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Oil and Gas Oil and Gas Storage

  • Jan 26- A small hole on a weld between two segments of a shallow four-inch pipe has been discovered on a pipeline that leaked some 200,000 liters of oil onto aboriginal land in Saskatchewan last week, provincial officials said on Thursday. They also said the roughly 2- kilometer- stretch of pipeline, which is owned by Tundra Energy Marketing Inc and feeds into the...

  • Jan 25- Southern California Gas Co said it withdrew natural gas from its Aliso Canyon storage facility for a second day in a row on Wednesday to support the reliability of the region's gas and electricity systems during a cold snap. SoCalGas has only limited access to fuel at Aliso Canyon following a massive methane leak from the facility, located in the Porter...

  • Jan 24- Plains All American Pipeline LP said it would buy a crude oil gathering system in the Permian Basin for about $1.22 billion, bolstering its presence in the top U.S. oil field. In a separate deal, Targa Resources Corp said it would buy Outrigger Energy's assets in the Delaware and Midland basins, two of the main portions of the Permian Basin, for up to $1.5...

  • Jan 24- Plains All American Pipeline LP said on Tuesday it bought a crude oil gathering system in the Permian Basin for about $1.2 billion. The company also entered into sales agreements of nearly $380 million, which include two pending transactions and the completion of a third in January. Plains All American said the crude oil gathering system is located in the...

  • The utility has limited access to fuel in its giant Aliso Canyon gas storage facility in Los Angeles following a massive methane leak there between October 2015- February 2016.. SoCalGas, a unit of California energy company Sempra energy, serves 21.6 million consumers in Southern California. California agencies said in a study looking at the Aliso Canyon...

  • Will oil prices continue their rise?

    The oil market looks set to rebalance earlier than expected as OPEC members cut production, according to a report from UBS.

  • BREGA, Libya, Jan 19- Guards and officials at major ports in Libya's eastern Oil Crescent say they are hoping foreign workers will soon return as they struggle to build on output gains with meagre resources. The lifting of a long blockade at the ports helped Libya's oil output to more than double to over 600,000 barrels per day. Recent and future gains threaten to...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 17- California regulators on Tuesday took a step toward reopening the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility after a major methane leak in 2015 forced the evacuation of thousands of nearby residents, but new injections will not be authorized until the public has the chance to weigh in. SoCalGas, a unit of California energy company Sempra...

  • Jan 17- California regulators said on Tuesday they were seeking public comment on a proposal that would significantly limit the amount of natural gas Southern California Gas can inject into its Aliso Canyon storage facility in Los Angeles, which leaked in 2015.. SoCalGas, a unit of California energy company Sempra Energy, shut the facility in October 2015...

  • Jan 17- California regulators said on Tuesday they were seeking public comment on a proposal that would significantly limit the amount of natural gas Southern California Gas can inject into its Aliso Canyon storage facility in Los Angeles, which leaked in 2015.. SoCalGas, a unit of California energy company Sempra Energy, shut the facility in October 2015...

  • Jan 17- The California Department of Conservation's Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources said on Tuesday it would conduct two public meetings on pressure limits for Southern California Gas' Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility. SoCalGas shut the facility in October 2015 after a massive leak forced the evacuation of thousands in the Porter...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Jan 17- Canada's main spy agency last year warned energy companies about an increasing risk of cyber espionage and attacks on pipelines, oil storage and shipment facilities and power transmission towers using homemade explosives, according to a classified document obtained by Reuters. The Canadian Security Intelligence Service warning...

  • LONDON, Dec 21- OPEC and non- OPEC oil producers have agreed to reduce their combined output by more than 1.7 million barrels per day for six months from January 2017. But the agreement contains a provision that it can be extended for a further six months, subject to market conditions. Oil traders are betting on an extension, with most of the rebalancing of the oil...

  • The notice, issued Sunday night, came as the utility continues to have only limited access to fuel in its giant Aliso Canyon gas storage facility in Los Angeles following a massive methane leak between October 2015- February 2016.. California agencies have said in a report looking at the ongoing outage of Aliso Canyon that SoCalGas could have a tough time...

  • The IFR followed recommendations by a U.S. interagency task force in October after a major leak from the Aliso Canyon storage facility in California last year. "This IFR addresses aging infrastructure and is the first step in a multiphase process to enhance the safety of underground natural gas storage," said PHMSA Administrator Marie Therese Dominguez in the...

  • TOKYO, Dec 7- State-run Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp said it signed a contract with the world's top exporter Saudi Aramco on Wednesday to extend a crude oil storage deal on the island of Okinawa by three years. Japan and Saudi Aramco had earlier been discussing expanding the Okinawa crude storage by about 2 million barrels. Saudi Aramco has stored crude...

  • In this Sept. 7, 2014, photo, new pipelines to carry gas from Texas to Mexico, eventually reaching the city of Guanajuato, are laid underground near General Bravo, in Nuevo Leon state, Mexico.

    Amid all the talk about border security and NAFTA renegotiation, natural gas is the one element that both the U.S. and Mexico can agree on.

  • Dec 1- California agencies expect to complete their safety review of Southern California Gas' Aliso Canyon in early 2017, preventing the utility from injecting natural gas into the Los Angeles storage facility for at least the first half of winter. SoCalGas shut the facility in October 2015 after a massive leak forced the evacuation of thousands in the Porter...

  • Dec 1- California agencies expect to complete their safety review of Southern California Gas' Aliso Canyon in early 2017, preventing the utility from injecting natural gas into the Los Angeles storage facility for at least the first half of winter. SoCalGas shut the facility in October 2015 after a massive leak forced the evacuation of thousands in the Porter...

  • Dec 1- The oil price rally sparked by an OPEC-Russia deal to cut output is likely to be short-lived, say traders in Asia, because the agreement may only draw more supplies from storage tanks and more crude shipments from the United States. And even without increased supplies from elsewhere, if the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russia do...