Capacity

Briefs — Permian Express Open Season

Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners LP is holding a binding open season to test support for intrastate Texas service from the Permian Basin to the Gulf Coast for up to 50,000 b/d of volume commitments on Phase 1 of Permian Express 3. The capacity offered would represent the remaining available volumes for first phase of the 140,000 b/d system. The remaining capacity is expected to come online later this year. For information contact Vice President Chris Martin at (713) 989-6250 or email him at chris.martin@energytransfer.com.

May 29, 2018
Appalachia to See 6 Bcf/d More Natural Gas Pipe Capacity in 2018, Says EIA

Appalachia to See 6 Bcf/d More Natural Gas Pipe Capacity in 2018, Says EIA

If all the natural gas pipeline projects now under construction to serve producers in the Marcellus and Utica shales start up as scheduled this year, more than 23 Bcf/d of Northeast takeaway capacity would be online, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

May 21, 2018

Cenovus Cites Lack of Canadian Oil Infrastructure for Reducing Rates, Storing Barrels

A “critical” lack of crude oil export capacity from Western Canada has forced Cenovus Energy Inc. to reduce production rates and store excess barrels in its reservoirs, the Calgary-based operator said Thursday.

March 22, 2018
NuStar Eyeing More West Texas Crude Capacity for Permian

NuStar Eyeing More West Texas Crude Capacity for Permian

A second capacity expansion to move more Permian Basin crude oil to multiple markets has been launched by NuStar Energy Inc.

January 11, 2018
Weather Outlooks Disappoint; November NatGas Forwards Tumble 12 Cents On Average

Weather Outlooks Disappoint; November NatGas Forwards Tumble 12 Cents On Average

With long-term weather forecasts pointing to possibly another warm winter ahead, natural gas forward markets fell an average 12 cents between Oct. 13 and 19, according to NGI’s Forward Look.

October 20, 2017
NatGas Production Keeping Storage Development At Bay — Even As Demand Grows

NatGas Production Keeping Storage Development At Bay — Even As Demand Grows

Even as the United States faces years of structural natural gas demand growth ahead, particularly in the form of liquefied natural gas and Mexican exports, the continued exploitation of shale resources will limit the need for more gas storage development, analysts say.

October 18, 2017

Mexican NatGas Shippers Sit Out Latest Auction for CFE’s Cross-Border Pipelines

No Mexican shippers submitted bids at a small auction held Sunday to release capacity on the NET Mexico pipeline, which carries gas from the Agua Dulce hub in South Texas to the Texas border town Rio Grande City.

September 12, 2017

Harvey Punishing Texas, Louisiana NatGas Processing, Refineries

Tropical Storm Harvey rained its terror on Texas again on Wednesday, making landfall about 30 miles east-southeast of the massive petrochemical and refinery complex in Port Arthur. For the energy complex, processing plants and refineries were taking the biggest hits, with flooding expected to continue along the upper Texas coast and inland through Louisiana for the next few days.

August 30, 2017
Marcellus, Utica NatGas Growth Paced by Processing, Fractionation Capacity, EIA Says

Marcellus, Utica NatGas Growth Paced by Processing, Fractionation Capacity, EIA Says

A dramatic increase in processing and fractionation capacity in Appalachia since 2010 has helped set the pace for the region’s natural gas production growth, with more expansion on the horizon, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a note Tuesday.

August 29, 2017

Enterprise Seeing Higher Volumes From Permian, Haynesville and Eagle Ford

Enterprise Products Partners LP’s management team said it believes higher rigs counts in the Permian Basin, as well as the Haynesville and Eagle Ford shales, will inexorably lead to higher oil and natural gas volumes flowing through its systems, beginning in the second half of the year.

August 7, 2017