Projects

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.

Permit for Dakota Access oil pipeline granted by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (NittyG  / CC BY-SA 4.0)
Permit for Dakota Access oil pipeline granted by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (NittyG / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Permit for Dakota Access oil pipeline granted by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Over a year ago a judge ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would again need to review the environmental impact of the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline. The Army Corps has now completed that second review and renewed the permit for the pipeline.

The train brings EUGAL pipes to selected train stations (Copyright: EUGAL)
The train brings EUGAL pipes to selected train stations (Copyright: EUGAL)

EUGAL Pipeline: 292 km of the project awarded to Bonatti and Max Streicher

Gascade, a subsidiary of BASF and Gazprom, has awarded the construction of 6 lots of the EUGAL Gas Pipeline to the Joint Venture between Bonatti and Max Streicher. The Pipeline will be powered by the Nord Stream 2, the gas transport network that connects Siberia to the heart of Europe via the Baltic Sea. The overall route of EUGAL is around 480 km long (Line 1 / 480 km; Line 2 / 329 km)

Horizon of Persian Gulf in South Pars area (Alireza824 / CC BY-SA 3.0)
Horizon of Persian Gulf in South Pars area (Alireza824 / CC BY-SA 3.0)

China's CNPC to Acquire Majority Stake in Promising South Pars Iranian Gas Project

Seeing no viable way to continue its operations in Iran without being severely penalized by US President Donald Trump's renewed sanctions, French oil giant Total has opted to sell its stake in Iran's South Pars Gas Development to China's state-owned energy company CNPC and head home.