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AltaGas Natural Gas Processing Expansion in British Columbia Gets Regulatory Green Light

Canada’s AltaGas Limited has received regulatory approval to double the capacity of its Townsend natural gas processing plant in British Columbia to 396 million…

Altagas | British Columbia | Regulations | Natural Gas

Industrial Info

Thu Dec 22 2016

Natural Gas Projects to Remain Flat in 2017

While several billions of dollars of projects are proposed in the U.S. for the Oil & Natural Gas Production sector in the U.S.…

Natural Gas | Natural Gas Trading | Natural Gas Projects | LNG Projects

Industrial Info

Mon Dec 19 2016

Renewables and Natural Gas Projects Continue to Dominate U.S. and Canada Power Sector

The U.S. and Canada power sectors continue evolving as cheap natural gas and renewables incentives continue edging their way into the markets, according to…

Renewable Energy | Natural Gas | United States | Canada | Coal | Renewable Projects | Renewables | Wind Projects | Solar Projects

Industrial Info

Tue Dec 06 2016

IIR Energy Market Breakers

POWER Ontario Power Generation Incorporated incurred an unplanned outage on the 881-megawatt (MW) Unit 3 at its Darlington Nuclear Power Station in Bowmanville, Ontario. The…

planned refinery turnarounds | Irving Oil | Natural Gas | Unplanned Nuclear Outage | Ontario Power Generation

Industrial Info

Tue Nov 15 2016

Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Region Prepares for Refining Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking nearly $6 billion of Petroleum Refining projects…

Texas | Louisiana | Industrial Info | IIR Energy | Petrochemicals | Power | Natural Gas | Refining Projects | Refinery Projects

Industrial Info

Thu Nov 10 2016

Natural Gas Leads Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Power Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking $18.8 billion of active Power Industry…

Natural Gas | Texas | Gulf Coast | Louisiana | Market Outlook | Power Projects | Power Generation | Renewables | Combined Cycle | Windfarm

Industrial Info

Thu Oct 27 2016

IIR Energy Breakers

NatGas Cheniere Energy is restarting Train 1 at its two-train, 9-million-metric-ton-per-year LNG liquefaction plant in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Train 2 is expected to come up…

Breakers | IIR Energy | Natural Gas | Refining | Petrochemicals | Power | Ethylene Outages | Planned Turnarounds | Oil Pipeline | Refinery Turnarounds | Nuclear Outages | Unplanned Coal Outage | Olefins | Planned Ethylene Cracker Turnarounds | Lyondell Bassell

Industrial Info

Tue Oct 25 2016

Williams Partners: Sale of Geismar Olefins Plant Part of Sharper Focus on Natural Gas Business

Williams Partners L.P.'s (NYSE:WPZ) (Tulsa Oklahoma) desire to sell its Geismar olefins plant and complex is in line with the company's sharpened…

Olefins | Natural Gas | Petrochemicals | Geismar

Industrial Info

Thu Sep 08 2016

Natural Gas-Fired Plants on the Rise as Coal Fades

A natural gas-fired power plant buildout is in progress in the Midwest, Great Lakes and Southeast regions of the U.S due to retirements of…

Natural Gas | Midwest | Great Lakes | Southeast | Power

Industrial Info

Fri Aug 19 2016

ONEOK Looks Forward to Major Natural Gas, LPG Pipeline and Processing Plant Completions After Strong Quarter

ONEOK Partners LP (NYSE:OKS) (Tulsa, Oklahoma), a leading diversified energy company, outpaced many of its competitors when it reported strong revenue and earnings growth…

Natural Gas | Construction | Engineering | Capital Projects | ONEOK | Gas Processing | Natural Gas Liquids

Industrial Info

Thu Aug 04 2016

Pascagoula Processing Plant Explosion Has Little Effect on Offshore Production

Three weeks ago when a fire shut down Enterprise Products Partners' (NYSE:EPD) (Houston, Texas) Pascagoula Natural Gas Processing plant (once belonging to BP plc…

Pascagoula | Natural Gas | Processing Plant | Outages | Maintenance | North America | Offshore | Gas Capacity | Pipeline Flows

Industrial Info

Thu Jul 21 2016

Breaking News: Chevron Restarting Gorgon LNG Liquefaction Plant

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) (San Ramon, California) is in the process of restarting its Gorgon LNG liquefaction plant on Barrow Island in Western Australia. The…

Oceania | Energy | Natural Gas | LNG | Chevron

Industrial Info

Thu Jul 21 2016

Natural Gas Industry Poised for Demand Growth, Even While Weathering Downturn

The explosion of natural gas plays has revolutionized the energy sector in America over the last 10 years. Geologic shale formations that were long recognized…

Natural Gas | Gulf Coast

Industrial Info

Wed Jul 20 2016

Latest Refinery Unit Turnarounds and Maintenance Shutdowns from IIR Energy

Some recent developments: Tesoro Northwest Company is continuing with unplanned repairs on the 42,000-barrel-per-day fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) at its refinery in Anacortes,…

Refining | Chemicals | FCCU | Natural Gas | Energy | China | West Coast | Southwest | Marathon | Refining Turnarounds | Refining Outages | Maintenance Turnarounds | Oil Trading | Crude Trading

Industrial Info

Thu Jul 14 2016

AltaGas Natural Gas Processing Expansion in British Columbia Gets Regulatory Green Light

