Pipelines

Natural gas intrastate pipeline capacity additions outpaced interstate additions in 2023

In 2023, 5.2 Bcfd of natural gas intrastate pipeline capacity was added in the U.S., according to EIA's recently updated Natural Gas Pipeline Projects Tracker and are within a single state and are regulated by state agencies.

TC Energy to sell Prince Rupert pipeline project to Ksi Lisims LNG partners

TC Energy has agreed to sell its Prince Rupert natural gas pipeline project to two partners in Ksi Lisims LNG, a proposed Canadian export terminal.

Navigating the complex LNG value chain

3/7/2024

Capturing efficiency and visibility across the LNG value chain is possible with modern technologies. This article examines how boundless automation is managing data seamlessly from the field to the edge and into the cloud. This includes a move toward holistic, seamlessly integrated energy logistics software solutions that help operators visualize and manage the LNG value chain from end-to-end.

India sees $4.95-B investment for natural gas network in northeast Kashmir

India expects investment of about $4.95 B from companies to build natural gas pipeline infrastructure in its northeastern states and northern federal territories of Kashmir and Ladakh.

Equitrans delays WV-VA Mountain Valley natgas pipe again, boosts cost

U.S. energy firm Equitrans Midstream delayed the completion date for its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia to the second quarter of 2024 from the previous estimate of the first quarter.

U.S. regulators approve Mexico Pacific LNG's Saguaro connector pipeline

U.S. energy regulators approved a cross-border pipeline that would export about 2.8 Bcfd of natural gas from Texas to Mexico Pacific's Saguaro LNG export plant on Mexico's west coast.

FERC greenlights methane export pipeline for large-scale LNG supply to China via Mexico's Pacific Coast

In a split decision handed down today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a Presidential Permit and granted authorization to allow Oklahoma-based Oneok Inc. to build the Saguaro natural gas export Pipeline.

Iran's main gas pipeline hit by sabotage, oil minister says

Two explosions along Iran's main south-north gas pipeline network were caused by sabotage, the Iranian oil minister told state TV, without naming any suspects.

Algeria's Sonatrach to supply Germany with pipeline gas for first time

Germany will receive its first supplies of pipeline natural gas from Algeria under a medium-term contract signed between a subsidiary of trader VNG AG and state-owned oil and gas firm Sonatrach.

Phillips 66 shuts section of Oklahoma panhandle (U.S.) gas pipeline after fire

Phillips 66 said it has shut a section of a natural gas pipeline it operates in the Oklahoma Panhandle after a fire and rupture that occurred.

Russia’s planned gas pipeline to China faces construction delay

Mongolian Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene said construction of Russia's planned new Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline to China, which was expected to start this year, may be delayed.

Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to start in April

Canada's Trans Mountain Corp will begin adding crude oil to its long-delayed pipeline expansion in February and expects it to start operating in the second quarter.

U.S. Secretary of State Blinken urges Bosnia MPs to push through law to build gas pipeline with Croatia

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has urged Bosnian Croat lawmakers to stop holding up legislation to build a natural gas pipeline with Croatia, seen as an alternative to Russian gas.

INEOS polymer used to create world’s first sustainable gas pipeline

INEOS produced bio-based high-density polyethylene has been used to create the world’s first fully sustainable gas pipeline. Installed by French gas utility network operator, GRDF, the pipeline only uses the low carbon footprint polymer.

Russia's pipeline gas exports to Europe down versus December

Russian gas supply to Europe this month has declined, with January 1-15 daily volumes down by 6.5% from December's average levels.

Norway gas exports hit record in December but drop 6.7% in 2023 overall

Norway's export of natural gas via pipelines to Europe hit an all-time high in December but still declined by 6.7% overall in 2023 following lengthy maintenance outages.

Russia's Gazprom breaks daily record for gas supply to China

Russian energy giant Gazprom said it set a new daily record the previous day for gas supplies to China through the Power of Siberia pipeline.

Russian pipeline gas exports to Europe down 56% in 2023

Natural gas supplies to Europe by Russian energy giant Gazprom were down 55.6% to 28.3 bcm in 2023.

Engie Brasil sells 15% stake in gas pipeline firm TAG to Canada's CDPQ

Engie Brasil said it had reached a deal to sell a 15% stake in natural gas pipeline firm TAG to Canadian investment fund Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec for $641 MM.

Williams to buy natural gas storage assets for $1.95 B

Pipeline operator Williams said it would buy a portfolio of natural gas storage assets from an affiliate of Hartree Partners LP for $1.95 B.

First output from Venezuela's Dragon gas field expected in 2 years

A natural gas project to be developed in Venezuelan waters by Shell and Trinidad and Tobago's state firm National Gas Company could achieve first output in the next two years if a positive investment decision is made.

Consumers Energy continues natural gas investment to reduce long-term costs for customers

Consumers Energy is continuing its $1 B/yr investment in the company’s natural gas delivery system as part of its Natural Gas Delivery Plan, resulting in miles of aging and outdated pipeline replaced every year.

DNV to support UK National Gas Transmission with world first hydrogen pipeline research facility

DNV is the lead partner for National Gas Transmission in further expanding a world first hydrogen pipeline research facility FutureGrid.

Pembina Pipeline to buy Enbridge's JV interests for $2.30 B

Pembina Pipeline said it would buy Enbridge's interests in the Alliance Pipeline, Aux Sable and NRGreen joint ventures for $2.30 B.

New pipelines will bring significant volumes of natural gas to new LNG export terminals

More than 20.0 Bcf/d of natural gas pipeline capacity is under construction, partly completed, or approved to deliver natural gas to five U.S. LNG export terminals that are currently under construction, according to the Natural Gas Pipeline Project Tracker.

Serbia launches interconnector to gas pipeline in Bulgaria

Serbia completed the interconnector to a pipeline in Bulgaria which would allow the Balkan country to diversify its gas supplies and reduce its dependence on Russia.

Russian pipeline gas exports to Europe down 4.3% in November

Average daily natural gas supplies to Europe by Russian energy giant Gazprom were down 4.3% in November from their October levels.

Kyiv proposes reversing Trans-Balkan gas pipeline flows through Ukraine

Ukraine's state gas transit operator proposed reversing gas flows through the Trans-Balkan pipeline, which would allow gas to be pumped from the Balkans to Central and Eastern European countries through Ukraine.

Germany builds up LNG import terminals

Germany's quest to increase LNG import capacity has intensified as it seeks to end reliance on Russian pipeline gas, on which the European region relied heavily prior to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine last year.

Colombia's Ecopetrol analyzing possibility of importing natural gas from Venezuela

Colombia's state-owned oil company Ecopetrol is exploring an offer from Venezuela's PDVSA to supply the Andean country with gas from December 2024.