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IIR Energy Breakers: Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a storm surge watch and a hurricane watch for parts of the Texas Gulf Coast with the approach of…

IIR Energy | Breakers | GulfCoast | Harvey | Tropical Storm | Texas

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Thu Aug 24 2017

IIR Energy Breakers: Cheniere Setting Up China Office – Reuters

Reuters: Cheniere Setting Up China Office Cheniere is setting up an office in Beijing to secure long-term supply deals with Chinese buyers, according to sources…

IIR Energy | Cheniere | China | Saudi Arabia | Sadara Commissions | Citgo | Calumet | Wisconsin

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Wed Aug 16 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Agrium to Perform Annual Maintenance at Redwater Ammonia Units in Canada

Agrium to Perform Annual Maintenance at Redwater Ammonia Units in Canada Agrium plans to perform planned maintenance at its 267,000-metric-ton-per-year Ammonia Unit 1, and…

IIR Energy | Breakers | Ammonia | Nuclear Power | Refinery

Industrial Info

Tue Aug 01 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Natural Gas Pipeline Clears Regulatory Hurdle

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Natural Gas Pipeline Clears Regulatory Hurdle The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a favorable environmental impact statement for Dominion Energy's…

IIR Energy | Breakers | Natural Gas | Pipelines | Power Station | Refinery

Industrial Info

Tue Jul 25 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Enterprise Products on Fast Track to Finish Orla Natural Gas Processing Plant

Enterprise Products on Fast Track to Finish Orla Natural Gas Processing Plant Enterprise Products Partners is on a fast track to complete construction of its…

IIR Energy | Breakers | Nova Chemicals | Enterprise Products Partners | NGL | Waterford

Industrial Info

Wed Jul 19 2017

U.S. LNG Exports Projected to Jump in 2017

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects liquefied natural gas (LNG) gross exports will average 1.9 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d)…

LNG | United States | IIR Energy | Freeport LNG | Cameron LNG | Sabine Pass

Industrial Info

Wed Jul 12 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Mountaineer NGL Storage Seeks Customers for NGL Caverns

Mountaineer NGL Storage Seeks Customers for NGL Caverns Mountaineer NGL Storage LLC is seeking customers for its planned 2-million-barrel natural gas liquids storage cavern near…

IIR Energy | Breakers | NGL | NatGas | Midstream

Industrial Info

Fri Jul 07 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Cheniere Takes Sabine Pass LNG Train 3 Offline for Maintenance

Cheniere Takes Sabine Pass LNG Train 3 Offline for Maintenance Cheniere Energy has taken Train 3 offline for routine maintenance at its Sabine Pass liquefied…

IIR Energy | Breakers | Sabine Pass | Outage

Industrial Info

Tue Jun 27 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Cheniere to Complete Sabine Pass Train 1 Maintenance

Cheniere Energy Completing Sabine Pass Train 1 Maintenance Cheniere Energy is completing a maintenance turnaround at its 4.5-million-ton-per-year Sabine Pass Train 1. The turnaround…

Breakers | IIR Energy | Tropical Storm Cindy | Outages

Industrial Info

Wed Jun 21 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Jordan Cove LNG Project Sees Momentum

FERC to Prepare Environmental Impact Study for Jordan Cove LNG The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a notice of intent to prepare an…

IIR Energy | LNG | Jordan Cove | Clinton Nuclear | Texas | Dow Chemical | ExxonMobil

Industrial Info

Wed Jun 14 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Power Markets See Modest Shift Back to Coal

U.S. Power Producers Shift Modestly Back to Coal from Natural Gas A shift in the relative prices of coal and natural gas has spurred…

IIR Energy | Breakers | Power Market | Cheniere | Lyondell Bassell

Industrial Info

Tue Jun 06 2017

IIR BREAKERS: Trump Withdraws U.S. from Climate Accord

IIR BREAKERS: Trump Withdraws U.S. from Climate Accord Trump Withdraws U.S. from Climate Accord President Donald Trump is withdrawing the United States from…

