Mexico's IEnova to Invest $800m
Mexican energy infrastructure firm IEnova, a unit of U.S.-based Sempra Energy, will invest $800 million this year on eight projects, the company's chief executive said on Monday. Carlos Ruiz Sacristan said the most…
Enbridge Starts Valley Crossing Natgas Pipe Work at Tex-Mex Border
Canadian energy company Enbridge Inc said it started construction of the offshore border crossing section of its $1.6 billion Valley Crossing natural gas pipeline between Texas and Mexico, according to a federal filing…
Wind Briefly Sets Record as Source for U.S. Electricity
Wind briefly powered more than 50 percent of electric demand on Sunday, the 14-state Southwest Power Pool (SPP) said, for the first time on any North American power grid. SPP coordinates the flow of electricity on…
U.S. Military Marches on Green Energy
President Donald Trump and his top advisors have often scoffed at government support of green energy. But the largest U.S. government agency - the Department of Defense - plans to forge ahead under the new administration…
Woodside, Sempra Energy Ink LNG Terminal Deal
Woodside's affiliate, Woodside Energy (USA) Inc. (WUSA), has entered into a Project Development Agreement (PDA) with Sempra LNG & Midstream (Sempra), an affiliate of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE). Under the PDA, WUSA…
Reed Nominated to Caterpillar Board
Caterpillar Inc. announced today that the Caterpillar Board of Directors has nominated Debra L. Reed to join the Board, with the election to occur at the June 2015 annual stockholders meeting. Reed, 58, is the Chairman and CEO of Sempra Energy…
ICE to Offer First US Gulf Coast LNG Futures Contract
With the United States about to become a net exporter of natural gas for the first time in 60 years, Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Wednesday it would begin trading the first-ever U.S. liquefied natural gas futures contract in May.
Sempra Energy to buy Oncor for $9.45 bln
Sempra Energy said it will buy Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash after Energy Future Holdings Corp, which indirectly owns Oncor, abandoned a deal to sell the power transmission company to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
IEnova Ups Stake in Mexican Natural Gas Pipeline
Mexico's Infraestructura Energetica Nova (IEnova) said Friday it had acquired state oil firm Pemex's stake in the joint venture Ductos y Energeticos del Norte, increasing its participation in the second phase of a key natural gas pipeline.
California Power Grid Tested as Heat Soars
California's power grid operator extended its call for consumers to conserve electricity into Thursday as a heat wave continued to bake the state, especially the inland cities. Electricity supplies statewide were…
Vistra to Buy Dynegy in $1.7bln Deal
Vistra Energy Corp said on Monday it would buy Dynegy Inc in an all-stock deal worth $1.74 billion, combining two Texas-based power producers in the latest merger in an industry dealing with shrinking profit margins.
Sempra-Techint Offer Best Bid on Odebrecht pipeline, Peru
A consortium formed by Sempra Energy and Techint Group offered the best bid to Odebrecht for acquiring its majority stake in a $5 billion natural gas pipeline project in Peru, a source with knowledge of the negotiations said Friday.
Mexico's IEnova wins CFE gas pipeline project near U.S. border
A unit of energy infrastructure company IEnova, the Mexican subsidiary of U.S. firm Sempra Energy, said on Monday that Mexico's state power company CFE had awarded it a 25-year contract to build and operate a natural gas pipeline in the north of the country.
SoCalGas Completes more California Aliso Canyon Well Tests
More wells passed safety inspections at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in Los Angeles, Southern California Gas Co said on Monday, but the company has more work to do before it can inject gas into the…
Next-wave LNG Terminals get Smaller, More Flexible
The liquefied natural gas market is growing every year, but the terminals that ship and receive the fuel are shrinking. The booming sector's next-generation infrastructure is being designed for a emerging-market buyers that want smaller volumes on shorter…
Pemex set to announce debt management deal
Mexican national oil company Pemex is about to execute a debt management deal in international markets to improve the firm's finances, Pemex Chief Financial Officer Juan Pablo Newman said on Wednesday. Newman said the transaction is comprised of three parts…
TransCanada Seeks Okay for LA Cameron Access
TransCanada Corp's Columbia Gulf Transmission unit on Friday filed with U.S. federal energy regulators to commence service on its Cameron Access natural gas project in Louisiana on March 1. One bcfd is enough gas to fuel about five million U.S.
U.S. Task Force: 44 Recommendations to cut NatGas Leaks
A U.S. interagency task force on Tuesday issued recommendations aimed at reducing the risk of incidents involving natural gas facilities in the wake of a major leak from the Aliso Canyon storage facility in California last year.
Sempra Energy Agreed to Buy Peru Pipeline Stake
U.S.-based Sempra Energy has agreed to buy a majority stake in a $5 billion natural gas pipeline project in Peru being sold by Brazilian engineering group Odebrecht SA, Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne said on Thursday.
Peru Says It Will Nix Key Odebrecht Contract If Won through Bribes
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said he will terminate a $5 billion natural gas pipeline contract if it is found to have been won with bribes, even if corruption-plagued Brazilian builder Odebrecht exits the project.