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Since days when shale oil and gas technologies were discovered, the U.S. energy industry has been evolving more rapidly than ever before. Many changes are amazing especially when you put them on an industry map. At Rextag not only do we keep you aware of major projects such as pipelines or LNG terminals placed in service. Even less significant news are still important to us, be it new wells drilled or processing plants put to regular maintenance.

Daily improvements often come unnoticed but you can still follow these together with us. Our main input is to “clip it” to the related map: map of crude oil refineries or that of natural gas compressor stations. Where do you get and follow your important industry news? Maybe you are subscribed to your favorite social media feeds or industry journals. Whatever your choice is, you are looking for the story. What happened? Who made it happen? WHY does this matter? (Remember, it is all about ‘What’s in It For Me’ (WIIFM) principle).

How Rextag blog helps? Here we are concerned with looking at things both CLOSELY and FROM A DISTANCE.

"Looking closely" means reflecting where exactly the object is located.

"From a distance" means helping you see a broader picture.

New power plant added in North-East? See exactly what kind of transmission lines approach it and where do they go. Are there other power plants around? GIS data do not come as a mere dot on a map. We collect so many additional data attributes: operator and owner records, physical parameters and production data. Sometimes you will be lucky to grab some specific area maps we share on our blog. Often, there is data behind it as well. Who are top midstream operators in Permian this year? What mileage falls to the share or Kinder Morgan in the San-Juan basin? Do you know? Do you want to know?

All right, then let us see WHERE things happen. Read this blog, capture the energy infrastructure mapped and stay aware with Rextag data!

Crude Pipelines Infrastructure Developing at Enbridge Ingleside Energy Center

The joint project to improve and market a low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia production and export facility was presented on May, 6 by Enbridge Inc. and Humble Midstream LLC. Deployment of the facility is taken under the Enbridge Ingleside Energy Center (EIEC) basis close by Corpus Christi. Being the premier export facility on the U.S. Gulf Coast, the EIEC plays a vital role in world energy security and sustainability. Companies plan to develop a utility-scale efficiently low carbon production facility, able to combine both low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia to meet the growing global and domestic demand. It is expected to sequester up to 95% of CO2 generated in the production process in carbon capture facilities, especially ones owned and operated by Enbridge which makes this process a fully integrated low-carbon solution.

$1B Deal: Williams Buys Out Houston-based Midstream in Haynesville Basin

By purchasing the gathering and processing assets of Trace Midstream, Williams' existing footprint gains expanded capacity in one of the nation's largest growth basins, bringing its Haynesville gathering capacity to over 4 Bcf/d — increasing more than 200% from 1.8 Bcf/d. The deal also includes a long-term commitment from Trace and Quantum to support Williams' Louisiana Energy Gateway project (LEG), which is aimed to deliver responsibly sourced Haynesville’s naturalgas to markets along the Texas and Louisiana GulfCoast

Pine Wave Energy and Silver Hill Reached an Agreement Over Haynesville Assets — Deal is Sealed

Looks like Pine pulled the plug on its properties in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and Harrison and Panola counties, Texas. Which includes a total of 12,500 acres and ownership interests in 10 operated wells with a production capacity of 100 million cubic feet per day along with 18 miles of naturalgas gathering pipelines. Did Pine just give up on Haynesville?

Look At The Future Of American And Appalachian Gas Production

The crux of the matter is rather simple: productivity gains of local energy operators have been stable not only because they are drilling better acreage, but also because players finally realized capital efficiency gains. And even if some new obstacles impede Appalachia's growth at the same rate as the Permian or Haynesville, it does not detract from the value of the Marcellus and Utica basins. The Appalachians will still be the top producers at a very competitive pace as long as commercial inventory exists. After all, as long as there is commercial inventory, somebody will have to drill.

Enterprise acquires Navitas Midstream for $3.25 billion in cash

Enterprise decided to go in on the Permian Basin. With the surprise purchase of Navitas Midstream for $3.25 billion in cash, the company gained a foothold in the Midland Basin, as it previously lacked #naturalgas or NGL infrastructure apart from downstream pipelines in the region. Enterprise estimates that distributable cash flow accretion will be in the range of $0.18 to $0.22 per unit in 2023, while simultaneously supporting additional capital returns to their limited partners through distribution growth and buybacks of common units.

