Construction

For LNG Developers, Another Year of Canceled Projects

This week's decision by Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd to pull out of a big Canadian LNG project was the latest blow to a sector that has been heralded for its growth prospects worldwide.

‘Critical’ Coastal GasLink Pipeline on Target for 2023

Coastal GasLink, part of one of the biggest projects in Canada’s history, is almost halfway complete and on track to start up by 2023, experts say.

Double E Pipeline Construction on Track for Startup This Year

Summit Midstream’s Double E Pipeline is under construction and on track to be commissioned by the end of the year, Summit Midstream Partners' CEO said.

Northern Natural to Soon Seek Final FERC Construction Approval

The first gas pipeline project to be weighed by a federal energy board for its potential greenhouse gas emissions is still waiting on some federal permits before construction can begin, a spokesman said.

Ameren Illinois Begins Phase 2 Transmission Pipeline Upgrade

Ameren Illinois began Phase 2 of a $65 million project to modernize its natural gas energy delivery infrastructure in and around Belleville, Ill., the company said.

Total and Papua New Guinea Government Remobilizing, Planning Papua LNG Project

France-based oil company Total and the government of Papa New Guinea announced the remobilization of the Papua LNG project after a year of delay caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Natural Gas Projects Boost Midstream in Early 2021

While no one can dispute that 2020 was not a good year for midstream, there has been some positive movement concerning natural gas pipelines – despite a year characterized by pricing woes and a crippling pandemic.

PennEast Expects First Phase of Gas Pipeline in Service Next Year

PennEast Pipeline still expects to put the first phase of its $1.2 billion natural gas pipeline project in Pennsylvania in service in 2022 and complete the second phase from Pennsylvania to New Jersey in 2024.

Projects May 2021

Midcoast Energy Completes CJ Express Pipeline Expansion  Texas-based Midcoast Energy completed its CJ Express pipeline expansion project, and it is now in service, the subsidiary said.  Midcoast Energy, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners, entered into a commercial..

U.S. Supreme Court Tackles PennEast Pipeline's Bid to Seize New Jersey Land

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday wrestled with a bid by a group of energy companies seeking to seize land owned by New Jersey to build a $1 billion natural gas pipeline, as the state argues that its rights would be trampled.

Piñon Starts Work on N.M. Sour Gas Treatment, Carbon Capture Facility

Piñon Midstream has started construction on the Dark Horse Sour Gas Treating and Carbon Capture Facility and associated pipeline infrastructure in the Delaware Basin of New Mexico

Canada's Trans Mountain Ordered to Suspend Oil Line Expansion to Protect Hummingbird Nests

The Canadian government has ordered Trans Mountain Corp to halt work on a section of its oil pipeline expansion project in Burnaby, British Columbia, for four months to protect hummingbird nests.

U.S. Senate Panel Advances Bill to Aid Ukraine, Pressure Nord Stream 2

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee advanced a bill to deliver aid to Ukraine in its struggle with Russia and pressure companies helping to build Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that could deprive Kyiv of lucrative transit fees.

Quickly Finishing MVP in Best Interest of Consumers, Environment, Equitrans Says

The joint venture behind Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) still targets an in-service date late this year and believes previous applications will contribute to an efficient permitting process.

Midcoast’s CJ Express Pipeline Expansion Improves Gathering Capabilities

The CJ Express pipeline expansion project added pipeline and compression to Midcoast Energy’s gathering system in East Texas when it came in service last month, a spokesman said.

Jacobs Awarded Owner's Engineer Role for LNG Terminal in Philippines

The project includes modifications to the jetty head, berthing and mooring facilities; a trestle bridge with high-pressure gas pipeline and utilities; and a jetty monitoring building and control room.

Uganda, Tanzania, Oil Firms Sign Accords to Build $3.5 billion Pipeline

Total's CEO said the pipeline is one of the largest projects they should develop on this continent, adding they expected oil production to commence in early 2025.

Russian Pipe-laying Vessel Moves to Danish Waters for Pipeline Construction

Russian vessel Akademik Cherskiy is transiting to Danish waters to start preparatory work before commencing laying pipes for the gas pipeline Nord Stream 2, the consortium said on Tuesday.

Chicago Gas Systems Modernization Program One-Third Complete

Peoples Gas continues to make large-scale improvements to the safety and reliability of Chicago's natural gas delivery system.

Ameren Modernizing Natural Gas Pipelines in Illinois

Crews will replace vintage steel transmission pipeline from the 1950s around Belleville with new, 16-inch steel pipeline.

Russian Vessel to Join Nord Stream 2 Construction This Month

A Russian pipe-laying vessel, the Akademik Cherskiy, will join in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline in Danish waters at the end of March, the RIA news agency reported on Wednesday.

Analysis: Germany Bets U.S. Will Make the Best of 'Bad Deal' Nord Stream Gas Link

Germany is betting the U.S. administration will take a pragmatic approach to the Nord Stream 2 project to ship Russian gas to Europe and is pushing for the pipeline’s completion in defiance of U.S. opposition.

Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Opposition Asking Biden to Stop Project

Opponents to Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement oil pipeline are urging President Joe Biden to stop the project, leading some to compare it to Keystone XL.

PennEast Expects First Phase of Gas Pipeline in Service Next Year

PennEast Pipeline Co said it still expects to put the first phase of its $1.2 billion natural gas pipeline project in Pennsylvania in service in 2022 and complete the second phase from Pennsylvania to New Jersey in 2024.

Projects March 2021

A collection of brief articles provides updates on current pipeline projects from around the world.

Construction of Cuxtal Gas Pipeline to Boost Yucatan Economy

With his implementation of a comprehensive energy program for Yucatan, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador hopes to bolster the economic and social development of the state, along with the rest of southeast Mexico.

Duke Energy Begins Replacing Aging Gas Pipeline

Construction got underway on the 12-mile Central Corridor replacement pipeline designed to run though Hamilton County, Ohio, which is in the southeast corner of the state and contains the city of Cincinnati.

Second Russian Pipe-Laying Vessel Joining Nord Stream 2 Construction

The consortium behind the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline said on Thursday a second Russian pipe-laying vessel is undergoing sea trials ahead of joining the project, as it presses on with construction despite growing political pressure.

Ameren Upgrading Natural Gas Pipeline in Illinois

Ameren Illinois customers in Champaign will see energy at work throughout the spring and summer as crews replace vintage steel pipeline and natural gas services with modern, corrosion-resistant polyethylene material.

18 Companies Quit Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Project

Baker Hughes Co and AXA Group and 16 other companies recently quit work on Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and will not be sanctioned, according to a document the Biden administration sent to Congress last week which was seen by Reuters.