engineering

Mubadala-backed Atvos inks deal to build $69 MM biomethane plant in Brazil

Brazilian ethanol producer Atvos has signed an agreement to build a biomethane factory in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, with investments seen at more than $69.4 MM.

U.S. natgas flows to Texas Freeport LNG export plant rises

The amount of natural gas flowing to Freeport LNG's LNG export plant in Texas was on track to rise for a second day in a row, according to data from financial firm LSEG.

Chevron hands Myanmar gas field stake to junta, Thailand's PTTEP

U.S. energy company Chevron has quit the Yadana natural gas field in Myanmar, a spokesperson said, more than two years after it condemned violence and human rights abuses there and announced it would leave.

The illusion of accuracy in analyzing plant failures

This article highlights the challenges faced by plant engineers in accurately determining damage mechanisms, discussing three common illusions of accuracy including temperature limits, reliance on single references, and confirmation bias during failure investigations.

TotalEnergies: Papua LNG project requires 'more work' to reach final investment decision

French oil and gas giant TotalEnergies said a planned new LNG project in Papua New Guinea would require 'more work' before a final investment decision could be reached.

OCP and Fortescue to partner to develop green energy, hydrogen and ammonia in Morocco

OCP Group and Fortescue Energy announced a landmark JV in Morocco which aims to supply green hydrogen, ammonia, and fertilizers to Morocco, Europe, and international markets.

Investments exceeding $1 T needed for hydrogen infrastructure

Emmanouil Kakaras, Executive Vice President at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, emphasized the necessity for substantial investments in infrastructure to facilitate the widespread adoption of hydrogen fuel in Europe and the United States.

Hapag-Lloyd receives largest LBM bunkering from STX Group and Titan Clean Fuels

STX Group and Titan Clean Fuels announced having successfully concluded a ship-to-ship bunkering of 2,200 metric tons of LBM to a Hapag-Lloyd container vessel in the port of Rotterdam.

U.S. refiners and chemical manufacturers lead hydrogen production and consumption

U.S. manufacturers specializing in chemicals and petroleum refining have traditionally accounted for the largest shares of both hydrogen consumption and production, and they pay the least for it.

bp in talks to sell some Trinidad upstream gas assets to Perenco

bp is close to an agreement to sell some of its Trinidad and Tobago oil and gas assets to Anglo-French oil company Perenco.

German coalition agrees financing details of hydrogen network

Germany's ruling coalition agreed a financing mechanism for the country's future hydrogen network, extending a deadline for it to be built by five years to 2037 and offering protection for investors in case of bankruptcy.

ACME Group and Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies to jointly explore hydrogen value chains from Oman to Europe

ACME Group and Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on a feasibility study to explore the joint development of large-scale hydrogen supply chains from ACME’s projects in Oman to supply hubs in Europe using the innovative LOHC technology.

Enbridge wins approval to commence service on Louisiana (U.S.) Venice natgas pipe project

Canadian energy company Enbridge’s Texas Eastern Transmission subsidiary received approval from U.S. energy regulators to commence service of a natural gas pipeline associated with its Venice extension project in Louisiana.

Japan's Mitsui OSK starts FSRU operations for Indonesian gas-fired power plant

Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. has started commercial operations of its FSRU to supply LNG to a power plant in West Java, Indonesia.

Baker Hughes to supply electric-driven liquefaction technology for Cedar LNG project

Baker Hughes, an energy technology company, announced it was awarded an order from Black & Veatch, a global engineering, construction and consulting leader, to supply Cedar LNG in Canada with electric driven liquefaction technologies.

VTTI to control Italy's biggest LNG terminal, Snam to get 30%

Energy storage group VTTI will get a 70% stake in Italy's biggest LNG terminal, with grid operator Snam owning the rest, the Milan-listed group said late on Wednesday, announcing a deal to be finalized by year-end.

Russia's Novatek may scale back Arctic LNG 2, focus on Murmansk

Russia's Novatek is being forced to scale back its huge Arctic LNG 2 project after Western sanctions curbed its access to ice-class tankers and will focus instead on developing its project at the ice-free port of Murmansk.

Henkel closes acquisition of specialized supplier for protective coating and sealing solutions

Henkel has successfully completed the acquisition of the U.S.-based Seal for Life Industries LLC from Arsenal Capital Partners.

NextChem and Vallourec to merge green ammonia tech with hydrogen storage for "Power-To-X" projects

Maire announces that NextChem, through its subsidiary NextChem Tech, and Vallourec, agreed to cooperate on the integration of NextChem’s proprietary green ammonia technology with Vallourec’s Delphy hydrogen storage technology and its subsequent commercialization.

Dutch Senate delays Groningen gas field shutdown

The Dutch Senate has postponed a vote on a law to close permanently the Groningen gas field, angering the government that has said production would never resume because of the risk of earthquakes.

Enterprise plans natural gas processing plant to expand Permian operations

Enterprise Products Partners will build a natural gas processing plant in Texas to expand its operations in the Permian Basin.

New retractable submerged pumps from Vanzetti Engineering

Vanzetti Engineering presents the new ESK-IMO series of retractable submerged pumps, which are used in Small-Scale LNG Terminals and as Emergency pumps or Cargo/Stripping pumps in the marine sector.

Aramco awards $7.7-B contracts to add 1.5 Bscfd of raw gas to Fadhili Gas Plant

Aramco awarded engineering, procurement and construction contracts worth $7.7 B for a major expansion of its Fadhili Gas Plant in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.

Summit Midstream launches open season on natural gas pipeline

Pipeline operator Summit Midstream Partners launched a non-binding open season to gauge interest for services of a natural gas pipeline running from the Delaware Basin in New Mexico and Texas to the Waha hub in West Texas.

Credit Agricole says it will not fund two major LNG projects

Credit Agricole said that it would not provide financing to two major LNG projects, citing commitments to refrain from new fossil fuel developments.

UK's greenhouse gas emissions fell 5.4% in 2023 on lower gas use

Britain's greenhouse gas emissions fell by 5.4% in 2023, government data showed, with less gas used to generate electricity and heat homes.

U.S. natural gas prices climb 2% to 1-week high on higher demand forecasts

U.S. natural gas futures rose about 2% to a one-week high on forecasts for higher demand over the next two weeks than previously expected.

Enbridge to form natural gas supply venture connecting Permian and Gulf Coast (U.S.)

Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge said it would form a venture with I Squared Capital and pipeline firms WhiteWater and MPLX to connect Permian supplies to the U.S. Gulf Coast to tap into strong LNG demand for exports.

SEFE to become sole shareholder of gas grid operator WIGA

German nationalized energy firm SEFE will take full ownership of gas transmission network WIGA by buying around half of it from joint venture partner Wintershall, in the latest sign of Berlin tightening its grip on energy infrastructure.

Wilhelmshaven Green Energy Hub receives exemption from regulation

The German network regulator BNetzA has exempted the eLNG terminal within the Green Energy Hub Wilhelmshaven from tariff and third-party access regulation for a period of 20 years from the start of operations.