Pipeline Business

 ROSEN Group Wins ASME Global Pipeline Award 2015 (© 2015 Rosen)
ROSEN Group Wins ASME Global Pipeline Award 2015 (© 2015 Rosen)

ROSEN Wins Prestigious ASME Global Pipeline Award

The ROSEN Group stole the show at this month’s Rio Pipeline Conference by landing the prestigious American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Global Pipeline Award. The Trophy was personally handed over to Hermann Rosen, CEO of the ROSEN Group.

voestalpine awarded major contract for pipeline project in the United Arab Emirates(© 2015 voestalpine)
voestalpine awarded major contract for pipeline project in the United Arab Emirates(© 2015 voestalpine)

Voestalpine Wins Major Supply Contract for 114 km Natural Gas Pipeline Project in UAE

In difficult marketing conditions the Voestalpine Group has been awarded a contract by the National Gas and Industrialization Company (GASCO) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to supply 95,000 tons of premium line pipe plates for the 114 km high - pressure Integrated Gas Development Pipeline (IGD-E) project in Abu Dhabi.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) Awards Gas Turbine Compressor Units to Siemens (© 2015 Trans Adriatic Pipeline)
Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) Awards Gas Turbine Compressor Units to Siemens (© 2015 Trans Adriatic Pipeline)

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) Awards Gas Turbine Compressor Units to Siemens

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) which will transport natural gas from the giant Shah Deniz II field in Azerbaijan to Europe through an 870 km long pipeline, has awarded the contract for the supply of six gas turbine turbo compressor units to Siemens AG.

Eni discovers a supergiant gas field in the Egyptian offshore (© 2015 Eni)
Eni discovers a supergiant gas field in the Egyptian offshore (© 2015 Eni)

Eni Discovers Largest Gas Field Ever in the Mediterranean

Eni, the Italian oil and gas giant, has startled the petroleum industry with the announcement of a supergiant gas discovery at its Zohr prospect in Egypt's offshore economic waters. The field could potentially hold 30 trillion cubic feet of lean natural gas in place, the largest ever made in the Mediterranean Sea.

Ontario portion of the Energy East pipeline (© 2015 Ontario Energy Board)
Ontario portion of the Energy East pipeline (© 2015 Ontario Energy Board)

Ontario Energy Board Critical of Proposed $12 billion, 4600 km Energy East Oil Pipeline

The Ontario Energy Board has voiced its opinion on the $12 billion Energy East oil pipeline project, reflecting the concerns of the communities along the route that the environmental risks are greater than the potential benefits.

Landfall of Nord Stream gas pipeline in Germany (© 2015 Nord Stream)
Landfall of Nord Stream gas pipeline in Germany (© 2015 Nord Stream)

Gazprom and BASF agree to cooperate on Nord Stream II pipeline project

Nordstream II, a proposed gas pipeline project connecting Russian and German coasts from the floor of the Baltic Sea, has taken another step forward with the recent signing of a Memorandum of Intent between Gazprom and BASF in Berlin.

Location of Lake Albert Basin / Total E&P Activities in Uganda (© 2015 Total)
Location of Lake Albert Basin / Total E&P Activities in Uganda (© 2015 Total)

Uganda and Kenya Agree on Route for Proposed 1500 km Oil Pipeline

After months of deliberation government officials in Uganda and Kenya have agreed on a route for a 1500 km pipeline to transport oil from Uganda's Lake Albert basin to Lamu, Kenya on the Indian Ocean.

