Upstream

Transportation Notes

Tennessee lifted Wednesday an Action Alert OFO for all balancing parties on Line 200 in Zone 4; on Line 300 in Zone 4 upstream of Station 315 (Wellsboro, PA); on Line 300 in Zone 4 downstream of Station 321 (West Clifford, PA); and in Zones 5 and 6. The OFO remained in effect for all balancing parties on Line 300 in Zone 4 between Stations 315 and 321, Tennessee said.

October 27, 2011

Philadelphia Mayor Declines To Have City Join DRBC Lawsuit

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has declined to have the city join a lawsuit against the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) over Marcellus Shale development, despite a resolution from the City Council supporting such a move.

October 26, 2011

Transportation Notes

Columbia Gas is deeming Thursday as a Critical Day for storage, which means no interruptible storage injections are expected to be available. Upstream affiliate Columbia Gulf said no AutoPAL (Park and Loan) services nor due-pipe imbalance resolution nominations will be allowed effective Thursday.

October 13, 2011

Williams May Delay E&P Spinoff

Williams could delay the spinoff of its exploration and production (E&P) business, but the company remains committed to separating the upstream unit from its expanding midstream operations, CEO Alan Armstrong said on Wednesday.

September 12, 2011

Williams May Delay E&P Spinoff

Williams could delay the spinoff of its exploration and production (E&P) business, but the company remains committed to separating the upstream unit from its expanding midstream operations, CEO Alan Armstrong said on Wednesday.

September 12, 2011

Transportation Notes

Citing low linepack on upstream pipeline Kern River, Southwest Gas issued a Hold Burn to Scheduled Quantities notice Wednesday. Southwest asked shippers to limit actual takes to no more than their scheduled nominations.

August 11, 2011

Marathon’s Upstream Business Goes It Alone

Friday marks a new day for Marathon Oil Corp. as an independent upstream company after completing the spinoff Thursday of its downstream businesses.

July 1, 2011

Apache Eyes Upstream Opportunities

Apache Corp. is pouring more money into its upstream projects this year to advance a backlog of North American and overseas opportunities, CEO Steve Farris said last week.

May 23, 2011

Apache Eyes Expanded Gas, Oil Opportunities

Apache Corp. is pouring more money into its upstream projects this year to advance a backlog of North American and overseas opportunities, CEO Steve Farris said Tuesday.

May 19, 2011

‘Big Crew Change’ Could Reshape Energy Industry

The global upstream industry faces the loss of 5,000 experienced “petrotechnical professionals (PTP)” by 2014, according to a human resources (HR) benchmark study by Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC).

April 4, 2011