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Poland Says it Will Stop Importing Russian Gas Unless it Secures Better Contract

Poland’s state gas company said Friday it will stop importing natural gas from Russia’s Gazprom when a long-term contract expires in three years, unless it can secure better commercial terms.

MoGas Pipeline Announces Open Season

MoGas Pipeline has announced an open season to solicit interest on its natural gas pipeline system in Missouri and Illinois.

Gas Company to Appeal Pipeline Rejection to Supreme Court

PennEast has said it will appeal the rejection of a bid to build a pipeline through parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Druzhba Contamination Cause for in Q1-Q3 Drop in Russian Oil Shipments to Germany

Russia shipped almost 18% less oil to Germany in the first 9 months of this year due in large part to the contamination of Russia's Druzhba pipeline system.

Gulfstream Services International

Gulfstream Services International (GSI), an offshore equipment and engineered solutions provider, also has announced its continued growth with a move into new Aberdeen headquarters. The firm expanded into an 8,000-square-foot workshop with a team of 15, where it will manufacture and deliver edge equ..

MDE Group

Energy recruitment firm MDE Group of Norway announced it will consolidate its position in the North Sea through the opening of an Aberdeen office and the appointment of Zander Thornton as its first regional manager in Scotland. Thornton, a specialist in technical recruitment and energy business deve..

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.

Kinder Morgan’s Gulf Coast Express Pipeline Placed in Service

Kinder Morgan’s 2 Bcf/d Gulf Coast Express Pipeline (GCX) began full commercial in-service ahead of schedule helping relieve natural gas takeaway constraints and reduce flaring in the Permian Basin.

FERC Approves Tallgrass Cheyenne Connector Pipeline

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has given its final approval for the construction of Tallgrass Energy’s Cheyenne Connector pipeline, which will transport natural gas from Colorado’s DJ Basin to Cheyenne, Wyo., for Midwest delivery via the company’s Rockies Express Pipeline.

US Court Vacates Dominion Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

A permit allowing Dominion Energy to build the Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina has been vacated by an appeals court.

Scarborough Pipeline Awaits Final Investment Decision

Netherlands-based Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded a contract valued at $162 million (145 million euros) for seabed intervention and shore-crossing activities for the proposed Scarborough export gas pipeline in northwestern Australia.

Blue Mountain Launches Open Season for Gathering Systems

Blue Mountain Midstream’s Wildcat subsidiaries launched an open season for new crude oil and water gathering systems and services in central Oklahoma.

Kinder Morgan Starts Elba Island Production

Kinder Morgan has started production of LNG production from the first plant of its new Elba Island export facility, following regulatory approval.

Tellurian Signs $2.5 Billion LNG Deal with India’s Petronet

Tellurian Inc has signed a $2.5 billion investment deal with India’s Petronet for its Driftwood LNG project, making it one of the largest foreign investments in a U.S. infrastructure project.

Weldbend, Boltex Win Lawsuit Against Ulma Forja

A jury returned a verdict in favor of Weldbend and Boltex on all counts in a lawsuit filed by the American carbon steel flange manufacturers against Spain’s Ulma Forja and its U.S. subsidiary, Ulma Piping.

US Supreme Court to Hear Appalachian Trail Pipeline Fight

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal by Dominion Energy and President Donald Trump’s administration of a lower court ruling that halted construction of the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline under a section of the Appalachian Trail in rural Virginia.

Dakota Access Eyes Expansion Over Tribe's Objections

A regulatory hearing has begun in North Dakota to determine if Energy Transfer will be allowed to expand its Dakota Access oil pipeline.

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.

BP Midstream Partners Considers Expanding Mars Oil Pipeline

BP Midstream Partners LP is considering expanding its Mars crude oil pipeline to accommodate new volumes from offshore oil fields, Chief Financial Officer Craig Coburn said on Tuesday.

Magellan Launches Open Season for West Texas Pipeline Expansion

Magellan Midstream Partners has announced a supplemental open season to solicit additional commitments for transportation volume on the western leg of its refined petroleum products pipeline system in Texas.

Align Midstream Partners, Elevate Midstream Partners Combine East Texas Assets

Align Midstream Partners (Align) and Elevate Midstream Partners (Elevate) have combined their respective East Texas asset bases.

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).

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.

Enbridge to Auction Mainline Shipping Rights After Regulatory Halt

More than a month after Canada's Energy Regulator ruled that Enbridge would not be allowed to offer shippers contracted space on its #Mainline system, the company is seeking approval to auction off shipping rights.

Poland's Anti-Monopoly Body Fines France's Engie over Nord Stream 2

Poland's anti-monopoly body has fined Engie over $40 million for failing to provide the body with financial documents related to the company's involvement with the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

Blacklisted Russian Businessman Sells Pipeline Construction Firm

Russian businessman Arkady Rotenberg, who has been under U.S. sanctions since 2014, has sold his gas pipeline construction firm Stroygazmontazh.

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.