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Reuters, August 4, 2015

The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board has requested that California's Attorney General pursue the strongest enforcement measures allowed by law against Plains All American Pipeline Company for the crude oil pipeline spill near Santa Barbara back in May.

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Bloomberg, August 4, 2015

NextEra Energy Partners LP has agreed to purchase seven natual gas pipelines in Texas for $2.1 billion, one of which runs directly through the Eagle Ford formation, the top U.S. gas field...

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Street Insider, August 4, 2015

ExxonMobil plans to add approximately 20,000 bpd of light crude production capacity to their refinery in Beaumont, Texas, further strengthening the company's intergrated downstream portfolio in Southeast Texas.

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Bloomberg, July 30, 2015

BP Plc and Chevron Corp. fired the opening salvo for a further round of cost cuts by major oil companies grappling with the prolonged collapse in crude prices.

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Bureau Veritas, July 28, 2015

Inspectorate, global leaders for inspection, sampling and testing for the oil and gas industry, has announced the opening of a new office in the Midland/Odessa area, providing hydrocarbon testing and measurement needs for customers operating in the Permian Basin.

BASF, Yara break ground on $600 million ammonia plant in Freeport, TX
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BASF, July 28, 2015

BASF and Yara International ASA have broken ground on a world scale ammonia plant at the BASF site in Freeport, Texas.

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Winnipeg Sun, July 28, 2015

The Transportation Safety Board says a natural gas pipeline that exploded in Manitoba last year had a crack that formed at the time of its construction more than 50 years ago.

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Genesis Energy, L.P., July 27, 2015

Genesis Energy, L.P. has completed its $1.5 billion acquisition of Enterprise Products Partners L.P.’s offshore pipeline and services business.

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Safety and Health Magazine, July 27, 2015

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has established new review criteria for state excavation damage prevention programs, under a final rule published in the July 23 Federal Register.

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Bloomberg, July 24, 2015

The significant drop in crude oil prices over the past year, coupled with a strong demand for gasoline and other refined products has oil refiners seeing dollar signs. Fully integrated oil majors like Royal Dutch Shell and BP have seen margins from...

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Kinder Morgan, July 24, 2015

Kinder Morgan has issued new details on its proposed natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline project that will extend from the Utica and Marcellus plays to the Texas Gulf Coast. According to the fact sheet released on Kinder Morgan's website...

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Fairway Energy Partners, July 24, 2015

Fairway Energy Partners, LLC (Fairway) has announced the closing of a private equity offering, the net proceeds of which will be used to fund the construction of the first phase of the Pierce Junction Crude Oil Storage facility. Fairway plans to use this capital to convert three existing underground storage caverns at the Pierce Junction Salt Dome in south Houston into crude oil storage service and to build out all of the requisite pipelines, brine ponds, interconnects and pumping capacity to put the facility in...

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Whatech.com, July 24, 2015

According to the new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global non-destructive testing equipment market was valued at $3.21 Billion in 2014; and based on the 5.8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), is forecasted to reach $4.78 Billion by 2021.

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Investcorp, July 24, 2015

Bahrain-based Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, said it has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in NDT Corrosion Control Services, the largest testing services company for the industrial sector in Saudi Arabia.

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CB&I, July 23, 2015

CB&I has announced it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $100 million by a major energy company for a Tier 3 clean fuels project.

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