Infrastructure & Construction

April 26, 2017

American Power Group sees large quarterly revenue increase

BY Patrick C. Miller Increased oil and gas activity in the U.S. and Canada has been good for American Power Group, which is expecting a significant revenue increase in its quarterly report. The company's natural gas conversion system is one reason for the resurgence. READ MORE

April 26, 2017

EPA issues 90-day stay on fugitive methane emissions rule

BY Patrick C. Miller The Environmental Protection Agency will stay compliance for 90 days on its fugitive methane emissions rule for the oil and gas industry. The agency will convene a proceeding to reconsider the rule's monitoring requirements. READ MORE

April 25, 2017

Lack of pipeline infrastructure hurts northeastern states

BY Patrick C. Miller A new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for the 21st Century shows that consumers in the northeastern U.S. are already being hurt by a lack a pipeline infrastructure. It's a situation that will only grow worse by 2020. READ MORE

April 19, 2017

ND production unexpectedly tops 1 million barrels per day again

BY Patrick C. Miller North Dakota's crude production unexpectedly topped the 1 million barrels per day mark in February. But Lynn Helms, director of the state’s Division of Mineral Resources, thinks other factors might cause production to drop again in March and April. READ MORE

April 19, 2017

Western Canada lacks pipeline capacity for more crude production

BY Patrick C. Miller A new report from IHS Markit says western Canada lacks the pipeline capacity to handle an additional 1 million barrels per day of production expected by 2020. A five-year review process is creating uncertainty for producers. READ MORE

April 19, 2017

Sioux tribe plans to stop DAPL oil flow scheduled for next month

BY Patrick C. Miller Filings made by Energy Transfer Partners with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission say oil should be flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline by mid-May. However, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is stepping up its efforts to halt the flow. READ MORE

April 19, 2017

Permian-to-Cushing pipeline planned, is Memphis oil’s last stop?

BY Luke GeiverA well-established pipeline provider in the Permian Basin has announced plans to move oil from West Texas northeast to the nation's largest oil storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma. READ MORE

April 12, 2017

Enterprise Products Partners announces Permian NGL pipeline plans

BY Enterprise Products Partners To serve what Enterprise Products Partners CEO A.J. Teague calls one of the hottest plays in North America, the company announced plans to build a 571-mile-long NGL pipeline in the Permian Basin. It will connect to a complex in Mont Belvieu, Texas. READ MORE

April 12, 2017

SkyX builds drones for pipeline inspection, mapping, surveillance

BY Patrick C. Miller SkyX, a Canadian company, is offering a new drone solution to the oil and gas industry. It's SkyOne vertical-takeoff-and-landing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) was designed with pipeline inspections in mind. READ MORE