• Permian Pipeline Project Update – Movers, Shakers and Others

    In Permian Buildout – Helping to Solve the Mysteries of Texas, the second Insights in our series leading up to the release of our recurring Permian project report, we discussed the challenges of following the development of pipeline takeaway projects…


  • Unintended Consequences – Why a Limited Pool of Environmental Contractors Matters

    FERC is often accused by project opponents of being biased in favor of approving projects, and even being a “rubber stamp” agency. One piece of evidence often cited to support these allegations of bias is that the third party contractors…


  • Eye of the Storm – Events Impacting Pipeline Cash Flows

    Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc on our friends in Texas and the broader U.S. economy, including the North American energy infrastructure hub. And with Hurricane Irma storming into Florida, pipeline companies and the broader supply chain are assessing how customer…


  • Ohio and West Virginia and Pennsylvania, Oh My!    

    The Rover Pipeline Project continues to be a source of concern and confusion for the industry as environmental violations led this week to a Stop Work Order for the entire state of West Virginia. More than ever before, state agencies…


  • Colonial Pipeline – A Bellwether?

    As if the liquids pipeline industry was not facing enough backlash with the growing protests surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline, an explosion in Alabama — the second incident in two months — on the Colonial Pipeline system has escalated concerns.…