PIPELINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PIPELINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Targa buying Atlas Pipeline and Atlas Energy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58516311-79/atlas-pipeline-energy-targa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58516311-79/atlas-pipeline-energy-targa.html.csp">Targa buying Atlas Pipeline and Atlas Energy</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T09:40:01.583-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 09:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • Targa Resources is buying Atlas Pipeline Partners and Atlas Energy in a deal valued at close to $6 billion, creating a huge energy transportation and storage company. Targa Resources Partners LP, based in Houston, will pay $4 billion and assume $1.8 billion in debt for Atlas Pipeline. Each Atlas Pipeline unitholder will receive 0.5846 units of Targa Resources Partners and a one-time cash payment of $1.26 per Atlas Pipeline unit for total consideration of $38.66 per Atlas Pipeline unit....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585163112014-10-13T09:40:01.583-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-13T09:40:01.583-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58516311@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:40:01 MDT Op-ed: We should educate, not incarcerate, our young people http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58484832-82/students-incarceration-community-education.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58484832-82/students-incarceration-community-education.html.csp">Op-ed: We should educate, not incarcerate, our young people</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marcelina Kubica</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-03T16:52:01.413-06:00">Updated Oct 3, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seventy billion dollars. That is how much the United States spends annually on incarceration, probation and parole. Between 1987 and 2007, there has been a 127 percent funding increase for incarceration. In the same 20-year span, funding for higher education has increased a mere 20 percent. These statistics show where the United States government places highest importance: incarceration, not education. Now, of course, fighting crime should be a priority of the government, as its primary role is...</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> 58484832@www.sltrib.com Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:52:01 MDT Bulgarians to vote on gas pipeline from Russia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58484460-79/bulgaria-pipeline-gas-european.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58484460-79/bulgaria-pipeline-gas-european.html.csp">Bulgarians to vote on gas pipeline from Russia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VESELIN TOSHKOV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-03T09:11:01.885-06:00">Updated Oct 3, 2014 09:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sofia, Bulgaria • Bulgarians are voting Sunday in a parliamentary election that will determine whether the country continues to build a Russian gas pipeline that would give the Kremlin even more leverage over Europe’s energy market — a project the European Union opposes. Here’s a look at Bulgaria, the vote and the controversial pipeline: DIVIDED LOYALTIES The Balkan country of over 7 million is very much divided in its loyalties. Bulgaria belongs to NATO and the 28-nation European Union, but man...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584844602014-10-03T09:11:01.885-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-03T09:11:01.885-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58484460@www.sltrib.com Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:11:01 MDT Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58454776-79/mexico-oil-tamaulipas-cartel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58454776-79/mexico-oil-tamaulipas-cartel.html.csp">Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T10:35:02.171-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 10:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ciudad Mier, Mexico • Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industry. But as it prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, another challenge awaits: taming the brutal drug cartels that rule the region and are stealing billions of dollars’ worth of oil from pipelines. Figures released by Petroleos Mexicanos last week show the gangs are becoming more prolific and sophisticated. So far this year, thieves...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584547762014-09-25T10:35:02.171-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T10:35:02.171-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58454776@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:35:02 MDT Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58454614-68/mexico-oil-tamaulipas-cartel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58454614-68/mexico-oil-tamaulipas-cartel.html.csp">Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T09:40:24.597-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 09:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ciudad Mier, Mexico • Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industry. But as it prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, another challenge awaits: taming the brutal drug cartels that rule the region and are stealing billions of dollars’ worth of oil from pipelines. Figures released by Petroleos Mexicanos last week show the gangs are becoming more prolific and sophisticated. So far this year, thieves...</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> 58454614@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:40:24 MDT 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