PIPELINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PIPELINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Official: Fighting in Iraq delays Iran gas exports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398073-79/iraq-gas-iran-pipeline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398073-79/iraq-gas-iran-pipeline.html.csp">Official: Fighting in Iraq delays Iran gas exports</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NASSER KARIMI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T10:56:01.705-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tehran, Iran • The fighting between Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants will delay even further the planned start of Iranian natural gas exports to neighboring Iraq, Iran’s oil minister was quoted as saying Wednesday. Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said a pipeline, which is still under construction on the Iraqi side, goes partly through territory now controlled by the Islamic State group. The extremist group carried out a blitz this summer, seizing much of Iraq’s north and west and is now batt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583980732014-09-10T10:56:01.705-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T10:56:01.705-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398073@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:56:01 MDT Verdict in explosion case raises fairness issue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379392-79/pipeline-safety-state-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379392-79/pipeline-safety-state-million.html.csp">Verdict in explosion case raises fairness issue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL R. BLOOD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:05:01.642-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • The biggest beneficiary of the record $1.4 billion fine levied against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for a gas line explosion that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in suburban San Francisco is the state of California, which stands to gain $950 million to spend any way it wants. That reality has set up a tussle over how the state punishes corporate wrongdoing and who should benefit from fines like the one Public Utilities Commission judges imposed on PG&E earlier this ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583793922014-09-05T16:05:01.642-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T16:05:01.642-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379392@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:05:01 MDT PG&E plans to appeal $1.4B penalty in deadly blast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58368729-79/penalty-safety-pipeline-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58368729-79/penalty-safety-pipeline-state.html.csp">PG&E plans to appeal $1.4B penalty in deadly blast</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUDHIN THANAWALA </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T16:20:28.425-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 04:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Pacific Gas & Electric Co. plans to appeal a $1.4 billion penalty recommended by California regulatory judges for a gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb that killed eight people, the utility said in a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The utility said it plans to appeal to the California Public Utilities Commission within 30 days. The filing did not list a reason for the appeal, but PG&E spokesman Greg Snapper said the utility wants th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583687292014-09-03T16:20:28.425-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T16:20:28.425-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58368729@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:20:28 MDT PG&E fined record $1.4B for deadly 2010 gas line blast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365659-79/safety-penalty-blast-california.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365659-79/safety-penalty-blast-california.html.csp">PG&E fined record $1.4B for deadly 2010 gas line blast</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLEN KNICKMEYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T16:17:07.389-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state’s largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about aging pipelines. The California Public Utilities Commission said the figure reached by two administrative law judges against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. would be the largest safety related penalty it had ever imposed. PG&E can ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583656592014-09-02T16:17:07.389-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T16:17:07.389-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:17:07 MDT Tesoro exploring alternate route for Utah pipeline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58356486-90/pipeline-tesoro-route-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58356486-90/pipeline-tesoro-route-park.html.csp">Tesoro exploring alternate route for Utah pipeline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Burger</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Park Record</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T12:53:41.508-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 12:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City • Tesoro Refining & Marketing, bowing to feedback from Summit County officials and stakeholders, is exploring the possibility of altering the route of the proposed Uinta Express Pipeline. Michael Gebhardt, vice president of strategy and business development for Tesoro, said Thursday in a phone interview with The Park Record that the oil company is investigating an alternate route that would be well east of the originally proposed pipeline route. The variation would place the pipeline f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58356486@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:53:41 MDT Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364042-79/gas-natural-pipeline-energy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364042-79/gas-natural-pipeline-energy.html.csp">Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN FAHEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T08:45:02.067-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 08:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Gas is being relied upon to generate more of the nation’s electricity in recent years because enormous new domestic supplies have drastically lowered its price and because natural gas burns cleaner than the nation’s other most important fuel for electric power, coa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583640422014-09-02T08:45:02.067-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T08:45:02.067-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364042@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:45:02 MDT PG&E pleads not guilty to charges in deadly blast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58310392-79/charges-federal-company-indictment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58310392-79/charges-federal-company-indictment.html.csp">PG&E pleads not guilty to charges in deadly blast</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T16:19:01.988-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 04:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood. Steve Bauer, an attorney for the company, entered the plea in federal court to all 28 counts, including obstruction of justice. The new indictment — announced last month — replaced a 12-count indictment that related to PG&E’s safety practices but did not incl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310392@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:19:01 MDT Kinder Morgan to combine its family of companies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284358-79/kinder-morgan-companies-energy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284358-79/kinder-morgan-companies-energy.html.csp">Kinder Morgan to combine its family of companies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN FAHEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T10:11:01.92-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The group of oil and gas pipeline and storage companies controlled by Kinder Morgan but traded separately will combine and become the 4th biggest U.S. energy company by market value. The companies announced Sunday that Kinder Morgan Inc., Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Kinder Morgan Management and El Paso Pipeline Partners will all combine under the Kinder Morgan Inc. umbrella and trade under the KMI ticker symbol. Houston-based Kinder Morgan Inc. says the total purchase price of the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582843582014-08-11T10:11:01.92-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T10:11:01.92-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284358@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:11:01 MDT Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281407-68/pipeline-carbon-pollution-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281407-68/pipeline-carbon-pollution-oil.html.csp">Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T13:17:31.357-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 01:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes. The U.S. estimates didn’t take into account that the added oil from the pipeline would drop prices by about $3 a barrel, spurring consumption that would create more pollution, the researchers said. Outside experts not connected to the study gave it mixed reviews. The American Petroleum Institute found the study to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582814072014-08-10T13:17:31.357-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T13:17:31.357-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281407@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:17:31 MDT Oil company sues Utah county over pipeline restrictions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224082-90/county-pipeline-summit-ordinances.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224082-90/county-pipeline-summit-ordinances.html.csp">Oil company sues Utah county over pipeline restrictions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T21:54:59.192-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 09:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tesoro Corp. is suing Summit County, claiming that the county’s new ordinances restricting proposed underground pipelines are an attempt to trump federal law. Tesoro wants to build the Uinta Express Pipeline to carry waxy crude oil from the Uinta Basin to Salt Lake City area refineries. The U.S. Forest Service is preparing a federal environmental impact statement on the proposed 135-mile pipeline, which would traverse six Utah counties. But Summit County in late June passed three ordinances desi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224082@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:54:59 MDT