Construction

Cyprus, Israel, Greece Push for Gas Pipeline to Europe

The leaders of Cyprus, Israel and Greece said they're determined to push ahead with plans for a pipeline that would supply east Mediterranean gas to Europe as the continent seeks to diversify its supplies.

Work Can Resume on Rover's Sherwood Lateral

Rover Pipeline has received authorization from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to restart work on the Sherwood Lateral associated with the $4.2 billion project.

Sendero Places Permian Gas Processing System in Service

Sendero Midstream has commenced operations on a new gas processing system in New Mexico that includes more than 60 miles of pipeline and a processing plant with a capacity of 130 MMcf/d.

Cyprus-Egypt Natural Gas Pipeline Could Cost $1 Billion

A planned pipeline connecting Cyprus' Aphrodite gas field to Egypt's LNG facilities will cost between $800 million and $1 billion, Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said.

Keystone XL Work to Begin in Montana this Fall

TransCanada plans to start preliminary work on its Keystone XL pipeline project in Montana in the fall of 2018 ahead of full construction in 2019, according to a letter from the U.S. State Department to Native American tribes.

Enterprise Starts Orla 1 Gas Plant, Pipelines

Enterprise Products Partners has commenced commercial operations on the first natural gas processing train at the company’s new Orla cryogenic natural gas processing facility in Reeves County, Texas.

FERC OK's Additional Rover Pipeline Operations

Rover Pipeline receives authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to begin commercial operations at additional Phase 2 facilities associated with the $4.2 billion project.

Howard Energy Partners Completes Corpus Christi Liquids Terminal

Howard Energy Partners has commenced commercial operations at a new bulk liquid terminal facility in the Port of Corpus Christi.

Installation of Statoil's Johan Sverdrup Oil Pipeline Begins

The installation of a 283-km oil pipeline to the Johan Sverdrup field has commenced, Statoil said.

Gazprom Completes Sea Stretch of First TurkStream Line

Gazprom has finished the sea portion of TurkStream's first line across the Black Sea. The second line, designed to ship gas to south European countries such as Greece, Bulgaria and Italy, will be laid in the third quarter of 2018.

Supreme Court Rejects Constitution Pipeline Permit Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court rejects Constitution Pipeline Co's bid to challenge New York state's refusal to issue a needed water permit for the Constitution Pipeline, a proposed natural gas pipeline running from Pennsylvania to New York.

FERC Approves New Operations as Rover Nears Completion

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorized service to commence on one of the final sections of Rover Pipeline as Energy Transfer Partners announced construction of its $4.2 billion project is nearly complete.

McDermott to Perform Diving for Offshore Pipeline Projects

McDermott International will start performing air and saturation diving next month for pipeline construction projects offshore South Africa and Trinidad and Tobago.

Contractors Selected to Build LNG Canada Terminal

LNG Canada selects a JGC Corp and Fluor Corp joint venture to perform final engineering, procurement and construction for the $31.1 billion LNG Canada terminal, with a final investment decision on the build still expected later this year,

Pipelines Completed for Vashishta, S1 Fields

McDermott International, Inc. and LTHE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), have installed 93 km of 14-inch dual rigid pipelines as part of the development of ONGC's Vashishta and S1 gas fields, located off the southeastern coast of India.

Phillips 66 to Proceed with Gray Oak Pipeline

Phillips 66 Partners receives sufficient binding commitments on an initial open season to proceed with construction of the Gray Oak Pipeline system, which will provide crude oil transportation from West Texas to destinations in the Corpus Christi and Sweeny/Freeport markets.

Judge: Line 3 Project Should Follow Existing Route

Judge recommends Minnesota regulators approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline only if it follows the existing route.

Uzbekistan to Join TAPI Gas Pipeline Project

Uzbekistan plans to join an $8 billion project to build a natural gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to India, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said.

Minnesota Judge to Rule on Enbridge's Line 3 Project

An administrative law judge will rule today whether to recommend that Minnesota regulators approve Enbridge's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.

Haynesville Global Access Open Season Underway

Tellurian subsidiary Haynesville Global Access Pipeline has launched a non-binding open season to secure prospective shippers for the Haynesville Global Access Pipeline.

Corpus Christi Targeted for Increased Crude Oil Export

The Texas port is rapidly becoming a strategic hub for U.S. crude oil exports, with volumes increasing to nearly 500,000 bpd – and that may be just the beginning.

Pipeline from Iraq to Target Jordan Shortages

Jordan and Iraq have agreed to a framework for building a 1,680-km, twin oil and gas pipeline from Basra to Aqaba.

Gulf Coast Express Begins Open Season

Gulf Coast Express Pipeline, a joint venture owned by affiliates of Kinder Morgan, DCP Midstream and Targa Resources, has launched a binding open season for 220,000 Dth/d of firm natural gas transportation service on the Gulf Coast Express Pipeline Project (GCX Project), which will transport natural gas from the Waha, Texas, production area to the market hub near Agua Dulce, Texas, once built.

Louisiana Pipeline Construction Shutdown Explained by Court

A federal judge who halted construction of a crude oil pipeline through a Louisiana swamp concludes the project’s irreversible environmental damage outweighs the economic harm that a delay brings to the company building it.

Iron Horse Gathering System Underway in SCOOP/STACK Play

Cardinal Midstream III is developing the Iron Horse System, a new natural gas gathering and processing system designed to serve producers working in Oklahoma’s SCOOP/STACK merge play.

Judge Orders Review Of Keystone Pipeline Documents

Federal officials must go back and review documents related to the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline, under a court ruling that came after environmentalists accused the White House of withholding details on the project’s approval.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Land Condemnation on Hold

A federal judge halts Mountain Valley Pipeline’s plan to take possession of various lands in Virginia for its pipeline project until the company shows landowners they will be adequately compensated.

Afghanistan's 30-Year Pipe Dream Could Bring Power, Industry

Afghanistan is pressing ahead with plans to turn natural gas from the $8 billion TAPI pipeline into economic development.

Judge Rejects Tribes Request to Increase Involvement in Dakota Access Review

Federal judge rejects request by two American Indian tribes to be more involved in a court-ordered environmental review of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.

Indian Gas Pipeline Construction Ahead of Schedule

According to GAIL (India) Limited, phase 1 of the Jagdishpur-Haldia & Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline Project is ahead of schedule.