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Czechs Ready to Invest in Upgrading Key Pipeline to Replace Russian Oil

The Czech Republic is ready to raise its stake in a key pipeline and invest to increase its capacity and bring an end to the country's partial dependence on Russian oil, Industry and Trade Minister Jozef Sikela said on Friday.

Plains All American Raises 2022 Profit Forecast as Permian Ramps Up

Plains All American Pipeline LP raised its profit forecast for the year by 3.4% on Wednesday, partly as higher oil and gas prices are expected to boost production and volumes shipped on pipelines from the top U.S. shale field.

Energy Transfer Announces Higher Transportation Volumes for Q1 2022

Energy Transfer LP had higher transportation volumes across all of its segments for the first quarter of 2022 and completed construction on the final phase of its Mariner East project, the company said in its first quarter earnings release on Wednesday.

Guyana, Exxon Discuss Pipeline to Bring Natural Gas Ashore - Minister

Guyana has started discussions with Exxon Mobil Corp. to build a more than 120-mile (190-km) natural gas offshore pipeline, Natural Resources Minister Vickram Bharrat said on Tuesday at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston.

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.

Nigeria Oil Minister Says Russia Interested in Gas Pipeline to Morocco

Russia has expressed interest in investing in the Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project that has been on the cards since 2016/ Besides linking the two countries, the 5,660 km (3,517 miles) pipeline is also expected to connect some other African countries to Europe.

Energy Transfer to Supply LNG to SK Gas in 18-Year Deal

Energy Transfer LP has executed a long-term sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with SK Gas Trading LLC for the supply of 0.4 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG from Energy Transfer’s Lake Charles LNG export facility.

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.

NextDecade Executes 15-Year US LNG Deal with France’s Engie

NextDecade Corp. announced the execution of a 15-year sale and purchase agreement with Engie SA for the supply of LNG from NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG export project (RGLNG) in Brownsville, Texas.

Gazprom Has Not Booked Capacity Via Yamal Pipeline for Q3

Russian gas giant Gazprom has not booked any gas transit capacity via the Yamal-Europe pipeline for the third quarter, Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing the latest auction results on the GSA Platform.

Enterprise Products Sees Volumes Rise 16% on Crude Pipeline

Enterprise Products Partners' reported volumes climbed 16% on its Midland-to-ECHO pipeline, which transports crude from the heart of the Permian basin to Enterprise's ECHO terminal in Houston.

Origin Energy's Revenue from APLNG Project Jumps 78% on Strong Prices

Australia's Origin Energy posted a 78% jump in third-quarter revenue on Friday from its stake in the Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) project due to higher spot LNG prices and realized oil prices.

Portugal Plans to Use Sines Port for Shipping LNG to Europe

Portugal plans to double the capacity at Sines port to handle LNG tankers and transfer the LNG on smaller vessels to European countries dependent on piped gas from Russia.

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.

Uniper Sees Russian Gas Imports as Safe Despite Supply Stop to Poland, Bulgaria

Uniper sees Russian gas flows into Germany as secure for now despite a halt in supplies to Poland and Bulgaria as transit volumes headed elsewhere would be unaffected, Germany's top importer of Russian gas said on Wednesday.

Anaergia Commissions First of Seven Renewable Natural Gas Facilities in Italy

Anaergia Inc. has commissioned its Easy Energia Ambiente facility on Wednesday in Pontinia, Italy. The facility will convert food waste diverted from landfills into renewable natural gas that will be injected into the region’s gas pipelines.

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.

Argentina Seeking $10 Billion Investment to Jump-Start LNG Exports

Argentina, battling a deep and costly energy deficit, is looking to attract some $10 billion in private investment to help it jump-start exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by 2027.

TES Commences LNG Open Season at Wilhelmshaven Green Energy Hub

Tree Energy Solutions has commenced an open season to fast-track LNG imports into Europe through its Wilhelmshaven regasification terminal. It will offer direct access to an extensive gas pipeline network at Etzel with proximity to the Groningen gas grid infrastructure.

Russia Cuts Natural Gas to Poland, Bulgaria, Taking Aim at European Economies

Russia halted gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland on Wednesday for rejecting its demand for payment in rubles, taking direct aim at European economies in its toughest retaliation so far against international sanctions over the war in Ukraine.

Activists Turn Off German Oil Pipelines in North Sea Drilling Protest

German climate activists turned off crude oil pipelines at five locations on Wednesday, demanding the country look for other ways to reduce its dependence on Russian gas than starting new fossil fuel-based infrastructure projects such as deep-sea drilling.

Poland: Russia Threatened to Halt Yamal Pipeline Gas Wednesday

Gazprom said it will halt natural gas supplies along the Yamal pipeline from Wednesday morning, Poland's PGNiG said, although the Polish government said it had sufficient reserves.

Gazprom May Lose a Third of Its Gas Exports to Europe in 2022 — Analysts

Gazprom's gas exports to Europe could fall by around a third this year due to the crisis in Ukraine, rivalry with LNG, and plans to switch to ruble payments, analysts said.

Shell in Talks with Chinese Firms to Sell Stake in Russian Gas Project

Energy giant Shell is in talks with some Chinese companies to sell its stake in a major Russian gas project amid sanctions imposed on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine.

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.

Moldova Pays Russia's Gazprom in Full for April Gas Supplies

Moldova has paid Russian gas producer Gazprom in full for its gas consumption in April, the head of state energy firm Moldovagaz Vadim Ceban said.

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.

Exxon Mobil May Completely Withdraw from Russia by June 24 — Sources

Exxon Mobil is considering a complete withdrawal from Russia by June 24, following the U.S. group's decision back in March to exit from its oil and gas operations in the country.

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.