Logistics

October 29, 2019

Floating shale gas LNG producer moving ahead with build out plans

BY Luke GeiverDelfin Midstream has furthered its floating approach to liquified natural gas processing. The Houston-based company announced this week that after working with Samsung Heavy Industries and Black & Veatch, it is moving forward with build out plans. READ MORE

October 29, 2019

EIA outlines Asia's huge need for natural gas in years ahead

BY Staff By 2050, higher levels of consumer activity and a greater need for electricity generation from non-coal sources, will push China's use of natural gas to levels that are roughly triple that of those seen today. READ MORE

October 28, 2019

Permian pipeline expanding for third time

BY EPIC Midstream EPIC Crude Holdings LP is opening a third Open Season for its EPIC Crude Oil Pipeline. The EPIC Crude Export Dock in Corpus Christi is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019 and will be capable of loading Aframax tankers. READ MORE

October 25, 2019

Abu Dhabi investor adds $50M to Permian LNG export project

BY NextDecade Corp. Mubadala’s investment further strengthens NextDecade’s capital position as the company continues to develop its Rio Grande LNG project, the largest liquefied natural gas export solution linking Permian Basin associated gas to the global market. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Tailwater infuses shale water firm Goodnight Midstream with $500M

BY Luke GeiverTailwater Capital LLC is continuing what it started with Goodnight Midstream in 2016. The Dallas-based energy-focused private equity team will invest more than $500 million into Goodnight's continued expansion. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Milestone begins build on its largest capital project in Permian

BY Milestone Environmental Services This is the third expansion project announced by Milestone this year and, combined with the simultaneous development of its Orla landfill and Big Spring slurry facility, marks the largest simultaneous capital expansion in the company’s history. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Enterprise to expand Permian, Eagle Ford pipeline

BY Enterprise Product Partners LP Enterprise will build a pipeline that connects the partnership’s 6 million barrel Midland, Texas, storage facility to its ECHO Terminal through its Eagle Ford system, This pipeline will have an initial capacity of 450,000 barrels per day. READ MORE

September 24, 2019

Energy infrastructure giants partner on South TX LNG pipeline

BY Luke GeiverEnbridge Inc. is looking to expand into the South Texas liquefied natural gas sector. The North American energy infrastructure company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NextDecade Corp. READ MORE

September 17, 2019

Whitepaper explains expanding shale water options in TX

BY Texas Alliance of Energy Producers Produced water management strategies have evolved dramatically over the past five years with increasing, albeit low, levels of treatment. READ MORE

September 17, 2019

Energy Transfer makes $5B move to bolster US oil, gas assets

BY Luke GeiverEnergy Transfer LP is spending $5 billion to expand its oil and natural gas transportation assets across multiple regions in the U.S. In a cash and share deal with SemGroup Corp., Energy Transfer will add a major deepwater ship channel near Houston. READ MORE

September 10, 2019

Private equity team, oilfield data firm partner for shale focus

BY Quantum Energy Partners Quantum Energy Partners is changing the traditional private equity landscape by leveraging technology and innovative data science through a partnership with advanced analytics firm RS Energy Group. READ MORE

September 09, 2019

Shale gas exporter expanding with $1.2B investment from Australia

BY Luke GeiverHouston-based liquefied natural gas processor and exporter Freeport LNG has gained more than $1 billion from an Australian-based investment firm. Westbourne Capital has announced its intentions. READ MORE

September 09, 2019

Shale water innovator earns $7.2M investment

BY Luke GeiverFor every barrel of oil produced in the Permian Basin, there are more than ten barrels of associated water that are sourced, recycled, transported and disposed of, according to Joshua Adler, CEO of Sourcewater. READ MORE

August 20, 2019

Crestwood’s shale assets will provide shareholder returns

BY Luke GeiverCrestwood Equity Partners is on the cusp of providing investors with returns on their commitment to the midstream energy asset owner and operator. READ MORE

August 20, 2019

Data Gumbo, Antelope Water bring blockchain tech to Permian shale

BY Data Gumbo Corp. Data Gumbo Corp., a Houston-based technology company that has developed a blockchain-as-a-service platform to streamline smart contracts for oil and gas, has announced that Antelope Water Management will deploy the tech in the Permian Basin. READ MORE

