Infrastructure & Construction

January 16, 2018

NuStar Energy to expand capacity of Permian crude system

BY Patrick C. MillerNuStar Energy is expanding the capacity of its Permian crude transportation and storage system by 70,000 barrel per day. A binding open season on the expansion began Jan. 9 and will run for at least 30 days. READ MORE

January 16, 2018

Gerard: Northeast could lower energy costs with Marcellus shale

BY Patrick C. Miller The Northeast U.S. wouldn't have to suffer from cold weather and high electricity rates if policymakers would approve infrastructure projects and make use of shale gas from the Marcellus, says Jack Gerard, API president and CEO. READ MORE

January 15, 2018

Marcellus, Utica operator pledges $580M for 2018 operations

BY Luke GeiverCNX Resources Corp. intends to invest up to $580 million into Marcellus and Utica shale play drilling and completion activities this year. The Pittsburgh-based company said it would also spend another $275 million on water, midstream and land. READ MORE

January 09, 2018

ONEOK to build $1.4 billion Elk Creek Pipeline to aid Bakken

BY Patrick C. MillerONEOK Inc. will add much-needed NGL take-away capacity to the Rocky Mountain region with the construction of the $1.4 billion Elk Creek Pipeline. Expected to be completed in 2019, the pipeline's capacity will be 240,000 barrels per day. READ MORE

January 09, 2018

Paper: Northeast could be second U.S. petrochemical hub

BY Staff The Marcellus and Utica shale plays are unique in that they produce a large volume of ethane and propane. A new white paper says this could provide the U.S.. with a second petrochemical hub in addition to the Gulf Coast. READ MORE

January 08, 2018

New crude oil pipeline set for Eagle Ford

BY Luke GeiverHouston-based EVX Midstream Partners got off to a quick start in 2018. In McMullen County, Texas, the company has announced plans to construct, own and operate a new crude gathering line targeting Eagle Ford producers. READ MORE

January 02, 2018

EPIC completes dual Permian pipeline plan

BY Luke GeiverEPIC, a Texas-based midstream infrastructure firm, will use the right-of-way of an under construction natural gas liquids pipeline for a new-build 730-mile crude pipeline to move Permian-based crude to Corpus Christi. READ MORE

December 26, 2017

U.S. shale midstream companies could prosper in 2018

BY Patrick C. Miller A new report from a Colorado energy assets research firm forecasts a positive outlook for midstream companies operating in U.S. shale plays during 2018. East Daley Capital believes increases in crude and gas production will benefit some companies. READ MORE

December 15, 2017

Houston midstream companies form DJ Basin joint venture

BY Patrick C. Miller Houston-based companies Noble Midstream Partners and Greenfield Midstream have formed a joint venture partnership to acquire the assets of Saddle Butte Rockies Midstream in Colorado's DJ Basin. The new partnership is called Black Diamond Gathering. READ MORE