Business & Markets

Allseas Installs Real-Time Pipelogger for Major Subsea Pipeline Project

Allseas installed WFS Technologies’ new Seatooth Pipelogger for the real-time measurement of process temperature on a subsea pipeline system. The pipeline system is designed to have a total gas throughput capacity of 31.5 Bcm per year.

Germany Makes Legal Changes to Ease Nord Stream 2 Completion

Germany's parliament on Wednesday approved changes to the law governing the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to make it compliant with European Union regulations, removing a hurdle to completion of the Russia-led project.

TC Energy Cuts November Keystone Volumes by About 39% After Leak - Sources

A source has reported that TC Energy will cut November volumes on its Keystone pipeline by nearly 39%, higher than previous estimates, following a leak on the line two weeks ago.

Ironwood Midstream Forms Ironwood Midstream II, Purchases Gathering Pipelines

Ironwood Midstream has formed Ironwood Midstream II and has purchased over 100 miles of crude oil gathering pipelines.

Imperial Oil Ramping Up Crude by Rail, Not Pursuing Government Rail Leases

Imperial Oil is increasing its crude rail shipments after the recent Keystone pipeline outage but is not looking to take over Alberta's government rail contracts.

Why Tanzania, Zambia Want a New Oil Pipeline

Demand for refined petroleum products in Tanzania has been increasing in recent years, and the East African country has proposed a new oil pipeline project to meet the consumption requirement for refined fuel

Hungary Expects Gas from Russia's TurkStream by Late 2021

Hungary plans to be able to get natural gas from the TurkStream pipeline by the end of 2021, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said after hosting a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Mild Winter, Softer Economy Weaken Asian LNG Markets

LNG spot prices in Asia have dropped to seasonal lows on expectations of a mild winter depressing demand for gas for heating. A slowdown in China's coal-to-gas switch amid a weaker economy is also having an impact.

Keystone Resumes Crude Oil Deliveries at Reduced Volumes

TC Energy said that its Keystone pipeline has returned to service following the approval of its repair and restart plan by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).

China's West-to-East Pipeline Throughput Hits 25 Bcm/Year

The supply of natural gas from the Tarim oilfield through the West-to-East gas pipeline has increased to 25 Bcf/year, according to the PetroChina Tarim Oilfield Company.

Leased Russian Tanker Heads for U.S. to Load LNG Cargo

A gas tanker once hailed by President Vladimir Putin as a bulwark of Russian energy security is heading for an LNG terminal in the United States, according to ship-tracking data from Refinitiv's Eikon.

Moda Midstream to Expand Loading Center, Evaluate New Pipeline

Along with expanding its Ingleside Energy Center to allow for VLCC loading, Moda Midstream is also evaluating building a new pipeline.

New Gas Pipelines Adding Capacity from U.S. South Central, Northeast

The United States is expected to add between 16 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) and 17 Bcf/d of natural gas pipeline capacity in 2019, most of which was built to provide additional takeaway capacity out of supply basins.

Energy Transfer Expects Supertanker Facility in Service by 2023

Energy Transfer said on Thursday that it is expecting to have its offshore export facility in Texas capable of loading supertankers in service by early 2023.

Kinder Morgan Completes Acquisition of Southcross Energy Assets

Kinder Morgan Tejas Pipeline completed its $76 million acquisition of Southcross Energy natural gas pipeline assets Thursday, including the Corpus Christi Pipeline Network and Bay City Lateral.

Noble Energy Closes Purchase of Interest in EMG Pipeline

Noble Energy has closed its acquisition of a 39% stake in the EMG pipeline.

Saipem Wins $100 Million Equatorial Guinea Pipeline Contract

Italy's Saipem has won a $100 million contract to build a 43-mile subsea pipeline in Equatorial Guinea.

PennEast Developers Press on Despite Court Decision

The companies developing the $1 billion PennEast natural gas pipeline remain committed to building the project and are evaluating their options after a federal appeals court decided not to rehear an earlier decision against the pipeline.

Pioneer Natural CEO Calls Out Permian Basin Gas Flaring

The chief executive of Pioneer Natural Resources, Scott Sheffield, called on Permian Basin producers to limit natural gas flaring and to monitor for methane leaks.

Occidental to Slash Spending After Swinging to Loss

After posting higher losses than expected, including drops in its midstream profits, Occidental is cutting spending on big projects for next year.

Centurion Pipeline Launches Binding Open Season for Augustus Pipeline

Centurion Pipeline has launched an open season to gauge interest for a proposed crude oil pipeline from Midland to Crane, TX.

Keystone Restart Unknown, Leak Source Unclear

The exact cause of the Keystone Pipeline leak that spilled over 9,000 barrels of oil last week is still unknown as is the timeline for when the pipeline will be restarted.

Israel-Egypt Gas Pipeline Deal Closed “In Practice”

The EMED joint venture consisting of Noble Energy, Israel's Delek Drilling and Egypt's East Gas Co has all but completed its purchase of a 39% stake in the subsea EMG pipeline.

NGL Energy Partners LP Closes Acquisition of Hillstone

After acquiring Hillstone LLC, NGL Energy now has approximately 380 miles of water disposal pipelines serving the Delaware Basin.

Cheniere Targets Early Start of Texas LNG Exports: First Half 2021

Cheniere Energy Inc said on Friday it expects to reach substantial completion of the third liquefaction train at its Corpus Christi LNG export plant in Texas earlier than previously expected in the first half of 2021.

Shippers Seek Alternatives as Crews Work to Plug Keystone Leak

Shippers on the Keystone pipeline are seeking alternative sources of supply as workers from TC Energy begin working to plug the line which leaked on Tuesday.

High on Earnings, TC Energy Plans C$1.2 Billion System Expansion

Fresh off of a 55% quarterly increase in liquids transportation earnings, Keystone pipeline operator TC Energy said it will proceed with another C$1.2 billion expansion to its pipeline system.

Marketlink Oil Line From Cushing Cuts Rates After Keystone Leak - Sources

TC Energy's Marketlink crude oil pipeline was operating at reduced rates on Thursday due to supply constraints after the company's Keystone pipeline was shut following a leak.

Enbridge Wins Court Backing to Build Great Lakes Pipeline Tunnel, Keep Line Running

A Michigan state judge has approved an agreement between Enbridge and the state to allow the company to build a tunnel to house its Line 5 pipeline under the Great Lakes and continue to run the pipeline during construction.

Magellan Midstream to Redesign Proposed Voyager Crude Pipeline

After reviewing the results from an open season on Magellan Midstream's proposed Voyager Pipeline, the company has decided to redesign the project to develop a more "capital efficient solution."