Natural Gas

Report: US, Canada Need $800 Billion in Midstream Infrastructure Investment Through 2035

The United States and Canada will require annual average natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids midstream infrastructure investment of about $44 billion per year, or a total of $791 billion over the 18-year period from 2018 through 2035, a new study finds.

UGI Expands Gathering System in Marcellus Basin

UGI Energy Services has approved further expansion of its Auburn Gathering System in the Marcellus Basin with construction of two additional compressor stations in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna and Wyoming counties.

Understanding Corps Of Engineers Approach to Pipeline Permit Approvals

Growing U.S. oil and gas production will require billions of dollars in projects that require permit approvals from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Understanding and working with the Corps can help companies avoid construction delays for pipelines and marine export facilities.

Natural Gas Utilities Securing the Future

Natural gas utilities must compete for digital-savvy customers who've grown accustomed to instant information and expect more from service providers. Customer-focused natural gas utilities who partner with innovative companies to provide value-added products and services will be successful.

Marcellus-Utica: The Juggernaut Continues

The Marcellus-Utica has an estimated quadrillion cubic feet of natural gas, but markets and infrastructure must be developed to leverage this potential.

EWA Partners with Stanford’s Natural Gas Initiative to Leverage LNG Real-Time Global Project Information

Gulf Publishing Company, a leading provider of data and technical information for the global energy industry, announced April 12 that Energy Web Atlas (EWA) entered into a partnership with Stanford University’s Natural Gas Initiative (NGI). EWA is a platform that allows users to examine real-time natural gas project information.

TransCanada Official: Coastal GasLink Pipeline Construction Expected to Start in 2019

Construction on TransCanada's Coastal GasLink pipeline will start in early 2019, pending a positive final investment decision on the LNG Canada project, the head of the project said.

Apache, Salt Creek Midstream to Build SCM Alpine Header System

Apache Midstream and Salt Creek Midstream are developing SCM Alpine, a 445,000 bpd NGL header system comprised of two pipeline segments originating at the companies' processing facilities in Reeves County, Texas. that will interconnect to pipelines at the Waha trading hub and provide access to Mont Belvieu and Corpus Christi fractionation facilities.

Nord Stream 2 Prep Work Along German Coast Begins

Preparatory work for the section of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline off Germany's Baltic coast has commenced, the consortium behind the project said.

Court Vacates Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

A federal appellate court has vacated a key Atlantic Coast pipeline permit because the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provided no specific limits for the allowable impact on threatened and endangered species, however, no construction delays are expected.

Germany Proposes Consortium to Protect Ukraine from Nord Stream 2 Losses

Germany has proposed setting up some sort of consortium to ensure that Ukraine retains its role as a transit country for Russian gas once the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is operational.

El Paso Natural Gas Files South Mainline Application

El Paso Natural Gas Co. (EPNG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, has submitted an application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization to construct and operate the $127.9 million South Mainline Expansion Project, which would expand capacity on the company's Line Nos. 1100 and 1103 by 321,000 Dth/d in Hudspeth and El Paso counties in Texas to serve markets in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California and Mexico.

Enbridge to Sell U.S. Gas Pipelines Unit

Enbridge will sell Midcoast Operating, its U.S. gas pipelines unit, to an affiliate of private equity firm ArcLight Capital Partners for $1.12 billion, the company said.

SoCalGas Warns Supply Could Fall Short

According to Southern California Gas, pipeline outages and restrictions on the Aliso Canyon storage facility could reduce its ability to deliver natural gas this year to a level even lower than California state regulators and others have predicted.

Cyprus, Israel, Greece Push for Gas Pipeline to Europe

The leaders of Cyprus, Israel and Greece said they're determined to push ahead with plans for a pipeline that would supply east Mediterranean gas to Europe as the continent seeks to diversify its supplies.

Sterling to Expand Centennial System

Sterling Energy Investments to expand the processing capacity and associated natural gas gathering pipeline infrastructure of its Centennial System in the northeastern DJ Basin to 220 MMcf/d to accommodate growing producer demand.

Sendero Places Permian Gas Processing System in Service

Sendero Midstream has commenced operations on a new gas processing system in New Mexico that includes more than 60 miles of pipeline and a processing plant with a capacity of 130 MMcf/d.

Cyprus-Egypt Natural Gas Pipeline Could Cost $1 Billion

A planned pipeline connecting Cyprus' Aphrodite gas field to Egypt's LNG facilities will cost between $800 million and $1 billion, Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said.

Enterprise, ETP Form JV to Restore Old Ocean Service

Enterprise Products Partners and Energy Transfer Partners have formed a 50/50 joint venture to resume service on the Old Ocean natural gas pipeline, which has been idled since 2012.

Expansion Proposed for Texas-Colorado NGL System

Enterprise Products Partners, Enbridge, Western Gas Partners and DCP Midstream have announced binding open seasons to expand capacity on a 1,018-mile system, which includes the Front Range and Texas Express pipelines and transports mixed NGLs from the DJ Basin in Weld County, Colo. to Enterprise's NGL fractionation and storage complex in Mont Belvieu, Texas.

Mariner East 1 Restart Approved

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has voted to allow Energy Transfer Partners to restart its Mariner East 1 natural gas liquids pipeline.

FERC OK's Additional Rover Pipeline Operations

Rover Pipeline receives authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to begin commercial operations at additional Phase 2 facilities associated with the $4.2 billion project.

ETP Files Application to Restart Mariner East 1

Energy Transfer Partners files with Pennsylvania utility regulators to restart the Mariner East 1 natural gas liquids pipeline this week.

Gazprom Completes Sea Stretch of First TurkStream Line

Gazprom has finished the sea portion of TurkStream's first line across the Black Sea. The second line, designed to ship gas to south European countries such as Greece, Bulgaria and Italy, will be laid in the third quarter of 2018.

Supreme Court Rejects Constitution Pipeline Permit Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court rejects Constitution Pipeline Co's bid to challenge New York state's refusal to issue a needed water permit for the Constitution Pipeline, a proposed natural gas pipeline running from Pennsylvania to New York.

FERC Approves New Operations as Rover Nears Completion

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorized service to commence on one of the final sections of Rover Pipeline as Energy Transfer Partners announced construction of its $4.2 billion project is nearly complete.

McDermott to Perform Diving for Offshore Pipeline Projects

McDermott International will start performing air and saturation diving next month for pipeline construction projects offshore South Africa and Trinidad and Tobago.

Pipelines Help U.S. Electric Generation Gas Emissions Reach Lowest Levels Since 1990

Consumer Energy Alliance releases a new report highlighting improvements in air quality made possible by the shale energy revolution and America's safe and reliable pipeline network.

Pipelines Completed for Vashishta, S1 Fields

McDermott International, Inc. and LTHE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), have installed 93 km of 14-inch dual rigid pipelines as part of the development of ONGC's Vashishta and S1 gas fields, located off the southeastern coast of India.

Uzbekistan to Join TAPI Gas Pipeline Project

Uzbekistan plans to join an $8 billion project to build a natural gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to India, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said.