Propane

AltaGas Expects Increased Propane Exports Thanks to Liquids-Rich Montney Formation

AltaGas Expects Increased Propane Exports Thanks to Liquids-Rich Montney Formation

After a year of overseas sales growth, the pioneer of propane tanker loadings on the north Pacific coast of British Columbia (BC) has doubled the volume authorized for its international traffic in the natural gas byproduct. AltaGas Ltd. has obtained a second 25-year export license for 40,000 b/d from the Canada Energy Regulator (CER). The…

August 25, 2020
AltaGas Eyes Doubling Propane Exports Overseas from BC Terminal

AltaGas Eyes Doubling Propane Exports Overseas from BC Terminal

The Covid-19 pandemic only inflicts a temporary setback on overseas propane shipments as byproduct growth for the Canadian natural gas industry, according to AltaGas Ltd.

June 3, 2020
NGLs Emerge as ‘Small Silver Lining’ for U.S. Producers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Oil Downturn

NGLs Emerge as ‘Small Silver Lining’ for U.S. Producers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Oil Downturn

Natural gas liquids (NGL) production in the United States could prove a relative bright spot in an otherwise grim run for the energy sector.

May 13, 2020
Enterprise Sanctions Another NGL-Driven PDH Plant for Mont Belvieu

Enterprise Sanctions Another NGL-Driven PDH Plant for Mont Belvieu

Enterprise Products Partners LP on Thursday pulled the trigger to build a second propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant at its Mont Belvieu complex in Texas, in partnership with petrochemical giant LyondellBasell Industries NV.

September 26, 2019

Appalachian Petrochemical Prospects Abound on Cost-Advantages, IHS Says

Prospects for a wide variety of chemical manufacturing in the Appalachian Basin are robust as low-cost methane, propane and butane supplies are expected to continue increasing in the coming years, according to a study released last week by IHS Markit.

March 26, 2019
Pembina Aims for 2023 Ramp of Alberta Petrochemical Plant

Pembina Aims for 2023 Ramp of Alberta Petrochemical Plant

Pembina Pipeline Corp. has set a target of 2023 to start up production in Alberta from a C$4.5 billion ($3.4 billion) petrochemical project with its Kuwait partner.

February 5, 2019

Canada Issues New Export License as Propane Supplies Grow

Projected surplus Canadian propane supplies available for export grew Tuesday to 285,000 b/d, when the National Energy Board (NEB) granted the fourth permit for foreign sales from the Pacific coast.

August 10, 2018
Appalachian Midstream Build-Out Expands as Producers Fill More NGL Barrels

Appalachian Midstream Build-Out Expands as Producers Fill More NGL Barrels

Stronger oil prices are again incentivizing natural gas liquids (NGL) development in Appalachia, and the midstream sector is keeping pace with a slew of gathering and processing projects in the works, as rigs shift back toward wetter portions of the Marcellus and Utica shales.

June 1, 2018

Renewable Natural Gas Drawing Competitors Across Fossil Fuel Spectrum

While alternative fuel transportation advocates have rallied around renewable natural gas (RNG) and near-zero emission natural gas vehicles (NGV) in the heavy-duty fleet sector, “cleaner” versions of diesel, propane and hydrogen are bidding to compete in the sector.

February 1, 2018

NatGas Producers Awaiting Canadian Petrochemical Plant Buildout

A target date of 2021 has been set to complete a new petrochemical plant for 22,000 b/d of propane from Alberta natural gas producers.

December 21, 2017
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