View Cart (0 items)

Oil & Gas

Sempra Energy LNG export facility in Louisiana gets green light

February 17, 2014
A liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility will be built in Cameron Parish, La., by California-based natural gas company Sempra Energy.
Read More

Kentucky gas pipeline explosion injures two, destroys homes

February 17, 2014
The pipeline is operated by Houston, Texas-based Columbia Gulf Transmission, part of Columbia Pipeline Group, and is located about 20 feet under the surface.
Read More

Phillips 66 announces two midstream projects in Texas

February 13, 2014
U.S. oil and refining giant Phillips 66 is planning a shift in focus, moving away from production of refined products and concentrating on energy transportation and processing infrastructure.
Read More

French refiners report $945 million losses in 2013

February 12, 2014
Cheap U.S. natural gas and competition from Asia and the Middle East have dealt a heavy blow to the European refining sector, with French refineries alone losing about EUR700 million ($945 million) last year.
Read More

Half of fracking wells in water-stressed areas

February 12, 2014
According to a new report by green investment group Ceres, hydraulic fracturing is fueling demand for water that many areas in the United States are unable to meet, since they are already water-stressed.
Read More

Researchers look into possible link between Texas earthquakes, injection wells

February 11, 2014
Researchers at Southern Methodist University have been collecting seismic data linked to the series of small earthquakes northwest of Fort Worth, Texas, in an attempt to determine whether they are related to wastewater injection wells.
Read More

GE to invest $8 million in gas equipment manufacturing facility

February 10, 2014
Energy giant GE is planning to invest $8 million through its GE Oil & Gas Inc. unit on the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Schertz, Texas.
Read More

Research links fracking to birth defects in babies

February 7, 2014
Babies born to mothers who live in areas near shale gas drilling wells are more likely to suffer birth defects, including congenital problems with their hearts and neural tube, a new study conducted by the Colorado School of Public Health warns.
Read More

Regulator fines companies for misclassifying crude oil

February 7, 2014
Crude oil transported by truck from North Dakota's Bakken region to rail loading stations is frequently misclassified, according to the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
Read More

More mergers, acquisitions in US oil & gas industry in late 2013

February 3, 2014
Between October and December there were 182 M&A deals closed, worth a total of $115.9 billion.
Read More