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The flag of the USA (© Shutterstock/Graeme Dawes)

The Proposed Giant Pipeline In Midwest - A Practical Test To The Future Of Carbon Capture

Summit Carbon Solutions plans to build a 2,000-mile pipeline running through five Midwest states, including Minnesota. The prospected conduit will become the world's largest carbon dioxide pipeline, transporting the greenhouse gases responsible for global warming and climate change from dozens of biofuel plants to North Dakota for permanent underground storage.

Map of states around the southern Caspian Sea (© Shutterstock/Rainer Lesniewski)
Map of states around the southern Caspian Sea (© Shutterstock/Rainer Lesniewski)

Iran Signs Tripartite Gas Swap Deal With Neighboring Azerbaijan And Turkmenistan

Iran has signed a tripartite gas supply swap deal with its neighboring states Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, to facilitate gas flow between the two countries.  The agreement is expected to be operational at the beginning of winter, according to the Iranian oil minister, Javad Owji.

Snam Headquarters - San Donato Milanese (© Snam)
Snam Headquarters - San Donato Milanese (© Snam)

Snam To Buy Stake In Algerian Pipeline Paving Way For Africa-Europe Hydrogen Export

Italy's giant pipeline Snam (SRG.MI) agreed to buy a significant state in a giant pipeline transmitting natural gas from Algeria to Italy, in early preparation for possible hydrogen imports from Africa to Europe, Reuters reported on November 27.

Lybian national flag (© Shutterstock/Leo Altman)
Lybian national flag (© Shutterstock/Leo Altman)

Waha Oil Fields Output To Drop Following Scheduled Repair Of Libya's Key Pipeline

Libya's oil production is expected to drop as some of the oil fields at Waha go offline due to pipeline maintenance, undisclosed sources privy to the matter told spglobal.com on Thursday, November 25.

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The US and German flags (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)

Germany and the United States Cooperating To Make Nord Stream 2 Work

Behind the scenes Germany is patiently working with the United States to implement a deal allowing for the ultimate transportation of natural gas from Russia to Germany via the Nord Stream 2 subsea pipeline.

TC Energy logo at the head office in Calgary, Canada (© Shutterstock/Brett Holmes)
TC Energy logo at the head office in Calgary, Canada (© Shutterstock/Brett Holmes)

TC Energy Seeks Compensation Over Cancelled Keystone XL Pipeline Project

Calgary-based Pipeline giant TC Energy seeks to recoup the cost incurred by the now-canceled Keystone XL pipeline project.

The Canadian company had already launched an official request for arbitration in pursuit of "economic damage" compensation following President Joe Biden's decision to cancel the major pipeline project.

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Steel pipes (© Shutterstock/khan3145)

Corinth Pipeworks Wins Contract To Supply Steel Pipes For Gustorzyn - Wronow Gas Pipeline

A polish gas transmission operator GAZ-SYSTEM SA awarded Corinth Pipeworks a contract to supply enough steel pipes for the Gustorzyn - Wronow gas pipeline. The project will involve 80 kilometers of coated steel pipelines.

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Flag of Tanzania and the national flag of Uganda (© Shutterstock/esfera)

Uganda To Enact Lake Albert Pipeline Law Before 2022

Uganda anticipates a new law governing the construction and operation of a 1,445-km crude export pipeline running from Lake Albert development, paving the way for the first oil ever from the project by 2025.

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Logos of DNV & Applied Risk (© DNV/Applied Risk)

DNV And Applied Risk Team Up To Defend Energy Sector Months After Colonial Pipeline Attack

An independent assurance and risk management provider, DNV, acquired one of the leading industrial cyber security specialists, Applied Risk, to help defend critical energy infrastructure and other sectors from the ever-increasing cyber threats.

TAP teams recovering artefacts from 800 meters below sea level (© TAP AG/Next Geosolutions)
TAP teams recovering artefacts from 800 meters below sea level (© TAP AG/Next Geosolutions)

Trans Adriatic Pipeline Teams Recovered 2600-Year-Old Artefacts 800 Meters Below Sea Level

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) team of experts recovered 22 important archeological objects from approximately 800 meters below sea level.

The extraordinary artifacts were recovered in the Otranto canal of the Adriatic Sea, close to the pipeline’s offshore route, on November 17, 2021, as reported in an article published on the TAP website.

NO DIG Berlin & ptc logos (© GSTT/EITEP Institute)
NO DIG Berlin & ptc logos (© GSTT/EITEP Institute)

NO DIG Berlin found a new platform with the Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc) 2022

The NO DIG Berlin will be held March 8-9, 2022, at the ESTREL Congress Center, Berlin within the Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc).

The international summit was originally part of the BERLIN WASSER INTERNATIONAL (BWI) which no longer exists.

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Flags of Belarus, Russia and the European Union (© Shutterstock/Max Sky)

Belarus Pipeline Linking Russian Oil Field To Europe Resumes Operations

Russia’s Transneft pipeline, a monopolistic energy supply company, reported on Thuesday (Nov. 18) that repair work on a section of the Druzhba oil pipeline was completed, and oil pumping was set to resume in the evening of the same day as reported by the RIA news agency.

