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Kinder Morgan’s Gulf Coast Pipeline Launches Open Season for Expansion Project

  • 4 days ago
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According to a release on the Kinder Morgan website, Gulf Coast Express Pipeline LLC (GCX) has launched an open season to solicit commitments for an expansion project on its system. According to the release, the project will increase GCX’s capacity by nearly 570 million cubic feet per day upon achieving a final investment decision. The project is claimed to have generated 2,500 jobs for the local community during the construction phase and 15 full-time jobs after commencing operations. The ex...

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Canada Can Boost Oil Output by 900,000 Barrels Per Day, Kenney Says

  • 5 days ago
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As reported by Bloomberg, Canada’s oil production could increase by 900,000 barrels a day to make up for supply losses from Russia’s war in Ukraine. This is according to the Jason Kenny, premier of the province of Alberta. Kenney gave the estimate in testimony before a U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday. The number is roughly triple the estimate delivered weeks ago by Canadian Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson. Kenny said that about 300,000 barrels a day of unused capacity exists in...

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New $140M Texas Chemical Plant Will Be First Of It's Kind - And It's For The Battery Boom

  • 6 days ago
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As reported by Businesswire, Orion Engineered Carbons announced plans earlier this month to build the only plant in the U.S. producing acetylene-based conductive additives. These additives are a critical link in the value chain for lithium-ion batteries, high-voltage cables & other products that will assist in powering the global transition to electrification and renewable energy. The facility is planned to be build in La Porte, Texas (south of Houston), and will be backed by a long-term agree...

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LNG Expansion Project Expected to Bring More Than 3,000 Jobs to Southeast Texas

  • 1 week ago
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As reported by 12NewsNow, the Golden Pass LNG expansion project is expected to bring more than 3,000 jobs to Southeast Texas. The project - currently in year three of its five-year construction plan are providing plenty of jobs for those in the area. "Currently, we have a little more than about 4,000 construction workers on site. That figure will increase to more than 7,000 early next year,” said Golden Pass LNG's community affairs Advisor Mary Anne Reid. While the construction phase is alrea...

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500 New Construction Jobs Coming to Alberta This Summer

  • 1 week ago
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As reported by Global News, Construction on a new interchange along the Queen Elizabeth II Highway is expected to begin this summer and create some 500 construction jobs in the Edmonton area. "This is a really great day for the entire Edmonton-region economy," Premier Jason Kenney said at a Thursday afternoon news conference. The new interchange at 65 Avenue in Leduc will include an overpass over the QEII, as well as new on and off ramps in addition to other area intersection and road improvem...

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