Trump | Climate Accord | United States | Breakers | IIR Energy

Industrial Info

Thu Jun 01 2017

IIR BREAKERS: Cheniere Starts Short Maintenance Turnaround at Sabine Pass LNG Terminal

Cheniere Starts Short Maintenance Turnaround at Sabine Pass LNG Terminal Cheniere is performing a brief maintenance turnaround at its Sabine Pass Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)…

Breakers | IIR Energy | Power-Gen | Natural Gas | Lyondell Bassell | Lucid Energy | Cheniere | Sabine LNG | Polyethylene Maintenance

Industrial Info

Wed May 24 2017

EagleClaw Starts Construction on Third Natural Gas Processing Train

Natural Gas EagleClaw Midstream Starts to Build Third Natgas Processing Train in Pecos, Texas EagleClaw Midstream will start construction this month on the third cryogenic…

Natural Gas | IIR Energy | Texas | Refining | Canadian Upgrader | Natural Gas Plant | Midstream | Natural Gas Projects

Industrial Info

Tue May 09 2017

United Arab Emirates Invests Heavily in Planned Power Generation, Petrochemical Projects

Power Generation and Chemical Processing projects are among the most closely watched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where Industrial Info is tracking 55 active…

Petchem | Power Generation | Chemical Processing | IIR Energy | UAE | UAE Power Generation Projects | UAE Petrochemical Projects | Abu Dhabi Planned Polypropylene | UAE Planned Energy Projects | Amec Foster Wheeler

Industrial Info

Tue Mar 28 2017

IIR Energy - Fire, Explosion Shuts Down Mildred Lake Upgrader

REFINING Fire, Explosion Shuts Down Syncrude Plant North of Fort McMurray, Alberta According to CBC News, an explosion and fire shut down Syncrude's Mildred Lake…

Mildred Lake Fire | Unplanned Refinery Outage | IIR Energy | Planned Refinery Maintenance | Refinery Restart | LNG Projects

Industrial Info

Thu Mar 16 2017

IIR Energy Weekly NatGas Beacon: Room for Growth Seen for NGL Fractionation

Over the past few years, midstream companies could not add fractionation capacity fast enough. Every plant in Mont Belvieu was being expanded, the northeast ramped…

IIR Energy | Natural Gas | News | NGL | NGL Fractionation Projects | Markwest Energy Partners | Midstream Projects | Mont Belvieu Fractionation

Industrial Info

Fri Mar 10 2017

Natural Gas Continues to Lead in U.S. Power Project Kickoffs

Industrial Info is tracking more than 880 U.S. Power Generation Industry projects with a total investment value of $39.5 billion that are planned…

Power Generation | Natural Gas Projects | Power Generation Projects | Natural Gas | IIR Energy | Natural Gas-Fired Power Projects | EPC | Industrial Info | Natural Gas-Fired Projects | Bechtel

Industrial Info

Mon Feb 27 2017

Refinery Turnarounds Abound in South America

No less than $644.5 million in refinery maintenance projects will kick off this year in South America, ranging in value from $1 million to…

IIR Energy | Refining | Refining Turnarounds | South America | Refinery Turnarounds | South America Refinery Turnarounds | Brazil Refinery Maintenance | Venezuela Refinery Maintenance | Ecuador Planned Maintenance

Industrial Info

Fri Feb 17 2017

IIR Energy Unveils Natural Gas Fundamentals Report

Followers of the Natural Gas Industry now have a new source of information at their fingertips for Natural Gas Traders – IIR Energy’s NatGas Weekly…

IIR Energy | Natural Gas | Publications | LNG | Natural Gas Trading | Natural Gas Pipelines | Natural Gas Processing

