Pipelines

Tellurian receives US approval for Driftwood gas pipelines

Liquefied natural gas developer Tellurian Inc said the U.S. energy regulator had authorized Line 200 and Line 300 of its $1.4-B Driftwood natural gas transmission pipeline project.

Security of supply concerns prompt Arctic Barents Sea gas pipeline rethink in Norway

For Gassco, building a pipeline to transport gas produced in the Arctic Barents Sea could be worth re-examining due to an increased focus on supply security and Norway exporting more of its gas to Europe.

Poland sets exclusion zone around Swinoujscie LNG terminal

Poland will introduce a temporary 200 meter exclusion zone around its Swinoujscie LNG terminal.

NETL demonstrates new pipeline sensor technologies in a pilot-scale field test

NETL’s pipeline sensor team recently completed successful field tests of an extensive new collection of fiber optic sensor and surface acoustic wave sensor technologies for natural gas pipeline monitoring.

Sinopec to build China green hydrogen transmission pipeline

China's Sinopec, will build a pipeline to transfer hydrogen from renewable energy projects in China's northwestern Inner Mongolia region to cities in its east.

Air Products to build new nitrogen plants and extend pipeline network in Penang, Malaysia

Air Products announced it will build, own, and operate two nitrogen plants in Penang’s Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone and Batu Kawan Industrial Park.

Dominion Energy, National Grid pursuing pipeline sales

U.S. utility firms Dominion Energy and National Grid Plc are separately considering a potential sale of parts of their natural gas pipeline networks.

Europe facing costly winter without enough long-term LNG deals

Europe has not made enough progress in locking in long-term contracts for LNG as an alternative to Russian pipeline supply, which may prove costly next winter as a rebound in Chinese demand could sharply tighten the market.

Baghdad agrees to 30% stake in TotalEnergies $27 B Iraq energy project

Baghdad has reached an agreement to hold a 30% stake in TotalEnergies long-delayed $27 B Iraq project reviving a deal that Baghdad hopes could lure back foreign investment into the battered country which craves stability.

Baghdad, Erbil sign deal to restart northern oil exports

Iraq's federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government signed a deal to restart northern oil exports through Turkey on Tuesday.

Vietnam needs $11.5-B to expand national fuel storage capacity by 2030

Vietnam would need investment of up to $11.51 B to expand its national fuel storage system by 2030 citing a draft plan prepared by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

What is the Iraq-Turkey oil pipeline dispute and who's on the hook?

An international arbitration ruling prompted the shutdown of Iraq's northern crude oil exports through Turkey and sent oil prices back towards $80 a barrel.

Dutch government confirms plans to produce 2.8 bcm of gas from Groningen this year

The Dutch government on Friday confirmed plans to produce 2.8 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas at the Groningen gas field in the current year through Oct. 1.

Canada's ATCO gives Mexico troubled pipeline after damage award

Canada's ATCO Ltd has agreed to transfer ownership to Mexico of an unfinished pipeline bogged down in a dispute with the Mexican state power company.

Leading investor group toughens stance on new upstream oil and gas projects

The Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance (NZAOA) said it expects members to make no new direct investments in upstream oil and gas infrastructure projects for new fields, as part of efforts to rein in global warming.

McDermott awarded FEED contract from Shell

McDermott has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract from Shell Trinidad and Tobago Limited for the Manatee gas development project as part of a competitive FEED process.

Portugal to launch Europe's first auction for piped hydrogen

Portugal will launch a pioneering auction in the second half of this year for rights to sell hydrogen for injection into the national gas grid, which some see as a key step in kickstarting Europe’s fledgling hydrogen market.

Kremlin: important to identify object found next to Nord Stream pipeline

The Kremlin said it was important to identify an object discovered next to one of the Nord Stream pipelines and said the ongoing investigation into blasts that struck the pipelines last September must be conducted with full transparency.

Russia hopes to seal Power of Siberia 2 deal with China this year

Russia hopes that a deal to provide gas supplies to China through the planned Power of Siberia 2 pipeline can be reached before the end of the year.

Does China need more Russian gas via the Power-of-Siberia 2 pipeline?

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met in Moscow for two days of talks which ended Tuesday, during which they discussed a major new infrastructure project, Power-of-Siberia 2, to deliver gas to China via Mongolia.

Romania's Transgaz ready to build pipeline for Black Sea gas

Romania's gas pipeline operator Transgaz will build a new pipeline worth an estimated 500 million euros ($529.30 M) meant to bring offshore Black Sea gas to the national grid.

Study sees potential for huge North Sea hydrogen pipelines

The study, commissioned by German gas pipeline operator Gascade, says that up to 300 terawatt hours (TWh) a year of clean hydrogen made from North Sea offshore wind power could be transported by the grid.

GET Baltic Gas Exchange to become part of EEX group

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) on Thursday said its acquisition of 66% of the shares of smaller sector peer GET Baltic was approved by GET's owner, Amber Grid, paving the way for EEX to extend its eastwards reach.

Keystone pipeline oil flows will not change after U.S. order to cut pressure, CEO says

Oil flows on TC Energy's Keystone pipeline will not change after the U.S. pipeline regulator said it would require the company to reduce pressure following a 13,000-bbl oil spill in Kansas in December.

LNG to lead U.S. natural gas exports

Exports of LNG will continue to drive growth in U.S. natural gas exports over the next two years, according to the U.S. EIA.

Braskem Idesa and Advario partner to build a new, $400-MM ethane export terminal in Mexico

Braskem Idesa and Advario partner to build a new, $400-MM ethane export terminal in Mexico

Russia to mothball damaged Nord Stream pipeline

Russia's ruptured undersea Nord Stream gas pipelines are set to be sealed up and mothballed as there are no immediate plans to repair or reactivate them.

U.S. nat gas futures rose 3% on more feedstocks flowing to LNG terminals and increased heating demand

U.S. natural gas futures rose about 3% to a five-week high on Friday, with the amount of gas flowing to U.S. LNG export plants set to hit a daily record high and on forecasts for colder weather and higher heating demand in two weeks than previously expected.

Enbridge to invest $2.4 B in natural gas and renewable power in 2023

Enbridge will invest $2.42 billion in natural gas and liquids infrastructure and in renewable power this year.

Venture Global to provide LNG to Excelerate Energy from its Plaquemines LNG plant in Louisiana

Venture Global LNG said it would supply 700,000 tpy of LNG to Excelerate Energy for 20 years.