Pipeline Business

The Netherlands and North Sea (© Shutterstock/Captian.N)
The Netherlands and North Sea (© Shutterstock/Captian.N)

ExxonMobil, Neptune, Rosewood, and EBN Collaborate on L10 Carbon Capture and Storage

Neptune Energy, Rosewood Exploration Ltd, EBN Capital BV, and ExxonMobil subsidiary XTO Netherlands Ltd last week, announced signing a cooperation agreement to progress L10 large-scale offshore carbon capture and storage project in the Dutch North Sea.

Philippe Guldemont & logo of The Sniffers (© The Sniffers)
Philippe Guldemont & logo of The Sniffers (© The Sniffers)

Philippe Guldemont appointed as Managing Director of The Sniffers, an Intero-owned company

The Sniffers, the global service provider in emission management and pipeline integrity programs, announces the appointment of Mr. Philippe Guldemont as Managing Director effective as of June 7th 2022.

Europe Russia pipeline with a knot (© Shutterstock/YAKOBCHUK V)
Europe Russia pipeline with a knot (© Shutterstock/YAKOBCHUK V)

Rumblings About Putin Cutting Europe Completely Off From Its Natural Gas

Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), has warned Europe to prepare immediately for Russia to turn off all gas exports to the region this coming winter. He called on the Europeans to reduce demand and keep nuclear power plants open.

Flag of Turkey (© Shutterstock/Pavlo Lys)
Flag of Turkey (© Shutterstock/Pavlo Lys)

Turkey Lays the first Pipes to Begin Pumping Black Sea Gas in Q1 of 2023

Turkey has laid the first pipes for the undersea pipeline network to transport onshore natural gas from the Black Sea to help slash the country’s dependence on energy imports. The pipelaying exercise which took place, which took place on Monday, June 13, via a video link, was witnessed by The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Flags of Egypt and Lebanon (© Shutterstock/Maksym Kapliuk)
Flags of Egypt and Lebanon (© Shutterstock/Maksym Kapliuk)

Egypt to Supply Natural Gas to Lebanon With 20 Year Old Arab Pipeline

After months of deliberation and delays Lebanon will sign a final agreement to import yearly 650 million cubic meters of natural gas from Egypt to its energy poor country on 21 June 2022.  

Mention of the project was first made in these pages on 9 October 2021.

Close-up on Euro notes (© Shutterstock/Valentin Si)
Close-up on Euro notes (© Shutterstock/Valentin Si)

Russian Windfall As Oil and Gas Exports Top 93 Billion Euros During Ukraine War

The Center for Research on Energy and Clean Air has compiled a detailed dataset of pipeline and seaborne trade in Russian fossil fuels during the first 100 days of Putin's War of Aggression in Ukraine. It has found that exports of fossil based fuels soared to 93 billion euros in toto.  

Entrance to the University of Stavanger
Entrance to the University of Stavanger

Researchers Run the First Gas Turbine Propelled by Pure Hydrogen

Researchers from the University of Stavanger operate heat and electricity-producing micro gas plant in South-West Norway using the first-ever gas turbines. The gas turbine also supplies hot water for heating the laboratory buildings in the surrounding area.

Court gavel infront of the Australian flag (© Shutterstock/Zerbor)
Court gavel infront of the Australian flag (© Shutterstock/Zerbor)

Aboriginal People Sue To Stop Undersea Pipeline Project in Australia

Indigenous Australians are filing a lawsuit to stop Santos, Ltd., an Australian oil and gas exploration and production company, from developing the $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off the coast of northern Australia.  The traditional landowners said they were not consulted about the drilling activities.

A pipeline in the Australian Outback (© Shutterstock/Anne Greenwood)
A pipeline in the Australian Outback (© Shutterstock/Anne Greenwood)

Work Started on Northern Goldfields Interconnect Gas Pipeline in the Outback of Australia

The construction of the 580 kilometers pipeline in Western Australia has started. The $460 million worth of pipeline will transport natural gas from the Perth basin to resources projects in the state’s Goldfield.

Nigeria on the Map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)
Nigeria on the Map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)

Nigeria Signals Its Intent To Build A 5660-km Gas Pipeline To Europe

Nigerian state oil firm Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has received a green light from the Nigerian government to go forward with the signing of a memorandum of understanding on the construction of a 5660-km gas pipeline via Morocco to Europe.

Europe Russia pipeline with a knot (© Shutterstock/YAKOBCHUK V)
Europe Russia pipeline with a knot (© Shutterstock/YAKOBCHUK V)

Russian Gas Exports to Europe Plunge

The first five months of this year witnessed Gazprom delivering substantially less gas to foreign destinations than in the previous year.  27.6 percent or 23.2 billion cubic meters of gas, to be precise.

At the same time, Gazprom transported more gas than previously to China through the Power of Siberia pipeline.  The concern did not mention any numbers.