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Phillips 66 Partners Conclude Major Pipeline Deal in the US
Phillips 66 Partners Conclude Major Pipeline Deal in the US

Phillips 66 Partners Conclude Major Pipeline Deal in the US

Phillips 66 Partners announced this week that it will acquire Phillip 66's equity interest in the Sand Hills and Southern Hills natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline systems as well as in the Explorer Pipeline Company refined products pipeline system.

NEXUS Gas Transmission (© 2015 Spectra Energy Corp)
NEXUS Gas Transmission (© 2015 Spectra Energy Corp)

Fluor to Build Major Natural Gas Pipeline Serving Growing Markets in Northern USA and Canada

Flour Corporation has been awarded a major Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract by NEXUS Gas Transmission, LCC, for the ultimate development of a 250 mile main natural gas transmission pipeline. The 42 inch diameter pipeline will deliver 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas from the Utica and Marcellus shale reservoirs to markets in the upper Midwest and Canada.

Pembina owns and operate a well-maintained and strategically located 8,200 km pipeline network that extends across much of Alberta and B.C. (© 2015 Pembina)
Pembina owns and operate a well-maintained and strategically located 8,200 km pipeline network that extends across much of Alberta and B.C. (© 2015 Pembina)

Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corporation Announces Vantage Pipeline Addition

Vantage, the high vapor pressure pipeline system presently carrying ethane from Tioga, North Dakota, United States, to a end users near Empress, Alberta, Canada is about to be expanded with a new 80 km gathering lateral pipeline and main line pump stations, according to Pembina Pipeline Corporation.

IPI and TAPI Natural Gas Pipelines (© 2013 ADB)
IPI and TAPI Natural Gas Pipelines (© 2013 ADB)

Ground-breaking Delays Raise Cost of Transnational TAPI Gas Pipeline

The Asian Development Bank cautioned this week that the cost of the proposed 1680 km transnational natural gas pipeline bringing annually 3.2 billion cubic feet of gas from Yoloten and adjacent fields in Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India (TAPI) will increase from $7.5 billion to $10 billion due to delays affecting project commencement.

Kashagan Development - D Island (© 2015 North Caspian Operating Company)
Kashagan Development - D Island (© 2015 North Caspian Operating Company)

Saipem Secures Pipeline Construction Contract in the Giant Kashagan Field of North Caspian valued at $1.8 billion

The North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) has awarded Saipem a $1.8 billion Engineering and Construction contract in the petroleum rich waters of the North Caspian.

 Keathley Canyon Connector (© 2015 Business Wire / Williams)
Keathley Canyon Connector (© 2015 Business Wire / Williams)

Williams and DCP Midstream Partners Commission Deep Water Gas Pipeline Gathering System

In a remarkable technological achievement, Williams and DCP Midstream Partners announced this week that a 20 inch, 209 mile natural gas pipeline gathering system in ultra deep water of the Gulf of Mexico is now in operation.

Myanmar and China Announce the Opening of a 770 km Crude Oil Pipeline (© 2015 China National Petroleum Corporation)
Myanmar and China Announce the Opening of a 770 km Crude Oil Pipeline (© 2015 China National Petroleum Corporation)

Myanmar and China Announce the Opening of a 770 km Crude Oil Pipeline

Five years in the making, Myanmar on Wednesday officially opened a $2.45 billion 770 km oil pipeline and a deep sea port off of its western coast for a trial period, a significant pipeline project that will carry oil from the Middle East to China.

Signing of MOU between Gazprom and Botas in Dec. 2014 (© 2014 Gazprom)
Signing of MOU between Gazprom and Botas in Dec. 2014 (© 2014 Gazprom)

Progress between Russia and Turkey on New Gas Pipeline

Gazprom Chairman Alexey Miller and Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz announced during a meeting in Ankara that they have agreed on the trajectory of the new natural gas pipeline to run from Russia to Turkey on the floor of the Black Sea.

Gulf of Mexico platform (© 2014 Hess Corporation)
Gulf of Mexico platform (© 2014 Hess Corporation)

Enbridge to Build Another Crude Oil Pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico

Enbridge Inc. announced last week that it will build, own and operate a crude oil pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico to connect the planned Stampede development, operated by Hess Corporation, to an existing third-party pipeline system.

Southern Gas Corridor - TAP and TANAP (© 2014 TAP AG)
Southern Gas Corridor - TAP and TANAP (© 2014 TAP AG)

South Stream 2.0, TAP, TANAP, Southern Corridor, Nabucco: The Muddle of East-West Transnational Gas Pipelines

With South Stream called off by the Russians, will South Stream 2.0 fare better? Will either the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline or Trans-Anatolian Pipeline be viable if Turkmen gas is not added to the mix? Will Nabucco be resurrected amidst all the uncertainty?

Rosneft and Transneft Ink Tariff Agreement for East Siberian - Pacific Ocean Trunk Pipeline (© 2014 Transneft)
Rosneft and Transneft Ink Tariff Agreement for East Siberian - Pacific Ocean Trunk Pipeline (© 2014 Transneft)

Rosneft and Transneft Ink Tariff Agreement for East Siberian - Pacific Ocean Trunk Pipeline

Russian oil giant Rosneft and the Russian oil pipeline operator Transneft have agreed on a long-term pipeline tariff to be paid by Rosneft to underwrite the design and construction of an offshoot to the East Siberian - Pacific Ocean (ESPO) trunk pipeline to the Komsomolsk refinery in the Russian Far East.

Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) Announces Pre-Qualification Process (© 2015 Trans Adriatic Pipeline)
Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) Announces Pre-Qualification Process (© 2015 Trans Adriatic Pipeline)

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) Announces Pre-Qualification Process for Onshore Line Pipes and Bends

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG, a joint venture company established with the purpose of planning, developing and building the TAP natural gas pipeline from the Shah Deniz II natural gas reservoirs in Azerbaijan to Europe, has launched its pre-qualification process for onshore line pipes and bends.

Blast furnace No. 2, Bremen, Germany  (© 2012 ArcelorMittal)
Blast furnace No. 2, Bremen, Germany (© 2012 ArcelorMittal)

German Steel Mill Receives Record-Breaking Order for Azerbaijan - Europe Gas Pipeline

The Arcelor Mittal steel plant in Bremen has secured a landmark $7 billion order for 310,000 tons of steel for the proposed 2000 km Azerbaijan - Turkey - Europe natural gas pipeline. The steel provided will constitute one-third of the overall amount necessary to complete the project. Deliveries will begin this year and continue until 2017.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) issues Invitation to Tender for Large Diameter Ball Valves (© 2014 TAP AG)
Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) issues Invitation to Tender for Large Diameter Ball Valves (© 2014 TAP AG)

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) issues Invitation to Tender for Large Diameter Ball Valves

Invitations to Tender (ITT) covers 55 valves at 48” and 36”, class 600 and 900. The requirements and quality of the large diameter ball valves and actuators include significant safety features of a high engineering standard in order to ensure the highest quality of the TAP pipeline in relation to technical quality and safety.