Projects

Chevron Launches its First Carbon Offset Project in Louisiana

The St. Charles Parish cypress reforestation project is expected to generate carbon offsets that could both help offset Chevron’s carbon emissions.

Gas Flows Via Yamal-Europe Pipeline Fall to Zero, Other Flows Steady

Physical gas flows through the Yamal-Europe pipeline at Germany's Mallnow point fell to zero on Tuesday, while Russian gas deliveries to Europe on the other two key pipeline routes were broadly steady.

CPC Pipeline Outage Forces Kazakhstan to Cut Oil Output by a Fifth

The former Soviet republic will have to cut its oil output by 320,000 bbl/d until repairs are done to fully restore capacity of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium's (CPC) Black Sea terminal.

Israel-Turkey Gas Pipeline an Option for Russia-Wary Europe — Sources

A Turkey-Israel gas pipeline is being discussed behind the scenes as one of Europe's alternatives to Russian energy supplies, but it will take complicated maneuvering to reach any deal.

Energy Transfer, ENN Sign 20-Year Deal for Lake Charles LNG

Lake Charles LNG will be constructed on the existing brownfield regasification facility and will capitalize on four existing LNG storage tanks, two deep water berths and other LNG infrastructure.

RGC Resources Secures $21 Million Investment to Complete Mountain Valley Pipeline

RGC Resources Inc., parent company to Roanoke Gas Co. and RGC Midstream LLC, closed a $21 million common stock investment by affiliates of The InterTech Group Inc.

US, German Officials to Meet This Week on LNG, Hydrogen Supplies

U.S. and German government officials will meet with energy executives in Berlin to discuss ways to boost Germany's energy supplies, as Russia's war in Ukraine ratchets up pressure on Europe to find alternate sources of energy.

Russian Gas Flows to Europe Remain Stable

Russian gas deliveries to Europe on three main pipeline routes were stable on Monday, with the Yamal-Europe pipeline continuing to flow eastwards from Germany into Poland.

Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG Facility Begins Construction

Driftwood LNG is an approximately 27.6 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) liquefaction export facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana. Phase one will include two LNG plants with an export capacity of up to 11 mtpa.

NextDecade, China’s Guangdong Ink Deal for Rio Grande LNG

Guangdong Energy will purchase up to 1.5 million tonnes per annum of LNG indexed to Henry Hub and the LNG supply will initially be from train one of Rio Grande LNG, which is expected to start commercial operations in 2026.

France Wants to Build Floating LNG Terminal at Le Havre

The French government is in talks with energy company TotalEnergies to build a floating LNG terminal in the northern port of Le Havre.

Russia-Ukraine War to Accelerate European Hydrogen Transportation Development, Strategist Says

Europe and the world in general are still in the introductory phases of a true paradigm shift with respect to the energy transition, said Jacob Shapiro, founder and chief strategist of Perch Perspectives.

FERC Slows Consideration of Climate Impact of New Gas Projects

U.S. regulators voted to seek comments on two policy statements it issued last month that provide guidance regarding the certification of interstate natural gas pipelines and consideration of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in natural gas project reviews.

U.S. Senator McConnell Asks FERC to Kill Climate Rule for Pipelines

U.S. Senator McConnell wants FERC to rescind the new rules that require pipeline project reviews to weigh the direct and indirect impacts of GHG emissions.

Major Nigerian Pipeline Vandalized by Thieves, Huge Volumes of Crude Oil Stolen

The Trans Niger Pipeline, a major pipeline crisscrossing through the creeks of the country's Niger Delta region, has been vandalized by unknown criminals who have stolen huge volumes of crude oil pumped through pipeline.

US Firms Want Pending Natgas Pipeline Projects Excluded from Emissions Rules

The greenhouse gas policy requires any project that would result in 100,000 metric tons per year of GHG emissions must complete an environmental impact statement, which analysts said was an expensive and time-consuming process.

Indigenous Australians Ask S.Korea Court to Block Loans to $3.6 Billion Gas Pipeline Project

A group of Indigenous Australians has gone to court in South Korea seeking to block the country's export credit agencies from funding a deep-sea gas pipeline for the $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.

Chesapeake Energy Eyes Greater Role in LNG Market, CEO Says

U.S. natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy is seeking to become more involved in the growing liquefied natural gas (LNG) market, CEO Nick Dell'Osso said.

Chevron 'Assessing' Status of Russian Terminal, Says Oil Pipeline Operating

Chevron holds a 15% stake in the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC), which owns a 1,510-km (938 miles) pipeline that carries about 1.2% of the world's oil from oilfields in Kazakhstan to an export terminal in Russia.

Sanctions on Russian Oil, Gas Will Hammer Global Market, Novak Says

Germany halted the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, which was designed to double the flow of Russian gas heading direct to Germany, after Russia formally recognized two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine.

Shell Signs Deal to Receive LNG at Future German Brunsbuettel Terminal

Shell has committed to booking a substantial part of a yet-to-be built landing terminal for LNG at the North Sea port of Brunsbuettel, as companies strive to lower their dependency on Russian pipeline gas.

Argentine Gas Suppliers Say New Pipeline Will Reverse Deep Energy Deficit

The pipeline is estimated to take 18 months to build with public investment of $1.59 billion and will unlock more domestic capacity from the Vaca Muerta Formation.

Italy Eying Two Floating LNG Plants to Cut Russia Gas Reliance

The units are expected to have a combined capacity of more than 10 Bcm and will be located close to existing pipeline infrastructure in the Tyrrhenian Sea and, possibly, in the Adriatic Sea.

Gasunie Talking with Germany Over Floating Terminals at New LNG Facility

Gasunie is in talks with Germany to use floating storage and regasification units in Brunsbuettel to help accelerate LNG imports as part of a plan to phase out dependence on Russian gas.

Australia's First LNG Import Terminal Seen Ready by Late-2023

Squadron Energy, the private company building Australia's first LNG import terminal, expects its Port Kembla facility in New South Wales to be ready to take its first gas shipment by the end of 2023.

Technip Energies, Greenko Partner to Accelerate Green Hydrogen Development in India

Technip Energies and Greenko ZeroC Private Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore green hydrogen project development opportunities in India.

Whiptail Midstream Acquires 525 Miles of Pipeline in San Juan Basin

Whiptail Midstream has acquired DJR Energy's oil, gas, and water gathering assets in the Gallup oil window of the San Juan Basin, doubling the company's dedicated acreage, miles of pipeline and production flowing on its assets.

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.