Pipeline Business

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Bridge with pipelines (copyright by Shutterstock/tcly)

Natural Gas And Natural Gas Pipelines To Play Critical Role In Decarbonization Transition

A just released report on the steps EU member states are taking to decarbonize their respective countries by 2050 makes clear that no one decarbonization prescription fits all countries.

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Flag of Tanzania and the national flag of Uganda (copyright by Shutterstock/esfera)

Regional Pipeline Deal Signed By Uganda and Tanzania

It is some 15 years since commercial sized crude oil deposits were discovered in Uganda near Lake Albert. During Sunday 11 April 2021, in Uganda’s state capital Kampala, Yoweri Museveni , President Samia Suluhu of Tanzania, and Patrick Pouyanne chief executive of the French oil company Total signed off on the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).

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Flag of Ireland (copyright by Shutterstock/Niyazz)

Hydrogen as energy supply is tested by Gas Networks Ireland

Ireland, like several countries in Europe including Britain, Holland and Germany faces the prospect of declining natural gas production and the need to introduce a zero-carbon energy solution by 2050. The country’s state-owned gas producer and distributor, Gas Networks Ireland is pioneering efforts to replace natural gas with green hydrogen.

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The logo of the brand RWE (copyright by Shutterstock/360b)

RWE Seeks to Bring Green Hydrogen To Europe

In yet another boost for the use of hydrogen in the German energy mix, RWE Supply & Trading has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Australian hydrogen project developer The Hydrogen Utility Pty Ltd (H2U) seeking to bring green hydrogen made in Australia to Europe.

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Logos of Nikola, OGE & IVECO (copyright by Nikola, OGE & IVECO)

Ground-Breaking Announcement: OGE, IVECO and NIKOLA will enter Hydrogen Collaboration

In a watershed development for the future of next generation hydrogen transportation in Germany and ultimately the rest of Europe,  OGE, Nikola and IVECO intend to collaborate on the deployment of a hydrogen infrastructure and fueling solution.  The collaboration will facilitate the cost-effective distribution of hydrogen from production to storage and fueling locations to serve the needs of in

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President of the USA, Joe Biden (copyright by Shutterstock/vasilis asvestas)

Biden's Infrastructure Plan Causes Mixed Reactions From Natural Gas & Oil Industry

It’s not surprising that America’s oil and gas sector is not totally enthusiastic about President Biden’s $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan which incorporates raising corporate taxes and, should it gain Congressional approval, designation of monies to facilitate the country’s transition from fossil fuels towards clean energy.

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Enbridge & TC Energy logos (copyright by Enbridge & TC Energy)

Cutting Operating Emissions From Pipelines Becomes Focus Of Enbridge And TC Energy CEOs

At April’s virtual energy symposium hosted by Scotiabank CAPP, Francois Poirier of TC Energy Corp. and Al Monaco of Enbridge Inc, heads of Canada’s leading pipeline companies announced a change in business models to contribute to the global energy transition towards cleaner fuels.

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Logo of Saudi Aramco (copyright by Shutterstock/Hyserb)

Saudi Aramco Announces Newly Formed Aramco Oil Pipelines Company

The world's largest petroleum company, Saudi Aramco, which in 2019 brought a minority share of the company on to the Saudi Tadawul Bourse in its Initial Public Offering (IPO), has taken on a consortium led by US-based EIG Global Energy Partners with a 49 percent share of the infrastructure company Aramco Oil Pipelines.

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Headquarters in Washington, DC (copyright by Shutterstock/Mark Van Scyoc)

A Change Of Course After FERC Considers Pipeline’s GHGs Significance And Climate Impacts

America’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which regulates the sale and transmission of interstate energy, has added a new greenhouse gas (GHG) assessment criterion, to its approval process for new gas pipeline projects.

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National flag of Uganda (copyright by Shutterstock/Akshay Dhameliya)

130 Million USD For A Pipeline In Uganda

Tullow Oil’s 2006 discovery of oil in western Uganda’s Lake Albert region prompted discussion of building a heated crude oil export pipeline to the Indian Ocean. For a decade discussions centred on the choice of route between a Kenyan or a Tanzanian seaport.

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Penspen logo (copyright by Penspen)

Penspen Awarded Major Pipeline Contract in Zimbabwe

Penspen, a company founded originally in the UK over 65 years ago to provide engineering, project management, asset management and integrity services to the energy industry with a particular focus on major pipeline projects around the world, has been awarded an engineering and procurement project involving the 208-km long Feruka-Harare multi-product pipeline network for Petrozim, an operator of

Mike Kirkwood at the ptc 2019 (copyright by Philip Wilson/EITEP)
Mike Kirkwood at the ptc 2019 (copyright by Philip Wilson/EITEP)

Mike Kirkwood, T.D. Williamson Director of Integrity Solutions, Named PPSA Board President

Global pipeline solutions provider T.D. Williamson (TDW), recently announced that Director of Integrity Solutions Mike Kirkwood, Ph.D., has been named president of the board of directors of the Pigging Products and Services Association (PPSA).
 

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Flag of New Zealand (copyright by Shutterstock/Carsten Reisinger)

Firstgas Group Boldly Envisions A Carbon-Free Future

Firstgas Group, a swashbuckling, innovative New Zealand gas company with over 2,500-km of high pressure transmission pipelines and 4,800-km of distribution pipelines in the North Island, has announced a zero carbon gas future for the Kiwi nation.  This is based on the results of its Hydrogen Trial Study in which gas pipelines would be de-carbonized, with hydrogen b