Logistics

May 30, 2019

Altus bolsters Permian gas midstream foothold with pipe, plants

BY Luke GeiverAltus Midstream is positioning itself for a long-term presence in the Permian Basin shale gas scene. This week the company bought into a long-haul pipeline plan designed to move gas to the Gulf Coast. It also added one of three processing plants. READ MORE

May 28, 2019

Bakken midstream developer helps establish LNG site in Florida

BY Luke GeiverA Bakken-focused midstream and transload site provider has played a part in opening a small-scale liquefied natural gas facility in Florida. Northstar Midstream, which owns and operates a crude gathering and transload site in western ND, helped. READ MORE

May 28, 2019

With help from Saudi Aramco, Sempra building out US LNG facility

BY Luke GeiverSempra Energy has been busy in the first half of 2019 establishing its global liquefied natural gas company. The company recently entered negotiations with Saudi Aramco for export or supply opportunities. READ MORE

May 07, 2019

STACK shale gains new gas gathering system

BY Howard Energy Partners Howard Energy Partners has announced that it has executed an agreement with a major North American oil and gas producer to construct, own and operate a new natural gas gathering system located in the STACK play. READ MORE

May 06, 2019

In Depth: Meet the modern shale water company

BY Sponsored Content Hydrozonix, a Texas-based water specialist, has created a foothold in the Bakken and other basins by offering water consulting, technology and services that have been successful at treating more than 100 million barrels of water. READ MORE

May 06, 2019

IAOGP: We support increase of US LNG exports to Europe

BY International Association of Oil & Gas Producers The American Petroleum Institute and the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers released a position paper at the first EU-U.S. Energy Council Business-to-Business Energy Forum on encouraging U.S. LNG exports to the EU. READ MORE

April 22, 2019

Bayou Bridge Pipeline could aid Bakken, DJ, Powder River shippers

BY Luke GeiverEnergy Transfer LP and Phillips 66 Partners LP have announced plans to potentially expand crude oil shipper access on a Louisiana refinery-linked system to Bakken, Powder River, DJ Basin, and Permian Basin producers. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

Reactions to Trump's energy infrastructure executive order

BY Staff Following President Trump's executive order on issuing permits and promoting energy infrastructure and economic growth, energy associations reacted in support, but not every entity agreed with the orders. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

Established midstream builder, major Permian producer form JV

BY Luke GeiverFrontier Midstream Solutions is looking to duplicate previous midstream success in the Permian Basin. The Oklahoma-based entity has signed a deal with Midland, Texas-based Concho Resources. READ MORE

April 09, 2019

New oilfield waste facility opening in Permian shale

BY Milestone Environmental Services The Midland Basin continues to have some of the highest density of drilling, completion, and production activity in the world, and responsible development of this important play requires a world-class oilfield waste management solution. READ MORE

April 08, 2019

Permian gas pipeline could ease bottlenecks, give global access

BY Luke GeiverFor $3.7 billion, Permian Global Access Pipeline LLC intends to build a shale gas pipeline that would connect the Permian shale play to Lake Charles, Louisiana. READ MORE

April 04, 2019

Proposed south TX shale oil refinery earns crucial air permit

BY Luke GeiverRaven Petroleum's quest to build a 30,000 per day crude refinery from Eagle Ford or Permian Basin oil is another step closer to reality after the company earned an air permit from a Texas regulatory group. READ MORE

April 02, 2019

Permian shale’s premiere private midstream assets sell for $3.6B

BY Luke GeiverStonepeak Infrastructure Partners will pay $3.6 billion for the largest privately-held midstream crude operation in the Permian Basin. Through the acquisition, Stonepeak will take control of Oryx Midstream. READ MORE

April 01, 2019

South Korea group invests $300M in Marcellus shale

BY Luke GeiverSK Holdings Co., a top two conglomerate in South Korea, is investing in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays. Working with FirstReserve, a global private equity firm that has several major oil and gas investments, SK will bring $300 million. READ MORE

April 01, 2019

Trump issues go-ahead permit for Keystone XL pipeline

BY TransCanada Keystone XL will create thousands of jobs and deliver economic benefits across North America while being the safest, most efficient and environmentally sound way to move crude oil to the U.S. Gulf Coast. READ MORE

