Politics & Regulation

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Judge's gavel on the table (© Shutterstock/FabrikaSimf)

Appeals Court Reverts Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline Lawsuit Back to the State of Michigan

North American pipeline transmission and energy major Enbridge Energy has suffered a major setback after the federal appeals court ruled on Monday that the lawsuit challenging the company’s operation of Line 5 can proceed in a Michigan state court.

Rendering of a pressure gauge on a hydrogen pipeline (© Shutterstock/r.classen)
Rendering of a pressure gauge on a hydrogen pipeline (© Shutterstock/r.classen)

Germany, Austria and Italy Agree to Develop Southern Hydrogen Corridor Pipeline Project

Germany, Austria, and Italy signed a joint declaration of intent on Thursday, May 30, 2024, to develop the South Hydrogen Corridor, a pipeline project aimed at transporting renewable hydrogen to industrial centers across Europe.

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Flag of benin and national flag of niger (copyright by Shutterstock/esfera)

Unresolved Niger-Benin Border Dispute Stalls Major West Africa’s Oil Pipeline Project

A meeting between Benin and Niger officials last week failed to resolve a border dispute that is hindering a planned oil pipeline project, according to statements from both countries. 

 Statue of Abraham Lincoln infront of the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, Illinois (© Shutterstock/Paul Brady Photography)
Statue of Abraham Lincoln infront of the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, Illinois (© Shutterstock/Paul Brady Photography)

Illinois Legislature Approves New Rules for Carbon Capture Pipeline Projects

In a last-minute legislative move, the Illinois state legislature has amended a proposal related to dental care, paving the way for carbon capture pipelines. 

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Bridge with pipelines (© Shutterstock/tcly)

Kazakh Oil Transit to Germany Remains Intact After Druzhba Pipeline Dispute Resolved

Pipeline operators in Poland and Russia reached an agreement last Friday, May 25, to ensure the continued flow of Kazakh oil to Germany through the Druzhba pipeline, averting a potential disruption in June, according to sources cited by Reuters. 

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Flags of China and Russia (© Shutterstock/Vitalii Vodolazskyi)

Russia’s Stalled Power of Siberia 2 Pipeline Highlights China’s Energy Leverage

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent visit to China has been marked by handshakes, joint statements, and a display of their “no limits” friendship with counterpart Xi Jinping. 

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Courtroom with US flag and state seal and flag of the state of Delaware (© Shutterstock/HTGanzo)

TC Energy to Appeal Nearly $200 Million Share of Damages in Columbia Pipeline Acquisition

TC Energy Corporation announced Wednesday through a press release that it will appeal a Delaware court decision assigning it half the responsibility for $398.4 million in damages awarded to stockholders of Columbia Pipeline Group.

Rendering of hydrogen molecules (© Shutterstock/atk work)
Rendering of hydrogen molecules (© Shutterstock/atk work)

Namibia & South Africa Plan a Feasibility Study for Africa's First Green Hydrogen Pipeline

Namibia and South Africa are set to explore the feasibility of building Africa's first pipeline dedicated to transporting green hydrogen, according to a presidential announcement at the 2024 World Hydrogen Summit.