Infrastructure

ADNOC Signs $10 Billion Gas Pipeline Deal

ADNOC has signed a $10 billion investment deal with a consortium of investors for a stake in its natural gas pipeline assets.

Dominion Seeks More Time to Complete Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Dominion Energy has requested more time from U.S. energy regulators to complete its long-delayed Atlantic Coast pipeline, even after receiving a favorable ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.

U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Appalachian Trail Dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday in favor of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, stating the federal government has the authority to allow the $7.5 billion natural gas pipeline to cross under the Appalachian Trail.

Glenfarne Group Announces Acquisition of Magnolia LNG

Glenfarme LLC announced it has purchased Magnolia LNG, an export terminal development project in Louisiana.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline Enters Initial Testing Phase

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline has begun testing flows of natural gas on 2.5-mile section at the Greek-Albanian border as it moves toward European deliveries later this year, but the bidding phase was postponed due to the global market downturn.

Greece Shortlists Six Investors in Gas Distribution Network Sale

Greece has narrowed down the list of investors being considered in a sale of its gas distribution network to six potential buyers.

Golden Pass Seeks to Boost Capacity at Texas LNG Plant

Golden Pass LNG has requested permission from FERC to increase the capacity of its $10 billion LNG plant in Texas from 15.6 MTPA to over 18 MTPA .

Algeria's Sonatrach Becomes Majority Shareholder in Medgaz Pipeline

Algeria's Sonatrach has acquired an additional 19.10% stake in the Medgaz Pipeline making it the largest shareholder in the offshore natural gas pipeline.

Bulgaria Still Aims to Complete TurkStream Pipeline Extension by Year-End — PM

Bulgaria's Prime Minister is hoping his country will complete its portion of the TurkStream pipeline by the end of 2020, despite construction delays brought about due to the coronavirus pandemic.

LNG Deliveries to U.S. Export Facilities Decline to Lowest Level Since 2019 - EIA

According to data released from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), deliveries of natural gas to U.S. export facilities fell during most of the month of May to levels not seen in almost two years.

Court Ruling in Keystone XL Case Will Affect Other Major U.S. Pipelines

A U.S. appeals court ruling on Thursday in a case against the Keystone XL pipeline will likely have large effects on other major pipeline projects in the country.

Sinopec to Build $2.8 Billion LNG Terminal in Eastern China

Sinopec has contracted with the city of Zhoushan on China's eastern coast to build a $2.8 billion LNG import terminal.

Sempra Energy Delays Port Arthur LNG Project Decision to 2021

Citing market concerns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Sempra LNG, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, announced it has delayed an investment decision regarding its Port Arthur LNG project until 2021.

Russian Gas Transit via Poland Has Nearly Stopped: Ifx

Flows of natural gas from Russia across Poland on the Yamal pipeline have almost completely stopped barely a week after a transit deal between the two countries expired.

TC Energy Completes Sale of Coastal GasLink Stake

TC Energy has completed the sale of a 65% stake in its Coastal GasLink pipeline.

Cameron LNG Begins Production Train 3 at LNG Facility

Cameron LNG, owned by Sempra LNG, has begun producing LNG from the third and final liquefaction train of its Phase 1 liquefaction-export project in Hackberry, Louisiana.

Alaska LNG Project Receives FERC Authorization, but Doubts Loom

Alaska's proposed multi-billion-dollar LNG project has received FERC authorization, but the project still has a long way to go.

Kinder Morgan Restarts Units at Elba LNG Facility After Fire

Kinder Morgan has begun restarting two of its three trains damaged in a fire at its Elba Island LNG facility in Georgia.

NextDecade Delays Rio Grande LNG Final Investment Decision to 2021

Barely more than a week after NextDecade announced it would make a Final Investment Decision on its Rio Grande LNG project in 2020, the company announced it has pushed the decision back to 2021.

Williams Discontinues New York Pipeline Project After Key Permit Denial

Energy regulators in New York have once again denied a key water permit for Williams controversial Northeast Supply Enhancement Project causing the company to indefinitely suspend the project.

Germany Denies EU Waiver for Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Operators of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline were denied a waiver of EU regulations for the pipeline on Friday by German energy regulators.

More Pipelines Are Needed for India to Increase LNG Imports — EIA Report

Recent data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that in order to continue to increase its LNG imports, India needs to build more gas pipelines.

Nigeria LNG Signs EPC Contract for Train 7 — Oil Minister

Nigeria’s oil minister on Thursday reported that Nigeria LNG has signed the engineering, procurement and construction contract for its Train 7 project.

Energy Spectrum Capital Closes Nearly $1 Billion Midstream Investment Fund

Energy Spectrum Capital has received commitments of $969 million to invest in midstream assets in the energy industry.

NextDecade Says Coronavirus Could Delay Timing of Texas LNG Project

NextDecade said the collapse in global LNG demand caused by the coronavirus could delay the company's Final Investment Decision (FID) on its proposed Rio Grande LNG export plant.

Williams Announces Agreement on Deepwater Gulf Project

Williams has agreed to transport natural gas from Chevron and Total's Anchor offshore development to the Discovery pipeline system.

Storms Damage Kinder Morgan Sabine Pass Pipeline

Kinder Morgan has declared force majeure on a gas pipeline flowing into the Sabine Pass export plant after storms damaged the pipeline requiring "immediate investigation and repairs.”

Tokyo Gas Maintains LNG Imports, Infrastructure Projects Despite Profit Plunge

Japan's biggest supplier of city gas said net profit fell by nearly half in the fiscal year ended March 31, but it has no plans to cut LNG imports or change its overseas investment plan.

Pipeline Upgrades to Increase Natural Gas Flows into New England

Several natural gas pipeline upgrades are either planned or under construction in New England, which will increase deliverability into the region over the next several years, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Shell Greenlights $6.4 Billion Australia Natural Gas Project

Shell announced it has made a final investment decision (FID) to proceed with a $6.4 billion natural gas project in Queensland, Australia.