Tag: oil pipeline

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Russia’s Energy Industry Is Starting to Feel the Bite of Sanctions

March 23, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine, and the wave of Western sanctions in response, is starting to hit Russia’s economic engine: Its prodigious oil-and-gas industry. The U.S. and Canada have barred the little Russian oil they import, while the European […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

US Fuel Crisis Sparks Refiners to ‘Smash and Grab’ Tankers

May 11, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Oil tanker charter rates skyrocketed in the U.S. with refiners scrambling for ships to store fuel that has nowhere to go due to a cyberattack on the country’s main pipeline. Companies such as Marathon Petroleum Corp, Valero Energy Corp and […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Out of spotlight, tribes keep fighting Dakota pipeline

August 2, 2018

Via: Reuters

Native American tribes that tried to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline during a months-long standoff with authorities in North Dakota more than a year ago are carrying on their fight in federal court, in what they contend is a […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline

June 18, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota regulators will open two days of final arguments on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy’s proposal for replacing its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline from Canada across Minnesota. The proposal has aroused intense opposition from […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Corps to wrap up Dakota Access pipeline work in 2 months

June 12, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers within the next two months expects to wrap up an environmental study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline after recently meeting with four American Indian tribes battling the pipeline in […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Regulators OK environmental review for disputed oil pipeline

March 16, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators approved the final environmental review Thursday for Enbridge Energy’s proposal to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline in northern Minnesota, setting the stage for a final decision on the disputed project […]


Push to start pipeline construction meets firm opposition

May 16, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

Opponents of a proposed oil pipeline slated to run through four Midwestern states pressed Iowa regulators Thursday to keep a Texas-based petroleum company from starting construction before all federal permits are approved. Dakota Access planned on beginning construction by now on […]