Customers

Out-of-Work Gas Rigs Get Oil Jobs, Driller Says

The natural gas market may be in a “dire state,” but Tulsa-based contract driller Helmerich & Payne Inc. is poised to benefit as customers migrate to oil and liquids-rich shale plays where its high-performance AC-drive rigs are well suited to the more complicated work, CEO Hans Helmerich said Tuesday.

February 2, 2012

Driller Making Most of Migration to Oil

The natural gas market may be in a “dire state,” but Tulsa-based contract driller Helmerich & Payne Inc. is poised to benefit as customers migrate to oil and liquids-rich shale plays where its high-performance AC-drive rigs are well suited to the more complicated work, CEO Hans Helmerich said Tuesday.

February 1, 2012

TransCanada Touts Mainline Loyalists

A core of customers is staying loyal to TransCanada Corp.’s troubled natural gas Mainline from Alberta to Ontario, Quebec, and border crossings into the United States, the beleaguered transporter said.

December 12, 2011

TransCanada Touts Mainline Loyalists

A core of customers is staying loyal to TransCanada Corp.’s troubled natural gas Mainline from Alberta to Ontario, Quebec, and border crossings into the United States, the beleaguered transporter said.

December 12, 2011

Empire Cleared to Transport Marcellus Gas to Canada

FERC Friday approved Empire Pipeline Inc.’s request to begin service on its Tioga County Extension to transport Marcellus Shale production in Pennsylvania to the U.S.-Canadian border.

November 22, 2011

Transportation Notes

Tennessee lifted Wednesday an Imbalance Warning on Line 300 downstream of Station 313 but asked customers to match physical flow with scheduled quantities. The pipeline also delayed a line abandonment project on its 523M-7300 and 523M-7600 lines, previously scheduled from Wednesday through Sept. 29, until Saturday through Oct. 2. The work will cause the suspension of flows at four Vermilion meters offshore Louisiana, but no additional service impact is anticipated.

September 22, 2011

Transportation Notes

With Florida temperatures predicted to be in the 90s, Florida Gas Transmission notified market-area customers that it was issuing an Overage Alert Day for Tuesday at 25% tolerance for negative daily imbalances.

September 21, 2011

MicroSeismic, NSI to Collaborate on Fracking Technology

Two technology firms on Thursday partnered to create an engineering and geoscience “solution” to allow unconventional oil and gas operators to incorporate microseismic data and hydraulic fracturing designs to help them model their well fractures.

September 16, 2011

Transportation Note

Tennessee Gas Pipeline on Tuesday morning informed its customers that it is lifting its imbalance warning in Zone 4 on the 300 Line. However, the pipeline continues to request that all parties match physical flow with scheduled quantities.

September 14, 2011

FERC: Kern River Can’t Force Shipper Terms

FERC has blocked Kern River Gas Transmission’s attempt to force shippers within the same class whose contracts are expiring to agree to renew for the same term or face higher rates.

September 5, 2011