Projects

Equitrans on Track to Finish $6.6 Billion Mountain Valley Gas Pipeline in 2023

U.S. energy company Equitrans Midstream Corp. said on Tuesday the venture building the Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia still expects to complete the $6.6 billion project in the second half of 2023.

Senator Manchin Secures Future of Mountain Valley Pipeline Project

Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Manchin has secured a commitment from President Joe Biden, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to allow the Mountain Valley Pipeline to be completed, his office told a CBS affiliate on Monday.

Enbridge Set to Invest $1.5 Billion in Pacific Energy's Woodfibre LNG Project

Canada's Enbridge Inc. said on Friday it will invest $1.5 billion in the joint construction and operation of the Woodfibre LNG project and also said it will spend an additional $2.1 billion on new projects, including expansions of its British Columbia and Texas gas pipeline systems.

CapturePoint Submits Proposal to Build Carbon Capture Facility in Louisiana

Privately-backed CapturePoint LLC has applied to build a carbon capture storage facility in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, roughly 90 miles north of Lafayette, according to a filing with the Environmental Protection Agency.

TC Energy Hikes 416-Mile Gas Pipeline Cost 70% to Nearly $9 Billion

TC Energy Corp. said it expects its Coastal GasLink pipeline project to cost $8.72 billion, nearly 70% higher than initially budgeted. First announced in 2018, the 416-mile pipeline is being built to transport natural gas across Canada.

Pipeline Operator TC Energy Beats Quarterly Profit, Reports Coastal GasLink 70% Done

Canadian pipeline operator TC Energy beat quarterly profit estimates on Thursday, adding that its 670-km Coastal GasLink project is about 70% complete, with mechanical in-service expected by the end of 2023.

Algeria, Niger and Nigeria Sign Deal for $13 Billion Saharan Gas Pipeline

Algeria, Nigeria and Niger have signed a memorandum of understanding to build a natural gas pipeline across the Sahara Desert, Algeria's energy minister said on Thursday.

Shell Delivers Final Greenlight to Jackdaw Gas Project in North Sea

Shell Plc said on Monday it had made a final investment decision to develop the Jackdaw gas field in the British North Sea, which is expected to come online in the mid-2020s and could provide 6% of U.K. gas output.

Brazil's Unigel Secures $120 Million Investment for Green Hydrogen Project

Brazilian chemical maker Unigel has announced plans to build a green hydrogen plant in the northeastern state of Bahia and has secured an initial investment of $120 million, with the goal of making it one of the largest of its kind in the world.

Sempra, Mexico Team Up to Build Gas Infrastructure, Restore 500-Mile Sonora Pipeline

Sempra Energy and Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission have signed deals to further develop gas infrastructure projects, including a possible LNG terminal in Oaxaca and restoring service at the Guaymas-El Oro pipeline in Sonora.

Delfin Asks FERC for Extension on US Gulf of Mexico LNG Export Project

U.S. LNG developer Delfin LNG has asked federal regulators to extend the amount of time it has to put the onshore part of its proposed Gulf of Mexico floating LNG export project off Louisiana into service until September 2023.

FERC Reviewing $160 Million Ohio Valley Connector Expansion

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a notice that it will conduct an environmental review of Equitrans’ Ohio Valley Connector Expansion (OVCX) project, a regulatory hurdle that if passed will bring the project closer to receiving authorization.

Germany Plans to Build Fifth Floating LNG Terminal by Year End

A fifth floating LNG terminal, to be located about 250 km (155 miles) north of Berlin, will be built by a private consortium, in addition to the four already planned by the government, the country's economy ministry said on Tuesday.

EverGen Infrastructure Buys 67% Interest in Alberta-based RNG Facility

EverGen Infrastructure Corp. said it has completed the acquisition of a 67% interest in Grow the Energy Circle Ltd., an Alberta-based renewable natural gas (RNG) facility.

ConocoPhillips Buys 30% Stake in Sempra's Port Arthur LNG Project

ConocoPhillips on Thursday agreed to take a 30% stake in Sempra Energy's proposed Port Arthur, Texas, LNG plant, advancing the long-delayed gas export project.