April 01, 2019

Cushing-to-Houston pipeline to move Bakken, Midcon, Permian oil

BY Luke GeiverA Cushing-to-Houston light oil pipeline project pitched to help Bakken and Midcontinent producers send crude to the Texas Gulf Coast could expand to take additional barrels from the Permian. READ MORE

March 26, 2019

KLX Energy buys multiple Mid-Con, Rockies shale service firms

BY Luke GeiverKLX Energy Services Holdings has completed the acquisitions of Red Bone Services, a provider of oilfield services primarily in the Mid-Con, and Tecton Energy, a flowback service firm working in the Bakken and Rockies. READ MORE

March 20, 2019

Nuevo Dos acquires Eagle Ford logistics assets, plans expansion

BY Nuevo Dos Nuevo Dos plans to expand the system, which currently consists of approximately 100 miles of gathering pipeline that feeds a central delivery point with 300,000 barrels of crude oil storage and a six-bay truck station. READ MORE

March 19, 2019

Oilfield trucking company gives drivers a reason to stay

BY Patrick C. Miller Brady Trucking Inc., which works with oilfield service companies throughout the Rocky Mountain region, is using Stay Metrics surveys to give its drivers reasons to stay with the company. Driver turnover has been reduced by 31 percent. READ MORE

March 11, 2019

TPG acquiring shale water firm Goodnight Midstream for $930M

BY Luke GeiverTPG Capital will pay $930 million to acquire a majority stake in Goodnight Midstream, a produced water infrastructure company active in the Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian. READ MORE

March 11, 2019

ICE offers futures contracts for Permian oil storage capacity

BY Intercontinental Exchange Inc. The auction sold 1,350 lots, or 1.35 million barrels, of storage to five participants, spread across six monthly contracts: May 19, June 19, July 19, August 19, September 19 and October 19. READ MORE

March 07, 2019

Milestone receives permit for new Permian oilfield waste facility

BY Milestone Environmental Services Co-located with Milestone’s existing Orla slurry injection facility, which opened in July 2018, the new 80-acre landfill will accept all RCRA-exempt oilfield waste streams, including cuttings and contaminated soils, with room to expand capacity. READ MORE

March 05, 2019

Tellurian making progress as global exporter of US shale LNG

BY Luke GeiverTwo years into life as a public company, Tellurian is making major strides to becoming a global supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG) sourced from U.S. shale fields. READ MORE

March 05, 2019

Select Energy sees growth in shale water sector

BY Luke GeiverThe company believes there is a possibility for growth opportunities in three areas of the services sector: margin enhancement, technological innovation and consolidation. READ MORE

February 26, 2019

Hess midstream bolsters Bakken footprint through $60M acquisition

BY Luke GeiverHess Midstream Partners is acquiring a neighboring Bakken infrastructure asset for $60 million. Through a deal with Summit Midstream Partners, Hess Midstream will add Summit's Tioga System. READ MORE

February 26, 2019

Citing significant demand, Energy Transfer to expand Bakken DAPL

BY Luke GeiverEnergy Transfer LP is now considering expanding the capacity on the Bakken's Dakota Access Pipeline. The company held an open season call in late 2018 to gauge the potential for adding barrels. READ MORE

February 21, 2019

Shale Support, Fracht Group begin frac sand exports to Argentina

BY Shale Support This partnership allows Shale Support the ability to supply the Vaca Muerta Shale in Argentina with the high-quality, frac sand produced by Shale Support under the brand trademarked Delta Pearl. The first shipment left the port of New Orleans. READ MORE

February 19, 2019

Blackstone pays $1.6 billion in cash for Targa's Bakken assets

BY Targa Resources Targa Resources Corp. announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell a 45 percent interest in Targa Badlands LLC, the entity that holds all of Targa's assets in North Dakota. READ MORE

February 18, 2019

Shale Support signs Mississippi to Eagle Ford frac sand deal

BY Luke GeiverShale Support will deliver its best-in-class proppant to its Southton Rail Yard facility. Located south of San Antonio, in the heart of the Eagle Ford, Southton Rail Yard was built in 2013 as one of the first Purpose-Built Transload facilities. READ MORE

February 12, 2019

Solaris signs another water deal, starts Permian recycling

BY Solaris Water Midstream Solaris Water Midstream LLC has begun recycling operations and has added new acreage and volume commitments that support a major expansion of its Pecos Star system, located in the heart of the Permian. READ MORE