Gas transmission

New Fortress Delays Start of Mexico's First LNG Plant to Late May

New Fortress Energy said on Wednesday it delayed the start of its Altamira LNG plant in Mexico to May and expects to export its first cargo in June after an incident a few days before the country's first LNG export plant was due to begin production.

Canadian Utilities Unveils $1.5 Billion Alberta Gas Pipeline Project

The company, majority-owned by ATCO, said the Yellowhead Mainline project would include 124 miles of pipeline and related control and compression facilities that will run from Peers, Alberta, to Edmonton.

Williams Scraps Northeast Pipeline Project While Pennsylvania Gas Transport Plan Advances

Williams ambitious natural gas pipeline project, aimed at crossing New Jersey and extending under two bays to New York, has met its demise. Concurrently, another initiative involving the transportation of LNG from Pennsylvania via tanker truck is progressing.

Williams Foresees Victory in Energy Transfer Dispute Over Louisiana Gas Pipeline

U.S. energy firm Williams Cos said on Tuesday it still expects to overcome a pipeline dispute with rival Energy Transfer and complete its Louisiana Energy Gateway natural gas project in the second half of 2025.

Over 70 Democratic Lawmakers Back Biden's Pause on LNG Exports

Nearly 75 U.S. lawmakers from President Joe Biden's Democratic party on Tuesday praised his pause on approvals of exports of LNG saying it would protect Americans from pollution and potential higher prices.

Pipeline Operator Williams Beats First-Quarter Profit Estimates on Favorable Acquisitions

Williams Companies beat first-quarter profit estimates on Monday, as the pipeline operator benefited from increased rates and favorable contributions from acquisitions.

Sinopec in Talks with Pembina Pipeline for LNG Offtake, Cedar LNG Stake, Sources Say

China's Sinopec is in discussions with Pembina Pipeline Corp. for an LNG offtake agreement and equity stake in the Canadian company's proposed Cedar LNG project, sources said.

Pipeline Safety Improves Over Five Years, Focuses on Community Engagement and Low-Carbon Solutions

Despite increases in pipeline mileage and the volume of barrels transported, the American Petroleum Institute's recent report reveals that pipeline safety has seen improvement across various key metrics over the past five years.

TC Energy's Keystone Pipeline Shines in Q1, Achieving Record Operational Reliability

Total earnings from TC Energy's pipeline segments came in at $1.66 billion, primarily driven by the Keystone pipeline, which achieved 96% "operational reliability", TC Energy said.

Iran, Pakistan Seek Ways to Complete Long-Delayed 1,180-Mile Gas Pipeline Project

Iran and Pakistan are looking at ways to complete the long-delayed gas pipeline project between the two countries, Iran's Consul General to Pakistan, Hassan Nourian, said on Monday.

Natural Gas Flows to Freeport LNG in Texas Reach Two-Month High

The amount of natural gas flowing to Freeport LNG's export plant in Texas rose to a two-month high on Sunday in what energy traders said was another sign that the plant was wrapping up a series of outages over the past month or so.

Russia Plans to Pipe 35 Bcm of Gas to China via Kazakhstan, TASS Reports

Russia plans to send some 35 billion cubic meters (Bcm) of natural gas per year to China via Kazakhstan, the TASS news agency reported on Saturday citing Kazakhstan's envoy to Russia, disclosing the potential volumes for the first time.

Kinder Morgan-Backed Gas Pipeline Expansion Prevails in U.S. Appeals Court Decision

The Kinder Morgan-backed Evangeline Pass Expansion project would expand existing pipelines to feed more fuel to Venture Global's Plaquemines liquefied natural gas export terminal in the Gulf of Mexico.

U.S. Faces Natural Gas Shortfall as LNG Canada Terminal Nears Operational Phase

The start-up of LNG Canada, the country's first such export terminal, is likely to strain its natural gas supplies for multiple years and force producers to reduce exports to the U.S., where demand for the fuel is record high, companies said.

Shell Nigeria Inks $100 Million Gas Pipeline Deal with Oyo State

Shell's Nigerian unit has signed an agreement with Oyo state in the south of the country to construct a pipeline delivery system to serve industries in the state at a cost of $100 million, the Oyo government said on Friday.

