Projects

WBI Energy Begins Construction on ND Natural Gas Pipeline Project

WBI Energy, a subsidiary of MDU Resources Group, began construction this week on the North Bakken Expansion project in North Dakota. This natural gas pipeline expansion will have capacity to transport 250 million cubic feet of natural gas per day from the Bakken Formation.

U.S., Germany to Announce Deal on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline in Coming Days

The United States and Germany are expected to announce a deal resolving their longstanding dispute over Russia's $11 billion Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline in coming days, sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.

NG Energy Provides Construction Update on GTX Pipeline, Facilities

The company expects SORC Ingenieria, the contractor in charge of the buildout of the gas pipeline, to complete all pipeline facilities by the end of Q3 or beginning of Q4 2021.

Tellurian’s Reduced-Emission Pipeline Should Play Role in Cleaner Energy Future

A longtime partnership with Baker Hughes should help Tellurian Inc.’s Driftwood Pipeline place a natural gas pipeline with 99% reduced carbon dioxide emissions in service in 2026.

Excelerate Energy, Snam, and Albgaz to Pursue New Gas Pipeline

Excelerate Energy, Snam S.p.A, and Albgaz Sh.a signed a Memorandum of Understanding, in Tirana, Albania, to explore potential cooperation for the construction of a natural gas pipeline from the Albanian Vlora Terminal to other natural gas infrastructure opportunities in Albania.

Nigeria Seeks $1 Billion for Key Gas Pipeline as it Awaits Chinese Lending

Nigeria is seeking $1 billion so work can continue on a gas pipeline costing up to $2.8 billion after Chinese lenders which had pledged to offer most of the funds did not disburse cash as quickly as expected.

Navigator CO2 Announces Service Provider Additions to Heartland Greenway Pipeline System

Navigator CO2 Ventures announced it has entered into contracts with three industry-leading companies to utilize their respective expertise in advancing the execution of the Heartland Greenway CO2 Pipeline Transportation and Sequestration System.

Projects July 2021

‘Critical’ Coastal GasLink Pipeline on Target for 2023, TC Energy Terminates Keystone XL Pipeline Project, Double E Pipeline Construction on Track for 2021 Startup and more

Mountain Valley Pipeline Announces Plan to Offset Carbon Impacts

Mountain Valley Pipeline announced plans that would make it one of the first interstate natural gas transmission pipelines to acquire carbon offsets for its operational emissions.

Midcoast Energy Starts Commercial Operation of Expanded CJ Express Pipeline

Siemens Energy technology will help increase the CJ Express pipeline’s transmission capacity from the East Texas supply areas to Gulf Coast demand centers to approximately 1 billion cubic feet per day.

Republic of Panama, Energy Transfer Studying Potential Trans-Panama Gateway Pipeline

The Republic of Panama and Dallas-based Energy Transfer LP announced that the parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to study the feasibility of joint participation in a proposed Trans-Panama Gateway Pipeline project.

Merkel, Biden Face Tough Talks on Russian Gas Pipeline, China

Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joe Biden will hold talks at the White House on Thursday that experts say are unlikely to yield major breakthroughs on divisive issues like a Russian gas pipeline to Germany.

Merkel Reassures Ukraine on Gas Transit Before Talks with Biden

Ukraine can be confident that Germany and the European Union will guarantee its status as a transit country for Russian gas even after the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has opened, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday.

Tellurian Terminates Total Agreement on Louisiana Driftwood LNG Plant

U.S. LNG developer Tellurian Inc said on Monday it terminated a stock purchase agreement with a unit of French energy major TotalEnergies SE related to Tellurian's proposed Driftwood LNG export plant in Louisiana.

Company Exploring Options for Potential Gas Pipeline in Virginia

Chickahominy Pipeline LLC sent letters to residents throughout five counties in Virginia seeking permission to access their property to determine the feasibility of building a 24-inch gas pipeline.

