Subsidiary

CGT Seeks Regulatory Approval for Pair of Marcellus Projects

Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. (CGT), a NiSource Inc. subsidiary, has applied for FERC approval of a pair of projects designed to collectively increase the company’s transportation capacity out of the Marcellus Shale by an additional 444,000 Dth/d.

May 16, 2013

SemGroup Builds Mississippian Services in Chesapeake Deal

Tulsa-based midstream operator SemGroup on Wednesday agreed to a $300 million cash price for Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s interests in subsidiary Mid-America Midstream Gas Services LLC, that comes with a 20-year gathering and processing contract for 540,000 net acres in the Mississippian Lime play.

May 2, 2013

Industry Brief

Blaze Energy Corp. said it has settled a dispute with Environmental Energy Services Inc. (EESV), exchanging subsidiary EESV Fayetteville Inc. and associated outstanding notes for EESV’s 76% stake in the company, in a stock deal valued at $1.9 million. Under the first phase of a reorganization plan, the Boise, ID-based company — which is not affiliated with Calgary-based Blaze Energy Ltd. — also accepted the resignations of all but one of its employees and canceled the lease for its corporate offices.

May 1, 2013

Pennsylvania, Shell Officials Say Due Diligence Continuing on Cracker

Contrary to a media report, there is no time frame for when a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc will make a decision over whether to build a proposed “world scale” ethane cracker in western Pennsylvania, state and company officials told NGI’s Shale Daily.

April 30, 2013

Midstream Pair Considering Alberta NGL Pipeline

Calgary-based midstream company Keyera Corp. and Plains All American Pipeline subsidiary Plains Midstream Canada ULC have joined forces to solicit interest in the construction of a jointly-owned natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline system in northwest Alberta.

April 12, 2013

Rosneft Takes Stakes in ExxonMobil’s GOM Properties

A subsidiary of Russian state-owned OAO Rosneft has acquired a 30% interest in 20 deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) exploration blocks held by ExxonMobil Corp.

March 11, 2013

FERC Asked to Approve Mexico Gas Export Pipeline

Sierrita Gas Pipeline LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Kinder Morgan Inc., has filed an application seeking authorization to build pipeline facilities to export natural gas to serve the power generation market in northern Mexico.

March 4, 2013

Honeywell’s UOP Announces New Membrane to Improve Gas Processing

Honeywell subsidiary UOP LLC unveiled on Tuesday a membrane element for its natural gas processing systems that it claims increases processing capacity and enhances carbon dioxide and contaminant removal.

February 28, 2013

Kinder Morgan Asks FERC to Approve Export Pipeline to Mexico

Sierrita Gas Pipeline LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Kinder Morgan Inc., has filed an application seeking authorization to build pipeline facilities to export natural gas to serve the power generation market in northern Mexico.

February 26, 2013

Pioneer Strikes Wolfcamp JV, Drops Barnett Sale

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has signed an agreement with Sinochem Petroleum USA LLC, a U.S. subsidiary of China’s Sinochem Group, to sell 40% of its interest in 207,000 net acres leased by the Pioneer in the horizontal Wolfcamp Shale in the southern portion of the Spraberry Trend Area Field for $1.7 billion.

February 4, 2013