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Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Announces Proteus and Endymion Transports First Oil from Shell-operated Appomattox in the Gulf of Mexico

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Houston, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX) announced today that the systems owned by Proteus Oil Pipeline Company LLC (“Proteus”) and Endymion Oil Pipeline Company LLC (“Endymion”) increased volumes of crude oil from the startup of the Shell-operated Appomattox floating production system via the newly commissioned Mattox Pipeline (“Mattox”), Read More

US forecasters predict ‘near-normal’ Atlantic hurricane season with two-four major storms

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Highlights Outlook sees up to 15 named storms, eight hurricanes Rising US oil, gas exports add to energy sector risks Demand destruction remains top power concern Washington — The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts four to eight hurricanes will develop during this year’s Atlantic hurricane season, including two to four major storms with Read More

Brazil wants to double gas outflow from pre-salt formation

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5/23/2019 Brazil selected energy infrastructure. Photo: EIA. RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil Energy Magazine) — New routes to deliver the natural gas produced in the pre-salt could require $2 billion in investments, according to the Energy Research Company (EPE). The pipeline study would each have the capacity to transport between 10 MMcmd to 15 MMcmd, more Read More

Certarus Ltd. Announces Strategic Alliance and Commercial Investment Agreement With Enbridge Inc. for the Expansion of Natural Gas Supply to Remote Locations in Northern Ontario

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TORONTO, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Certarus Ltd. (“Certarus” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Union Energy Solutions Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Enbridge Inc., collectively (“Enbridge”), enabling a strategic alliance and commercial investment by Enbridge into Certarus’ compressed natural gas (CNG) infrastructure Read More

Canada’s oil-rich Alberta tables bill to repeal carbon tax

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta tabled a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government in Ottawa. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with Read More

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. Announces Formal Signing of Ecuador Blocks

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (“Gran Tierra” or the “Company”) (NYSE American:GTE)(TSX:GTE)(LSE:GTE) is pleased to announce that the Company has officially signed Participation Contracts (“Contracts”) for three blocks located in Ecuador. The three blocks were preliminarily awarded to the Company in March 2019 by the Ministerio de Energia Read More

Canada’s oil-rich Alberta tabling bill to repeal carbon tax

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta will table a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, the new government said in a speech kicking off its first legislative session. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with the media in front of Read More

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks prior to presenting the Public Safety Medals of Valor to officers in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (Reuters) – The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, Read More

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense. Felony charges that carry sentences of up to five years in prison were brought last year against protesters Read More

Con Edison limits natural gas service due to pipeline constraints into New York City area

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May 22, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration In January 2019, Consolidated Edison, Inc., (Con Edison)—the largest utility provider in the New York City area, serving 10 million customers—announced a moratorium on new natural gas connections in most of Westchester County, effective March 16. Demand for natural gas in the New York City area has Read More