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Advertisers from the print edition of Pipeline & Gas Journal, July 2014, Vol. 241 No. 7.

On May 2 Excelerate Energy received the Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for its Aguirre Offshore GasPort Project (AOGP) located offshore Puerto Rico. On the same day, the project received the Letter of Recommendation (LOR) from the U.S. Coast Guard.

The growth in U.S. imports of Canadian oil sands in recent years has not impacted the overall greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity of the U.S. supply mix, according to a new study by IHS, a leading global source of critical information and insight. The growth of oil sands imports were offset by substitution for similar sources of supply and by increase in lower-carbon tight oil displacing relatively higher carbon imports from Africa and elsewhere, the study says.

Vast production growth in the northeastern United States is significantly altering the pipeline flow throughout much of the continent, according to a recent Moody’s Investors Service report.

Pembina Pipeline Corp. has reached binding commercial agreements to proceed with a new 55,000 bpd propane-plus fractionator (RFS III) at its existing Redwater fractionation and storage complex and a high vapor pressure (HVP) pipeline lateral that will extend the gathering potential of its Brazeau Pipeline in the Willesden Green area of south-central Alberta.

The unexpected and stunning success of the shale plays in the United States over the past decade has dramatically changed the nation’s energy picture for years, if not decades, to come.

Rangeland Energy has started construction of the Rangeland Integrated Oil System (RIO System) in the Delaware Basin region of Southeast New Mexico and West Texas. The multipart system is designed to transport the basin’s crude oil and condensate production to multiple downstream markets across the U.S. via outbound rail and pipeline. Construction of the rail facility is underway. It will provide services for outbound crude oil and condensate and inbound frac sand.

Do you want to know who the real faces of the oil and gas industry are? It’s not the Koch boys, Rex Tillerson, Boone Pickens or Aubrey McClendon.

It’s this middle-aged guy named Jim who makes his living driving a cab in Pittsburgh that runs on natural gas. It’s Nick Jentzsch, a 25-year-old service man for Questar Gas in Utah who happened to save a life during what was supposed to be a routine leak check.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. recently loaded the first cargo of refined products for export from its reactivated marine terminal in Beaumont, TX. Located on the Neches River, the terminal can load at rates up to 15,000 bbl/hr.

A new CME Group report suggested that if natural gas only increases its share of energy use for transportation from the current 3% to the 7-10% range over the next five years, the result would translate into a dramatically faster closing of the energy price gap.