Projects

Mariner East Pipeline System Construction Complete, Commissioning in Progress

After numerous delays and environment-related issues, Energy Transfer expects its Mariner East pipeline system to be fully completed in the first quarter of this year.

Editor's Notebook - Replacing Pipelines in California

Plains All American’s application to build a replacement pipeline in California is entering a critical phase this year, as the state’s potential as a location for fuel infrastructure increasingly comes in conflict with efforts to curb climate change.

Venture Global Gets OK on 4th LNG Block at Louisiana Calcasieu Plant

U.S. LNG company Venture Global LNG received permission on Tuesday from federal energy regulators to commission the fourth liquefaction block at the company's Calcasieu Pass LNG export plant in Louisiana.

Cheniere Announces Substantial Completion of Sabine Pass Train 6

Cheniere Energy Partners on Monday announced substantial completion of its sixth liquefaction train at Sabine Pass and said construction partner Bechtel has handed over the project after its commissioning was complete.

Russia, China May Sign Energy Deals Amid Moscow Tensions with West

Russian President Vladimir Putin may seek to deepen energy ties with China during a meeting with leader Xi Jinping this week while attending the Winter Olympics this week in Beijing.

EU Says Russia's Nord Stream 2 Pipeline on Hold for Compliance Review

European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis said Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has been put on hold and the Commission is looking into the project's compliance with Europe's energy policy.

Greece's Gastrade Says LNG Terminal on Track with Final Investment Decision

Greece's Gastrade said a final investment decision had been made on developing a Greek LNG terminal, the last step before building the project begins.

Whistler Pipeline Announces Lateral Expansion

Whistler Pipeline LLC announced the expansion of the Whistler pipeline’s Midland basin footprint with a new 36-inch lateral extending northwest into Martin County, Texas.

US State Dept Says Nord Stream 2 Will Not Move Forward if Russia Invades Ukraine

U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price said the Nord Stream 2 pipeline between Russia and Germany will not move forward if Russia invades Ukraine.

Nord Stream 2 Registers German Subsidiary, Certification Still Suspended

The operator of the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has registered a subsidiary for the German part of the pipeline to meet German regulatory requirements, though certification for the project remains suspended by Berlin.

US Court Vacates Federal Permit for Mountain Valley Natural Gas Pipeline

Analysts at ClearView Energy Partners LLC said the loss of the permit likely means "completion of the pipeline this calendar year now looks unlikely."

Explainer: Nord Stream 2 Russian Gas Pipeline's Long Wait for Approval

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Germany may consider halting the pipeline if Russia attacks Ukraine, reflecting growing political pressure on the Gazprom-led project.

Delfin Plans Final Decision on US Gulf of Mexico LNG Project in 2022

Delfin's project would use existing offshore pipelines to supply gas to up to four vessels that could each produce about 3.5 million tons per annum of LNG.

Turkish President Says Cost Concerns Force US Rethink on EastMed Gas Pipeline

The United States has pulled its support for a subsea pipeline that would supply natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe because it makes no economic sense, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said.

MVP Preparing to Weld Final 20 Miles, Targeting Summer 2022 In-Service Date

The total project work for Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) is nearly 94% complete, and on track for a summer startup after state agencies approved construction permits last month.

Germany Cannot Rule Out Nord Stream 2 as Means of Pressure, Says Foreign Policy Expert

Germany cannot rule out using the Nord Stream 2 pipeline as a means of pressure against the Kremlin in case of further Russian aggression towards Ukraine.

Russia Urges European Union, Germany to Not Delay Nord Stream 2

Russia on Monday urged Germany and the European Union not to drag its feet over certification of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which has become a focal point in political disputes.

Global Pipeline Construction Outlook 2022: Amid Some Positive Indicators, New Projects Limited

Oil and natural gas prices climbed higher in 2021, prompting increased drilling and production among mostly independent producers in some regions, but a host of political and COVID-related economic concerns kept markets on edge and highly reactive for much of the year.

Projects January 2022

GIPL Pipeline Construction Nears Completion, Ironwood Midstream Expanding in South Texas’ Eagle Ford, Dakota Natural Gas Expanding Access with Pipeline Project, and more.

Infrastructure Bill Lavishes $44 Billion in New Money on Water Construction

Congress dropped a load of new funding for drinking water and sewer construction in the IIJA, which is meant to be over and above what the appropriations committees will provide annually for the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRF), which typically get between $1 billion and $2 billion a year.

Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails to Pass in US Senate

The U.S. Senate failed to pass a bill to slap sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline sponsored by Republican Senator Ted Cruz, a day after Democrats unveiled their own legislation.

Illinois Court Vacates Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline Capacity Expansion

An Illinois appellate court vacated approval from the Illinois Commerce Commission to allow expanding the Dakota Access pipeline capacity up to 1.1 million barrels per day.

Potential Russian Invasion of Ukraine Could Kill Off Nord Stream 2, US Says

Moscow's behavior towards Ukraine will play a crucial role in the fate of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the United States said on Wednesday.

US Senators Say Cruz Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 Could Harm Relations with Germany

Several Democratic senators said they believe sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline backed by Republican Senator Ted Cruz could harm relations with Germany.

US Voices Misgivings on EastMed Gas Pipeline, Greek Officials Say

The United States has expressed misgivings on a subsea pipeline designed to supply Europe with natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean.

Williams Delivers Record Volumes Through Expanded Transco Gas Pipeline System

Williams announced that it recently delivered a record amount of natural gas on its Transco interstate pipeline, due to continued expansions on the pipeline.

US Worried Nord Stream 2 Sanction Plan by Cruz Would Undermine United Front

The State Department is worried that a vote to slap sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline would undermine the united front in response to Russia.

Iran Leads Midstream Project Starts in the Middle East by 2025, GlobalData Projects

Iran is likely to set to start operations at 27 midstream oil and gas projects between 2021 and 2025, accounting for 22% of upcoming midstream projects in the Middle East.

Nord Stream 2 Go-Ahead Could Come in Mid-2022 - Uniper CEO

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which is to transport Russian gas to Germany, could get approved in the middle of the year.

Archaea Energy Announces Startup of Assai Renewable Natural Gas Facility

Archaea Energy Inc. announced the successful start-up of Project Assai, an RNG facility located at the Keystone Sanitary Landfill in Dunmore, Pennsylvania.