New Mexico Ends Fresh Water Sales for Oil and Gas

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New Mexico Ends Fresh Water Sales for Oil and Gas

The New Mexico State Land Office announced that it will be halting the practice of allowing fresh water to be pumped from state trust land and sold for use in oil and gas development. Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard detailed the shift in policy in a letter to companies that hold easements that grant access

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Tips to Avoid Winter-Related Accidents

A chill is in the air, but the work on your jobsite doesn’t stop when the weather gets cold. It’s important to know what steps to take to keep your construction workers warm and safe. Here are 3 ways to keep the job going forward safely in the middle of winter. Inspect Sites This is

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Protecting Pipelines in the Winter

Spring is around the corner, and it can change work conditions on your pipeline work site. Temporary erosion and sediment control measures installed during frozen conditions may not remain functional under thaw conditions. This means you may need a few more measures in place for snowmelt and extra rain during the warmer months. When choosing

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Major Oil Pipeline Operators Plan Higher Dividends

The major North American pipeline operators Kinder Morgan and Enbridge issued optimistic updates to the market this week, planning higher dividends and expecting more profits next year, after the challenges the oil industry has faced this year. Enbridge raised its quarterly dividend by 3 percent to US$0.65 (C$0.835), effective March 1, 2021. This is the

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Gas Pipeline Project in New Mexico Halted Amid Pandemic

A natural gas pipeline that would have connected an oil field in New Mexico and Texas to markets in the Gulf Coast has been halted as the fossil fuel industry struggles during the coronavirus pandemic. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reported that officials with Permian Global Access Pipeline, a subsidiary of Houston-based natural gas producer Tellurian, withdrew

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Exxon Mobil Cuts Billions in Spending

Exxon Mobil announced that it would significantly cut spending on exploration and production over the next four years and would write off up to $20 billion of investments in natural gas. The company struggled to adapt as oil and gas prices tumbled this spring when the coronavirus pandemic took hold. While oil prices have recovered

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China Launches Section of China-Russia East Gas Pipeline

Operations have started on the middle portion of the China-Russia East natural gas pipeline, allowing natural gas from the Power of Siberia system in Russia to be transmitted to the smog-prone Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region in northern China. The 1,110-kilometre pipeline aims to help improve air quality in the region, where about a quarter of China’s steelmaking

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Minnesota to Move Forward with Disputed Oil Pipeline

Minnesota regulators approved the final permit this week for Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, giving the company the green light to begin construction on the $2.6 billion project. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency granted a construction storm water permit for the project, which was the last hurdle that Calgary,

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Project Spotlight: Lake Sakakawea Pipeline Maintenance

Since our founding, we’ve continuously evolved our services in order to offer the best solutions available for offshore and onshore pipeline exposure remediation.   – Site Assessment – Remediation Design – Permitting – Construction – Monitoring – Onshore Mats – Offshore Mats   If you have an erosion issue, we have a custom and lasting

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