Belton, S.C., spill a cautionary tale on pipeline safety, advocates say

...system," Ruiz said. The safety measures are a major reason that pipelines are the preferred method of transporting petroleum products, she said. Pipeline safety reviewedAccording to one study published by the Manhattan Institute in June 2013...

Georgia officials want Palmetto Pipeline company's appeal dismissed

...courts to find that a benefit to Palmetto's suppliers guarantees a benefit to the consumers who ultimately buy petroleum products, " they write. "GDOT asks, respectfully, what is wrong with this picture?"

Kinder Morgan appeals Georgia DOT decision against the Palmetto Pipeline in its certificate of need request

...Attorney General Alan Wilson has not yet issued an opinion.McMurry based his denial on the fact that consumption of petroleum products across all sectors are forecast to remain unchanged over the next 25 years; that fuel consumption in Georgia peaked...

SC now pushing back on proposed Palmetto Pipeline

...the Attorney General's advisory opinion that a petroleum products pipeline company is not a 'pipeline company' under...revenues and safe and efficient transportation of petroleum products that will result in lower prices at the pump and...

Consumers enjoying lower energy costs amid rout in prices of fossil fuels

...retail prices for both are down 27 percent.Reason: When oil prices fall, the cost for refiners to turn it into petroleum products and fuels goes down. U.S. refineries have been running at full strength, and big new refineries in Saudi Arabia...

SC considers possible pipeline-related laws

...government affairs professionals" to educate lawmakers rather than to lobby them.The 360-mile pipeline would move petroleum products from Belton, S.C., to Jacksonville, Fla., and carry 167,000 barrels per day of diesel, gasoline and ethanol...

More seek to join case against Palmetto Pipeline

...new court documents as well."Where the public has, and will continue to have, an adequate supply of refined petroleum products at reasonable prices, public convenience and necessity is already served," wrote Deputy Attorney General Wright...

South Carolina Attorney General opinion fuels bills against Kinder Morgan's pipelines

...one that favors the corporation."We respectfully disagree with the attorney general's advisory opinion that a petroleum products pipeline company is not a 'pipeline company' under the clear language of the statute in question," spokeswoman...

Hearing set on proposed pipeline

...Savannah area near the pipeline. If constructed, the project will provide the first major pipeline source of refined petroleum products for Savannah and Jacksonville. Currently these products are shipped or trucked into these cities. In a January...

Pipeline operator takes tough questions from concerned landowners, environmentalists

...Carolina and Florida.The pipeline would provide Savannah and Jacksonville with a second major source of refined petroleum products, according to its application with DOT. It would also be a new pipeline source of supply for North Augusta, and...