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Virtual Conference - Louisiana Chaper of NARO - May 25th

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The mission of NARO is to encourage and promote exploration and production of minerals in the United States while preserving, protecting, advancing and representing the interests and rights of mineral and royalty owners through education, advocacy and assistance to our members, to NARO chapter organizations, to government bodies and to the public.


Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) is partnering with Neste Oyj to create a raw material storage and logistics hub in the US supporting increased production of renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), and renewable feedstock for polymers and chemicals. Upon completion of the project, KMI’s Harvey, La., terminal will serve as the primary hub at which Neste will store a variety of raw materials including, for example, used cooking oil it collects from more than 40,000 ...


Aug 11 (Reuters) - Chesapeake Energy Corp (CHK.O) agreed to buy Louisiana natural gas rival Vine Energy Inc (VEI.N) for $615 million, betting on the shale field's proximity to the U.S. Gulf Coast export hub.

Dealmaking in the oil and gas sector has jumped this year as prices rebounded due to the vaccine-driven economic recovery. U.S. oil futures were up about 1.44% on Wednesday at $69.27 a barrel, an increase of about 63% from year-ago levels.


Oil major Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy 3 million mt/year of LNG from Tellurian's proposed Driftwood LNG export terminal in Louisiana, the companies said in a joint statement July 29.

Total offtake commitments to Driftwood LNG now stand at 9 million mt/year, just shy of the expected 9.2 million mt/year two-plant first phase of the project. Each plant is expected to have up to four liquefaction trains.

"With these SPAs, we have now completed ...


U.S. gas producer Southwestern Energy Co (SWN.N) on Wednesday agreed to buy privately held Indigo Natural Resources LLC for about $2.7 billion, bulking up its operations to take advantage of rising gas prices.

Dealmaking has risen in the energy sector as increased vaccinations boosted travel demand, and as producers look to scale up to cut costs after the COVID-19 pandemic caused one of the industry's worst downturns.

Southwestern-Indigo has become the largest pure-play deal ...


Strategic Biofuels LLC is developing a project for construction of a grassroots renewable fuels plant on a 171-acre site at the Port of Columbia in Caldwell Parish, La., about 25 miles south of Monroe.

To be operated by subsidiary Louisiana Green Fuels LLC (LGF), the proposed plant would use established refinery processes to produce up to 32 million gal/year of renewable fuel from a feedstock of wood waste made up of timber byproducts supplied by responsibly ...


Attorney General Jeff Landry announced Wednesday that he joined Louisiana to a 21-state coalition petitioning the Southern District of Texas to invalidate the Biden Administration's executive order canceling the Keystone XL Pipeline project.

In a release from the attorney general's office, Landry has filed suit to protect the validly authorized construction and operation of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

“In the blink of an eye and through executive fiat, the Biden Administration unleashed a flood of ...


Venture Global LNG may begin exports from its 10-million tonne/year (tpy) Calcasieu Pass liquefaction plant in Cameron Parish, La., in late 2021, according to recent filings with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Calcasieu Pass anticipates that it will begin full export operations in mid-2022 and plans for a phased operational start-up that could include first exports in late 2021.

Site construction began in February 2019, with Venture Global taking final investment decision (FID) later that ...


Valero Energy Corp. has commissioned a new alkylation complex based on novel proprietary process technology from Lummus Technology LLC at subsidiary Valero Refining New Orleans LLC’s 340,000-b/d St. Charles refinery in Norco, La. (OGJ Online, Apr. 25, 2019).

With a high-octane alkylate production capacity of 17,000 b/sd, the St. Charles refinery’s new alkylation complex is equipped with Lummus’s CDAlky C5 alkylation process, which uses a low-temperature sulfuric acid alkylation process to convert C5


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Accounting professional, Idalia Romanos, will discuss how to go about reading and managing the statements that royalty owners receive each month accompanying their check. Idalia will discuss the different codes, columns, and figures contained in a normal royalty statement and direct royalty owners on what they should be looking out for in order to best manage their asset.


Shell Pipeline Co. LP has contracted oilfield services (OFS) provider Danos to provide instrumentation and electrical upgrades to its Houma, La., facility, Danos reported Thursday.

“Because we have a long-standing history with Shell Pipeline, our crews are familiar with the work and with the facility,” remarked Mark Danos, Danos owner, in a written statement emailed to Rigzone. “This allows us to provide a turnkey solution for our valued customer.”

The OFS firm pointed out that ...