Infrastructure

INGAA CEO: Natural Gas Critical to Energy Mix Amid Renewable Push

Natural gas and related infrastructure will be critical to securing a low-carbon economy and will continue to be a significant contributor to the U.S. long-term energy mix, according to the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America’s (INGAA) President and CEO Amy Andryszak.

StormFisher, Modern Niagara Partner to Deliver RNG to Canada's Building Infrastructure

StormFisher and Modern Niagara have partnered to utilize renewable natural gas (RNG) as a carbon reduction solution for building infrastructure across Canada.

VVC Increases Natural Gas Production Capabilities with New Seven-mile Pipeline

VVC has expanded its natural gas production capabilities with the installation of seven miles of new pipeline, which will transport gas produced by the company’s natural gas wells to the Tumbleweed Midstream Ladder Creek Pipeline.

Virginia Natural Gas to Deploy Drones to Inspect 5,500 Miles of Gas Pipeline

Virginia Natural Gas said it will use drones to perform equipment inspections across its natural gas infrastructure. The drones will begin flights across Hampton Roads conducting inspections of critical infrastructure, right-of-way assessments, and 5,500 miles of gas pipeline.

P&GJ Analysis: Biden’s ‘Big Project’ Environmental Reviews

With the Biden administration bringing back a stricter review process for pipeline and other major infrastructure projects later this month – it seemed like a good time to look at the origin of the policy and what the change will entail.

Shell, Uniper Partner on UK Low-Carbon Hydrogen Facility

The project will include a blue hydrogen production facility with a capacity of up to 720 megawatts using gas reformation technology with carbon capture and storage.

Texas Drilling Permits Rise for March vs. 2021

The March 2022 total includes 1,035 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, seven to re-enter plugged wellbores and 113 for re-completions of existing wellbores.

OGE Plans Pipeline Link for Wilhelmshaven LNG Terminal

Germany's biggest pipeline network operator Open Grid Europe (OGE) plans to build a 30 km (18 miles) LNG link from a planned terminal at the North Sea port of Wilhelmshaven by the end of the year.

USD Partners Completes Acquisition of Hardisty South Terminal Assets

The combined Hardisty Terminal has the designed takeaway capacity of three and one-half unit trains per day, or approximately 262,500 barrels per day.

TotalEnergies, Sempra to Co-Develop LNG and Renewable Projects

TotalEnergies and Sempra are expanding their North American strategic alliance with the signing of two deals for the Vista Pacífico LNG export project in Mexico and the the co-development of several renewables projects.

Israel-Turkey Gas Pipeline an Option for Russia-Wary Europe — Sources

A Turkey-Israel gas pipeline is being discussed behind the scenes as one of Europe's alternatives to Russian energy supplies, but it will take complicated maneuvering to reach any deal.

Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG Facility Begins Construction

Driftwood LNG is an approximately 27.6 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) liquefaction export facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana. Phase one will include two LNG plants with an export capacity of up to 11 mtpa.

Major Nigerian Pipeline Vandalized by Thieves, Huge Volumes of Crude Oil Stolen

The Trans Niger Pipeline, a major pipeline crisscrossing through the creeks of the country's Niger Delta region, has been vandalized by unknown criminals who have stolen huge volumes of crude oil pumped through pipeline.

Indigenous Australians Ask S.Korea Court to Block Loans to $3.6 Billion Gas Pipeline Project

A group of Indigenous Australians has gone to court in South Korea seeking to block the country's export credit agencies from funding a deep-sea gas pipeline for the $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.

Chesapeake Energy Eyes Greater Role in LNG Market, CEO Says

U.S. natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy is seeking to become more involved in the growing liquefied natural gas (LNG) market, CEO Nick Dell'Osso said.

Chevron 'Assessing' Status of Russian Terminal, Says Oil Pipeline Operating

Chevron holds a 15% stake in the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC), which owns a 1,510-km (938 miles) pipeline that carries about 1.2% of the world's oil from oilfields in Kazakhstan to an export terminal in Russia.

Gasunie Talking with Germany Over Floating Terminals at New LNG Facility

Gasunie is in talks with Germany to use floating storage and regasification units in Brunsbuettel to help accelerate LNG imports as part of a plan to phase out dependence on Russian gas.

Australia's First LNG Import Terminal Seen Ready by Late-2023

Squadron Energy, the private company building Australia's first LNG import terminal, expects its Port Kembla facility in New South Wales to be ready to take its first gas shipment by the end of 2023.

Whiptail Midstream Acquires 525 Miles of Pipeline in San Juan Basin

Whiptail Midstream has acquired DJR Energy's oil, gas, and water gathering assets in the Gallup oil window of the San Juan Basin, doubling the company's dedicated acreage, miles of pipeline and production flowing on its assets.

Snam Working on Infrastructure Projects to Boost Gas Supplies

Snam manages some 33,000 km of pipeline in Italy and has stakes in key pipelines that brings Algerian and Azeri gas to Italy as well as the TAG pipeline that transports Russian gas.

Infrastructure Rollout Will Enable Africa to Expand LNG Exports, Meet Global Demand

An increase in investment towards infrastructure development and gas E&P activities will enable Africa to position itself as a leading LNG exporter.

Zambia’s Options in Growing Pipeline Market

Zambia’s national demand for petroleum products is projected to surge to more than 4.4 million tons (4 million metric tonnes) by 2030, exerting pressure on the landlocked southern Africa country to explore alternatives in fast-tracking the implementation of its medium- and long-term pipeline development plan.

South Africa’s Tribunal Approves Pipeline Company Acquisition

The South Africa Competition Tribunal has approved without conditions the large merger of South Africa African Gas Development Company SOC O Ltd. (iGas), Companhia Mocambicana de Gasoduto S.A. (CMG) and Republic of Mozambique Pipeline Investments Company (Pty) Ltd. (ROMPCO).

Explorer Pipeline, U.S. Oil Complete Construction on North Dallas Pipeline Project

The recent completion of this 36-mile pipeline expansion project marks an exciting milestone for Explorer, which provides transportation service to major markets in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Illinois.

Pine Wave Energy Partners to Sell Haynesville Acreage, Gathering Assets

The sale includes approximately 12,500 net acres and 100 million cubic feet per day of net production with 18 miles of gathering pipeline in east Texas and northwest Louisiana.

Cowboy Midstream Plans New Crude Offload Terminal

Construction activities are underway, and Cowboy expects the new terminal to be ready for crude oil receipt and transportation April 2022.

US Senators to Grill Regulators over Climate Policy on Natural Gas Projects

Top U.S. senators will grill Democratic energy regulators who approved guidelines for new natural gas projects that allow consideration of environmental justice, landowner and climate issues.

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.

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.

Prospects for Midstream in Wake of Biden’s Infrastructure Bill

Entering the New Year, energy sector representatives tracking developments in our nation’s capital may suffer some whiplash in working with Congress.