Tag: Kinder Morgan

Kinder Morgan to boost Argo infrastructure to help reduce ethanol glut

Kinder Morgan to boost Argo infrastructure to help reduce ethanol glut

February 20, 2019 |

In Illinois, Reuters reports that in an effort to slow falling ethanol prices as a result of a supply glut and in response to ADM flooding the benchmark Argo terminal since late 2017, Kinder Morgan will expand its barge-loading capacity to help increase the flow of ethanol towards coastal markets with higher prices. The number […]

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Kinder Morgan diverting ethanol from Argo terminal for second time this year

Kinder Morgan diverting ethanol from Argo terminal for second time this year

May 15, 2017 |

In Illinois, Kinder Morgan began diverting ethanol trucks away from its Argo terminal on Thursday for the second time this year due to lack of storage availability. Supplies were directed towards nearby Stony Island facility. The diversion also took place in February when storage facilities were similarly at capacity. Though Midwest stocks fell during the […]

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Midwest ethanol prices to fall as Kinder Morgan diverts shipments away from Argo

Midwest ethanol prices to fall as Kinder Morgan diverts shipments away from Argo

February 14, 2017 |

In Illinois, although ethanol producers have slowed down production rates in line with recently-negative margins, a lack of storage at Kinder Morgan’s Argo facility has forced the company to stop shipping ethanol to the key transportation hub as of noon Tuesday. Instead, it is being diverted to nearby Stony Island for an undetermined amount of […]

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Georgia’s legislature halts Kinder Morgan’s $1 billion pipeline

Georgia’s legislature halts Kinder Morgan’s $1 billion pipeline

March 31, 2016 |

In Georgia, the state’s legislature has approved a bill that halts Kinder Morgan’s planned $1 billion ethanol, gasoline and diesel Palmetto Pipeline project that would transport fuel across 360 miles from South Carolina through Georgia and into Florida. The bill puts a one-year moratorium on permits for all petroleum pipelines in the state. Landowners in […]

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Kinder Morgan Argo terminal accepting limited ethanol deliveries after shutdown

Kinder Morgan Argo terminal accepting limited ethanol deliveries after shutdown

March 30, 2016 |

In Illinois, Kinder Morgan’s ethanol terminal in Argo has begun accepting limited deliveries after diverting them since March 2 when facilities were full. Stocks have been piling up around the country as production continued at full tilt despite thin margins and demand was weak except for export regions. Argo ethanol prices were quoted by Platts […]

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Kinder Morgan fined $570,000 for ethanol oil leak in Pennsylvania

Kinder Morgan fined $570,000 for ethanol oil leak in Pennsylvania

January 6, 2016 |

In Pennsylvania, Kinder Morgan has been fined $570,000 by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection for a spill of about 8,000 gallons of fuel ethanol that leaked from its liquids terminal in Philadelphia. The ethanol contaminated soil and groundwater that is near the Delaware River. The spill was reported last June, later than the law […]

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Kinder Morgan buys terminals from Royal Vopak for $158 million

Kinder Morgan buys terminals from Royal Vopak for $158 million

February 10, 2015 |

In Texas, Kinder Morgan announced that it will purchase three terminals and one undeveloped site from Royal Vopak for approximately $158 million. The acquisition covers a 36-acre, 1,069,500-barrel storage complex at Galena Park, Texas, that handles base oils, biodiesel and crude oil, immediately adjacent to Kinder Morgan’s Galena Park terminal complex; two Vopak terminals in […]

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Kinder Morgan handles less ethanol in Q2

Kinder Morgan handles less ethanol in Q2

July 23, 2013 |

In Texas, the termination of a contract as well as conversion of its Richmond, VA facility to handle crude oil led Kinder Morgan to handle just 15.6 million barrels of ethanol during its second quarter, down from 16.3 million barrels during the same period last year.

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Kinder Morgan to start blending biodiesel in Phoenix and Las Vegas

Kinder Morgan to start blending biodiesel in Phoenix and Las Vegas

April 22, 2013 |

In Texas, Kinder Morgan is taking advantage of rising RIN prices and will start blending biodiesel at its facilities near Phoenix and Las Vegas during the early part of this quarter thanks to recent modifications allowing receipt, storage and blending of biodiesel. The company produces about 700,000 gallons worth of excess RINs per month.

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New Jersey terminal leaks 10,000 gallons of biodiesel thanks to Sandy

New Jersey terminal leaks 10,000 gallons of biodiesel thanks to Sandy

November 6, 2012 |

In New Jersey, Kinder Morgan says that about 10,000 gallons of biodiesel have leaked at its terminal in Carteret as a result of damage from Hurricane Sandy. The spill entered Rum Creek and reached the Arthur Kill waterway but the Coast Guard said it had collected 780,000 gallons of an oily water mixture and had […]

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