A subsidiary of Hilcorp Energy Co. has filed plans with the Interior Department for its proposal to build a manmade island six miles offshore atop North Slope oil targets in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea, and a subsea pipeline connecting the island to the mainland.
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A new aboriginal supporter stepped forward in British Columbia for a jumbo liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project on Vancouver Island.
British Columbia’s aspiring liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry spread into prime eco-tourism territory, when a tanker terminal scheme on Vancouver Island obtained a 25-year federal license to export up to 2.6 Bcf/d.
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer NextDecade has an option on land it’s considering for a terminal site in Galveston, TX. The project is seen as a potential complement to a terminal the company is planning to construct in Brownsville, TX.
Five salvage experts boarded the grounded drilling unit Kulluk Wednesday morning on the southeast shoreline of Sitkalidak Island, AK, to conduct a structural assessment to be used in salvage plans being developed by the Kulluk Tow Incident Unified Command.
New York legislators have sent Gov. Andrew Cuomo a bill intended to improve the state’s water management, using a permitting program to prevent “overconsumption” by large-scale users, which may include the energy industry.
Xcel Energy’s 550 MW Unit 1 at its Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant in Minnesota began a planned four- to six-week refueling outage late last Friday, meaning the multi-state utility holding company will be drawing on added supplies from its other generation sources or purchasing more power in the wholesale market. The refueling comes after more than 500 days of continuous operation of the unit, Xcel said. The unit is one of two at the 1,100 MW plant in Red Wing, MN. One of the reactors typically is refueled every 18 months.