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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 | Natural Gas Industry

Industrial Info

Wed Jul 20 2016

Latest Refinery Turnaround and Maintenance Shutdowns from IIR Energy

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

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

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 Turnaround and Maintenance Shutdowns from IIR Energy

Some recent developments: Tesoro Northwest Company is continuing with unplanned oil shutdown 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 »