Transmission and storage of fossil fuels and renewable sources
400 miles of Dallas’ natural gas pipeline still comprised of dangerous cast iron
Dakota Access Pipeline gauges oil industry interest in expanding capacity
The Bismarck Tribune » The company that built the Dakota Access Pipeline is gauging the oil industry’s interest in shipping additional oil from the Bakken to the Gulf Coast. Energy Transfer Partners recently announced it is soliciting commitments from the industry to expand the capacity of the four-state Dakota Access Pipeline and the Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipeline.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline gets another NC permit; one more to go
The News & Observer » North Carolina officials on Tuesday issued the latest state permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, bringing the $6 billion interstate natural gas pipeline just one state permit away from the finish line. The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality permit for a compressor station to be built in Northampton County.
Energy Transfer Partners appeals revocation of Louisiana pipeline permit
Reuters » An Energy Transfer Partners subsidiary on Monday appealed a ruling by a federal judge in Louisiana that halted construction on a portion of its Bayou Bridge crude oil pipeline, according to court documents. The motion came after U.S. District Judge Shelly Dick on Friday issued a preliminary injunction revoking a needed permit for the pipeline, which is already under construction.
Week ahead: Lawmakers put spotlight on energy infrastructure
The Hill » A House panel is turning its attention to the state of the country’s energy infrastructure in a hearing in the coming week. The House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Energy, led by Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), is hoping for a broad discussion about pipelines, transmission lines, hydropower and more, and what Congress should do to improve the infrastructure.