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The global LNG market, in which Gazprom intends to increase its liquefaction capacity by 250% to 25 million tons per year by 2018, will pose unfamiliar challenges to the company, according to an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData.

New products and services from Digi International, Taxography, Heath Consultants, ESAB, Vacuworx, Puradyn, Latham & Watkins, Fecon, Victaulic, Kepware, Quest Integrity Group and more.

The reasons for selecting Abu Dhabi for the International Pipe Line & Offshore Contractors Association (IPLOCA) Convention are apparent: the United Arab Emirates is at the center of the oil and gas industry with the seventh largest oil reserves in the world; there are important pipeline projects crossing the country; and its history and sites make it an interesting place to visit.

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The office of the federal coordinator for Alaska gas pipeline projects is shutting down after not being included in the budget bill that Congress recently passed.

A study from the Freedonia Group by industry analyst Matt Zielenski projects steel oil and gas pipe demand to increase 7.6% annually through 2018, reaching $26.8 billion.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. is planning to buy Carolina Gas Transmission for about $492.9 million.

Carolina Gas Transmission owns and operates nearly 1,500 miles of natural gas pipeline in South Carolina and southeastern Georgia.

Bechtel recently started construction at the Tilbury LNG facility in British Columbia.

Although plastic pipe has been actively used in the natural gas industry since the late 1950s, it is still considered by some to be the “the new kid on the block.” Perhaps one of the key reasons for this reputation is the fact that the plastics industry continues to push the envelope in creating higher performance materials that inspire new compositions and installation techniques. And the main benefactors are gas utilities, exploration and production companies and ultimately their customers.

JBBR Pipeline LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of CenterPoint Properties, closed an open season on Nov. 21 after soliciting binding long-term volume commitments from customers for interstate common carrier transportation service on up to 90% of the capacity of a 20-inch, 4-mile crude oil pipeline system.

Latin America is home to vast quantities of natural gas and oil. Pipeline construction in this region is driven by the need to transport, process and distribute newly discovered oil and gas to market, or to build dedicated pipelines in anticipation of a large increase in gas-fired power generation.