No More Gas Flaring: the Permian's Double E Pipeline is brought into service in West Texas

Permian Basins gas infrastructure boom: Summit Midstream puts into service a new pipeline system, aimed at reducing gas flaring in the area. Besides ecological concerns, the project will also transport almost 1,5 billion cubic feet of gas per day — enough to supply 5 million U.S. homes every day. According to Federal Energy Statistics, the project cost a whopping $450 million.

Smart Investments Are The Key To Success: Williams JV Brought Benefits At The End Of The Year

Williams boasts its Q3 results. With a revenue of $2.48 billion, the company beat the analyst estimate of $2.09 billion and also improved upon its own results over the same period in 2020. Mind you, much of this success was attributed to production in Wyoming's Green River Basin's Wamsutter Field and Williams JV with Crowheart.

The Final Stretch: Energy Transfer Pushes For Mariner East Project Ahead Of The Stunning Q3 Results

Energy Transfer's lead in the world's NGL exports booked the company another successive quarter. With a global market share of almost 20%, the company is nigh unstoppable. But will it be enough to, finally, push the Mariner East project over the edge? If everything goes as planned, Mariner East's last segment could be operational by the end of the first half of 2022.

Delays Are Finally Over: Enbridge Reports Strong Third Quarter 2021

Enbridge Inc. finally delivered on several of its long-overdue promises, including the $4 billion Line3 Replacement project. Which consisted of replacing an existing 34-inch pipe with a new 36-inch one for 13 miles in North Dakota, 337 miles in Minnesota, and 14 miles in Wisconsin. Midstream companies, in general, had a stunning Q3. It was the first quarter in two years that no midstream index members cut their dividends.

Apache's Altus Midstream to Merge with EagleClaw in All-stock Deal

Altus Midstream and EagleClaw Midstream agreed to combine operations in order to become the meanest midstream player in the Permian Basin! Following this merger, Altus will become the largest natural gas processor in the Delaware Basin, as well as the third-largest for the entire Permian Basin.

Expansion Is The Goal: Ironwood II Completes Asset Merger And Assumes Management of Nuevo Midstream Dos’ Eagle Ford Assets

Ironwood Midstream expanded its operations in the Eagle Ford region through its merger with Nuevo Midstream. Thanks to this, Ironwood II has increased its crude oil and natural gas throughput capacities in the famous shale to approximately 400,000 bbl/d and 410 MMcf/d, respectively. With 390 miles of pipelines, the company manages 245,000 acres of dedicated land.

Ain't Nothing Like a $2 Billion Deal: Oasis Sells Midstream Affiliate to Crestwood

Crestwood & Oasis Midstream merge to create a top Williston #basin player. $1.8 billion deal is expected to close during the Q1 of 2022. The transaction will result in a 21.7% ownership stake for Oasis in Crestwood common units. The remaining ownership of Oasis in Crestwood will also be of benefit to the company since it will create a diversified midstream operator with a strong balance sheet and a bullish outlook after this accretive merger.

The green trend: TC Energy pledges to be carbon-free by 2050

TC Energy, the Canadian gas giant, recently announced its environmental, social, and governance goals, as well as emission reduction strategies. The company aims to become 100% emission-free by 2050 while promising to cut greenhouse gas emissions intensity from its operations by 30% by 2030 as an interim measure.

Non-core Permian assets to be sold for $160 million by Diamondback Energy in a massive Drop-Down Transaction

Diamondback Energy is willing to sell some of its Permian Water Assets in order to reduce debt and ensure a steady oil supply through the end of the year. The brokered deal will bring the company some $160 million in cash. Consolidation seems to be the trend in the industry, but for how long?

Magellan Midstream Oil Transport Revenues Drop as Demand Slides

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. sees a drop in revenues as demand for production of crude oil declines in the US. Yet the company remains optimistic in light of growing interest in gasoline, distillates, and jet fuels.

Let’s Take a Step Into The Future: Water Management

As demands for water management solutions increase, service companies are looking for new ways to optimize their ability to recycle and store this water.

