Projects

Marcellus, Utica Operators Post Victories, Recalibrate

To be sure, it has not been an easy road, but of all the projects that have been completed this year, the Mariner East system may be midstream’s most satisfying – it certainly has been for those in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays of Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.

Freeport LNG Seeks Extension to Build 4th Liquefaction Train at Texas Plant

Freeport LNG has asked federal regulators to extend the amount of time it has to construct a fourth liquefaction train at its export plant in Texas until August 2028.

Kinder Morgan’s Gulf Coast Pipeline Launches Open Season for Expansion Project

Gulf Coast Express Pipeline LLC has launched an open season to solicit commitments for an expansion project on its system, which will increase natural gas deliveries from the Permian Basin to South Texas markets.

Chevron Says World's Largest Carbon Capture Project Has 'A Ways to Go' to Meet Goals

Chevron Corp.'s Gorgon carbon capture and storage project in Australia is working at only half its capacity nearly three years after starting up and the company has no timeframe for delivering on targets.

Latest Venture Global LNG Deals Advance Second Louisiana Facility

The long-term supply deals struck this week with Exxon and Petronas by Venture Global LNG put its second Louisiana LNG facility on the verge of construction and financing approval.

Technip, Saulsbury Win Contract for Exxon Mobil Carbon Capture Expansion Project

Technip Energies and Saulsbury Industries have been awarded a contract for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) to expand the carbon capture and storage at Exxon Mobil’s LaBarge, Wyoming facility.

Snam Signs Deal to Study Spain-Italy Gas Pipeline

Italian gas group Snam has agreed with Spain's Enagas to explore the construction of an offshore pipeline between the two countries, as Europe scrambles to diversify its energy supply mix and wean itself off Russian gas.

Ottawa Approves $7.7 Billion Loan Guarantee for Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Canada's government-owned Trans Mountain Corp. has secured C$10 billion ($7.7 billion) in financing to help cover the expansion of a pipeline that will bring more crude from landlocked Alberta to the Pacific Coast.

Enbridge, Humble Midstream to Develop Low-carbon Hydrogen, Ammonia Export Facilities

Enbridge Inc. and Humble Midstream LLC have announced the joint development and marketing of a low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia production and export facility which will be located at the Enbridge Ingleside Energy Center, near Corpus Christi, Texas.

VVC Increases Natural Gas Production Capabilities with New Seven-mile Pipeline

VVC has expanded its natural gas production capabilities with the installation of seven miles of new pipeline, which will transport gas produced by the company’s natural gas wells to the Tumbleweed Midstream Ladder Creek Pipeline.

$21 Million Investment Secured to Complete Mountain Valley Pipeline

$21 Million Investment Secured to Complete Mountain Valley Pipeline, Italy’s Draghi Discussed Idea of Italy–Spain Pipeline with Counterpart, Texas Pipeline Company Max Energy Purchases Southcross Gas Pipeline and more.

Williams Secures Tieback Deal for Deepwater GOM Connector Pipeline

Williams has secured another tieback to Discovery’s Keathley Canyon Connector (KCC) pipeline, providing deepwater natural gas infrastructure services to operator LLOG Exploration Offshore LLC for its new Salamanca development in the Keathley Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico.

Genesis to Build 105-Mile Pipeline to Expand Footprint in Deepwater GoM

Genesis Energy will boost its footprint in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico by expanding an existing pipeline system and building a new 105-mile pipeline called SYNC.

Greece, Bulgaria to Build New LNG Terminal to Help Cut Reliance on Russia

A new LNG facility to be built off the northern Greek port of Alexandroupolis and carry gas to the shore via a 28-km long pipeline is expected to help create a new gas route for Europe and cut reliance on Russian gas.

MPLX to Move Forward with Permian, Bakken Pipeline Expansion Projects

MPLX LP will advance projects focused on expansions and reducing bottlenecking on its crude and natural gas long-haul pipelines in the Permian and Bakken, starting with the 450-mile Whistler pipeline that transports from the Permian to South Texas.

Chesapeake Utilities to Construct Pipeline to Serve Delaware, Maryland

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. is in the final pre-construction stage of a $6.3 million capital project where it will construct a new pipeline to extend existing infrastructure through Fenwick Island, Delaware, to northern Ocean City to serve residences and businesses.

Atlanta Gas Light to Double Capacity with Expansion of Georgia LNG Facility

Atlanta Gas Light announced plans to expand its LNG facility in Cherokee County, Georgia, by adding a second LNG tank at the location, allowing it to double its capacity and stay ahead of projected natural gas demands.

Duke Energy Invests in Two Renewable Natural Gas Projects in North Carolina

Duke Energy has invested in two new projects to convert landfill gas from two North Carolina landfills into renewable natural gas. Each project is projected to produce roughly 500,000 dekatherms of RNG each year.

DOE Issues Export Authorizations to LNG Projects in Texas, Louisiana

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued two long-term orders authorizing an additional 0.5 Bcf/d of LNG exports from two LNG export projects: Golden Pass LNG in Texas and Magnolia LNG in Louisiana.

Enterprise, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to Collaborate on Houston Area CO2 Project

Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (OLCV) and Enterprise Products Operating LLC have signed a letter of intent to work toward a potential CO2 transportation and sequestration solution for the Texas Gulf Coast.

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 in December.

S.Africa's Transnet Plans Tender for New Richards Bay LNG Terminal

South Africa's state-owned freight logistics firm Transnet said it will go to the market within weeks for a new LNG terminal to be built at the east coast Richards Bay port by 2026

Permian Highway Pipeline Launches Binding Open Season for Expansion Project

Permian Highway Pipeline has launched a binding open season to solicit commitments for an expansion project that will increase natural gas takeaway from the Permian Basin to the Gulf Coast.

TC Energy Forms Partnership to Develop Renewable Natural Gas Transportation Hubs

TC Energy and GreenGasUSA plan to develop a network of natural gas transportation hubs, including RNG. The hubs will be under development in several states along TC Energy’s 32,700-mile U.S. natural gas pipeline system.

Technip Energies Sees 'Complicated' Road Ahead for Russia's Arctic LNG 2 Project

Technip Energies expects the latest European sanctions against Russia to have a more direct impact on the execution of LNG project Arctic LNG 2.

Slovakia Says Gas Pipeline to Poland Almost Finished, Will Help Diversification

A pipeline connecting Slovakia to Poland which will allow landlocked Slovakia to tap LNG supplies is nearly complete and functional tests will start in July.

Rising Calls for US LNG to Revive Stalled Export Projects, But at Higher Costs

Soaring demand for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) as buyers steer clear of Russian fuel is putting some long-stalled U.S. export projects back on track.

Portuguese-Danish-Dutch Consortium Plans $1.1 Billion Hydrogen Plant in Sines

Portuguese project developer Madoqua Renewables, Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Dutch firm Power2X plan to invest 1 billion euros ($1.09 billion) in a green hydrogen plant in Portugal.

Catalan Leader Confident MidCat Gas Pipeline Will Be Built This Decade

The head of the regional government of Catalonia is confident a pipeline to ship gas and potentially green hydrogen from the northeastern Spanish region to France will be built this decade.

Gas Interconnection Poland-Lithuania Pipeline Project Completed

The construction of the 508-km (315 mile) Gas Interconnection Poland-Lithuania (GIPL) pipeline has been completed, and partial capacity will be available beginning May 1, according to operator Amber Grid Corp.