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Maximum fill volume in propane, butane and LPG pressurized storage tanks

6/19/2024

This article details the maximum fill volume for propane, butane and LPG storage tanks at processing facilities.

Global pipelines construction outlook 2024—Part 2

6/19/2024

This article will provide a forecast on pipeline construction in Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and the Middle East.

Clean Energy expands Boron LNG facility in California (U.S.) by 50%

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that construction of a third production train at its LNG plant in Boron, California, has been completed, increasing the plant’s volume capacity by 50%.

Egyptian fertilizer plants shut down temporarily due to gas supply pressures

Gas supplies will gradually resume flowing as of Thursday to fertilizer factories in Egypt after several chemical and fertilizer companies shut down plants on a temporary basis.

Scorching heat drives India's gas-fired power use to multi-year highs in May

Sweltering heat and policy measures are fueling a surge in the use of gas-fired power in India, with imports of LNG forecast to rise sharply over the next two years.

Norway eyes faster ramp-up of gas export to Britain

The resumption on Friday of Norwegian gas exports to Britain via the Langeled pipeline will progress at a faster pace than initially planned, Norwegian system operator Gassco said.

TotalEnergies increases LNG deliveries to Asia with two new contracts

In line with its strategy to grow its LNG business, TotalEnergies announced the signing of two new LNG medium- and long-term contracts in Asia with Indian Oil and Korea South-East Power.

Gas Networks Ireland to connect new €63-MM Bia Energy biomethane plant directly to its network

Partnership with Bia Energy will be the first direct entry point for renewable biomethane in the greater Dublin area.

Woodside gets $1 B in funding for Scarborough LNG project

Woodside will receive $1 B in funding for its flagship Scarborough LNG project from state-owned Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

AltaGas and Royal Vopak take FID on large-scale LPG terminal

AltaGas Ltd. and Royal Vopak are pleased to announce a positive final investment decision (FID) on the Ridley Island Energy Export Facility (REEF), a large-scale liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and bulk liquids terminal with rail, logistics and marine infrastructure on Ridley Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Air Products plans hydrogen refueling stations network in California (U.S.)

Air Products announced it intends to build a network of permanent, commercial-scale, multi-modal hydrogen refueling stations stretching from Northern California to Southern California (U.S.).

UK's National Grid seeks buyer for Europe's biggest LNG terminal

British energy infrastructure operator National Grid said it is looking to sell its Grain liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Britain, Europe's largest such facility, in a bid to streamline operations.

Asian spot LNG prices at five-month high on firm demand, geopolitical risks

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices surged to a five-month high, marking the fourth consecutive week of gains.

Equinor to invest more than $1.1 B to further develop gas infrastructure in the Troll West gas province

Equinor and the Troll partners have decided to invest just more than $1.1 B to further develop the gas infrastructure in the Troll West gas province.

Phillips 66 to buy Pinnacle Midland for $550 MM

Phillips 66 agreed to acquire Pinnacle Midland, a midstream company owned by private equity firm Energy Spectrum Capital, for $550 million in cash, expanding the U.S. refiner's natural gas gathering and processing footprint in the Midland Basin.

China LNG imports could hit record levels in 2024, says PetroChina

According to PetroChina, domestic LNG imports could reach between 78 MMtpy-80 MMtpy this year, with the industrial and commercial sectors driving demand.

Shell investigates smoke near Gbaran oil facility in Nigeria

Shell is investigating reports of smoke early Tuesday near its Gbaran Ubie oil and gas facility in Nigeria's coastal Bayelsa state after residents reported hearing explosions and seeing smoke near the area.

Turkey signs LNG supply deal with ExxonMobil

Turkey's state pipeline company, BOTAS, and ExxonMobil signed an LNG supply agreement, as Turkey aims to diversify its energy sources.

Investments surge on strong demand outlook for LNG bunkering

Drewry projects more than 1,000 LNG-fueled vessels to be in service by 2027. However, development of the bunkering infrastructure appears to be lagging in comparison to the growth in fleet as well as the potential demand, which could take a leap of 30 MMtpy by 2028.

NextDecade plans to take FID on LNG train 4 in 2H of this year

In the company's Q1 business update, NextDecade's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Matt Schatzman, provided an update on the company's LNG terminal project in south Texas (U.S.).

Air Products to build network of H2 refueling stations in Alberta, Canada

Air Products announced in late April that it intends to build a network of permanent, commercial-scale multi-modal hydrogen refueling stations stretching from Edmonton to Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

AG&P LNG and Hai Linh begin commissioning of Cai Mep LNG terminal in Vietnam

Leading LNG terminals and downstream infrastructure company, AG&P LNG, a subsidiary of Nebula Energy, along with its partner, Hai Linh Co. Ltd., a prominent petroleum product import terminal and trader, have announced the start of the commissioning of the Cai Mep LNG terminal.

ConocoPhillips boosts processing efficiency with new Zia Hills Central Facility

ConocoPhillips’ newest central processing facility is significantly enhancing the company’s Zia Hills asset in New Mexico by optimizing operational costs, expanding processing capacity, reducing surface footprint and curbing emissions.

Ukraine hopes to boost winter gas storage for Europe by 60%

Ukraine hopes to store around 4 Bm3 of gas for foreign companies and traders this winter, up 60% from last year, despite Russian airstrikes on the country's energy infrastructure.

Mild winter weather may lead to persistently high natural gas inventories through 2025

The surplus to the five-year average grew over winter 2023–24 because of mild weather, low natural gas consumption, and high natural gas production. In our April Short-Term Energy Outlook, the U.S. EIA expects natural gas inventories to remain relatively high and natural gas spot prices to remain relatively low through 2025.

U.S. natgas prices slide 2% on forecasts for milder weather, lower demand

U.S. natural gas futures slid about 2% on forecasts for milder weather and less heating demand next week than previously expected and ample amounts of gas in storage.

U.S. natgas prices rise 8% on larger-than-expected storage withdrawal

U.S. natural gas futures rebounded from an early two-week low to gain about 8% after a weekly report showed a larger-than-expected storage withdrawal.

Europe's record gas stocks amid mild winter raise energy security, policy questions

Europe is expected to end the winter with a record amount of gas in storage due to mild weather and increased wind generation, impacting energy prices and highlighting the importance of policy measures for future supply security.

U.S. natgas prices drop 6% to one-week low on small storage withdrawal, mild weather

U.S. natural gas futures dropped about 6% to a one-week low on an expected much smaller-than-usual storage withdrawal last week when warmer-than-normal weather kept heating demand low.

Shutdown and startup of an amine system

3/7/2024

This work demonstrates best practices when shutting down and starting up an amine system

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