Since the Houston Technology Center (HTC) opened for business ten years ago, it has pushed dozens of companies through its client program. In 2007 HTC President Walter Ulrich cited the HTC’s impact on the Houston-area economy as $225 million a year.
BJ Services Company has completed pipeline pre-commissioning and commissioning operation for Reliance Gas Transportation Infrastructure Limited (RGTIL) on the East West Gas Pipeline (EWPL), which is designed for a capacity of 80 MMscm/d.
The management team behind the Nord Stream pipeline project have submitted its environmental impact report to Finnish officials. The first pipeline will be ready in 2011 if Nord Stream gets the needed permits from all national authorities to go ahead with construction.
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(20 April 2009, Pipeline Asia) China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has extended up to $US5 billion in loans to KazMunaiGas to help fund the construction of the Beineu – Bozoi – Akbulak gas pipeline, which will serve southern Kazakhstan, according to local news sources.
Aging infrastructure, new state and federal regulations, unfriendly neighbors, an aging workforce and heightened security restricting site access are burdening company operations with increasing costs and deteriorating operational excellence.