Southcross announces completion of gas pipeline

By PennEnergy Editorial Staff Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. (SXE) (“Southcross”) today announced the completion of a 60,000 bbls/d Y-gradepipeline connecting Southcross’ Woodsboro processing facility to Southcross Holdings LP’s (“Holdings”) 63,000 bbls/d Robstown Fractionator (“Robstown”) near Corpus Christi, Texas and a 20,000 bbls/d propane pipeline from Southcross’ Bonnie View Fractionator to the Corpus Christi area for […]

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Testing Turbines to Save Energy

Penn State University By Krista Weidner They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. But a little knowledge can also be comforting. For anyone who has sat on a jet airplane at takeoff, tense and sweaty-palmed, wondering how in the world this gigantic assemblage will manage to climb into the sky and stay up, […]

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Where Energy Companies Test What’ll Happen if Their Oil Spills

Wired By Omar Mouallem Oil pipeline leaks are bad. And that means pipeline operators and companies developing leak-sensing technologies are in a bind—they need to test their inventions without actually letting gunk seep into the earth. So they turn to a Canadian company called C-Fer Technologies. “There are few spots where you can dump oil […]

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Upper Burrell residents take sides on drilling

By Liz Hayes Upper Burrell residents Monday told supervisors they’re worried how the board might change the township’s regulations regarding where Marcellus shale natural gas drilling can occur. But they don’t all fear the same thing. Many worry supervisors will further restrict where drilling can occur, preventing residents from leasing their land to drillers. Others […]

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