Pipeline Business

Gazprom Finds Another Way to Disrupt the European Gas Market (© Shutterstock/A08)
Gazprom Finds Another Way to Disrupt the European Gas Market (© Shutterstock/A08)

Gazprom Finds Another Way to Disrupt the European Gas Market

Displaying increasingly erratic behavior, Russian gas giant Gazprom this week suddenly and significantly increased pressure in the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod pipeline that delivers Russian gas to Europe.  There was no prior notice.

Award winning HDD rig by STREICHER (© STREICHER)
Award winning HDD rig by STREICHER (© STREICHER)

Different awards for fully electric driven horizontal drilling rig of STREICHER

The first fully electric driven horizontal drilling rig, the HDD80-E of STREICHER has recently won two awards: German Innovation Award 2022 (category Machines & Engineering) and Red Dot Award 2022 (category Product Design).

Flags of the EU and Russia (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)
Flags of the EU and Russia (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)

Gas Flows To Germany Resume in Nord Stream 1

Nord Stream 1 operator, Gazprom, has begun to ship reduced amounts of gas through Nord Stream 1 now that maintenance work has ended after a 10 day hiatus.  There was a collective sigh of relief from EU countries, as there had been concerns across the region that there could be a complete shutdown of gas supplies via the pipeline.

Flag of India (© Shutterstock/Marques)
Flag of India (© Shutterstock/Marques)

DNV Collaborates With PIL to Integrate Hydrogen into PIL’s Gas Network Asset in India

DNV, an independent energy expert and assurance provider, will collaborate with Pipeline Infrastructure Limited (PIL) to integrate blended hydrogen into PIL’s India-based gas trunkline asset, including transmission pipeline, spur lines and interconnect, compressor, valve, and metering stations and equipment.

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at a press conference in 2015 (© Shutterstock/360b)
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at a press conference in 2015 (© Shutterstock/360b)

Natural Gas And Hydrogen Highlight The Revamped German - Egyptian Relationship

On the occasion of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue, launched in 2010, after the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference and held annually ever since, President el - Sisi of Egypt met with Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany over the weekend to discuss ways of strengthening energy cooperation between the two countries.

Close-up on 2000 Rubel notes on a table (© Shutterstock/Evdokiy)
Close-up on 2000 Rubel notes on a table (© Shutterstock/Evdokiy)

CPC Pipeline Operations Will Not Be Halted

An earlier ruling of a district court in the Russian Federation to suspend Caspian Pipeline Consortium's operations because of alleged oil spills was overturned by a higher appellate court and leveled instead a fine of 200,000 rubles ($3,300).

Gas pipeline from Russia to the European Union (© Shutterstock/Designbek)
Gas pipeline from Russia to the European Union (© Shutterstock/Designbek)

Nord Stream 1: Russian Foreign Ministry Implies Gas Will Flow Once Turbine Is Returned

With Nord Stream 1 in the throes of its annual check up and Europeans wondering if gas transmission will resume after the final examination, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that the future of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline to Germany would depend on gas demand in Europe and Western sanctions against Russia.

Equipment of an old gas station in Ukraine (© Shutterstock/A08)
Equipment of an old gas station in Ukraine (© Shutterstock/A08)

Gas Pipelines Target of Russia's War In Ukraine

The increasingly long and protracted Russian war of aggression in Ukraine entered a new phase this past week when Russian shelling in the Zaporizhzhia region of eastern Ukraine damaged a gas pipeline that fed 17 Gas Distribution Stations (GDS) and 100 thousand consumers in Melitopol, Energodard, Dniprorudne, and other towns.

Pipeline in the with refinery in the background (© Shutterstock/Kodda)
Pipeline in the with refinery in the background (© Shutterstock/Kodda)

"The Problem Is Not Gas. The Problem is Not Enough Pipelines."

"There is actually a surplus of natural gas" distributed around the world, says Tagesschau, a German national and international television news service produced by the editorial staff of ARD-aktuell on behalf of the German public-service television network ARD.  The problem is a simple one ~ we can't get to the gas, as gas, in contrast to oil, is difficult to transport.

Pipelines between Russia and Europe (© Shutterstock/vchal)
Pipelines between Russia and Europe (© Shutterstock/vchal)

Nord Stream 1 Shuts Down ~ Canada to Send Repaired Turbine

Today, 11 July, Gazprom will turn the spigot stopping all gas flows through Nord Stream 1 to Germany.  The reason, as explained last week in the PTJ, is Nord Stream 1's annual maintenance work that will last until 21 July.

Logo of ILF Consulting Engineers (© ILF Consulting Engineers)
Logo of ILF Consulting Engineers (© ILF Consulting Engineers)

ILF To Carry Out Project Management Consulting For Nigeria-Morocco Transboundary Pipeline

Ingenieurgemeinschaft Lässer-Feizlmayr, better known by its acronym ILF, an international engineering and consulting firm with 45 offices located across five continents, has been commissioned with its Munich office and joint venture partner DORIS Group to carry out the project management consulting (PMC) for the FEED phase II of the more than 6000-km Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP), the sec

Court gavel on the Russian flag (© Shutterstock/Serhii Yevdokymov)
Court gavel on the Russian flag (© Shutterstock/Serhii Yevdokymov)

Russian Court Orders Halt to Caspian Oil Pipeline, but Exports Still Flow

A Russian court has ordered the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC), one of the world’s largest pipelines that take oil from Kazakhstan to the Black Sea, to suspend its activities for 30 days, adding to global concern over oil supplies.