NGL Energy Partners Announce Open Season for Grand Mesa Pipeline

NGL Energy Partners announced that a binding open season began Friday for its wholly owned affiliate Grand Mesa Pipeline’s crude oil pipeline.

Remote Telemetry Units Aided in China-Russia Crude Oil Pipeline Construction

This article examines how TBox-MS Remote Telemetry Units were used in the extreme conditions of the China-Russia crude oil pipeline, which set a new record by constructing more than 800 kilometers of pipeline in 180 days, in a high latitude, extremely cold environment.

Oasis Midstream Announces Johnson's Corner Gathering Pipeline System Open Season

Oasis Midstream Partners today announced that Bighorn Devco LLC is commencing a binding open season for the Johnson's Corner Gathering System Project, a crude oil gathering pipeline system to be constructed in McKenzie County, North Dakota.

Norway’s Pipeline Sector Continues to Grow

Norway has benefited from North Sea oil and gas for over half a century. At the start of 2021, Norway was the world’s third-largest gas exporter and fifteenth biggest oil producer after Qatar, reported the BP “Statistical Review of World Energy 2020.”

Williams Announces Upstream Operator and Joint Venture in the Wamsutter Field

NGL volumes from each of the legacy upstream assets will be combined and dedicated to Williams, adding transportation volumes on Overland Pass Pipeline and Bluestem, and increasing downstream fractionation volumes at attractive rates.

Company Cancels Byhalia Connection Pipeline Project

Byhalia Connection LLC announced it is no longer pursing the Byhalia Connection construction project, which had called for the construction of an oil pipeline through southwest Tennessee and northern Mississippi.

TC Energy Files $15B NAFTA Claim Over Keystone XL Cancellation

TC Energy Corporation filed a Notice of Intent to initiate a legacy North American Free Trade Agreement claim under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to recover economic damages resulting from the revocation of the Keystone XL Project’s Presidential Permit.

U.S. House Panel Passes Amendment to Stop Sanctions Waiver on Nord Stream 2

The Biden administration could face pressure to block Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline after a House of Representatives panel this week passed an amendment seeking to repeal the U.S. State Department's ability to waive sanctions on the project.

Gazprom Holds Back Exports via Ukraine, Pressing Case for Nord Stream 2

Kremlin-controlled gas giant Gazprom has held off from booking additional capacity for gas supplies via Ukraine to meet surging demand in recent months, sending a clear sign it is waiting for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to be commissioned, analysts said.

Delfin Seeks Another Year to Build its Louisiana Floating LNG Project

U.S. LNG developer Delfin LNG asked federal energy regulators for a third extension until September 2022 to bring into service the onshore facilities of its proposed floating LNG export plant off the coast of Louisiana.

Brightmark Breaks Ground on Three Renewable Natural Gas Projects in Michigan

Brightmark, a waste solutions provider, today broke ground on three renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in Michigan. The projects are owned by and will be operated through subsidiaries of Brightmark RNG Holdings, a partnership with Chevron U.S.A.

Eyeing Asian Market, Ecuador Begins Crude Exports in Larger Vessels

Ecuador for the first time exported a cargo of one of its flagship crudes, Oriente, aboard a very large crude carrier following an upgrade to a terminal that the South American country hopes will help it boost exports to Asia.

U.S. Supreme Court Backs PennEast Pipeline in New Jersey Land Dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of a consortium of energy companies including Enbridge Inc seeking to seize land owned by New Jersey to build a $1 billion natural gas pipeline despite the state's objections.

Germany, U.S. Seek to Resolve Nord Stream 2 Dispute by End August

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Friday said he had a productive meeting with U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, and both countries were committed to resolving a dispute over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline by the end of August.

Southwest Gas Begins RNG Projects to Provide Clean Energy to Customers

Southwest Gas is actively working with RNG developers to interconnect various RNG projects across company service areas with Southwest Gas' facilities. There are four projects in Arizona and one in California that are approved and will take RNG to market shortly.