LIVE: Permian Highlights Discussed Online by Rextag (Hart Energy) Data Experts

How has the Permian basin been performing recently? Does production keep growing? Who are the top market players? Find out with Rextag data experts.

Eagle-Ford Republic Midstream System Has a New Owner

Nuevo Midstream will add 100 miles of gathering pipeline in Gonzales, Lavaca, and Dewitt counties to its Eagle Ford assets.

NGL Energy Partners Strengthens its Propane Asset Portfolio in the North-East

NGL Energy Develops Its Portfolio of Wholesale Propane Business Assets. Bought From DCP

February Top U.S. Midstream Deals: Delaware Appears As the Key Area

Midstream companies seek partnerships, connect their most robust assets to the fastest growing markets. Let us see what they did this past February

Drillinginfo & Rextag Join Forces For New Midstream Business Product

Drillinginfo has announced a new strategic collaboration with Hart Energy’s Rextag unit to create a combined midstream business product. The Drillinginfo-Rextag integration provides a cutting-edge solution with all relevant datasets in one platform, which provides powerful context and unprecedented infrastructure siting and mapping.

Companies Advancing U.S. Exports

A number of companies successfully contributed to the growing of U.S. exports.

2018. Expanding Beyond Lower 48: Mexico and Canada Are Markets That the Industry Keeps Pursuing

Growing U.S. natural gas production urges companies to invest in exports capacities. Reviewing paths to Mexican and Canadian markets and companies leading the way

SCOOP/STACK Midstream Developments. Pipeline Projects Driving Gas Prices. Challenge of Getting Water for Fracking

Pipeline Projects Continue Influence the Industry: its capacities, pricing and technologies

U.S. Crude Breakevens at Less Than $50/Bbl - Pipelines Help

U.S. Shale Breakevens now at $50 instead of $68/bbl. Pipeline management (field and maintenance data), as well as new projects introduced lower operation costs and provide path to future industrial success.

Louisiana: in Top U.S. NG Producing States. Some Grow Faster

Louisiana has a share of 6.6% of national NG production. Its production decline reflects growth shifting to Pennsylvania and Ohio.

There Are Issues to Deal With Before Rover Can Start Up

Energy Transfer has a list of tasks from FERC to complete

MPLX Utica Build-Out Projects Begin Operations

The new 49-mile Harpster to Lima Pipeline is in service

Additional Contracts For Midland-To-ECHO Pipeline System

The execution of these additional agreements boosts further total committed volumes. Read details. See it on a map.

Savage Bakken Connector Pipeline Is Now in Service

A hub to DAPL near Trenton, (ND) has been put in operation.

Three Pipelines to Cross the U.S.-Mexico Border

U.S. has issued permits for three NuStar Logistics, L.P. pipelines

TransCanada to Expand its NOVA Gas Transmission System in Alberta

TransCanada will invest to connect several production areas to its existing NOVA Gas Transmission pipeline in Alberta

Medallion Pipeline: Wolfcamp Connector and Howard Lateral Update

Medallion Pipeline closed its binding open season for Wolfcamp Connector and Howard Lateral

BridgeTex Pipeline is expanding

From Colorado City to Houston, TX to approximately 400,000 barrels per day.

Pinnacle Midstream: Sierra Grande Gas Processing Plant Construction

Pinnacle Midstream began construction on its Sierra Grande Gas Processing Plant. Will begin operation in 4Q of 2017.

One of the largest midstream deals of this year

Outrigger Energy's pipelines sold to Targa Resources for $1.5 bln

Corpus Christi and its O&G Infrastructure

Export Opportunities For Permian’s and Takeaway Problem

ETP says U.S. drilling ban unlikely to delay Ohio gas pipeline

The biggest natural gas pipe under construction in the United States, is not expected to be delayed by a U.S. federal order to stop new drilling.

Devon Sells Wyoming Midstream

Devon Sells Its Midstream Assets To Meritage Midstream. See more.

Shell Midstream To Buy Pipelines In $630 Million Dropdown (Continued)

Another pipeline purchased by Shell on the featured map today.

Shell Midstream To Buy Pipelines In $630 Million Dropdown.

See Shell's Pipelines on a Rextag Map. Delta Pipeline - a roughly 130-mile onshore pipeline taking volumes from five offshore pipelines.

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