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Shale Activities Could Replace Former Ohio Steel Plant Site

A former steel plant in Steubenville, OH, is being redeveloped into an industrial park, a portion of which state and local officials say will be used to support operations in the Marcellus Shale.

April 9, 2013

Phillips 66 Gulf Coast Fractionator to Bypass Mont Belvieu

In its efforts to maximize the opportunities provided by the domestic shale oil and gas boom, Houston-based Phillips 66 said it plans to develop a 100,000 b/d natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionator in Old Ocean, TX, which would provide an alternative for suppliers wary of congestion at facilities located in and around Mont Belvieu, TX.

April 4, 2013

SDG&E to Seek More Local Generation, Including NatGas

Sempra Energy’s San Diego Gas and Electric Co. (SDG&E) was directed by state regulators Thursday to develop more locally based electricity generation, including some natural gas-fired plants and repowering. SDG&E now seeks to have nearly 300 MW of additional power under contract by 2018.

March 25, 2013

Rail Terminal Planned to Serve Texas, New Mexico Producers

Rangeland Energy is buying land near Loving, NM, where it plans to develop a large terminal facility to handle crude oil, frack sand, pipe and other products; plans for a crude oil pipeline to the terminal also are in the works, the company said Monday.

March 21, 2013

IEA: Asia Gas Market Needs A Hub

The world’s fastest-growing natural gas market, Asia, is expected to be its second-largest two years from now; however, for the benefits of gas to be realized and for the market to develop fully, Western-style regulatory and trading practices will have to come into play, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

March 4, 2013

IEA: Asia Gas Market Needs A Hub and Price Signals

The world’s fastest-growing natural gas market, Asia, is expected to be its second-largest two years from now; however, for the benefits of gas to be realized and for the market to develop fully, Western-style regulatory and trading practices will have to come into play, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

February 27, 2013

Portion of Trunkline Could Be Bakken Oil Bridge to Gulf

Enbridge Inc. and Energy Transfer are planning to develop a pipeline to carry crude oil from Western Canada and the Bakken Shale, by way of the Patoka, IL, hub to the eastern Gulf Coast in a project that would convert portions of the Trunkline Gas Co. LLC natural gas system to oil service.

February 20, 2013

Oregon Generator Goes for More Gas-Fired Power

Portland General Electric Co. (PGE) said Thursday that a utility owned and operated option has won the bidding to develop a 220 MW natural gas-fired peaking generation facility to be located adjacent to baseload gas-fired electric generation plants operated by PGE northwest of the Portland metropolitan area.

February 4, 2013

Kinder, Shell In LNG Export Venture

Units of Royal Dutch Shell plc and Kinder Morgan Inc. are forming a partnership to develop a natural gas liquefaction and export plant in two phases at Southern LNG Co. LLC’s Elba Island LNG Terminal near Savannah, GA.

February 4, 2013

Trans Energy Sells Shallow Assets, Connects Two Wells to Pipeline

Trans Energy Inc. announced Wednesday that it had sold its drilling rights and working interest in shallow wells targeting the Devonian Shale for $2.75 million before adjustments, but had retained a royalty interest on most wells and drilling rights to deeper formations, such as the Rhinestreet, Marcellus and Utica shales.

February 1, 2013