Pipeline

Canadian Producer Raises Budget as Alberta Bottlenecks Ease

Canadian oil producer Cenovus Energy Inc said on Tuesday it would spend nearly a quarter more in 2020, after the province of Alberta lifted some curtailments on new oil wells last month.

Putin Accuses Bulgaria of Holding up TurkStream Pipeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Bulgaria on Wednesday of deliberately delaying the implementation of Russia's TurkStream natural gas pipeline on its territory and said that Moscow could find ways to bypass Bulgaria if needed.

Turkey, Azerbaijan Mark Completion of TANAP Pipeline

Turkey and Azerbaijan formally marked the completion of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) on Saturday, a milestone in a major project to help reduce Europe’s dependence on Russian gas.

Power of Siberia Natural Gas Pipeline Officially Begins Flows

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping officially launched the Power of Siberia pipeline on Monday that will transport natural gas from Siberia to northeast China.

Mexico to Build Pipeline From Port of Tuxpan to Yucatan Peninsula

According to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico is planning to build a natural gas pipeline from the eastern port of Tuxpan to the Yucatan peninsula.

Ohio Power Siting Board Approves Natural Gas Pipeline Route

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has approved a route for Duke Energy’s Central Corridor natural gas pipeline.

ESPO Pipeline Expansion Nears Completion, Asia-Pacific Counts for a Third of Russian Oil Shipments

Russia is about to complete a fresh expansion of its oil pipelines to the Pacific coast that will cement its role as a top Asian supplier and allow it to ship a third of its total oil exports to Asia-Pacific markets.

Nigerian Pipeline Shut Due to Sabotage

Nigeria's Nembe Creek oil trunk pipeline has been shut down due to sabotage, a spokesman for the operator Aiteo said on Tuesday.

TurkStream 2nd String to Cross Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary

The second leg of the TurkStream gas pipeline is planned to go through Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said, as Moscow prepares to phase out gas transit to Europe via Ukraine.

Germany Makes Legal Changes to Ease Nord Stream 2 Completion

Germany's parliament on Wednesday approved changes to the law governing the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to make it compliant with European Union regulations, removing a hurdle to completion of the Russia-led project.

United Piping Dealing with Unplanned Pipeline Outages

In this Executive Q&A, Joel Bailer, vice president of Construction at Duluth, Minn.-based United Piping Inc, reflects on his career and discusses management of unplanned pipeline outages.

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.

New York Governor Threatens to Revoke National Grid License

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has given gas utility company National Grid 14 days to supply gas to over 1,100 customers or he will revoke the company’s license to operate.

U.S. Development Agency to Finance Mexico Natural Gas Pipeline

The new U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is investing more than $600 million in a natural gas pipeline in southern Mexico.

New Gas Pipelines Adding Capacity from U.S. South Central, Northeast

The United States is expected to add between 16 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) and 17 Bcf/d of natural gas pipeline capacity in 2019, most of which was built to provide additional takeaway capacity out of supply basins.

Saipem Wins $100 Million Equatorial Guinea Pipeline Contract

Italy's Saipem has won a $100 million contract to build a 43-mile subsea pipeline in Equatorial Guinea.

Uganda Aims for Q1 Investment Decision on Oil Pipeline - Minister

Uganda's Energy Minister is expecting a final investment decision for an oil export pipeline project in the country by end of Q1 next year.

Harvest Midstream Begins Construction on Ingleside Pipeline, Harvest Midway Terminal

Harvest Midstream has begun construction on its new 24-inch, crude oil Ingleside Pipeline originating from its new Harvest Midway Terminal.

INGL, Poseidon Sign MoU to Study Israel Gas Pipeline to Europe

Israel Natural Gas Lines is exploring the possibility of building a natural gas pipeline to Europe.

Centurion Pipeline Launches Binding Open Season for Augustus Pipeline

Centurion Pipeline has launched an open season to gauge interest for a proposed crude oil pipeline from Midland to Crane, TX.

Israel-Egypt Gas Pipeline Deal Closed “In Practice”

The EMED joint venture consisting of Noble Energy, Israel's Delek Drilling and Egypt's East Gas Co has all but completed its purchase of a 39% stake in the subsea EMG pipeline.

NGL Energy Partners LP Closes Acquisition of Hillstone

After acquiring Hillstone LLC, NGL Energy now has approximately 380 miles of water disposal pipelines serving the Delaware Basin.

Shippers Seek Alternatives as Crews Work to Plug Keystone Leak

Shippers on the Keystone pipeline are seeking alternative sources of supply as workers from TC Energy begin working to plug the line which leaked on Tuesday.

Marketlink Oil Line From Cushing Cuts Rates After Keystone Leak - Sources

TC Energy's Marketlink crude oil pipeline was operating at reduced rates on Thursday due to supply constraints after the company's Keystone pipeline was shut following a leak.

Enbridge Wins Court Backing to Build Great Lakes Pipeline Tunnel, Keep Line Running

A Michigan state judge has approved an agreement between Enbridge and the state to allow the company to build a tunnel to house its Line 5 pipeline under the Great Lakes and continue to run the pipeline during construction.

Magellan Midstream to Redesign Proposed Voyager Crude Pipeline

After reviewing the results from an open season on Magellan Midstream's proposed Voyager Pipeline, the company has decided to redesign the project to develop a more "capital efficient solution."

Ukraine Decries Nord Stream 2 Approval, Says it Weakens Europe

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline will strengthen Russia while weakening Europe, one day after Denmark approved the final phase of the pipeline's construction.

Tallgrass Energy Secures Oil Shipper Contracts for Pony Express Pipeline

Tallgrass Energy has secured additional shipper contracts on its Pony Express Pipeline as it recontracts parts of the line.

Keystone Leaks in North Dakota, TC Energy Temporarily Shuts Line

TC Energy has reported a leak in its Keystone Pipeline in northeastern North Dakota and has temporarily closed the line to investigate.

Putin, Hungary's Orban to Discuss TurkStream Pipeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban are hoping to agree on terms for the TurkStream Pipeline at a meeting this week.