Pipes

Burst Water Pipes Close FERC Headquarters

As ifoperating without a quorum weren’t enough trouble, FERC was forced to close its headquarters at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday due to a water emergency.

February 8, 2017
Moniz Drops Labels, Says Infrastructure ‘Very Good’ But Many NatGas Pipes ‘Very Old’

Moniz Drops Labels, Says Infrastructure ‘Very Good’ But Many NatGas Pipes ‘Very Old’

Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said the Obama administration is more concerned about the modernization of natural gas pipelines, rather than oil pipelines, but he said that overall the nation’s infrastructure is in good shape.

April 27, 2015

Alberta Taking Capacity in TransCanada Mainline Oil Conversion

The Alberta government has stepped forward as a customer for the planned conversion of one large pipe of the six parallel pipes that comprise TransCanada Corp.’s natural gas Mainline, which has suffered severely declining natural gas transport volumes, to oil service (see Daily GPI, April 29).

July 8, 2013

Alberta Takes Capacity on TransCanada Mainline Conversion

The Alberta government has stepped forward as a customer for the planned conversion to oil service of one large pipe of the six parallel pipes that comprise TransCanada Corp.’s natural gas Mainline, which has suffered severely declining gas transport volumes (see NGI, April 29).

July 8, 2013
Tuscaloosa Operators Get Severance Tax Break in Mississippi

Tuscaloosa Operators Get Severance Tax Break in Mississippi

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed into law several energy bills that were passed by state lawmakers this spring, including one piece of legislation that should encourage more development in the emerging Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS), as well as other unconventional oil and natural gas formations.

April 25, 2013

Midwest, Midcontinent Strength Offset Northeast Weakness

The physical gas market overall on average Thursday was unchanged, but once the wide-swinging Northeast pipes that include Algonquin, Iroquois and portions of Tennessee are factored in, the picture changes to a loss of 21 cents. Most cash trades were completed before the 10:30 a.m EST release of storage data by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), but the 157 Bcf withdrawal was less than the market was expecting, and futures slumped. At the close March had dropped 14.3 cents to $3.163 and April was off 14.0 cents to $3.231. March crude oil fell 30 cents to $97.31/bbl.

February 15, 2013

Northeast Tumbles, East Weakens, and California Steady

Spot natural gas prices on average fell 37 cents Monday, but if volatile New England pipes such as Algonquin, Iroquois and portions of Tennessee are factored out, the decline was about 3 cents.

February 5, 2013

Cash and Futures Wrestle Each Other Lower

Cash natural gas prices fell by a nickel on average Tuesday as a handful of multi-dollar gains posted on Northeast pipes were unable to offset a broad retreat at Great Lakes, eastern and most other locations, as well as a weak screen. At the close of trading January futures had given up 5.2 cents to $3.539 and February had eased 5.3 cents to $3.562. January crude oil fell 59 cents to $88.50/bbl.

December 5, 2012

Cash Steady, But Futures Grind Higher

Physical gas prices on average Thursday were flat with weakness noted on Northeast pipes and firming prices in Southern California. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported a storage build of 67 Bcf, about in line with expectations, and futures worked higher. At the close of futures trading October had risen 3.5 cents to $2.797 and November was up by 1.7 cents to $2.962. October crude oil fell 11 cents to $91.87/bbl.

September 21, 2012

Self-Criticism, Money Key to PG&E Pipeline Safety

Along with billions of dollars to make over its natural gas pipeline system, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) with 50,000 miles of distribution and transmission pipes is depending on all of its employees to speak up in identifying unsafe equipment, systems and processes, PG&E gas executive Nick Stavropoulos told NGI.

June 25, 2012
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