Projects

Iran Building Oil Pipeline to Terminal Outside Gulf

Iran is building a $1.8 billion oil pipeline to its port of Jask outside the mouth of the Gulf, the country’s oil minister said, as part of plans to protect its exports against potential problems in the region and to boost shipments of Caspian oil.

Niger Seeks to Step Up Oil Production with Pipeline to Coast

Niger began construction on a $7 billion oil pipeline that will reach the coast through West African neighbor Benin. The 1,232-mile (1,982-km) pipeline is Niger’s most important project since gaining independence.

Dakota Access Eyes Expansion Over Tribe's Objections

A regulatory hearing has begun in North Dakota to determine if Energy Transfer will be allowed to expand its Dakota Access oil pipeline.

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.

Enterprise Extending Acadian Gas Pipeline System in Louisiana

Enterprise Products Partners said it is responding to higher demand for natural gas in the growing Gulf Coast LNG market by expanding and extending the Acadian pipeline system and boosting its capacity through upgrades to the Mansfield compressor station.

Why Tanzania, Zambia Want a New Oil Pipeline

Demand for refined petroleum products in Tanzania has been increasing in recent years, and the East African country has proposed a new oil pipeline project to meet the consumption requirement for refined fuel

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.

Moda Midstream to Expand Loading Center, Evaluate New Pipeline

Along with expanding its Ingleside Energy Center to allow for VLCC loading, Moda Midstream is also evaluating building a new pipeline.

Energy Transfer Expects Supertanker Facility in Service by 2023

Energy Transfer said on Thursday that it is expecting to have its offshore export facility in Texas capable of loading supertankers in service by early 2023.

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.

PennEast Developers Press on Despite Court Decision

The companies developing the $1 billion PennEast natural gas pipeline remain committed to building the project and are evaluating their options after a federal appeals court decided not to rehear an earlier decision against the pipeline.

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.

Tallgrass to Expand Pony Express Oil Pipeline Capacity by 70,000 bpd - Filing

Tallgrass to Expand Pony Express Oil Pipeline Capacity by 70,000 bpd - Filing

Cheniere Targets Early Start of Texas LNG Exports: First Half 2021

Cheniere Energy Inc said on Friday it expects to reach substantial completion of the third liquefaction train at its Corpus Christi LNG export plant in Texas earlier than previously expected in the first half of 2021.

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.

Seaway Announces Upcoming Open Season

Seaway Pipeline Company has announced plans to hold an open season to gauge interest in a possible expansion of one of its crude oil pipeline systems.

Denmark Approves Nord Stream 2 Project

The Nord Stream 2 project has been approved by Denmark, the last remaining country needed to finish the pipeline.

Palisade Pipeline Secures Funding for Permian Water Pipeline

Palisade Pipeline has secured funding to build a water pipeline from Lubbock, TX to the Permian Basin.

Enterprise Midland-to-ECHO Pipeline System Expansions to Add 450,000 bpd Each

Enterprise's CEO reported on the company's earnings call that upcoming expansions on 2 of its pipelines will add 450,000 bpd of capacity to each line.

S.D. Board Approves Dakota Access Pipeline Pump Station

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners in South Dakota voted to approve a permit for a pumping station needed as part of the Dakota Access Pipeline expansion project.

Bulgartransgaz Raises 50 Million Euros Above Target for TurkStream

Bulgartransgaz has raised 50 million euros more than it originally sought to finance its portion of the TurkStream pipeline.

Norway's Equinor Eyes Natural Gas Infrastructure in Brazil

Norway's Equinor is actively looking to install new natural gas infrastructure on the coast of Brazil to help facilitate the large amounts of gas being produced in the country.

EQM Delays Mountain Valley, Raises Costs Again

EQM Midstream has once again delayed the timeline and raised the cost for its Mountain Valley Pipeline project.

Russia Says Bulgaria to Complete TurkStream Portion By 2020

Bulgaria has promised Russia that it will complete its portion of the TurkStream pipeline on schedule bringing it in service by early 2020.

Gas Futures Rise on Permian Highway Delay

U.S. natural gas futures for the winter of 2020-2021 gained the most of any contracts on Thursday after Kinder Morgan delayed the projected in service date for its $2 billion Permian Highway gas pipe in Texas to early 2021.

Woodside Targets FIDs on Browse, Scarborough Gas Projects

Australia's Woodside Petroleum has pushed out the final approval date for its mammoth Browse gas project but slightly brought forward plans to sign off on its smaller Scarborough project. Combined, the projects would require construction of 826 miles of subsea pipeline

Kinder Morgan Reports 'Momentous' Third Quarter

Kinder Morgan reported what CEO Steve Kean described as a "momentous" third quarter Wednesday as the company achieved a 13% increase in natural gas transport volumes and the completion of major pipeline and LNG projects in the period ended Sept. 30.

Rangeland Midstream Canada Begins Construction of Marten Hills Pipeline System

Rangeland Midstream Canada has commenced the construction of its Marten Hills Pipeline System.

Nord Stream 2 Investor OMV Says Project Can Still Meet Deadline

The leader of a company invested in Nord Stream 2 said the project’s completion date has not been changed and the pipeline could still be delivered on time and budget, despite Denmark’s long-pending decision on a construction permit.

LM Energy Completes Phase I of Touchdown System

LM Energy Holdings said it has completed first phase of its Touchdown Crude Oil Gathering System in the northern Delaware Basin and will begin transporting crude oil shortly for contracted customers in Eddy County, N.M.