Enterprise to double Orla gas plant capacities

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP), Houston, has approved a project to expand originally planned capacities of its 300-MMcfd Orla I cryogenic natural gas processing plant currently under construction near Orla, Tex., in Reeves County. Source: News

Trans Mountain twin faces BC resistance

A pipeline expansion able to relieve a looming production bottleneck in the Alberta oil sands faces new opposition after a change of government in British Columbia. Source: News

US Senate leaders introduce federal energy policy reform bill

US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee leaders introduced fresh legislation on June 29 to address long-standing federal energy policies that recent improvements in the US oil and gas outlook may have rendered obsolete. S. 1460 is the successor to their earlier broad policy reform bill that failed to advance out of a House-Senate conference […]

Trump signals intention to achieve American ‘energy dominance’

US President Donald Trump announced a series of actions aimed at achieving not just American energy independence, but dominance. The initiatives include opening federal offshore areas to oil and gas development under a 2019-24 leasing program, building a crude oil pipeline to Mexico, and authorizing more LNG exports sooner, he told government, business, and labor […]

Lake Charles LNG gets feasibility study, nod for more exports

Lake Charles LNG Export Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP), has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Korea Gas Corp. (Kogas) to study the feasibility of joint participation in the Lake Charles LNG liquefaction project in Lake Charles, La. Houston-based BG LNG Services LLC, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell […]