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Kinder Morgan tops $70k on lobbying

CONCORD — The energy company that wants to build a $3 billion natural gas pipeline across Southern New Hampshire spent $53,500 to lobby state officials in 2014 and an estimated $70,780 so far in 2015, more than any other public interest, nonprofit or labor organization, according to Open Democracy. The nonprofit organization’s analysis of campaign contributions also reveals that Gov. ...

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Bluegrass Pipeline opponents plan for next battle

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Organizers of the successful campaign to halt the Bluegrass Pipeline are gearing up for new battles. The widespread introduction of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has unlocked gas reserves in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Chris Schimmoeller told the Lexington Herald-Leader that Kentucky can expect more pipeline proposals as companies search for ways to move the gas to ...

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Nova Chemicals inks deal as anchor shipper for UTOPIA project

Houston-based midstream company Kinder Morgan Energy Partners announced it has received a long-term transportation agreement from Nova Chemicals Corp. to ship ethane and ethane-propane mixtures from the Utica Shale through its $500-million Utica To Ontario Pipeline Access (UTOPIA) project. The deal, the company said, means the project can advance, although more capacity remains available. The UTOPIA system is currently in ...

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Kinder Morgan to combine its family of companies

Jonathan Fahey | The Associated Press NEW YORK — The group of oil and gas pipeline and storage companies controlled by Kinder Morgan but traded separately will combine and become the 4th biggest U.S. energy company by market value. The companies announced Sunday that Kinder Morgan Inc., Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Kinder Morgan Management and El Paso Pipeline Partners will ...

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Export expansion precedes proliferation of pipelines


Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media A bevy of new pipeline transport projects have been announced following a statement by the Obama Administration relaxing regulations on petroleum product exports. The proposed transportation lines would carry crude oil and natural gas from shale plays to be processed and shipped to various markets, especially ports along the Gulf Coast. The large number ...

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Magellan shifts focus to crude oil pipelines

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By Sabina Zawadzki (Reuters) – Magellan Midstream Partners LP , a U.S. midstream company with one of the longest refined product pipeline systems in the country, is shifting its focus to crude oil with the majority of its capital spending earmarked for crude projects. In a presentation to investors on Tuesday, Magellan said of the $950 million it plans to spend between 2014 and 2016, ...

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