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NDDOT Seeking Submissions for Transportation Innovation Ideas

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The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) is currently seeking submissions for the Transportation Innovation Program (TRIP). TRIP seeks to identify and implement innovative solutions for transportation related projects. Submission are being sought to address areas in transportation including but not limited to: • Bridges and structures • Construction • Operations and Maintenance • Roadway surfacing • Planning • Environmental ...

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House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to continue transportation programs for six years with no significant increase in spending, despite warnings from the White House and statehouses across the country that the nation’s roads, bridges and transit systems are falling apart. The bill, approved 363-64 with wide bipartisan support, authorizes $325 billion in spending through the 2021 federal budget year. ...

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Shell halts construction on new Alberta oil sands project

CALGARY, Alberta – Royal Dutch Shell Plc will not continue construction of its 80,000 barrel per day Carmon Creek thermal oil sands project in northern Alberta because of the lack of infrastructure to move Canadian crude to market, the company said on Tuesday. Shell said the decision to halt the project was also the result of “current uncertainties” and chief ...

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Pittsburgh to spend $5M in private money to gird for natural disasters, improve infrastructure

Pittsburgh will receive $5 million over the next five years to spend on projects aimed at preparing the city to respond to and prevent natural disasters and other challenges. Mayor Bill Peduto announced Saturday he signed a “resilience pledge” to commit 10 percent of the city’s budget to flood control, street and facility improvements and other projects. The city already ...

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Turzai: Thanks for the layoffs, Wolf

Tell us how you really feel about Wolf’s energy policies, Mike. In a strongly-worded commentary during Shale Insight, a natural gas convention in Philidelphia, State Representative Mike Turzai sourced the energy industry layoffs in part to Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed severance tax. According to a Pittsburgh Business Times report, Turzai said in a panel discussion that the mass shedding of ...

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Study: Lack of energy infrastructure would cripple New England

A study funded by trade groups representing the oil and natural gas industries is predicting dire consequences for New England if the region doesn’t improve its energy infrastructure by the end of the current decade. The 68-page report released Thursday was prepared for the New England Coalition for Affordable Energy, a Boston-based advocacy group. But it was sponsored by two ...

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Water pipeline work fills void during drilling lull

Sponsored Content As the fist of dropping prices has tightened around oil companies, it’s forced a change in focus for producers. Companies are easing up on drilling and cutting back the number of operating rigs. But, they’re not closing up shop. Which means, as they wait for a turn-around in oil prices, they need to focus on other projects. Typically, ...

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UGI Energy and infrastructure become one


UGI Corporation’s midstream and marketing subsidiary is on top of things when it comes to infrastructure. UGI Energy Services LLC is responsible for selling natural gas, liquid fuels and electricity to an estimated 20,000 customers from 36 different utilities located in 10 different states across the U.S.  The subsidiary also owns and operates LNG, power generation, propane storage and trans-shipment ...

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