North American

DCP Midstream LLC announced Feb. 28 that DCP Sand Hills Pipeline LLC has purchased approximately 60 miles of existing 20-inch pipeline in Andrews and Ector counties in West Texas from Odessa Fuels LLC.

TransCanada announced February 27 that it was proceeding with the Cushing, OK to Gulf Coast portion of the Keystone XL as a stand-alone project, at the approximate cost of $2.3 billion. The pipeline would be subject to regulatory approvals but not the state department permit required for cross-border pipelines, and the pipeline would be expected to be in service by late 2013.

Enterprise Products Partners and Genesis Energy have executed crude oil transportation agreements with a consortium of six Gulf of Mexico producers which will provide support for construction of a crude oil gathering pipeline serving the Lucius development area in southern Keathley Canyon.

Regency Energy Partners LP will build a processing facility in Ward County, TX to process natural gas delivered from the Bone Spring and Avalon Shale formations.

Crestwood Midstream Partners has signed an MOU with Mountaineer Keystone LLC, Pittsburgh, to construct a 42-mile, 16-inch natural gas gathering system to serve MK's Marcellus Shale development program in northeast West Virginia.

Spectra Energy Corp.'s Texas Eastern Transmission, American Electric Power and Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc. plan to develop the Ohio Pipeline Energy Network (OPEN) project, a proposed expansion of the Texas Eastern pipeline system that will connect Ohio's Utica and Marcellus shale gas supplies with the fast-growing markets attached to the Texas Eastern system, in particular natural gas-fired power generation.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and Enbridge Inc. planned to hold concurrent open seasons from Jan. 4 through Feb. 10 to solicit capacity commitments from shippers for an expansion of the Seaway pipeline and an extension of the pipeline into the Port Arthur/Beaumont refining market.

Copano Energy, L.L.C. and Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. formed a joint venture to deliver Eagle Ford Shale condensate to Corpus Christi, TX.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. has received sufficient transportation commitments to support development of its 1,230-mile Appalachia to Texas pipeline (ATEX Express) that will deliver growing ethane production from the Marcellus/Utica Shale areas of Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio to the Gulf Coast.

Williams Partners’ Transco pipeline filed an application with the FERC to provide 250,000 Dth/d of incremental, year-round firm natural gas transportation capacity to serve growing markets in the Northeast by November 2013.

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