U.S. to waive sanctions on firm, CEO behind Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline -source

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A road sign directs traffic towards the Nord Stream 2 gas line landfall facility entrance in Lubmin, Germany, September 10, 2020. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian officials on Wednesday said Moscow’s fraught ties with Washington could benefit from the waiving of U.S. sanctions on the company in charge of […]

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Colonial Pipeline paid hackers nearly $5 million in ransom – Bloomberg News

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Holding tanks are seen in an aerial photograph at Colonial Pipeline’s Dorsey Junction Station in Woodbine, Maryland, U.S. May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Drone Base/File Photo (Reuters) -Colonial Pipeline paid nearly $ 5 million to Eastern European hackers on Friday after a crippling cyberattack that shut the largest fuel pipeline network in the […]

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U.S. government working to help top fuel pipeline operator after cyberattack

2/2 © Reuters. Holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline’s Charlotte Tank Farm in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. an undated photograph. Colonial Pipeline/Handout via REUTERS. 2/2 By Laila Kearney (Reuters) -U.S. government officials were working closely with top U.S. fuel pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline on Sunday to help it recover from a ransomware cyberattack that […]

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U.S. Army Corps to lay out plans for Dakota Access pipeline review at hearing

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Law enforcement officers advance into the main opposition camp against the Dakota Access oil pipeline near Cannon Ball By Laila Kearney and Devika Krishna Kumar NEW YORK (Reuters) -The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to lay out its recommendations on the Dakota Access oil pipeline at a federal court […]

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U.S. Army Corps attorneys withdraw from Dakota Access Pipeline case

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A makeshift doll is seen at the gate separating Rosebud camp and Sacred Stone, one of the few remaining camps protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. By Valerie Volcovici (Reuters) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said two federal attorneys representing it in an ongoing […]

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Environmental groups appeal Illinois order allowing Dakota pipeline expansion

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Environmental groups are appealing a decision made last month by Illinois regulators to allow the expansion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline (DAPL), according to documents filed with the state on Friday. The Illinois Commerce Commission last month voted to approve an application to roughly double the capacity […]

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Denmark gives Nord Stream 2 nod to operate pipeline

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Nord Stream 2 land fall facility in Lubmin COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark has given the Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium permission to operate its Baltic Sea pipeline in Danish waters, the country’s energy agency said on Thursday. “Nord Stream 2 AG has been granted an operations permit for the Nord Stream […]

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U.S. pipeline companies hit by weak demand offer enticements to keep shippers

© Reuters. Some of the 27 oil tankers anchored viewed by helicopter off shore from Long Beach By Devika Krishna Kumar and Arathy S Nair NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. pipeline companies are sweetening terms in a competition to keep producers using their lines as the industry downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic means there […]

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Indigenous activists occupy Petroperu pipeline facilities over healthcare demands

By Maria Cervantes LIMA (Reuters) – More than 100 indigenous activists in Peru´s Amazon (NASDAQ:) occupied infrastructure belonging to the state-run Petroperú pipeline, the company said on Tuesday, demanding improved social benefits and health care in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Petroperú said the group had ventured inside an industrial facility it considered to […]

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Canadian Oil Rises After Spill Shuts Diluent Pipeline in Alberta

© Reuters. Canadian Oil Rises After Spill Shuts Diluent Pipeline in Alberta (Bloomberg) — Heavy Canadian crude rose after a spill led to the shutdown of a pipeline that supplies diluent to two major oil-sands sites in Alberta. Following the leak Saturday morning, Inter Pipeline (OTC:) Ltd. shut the west segment of its 240,000-barrel-a-day Polaris […]

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