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Wednesday, 01/18/2023

January 18, 2023 – Reuters

Oil production picking up in second-largest U.S. shale field

By Stephanie Kelly

NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Oil production in South Texas, home of the second largest U.S. shale field, is expected to rise as much as 4% this year, as higher prices spur more drilling and as U.S. crude exports set new records…

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Monday, 01/09/2023

January 9, 2023 – Bloomberg

Gasoline Prices Set to Rise If Corn-Belt States Win Fuel Fight

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Chunzi Xu

Pipeline systems fully contained within the Midwest and refineries primarily serving the region would generally shift to the new specification, according to an ICF analysis seen by Bloomberg News. But in-region refiners would have to find new markets for butane and other cheap, volatile hydrocarbons that lower the cost of gasoline.

The change also could isolate the Midwest’s fuel supply from the rest of the...

Wednesday, 01/04/2023

January 4, 2023 – Engineering News Record

First Shortlist Selected in $7B Hydrogen Hub Funding Competition

By Mary B. Powers, Debra K. Rubin

DOE said its encourage or discourage notifications to applicants were meant to caution them from spending resources to develop a full application of a concept unlikely to meet hydrogen hub program goals.

DOE divided the full program funding into four phases of competition that will result in “go/no-go” decisions, it said. The first phase includes planning and analysis to ensure the proposal is...

Thursday, 12/15/2022

December 15, 2022 – Energy Intelligence

TC Energy Restarts Eastern Keystone Segment

By Frans Koster

Canadian midstream firm TC Energy said it reopened a portion of its Keystone oil pipeline late Wednesday after a major spill shut down the entire system earlier this month. “TC Energy has communicated with its regulators and customers about today’s restart of the Keystone Pipeline section that extends from Hardisty, Alberta to Wood River/Patoka, Illinois,” the company said in a statement…

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Thursday, 12/15/2022

December 15, 2022 – Natural Gas Intelligence

Top North American Natural Gas Marketers Extend Gains in 3Q2022 as Demand, Production Jump

By Kevin Dobbs

Supplies in the Lower 48, too, are plentiful. The question is whether the United States can update and expand its infrastructure to deliver gas where it’s needed.

Prices in West Texas, for example, briefly flipped negative in late October when maintenance work in the region backed up supplies and caused a temporary glut because of takeaway constraints.

It was “an indication of just...