Energy Transfer Subsidiary Sunoco and NuStar Energy Merger Receives Green Light from Unitholders

The acquisition grants Sunoco access to NuStar's extensive transportation and storage infrastructure, encompassing approximately 9,500 miles of pipeline and 63 terminals.

Plains All American Raises Stake Saddlehorn Pipeline JV, Surpasses Q1 Profit Estimates

Pipeline and storage operator Plains All American raised its stake in the Saddlehorn Pipeline Company joint venture and a mid-Continent basin terminal asset by 10% for about $110 million in cash.

Railroad Commissioner Criticizes Biden's LNG Export Pause at House Committee Hearing

Commissioner Christian denounced President Biden's actions as election year politics, asserting that the pause on LNG exports would neither reduce emissions nor benefit allies, instead making energy more expensive and less accessible.

Russia's Gazprom Sees Worst Loss in Decades as European Gas Sales Collapse

Kremlin-owned gas giant Gazprom said on Thursday it plunged to a net loss of $6.9 billion in 2023, its first annual loss in more than 20 years, amid dwindling gas trade with Europe, once its main sales market.

Targa Resources Beats First-Quarter Core Profit Estimates on Higher Transportation Volumes

Targa Resources beat Wall Street estimates for first-quarter core profit, as the pipeline operator benefitted from higher volumes of natural gas liquids (NGL) transported through its system.

Exxon Pushing Forward with Mozambique LNG Project, Official Says

Exxon Mobil is "optimistic and pushing forward" with its delayed Rovuma LNG project in Mozambique and expects a final investment decision at the end of next year, a company official said on Thursday.

Shell Smashes Forecasts with $7.7 Billion Quarterly Profit Driven by Strong LNG Performance

Shell reported first-quarter profit of $7.7 billion on Thursday, exceeding expectations as disruption to Red Sea shipping and Russian refining boosted oil trading and liquefied natural gas production rose.

Tellurian Sends Production Workers Home Amid Talks for Haynesville Shale Sale

The Houston-based company has been holding talks with potential buyers to sell its Haynesville shale gas business to raise capital for its proposed Driftwood LNG export plant.

U.S. Natural Gas Prices Retreat Amid High Storage Levels Despite Increased LNG Demand

U.S. natural gas futures eased on Tuesday, pressured by large storage levels, after marking its best day in over two years in the previous session, helped by forecasts for more demand than previously expected with an increase in feedgas to Freeport LNG's export plant in Texas.

ONEOK's Q1 Profit Dips Due to Higher Costs, Despite Uptick in Pipeline and Gathering Segments

Pipeline operator ONEOK reported a decline in first-quarter profit on Tuesday due to increased operating costs and capital expenditures. However, the company noted an increase in capacity utilization in its natural gas gathering and pipeline segments, rising from 96% to 97%.

Exxon to Temporarily Shut Guyana Platforms for Pipeline Connection

The 140-mile (225-km) pipeline will feed Guyana's $1.9 billion gas-to-power project aimed at ending the country's dependence on imported fuels and at lowering energy costs for residents.

QatarEnergy Inks $6 Billion Deal for 18 LNG Vessels with China's CSSC

QatarEnergy has finalized an agreement with China State Shipbuilding Corp. (CSSC) for the construction of 18 state-of-the-art LNG vessels, each boasting a capacity of 271,000 cubic meters.

Equitrans Raises Cost Estimate for Mountain Valley Gas Pipeline

Equitrans Midstream Corp. said on Tuesday it expects to complete the construction and final commissioning activities on its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline by the end of May at an estimated cost of $7.85 billion.

Texas Oil Operators Increase Flaring Amid Weak Gas Prices

Operators drilling for oil in Texas are scrambling to dispose of their excess natural gas amid a supply glut and weak prices, prompting an uptick in flaring requests.

Louisiana Secures $52.7 Million for Pipeline Construction and Natural Gas Infrastructure

The funds, part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, will support pipeline construction projects across various districts, replacing aging infrastructure and acquiring methane leak detection equipment.