Pipeline Business

Flag of the People's Republic of China (© Shutterstock/Tatoh)
Flag of the People's Republic of China (© Shutterstock/Tatoh)

Sinopec Builds World's Largest Solar-To-Green Hydrogen Plant With Pipelines And Storage

Chinese biggest hydrogen producer, Sinopec, started building one of the world's largest solar-to-hydrogen projects on Dec. 1, 2021. The 'world's largest' renewable solar-to-hydrogen plan, estimated to cost a whopping $470 million, will link 300 MW of PV to 20000-tonne capacity electrolysers in Xinjian by 2023.

Logos of RWE & Novatek (© RWE & Novatek)
Logos of RWE & Novatek (© RWE & Novatek)

RWE and Novatek To Cooperate on the the Decarbonization of Europe

RWE, a multinational energy company based in Essen, Germany and Novatek, the second largest natural gas producer based in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region in West Siberia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding envisaging the supply of (still to be produced)  low-carbon ammonia and hydrogen.

Progress on river diversion - Coldwater Area (© Trans Mountain)
Progress on river diversion - Coldwater Area (© Trans Mountain)

Trans Mountain Pipeline Restarted But B.C 30L Fuel-rationing Order Remains In Place

The Trans Mountain Pipeline restarted "safely" on Sunday 5, 2021, according to the company's officials, after a three-week precautionary shutdown. But the B.C government maintained the fuel-rationing order for the province's southwestern areas.

Logo of Snam (© Snam)
Logo of Snam (© Snam)

SNAM Finalizes The Deal To Secure 25% Stake In PTT Energy's 'Peace Gas Pipeline'

Snam on December 1 finalized a deal to acquire a 25% stake in the PTT Energy-owned East Mediterranean Gas Company (EMG), a press release published on the company's website revealed.

East Mediterranean Gas Company is the owner of the Arish-Ashkelon gas pipeline, which is part of the "Peace Gas Pipeline" for consideration of approximately $50 million.

 The flag of the USA (© Shutterstock/Graeme Dawes)
The flag of the USA (© Shutterstock/Graeme Dawes)

The Proposed Giant Pipeline In Midwest - A Practical Test To The Future Of Carbon Capture

Summit Carbon Solutions plans to build a 2,000-mile pipeline running through five Midwest states, including Minnesota. The prospected conduit will become the world's largest carbon dioxide pipeline, transporting the greenhouse gases responsible for global warming and climate change from dozens of biofuel plants to North Dakota for permanent underground storage.

Map of states around the southern Caspian Sea (© Shutterstock/Rainer Lesniewski)
Map of states around the southern Caspian Sea (© Shutterstock/Rainer Lesniewski)

Iran Signs Tripartite Gas Swap Deal With Neighboring Azerbaijan And Turkmenistan

Iran has signed a tripartite gas supply swap deal with its neighboring states Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, to facilitate gas flow between the two countries.  The agreement is expected to be operational at the beginning of winter, according to the Iranian oil minister, Javad Owji.

Snam Headquarters - San Donato Milanese (© Snam)
Snam Headquarters - San Donato Milanese (© Snam)

Snam To Buy Stake In Algerian Pipeline Paving Way For Africa-Europe Hydrogen Export

Italy's giant pipeline Snam (SRG.MI) agreed to buy a significant state in a giant pipeline transmitting natural gas from Algeria to Italy, in early preparation for possible hydrogen imports from Africa to Europe, Reuters reported on November 27.

Lybian national flag (© Shutterstock/Leo Altman)
Lybian national flag (© Shutterstock/Leo Altman)

Waha Oil Fields Output To Drop Following Scheduled Repair Of Libya's Key Pipeline

Libya's oil production is expected to drop as some of the oil fields at Waha go offline due to pipeline maintenance, undisclosed sources privy to the matter told spglobal.com on Thursday, November 25.

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The US and German flags (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)

Germany and the United States Cooperating To Make Nord Stream 2 Work

Behind the scenes Germany is patiently working with the United States to implement a deal allowing for the ultimate transportation of natural gas from Russia to Germany via the Nord Stream 2 subsea pipeline.

TC Energy logo at the head office in Calgary, Canada (© Shutterstock/Brett Holmes)
TC Energy logo at the head office in Calgary, Canada (© Shutterstock/Brett Holmes)

TC Energy Seeks Compensation Over Cancelled Keystone XL Pipeline Project

Calgary-based Pipeline giant TC Energy seeks to recoup the cost incurred by the now-canceled Keystone XL pipeline project.

The Canadian company had already launched an official request for arbitration in pursuit of "economic damage" compensation following President Joe Biden's decision to cancel the major pipeline project.

Steel pipes (© Shutterstock/khan3145)
Steel pipes (© Shutterstock/khan3145)

Corinth Pipeworks Wins Contract To Supply Steel Pipes For Gustorzyn - Wronow Gas Pipeline

A polish gas transmission operator GAZ-SYSTEM SA awarded Corinth Pipeworks a contract to supply enough steel pipes for the Gustorzyn - Wronow gas pipeline. The project will involve 80 kilometers of coated steel pipelines.

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

Uganda To Enact Lake Albert Pipeline Law Before 2022

Uganda anticipates a new law governing the construction and operation of a 1,445-km crude export pipeline running from Lake Albert development, paving the way for the first oil ever from the project by 2025.

Logos of DNV & Applied Risk (© DNV/Applied Risk)
Logos of DNV & Applied Risk (© DNV/Applied Risk)

DNV And Applied Risk Team Up To Defend Energy Sector Months After Colonial Pipeline Attack

An independent assurance and risk management provider, DNV, acquired one of the leading industrial cyber security specialists, Applied Risk, to help defend critical energy infrastructure and other sectors from the ever-increasing cyber threats.

TAP teams recovering artefacts from 800 meters below sea level (© TAP AG/Next Geosolutions)
TAP teams recovering artefacts from 800 meters below sea level (© TAP AG/Next Geosolutions)

Trans Adriatic Pipeline Teams Recovered 2600-Year-Old Artefacts 800 Meters Below Sea Level

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) team of experts recovered 22 important archeological objects from approximately 800 meters below sea level.

The extraordinary artifacts were recovered in the Otranto canal of the Adriatic Sea, close to the pipeline’s offshore route, on November 17, 2021, as reported in an article published on the TAP website.