Sunoco Launches Open Season for Mariner East 2 Project

Sunoco Launches Open Season for Mariner East 2 Project

Responding to shipper interest in a natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline servicing the Marcellus and Utica shales, Sunoco Logistics Partners LP launched a binding open season for its Mariner East 2 project on Wednesday.

December 5, 2013

Kinder Morgan: More Marcellus/Utica Opportunities to Come

The way that production has been climbing in Marcellus-Utica Shale country, there could be enough to support two pipeline projects to carry natural gas liquids (NGL) from the region to the Gulf Coast, a Kinder Morgan executive allowed during an earnings conference call Wednesday. And the company is weighing other projects to move the region’s output into the Northeast.

October 17, 2013

Two Gulf Coast Projects Planned to Export More LPG

Shale-driven natural gas liquids (NGL) supplies are pushing midstream companies to pursue additional capacity to export propane and/or butane from the Gulf Coast. Two new projects would offer combined loading capacity of 36,000 bbl per hour for export.

October 3, 2013
McClendon’s American Energy Secures Ohio Partner

McClendon’s American Energy Secures Ohio Partner

Aubrey McClendon’s American Energy Partners LLC is gearing up to test Utica Shale deposits in Guernsey and Harrison counties, a new partner said Tuesday.

October 3, 2013
EV Energy Partners Bolting On More Barnett Acreage

EV Energy Partners Bolting On More Barnett Acreage

EV Energy Partners LP (EVEP) and partnerships managed by EnerVest Ltd. have agreed to acquire Barnett Shale natural gas properties from Carrizo Oil and Gas Inc.

September 10, 2013

Industry Brief

Sunoco Logistics Partners’ Sunoco Pipeline is holding a binding open season for its Granite Wash Extension pipeline to provide crude oil takeaway capacity for growing production from the Granite Wash Shale in the northeastern Texas Panhandle and portions of western Oklahoma. The pipeline would originate in Wheeler County, TX, and terminate in Ringgold, TX, where it would interconnect with an existing Sunoco Logistics pipeline with the ability to provide transportation to Corsicana, TX. From Corsicana, access to multiple Sunoco Logistics and third-party pipelines would provide producers the ability to reach various markets and refineries on the Gulf Coast and in the Midcontinent. The partnership would lay 200 miles of new pipeline and construct pump stations, tankage and truck unloading facilities. The Granite Wash Extension is anticipated to have an initial capacity of 70,000 b/d to Ringgold and is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2014.

July 18, 2013

Atlas Adding 200 MMcf/d of Permian Processing

Growing natural gas production in the Permian Basin has prompted Atlas Pipeline Partners LP to announce plans for a new 200 MMcf/d cryogenic processing plant, which will be anchored by production from Pioneer Natural Resources Inc.

July 17, 2013

Industry Briefs

NGL Energy Partners LP has acquired the assets of High Roller Wells LLC’s Big Lake SWD No. 1 Ltd., a Texas limited partnership. The Big Lake acquisition expands NGL’s water services business by adding a high-capacity, strategically located, oil and gas water disposal facility to its portfolio of water treatment and gathering infrastructure. The acquisition brings an 25,000 barrels of disposal capacity in the growing Permian Basin in West Texas, the company said.

July 9, 2013

Global Competition Slamming LNG Prices, Says ExxonMobil

Sales competition is undermining international prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG), according to ExxonMobil Corp.’s export terminal proposal for the northern Pacific Coast of British Columbia (BC). The supermajor and Canadian affiliate Imperial Oil Ltd. noted the competition in a filing with the National Energy Board (NEB) to build a terminal that could export as much as 30 million metric tons a year (mmty) to overseas markets.

July 8, 2013

Chesapeake Moving from Risk-Taker to Profit-Maker

Chesapeake Energy Corp., the mega-operator that Aubrey McClendon built shale-by-shale, is being repurposed brick-by-brick as the company transitions from risky exploration to steady production.

July 8, 2013