Industrial Info

Tue Feb 07 2017

IIR Energy Breakers: Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a storm surge watch and a hurricane watch for parts of the Texas Gulf Coast with the approach of Tropical Depression Harvey. Harvey is heading to the upper Texas coast, where there are over 20 refineries and 30 major chemical plants, and could develop into a hurricane before making landfall. A storm surge watch »

IIR Energy Breakers: Cheniere Setting Up China Office – Reuters

Reuters: Cheniere Setting Up China Office Cheniere is setting up an office in Beijing to secure long-term supply deals with Chinese buyers, according to sources quoted by Reuters. Cheniere would be the first operator of a U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility to establish a presence in China. Cheniere recently raised its earnings guidance for 2017 amid growing »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Agrium to Perform Annual Maintenance at Redwater Ammonia Units in Canada

Agrium to Perform Annual Maintenance at Redwater Ammonia Units in Canada Agrium plans to perform planned maintenance at its 267,000-metric-ton-per-year Ammonia Unit 1, and 656,000-metric-ton-per-year Ammonia Unit 2, in Redwater, Alberta. Both turnarounds are set to begin August 21, and are expected to last about 38 days. (Outages: 338512, 338513) (Plant: 2017662) SCANA Pulls Plug on Massive South »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Natural Gas Pipeline Clears Regulatory Hurdle

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Natural Gas Pipeline Clears Regulatory Hurdle The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a favorable environmental impact statement for Dominion Energy's planned Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline. The pipeline would run 600 miles from West Virginia to North Carolina, carrying up to 1.5 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas. (Plant: 1043346) Killen Power »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Enterprise Products on Fast Track to Finish Orla Natural Gas Processing Plant

Enterprise Products on Fast Track to Finish Orla Natural Gas Processing Plant Enterprise Products Partners is on a fast track to complete construction of its Orla natural gas processing plant in Texas. Phase I, a 300 million-standard-cubic-foot-per-day (MMSCFD) train with a 40,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) natural gas liquids (NGL) recovery rate, is scheduled to be complete in early 2018. However, »

U.S. LNG Exports Projected to Jump in 2017

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects liquefied natural gas (LNG) gross exports will average 1.9 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2017, up from 0.5 Bcf/d in 2016. By the end of 2017, trains 1 through 4 at Cheniere's Sabine Pass facility in Louisiana are expected to be fully operational, and Cove Point »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Mountaineer NGL Storage Seeks Customers for NGL Caverns

Mountaineer NGL Storage Seeks Customers for NGL Caverns Mountaineer NGL Storage LLC is seeking customers for its planned 2-million-barrel natural gas liquids storage cavern near Clarington, Ohio. Construction has been delayed until the end of the year while Mountaineer seeks customers. Completion is scheduled for mid-2018. The storage terminal will have up to four caverns to serve producers in the »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Cheniere Takes Sabine Pass LNG Train 3 Offline for Maintenance

Cheniere Takes Sabine Pass LNG Train 3 Offline for Maintenance Cheniere Energy has taken Train 3 offline for routine maintenance at its Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. The 4.5 million-ton-per-year (650 million-standard-cubic-foot-per-day) train is expected to resume normal operations by this weekend. Cheniere has resumed production for Train 1 at Sabine Pass. Train »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Cheniere to Complete Sabine Pass Train 1 Maintenance

Cheniere Energy Completing Sabine Pass Train 1 Maintenance Cheniere Energy is completing a maintenance turnaround at its 4.5-million-ton-per-year Sabine Pass Train 1. The turnaround began Monday. Located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, the train is expected to be back online tomorrow. The timing of the restart may be affected by Tropical Storm Cindy. Pilots have stopped guiding ships into Sabine »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Jordan Cove LNG Project Sees Momentum

FERC to Prepare Environmental Impact Study for Jordan Cove LNG The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement for the planned $6 billion Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction facility and terminal project in Coos Bay, Oregon, and the 231-mile Pacific Connector pipeline project. Voters in Coos County rejected »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Power Markets See Modest Shift Back to Coal

