Projects

The new gas pipeline shall replace tankers like this one, currently is use between Malta and Italy (Wojciech Wrzesien / Shutterstock)
The new gas pipeline shall replace tankers like this one, currently is use between Malta and Italy (Wojciech Wrzesien / Shutterstock)

New Studies on Proposed Malta-Sicily Gas Pipeline Will Lead To Eventual Construction

Three new gas pipeline studies which the EU hopes will be a prelude to eventual construction are expected to start soon. The 160-km gas pipeline would be built between Malta and Gela in Sicily, cost around €350 million with a projected completion by 2024.

Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India-Pipeline (Copyright: Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India-Pipeline (Copyright: Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

TAPI Pipeline Sees Light At The End of the Tunnel

After decades of delays the projected $7 billion Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India (TAPI) gas pipeline will likely make its final investment decision (FID) in the first half of 2019.

The TAPI pipeline will help energy-rich Turkmenistan diversity its gas exports and supply the booming energy markets of Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

North-South Gas Pipeline in Pakistan Advances (Homo Cosmicos / Shutterstock)
North-South Gas Pipeline in Pakistan Advances (Homo Cosmicos / Shutterstock)

North-South Gas Pipeline in Pakistan Advances

The North-South gas pipeline, 1122-km in length with a 42-inch diameter, and which would annually transport around 12.4 billion cubic meters (bcm) of LNG from Karachi to Punjab in Pakistan, is expected to break ground in 2019 and be completed in 2020.

A pipeline welder works on an extension of the NGTL System, in Northern Alberta, Canada (Copyright: TransCanada)
A pipeline welder works on an extension of the NGTL System, in Northern Alberta, Canada (Copyright: TransCanada)

TransCanada to Construct Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project

TransCanada has announced that it will proceed with construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project after a decision to sanction the LNG Canada natural gas liquefaction facility in Kitimat, British Columbia (B.C.) was announced earlier by the joint venture participants of LNG Canada, a consortium comprised of Shell, PETRONAS, PetroChina, Mitsubishi Corporation and KOGAS (the LNG Canada Par

“Audacia” Begins Pipelay Works for Nord Stream 2 (Copyright by Allseas)
“Audacia” Begins Pipelay Works for Nord Stream 2 (Copyright by Allseas)

“Audacia” Begins Pipelay Works for Nord Stream 2

The offshore pipelay vessel "Audacia" has begun its work on the Nord Stream 2 project. "Audacia", operated by Allseas, is the second vessel together with the "Castoro Dieci" (C10) to lay the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in the German route section.

India and Nepal Begin Building A Series Of Pipelines Between The Two Countries (Greg Willis, Wikipedia Creative Common)
India and Nepal Begin Building A Series Of Pipelines Between The Two Countries (Greg Willis, Wikipedia Creative Common)

India and Nepal Begin Building A Series Of Pipelines Between The Two Countries

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) have held a comprehensive review of their bilateral relations and have agreed to develop a number of pipelines between the two countries to supply landlocked Nepal with oil, natural gas and LPG.

DENSO awarded largest field-joint coating contract for EUGAL pipeline (Copyright: DENSO)
DENSO awarded largest field-joint coating contract for EUGAL pipeline (Copyright: DENSO)

DENSO awarded largest field-joint coating contract for EUGAL pipeline

DENSO Group Germany, manufacturer of corrosion prevention systems for field-joint coatings, pipe rehabilitation and coatings, has been awarded the largest field-joint protection contract for the EUGAL pipeline in Germany.

ExxonMobil and Plains All American Envision Major New Multibillion Dollar Pipeline System in the Permian Basin (G B Hart / Shutterstock)
ExxonMobil and Plains All American Envision Major New Multibillion Dollar Pipeline System in the Permian Basin (G B Hart / Shutterstock)

ExxonMobil and Plains All American Envision Major New Multibillion Dollar Pipeline System in the Permian Basin

It appears ExxonMobil will lead the development of yet another pipeline system coming from the prolific Permian Basin, where the company expects a fivefold increase in output to as much as 800,000 BOE/D.

Longest Gas Pipeline in Nigeria Gets the Green Light for Construction (Michael Wick / Shutterstock)
Longest Gas Pipeline in Nigeria Gets the Green Light for Construction (Michael Wick / Shutterstock)

Longest Gas Pipeline in Nigeria Gets the Green Light for Construction

The 614-km, 40 inch Ajaokuta - Kano Gas Pipeline (AKK), the single biggest gas pipeline in the history of oil and gas operations in Nigeria, will now go forward with $ 2.38 bn financing secured by the China National Petroleum Corporation.

GASCADE-Employees are checking the construction (Copyright: Gascade)
GASCADE-Employees are checking the construction (Copyright: Gascade)

EUGAL: Approval for Northern Section Obtained

Construction of the section of the European Gas Pipeline Link (EUGAL) in Saxony, Germany, can begin in September. The planning approval decision was handed over to the company in charge of the project, GASCADE Gastransport GmbH, by the Dresden office of the state authorities in Saxony today, Thursday, 6 September 2018.