Dallas-based Navigator Energy Services said Wednesday it plans to expand the Glass Mountain Pipeline System (GMP), adding segregated crude grades, more storage/transport capacity, multiple origin points and market access at the Cushing hub in Oklahoma.
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Enterprise Products Partners LP said it may consider raising tariffs of its Seaway Pipeline, one week after a competitor, TransCanada Corp., told federal regulators that it wants to increase the temporary discounted spot rate for light crude from Cushing, OK, to Houston and Port Arthur, TX.
More crude oil takeaway is set to be built from the Permian Basin to Cushing, OK, following a successful open season by a subsidiary of Plains All American Pipeline LP (PAA).
Oklahoma regulators have directed operators of more than 50 wastewater injection wells near Cushing to either cease or scale back their operations, in response to a magnitude-5.0 earthquake that struck near the crude storage and transportation hub last weekend.
An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit near the crude storage and transportation hub of Cushing, OK, on Sunday and spawned at least six aftershocks, but no damage was reported to energy-related infrastructure in the city.
More oil/natural gas wastewater disposal wells have joined the Oklahoma Corporation Commission’s (OCC) action plan for reduced injections following a spate of minor earthquakes around Cushing, OK.
Eleven minor earthquakes have hit the Cushing, OK, area over the past week, the strongest of which was a 4.5-magnitude temblor recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on Saturday.
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) has ordered two disposal wells to stop operations and for another three wells to reduce their disposal volume after analyzing disposal well and seismicity data in the Cushing area, the agency said Friday.
Koch Pipeline Co. LP is holding a nonbinding open season for the Dakota Express Pipeline, which would carry crude oil from the Bakken Shale in western North Dakota to Hartford and Patoka, IL. A connection at Patoka to the Eastern Gulf Crude Access Pipeline to carry crude to Gulf Coast refineries is also contemplated.
The Bakken Shale may be booming, but Oneok Partners LP’s recent open season for the proposed Bakken Crude Express Pipeline was a bust, and the project has been scrapped, the partnership said Tuesday.