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Methane, the major ingredient of natural gas (98% plus), is getting more heat than just from the sun’s radiation! Considered a greenhouse gas (GHG) because of its ability to absorb heat and transfer it to affect the earth’s climate, methane is getting federal and state government as well as civic attention.

Coastal GasLink filed an environmental assessment application that is now in a 180-day public review period for the proposed 400-mile Coastal GasLink project.

In recent months, MarkWest Energy Partners has commenced operations of seven major infrastructure projects in the Northeast, including five new cryogenic processing plants totaling 1 Bcf/d of capacity and two fractionation facilities totaling 98,000 bpd of C2+ fractionation capacity.

Pieridae Energy (Canada) Ltd. has received environmental assessment (EA) approval for its proposed Goldboro LNG project in Nova Scotia.

The U.S. and Canada will require annual average midstream natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids midstream infrastructure investment of nearly $30 billion per year, or $641 billion (real US$2012) total over the 22-year period from 2014 to 2035, a new study found.

Paradigm Energy Partners, LLC has executed a gathering contract that will anchor the build-out of an expansive gathering system extending from the Charleson Field of northern McKenzie County, ND, south to market take-away in and around Johnson's Corner.

A combination of environmental and safety concerns elevated in recent years has made the chase to corral and eventually eliminate methane leaks from the nation’s natural gas infrastructure a budding crusade.

The Federal Coordinator’s Office for Alaska Natural Gas Line projects has posted a new web page on its site to provide an easily accessible collection of public information on the proposed Alaska liquefied natural gas project.

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. announced it will build and operate a new, 213-mile, 16-inch pipeline to transport carbon dioxide (CO-2) from the company’s St. Johns source field in Apache County, AZ to the Kinder Morgan-operated Cortez Pipeline in Torrance County, NM.

An American Petroleum Institute (API) advisory committee released a draft "recommended practice" describing a safety management system (SMS) for natural gas and liquid pipelines at a meeting sponsored by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) in February. The API was taking comments through April 11 and will approve RP1173, in some form, later this year.