North American

Pennant Midstream’s Hickory Bend cryogenic gas processing plant recently began operation.

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., a unit of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., has signed a binding, 15-year firm transportation precedent agreement with Seneca Resources Corp., the wholly owned exploration and production subsidiary of National Fuel Gas Co., to ship 158,000 Dth/d of natural gas to eastern Canadian markets on the Niagara Expansion project. Subject to regulatory approvals, the $29 million Niagara Expansion is expected to begin service Nov. 1, 2015.

Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC, operated by Kinder Morgan Canada and owned by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., has filed an application with Canada’s National Energy Board for authorization to build and operate the necessary facilities for the company’s proposed Trans Mountain expansion project.

Marathon Petroleum Corp. plans to spend $140 million to build the Cornerstone Pipeline that will connect its refinery in Canton, OH to an oil and natural gas processing facility in the Utica Shale.

Late last year, Shell completed Phase 2 of its project to reverse the flow direction of the Houma-to-Houston (Ho-Ho) pipeline. The system provides Gulf Coast refineries pipeline access to additional sources of the growing crude production from the inland oil plays in the Eagle Ford, Bakken and other shale regions.

Canyon Midstream Partners is developing a natural gas gathering, processing and treating system in the Permian Basin.

Kinder Morgan Crude and Condensate LLC and Double Eagle Pipeline LLC, a 50/50 joint venture between Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. have entered into a long-term agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to transport Eagle Ford shale production from Gardendale, TX in LaSalle County to the Houston Ship Channel via the KMCC Pipeline.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.announced four projects that are part of its plan to increase its Permian Basin pipeline infrastructure to keep pace with rising production volumes. The four projects, as well as several others under review, will result in investments of $400-500 million.

CH2M HILL was selected by TransCanada for front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the St. John Extension of the Energy East Project. The overall project will convert an 1,864-mile natural gas pipeline to transport oil from Alberta to eastern Canadian refineries and will require 932 miles of pipeline construction.

Oiltanking Partners, L.P has approved $200 million of crude expansion projects. The Partnership intends to construct two crude oil pipelines connecting its Houston terminal with Crossroads (sometimes referred to as Moore Road) Junction, a critical distribution point for the Houston market, for $98 million.

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