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Canada's Enbridge to cut 1,000 jobs after buying Spectra

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) -- Canada's Enbridge Inc said on Wednesday it would cut about 1,000 positions, or 6% of its work force, after buying Spectra Energy Corp of Houston, the first layoffs for the combined energy infrastructure company, the biggest in North America.

Police investigating Dakota pipeline vandalism

(Reuters) -- South Dakota authorities are investigating an act of vandalism at the Dakota Access pipeline, a day after the project owner said oil could begin flowing through the pipeline soon, officials said on Tuesday.

Beset by delays, Myanmar-China oil pipeline nears start-up

YANGON/BEIJING (Reuters) -- Nearly a decade in the making, a project to pump oil 480 mi across Myanmar to southwest China is set for imminent start-up, with a supertanker nearing the port of Kyauk Phyu, marking the opening of a new oil trading route.

Sinopec starts operation of crude oil pipeline in south China

BEIJING (Reuters) -- China Petroleum and Chemical Corp has started operating a major crude oil pipeline that connects eastern Jiangsu province with refineries in south China, the company said in a statement.

US judge denies tribe's request to stop oil flow in Dakota Access pipeline

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- A US federal judge on Tuesday denied a request by a Native American tribe for an emergency injunction to prevent oil from flowing through part of the Dakota Access Pipeline, saying such a move would be against the public interest.

US Judge rules against tribes seeking to stop Dakota pipeline

(Reuters) -- A US judge on Tuesday ruled against native tribes seeking to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from moving forward on the basis that it would prevent them from practicing religious ceremonies, as legal options for opponents of the project narrow.

Driving innovation in the downstream: IRPC returns to New Delhi

Adrienne Blume, Hydrocarbon Processing

Gulf Publishing Company and Hydrocarbon Processing are pleased to announce that IRPC 2017 will be held April 18–20 in New Delhi.

TransCanada's $15-B US Keystone XL NAFTA suit suspended

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) -- TransCanada Corp has suspended a $15 billion NAFTA suit filed against the United States over the Keystone XL pipeline, the company said on Tuesday, after US President Donald Trump approved the project last month.

Neste starts ex-pipe delivery of low-sulfur marine fuel in Sweden

Neste has started the ex-pipe delivery of low-sulfur marine fuel at the Södertälje terminal in Sweden. In ex-pipe delivery, marine fuel is delivered directly to ships via a pipeline from the terminal, without any separate refueling trucks or vessels.

Snow, landowner, delay Utah pipeline repairs

HOUSTON (Reuters) -- Refiners and pipeline shippers in the Salt Lake City area are facing new delays obtaining crude oil after a pipeline outage last week was followed by snow on Friday that made it difficult to deliver much-needed oil by truck.