Construction

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.

France Wants to Build Floating LNG Terminal at Le Havre

The French government is in talks with energy company TotalEnergies to build a floating LNG terminal in the northern port of Le Havre.

US Firms Want Pending Natgas Pipeline Projects Excluded from Emissions Rules

The greenhouse gas policy requires any project that would result in 100,000 metric tons per year of GHG emissions must complete an environmental impact statement, which analysts said was an expensive and time-consuming process.

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.

Argentine Gas Suppliers Say New Pipeline Will Reverse Deep Energy Deficit

The pipeline is estimated to take 18 months to build with public investment of $1.59 billion and will unlock more domestic capacity from the Vaca Muerta Formation.

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.

Shell Releases New Plan for North Sea Gas Field Development

In the new environmental development plan of the Jackdaw field, Shell said that it aims to start production from the field, which will supply 6.5% of Britain's gas output, by Q3 or Q4 2025.

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.

API Launches Pipeline Facility Construction Inspection Program to Meet Industry Demand

As U.S. natural gas producers and exporters have mobilized to meet rising energy demand and U.S. LNG volumes have increased, more qualified technicians are crucial to meet safety and environmental standards.

France, Spain in Talks to Resume Construction on MidCat Gas Pipeline Project

Launched in 2013, the gas pipeline project named MidCat (Midi-Catalonia) was meant to bring gas from Algeria, a country which already supplies 11% of the gas consumed in the European Union, up to northern Europe.

Ukraine Invasion Highlights Importance of Canadian Oil, Trans Mountain Pipeline Project

The expansion project is essentially a twinning of the existing 715-mile (1,150-km) pipeline, which was built in 1953 and continues to operate safely, between Strathcona County, Alberta, and Burnaby, British Columbia.

Mariner East Pipeline System Expects Construction Completion This Quarter

After numerous delays and environment-related issues, Energy Transfer announced its Mariner East pipeline system is complete and commissioning is in progress.

ICGB Nears Completion on Greece-Bulgaria Pipeline

The activities on the linear part are in the final phase, the construction of the above-ground facilities is well progressing and 50% of the activities for construction of block valves have already been completed.

Using Surface Loading Assessments for Third-Party Crossings

A major North American transmission pipeline operator historically had its engineering team work with its Lands Department when third-party service providers submitted a request for approval if the request included completing any activities that involved vehicles crossing a pipeline.

ASCO Awarded Logistics Contracts at Waitsia Field

Logistics management company ASCO has been awarded two, five-year contracts with Mitsui E&P Australia for storage and camp management at the company’s Stage 2 Development campaign at the Waitsia gas field project.

Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project More Than Halfway Complete

Coastal GasLink’s pipeline project is more than 57% complete overall, and more than 46% of the construction is finished, according to its monthly construction update.

Energean Enters Israeli Gas Purchase Agreement with IEC

Starting with the commencement of first gas production from Karish, the agreement will be valid for an initial one-year period with an option to extend subject to ratification by both parties.

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.

Russian Gas Flows on Key Pipelines to Europe Remain Steady

Russia continued to send pipeline gas into Germany via Nord Stream 1 and Poland and into Slovakia via Ukraine at broadly unchanged levels, pipeline operator data showed.

US Ethanol Industry Banks on Carbon Capture to Solve Emissions Problem

The nascent CCS industry has been plagued by high costs and underperformance, crucial federal incentives for carbon capture are stalled in Congress, and public opposition to the pipeline infrastructure needed to transport captured gas is mounting.

Denmark Resumes Construction of Norway-Poland Gas Link

Construction of the Danish part of Baltic Pipe, which will connect Poland to Norwegian gas fields, is resuming following a nine-month hiatus

Canada Looking at Boosting Oil Pipeline Flows to US, Says Minister

Canada is studying ways to increase pipeline utilization to boost crude exports to the U.S., with the aim of helping European countries that phase out imports of Russian oil.

CERAWeek: No Short-Term Solution for European Gas Crisis, Says Tellurian CEO

Europeans are very lucky that it was a warm winter, panelists said at a CERAWeek session on Wednesday, referring to an ongoing natural gas crisis that start long before Russia invaded Ukraine.

Perspective: Security for US and Europe Begins with New Energy Policy

It is high time that the U.S. forges a new energy policy, based on facts and common sense. Before Tuesday’s decision to halt the import of Russian oil and gas, the Biden Administration had put more sanctions on U.S. oil and gas than on Russian oil and gas.

Russian Gas Continues to Flow into Europe on Main Pipeline Routes

Russian gas delivered through pipelines continued to flow via Poland westward into Germany while flows into Slovakia via Ukraine remained at recent high levels.

TC Energy Offers 10% Stake in Coastal Gaslink Project to Indigenous Groups

TC Energy signed an option agreement to sell 10% stake in Coastal GasLink to Indigenous communities, in an attempt to give more authority to the groups who traditionally held the land for the pipeline project.

Germany's Uniper to Record Full Impairment Loss on Nord Stream 2 Loan

Berlin has halted the Nord Stream 2 Baltic Sea pipeline project, which would have doubled Russian gas flows to Germany, following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which Moscow calls a "special operation".

Cheniere Signs EPC Contract for Corpus Christi Stage III Project

The Corpus Christi Stage III Project will consist of up to seven midscale trains, each with an expected liquefaction capacity of approximately 1.49 MTPA with a total production capacity of more than 10 MTPA.