Gas transmission

Baker Hughes to Supply 3 Liquefaction Trains for NextDecade's LNG Project

Oilfield services firm Baker Hughes said on Thursday it will supply three liquefaction trains for NextDecade's Rio Grande LNG project in Texas.

Mexico Pacific Signs 20-Year LNG Supply Deal with China's Zhejiang Energy

Mexico Pacific Ltd. has struck a 20-year deal to sell 1 million tons of LNG a year from its Saguaro Energia export plant in Sonora state to China's Zhejiang Energy, it said on Wednesday.

PetroVietnam Gas Talking to Exxon Mobil, Novatek on LNG Supply

PetroVietnam Gas said it was in separate talks with U.S. energy giant Exxon Mobil and Russia's Novatek on LNG cooperation, as it seeks to secure long-term supplies for Vietnam's future LNG-fired power plants.

NextDecade Receives Bank Commitments for Rio Grande LNG

(P&GJ) — NextDecade Corp. has announced that Rio Grande LNG has received binding commitments from a syndicate of lenders in an amount sufficient, together with expected project equity funding, to support a positive FID on Phase 1 of the Rio Grande LNG plant in Brownsville, Texas.

Leviathan Partners in Israel to Invest $568 Million in Third Gas Pipeline

Partners in the Israeli offshore gas project Leviathan said on Sunday they would invest $568 million to build a third pipeline that will allow increased natural gas production and exports.

Venture Global LNG Seeks Approval to Speed Up Plant Construction

Venture Global LNG has asked U.S. regulators for an expedited review of a request to add construction workers to its Plaquemines LNG export project and to allow work around the clock seven days per week.

US Dept of Energy Grants Export License to Gulfstream LNG

Gulfstream LNG Development has received an export authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance its proposed LNG export plant in Louisiana, the company said on Friday.

Cheniere Energy Returns Sabine Pass LNG Export Plant to Full Production

Cheniere Energy Inc.'s Sabine Pass LNG export facility returned to full production this week after undergoing maintenance, data from Refinitiv showed.

ADNOC Selects Petrofac for $700 Million Gas Compressor Plant Project at Habshan Complex

(P&GJ) — ADNOC Gas Processing has selected Petrofac to undertake a significant new engineering, procurement and construction project at its Habshan Complex.

Greek Gas Grid Says 27 Companies Interested in Booking Future Capacity

Greece has become a key transit route for gas in Europe thanks to a liquefied gas facility off Athens, which saw increased traffic from around the world after the war in Ukraine cut flows of Russian gas to the continent.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Gets FERC Authorization to Resume Construction

U.S. energy company Equitrans Midstream Corp.'s long-delayed $6.6 billion Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline received authorization on Wednesday from the country's energy regulator to restart construction of the project.

Beijing Holds All Cards in Russia’s Eastern Energy Pivot

(P&GJ) — Russia is looking to build on its energy ties with China, a key buyer of its gas. But Beijing’s position of power in the relationship may mean the sanctioned producer is in no rush to complete new projects, especially the much-discussed Power of Siberia 2 pipeline.

Italy Energy Minister Sees LNG Terminals Covering 50% of Gas Needs

Italy's Environment and Energy Minister Gilberto Pichetto Fratin said on Wednesday that deliveries by ship of LNG were a reliable source of energy that could cover 50% of the country's gas needs.

Montauk Renewables to Build Biogas Facility in Orange County, California

Capital investment for the project is estimated between $85 million and $95 million, the company said, with its commissioning expected in 2026 to produce about 3,600 million British thermal units per day.

MVP Pipeline Foes Say Congress Can't 'Mandate Victory' for the Project

A provision of the U.S. debt ceiling bill that streamlined the federal approval process for the $6.6 billion Mountain Valley Pipeline and limited court reviews of challenges to the project violates the U.S. Constitution’s separation of powers doctrine, opponents of the pipeline have claimed.

