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New Fractionators to Handle Eagle Ford NGLs

LyondellBasell has contracted with TexStar MidStream Services LP for TexStar to install two natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionation units next to affiliate Equistar Chemicals LP’s Corpus Christi, TX, plant. The units will process NGLs from the Eagle Ford Shale.

April 15, 2013

On Marcellus Growth, Natural Gas ‘Replumbing’ Underway

Almost every week projects to build or expand natural gas pipelines and natural gas liquids (NGL) midstream infrastructure is unveiled, and most of the news has one thing in common: the Marcellus Shale, something that’s not likely to change anytime soon, according to industry executives.

April 15, 2013

Columbia Gas Pursues Expansions to Accommodate Marcellus Development

Columbia Pipeline Group is seeking to expand the eastern side of its Columbia Gas Transmission system to provide Marcellus Shale gas to growing markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. It is also pursuing an expansion of the western side of its system to give producers an additional path out of the Marcellus/Utica region and to help avoid continued basis erosion.

March 4, 2013

Senate Republicans Offer Broad Energy Bill

Comprehensive energy legislation proposed by Senate Republicans last Wednesday seeks to open all federal waters to oil and natural gas leasing, expand revenue sharing between the federal government and coastal states, open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to production and bar the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

March 4, 2013

Senate Republicans Offer Broad Energy Bill

Comprehensive energy legislation proposed by Senate Republicans Wednesday seeks to open all federal waters to oil and natural gas leasing, expand revenue sharing between the federal government and coastal states, open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to production and bar the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

March 1, 2013

Pipeline Would Link Eagle Ford Gas to Mexico Power Plants

NET Midstream unit NET Mexico Pipeline LP plans to build a 124-mile, 42-inch diameter natural gas pipeline to carry gas produced in the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas to the Texas-Mexico border.

February 25, 2013

ConocoPhillips Teams With PetroChina On Chinese, Australian Targets

Aiming to expand its international unconventional resource opportunities, Houston-based exploration and production independent ConocoPhillips said Wednesday it has entered into a set of agreements with PetroChina Co. Ltd., under which PetroChina will acquire an interest in two Western Australia exploration assets and establish a joint study agreement (JSA) for unconventional resource development in China’s Sichuan Basin.

February 21, 2013

MarkWest Utica Expanding Ohio Services for Rex Energy

MarkWest Utica EMG LLC has clinched an agreement with Rex Energy Corp. to expand its Utica Shale midstream infrastructure.

February 20, 2013

Rosneft Offered Stake in Alaska Natural Gas Project

ExxonMobil Corp. and Russia’s state-owned OAO Rosneft last week agreed to expand a 2011 strategic cooperation agreement for exploration and development, and Rosneft was offered an option to a big stake in the Point Thomson, AK, natural gas and condensate project.

February 18, 2013

ExxonMobil Gives Rosneft Option on Alaska Natural Gas Project

ExxonMobil Corp. and Russia’s state-owned OAO Rosneft have agreed to expand a 2011 strategic cooperation agreement that significantly expands exploration and development plans, and offers Rosneft a big stake in the Point Thomson, AK, natural gas and condensate project.

February 14, 2013