Projects

Summit Says Carbon Pipeline Project Has Secured 20% of Iowa Route

Summit Carbon Solutions, the developer of what would be the world's largest carbon capture project, said it has secured 20% of its pipeline route in Iowa, the state that would host the longest stretch of pipe.

ICGB Nears Completion on Greece-Bulgaria Pipeline

The construction of the Greece-Bulgaria interconnector is progressing actively, and the linear part of the pipeline is close to completion, joint venture company ICGB AD said recently.

With Leases a Key, Can the Bullishness Return?

At the November 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Scotland, President Joe Biden urged all the world’s largest nations to step up to the climate change challenges in this decade with “action and solidarity.”

Japan To Boost Investment Role in LNG Projects to Boost Offtake

Japan plans to step up its investment role in projects for LNG, to spur new development and boost fuel offtake by its companies.

Pipeline Capacity Growth Fuels Record Haynesville Gas Production

Natural gas production from the Haynesville shale reached record highs in late 2021 and remained relatively strong in early 2022 on greater takeaway capacity and demand, a new government report revealed Wednesday.

Delek Logistics Acquires Permian Basin Gathering Assets in $624.7 Million Deal

The asset base includes approximately 485 miles of pipelines, 88 million cubic feet per day of cryogenic natural gas processing capacity, 120,000 bbl of crude storage capacity and 200,000 bbl/d of water disposal capacity.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Wins Federal Approval for Stream Boring

Federal regulators approved MVP's permit request to bore under about 180 streams and wetlands it must cross to complete the 300-mile natural gas pipeline.

Dow to Buy Minority Stake in German Energy Hub Constructing LNG Terminal

The investment in Hanseatic Energy Hub GmbH comes after the Biden administration pledged the supply of 15 Bcm of LNG to the European Union this year following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

OGE Plans Pipeline Link for Wilhelmshaven LNG Terminal

Germany's biggest pipeline network operator Open Grid Europe (OGE) plans to build a 30 km (18 miles) LNG link from a planned terminal at the North Sea port of Wilhelmshaven by the end of the year.

Sempra Wins Extension to Build Pipelines in Texas, Louisiana

FERC has granted Sempra Energy an extension to build two pipelines in Texas and Louisiana to connect to a Texas LNG plant, and NextDecade Corp. is also seeking more time to build a Texas LNG project.

US Diplomat: Proposed EastMed Gas Pipeline Is Not Viable

Europe needs to swiftly find alternative sources of energy following Russia's invasion of Ukraine but a proposed pipeline taking east Mediterranean gas to the continent via Israel, Cyprus and Greece is not viable, a senior U.S. diplomat said.

Supreme Court Reinstates Trump-Era Clean Water Rule

In a 5-4 split, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily revived a Trump-era rule intended to fast-track big energy projects by limiting the states' power to curtail them under the Clean Water Act.

Midcoast Energy Explores Sale of East Texas Pipelines — Sources

Midcoast Energy operates a 3,625-mile (5,834 km) gathering and processing pipeline network that transports natural gas and natural gas liquids, as well as a marketing and logistics business, according to its website.

NextDecade Enters 20-Year LNG Sales Deal with ENN

NextDecade and China's ENN LNG have signed a 20-year sale and purchase agreement for the supply of LNG from NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG export project in Brownsville, Texas.

Greece, Cyprus, Israel Continue Work on Natgas Pipeline Projects Amid Ukraine War

Greece, Cyprus and Israel will continue working together on natural gas pipeline projects with European energy dependency a new focus because of the war in Ukraine.

ClassNK Approves J-DeEP’s Design for Floating Hydrogen Production Plant Offshore Scotland

ClassNK, a Tokyo-based ship classification society, issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a floating offshore hydrogen production plant developed by Japan Offshore Design & Engineering Platform Technology & Engineering Research Association (J-DeEP).

BP Completes $723 Million Acquisition of US Pipelines Partnership BP Midstream Partners

British oil major BP, its affiliates, and BP Midstream Partners (BPMP) announced Tuesday that a BP U.S. affiliate has completed the previously announced acquisition of all outstanding common units of BPMP.

ARM Energy Holdings, Affiliates Acquire Monument Pipeline from NextEra Energy Partners

ARM Energy Holdings LLC has acquired Houston-based natural gas pipeline Monument Pipeline LP from affiliates of NextEra Energy Partners LP. Monument is a natural gas transportation system with approximately 156 miles of pipeline.

Exxon Mobil Suspends Russian Far East LNG Project

Exxon Mobil has suspended its LNG project in Russia's Far East, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian governor as saying on Monday, after the firm announced plans to quit the country following Western sanctions.

Sempra Energy Enters Agreement for Cameron LNG Phase 2

Sempra Energy said its LNG unit has entered into an agreement with affiliates of TotalEnergies, Mitsui & Co., and Japan LNG Investment LLC to increase the capacity of its Cameron LNG Phase 2 export project in Hackberry, Louisiana.

Texas Pipeline Company Max Energy Purchases Southcross Gas Pipeline

This purchase will add another 328 miles of existing pipeline to the impressive collection of transportation, terminaling, and loading infrastructure Max is putting together on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Mexico Plans Three Gas Liquefaction Facilities, Eyes Tender Process

Mexican wants to build new gas liquefaction facilities to export excess gas and will put the plants out to tender if he does not get commitments for their construction within a month, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday.

Projects April 2022

Nord Stream 2 Owner Considers Insolvency After Pipeline Halt, Sanctions, Energy Transfer Eyes Permian Gas Pipeline, Starts Gulf Run, Gas Pipeline in Ukraine Damaged by Fighting, Local Governor Says and more.

Europe's Appetite for US Gas Fast-Tracks Two New LNG Projects

Two U.S. LNG projects took major steps toward launching this week as Russia's threats to cut energy supplies to Europe drives up demand and prices for the super-chilled fuel.

Alberta Picks Six Proposals to Develop Canada's First Carbon Storage Hubs

Canada's main oil-producing province Alberta has selected six proposals to move forward with developing Canada's first carbon storage hubs, intended to help cut climate-warming emissions by permanently sequestering them underground.

Baker Hughes to Provide Hydrogen-Ready Compressor Upgrade for Greece Pipeline

Baker Hughes has been awarded a contract to supply gas turbines and compressors that can run on a blend of natural gas and hydrogen for a new compression station of the Greek Natural Gas Transmission System.

New Fortress Seeks to Build Offshore Louisiana LNG Plant by Q1 2023

The LNG export project will be located in federal waters offshore Louisiana and will be able to export about 2.8 MTPA of LNG, or almost 0.4 Bcf/d of gas using its "Fast LNG" technology.

TotalEnergies, Sempra to Co-Develop LNG and Renewable Projects

TotalEnergies and Sempra are expanding their North American strategic alliance with the signing of two deals for the Vista Pacífico LNG export project in Mexico and the the co-development of several renewables projects.

Turkey Says Gas Pipeline with Israel Not Possible in Short Term

A potential gas pipeline project between Turkey and Israel is not possible in the short-term and building an alternative system to cut dependence on Russia will not happen quickly, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.

Italy's Draghi Discussed Idea of Italy-Spain Pipeline with Sanchez

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said he had discussed the idea of building a gas pipeline to Spain with his Spanish counterpart as part of plans to wean Europe off Russian gas.