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Category: Transportation

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 »

Phillips 66, Enbridge partner on Texas pipeline

Posted December 11, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Oil, Onshore, Pipeline, Transportation

Greg Garland, CEO of Phillips 66 Jimmy Moreland/HBJ By Olivia Pulsinelli – Senior web editor, Houston Business Journal Dec 11, 2017 Houston-based Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) and Canada-based Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB) are planning to build a pipeline from the Permian Basin in West Texas to the Gulf Coast. The... Read More »

Texas Seeks $61B in Fed. Funding to ‘Future Proof’ Before Next Great Storm

Posted November 10, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial, Transportation, Valuation

ENR Texas & Louisiana 2017-11-09 Associated Press COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas is lobbying the federal government for $61 billion for infrastructure improvements after Hurricane Harvey's destruction, arguing that the staggering amount is necessary to "future proof" before the next great storm.Whether Congress will oblige is anyone's guess. The... Read More »

Puerto Rico Power Grid Rebuild Challenges Corps, Crews

Posted October 30, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Alternative Energy, Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Pipeline, Transportation, Valuation

Crews from Whitefish Energy in Montana repair a tower in Puerto Rico - Photo courtesy of Whitefish Energy Article by: Pam Radtke Russell and Luke Abaffy - Houston Business Journal At least 3,000 workers, 62,000 poles, 338 towers and 6,500 miles of wire will be needed to rebuild Puerto Rico’s... Read More »

New Construction Starts in 2017 to Increase 5% to $713 billion

Posted October 24, 2016 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Pipeline, Suppliers, Transportation, Valuation

Dodge Outlook Report predicts moderate growth for most project types – single family housing, commercial and institutional building, and public works, while multifamily housing levels off and electric utilities/gas plants decline. MARKET DATA |OCTOBER 24, 2016 |DODGE DATA & ANALYTICS Dodge Data & Analytics today released its 2017 Dodge Construction Outlook. The report... Read More »

USDOT announces recipients of transportation funding grants

Posted August 5, 2016 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Transportation, Valuation

Dive Brief: The U.S Department of Transportation announced that 40 projects across the U.S. have received a total of $484 million in grants from the eighth round of its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program, according to the Engineering News-Record. Of the total amount of grants allotted, the DOT awarded $193... Read More »

Smart Roads Ahead: The Rise of Intelligent Infrastructure

Posted October 26, 2015 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Infrastructure, Transportation

With the exponentially increasing ability to capture and analyze vast quantities of data from objects—bridge piers and pavements, for example—the dream of an  intelligent transportation infrastructure (ITI) is within reach. Over time, this feedback will lead to the building of ever-better infrastructure, experts say. Yet, except for a few extraordinarily... Read More »

America’s Repiping – The Flanagan South Story

Posted December 11, 2014 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Construction, Energy, Engineering, Midstream, Oil, Onshore, Pipeline, Suppliers, Transportation, Uncategorized

Aside from the scale, engineering, design, construction and safety challenges, any of which could define a pipeliner’s career, what really motivates Enbridge’s Flanagan South Pipeline executives Jerrid Anderson and Mark Sitek, is the idea they are part of a larger socio-economic movement across North America. They’re helping to allow domestic... Read More »