In January, Iraq found itself once more beset by a wave of insurgency, as Sunni extremists took hold of large areas of Ramadi and all of Fallujah, the two main cities in Anbar province. Given its strategic importance to global oil supply, our Design and Production team have put together this map detailing the complex web of Iraq’s oil and gas infrastructure.
Posts Tagged ‘pipelines’
By Samantha Santa Maria | January 14, 2014 03:45 PM Comments (0)
After the wallop of the polar vortex earlier this month that sent US gas demand and US Northeast gas prices soaring to all-time highs, one would think that the worst is over, no?
That would be a negative.
By News Desk | January 13, 2014 12:01 AM Comments (0)
There’s been so much focus on getting crude out of North Dakota that another opportunity hasn’t gotten as much attention: gathering and other midstream systems. Bridget Hunsucker looks at the landscape for those investment opportunities in this week’s Oilgram News column, At the Wellhead.
By Esa Ramasamy | December 24, 2013 12:01 AM Comments (11)
The Canadian Joint Review Panel’s approval last week of the 525,000 b/d Northern Gateway pipeline, from Bruderheim, near Edmonton, to Kitimat, British Columbia could spell the end of steeply discounted Canadian heavy sour crudes. It also may reduce the urgency to build the Keystone XL Pipeline and Energy East Projects, though if projected production increases come into effect in Canada, Northern Gateway won’t be enough to handle that rise.
By Bridget Hunsucker | October 28, 2013 12:01 AM Comments (0)
By News Desk | September 23, 2013 12:01 AM Comments (0)
By Samantha Santa Maria | September 4, 2013 12:01 AM Comments (0)
Granted the market is only now just in the throes of hurricane season, but given the volatility already present in natural gas financial basis markets, I offer up a few thoughts on winter.
By Joshua Brown | August 2, 2013 02:47 PM Comments (0)
All the proposed pipelines across eastern Canada are capturing headlines, but are leaving three crudes out in the cold, literally.
Hibernia, Terra Nova and White Rose, the three grades produced from fields offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, have long been a part of the local market for refineries along the North American East Coast and eastern Canada.
By Bridget Hunsucker | March 29, 2013 06:16 PM Comments (0)
Two trains carrying crude oil derailed in the US this month, making headlines that garnered more attention to a recent debate over the in-vogue shipping method’s environmental impact.
The popularity of crude by rail shipments has opponents of major proposed crude pipeline projects (like Transcanada’s Keystone XL) asking the question: is rail transport safe?
By News Desk | December 17, 2012 08:56 AM Comments (0)
Increasingly in Texas, the oil man and the farmer are definitely not friends. Local battles over pipeline construction and rights of way are increasingly finding their way into the courts. In this week’s Oilgram News column, Regulation & The Environment, Leslie Moore Mira spells out some of the issues.