European Commission Proposes Azerbaijan Gas Deal, Pipeline Expansion

The European Commission has proposed to EU countries a deal with Azerbaijan to increase imports of natural gas and support the expansion of a pipeline to do this, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.

Siemens Energy to Power Low-Emission LNG Facility in Canada

Siemens Energy has been selected as the single solution supplier for the all-electric Woodfibre LNG project in British Columbia, Canada, the company said on Tuesday.

Trans-Foreland Pipeline Seeks Extension for Alaska LNG Import Project

Marathon Petroleum Corp.'s Trans-Foreland Pipeline Co. unit said it has yet to make a final investment decision to build the project because the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine have worsened economic and logistical conditions.

Nigeria On Board with Morocco-to-Europe Gas Pipeline

Vaca Muerta Gas Pipeline Targets 25% Capacity Growth, Much-Delayed Iran-Oman Pipeline Project Back on Track, 105-Mile Genesis Deep-Water Pipeline Expected by 2025, UGI to Fully Fund for RNG Projects in South Dakota, Nigeria On Board with Morocco-to-Europe Gas Pipeline and more.

Biden Administration Issues Options for ConocoPhillips’ Alaska Oil Drilling Project

The Biden administration on Friday outlined several options for the development of ConocoPhillips' planned $6 billion Willow oil and gas project in Alaska, including a proposal to build up to five drill sites, dozens of miles of roads, seven bridges and pipelines.

Michigan Regulators Request More Information on Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline Tunnel Project

State of Michigan regulators on Thursday ordered Canada's Enbridge Inc. to file additional information on safety and engineering for its proposed Line 5 oil pipeline tunnel, describing Enbridge's current application as "deficient."

ICGB Completes Greece-Bulgaria Natural Gas Pipeline

Greece and Bulgaria on Friday marked the completion of the 180-km (112-mile) pipeline between the two countries which they hope can contribute to ending Europe's dependence on Russian gas.

Argentina’s Gas Pipeline Project Receives Backing, Enters Construction Phase

Argentina will take a key step on Friday in the construction of a major new natural gas pipeline for its huge Vaca Muerta shale formation, vital to helping the South American country reverse a deep energy deficit that is costing it billions of dollars.

FERC Suspends Schedule for Venture Global’s Gas Plant, Pipeline Project in Louisiana

The U.S. energy regulator has suspended the environmental review schedule for Venture Global LNG's proposed CP2 LNG export plant and pipeline in Louisiana.

Russia Seizes Control of Sakhalin-1 Oil and Gas Project

A senior Russian lawmaker said on Thursday that Moscow would take control of the Sakhalin-1 oil and gas project in which Exxon Mobil, Japan's SODECO and India's ONGC Videsh are partners, a week after taking over the neighboring Sakhalin-2.

Shell Begins Construction on Renewable Hydrogen Project in Netherlands

Shell Plc said on Wednesday it would start building a renewable hydrogen plant in the Netherlands, which according to the energy giant will be Europe's largest once it is operational in 2025.

New Fortress Agrees to Expand Supply of Natural Gas to Baja, Build LNG Hub Offshore GOM

New Fortress Energy Inc. has entered into an agreement with Comisión Federal de Electricidad to expand the supply of natural gas to Baja California Sur and build a new LNG hub in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM).

Shell Joins Qatar's LNG Expansion Mega-Project

QatarEnergy on Tuesday signed a deal with Shell for the Gulf state's North Field East expansion, the first phase of the world's largest LNG project, following agreements with TotalEnergies, Exxon, ConocoPhillips and Eni.

China Port Group Starts Pumping Crude Oil into New 230-Mile Pipeline

China's Yantai Port Group started on Monday pumping oil into a newly expanded crude oil pipeline that connects the port of Yantai to a group of independent refineries in the country's refining hub Shandong, state media reported on Tuesday.

US Grants NFG 35-Month Extension to Build Northern Access Natural Gas Pipeline

U.S. regulators have given National Fuel Gas Co. (NFG) more time to build its proposed Northern Access natural gas pipeline project in Pennsylvania and New York.