Gas transmission

Spain-France Gas Pipeline Capacity Increased and Available, Spain Says

Enagas and French counterpart Terega have maximized the use of compressors in the link that goes from the northern Spanish town of Irun across the Pyrenees mountain range, boosting its capacity by 1.5 billion cubic meters a year.

Pipeline Capacity Growth Fuels Record Haynesville Gas Production

Natural gas production from the Haynesville shale reached record highs in late 2021 and remained relatively strong in early 2022 on greater takeaway capacity and demand, a new government report revealed Wednesday.

Ukraine: Russian Troops Blow Up Gas Pipeline in Kharkiv

Ukraine said Russian troops have blown up a natural gas pipeline in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, but Gazprom says flows to Europe are unaffected.

Equitrans Nixes Summer Start of Mountain Valley Pipeline

Equitrans Midstream on Wednesday announced that it is no longer targeting a summer 2022 startup of its long-delayed Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and is not yet able to provide an update on the project's in-service timing or overall cost.

US Slaps Sanctions on Company Building Nord Stream 2

President Joe Biden said on Wednesday the United States would impose sanctions on the company in charge of building Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, expanding penalties on Moscow after it recognized two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine.

Argentina Launches Tender to Build New Vaca Muerta Gas Pipeline

Argentina's government launched a tender on Wednesday for the construction of the first stage of a new natural gas pipeline from the Vaca Muerta shale formation.

Russian Gas Exports to Europe Unaffected by Ukraine Pipeline Blast

Russian gas supplies to Europe were not affected after part of a gas pipeline near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine caught fire late on Friday, a Ukrainian gas official said.

TAP Pipeline Could Boost Capacity a Year Early

The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is ready to expand its capacity one year in advance if needed to meet market demand, Managing Director Luca Schieppati said.

Baltic States 'Working Closely Together' to Prepare for Russian Gas Cut

Energy companies and governments in the Baltic states are cooperating to prepare for a possible cut in Russian natural gas supplies amid tensions over Ukraine and concerns about gas supplies to Europe.

Putin Hails $118B of China Deals as Russia Squares Off with West

President Vladimir Putin unveiled new Russian oil and gas deals with China worth an estimated $117.5 billion on Friday, promising to ramp up Russia's Far East exports at a time of heightened tension with European customers over Ukraine.

Eastbound Gas Flows Resume on Russian Yamal-Europe Pipeline

Gas flows from Germany to Poland resumed on Wednesday evening via the Russian Yamal-Europe pipeline, which usually sends Russian gas westwards into Europe, data from German network operator Gascade showed.

Yamal Pipeline Gas Halts After Hints of Westbound Flows

Natural gas supplies between Poland and Germany via the Russian Yamal-Europe pipeline came to a halt on Wednesday, dashing expectations it was about to pump gas west for the first time since December.

Yamal Gas Pipeline Set to Resume Westbound Flows to Germany

Russian gas giant Gazprom was set to resume westbound gas flows from Poland to Germany on Tuesday via the Yamal pipeline, restoring the normal flows after the route was reversed in December and sent gas prices in Europe to all-time highs.

Gas Prices Rise as Russian Pipeline Stays in Reverse After Three Weeks

A pipeline that usually sends gas from Russia to Europe was stuck in reverse after three weeks on Monday, pushing up prices in Europe at a time of political tension.

Contractors: Western Canada to Boost Drilling to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Western Canadian oil and gas producers will drill 27% more wells in 2022 than the previous year, returning to pre-pandemic levels as prices rebound and pipeline projects advance, the Canadian Association of Energy Contractors (CAOEC) said.

Enbridge Restores Capacity to Pipeline Shut Down by Flooding

Enbridge Inc said Monday it is now transporting more natural gas on its Westcoast natural gas pipeline than at this time in 2020, less than a week after it shut a segment of the pipeline system due to heavy flooding in the British Columbia province.

Supplies of Egyptian Gas Expected in Lebanon by Early 2022

Egypt is expecting to begin exporting 60-65 million cubic feet of gas per day to Lebanon by early next year, Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said on Tuesday.

Ukraine Will be Part of Nord Stream 2 Certification Process -German Regulator

Germany's energy regulator said on Monday Ukrainian gas companies Naftogaz and GTSOU were given notice that they will be included in the ongoing German certification procedures of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

Russian Gas Flows to Germany via Yamal Pipeline Unchanged

Russian gas continued flowing via the Yamal-Europe pipeline to Germany at Thursday levels, preliminary data from German network operator Gascade showed, below volumes seen earlier in the week when Gazprom started to increase supplies to refill its storage.

Uniper CFO: Nord Stream 2 Completion Not Cure-All for Gas Market Woes

The completion of the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to bring more Russian gas into Germany under the Baltic Sea would go some way to relieving the tight gas market this winter, but there are other factors at play.

Russian Gas Flows to Germany Through Yamal Restart, Sending Prices Lower

Gas flows from Russia to Germany via the Yamal pipeline started up again on Thursday afternoon, finally sending European gas prices lower since Russian gas has not flowed to Germany via the pipeline since Saturday.

Europe's Gas Prices Surge as Russian Pipeline Switches to Flow East

A major pipeline that normally brings Russian gas from Poland into Germany has been switched to flow east, further boosting Europe's sky-high gas prices on Monday.

Algeria to End Gas Supplies to Morocco, Supply Spain Directly

Algeria, which has cut off diplomatic ties with Morocco, will stop supplying natural gas to the country through the Maghreb-Europe pipeline on Nov. 1, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Canada Boosts US NatGas Exports, Drills More as Global Prices Surge

Demand has jumped for relatively cheap Canadian natural gas, driving exports to the United States to three-year highs and prompting producers in Canada to boost capital spending and drilling activity.

Morocco Mulls Reversal of Pipeline Flow if Algeria Halts Gas Supply

Morocco is discussing with Spain the possibility of reversing the flow of a gas pipeline in case Algeria does not renew a supply deal that expires in Oct. 31, a senior Moroccan official said on Monday.

Nord Stream 2 Fills First Line with Gas Ready for Export

The operator of the Russia-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline on the bed of the Baltic Sea said the first of the project's two lines has been filled with so-called technical gas, while still awaiting clearance to start sales to Europe.

Germany's Nord Stream 2 Gatekeeper: The Long Road Until Gas Flows

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is completed and ready to pump Russian gas to Europe, but nothing is flowing yet because it is still awaiting clearance from Germany's energy regulator.

Russian Gas Transit Below Contract Level, Ukraine Operator Says

Russia is sending less gas to Europe via Ukraine than specified in the current transit contract, Ukraine's pipeline operator said on Friday.

Singapore LNG Scouts for Spot Cargoes as Electricity Futures Surge

Singapore LNG Corp is making inquiries about buying LNG cargoes from the spot market, a rare move for the operator of the city-state's LNG terminal, industry sources said.

Jordan Aims to Supply Lebanon with Electricity by Year-End -Minister

Under an agreement recently announced, Egypt will supply natural gas to Lebanon via a pipeline that passes through Jordan and Syria to help boost Lebanon's electricity output.