  	STATS Group Consolidates Position as Leader in Emergency Pipeline Repair Systems (© 2015 STATS Group)
STATS Group Consolidates Position as Leader in Emergency Pipeline Repair Systems (© 2015 STATS Group)

STATS Group Wins Another Contract for its Emergency Pipeline Repair System (EPRS)

STATS Group, a Scottish company providing full service capability for the maintenance, repair and modification of oil and gas installations and pipelines, onshore and offshore, has been awarded a contract for its Emergency Pipeline Repair System (EPRS) over $10 million stretching 10 years for the design, manufacture and test pipeline isolation and intervention equipment for a range of pipeline

GRTgaz and AIR MARINE (AMAE Group subs) initiate France’s first ever drone based gas pipeline surveillance program (©2015 AIR MARINE)
GRTgaz and AIR MARINE (AMAE Group subs) initiate France’s first ever drone based gas pipeline surveillance program (©2015 AIR MARINE)

First ever drone based gas pipeline surveillance program in France

GRTgaz, one of Europe’s leading natural gas transmission companies and a world expert in gas grids and transmission systems, has selected AIR MARINE, a subsidiary of the AMAE Group, to lead a monthly drone surveillance of 80 km of natural gas pipelines.

Turkish Stream gas pipeline route(© 2015 Gazprom)
Turkish Stream gas pipeline route(© 2015 Gazprom)

Gazprom Cancels Saipem's Pipe-Laying Contract for Turkish Stream

In a major development throwing into question the viability of the proposed Turkish Stream Gas Pipeline Project, Saipem announced that Gazprom had cancelled its $2.6 billion contract to build the pipeline on the floor of the Black Sea.

API's New Standard on Pipeline Safety Management (© 2015 API)
API's New Standard on Pipeline Safety Management (© 2015 API)

API's New Standard on Pipeline Safety Management

Responding to recent spate of pipeline ruptures and explosions over the past year, the American Petroleum Institute (API) together with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has announced a new pipeline safety management standard titled Recommended Practice (RP) 1173.

The Browse Basin, south-west of Darwin, Western Australia(© 2015 Subsea 7)
The Browse Basin, south-west of Darwin, Western Australia(© 2015 Subsea 7)

Subsea 7 Secures Four EPC Contracts to Support Offshore Pipelines in Australia

Subsea 7, a global contractor specializing in seabed to surface engineering and construction and headquartered in the UK, has been awarded four contracts by Chevron Australia and INPEX Operations Australia for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of an Emergency Pipeline Repair System (EPRS) for offshore use in Australia.

TransCanada Gets Green Light for Pipeline Facility Expansion in the Eastern Triangle(© 2015 TransCanada)
TransCanada Gets Green Light for Pipeline Facility Expansion in the Eastern Triangle(© 2015 TransCanada)

TransCanada Gets Green Light for Pipeline Facility Expansion in the Eastern Triangle

TransCanada Corporation, operating one of the largest natural gas pipeline systems in North America, announced that the National Energy Board has authorized the company to go ahead with the King's North Connection project, part of a $500 million pipeline and facility expansion within the Eastern Triangle of the Canadian system.

Energy Transfer Partners to Construct Crude Oil Terminal Connecting interstate Dakota Access Oil Pipeline(© 2015 Energy Transfer Partners)
Energy Transfer Partners to Construct Crude Oil Terminal Connecting interstate Dakota Access Oil Pipeline(© 2015 Energy Transfer Partners)

Energy Transfer Partners to Construct Crude Oil Terminal Connecting interstate Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), a Dallas based natural gas and propane company, has received permission from state officials in North Dakota to construct a large crude terminal near Watford City, North Dakota, one of six planned in the state for the proposed 1134 mile Dakota Access Oil Pipeline.

Gazprom, E.ON, Shell and OMV agree upon developing gas transmission capacities to deliver Russian gas to Europe(© 2015 Gazprom)
Gazprom, E.ON, Shell and OMV agree upon developing gas transmission capacities to deliver Russian gas to Europe(© 2015 Gazprom)

Gazprom Establishes an Alliance to Build Two New Nord Stream Pipelines

Gazprom has announced that it will cooperate with Shell, E.ON and OMV in the construction of two new strings parallel to the exisiting Nord Stream Pipeline. The new 56 inch pipelines, to run along the floor of the Baltic between Russia and Germany, will total 1224 km with a capacity of 55 billion cubic meters per annum.