Pipelines

Kazakhstan, Russia map out gas pipeline to China

Kazakhstan and Russia have established the route for a future gas pipeline to support shipments between the two countries and to China, Kazakhstan's energy minister said.

Argentina seeking new Vaca Muerta pipeline work to move local gas supply

Argentina's government will next week call for bids to reverse the flow of natural gas on a major pipeline designed to transport Vaca Muerta production to the north and center of the country.

UAE's ADNOC says 'business as usual' in Asia

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company sees no dip in demand from Asian customers as cheap Russian oil flows into the continent on the back of Western sanctions on Moscow, a senior executive said.

Italy, Germany, Austria sign letter to support hydrogen pipeline

Energy ministries of Italy, Germany and Austria have signed a joint letter of support for the development of a hydrogen-ready pipeline between North Africa and Europe, Italian gas grid operator Snam said.

Timor Gap CEO expects Great Sunrise gas project decision by November

The head of East Timor's national oil company said he expects a decision by November on whether to pipe natural gas from its offshore Greater Sunrise project to the Southeast Asia island or to Australia for liquefaction and export.

Mexico Pacific to pump $14 B into pipeline and plant

Mexico Pacific is set to build a natural gas pipeline and liquefaction plant in the northern state of Sonora for an investment of up to $14 B.

Equitrans may still complete Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline by end of 2023

U.S. energy company Equitrans Midstream Corp said it expects federal agencies to issue the required authorizations for its $6.6-B Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia by the early summer.

Russia temporarily halts gas supply to Armenia for planned maintenance

Russia temporarily halted gas supplies to Armenia for four days to conduct planned maintenance on a major gas pipeline.

Enbridge acquires gas storage facility in British Columbia for $295 MM

Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge Inc said it would acquire Aitken Creek natural gas storage facility in British Columbia from FortisBC Holdings Inc for $294.68 MM.

Norway plans to nationalize gas pipelines when concessions expire

Norway plans to nationalize most of its gas pipeline network when many existing concessions expire in 2028 to tighten control over key infrastructure.

Energy firms in Germany join up for sea-to-inland hydrogen route

Seven companies in Germany's energy sector said that they had formed an alliance to bring clean hydrogen from the seashore to centers of industrial consumption.

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.