Pipeline Business

 MMT Sweden Secures Major Pipeline Inspection Contract from Nord Stream AG (Copyright by MMT)
MMT Sweden Secures Major Pipeline Inspection Contract from Nord Stream AG (Copyright by MMT)

MMT Sweden Secures Major Pipeline Inspection Contract from Nord Stream AG

MMT Sweden, a marine survey company engaged around the world, has been awarded a three year contract by Nord Stream AG to inspect both lines of the Nord Stream Pipeline running along the floor of the Baltic Sea.

The external inspection of the pipeline will be executed by the joint venture between MMT Sweden and Reach Subsea.

Turkish Stream May Seal the Fate of the Trans Caspian Pipeline (Martynova Anna / Shutterstock)
Turkish Stream May Seal the Fate of the Trans Caspian Pipeline (Martynova Anna / Shutterstock)

Turkish Stream May Seal the Fate of the Trans Caspian Pipeline

An expert Central Asian analyst at the British University of Glasgow contends that the construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline will diminish the prospects of the Trans-Caspian pipeline.

Chinese Pipeline Construction Firm Secures 650-km Order in Nigeria (Mila Duchinskaya / Shutterstock)
Chinese Pipeline Construction Firm Secures 650-km Order in Nigeria (Mila Duchinskaya / Shutterstock)

Chinese Pipeline Construction Firm Secures 650-km Order in Nigeria

The China Petroleum Group Engineering Co., Ltd (CPGE) has secured a major contract in Nigeria from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the construction of a 650-km, 40 inch gas pipeline from Ajaokuta in Kogi State to Kan.

Libyan Gas Pipelines Shut Down Again
Libyan Gas Pipelines Shut Down Again

Libyan Gas Pipelines Shut Down Again

National Oil Company (NOC), the Libyan state oil company, said an unidentified armed group has blocked gas pipelines from the Wafa oil field in Libya to a local power plant and the Mellitah gas export terminal on the coast.

This comes on the heels of the lifting of a force majeure edict imposed by the NOC on Wafa and said that its pipelines were open for operations.

Enbridge Plans Huge Tar Sands Pipeline Project in the United States
Enbridge Plans Huge Tar Sands Pipeline Project in the United States

Enbridge Plans Huge Tar Sands Pipeline Project in the United States

Enbridge has announced its intention to build a 1660 km, 36 -inch diameter oil pipeline from the tar sands of Alberta to the company's terminal in Superior, Minnesota. This will be the largest project in the history of the company and cost an estimated $7.5 billion to complete.

India Plans Several Cross Border Pipelines as Part of its Hydrocarbon Vision for 2030 (Rudra Narayan Mitra / Shutterstock)
India Plans Several Cross Border Pipelines as Part of its Hydrocarbon Vision for 2030 (Rudra Narayan Mitra / Shutterstock)

India Plans Several Cross Border Pipelines as Part of its Hydrocarbon Vision for 2030

India has announced that it will build a high speed cross border diesel pipeline from Siliguri in West Bengal to Parbatipur in northern Bangladesh.

The pipeline will run approximately 516 km.

Venezuela hopes 100 Million Investment Will Boost Sluggish Petroleum Sector  (MZinchenko / Shutterstock)
Venezuela hopes 100 Million Investment Will Boost Sluggish Petroleum Sector (MZinchenko / Shutterstock)

Venezuela hopes 100 Million Investment Will Boost Sluggish Petroleum Sector

With the Venezuelan oil sector in protracted decline Royal Dutch Shell, in cooperation with the Governments of Venezuela,Trinidad and Tobago, is considering building a 17 km pipeline from Venezuela's Dragon gas field to the Hibiscus platform off the north coast of Trinidad.

Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Egypt, Alexandria (Certe / Shutterstock)
Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Egypt, Alexandria (Certe / Shutterstock)

Eni confident to find more gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean

After the discovery of a huge natural gas deposit in Egyptian waters hopes were raised to find more such gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean.They could help in satisfying Europe's growing hunger for energy, Eni's Chief Exploration Officer Luca Bertelli said. Because of the "milestone" discovery by Eni, other major oil and gas companies are showing renewed interest in the region.

Yokogawa Company Logo
Yokogawa Company Logo

Yokogawa Secures Another Major Contract For Its SCADA Systems

Yokogawa UK, a subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation, has received an order from the British Pipeline Agency (BPA) for a management and control system for a multi-product fuel pipeline.

This project will replace BPA’s existing pipeline management and supervisory control and data acquisition (Scada) systems.

Marubeni - Itocha Joint Venture Chosen to Build PTT Pipeline
Marubeni - Itocha Joint Venture Chosen to Build PTT Pipeline

Marubeni - Itocha Joint Venture Chosen to Build PTT Pipeline

PTT, Thailand's largest energy company, has selected a Marubeni / Itochu joint venture to construct a 430 km natural gas pipeline in Thailand.

Chavalit Punthong, chief operation officer of Infrastructure and Sustainability Management Group, said the pipeline will stretch from Rayong to Nonthaburi, just north of the capital Bangkok.

The pipeline sector is facing a major boom (dreamerb / Shutterstock)
The pipeline sector is facing a major boom (dreamerb / Shutterstock)

The pipeline sector is facing a major boom

Globalization means that many countries and regions, which quasi have hitherto been pre-industrialized, are striving to strengthen their economic base by bringing them closer to the international level of industry. Thereby the coverage of energy and water requirements via pipelines always plays a decisive role.

Algeria and Italy sign a 10 billion per annum natural gas deal (Shutterstock)
Algeria and Italy sign a 10 billion per annum natural gas deal (Shutterstock)

Algeria and Italy sign a 10 billion per annum natural gas deal

Algeria has concluded a major gas deal with Italy, supplying 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually and thereby strengthening Italy's (as well as the rest of the EU's) security of supply.

The gas will be shipped through the Transmed pipeline and will meet 16 percent of Italy's natural gas requirements.