Pipeline Business

Flag of Nigeria (© Shutterstock/adaptice photography)
Flag of Nigeria (© Shutterstock/adaptice photography)

Nigeria Eyes Morocco Pipeline to Supply Gas to Europe as Trans-Sahara Plans Crumble

Gas-rich Nigeria is exploring a new route to deliver its vast natural gas reserves to Europe, turning its attention to a 5,600-kilometer pipeline to Morocco after diplomatic tensions scuttled a long-mooted project through Niger.

Logo of Williams infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)
Logo of Williams infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

America’s Energy Giant Plans Major Southeast Pipeline Expansion to Boost Gas Deliveries

Pipeline giant Williams is expected to file initial paperwork soon with federal regulators for a large expansion project aimed at increasing natural gas deliveries to the Southeast.

Hydrogen molecule (© Shutterstock/Corona Borealis Studio)
Hydrogen molecule (© Shutterstock/Corona Borealis Studio)

France & Germany to Reach Final Investment Decision On 100km Hydrogen Pipeline ‘Very Soon’

A key decision on a 100-kilometer hydrogen pipeline connecting France and Germany is expected "very soon," according to the CEO of France's main gas transmission system operator.

 Trans Mountain Pipeline under construction along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains (© Shutterstock/Bruce Raynor)
Trans Mountain Pipeline under construction along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains (© Shutterstock/Bruce Raynor)

Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Faces New Delays Due to Technical Issues

Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project encountered new technical challenges, causing further delays in its completion.

The flag of Australia (© Shutterstock/esfera)
The flag of Australia (© Shutterstock/esfera)

Australia’s EDO Funding Under Review for Blocking Construction of Santos Pipeline

The Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) faces funding cuts after a Federal Court judge found the organization manipulated and distorted the views of Aboriginal people during a legal challenge to a gas pipeline project.

The Northern Territory government, which provides $100,000 annually to the EDO, announced a review of its funding following the court's decision.

Russia-China pipeline (© Adobe Stock/alexmlx)
Russia-China pipeline (© Adobe Stock/alexmlx)

Power of Siberia-2 Pipeline to China Faces Delay, Says Mongolian PM

Construction of the Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline, a major project aimed at bringing Russian gas to China, may be delayed, Mongolian Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene said on Sunday as reported by Reuters, citing a report by the Financial Times.

Illuminated logo of Shell (© Shutterstock/Dom J)
Illuminated logo of Shell (© Shutterstock/Dom J)

Shell Exits Nigeria's Onshore Oil Sector, Raising Hopes for Local Firms

Shell, the most prominent Western company operating in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta, has sold its onshore assets to five mostly local firms, marking a significant shift in the country's oil sector.

The move highlights the challenges faced by oil majors in Africa's biggest exporter but also raises hopes that local firms could reverse the decline in production.

Castorone pipe layer vessel (© Saipem)
Castorone pipe layer vessel (© Saipem)

Australia’s Woodside Energy Halts $18 Billion Gas Pipeline Installation After Rupture

Woodside Energy has halted the installation of a critical pipeline for its $18 billion Scarborough gas project after a serious incident ripped a hole in the pipe, WAtoday reported on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. According to the report, the dangerous offshore incident raised safety concerns from unions, prompting an investigation by regulators.

The logo of the EUROPIPE GmbH (© EUROPIPE GmbH)
The logo of the EUROPIPE GmbH (© EUROPIPE GmbH)

Contract for North-South Pipeline in Germany's Lower Saxony awarded to EUROPIPE

EUROPIPE has received an early order from Open Grid Europe (OGE) for the supply of large-diameter pipes for the Etzel-Wardenburg (EWA) and Wardenburg-Drohne (WAD) projects so that OGE can implement the projects on schedule. The realization of the two sections of the 138 km long pipeline is planned for 2024/25.

ptc 2023 Exhibition Area (© 2023 Ralph Thiele / EITEP)
ptc 2023 Exhibition Area (© 2023 Ralph Thiele / EITEP)

19th Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc 2024) – Leading the Future of Pipeline Technology

The 19th Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc) returns to Berlin, bringing together global experts and innovators in the pipeline industry. ptc 2024 promises to be a landmark event, featuring discussions on hydrogen, CO2 transport, methane emissions and pipeline construction, pivotal to the future of energy and infrastructure.

Pin marked Malta on map (© Shutterstock/JoaoCachapa)
Pin marked Malta on map (© Shutterstock/JoaoCachapa)

Maltese Citizens and NGOs Petition to Halt Gas Pipeline

Over 1,000 Maltese citizens and 14 environmental NGOs have joined forces to oppose the proposed Melita TransGas pipeline, urging officials to scrap the project over corruption concerns, ecological risks, and its link to the 2017 assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Sunoco sign in the sky (© Shutterstock/John Hanson Pye)
Sunoco sign in the sky (© Shutterstock/John Hanson Pye)

Sunoco to Buy Pipeline Operator NuStar in $7.3 Billion Deal

The move aimed to diversify and expand its motor fuel distribution business across the United States. The all-stock transaction, including assumed debt, was approved by the boards of both companies and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2024. Sunoco said it paid a 24% premium for NuStar shares compared to a 30-day average.

Kashmir region on a 3D rendered map (© Shutterstock/Hernan E. Schmidt)
Kashmir region on a 3D rendered map (© Shutterstock/Hernan E. Schmidt)

India Launches Bidding Process for Key Gas Pipeline to Landlocked Kashmir Valley

The Indian government has initiated the bidding process for a critical gas pipeline connecting Jammu and Srinagar in the landlocked Kashmir Valley in a significant step towards bolstering energy security in the Himalayan region.