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Tuesday, 11/04/2014

(November 3, 2014 – NGI) Prices Expected to Take Beating in Coming Gas-on-Gas War (By: Joe Fisher)

The natural gas market has seen gas-on-gas competition before, but the mix-up coming between low-cost molecules from Appalachia with gas from liquids plays such as the Bakken Shale as well as the Permian and Anadarko basins will be something on a grand scale, according to a new analysis.

"We've seen this movie before, in the 2008-10 time frame when Rockies gas battled it out with new shale supplies from the Haynesville and Fayetteville. But this time there is...

Tuesday, 11/04/2014

(October 30, 2014 – NGI) Hawaii Gas Files LNG Plans With State Regulators (By: Richard Nemec)

Earlier this year, the gas utility, which operates the Kapolei SNG plant to satisfy Hawaii's gas fuel needs, received an initial containerized LNG shipment from Newport Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (see Daily GPI, April 10). It was projected by the utility to be the start of regular shipments from the mainland, allowing Hawaii Gas to use the LNG as a backup for its SNG operations.

In the filing to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) in mid-...

Monday, 10/13/2014

(October 8, 2014 – Reuters) Canadian crude exports to U.S. top 3 million bpd for first time (By: Nia Williams)

Canadian crude exports to the United States topped 3 million barrels per day last week for the first time, suggesting delays to new export pipelines such as TransCanadaCorp's Keystone XL were failing to check oil sands development.

Environmental groups are fiercely opposed to new pipeline projects connecting Alberta's oil sands to the United States and the east and west coasts, reasoning that without market access crude production will slow.

Monday, 10/06/2014

(October 2, 2014 – Reuters) In emerging Houston crude oil hub, an enterprising king arises (By: Catherine Ngai and Kristen Hays)

(Reuters) - The buzzing Texas Gulf Coast crude market, heralded as the oil trading hub of the future as the shale boom turns U.S. oil flows upside down, has found its first king.

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Thursday, 09/18/2014

(Reuters – September 17, 2014) RPT-Ambitious U.S. pipeline firm Buckeye quietly makes key acquisition: D.C. lobbyist (By: Jarrett Renshaw)

Houston-based logistics firm Buckeye Partners has spent more than $3.5 billion buying assets since 2010, transforming itself from a quiet regional pipeline utility into an emerging energy powerhouse.

But the acquisition that may best symbolize its evolution is one the company didn't tout to investors this summer: a Washington lobbyist.

After spending most of the...