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Quanta Services buys Banister Pipelines
25 November 2014 Quanta Services has acquired the business of Banister Pipelines to expand its Canadian mainline pipeline services...

Crestwood Equity Partners to sell Tres Palacios Gas Storage for $130m
25 November 2014 Crestwood Equity Partners has agreed to sell its interest in Tres Palacios Gas Storage to a joint venture between Crestwood Midstream Partners and an affiliate of Brookfield Infrastructure for...

Phillips 66 and Paradigm Energy to develop two oil projects in North Dakota
24 November 2014 Phillips 66 Partners and Paradigm Energy Partners have signed agreements to establish two joint ventures (JVs) for the development of midstream logistics infrastructure in North Dakota,...

Talisman and Ecopetrol discover hydrocarbons in block CPO-9 well, Colombia
24 November 2014 Talisman (Colombia) Oil & Gas and Ecopetrol have discovered hydrocarbons in the Nueva Esperanza-1 exploratory well (A2b), situated in block CPO-9, Department of...

Ineos plans to invest $1bn in UK shale gas exploration
21 November 2014 Petrochemicals firm Ineos plans to invest $1bn in shale gas exploration and appraisal in the UK, in an effort to source indigenous gas for its processing...

Yokogawa completes FEED for Petronas RAPID project in Malaysia
21 November 2014 Yokogawa Kontrol (Malaysia), a subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric, has completed the front end engineering and design (FEED) for Petronas’ Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development...

LGO Energy discovers more oil in Trinidad
20 November 2014 LGO Energy has discovered additional oil bearing sands from the seventh well in the Goudron sandstone formation in...

Shell wins tax dispute case in India
20 November 2014 The Bombay High Court in India has ruled in favour of energy giant Royal Dutch Shell in the long-running multimillion-dollar tax dispute...

Eni signs extension to onshore Nebit Dag area PSA in Turkmenistan
19 November 2014 Eni has signed an extension to the production sharing agreement (PSA) regarding the onshore Nebit Dag Area situated in West...

Finland and Estonia agree on LNG roadmap to improve gas infrastructure
19 November 2014 Finland and Estonia have agreed on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) roadmap to improve the countries' gas...

Halliburton to acquire Baker Hughes in $34.6bn transaction
18 November 2014 Halliburton has agreed to acquire oilfield services provider Baker Hughes in a stock and cash transaction, valued at...

CorEnergy to buy 263-mile MoGas pipeline in US
18 November 2014 CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust has agreed to acquire the ownership and operations of the MoGas Pipeline System in the US for $125m....

Alberta approves Cenovus Energy’s Telephone Lake oil sands project
17 November 2014 The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) in Canada has approved Cenovus Energy’s Telephone Lake thermal oil sands project....

Plains All American acquires Occidental’s 50% stake in BridgeTex Pipeline for $1bn
17 November 2014 Plains All American Pipeline (PAA) has acquired Occidental Petroleum's 50% stake in BridgeTex Pipeline Company (BridgeTex) for...

Energy firms from four countries set up joint company for TAPI gas pipeline
14 November 2014 The four state gas firms of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India have set up a company to construct, own and operate the planned 1,800km natural gas pipeline, which is expected to...

Velocity Midstream to build crude oil gathering system in Central Oklahoma
14 November 2014 Velocity Central Oklahoma Pipeline, a subsidiary of Velocity Midstream Partners, will build a crude oil gathering and transportation system for Continental...

Court documents disclose Shell’s false claims on two oil spills in Nigeria
13 November 2014 Amnesty International has revealed court documents, which indicated that Shell made false claims on two oil spills at Bodo in Nigeria in...

Alon Partners to buy Alon Energy’s Krotz Springs refinery
13 November 2014 Alon USA Partners (Alon Partners) has agreed to acquire Alon USA Energy’s (Alon Energy) Krotz Springs refinery in Louisiana for...

Pan Orient to sell 51% interest in East Jabung PSC, onshore Indonesia
12 November 2014 Pan Orient Energy has agreed to sell a 51% direct working interest and operatorship of the East Jabung production sharing contract (PSC) in Indonesia to a subsidiary of Talisman...

Pembina to go ahead with pipeline expansion in British Columbia, Canada
12 November 2014 Transportation and midstream services provider Pembina Pipeline is going ahead with a $210m expansion to its pipeline infrastructure in northeast British Columbia,...

BP and partners plan to invest $240m in two Egyptian exploration blocks
11 November 2014 BP and its partners plan to invest $240m in two exploration blocks that were awarded in the 2013 Egyptian Natural Gas Holding (EGAS)...