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The Pipeline Transport Institute and Transneft Diascan Sign Agreements with Algeria-Based Sonatrach.
The Pipeline Transport Institute and Transneft Diascan Sign Agreements with Algeria-Based Sonatrach.

The Pipeline Transport Institute and Transneft Diascan Sign Agreements with Algeria-Based Sonatrach

The Pipeline Transport Institute and Transneft Diascan have signed contracts for diagnostics (inspection) with Sonatrach, an Algerian state oil and gas company. In December, the documents were signed in the city of Algiers within the framework of the development of the provisions of the memorandum of Cooperation signed between Transneft and Sonatrach.

Petrobras Seeking to Divest Its 4500-km Of Pipeline Assets And Focus On Deep Water Investments (Alf Ribeiro / Shutterstock)
Petrobras Seeking to Divest Its 4500-km Of Pipeline Assets And Focus On Deep Water Investments (Alf Ribeiro / Shutterstock)

Petrobras Seeking to Divest Its 4500-km Of Pipeline Assets And Focus On Deep Water Investments

Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras, could introduce a new sale and purchase agreement (SPA) for the sale of the Transportadora Associada de Gás (TAG) pipeline, after a Brazilian Supreme Court injunction this past July stalled the sale.

ILF Consulting Engineers: new Managing Directors appointed
ILF Consulting Engineers: new Managing Directors appointed

ILF Consulting Engineers: new Managing Directors appointed

ILF Consulting Engineering GmbH Germany has a new Management: With immediate effect, Tobias Walk (47) and Fred Wendt (48) have taken over as the global engineering firm’s Managing Directors from Dr.-Ing. Stefan Bürkle and Stefan Beck.

Pipeline meets Python Rosen Group Links Up With The Software Community
Pipeline meets Python Rosen Group Links Up With The Software Community

Pipeline meets Python Rosen Group Links Up With The Software Community

Experts from the national and international programming scene took it in turns to take to the mic over five days at the PyCon.DE conference in Karlsruhe. In attendance were the data scientists from the ROSEN Group. As an information service provider with a branch in Stutensee, the company is constantly seeking additional forms of analysis which can be applied in new industries.

Saudi Aramco, BAPCO meet Bahrain’s growing energy demand (Copyright: Saudi Aramco)
Saudi Aramco, BAPCO meet Bahrain’s growing energy demand (Copyright: Saudi Aramco)

Saudi Aramco, BAPCO meet Bahrain’s growing energy demand

Saudi Aramco and the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) today announced the successful commissioning of AB-4 pipeline, a new phase of the strategic Saudi Aramco-Bahrain crude oil pipeline to meet the Kingdom of Bahrain’s growing energy demand.

India and Nepal Begin Building A Series Of Pipelines Between The Two Countries (Greg Willis, Wikipedia Creative Common)
India and Nepal Begin Building A Series Of Pipelines Between The Two Countries (Greg Willis, Wikipedia Creative Common)

India and Nepal Begin Building A Series Of Pipelines Between The Two Countries

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) have held a comprehensive review of their bilateral relations and have agreed to develop a number of pipelines between the two countries to supply landlocked Nepal with oil, natural gas and LPG.

ExxonMobil and Plains All American Envision Major New Multibillion Dollar Pipeline System in the Permian Basin (G B Hart / Shutterstock)
ExxonMobil and Plains All American Envision Major New Multibillion Dollar Pipeline System in the Permian Basin (G B Hart / Shutterstock)

ExxonMobil and Plains All American Envision Major New Multibillion Dollar Pipeline System in the Permian Basin

It appears ExxonMobil will lead the development of yet another pipeline system coming from the prolific Permian Basin, where the company expects a fivefold increase in output to as much as 800,000 BOE/D.

Private Companies Permitted to Transport Refined Products in the Vibrant Mexican Market (Anton Watman / Shutterstock)
Private Companies Permitted to Transport Refined Products in the Vibrant Mexican Market (Anton Watman / Shutterstock)

Private Companies Permitted to Transport Refined Products in the Vibrant Mexican Market

Mexico's Energy Regulatory Commission, known by its Spanish acronym CRE, has granted the country's first permit to a private company, Invex, for the transportation of refined products in a pipeline. CRE sees this as the first step in enhancing the efficiency of the domestic fuel market.

Al Mahrah in Yemen (TUBS / CC BY-SA 3.0)
Al Mahrah in Yemen (TUBS / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Saudi Arabia Looks to War Torn Yemen as a Venue for Another Export Oil Pipeline

In a precautionary move designed to give Saudi Arabia more oil export options in the unlikely event that Iran closes down the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, the government of Prince Salman in Saudi Arabia intends to build an alternative pipeline from its borders through the Yemeni district of Al Mahrah to the Arabian Sea.

Horizon of Persian Gulf in South Pars area (Alireza824 / CC BY-SA 3.0)
Horizon of Persian Gulf in South Pars area (Alireza824 / CC BY-SA 3.0)

China's CNPC to Acquire Majority Stake in Promising South Pars Iranian Gas Project

Seeing no viable way to continue its operations in Iran without being severely penalized by US President Donald Trump's renewed sanctions, French oil giant Total has opted to sell its stake in Iran's South Pars Gas Development to China's state-owned energy company CNPC and head home.