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Energy Company Says It Will Not Shut Down Michigan Pipelines

Energy company Enbridge said it intends to ignore a demand from Michigan officials to shut down its controversial dual pipelines through the Straits of Mackinac, arguing the equipment poses no danger to the public. Responding to a lawsuit from Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the state’s Department of Natural Resources seeking to end a decades-old easement,

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Texas Collects a Record $13.9B from Oil and Gas Industry

Texas’ oil and natural gas industry paid $13.9 billion in taxes and state royalties in fiscal year 2020, according to the Texas Oil and Gas Association. The fiscal 2020 figure represents a nearly 15-percent decrease year-on-year in industry-generated funds that support Texas schools, teachers, roads, infrastructure and various services. By comparison, TXOGA reported last January

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Permian Basin Natural Gas Pipeline Goes into Service

A major pipeline to transport natural gas out of the Permian Basin to market went into service at the start of 2021 as the fossil fuel markets continued to show gradual signs of recovery from a historic collapse last spring created by the COVID-19 health crisis. The Permian Highway Pipeline, owned by Kinder Morgan, went

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Contractor in Enbridge Project is Killed in Jobsite Accident

A contractor working at a northeastern Minnesota construction yard associated with the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline project was killed in an accident on December 18, 2020. “Enbridge has paused work in the area of a fatal accident involving a contractor at a construction yard this morning in Hill City, Minnesota,” Enbridge spokeswoman Juli Kellner

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Saudi Aramco Discovers Four New Oil and Gas Fields

Saudi Aramco has discovered four new oil and gas fields, the kingdom’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud said, as quoted by the Saudi Press Agency. Two of the fields are unconventional deposits, the report said. One of these, al-Reesh, has three wells pumping oil at a rate of a combined 10.851 barrels

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U.S. Preparing New Sanctions Against Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

The United States is urging European allies and private companies to halt work that could help build the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and is preparing wider sanctions on the Russian project in coming weeks, senior Trump administration officials said. The outgoing Trump administration is readying a fresh round of congressionally mandated sanctions “in

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