Projects

Taliban Assure Turkmenistan of Gas Pipeline Commitment, Security

Afghanistan's Taliban-appointed government has told Turkmenistan it would ensure the completion and security of the TAPI gas pipeline which Ashgabat is building in hope of opening up new markets.

Syria and Jordan Reach Deal Over Electricity Transfer to Lebanon

Lebanon, Syria and Jordan have reached a deal to transfer electricity to Lebanon which is suffering an acute energy crisis, ministers from the three neighboring countries said.

Turkmenistan Officials Due in Afghanistan as Taliban Back TAPI Gas Pipeline

Officials from Turkmenistan will visit Kabul this week to discuss continuing work on the TAPI pipeline linking the energy-rich Central Asian country through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India.

Panel Favors Equitrans in EQT PA-WV Hammerhead NatGas Pipe Dispute

U.S. pipeline company Equitrans Midstream Corp said an arbitration panel ruled in its favor in a dispute with EQT Corp over the delayed startup of the Hammerhead natural gas pipe in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Germany: Certifying Nord Stream 2 Poses No Threat to Gas Supply to EU

Allowing Nord Stream 2 to pump Russian gas to Germany will not threaten supplies to the European Union, the German Economy Ministry said on Tuesday, clearing a major hurdle for the disputed pipeline.

Calhoun Port Authority, Max Midstream Announce Carbon Neutral Port Expansion Plans

The Calhoun Port Authority announced that the Congressionally authorized Matagorda Ship Channel expansion will be constructed using an Environmental Social Governance program with the intentions of making the project carbon neutral.

Exxon Calls for Carbon Price, Working on CCS Projects Across Asia

Exxon Mobil Corp is pursuing carbon capture storage hubs across Asia and has started talks with some countries with potential storage options for carbon dioxide, the company's head of low carbon solutions said.

German Regulator in Touch with Nord Stream 2 Over Certification Issues

Germany's energy regulator said on Friday that it is in touch with the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline consortium and expects it will provide assurances that the project meets the regulator's requirements.

Putin Says Nord Stream 2 Can Sell Gas to Europe Upon German Approval

Russia can start supplies of natural gas to Europe via the Nord Stream 2 pipeline as soon as it gets the green light from Germany, President Vladimir Putin said.

Exxon Board Debates Dropping Several Major Oil and Gas Projects

The board members expressed concerns about some projects, including a $30 billion LNG development in Mozambique and another multibillion-dollar gas project in Vietnam, the WSJ report said.

Guyana Planning 135-Mile Subsea Pipeline for Gas-Fired Power Plant

Guyana’s government expects work to begin on a major gas-fired power plant next year, which will be constructed with the expectation of a 220-kilometer (135-mile) pipeline also being built, Bloomberg reported.

Dakota Natural Gas Expanding Access with Pipeline Project

Dakota Natural Gas completed construction of its 35-mile pipeline to deliver natural gas from Viking pipeline in Minnesota, which will help the company provide natural gas to hundreds of new customers in North Dakota.

Russia Urges Germany to Expedite Nord Stream 2 Certification

Russia's representative to the European Union urged the German authorities to certify the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline ahead of the Feb. 8 deadline, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday.

Enterprise’s Baymark Ethylene Pipeline Mechanically Complete, Being Commissioned

The pipeline, which is intended to extend Enterprise’s ethylene pipeline and logistics system further into south Texas, starts in the Bayport area of southeast Harris County and extends about 90 miles to Markham, Texas.

Nord Stream 2 Fills First Line with Gas Ready for Export

The operator of the Russia-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline on the bed of the Baltic Sea said the first of the project's two lines has been filled with so-called technical gas, while still awaiting clearance to start sales to Europe.

Germany's Nord Stream 2 Gatekeeper: The Long Road Until Gas Flows

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is completed and ready to pump Russian gas to Europe, but nothing is flowing yet because it is still awaiting clearance from Germany's energy regulator.

Navigator Approved to Develop, Construct Heartland Greenway Pipeline System in Midwest

Navigator CO2 Ventures announced that because of commitments received during its binding open season, it has obtained the necessary board approvals to proceed with its proposed carbon capture pipeline system.

Air Products Planning $4.5 Billion Blue Hydrogen Clean Energy Complex in Louisiana

Air Products will construct a manufacturing complex to produce more than 750 MMcf/d of blue hydrogen, with carbon dioxide from the manufacturing process captured and permanently sequestered.

Piñon Midstream’s Dark Horse Carbon Capture Facility, Pipelines in Service

Piñon Midstream announced its greenfield sour gas treating and carbon capture facility and its associated pipelines, compressor stations, and acid gas sequestration infrastructure were placed into service.

EPIC Y-Grade Completes NGL, Ethane Pipeline System from Corpus Christi to Sweeny, Texas

EPIC Y-Grade announced the completion of its 165-mile pipeline from the EPIC Robstown, Texas, fractionation complex, to the Sweeny fractionation and storage complex, which includes Phillips 66 and Chevron Phillips Chemical.

Spotlight on Natural Gas Expansion

TC Energy’s Projects Should Expand Gulf Coast Access and USD Partners Add Connectivity at Stroud Terminal.

Alaska Says its Planned LNG Project will Help Asia Cut Carbon Emissions

Alaska Gasline Development Corp. said that its proposed liquefied natural gas export project would reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Asia by allowing power generators to use a cleaner fuel than coal.

Russia Says Nord Stream 2 Clearance May Cool Gas Prices in Europe

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said that certification of the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline, which expects clearance from a Germany's regulator, could cool soaring European gas prices.

U.S. Northeast Update: Appalachian Basin Gas Production Still Outpacing Pipeline Construction

The Northeast power grid is the most natural gas-dependent of all U.S. regions, and the Appalachian Basin is setting record highs for gas production. But pipeline construction and expansion projects have failed to keep up.

Gazprom's Nord Stream 2 Can Challenge EU Rules, EU Court Adviser Says

Gazprom's Swiss unit can challenge an EU gas rule that requires gas producers to be separate companies from those that control the pipeline, an adviser to the EU's top court said on Wednesday.

Germany Seeks Competition Assurances Over Nord Stream 2 Gas Link

Germany's energy regulator said the pipeline must show it would not break competition rules by limiting which suppliers used it and could face a fine if it started pumping Russian gas to Germany without securing approvals.

Canada Formally Invokes 1977 Pipeline Treaty with US Over Line 5 Dispute

Canada formally invoked a 1977 treaty with the United States to request negotiations over Enbridge Inc.'s Line 5 pipeline, escalating a long-running dispute over one of Canada's major oil export pipelines.

Russia's Gazprom Starts Transport Gas Via TurkStream, Awaits Nord Stream 2 Approval

Russia's Gazprom said it has started transporting gas to Hungary and Croatia on Friday via the TurkStream pipeline.

Kinetrex Energy and Wabash Valley Power Announce Construction on 3 RNG Facilities

The new RNG facilities are designed to capture methane produced from landfills and convert that methane into pipeline-quality natural gas.

Lebanon to Get Egyptian Gas via Pipeline in Plan to Ease Crisis

Egyptian natural gas travels by pipeline to Lebanon via Jordan and Syria to boost its electricity output under a plan agreed to by the four governments to ease a crippling power crisis.