U.S. Court Orders Dakota Access Pipeline Shut, Emptied | Pipeline & Gas Journal

NEW YORK (Reuters) — A U.S. District Court on Monday ordered Energy Transfer LP to shut and empty the largest pipeline from the North Dakota shale oil fields within 30 days, in a big win for the Native American tribes who have fought the line’s route across a crucial water supply.  Energy Transfer’s 570,000 barrel-per-day […]

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Federal court upholds Enbridge’s Great Lakes spill plans | AP News

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge has produced legally acceptable plans for dealing with a potential spill from oil pipelines that cross a Michigan channel linking two of the Great Lakes,… — Read on apnews.com/494a71d25966b7d0f364b48320b77dbb

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Energy Transfer weighs crude storage in idle pipelines | Argus Media

US midstream company Energy Transfer is weighing a plan to store crude in idle pipelines as shippers scramble to find available storage.  The company is looking for ways to idle two pipelines in Texas by “moving product around” and use them as storage space by mid-May, Energy Transfer told Argus today. The two lines would provide about […]

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Enbridge Energy Conducting Surveys For Potential Reroute Of Line 5 Pipeline | Wisconsin Public Radio

Enbridge Energy is requesting permission from residents and local governments to conduct land surveys in northern Wisconsin as it explores rerouting its Line 5 pipeline outside of the Bad River tribe’s reservation. Line 5 carries up to 540,000 barrels of oil and natural gas liquids per day from Superior to Sarnia, Ontario. On Thursday, an […]

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EXCLUSIVE-EPIC Midstream ships first crude on new Permian line to Gulf Coast – Reuters

EPIC Midstream Holdings LLC on Thursday began shipping crude oil on its 400,000 barrel per day (bpd) pipeline from the Permian Basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, pushing Midland crude prices to the highest in six months, traders said. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/article/epiccrude-pipeline-startup/exclusive-epic-midstream-ships-first-crude-on-new-permian-line-to-gulf-coast-idUKL2N25B1SX

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Exclusive: Plains’ Cactus II oil pipeline to begin line fill in a week – source – Reuters

Plains All American Pipeline LP’s 670,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Cactus II oil pipeline system from the Permian basin to the Corpus Christi, Texas area will commence line fill within a week, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/article/us-plains-all-amer-cactusii-exclusive/exclusive-plains-cactus-ii-oil-pipeline-to-begin-line-fill-in-a-week-source-idUSKCN1TS2XJ

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TSA under scrutiny over pipeline security failures – HoustonChronicle.com

From foreign security agencies to hacking collectives intent on bringing modern society to a grinding halt, the more than 2.7 million miles of oil and natural gas pipelines crisscrossing the United States make an alluring target. And standing between hackers and potentially devastating disruptions to the nation’s energy system is a division with six employees […]

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US says it will complete Keystone environmental review

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. government attorneys say the Trump administration plans to finish a new environmental review of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada even if a federal appeals court throws out a lawsuit that blocked the project. President Donald Trump issued a new permit for the $8 billion pipeline last month. In […]

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Canada Likely to Proceed With Trans Mountain Expansion

(Bloomberg) — The Canadian government is likely to proceed with expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline when it announces its final decision on the conduit next month, officials familiar with the matter say. The government has made no secret about its interest in finding a way to expand the line, but has tiptoed around […]

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Oil export terminal next to proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion gets state’s initial OK – nola.com

Oil export terminal next to proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion gets state’s initial OK – nola.com — Read on http://www.nola.com/environment/2019/04/oil-export-terminal-next-to-proposed-mid-barataria-sediment-diversion-gets-states-initial-ok.html

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