August 20, 2019

XRI opens Delaware Basin shale water supersystem

BY XRI In developing this Northern Delaware Basin Supersystem, XRI has designed and built infrastructure necessary to mitigate unnecessary disposal and water transportation costs for its customers through blending, reuse and pipeline transportation. READ MORE

August 13, 2019

Permian pipeline helps Trafigura connect WTI barrels to the world

BY Trafigura Trading LLC “Thanks to our worldwide network, we can demonstrate to U.S. producers a unique ability to place barrels with end customers around the world, from the Mediterranean to the Far East. WTI is fast becoming a global benchmark again," the company said. READ MORE

August 12, 2019

Chevron, EVX use new produced shale water pipe in Eagle Ford

BY Chevron Phillips Chemical Co Designed for high-temperature environments, this unique high-density polyethylene pipe will help decrease the need for heavy-haul trucks to transfer produced waste water, which will reduce traffic on public roads by an estimated 250,000 trucks. READ MORE

August 06, 2019

Lagoon, Continental agree to historic SCOOP/STACK water deal

BY Lagoon Water Solutions Lagoon, under the terms of the agreement, will be the first midstream company to provide recycled water for completion operations in Oklahoma. READ MORE

August 06, 2019

Caliber Midstream bolsters Bakken assets through acquisition

BY Caliber Midstream Holdings Caliber Midstream Holdings LP has acquired the North Dakota assets previously owned by American Midstream Partners LP. The assets are connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline. READ MORE

August 05, 2019

Concho signs with Solaris for Delaware Basin shale water services

BY Solaris Water Midstream Concho Resources Inc. and Solaris Water Midstream LLC have announced the formation of a strategic joint venture focused on optimizing produced water logistics at scale in the Northern Delaware Basin. READ MORE

August 05, 2019

Hexion, Black Mountain Sand partner on Permian shale resin

BY Hexion Inc. This unique partnership joins together one of the leading resin-coated proppant suppliers with the fastest-growing sand supplier in the world. Hexion’s Voyager resin-coating service unit will be strategically located at a Black Mountain Sand site. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

CP Energy adds Spartan services to bolster shale footprint

BY Luke GeiverCP Energy Services Inc. has added Spartan Energy Services. CP now consists of CP Well Testing, Arctic Energy Services, and Foster Testing. Spartan is a leading, multi-basin, oilfield services company. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Pipeline investors bolster case for growing their strategic fund

BY Luke GeiverNEP has formed the Strategic Pipeline Income Fund for accredited investors. The fund is meant to capitalize on the continued, and growing, need for pipelines to move oil, gas and ethanol across the U.S. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

Lucid, XTO agree to long-term Delaware Basin gas deal

BY Lucid Energy Group Lucid’s assets are strategically positioned for XTO’s development plans and complement what its affiliates are planning for midstream infrastructure within the basin and out of the basin to the downstream markets. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

US surpasses 12 million barrels per day of oil for first time

BY Emily Geary/U.S. Energy Information Administration U.S. crude oil production and lease condensate reached another milestone in April 2019, totaling 12.2 million barrels per day, according to EIA's latest Petroleum Supply Monthly. READ MORE

July 02, 2019

Bakken Conference set to bring new insight on tech, policy, plans

BY North American Shale Magazine The 2019 panel presentations will provide in-depth analysis and timely presentations from 30-plus speakers including a special session titled, “Innovation in Bakken Research: University- and Industry-Led Efforts to Solve Big Problems." READ MORE

July 01, 2019

Kinder Morgan, Tallgrass plan to expand Bakken crude takeaway

BY Luke GeiverKinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) and Tallgrass Energy have announced a new plan to move additional Bakken crude out of western North Dakota. A new expansion of existing infrastructure could help move more Bakken crude to Cushing, Oklahoma. READ MORE

June 26, 2019

Milestone breaks ground on Permian shale slurry injection site

BY Milestone Environmental Services Milestone’s ongoing strategic expansion will support growing customer needs for disposal, as well as our goal to have a facility within an hour of every customer in the region. READ MORE

June 18, 2019

For shale truck driver shortage, virtual reality could be answer

BY Luke GeiverVirtual reality simulators could be the key to maintaining oil and gas production in some of North America's most prolific, and truck-dependent, shale plays. READ MORE