Pipeline Business

Route of the TurkStream pipeline as 3D rendering (© TurkStream)
Route of the TurkStream pipeline as 3D rendering (© TurkStream)

Several Arrested in a Foiled TurkStream Pipeline Attack, According to Russia

Russia claimed on Thursday, October 13, 2022, they had arrested people in a foiled attack on a section of the TurkStream gas pipeline located in Russia's territory, Interfax reported.

Petronas Towers with Malaysia national flag (© Shutterstock/sacitarios)
Petronas Towers with Malaysia national flag (© Shutterstock/sacitarios)

Malaysias Petronas Declare Force Majeure on Gas Supply to MLNG Dua Due to Pipeline Leakage

Malaysia's integrated gas and oil company, Petronas, on October 8, 2022, declared force majeure on gas supply to Malaysia's LNG Dua liquefaction terminal due to a leakage in one of the pipelines. The leak resulted from soil movement in the vicinity of KP201, Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline, which occurred on September 21.

Norway on the map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)
Norway on the map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)

Norway Deploys A Specialist Vessel to Inspect Its Subsea Pipeline After Nord Stream Attack

After the attack on the two Nord Stream pipelines linking Germany to Russian gas, Norway deployed a specialist vessel to carry out inspections on the subsea natural gas pipeline to Germany due to safety concerns, a source privy to the project told Reuters.

Route of Nord Stream 2 (© Shutterstock/MurzilA)
Route of Nord Stream 2 (© Shutterstock/MurzilA)

Danish, Swedish and Norwegian Authorities Continue to Investigate Nord Stream Explosions

Nord Stream AG, the Switzerland-based operator of the severely - damaged Nord Stream 1 & 2 gas pipelines, has been informed by Danish, Swedish and Norwegian authorities that it cannot conduct its own investigation until the official one concludes.

Flags of France, Spain & Germany on a wall (© Shutterstock/helloRuby)
Flags of France, Spain & Germany on a wall (© Shutterstock/helloRuby)

Resurrection of 300-km MidCat Pipeline: Answer To European Energy Woes?

The German and Spanish governments held a summit meeting yesterday in the northwestern Spanish city of A Coruña to discuss European energy security in general and the resurrection of the MidCat pipeline in particular.

Yuan on the map of Africa (© Shutterstock/Oleg Elkov)
Yuan on the map of Africa (© Shutterstock/Oleg Elkov)

Chinese Firm Backs the Uganda-Tanzania Oil Pipeline Despite Fierce Opposition from EU

Uganda and Tanzania have cut through the noise to sign an agreement, marking the beginning of the construction of a 1,445-kilometre crude oil pipeline stretching from Ugandan oilfields to its neighbor, Tanzanian, via the port of Tanga.

Flags of Poland and Norway (© Shutterstock/Aritra Deb)
Flags of Poland and Norway (© Shutterstock/Aritra Deb)

Poland and Norway Launch the Baltic Gas Pipeline to Wean Off Russian Gas

Leaders of Norway, Poland, and Denmark, on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, launched the Baltic gas pipeline to help Poland and Europe reduce their long-standing dependency on Russian natural gas.

United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC (© Shutterstock/Paul Brady Photography)
United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC (© Shutterstock/Paul Brady Photography)

$6.6 Billion Mountain Valley Pipeline Still Uncertain After Inflation Reduction Act

A $6.6 billion natural gas Mountain Valley Pipeline long advocated by Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Manchin in his home state of West Virginia is facing bipartisan resistance on Capital Hill and will not be afforded preferential treatment.

Entrance to the Uniper headquarter in Dusseldorf, Germany (© Shutterstock/nitpicker)
Entrance to the Uniper headquarter in Dusseldorf, Germany (© Shutterstock/nitpicker)

Germany To Nationalize The Country's Largest Gas Importer

Germany has begun to nationalize gas importer Uniper in the wake of an energy crisis that has left the government of Europe's top economy with few other options to keep its industry going.

Germany is set to buy Fortum's (FORTUM.HE) 78% stake in Uniper and inject a further 8 billion euros ($8 billion US) into the energy group that is expected to give Berlin a stake of more than 90%.

Close-up on the pipes of a oil refinery (© Shutterstock/Oaklizm)
Close-up on the pipes of a oil refinery (© Shutterstock/Oaklizm)

Three German Refineries Affiliated With Russian Rosneft Under Trusteeship

To strengthen security of supply and to ensure the continued operations of oil refineries in Schwedt an der Oder, Rosneft MiRo and Bayernoil, Neustadt an der Donau, the German government has placed these three refineries under trusteeship as it seeks to manage and attenuate the impact of the ongoing energy crisis.

Map of West Africa (© Shutterstock/Peter Hermes Furian)
Map of West Africa (© Shutterstock/Peter Hermes Furian)

The Proposed Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Could Provide Gas to Europe

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company and Morocco’s National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mines, on Thursday, September 15, 2022, signed an MoU for a long-delayed gas pipeline proposal that will link the two countries, opening a possibility for a new energy supply path for West Africa and Europe.

Flag of Oman (© Shutterstock/patrice6000)
Flag of Oman (© Shutterstock/patrice6000)

Oman's OQ Settles On BofA for $800 Million Gas Pipeline IPO

Oman energy firm settled on Bank Muscat and Bank of America Corp. to advise the initial public offering of its gas pipeline units as the sultanate kickstarts its privatization program, people familiar with the matter disclosed.

A Red Pin on Kazakhstan on the World Map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)
A Red Pin on Kazakhstan on the World Map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)

Kazakhstan Sells More Than 100 Exploration and Development Licenses for Gas and Oil Block

Kazakhstan's oil and gas exploration scene is gradually changing, with more than 100 tracks up for bids, with 23 exclusively reserved for two state-run companies.

European Union flag infront of the European Commission (© Shutterstock/symbiot)
European Union flag infront of the European Commission (© Shutterstock/symbiot)

EU Ponders A Future Sans Russian Pipeline Gas

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz raised hopes last week when he championed the construction of a gas pipeline connecting the Spanish and French gas grids.  Scholz said such a pipeline would help wean Europe away from its reliance on Russian energy.

Africa from space [courtesy of NASA] (© Shutterstock/Capitano Footage)
Africa from space [courtesy of NASA] (© Shutterstock/Capitano Footage)

Central African Countries Champion 6500-km Of New Pipeline Construction

Central African countries, including Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Gabon, Chad, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo Republic, have signed an agreement to construct three multinational oil and gas pipeline systems of around 6,500 km (4,000 miles), storage depots, LNG terminals, at least three refineries and gas-fired power plants linking 11 countries by 2030, according to project docum