ETP forms JV with petrochemical company to export ethane to China
Energy Transfer Partners LP formed a joint venture with the petrochemical wholesaler Satellite Petrochemical USA Corp. to build a new export terminal in the Gulf Coast, which would deliver supplies to Satellite's ethane crackers in China.
Work halted again on Mariner East 2 pipeline as more drilling fluid spills occur
Energy Transfer Partners LP's affiliate Sunoco Pipeline LP was ordered March 16 to halt construction of the Mariner East 2 NGL pipeline in two central Pennsylvania counties after releasing drilling fluid while horizontally drilling parts of the pipeline's underground route.
Pioneer Natural Resources shuts in production at Texas field due to fire
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. shut in production at its West Panhandle field in Texas after a fire dealt "extensive damage" to one of its compressor stations on March 6.
Alberta plans to spend up to C$1B to boost petrochemical output
Alberta, Canada's most prolific gas-producing province, will offer up to C$1 billion to companies to kick-start new liquids processing projects.