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Early Work Under Way on TransCanada Mainline Conversion

TransCanada Corp.’s first quarter earnings were positively impacted by the recent decision by Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) on the company’s Mainline restructuring proposal, the company said Friday. TransCanada also pushed back the in-service date of its long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline to late 2015 from the previously planned late 2014/early 2015 due to regulatory delays.

July 8, 2013

Early Work on TransCanada Mainline Conversion Under Way

TransCanada Corp.’s first quarter earnings were positively impacted by the recent decision by Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) on the company’s Mainline restructuring proposal, the company said Friday. TransCanada also pushed back the in-service date of its long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline to late 2015 from the previously planned late 2014/early 2015 due to regulatory delays.

April 29, 2013

Rating Agencies Give ‘Positive’ Outlook to El Paso Unit

The two major credit rating agencies Thursday reacted mostly positively to $500 million in unsecured debt for El Paso Corp.’s pipeline partners unit, affirming its “B” ratings and designating the outlook as “positive.”

September 16, 2011

API: U.S. Energy Industry Creates Jobs, Wages Nationwide

As the oil and natural gas industry continues to lobby to keep its drilling subsidies, the American Petroleum Institute (API) has released a new study to show how the industry’s nationwide workforce positively impacts the United States by creating jobs and wages.

May 24, 2011

Shell Raises Spending, Dividend Plans Despite Quarterly Losses

Undeterred by lower commodity prices that slammed quarterly profits, Royal Dutch Shell sounded positively bullish last week, announcing that it plans to raise dividends and increase capital spending this year.

February 2, 2009

Shell Raises Spending, Dividend Plans Despite Quarterly Losses

Undeterred by lower commodity prices that slammed quarterly profits, Royal Dutch Shell sounded positively bullish Thursday, announcing that it plans to raise dividends and increase capital spending this year.

January 30, 2009

Analyst: Compromise on Judicial Nominees ‘Bodes Positively’ for Senate Energy Bill

A deal signed late Monday by 14 centrist senators to avert a showdown over judicial nominees “bodes positively” for the chances for energy legislation in the Senate next month, said energy analyst Christine Tezak. She believes the outlook for energy legislation in Congress this year would be particularly good if the cooperative spirit continues.

May 25, 2005

Investors Respond Positively to El Paso Removing Ratings Triggers

El Paso Corp. has completed the removal of the ratings triggers on its $1 billion Clydesdale minority interest financing, which concludes a plan announced in December to remove ratings triggers on $4 billion of securities in order to strengthen its balance sheet.

July 23, 2002

Investors Respond Positively to El Paso Removing Ratings Triggers

El Paso Corp. has completed the removal of the ratings triggers on its $1 billion Clydesdale minority interest financing, which concludes a plan announced in December to remove ratings triggers on $4 billion of securities in order to strengthen its balance sheet.

July 23, 2002

Brownell: Lessons of Gas Restructuring Being Ignored

All of the lessons of how the nation positively benefited from the successful restructuring of the nation’s natural gas markets, from greater investment in energy infrastructure to innovation, are being lost in the shuffle as the electric utility industry continues to come to terms with its own march towards competition, FERC Commissioner Nora Brownell said last Tuesday. The end result? Consumers in the United States are being denied the opportunity to reap the fruits of new technologies that come with the evolution of markets, she argued.

February 4, 2002