Logos of Schneider Electric & Prisma Photonics (© Schneider Electric/Prisma Photonics)
Logos of Schneider Electric & Prisma Photonics (© Schneider Electric/Prisma Photonics)

Tech Giants Partner To Help Oil And Gas Pipeline Operators And Owners

Schneider Electric, a leading digital energy transformation, management, and automation company, and Prisma Photonics, a next-generation fiber-sensing smart infrastructure provider, on Tuesday (Nov.16) agreed to partner in helping gas and oil pipeline owners and operators boost the efficiency and integrity of their pipeline infrastructure.

3D rendering of a Methane molecule (© Shutterstock/vchal)
3D rendering of a Methane molecule (© Shutterstock/vchal)

The Federation Of The German Industry's Statement on the EU/USA Global Methane Pledge

The Federation of the German Economy, BDEW, BVEG, DVGW, FNB Gas, VKU as well as Zukunft Gas, welcomes the EU / USA Global Methane Pledge on the collective goal of reducing methane gas emissions.  This is a big step forward, an important signal, especially for the states which up to now have not signed the document.  The reduction of methane emissions is a global challenge and will only succeed

HDD80-E –STREICHER’s fully-electric driven HDD rig (© MAX STREICHER  GmbH & Co. KG aA/Roland Horn)
HDD80-E –STREICHER’s fully-electric driven HDD rig (© MAX STREICHER GmbH & Co. KG aA/Roland Horn)

STREICHER Wins Two IPLOCA Awards With Fully Electrical Horizontal Drilling Rig

The IPLOCA commitee anounced the winner of the awards for New Technologies and Health & Safety in 2021 during the Novel Construction Sessions in Athens on the 27th & 28th Ocotober this year.

STREICHER's fully electric horizontal directional drilling rig HDD80-E was winner of the IPLOCA New Technologies Award and Runner-up for the IPLOCA Health & Safety Award.

Sigil of the Bundesnetzagentur (© Shutterstock/Tobias Arhelger)
Sigil of the Bundesnetzagentur (© Shutterstock/Tobias Arhelger)

The Bundnesnetzagentur Suspends Nord Stream 2 Certification in Germany

In a sobering official announcement with profound implications for the eventual operation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, the Bundnesnetzagentur (Federal Network Agency), the overseer of pipeline operations in Germany, has temporarily suspended the present certification process for the pipeline on the basis of formal legal reasons.

Pressure gauge on a gas pipeline (© Shutterstock/Iren Moroz)
Pressure gauge on a gas pipeline (© Shutterstock/Iren Moroz)

Russian Gas Deliveries to Germany Rise Contrary to Belarus's Wishes

Alexander Lukashenko, once dubbed by former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice as the last dictator of Europe, suffered a humiliating loss of face today when Russian gas flows to Germany rose, contrary to his threat days earlier that such flows to Europe would be cut off as winter approaches.

Kazakhstan with flag embedded on the surface of the earth (© Shutterstock/Harvepino)
Kazakhstan with flag embedded on the surface of the earth (© Shutterstock/Harvepino)

Kazakhstan Unbundles Gas Pipeline Operator

Kazakhstan authorities on Thursday, November 11, announced they had completed disbanding of natural gas operator Kaztransgaz from KazMunayGaz, a state-owned gas and oil company, after months of regulatory delays and endless wrangles.

Logos of PRCI & INGAA (© PRCI/INGAA)
Logos of PRCI & INGAA (© PRCI/INGAA)

PRCI and INGAA To Address Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Pipeline Systems

The Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI), a non-profit research organization comprising energy pipeline operating companies located in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia and an active participant in the Pipeline Technology Conference (PTC), is featured in the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America's (INGAA) inaugural Climate Report.

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko (© Shutterstock/Drop of Light)
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko (© Shutterstock/Drop of Light)

Belarus’s Lukashenko Threatens To Shutdown Critical Pipelines Transporting Gas From Russia

Belarusian President, Alexander Lukashenko on Thursday, Nov. 11 threatened to chock off the gas supply from Russia to Europe through critical pipelines should European Union (E.U) hit the country with a new raft of sanctions.

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Thyssengas logo and inscription (© Shutterstock/geogif)

Thyssengas GmbH Awarded Gold Standard For Methane Gas Reductions

Thyssengas GmbH, Germany's second largest pipeline operator, has received the Gold Standard by the International Methane Emissions Observatory (IMEO) of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) for developing a credible plan for incorporating actual measurements of methane gas emissions.

Russia - Europe pipeline (© Shutterstock/doomu)
Russia - Europe pipeline (© Shutterstock/doomu)

Westward Gas Flow Through Yamal-Europe Pipeline Eases Gas Prices In Europe

European gas markets witnessed a drop in wholesale prices on Tuesday, November 9, following the resumption of westward gas flow from Russia to Germany, just a day after a halt in the gas supply to Europe pushed prices soaring.

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Flag of Tanzania and the national flag of Uganda (© Shutterstock/esfera)

A Major Uganda-Tanzania Oil Pipeline Hits Obstacles Amid Low-Price Compensation

Uganda faces challenges clearing a pipeline route transporting oil to its neighbour Tanzania. After approximately four years of talks, key players of the project finally reached a deal in April, leading to route marking for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline using pegs.

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Flags of Algeria and Morocco (© Shutterstock/danielo)

Morocco’s Option To Cover Pipeline Gas Deficit Unknown After A Fallout With Algeria

After many years of deteriorating diplomatic ties between Algeria and Morocco, the relationship between the two northern Africa nations took an ugly turn after Algeria decided to sever ties with Rabat.