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Category: Downstream

The big new concept in Obama’s Keystone XL decision

Posted September 13, 2018 by Silvia Zurita in Alternative Energy, Business, Business Valuation, Construction News, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Midstream, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Transportation, Upstream

Though President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline garnered headlines, it was the rationale behind the rejection that may prove historic. Rather than emphasizing particular concerns along Keystone’s route, Obama adopted a more global frame — one that has been an emerging theme of recent climate scholarship and environmental activism.... Read More »

Houston Company to Build Ethylene Storage, Pipeline Projects

Posted September 13, 2018 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Midstream, Petrochemical, Transportation

Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE: EPD) has announced two projects centered around the Houston-area's midstream ethylene infrastructure. The first is a modification to one of its existing storage facilities, according to a press release. Enterprise will repurpose a Mont Belvieu, Texas, storage well to be able to draw in... Read More »

OPEC secretary general speaks of market patience

Posted February 14, 2018 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Construction, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, FPSO, Maritime, Midstream, Natural Gas, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Suppliers, Transportation, Upstream, Valuation

By Daniel J. Graeber  |  Feb. 14, 2018 at 9:27 AM - UPI News It's a long-term game, the secretary general said in his opening remarks at a conference in Riyadh. Feb. 14 (UPI) -- While pointing to emerging optimism in the energy markets, OPEC's secretary general said Wednesday that any focus on stability... Read More »

Schlumberger partners with Canadian E&P co. to buy oil and gas assets for $1B

Posted October 19, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Maritime, Midstream, Natural Gas, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Upstream, Valuation

Schlumberger Ltd. Chairman and CEO Paal Kibsgaard.   By Olivia Pulsinelli – Senior web editor, Houston Business Journal   Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB), which has one of its principal offices in Houston, and Torxen Energy will buy assets in Alberta, Canada, from Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE: CVE) for about $1... Read More »

Texas Economist Sees Oil Industry Leveling Out

Posted October 12, 2016 by Silvia Zurita in Alternative Energy, Business, Business Valuation, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, FPSO, Infrastructure, Maritime, Midstream, Natural Gas, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Upstream, Valuation

San Antonio Express-News   Oct. 10 --A little more than two years since the start of the worst oil downturn in recent memory, the Texas petroleum industry may finally be looking at the bottom as prices, rig counts and even employment show gains. "We're just looking at these little milestones.... Read More »

5 Things to Know in Texas Energy this Week

Posted December 16, 2015 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Midstream, Oil, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Suppliers, Upstream, Valuation

The CEO of Cheniere Energy was ousted, two chemical giants became one and Kinder Morgan is weathering investor upset after a less-than-popular decision to cut dividends. Here are five things to know in Texas energy this week. If the Halliburton and Baker Hughes merger comprise the energy deal of the... Read More »

Europe: Weaning itself off Russian energy

Posted May 30, 2014 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Construction, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, FPSO, Midstream, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Shale, Suppliers, Upstream

  Washington, DC - The G7 recently met in Rome to discuss the challenges of energy security following Russia's invasion of the Crimean peninsula, and reaffirmed its commitment to pursuing collective energy security. "Energy should not be used as a means of political coercion nor as a threat to security,"... Read More »

EnergySense Weekly Oil And Gas Follies

Posted July 26, 2013 by Silvia Zurita in Big Lenders, Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Midstream, Natural Gas, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Shale, Solar Energy, Suppliers, Upstream

EnergySense Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 4, July 26, 2013 In which we briefly chronicle the week’s silliness, foibles, fake news and real news related to the oil and natural gas industry. Sierra Club hates this:  Natural Gas Trucks Improve Air Quality in Sugar Land – Solid waste... Read More »