August 2, 2018
Magellan Midstream Partners announced it will be expanding the west portion of its refined petroleum products pipeline system in Texas.
July 23, 2018
The LCRA recently held an open house to announce and discuss a new 138kV transmission power line project serving the Mountain Home Substation. The powerline, which would be constructed with weathered steel or concrete monopoles, is expected to extend roughly 20 miles. The LCRA is currently preparing an application to the Public Utility Commission to determine the route of the new powerline.
June 27, 2018
Kinder Morgan has announced plans to construct a gas pipeline connecting the Permian Basin to Houston, Corpus Christi, and hubs in Mexico. The 430 mile pipeline, dubbed the Permian Highway Pipeline, will be a joint venture between Kinder Morgan and Midland-based EagleClaw Midstream and is expected to cost $2 billion to construct. The pipeline is expected to be in operation by 2020.
June 21, 2018
According to Scott, Sheffield, the Chairman of Pioneer Natural Resources Co., capacity to transport oil out of the Permian Basin is expected to reach capacity in the next three to four months. Mr. Sheffield indicated that some companies may have to shut in production or move rigs away given existing pipeline constraints.