Pipelines

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.

Finland-Estonia gas pipeline system to get bigger capacity after repair

The Balticconnector gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia, which was damaged last month, will get a bigger northbound transmission capacity next year following repairs.

Russia's oil and gas budget revenues seen down 40% in Nov. m/m

Proceeds from oil and gas sales for Russia's federal budget are likely to be almost 40% lower this month than in October due to cyclical payments of profit-based tax and the restoration of subsidies for refineries.

TC Energy beats third-quarter profit estimates on high LNG demand

Pipeline operator TC Energy on Wednesday beat third-quarter profit estimates, as it gained from higher demand for LNG.

Enterprise Products doubles down on gas liquids with pipelines, processing plants

Energy pipeline operator Enterprise Products Partners will expand its natural gas liquids (NGLs) operations, adding a pipeline from Texas' Permian Basin, new plants to process natural gas, and converting an oil pipeline in Texas to NGLs.

Russian piped gas exports to Europe down 2.4%, may fall by half in 2023

Natural gas pipeline exports to Europe by Russia's Gazprom were down 2.4% in October compared to September.

Finland raises gas supply risk assessment due to pipeline rupture

Finland's National Emergency Supply Agency said it had raised its risk assessment for gas supply security in the Nordic country following the damage earlier this month to the Balticconnector gas pipeline.

Finland LNG terminal to open booking for winter slots

Finland's Gasgrid, which operates the floating LNG import terminal at Inkoo, will be opening booking for its revised winter slots for three days to help maintain stable supplies after the loss of a pipeline.

Gascade gains mining approval for pipeline link to boost LNG flow from Ruegen to Lubmin

Gas grid company Gascade has obtained approval from mining authorities to complete a link for a pipeline linking Mukran port on the German Baltic Sea island of Ruegen with Lubmin on the mainland so that more LNG can flow.

Construction of Mongolian part of Russian gas link to China may start in early 2024

Construction of the Mongolian portion of Russia's planned new Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline to China may start in the first quarter or first half of 2024.

Gasgrid publishes revised winter booking plan for floating LNG terminal

Finland's Gasgrid, which operates the floating LNG import terminal at Inkoo, published a revised booking schedule for 6 slots between December and March, to help maintain stable supplies after the loss of a pipeline.

Shell calls Energy Transfer reliable, supports LNG license application

Shell PLC has submitted a letter to the U.S. Energy Department in support of Energy Transfer's request for a new license to export LNG to countries without free trade agreements with the U.S., saying the pipeline operator is a reliable gas supplier.

Russian gas supplies to China may soon match exports to West Europe

Russian pipeline gas supplies to China may soon match volumes sent to Western Europe.

Russia-China oil and gas cooperation in focus as Putin visits Xi

Beijing has rejected Western criticism of its growing partnership with Moscow in light of Russia's conflict in Ukraine and it insists the ties do not flout international norms, and China has the prerogative to collaborate with whichever country it chooses.

Finland's new LNG terminals can compensate for Balticconnector pipeline loss

Two new terminals for importing LNG to Finland have enough capacity to cover peak winter demand, making up for supply lost via the damaged Balticconnector pipeline.

How does Norway export its natural gas?

Norway is Europe's largest gas exporter, exporting more than 120 bcm of gas in 2022 via a network of subsea pipelines to consumers, such as Britain and Germany. In addition, it ships LNG.

Chevron halts gas exports via EMG pipeline from Israel to Egypt

Chevron has halted natural gas exports through a major subsea pipeline between Israel and Egypt and is supplying gas via an alternative pipeline through Jordan.

Gas prices fall as some Norwegian outages end

Dutch and British wholesale gas prices fell as Norwegian pipeline supplies picked up after some maintenance outages ended.

Why the volatile South Caucasus is important for gas and oil supplies

Azerbaijan is trying to take back control of Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway territory controlled by ethnic Armenians, in the latest escalation of a decades-old conflict.

The story behind engineering the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture plant

9/1/2023

VPI—a power generator and owner of a 1,260-MW combined-cycle natural gas power plant based in Immingham, UK, adjacent to the Humber Oil refinery—is set to play a pivotal role in decarbonizing the region, as it plans to transform its existing facility into the largest post-combustion carbon capture plant of its type in the world.

Tennessee natural gas pipeline declares force majeure due to fire

Kinder Morgan unit Tennessee Gas Pipeline declared force majeure due to an explosion and fire caused by equipment failure at a compressor station near Centerville in Hickman County.

Russian piped gas exports to Europe up 4.5% in August

Pipeline natural gas exports to Europe by Russia's Gazprom rose 4.5% in the first half of August from July's average, remaining at the maximum levels of this year, according to calculations based on volumes supplied via Ukraine and TurkStream.

U.S. natural gas pipeline exports to Mexico set a monthly high in June 2023

U.S. natural gas pipeline exports to Mexico averaged a record 6.8 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) for June 2023, which is 0.1 Bcf/d greater than the previous record set in June 2021.

U.S. appeals court rejects challenge to Mountain Valley pipeline

A U.S. appeals court rejected a challenge to federal approvals for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, in a decision that likely ends legal fights over the construction of the $6.6 billion natural gas project led by Equitrans Midstream.