Pipeline Business

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BP display stand with company redesign logo (© Shutterstock/Tommy Lee Walker)

BP Restarts Olympic Pipeline After Repairs and Regulatory Approval

BP's Olympic Pipeline, which leaked nearly 25,000 gallons of gasoline last week near Mount Vernon, Washington, has been restarted following repairs and regulatory approval, a source familiar with the pipeline's operations confirmed.

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A pile of 100 US Dollar bills (© Shutterstock/RomanR)

Pembina Pipeline Buys Enbridge Assets in $2.3 Billion Deal, Easing Debt Concerns

Pembina Pipeline Corporation has agreed to acquire Enbridge Inc.'s (ENB.TO) remaining interests in the Alliance Pipeline, Aux Sable, and NRGreen joint ventures for $2.30 billion (C$3.1 billion).

The strategic move expands Pembina's midstream footprint and strengthens its position in key energy transportation corridors.

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The Santos Place building in Brisbane, Australia (© Shutterstock/Marlon Trottmann)

Santos Wins $4.3 bln Drilling Approval for Barossa Project Amid Pipeline Dispute

Australian oil and gas giant Santos Ltd. secured regulatory approval on Monday for a revised drilling plan at its $4.3 billion Barossa gas project. However, the fate of a critical pipeline remains uncertain due to a separate legal dispute.

Route of the Coastal GasLink pipeline (© TransCanada PipeLines Ltd.)
Route of the Coastal GasLink pipeline (© TransCanada PipeLines Ltd.)

Coastal Gaslink Pipeline Enters Next Phase, Focus on Cleanup and Reclamation in 2024

The Coastal GasLink pipeline, spanning 670 kilometers from Dawson Creek to Kitimat, has transitioned to its next phase after officially completing construction in October.

While gas has not yet been delivered to the LNG Canada facility, the focus has now shifted to cleanup, re-vegetation, and reclamation efforts.

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Flag of Niger (© Shutterstock/Svet foto)

Niger to Begin Oil Exports Through New Pipeline Worth $2 Billion, Eyes Refining Expansion

Niger is working to export its first crude oil through a newly constructed pipeline linking its Agadem oilfield to the Benin port of Cotonou, marking a significant step in the country's oil development strategy.

Military leader Abdourahamane Tiani announced on state television on Sunday that commercialization of the pipeline is expected to begin in January 2024.

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Afghanistan on the map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)

Sheberghan-Mazar Gas Pipeline Underway, Doubling Capacity & Boosting Local Economy

Construction on a crucial natural gas pipeline connecting Sheberghan to Mazar-e-Sharif is well underway, Afghan Gas Company officials confirmed.

The project, exceeding 100 million afghanis in cost, is expected to significantly increase gas supply and fuel economic growth in the region.

Port and skyline of Dar es Salaam (© Shutterstock/MOIZ HUSEIN STORYTELLER)
Port and skyline of Dar es Salaam (© Shutterstock/MOIZ HUSEIN STORYTELLER)

Dar es Salaam Welcomes First Pipes for Landmark East African Oil Crude Pipeline

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) marked a significant milestone with the arrival of the first 100km of line pipe at the port of Dar es Salaam, the company announced on Tuesday, December 12, 2023.

The shipment signifies the official start of the main construction phase for the ambitious project, which promises to transform the energy landscape of East Africa.

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The flag of Australia (© Shutterstock/esfera)

Australian Energy Giants Woodside and Santos Explore Oil-gas Merger in Face of Challenges

Australian energy companies Woodside Energy Group and Santos announced last Thursday they are in preliminary talks regarding a potential merger, which could mark a significant consolidation in the global oil and gas sector, Reuters reported.

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Flags of Bulgaria & Serbia (© Shutterstock/esfera)

Serbia Opens New Gas Pipeline Interconnector to Reduce Reliance on Russian Energy

Serbia has completed the construction of an interconnector to a pipeline in Bulgaria, a key step in diversifying its gas supplies and reducing its dependence on Russia.

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The logo of Kinder Morgan on a smartphone screen (© Shutterstock/rafapress)

Permian Gas Takeaway Capacity Gets Boost with Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion

Natural gas takeaway capacity from the prolific Permian Basin has increased by 550 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) with the in-service of an expansion of Kinder Morgan's Permian Highway Pipeline.

Seal of the NTSB infront of a screen with the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)
Seal of the NTSB infront of a screen with the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

NTSB Calls for Changes to San Pedro Bay Oil Operations Following Huntington Beach Spill

Following a two-year investigation into the October 2021 oil spill off Huntington Beach, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) calls for changes to San Pedro Bay oil operations and nationwide communication protocols between offshore oil and shipping companies.

The Mackinac Bridge over the Straits of Mackinac, connecting Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas (© Shutterstock/Craig Sterken)
The Mackinac Bridge over the Straits of Mackinac, connecting Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas (© Shutterstock/Craig Sterken)

Michigan Approves Tunnel Project to Replace Controversial Line 5 Pipeline

The Michigan Public Service Commission has approved a controversial project to relocate a segment of Enbridge's Line 5 oil and natural gas pipeline from the bed of the Straits of Mackinac to a service tunnel beneath it.

The  2-0 vote on December 1 paves the way for the "Great Lakes Tunnel" project, intended to address concerns about the vulnerability of the aging pipeline.

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Flags of the United Arab Emirates and Morocco with blurred green background (© Shutterstock/Aritra Deb)

UAE, Morocco Sign Deal to Invest in Africa-Atlantic Gas Pipeline

Morocco and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement to invest in the construction of the Africa-Atlantic gas pipeline, a major project that will transport gas from Nigeria to North Africa and ultimately to Europe.

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The logo of the Canada Energy Regulator infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

Trans Mountain Expansion Project Delayed Again by Canadian Regulator's Tough Decision

Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) project faces further delay following the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) decision to deny the company’s request for a variance on a section of the oil pipeline under construction in British Columbia, potentially delaying the 590,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) expansion.