Projects

Germany, Qatar Discuss Long-Term Gas Deal to Reduce Russian Dependence

Germany and Qatar are negotiating a long-term energy partnership, government officials from both sides said Sunday, as Europe's biggest economy seeks to become less dependent on Russian energy sources.

Shell Releases New Plan for North Sea Gas Field Development

In the new environmental development plan of the Jackdaw field, Shell said that it aims to start production from the field, which will supply 6.5% of Britain's gas output, by Q3 or Q4 2025.

NFE Announces LNG Agreements with Venture Global LNG

New Fortress Energy Inc. has entered two 20-year sale and purchase agreements with Venture Global LNG. Under the deals, Venture Global will supply 2 MTPA of LNG on a free on board (FOB) basis from its LNG facilities in Louisiana.

Snam Working on Infrastructure Projects to Boost Gas Supplies

Snam manages some 33,000 km of pipeline in Italy and has stakes in key pipelines that brings Algerian and Azeri gas to Italy as well as the TAG pipeline that transports Russian gas.

Infrastructure Rollout Will Enable Africa to Expand LNG Exports, Meet Global Demand

An increase in investment towards infrastructure development and gas E&P activities will enable Africa to position itself as a leading LNG exporter.

Germany's E.ON Cuts Russia Exposure, Signals Nord Stream 1 Risk

E.ON has joined other energy firms in paring its Russian exposure, adding that a $1.2 billion stake it holds in the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline could lose value as a result of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine

API Launches Pipeline Facility Construction Inspection Program to Meet Industry Demand

As U.S. natural gas producers and exporters have mobilized to meet rising energy demand and U.S. LNG volumes have increased, more qualified technicians are crucial to meet safety and environmental standards.

France, Spain in Talks to Resume Construction on MidCat Gas Pipeline Project

Launched in 2013, the gas pipeline project named MidCat (Midi-Catalonia) was meant to bring gas from Algeria, a country which already supplies 11% of the gas consumed in the European Union, up to northern Europe.

Ukraine Invasion Highlights Importance of Canadian Oil, Trans Mountain Pipeline Project

The expansion project is essentially a twinning of the existing 715-mile (1,150-km) pipeline, which was built in 1953 and continues to operate safely, between Strathcona County, Alberta, and Burnaby, British Columbia.

Petrobras Receives Binding Offer for Bolivia-Brazil Gas Pipeline from EIG

Gasbol can transport up to 30 million cubic meters per day (1.1 billion cubic feet per day) of natural gas from Bolivia to consumer markets in Brazil.

Mariner East Pipeline System Expects Construction Completion This Quarter

After numerous delays and environment-related issues, Energy Transfer announced its Mariner East pipeline system is complete and commissioning is in progress.

ICGB Nears Completion on Greece-Bulgaria Pipeline

The activities on the linear part are in the final phase, the construction of the above-ground facilities is well progressing and 50% of the activities for construction of block valves have already been completed.

Essar to Build UK’s First Refinery-Based Hydrogen Furnace

Essar Oil UK, the leading UK-focused downstream energy company, announces plans to install a new $60.8 million (£45 million) furnace at Stanlow that’s capable of using hydrogen as its fuel source, which is a first for the United Kingdom.

Using Surface Loading Assessments for Third-Party Crossings

A major North American transmission pipeline operator historically had its engineering team work with its Lands Department when third-party service providers submitted a request for approval if the request included completing any activities that involved vehicles crossing a pipeline.

ASCO Awarded Logistics Contracts at Waitsia Field

Logistics management company ASCO has been awarded two, five-year contracts with Mitsui E&P Australia for storage and camp management at the company’s Stage 2 Development campaign at the Waitsia gas field project.

Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project More Than Halfway Complete

Coastal GasLink’s pipeline project is more than 57% complete overall, and more than 46% of the construction is finished, according to its monthly construction update.

Petrobras and EIG Near Deal for Bolivia-Brazil Gas Pipeline

State-run Brazilian oil company Petrobras is close to reaching an agreement to sell to U.S. private equity firm EIG Energy Partners control of a natural gas pipeline that connects Bolivia and southern Brazil.

Zambia’s Options in Growing Pipeline Market

Zambia’s national demand for petroleum products is projected to surge to more than 4.4 million tons (4 million metric tonnes) by 2030, exerting pressure on the landlocked southern Africa country to explore alternatives in fast-tracking the implementation of its medium- and long-term pipeline development plan.

Energean Enters Israeli Gas Purchase Agreement with IEC

Starting with the commencement of first gas production from Karish, the agreement will be valid for an initial one-year period with an option to extend subject to ratification by both parties.

Explorer Pipeline, U.S. Oil Complete Construction on North Dallas Pipeline Project

The recent completion of this 36-mile pipeline expansion project marks an exciting milestone for Explorer, which provides transportation service to major markets in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Illinois.

Pine Wave Energy Partners to Sell Haynesville Acreage, Gathering Assets

The sale includes approximately 12,500 net acres and 100 million cubic feet per day of net production with 18 miles of gathering pipeline in east Texas and northwest Louisiana.

Whitney Fairbanks Named President of Cameron LNG

Fairbanks spent over a decade at Hunt Oil Company, where he managed Hunt LNG Operating Company, the operator of Peru LNG, consisting of a 4.4 MTPA LNG liquefaction plant and a 400-km natural gas pipeline.

Marathon Petroleum Shuts Oil Pipeline After Leak in Illinois

The leak into the Cahokia diversion channel was first detected on Friday morning and booms were deployed to try and contain the oil, parent company Marathon Petroleum Corp. said in a statement.

Russian Gas Flows on Key Pipelines to Europe Remain Steady

Russia continued to send pipeline gas into Germany via Nord Stream 1 and Poland and into Slovakia via Ukraine at broadly unchanged levels, pipeline operator data showed.

US Ethanol Industry Banks on Carbon Capture to Solve Emissions Problem

The nascent CCS industry has been plagued by high costs and underperformance, crucial federal incentives for carbon capture are stalled in Congress, and public opposition to the pipeline infrastructure needed to transport captured gas is mounting.

Projects March 2022

Cheniere Substantially Completes Sabine Pass Train 6, US Unveils $1.15 Billion for Abandoned Oil, Gas Well Cleanup, Shell Reroutes Oil Supplies after Cyberattack on German Firm and more.

Denmark Resumes Construction of Norway-Poland Gas Link

Construction of the Danish part of Baltic Pipe, which will connect Poland to Norwegian gas fields, is resuming following a nine-month hiatus

Canada Looking at Boosting Oil Pipeline Flows to US, Says Minister

Canada is studying ways to increase pipeline utilization to boost crude exports to the U.S., with the aim of helping European countries that phase out imports of Russian oil.

CERAWeek: No Short-Term Solution for European Gas Crisis, Says Tellurian CEO

Europeans are very lucky that it was a warm winter, panelists said at a CERAWeek session on Wednesday, referring to an ongoing natural gas crisis that start long before Russia invaded Ukraine.

Cheniere and Engie Increase Volume, Extend Term of LNG Agreement

Under the agreement, Engie has agreed to purchase approximately 0.9 MTPA of LNG from Cheniere on a free-on-board basis for a term of approximately 20 years, which began in September 2021.