Canada’s AltaGas Limited has received regulatory approval to double the capacity of its Townsend natural gas processing plant in British Columbia to 396 million cubic feet per day (MMCF/d). Calgary-based AltaGas says the initial expansion will be a 100 MMCF/d shallow-cut natural gas processing facility to be built on the existing site, which is located 62 miles »

Natural Gas Projects to Remain Flat in 2017

While several billions of dollars of projects are proposed in the U.S. for the Oil & Natural Gas Production sector in the U.S. in 2017, only a fraction of these projects will go through, as economics and other factors weigh in, according to Industrial Info's 2017 Global Industrial Outlook. Investment in natural gas production and processing declined in »

Renewables and Natural Gas Projects Continue to Dominate U.S. and Canada Power Sector

The U.S. and Canada power sectors continue evolving as cheap natural gas and renewables incentives continue edging their way into the markets, according to Industrial Info's 2017 Global Industrial Outlook. The abundance and low cost of natural gas is driving the construction of natural gas-fired power plants throughout the U.S. and Canada. In the U.S., increasing environmental »

IIR Energy Market Breakers

POWER Ontario Power Generation Incorporated incurred an unplanned outage on the 881-megawatt (MW) Unit 3 at its Darlington Nuclear Power Station in Bowmanville, Ontario. The company cited cracks and leaks in a suction line. The outage is expected to end Friday, November 18. Entergy Arkansas Incorporated is extending a planned maintenance outage on the 842-megawatt (MW) Unit 1 at the »

Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Region Prepares for Refining Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking nearly $6 billion of Petroleum Refining projects that are currently under way or planned to kick off in the future. The projects are varied in scope, ranging from capital projects worth several hundred million dollars to smaller maintenance projects. In its upcoming »

Natural Gas Leads Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Power Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking $18.8 billion of active Power Industry projects. The projects vary in scope, ranging from a proposed $1.3 billion offshore windfarm down to basic maintenance projects at existing plants. In its upcoming Market Outlook in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which will be »

IIR Energy Breakers

NatGas Cheniere Energy is restarting Train 1 at its two-train, 9-million-metric-ton-per-year LNG liquefaction plant in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Train 2 is expected to come up next week following the Train 1’s restart this week. Both trains have been down since mid-September for planned maintenance and flare modifications. Volumes of gas to the plant are beginning to increase. Refining Marathon »

Williams Partners: Sale of Geismar Olefins Plant Part of Sharper Focus on Natural Gas Business

Williams Partners L.P.'s (NYSE:WPZ) (Tulsa Oklahoma) desire to sell its Geismar olefins plant and complex is in line with the company's sharpened focus on its natural gas businesses, according to Chief Executive Officer Alan Armstrong. Williams, which holds an 88.5% undivided ownership interest in the Geismar facility, announced Tuesday it was exploring a sale of the »

Natural Gas-Fired Plants on the Rise as Coal Fades

A natural gas-fired power plant buildout is in progress in the Midwest, Great Lakes and Southeast regions of the U.S due to retirements of coal-fired power plants and low natural gas prices. The power generation projects are being constructed between 2016 and 2019 and are meant to replace the power from the coal-fired power plants announced to retire during »

ONEOK Looks Forward to Major Natural Gas, LPG Pipeline and Processing Plant Completions After Strong Quarter

ONEOK Partners LP (NYSE:OKS) (Tulsa, Oklahoma), a leading diversified energy company, outpaced many of its competitors when it reported strong revenue and earnings growth in second-quarter 2016, based on higher transportation revenues in the natural gas pipelines segment and natural gas volume growth in the Williston Basin, among other factors. Industrial Info's project database is tracking $907.65 million »

Pascagoula Processing Plant Explosion Has Little Effect on Offshore Production

Three weeks ago when a fire shut down Enterprise Products Partners' (NYSE:EPD) (Houston, Texas) Pascagoula Natural Gas Processing plant (once belonging to BP plc (NYSE:BP) (London, England)), people wondered what effect the shutdown would have on offshore production. Would it shut in gas production? Would that shut-in extend to oil production? What about the pipeline that connects them? »

Breaking News: Chevron Restarting Gorgon LNG Liquefaction Plant

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) (San Ramon, California) is in the process of restarting its Gorgon LNG liquefaction plant on Barrow Island in Western Australia. The plant went offline July 1 due to a fault in the Acid Gas Removal unit, where a minor gas leak occurred. Construction activities on trains 2 and 3 are still on schedule, and both are »

Natural Gas Industry Poised for Demand Growth, Even While Weathering Downturn

The explosion of natural gas plays has revolutionized the energy sector in America over the last 10 years. Geologic shale formations that were long recognized as fossil-fuel laden remained untapped until horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing became viable exploration options. These shale drilling technologies have brought on the plays of Barnett and Eagle Ford (Texas), Haynesville (Louisiana & Texas), and »

Latest Refinery Unit Turnarounds and Maintenance Shutdowns from IIR Energy

Some recent developments: Tesoro Northwest Company is continuing with unplanned repairs on the 42,000-barrel-per-day fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) at its refinery in Anacortes, Washington, after the unit was forced to shut down due to mechanical issues. Marathon Petroleum Corporation was forced to shut down and reduce rates on several units, due to an interruption in natural gas supply »