U.S. Power Producers Shift Modestly Back to Coal from Natural Gas A shift in the relative prices of coal and natural gas has spurred a modest shift in power generation away from natural gas and back toward coal (John Kemp-Reuters News). Coal costs have fallen to just $2.08 per million British thermal units compared with an average of »

IIR BREAKERS: Trump Withdraws U.S. from Climate Accord

IIR BREAKERS: Trump Withdraws U.S. from Climate Accord Trump Withdraws U.S. from Climate Accord President Donald Trump is withdrawing the United States from the 2015 Paris Climate Accord. Proponents of the withdrawal say the agreement hurts U.S. jobs and businesses, and gives overseas competitors an unfair advantage. The climate accord was reached during former President Barack Obama’ »

IIR BREAKERS: Cheniere Starts Short Maintenance Turnaround at Sabine Pass LNG Terminal

Cheniere Starts Short Maintenance Turnaround at Sabine Pass LNG Terminal Cheniere is performing a brief maintenance turnaround at its Sabine Pass Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal in Cameron, Louisiana. The turnaround began Tuesday, and production levels should be back to normal on Thursday. Train #4 is still on track to be completed in the third quarter of this year, which »

EagleClaw Starts Construction on Third Natural Gas Processing Train

Natural Gas EagleClaw Midstream Starts to Build Third Natgas Processing Train in Pecos, Texas EagleClaw Midstream will start construction this month on the third cryogenic natural gas processing train at its Toyah plant in Pecos, Texas. The train will have a design capacity of 200 million standard cubic feet per day (MMSCFD) and will expand the total site processing capacity »

United Arab Emirates Invests Heavily in Planned Power Generation, Petrochemical Projects

Power Generation and Chemical Processing projects are among the most closely watched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where Industrial Info is tracking 55 active power generation projects worth more than $44 billion, and 45 Chemical Processing projects worth nearly $8.2 billion. Listed below are examples of the projects being tracked by Industrial Info. Power Generation Industrial Info is »

IIR Energy - Fire, Explosion Shuts Down Mildred Lake Upgrader

REFINING Fire, Explosion Shuts Down Syncrude Plant North of Fort McMurray, Alberta According to CBC News, an explosion and fire shut down Syncrude's Mildred Lake oil sands upgrader, which is north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Tuesday afternoon. One person was hospitalized in "serious but stable condition." Later in the day, Syncrude issued a statement that the fire had been »

IIR Energy Weekly NatGas Beacon: Room for Growth Seen for NGL Fractionation

Over the past few years, midstream companies could not add fractionation capacity fast enough. Every plant in Mont Belvieu was being expanded, the northeast ramped up its fractionation capacity and plants in Western Canada sought to expand as well. During the five-year span between 2012 and 2016, more than 2 million barrels of capacity were added in the U.S. »

Natural Gas Continues to Lead in U.S. Power Project Kickoffs

Industrial Info is tracking more than 880 U.S. Power Generation Industry projects with a total investment value of $39.5 billion that are planned to kick off in the first half of 2017. Many power projects continue to seek advantage from abundant supplies of U.S. shale gas, making natural gas-fired projects the top fuel choice for new construction »

Refinery Turnarounds Abound in South America

No less than $644.5 million in refinery maintenance projects will kick off this year in South America, ranging in value from $1 million to $10 million, according to IIR Energy's refinery turnaround platform. Listed below are some of the refinery maintenance events in South America. In Brazil, IIR Energy is tracking 60 maintenance kickoffs worth $187 million. In November, »

IIR Energy Unveils Natural Gas Fundamentals Report

Followers of the Natural Gas Industry now have a new source of information at their fingertips for Natural Gas Traders – IIR Energy’s NatGas Weekly Beacon. The subscription-based publication includes the latest project information on pipelines, natural gas processing, liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants, power generation, and terminals and more, along with detailed updates on projects nearing completion. Jesus Davis, »