Mexico's CFE and ESENTIA Sign $300 Million Memorandum for Gas Project

Mexican state power utility Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) said on Tuesday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with ESENTIA Energy Systems to develop natural gas infrastructure with a $300 million investment.

EIA: Texas, Louisiana LNG Exporters Had Nearly Half US Natural Gas Demand Growth in Last Decade

Texas and Louisiana, two states on the U.S. Gulf Coast that produce and export LNG, accounted for nearly half the domestic demand growth for natural gas in the last decade, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Tuesday.

Portugal's Grid Ready to Transport 10% Hydrogen This Year

Portugal's REN has started adapting its high-pressure natural gas grid to allow it to carry up to 10% share of green hydrogen as early this year, the company said on Thursday.

Piñon Midstream Expands Dark Horse Facility for Sour Gas Treatment, Carbon Capture

(P&GJ) — Piñon Midstream has enhanced the sour gas treatment capacity at its Dark Horse Facility in the Delaware Basin with a second AGI well, enabling up to 500 MMcf/d treating capacity.

Cheniere Signs LNG Supply Deal with China's ENN

Cheniere Energy said on Monday it will supply 1.8 million tonnes of LNG per annum to China's ENN Natural Gas for over 20 years.

Venture Global LNG Signs 20-Year Contract with German Energy Firm

U.S LNG developer Venture Global LNG on Thursday said it had signed a 20-year deal to provide Germany's Securing Energy for Europe GmbH with 2.25 MTPA of LNG.

Shell Resumes Maintenance at Key Norway Gas Terminal

Shell has resumed maintenance work at Norway's Nyhamna gas processing plant, which had been postponed last week due to a problem with the facility's cooling systems, the company said in a statement late on Thursday.

US Mountain Valley Gas Pipeline Moving Forward, Capacity May Be Limited

The $6.6 billion Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia is on track to get final permits by Saturday, moving the long-delayed project closer to re-starting construction.

Beijing Gas to Start Regasification Terminal in October, Secures Term Contracts

The new terminal, located in Tianjin and connected with the Chinese capital Beijing via a 300-km (186-mile) pipeline, can handle 5 million tonnes of LNG annually.

Trinidad to Restart Idled LNG Unit by Early 2027 Amid Restructuring

Trinidad and Tobago aims to restart an idled LNG unit by the first quarter of 2027 after agreeing to restructure the facility's ownership and negotiate new gas supplies, according to three people with knowledge of the plans.

Russia's Novatek Offered Argentina Know-How to Liquefy Gas from Vaca Muerta

Last year, Russia's largest producer of LNG Novatek offered technology to build a plant to produce the gas from Argentina's Vaca Muerta field, a highly-placed source familiar with the proposal said. However, the talks have since broken off.

Enbridge Sees Canada Woodfibre LNG Export Plant in Service in 2027

Enbridge Inc.'s Woodfibre LNG partnership in British Columbia is on track to enter service in 2027, Cynthia Hansen, president of gas transmission and midstream at the Canadian energy company, said on Thursday.

Williams to Complete Two US Natural Gas Pipeline Projects on Time in Q4 2024

U.S. energy company Williams Cos Inc. is on track to complete two natural gas pipeline projects in New Jersey and Louisiana on time by the end of 2024, the company's CEO Alan Armstrong told Reuters at the Reuters Global Energy Transition conference on Wednesday.

Black Bear Transmission Sells 120 Miles of Gas Pipeline in Mississippi

(P&GJ) — Black Bear Transmission LLC has announced the divestiture completion of gas gathering assets owned by BBT Mississippi LLC to Skye MS, LLC of Columbia, Mississippi.

Enterprise Expands Acadian Haynesville Gas Pipeline, Boosts Takeaway Capacity by 400 MMcf/d

(P&GJ) — The expansion increases the Acadian Haynesville Extension's natural gas takeaway capacity by approximately 400 million cubic feet per day, raising the total transportation capacity from 2.1 Bcf/d to 2.5 Bcf/d.