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Danny Haykal at ADIPEC 2023 (© Proliner Pipeline Services/Danny Haykal)
Danny Haykal at ADIPEC 2023 (© Proliner Pipeline Services/Danny Haykal)

Proliner Pipeline Services providing solutions in the Oil & Gas Pipelines sector - Danny Haykal

Exploring Innovation in the Pipeline Sector: A Conversation with Danny Haykal of Proliner Pipeline Services, a startup from the MENA region met at ADIPEC 2023

Can you provide a detailed overview of Proliner Pipeline Services' GRE-lined OCTG and its applications? What makes it a superior solution for addressing internal corrosion in pipelines?

OGE headquarters in Essen, Germany (© Open Grid Europe)
OGE headquarters in Essen, Germany (© Open Grid Europe)

German Gas Grid Operator OGE Joins Multibillion-Euro H2MED Pipeline Project

German gas grid operator Open Grid Europe (OGE) has joined forces with its French, Spanish, and Portuguese counterparts to collaborate on developing a multibillion-euro hydrogen pipeline project.

Court gavel on court desk (© Adobe Stock/BillionPhotos.com)
Court gavel on court desk (© Adobe Stock/BillionPhotos.com)

South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Rejects Summit Carbon Solutions' Pipeline Permit

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has delivered a unanimous verdict, rejecting the permit application by Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions.

The rejected application sought approval for the construction of a 495-mile (796 km) pipeline intended to transport captured carbon dioxide from ethanol plants to an underground storage site within the state.

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 Launches the First Conversion of Natural Gas Pipeline to Transport Hydrogen

German gas grid operator Open Grid Europe (OGE) and Nowega have launched the first conversion of natural gas pipeline to transport hydrogen, OGE announced through a press release.

Flags of Turkey & Iraq (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)
Flags of Turkey & Iraq (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)

Iraq Still Awaits Formal Notification from Turkey Regarding Oil Pipeline Operations

Iraq has not yet received formal notification from Turkey regarding the readiness of the oil exports pipeline to commence operations, despite recent assertions from Turkish Energy Minister Alparslan Bayraktar.

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Logo of Navigator CO2 (© Navigator CO2)

Navigator CO2 Halts Major Midwest CO2 Pipeline Project, Re-evaluates Routes

Navigator CO2, a key player in the carbon dioxide pipeline industry suspended one of its largest proposed carbon dioxide pipeline initiatives in the Midwest as it reevaluates the routes in five states following permit denial by South Dakota Regulators. 

BP logo on the BP headquarter in London (© Shutterstock/Willy Barton)
BP logo on the BP headquarter in London (© Shutterstock/Willy Barton)

BP Explores Sale of 49% Stake in Gulf of Mexico Pipeline Network to Reduce Debt

Last week oil and gas major BP Plc was reportedly in the early stages of considering the sale of a substantial 49% stake in its extensive U.S. oil and gas pipeline network situated in the Gulf of Mexico to reduce its debt and maintain shareholder dividends.

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Flag of India (© Shutterstock/Marques)

Prime Minister Modi Inaugurates GAIL's Ambitious Nagpur-Jabalpur Pipeline Project

India’s PM Narendra Modi laid a stone to mark the start of GAIL’s 317 km Nagpur-Jabalpur pipeline. This landmark event, reported by The Hitavada on Thursday, marked a pivotal moment in the nation's energy infrastructure development.

OGE headquarters in Essen, Germany (© Open Grid Europe)
OGE headquarters in Essen, Germany (© Open Grid Europe)

Germany's OGE Ensures Stable Gas Supply with Successful Completion of WAL II Pipeline

Germany's premier transmission system operator, OGE, on October 4, 2023, announced the successful completion of a major pipeline infrastructure, once again showcasing its efficiency and reliability.

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Logos of PSI Software & Swissgrid (© PSI Software SE & Swissgrid AG)

Swissgrid Awards PSI Software Contract for EMS Core Implementation

German utility software manufacturer, PSI Software SE secured a significant contract from Swissgrid AG, the Swiss transmission system operator, to implement a cutting-edge network calculation system known as EMS Core, based on PSIcontrol 4.10, PSI announced in a press release.

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

PHMSA and Equitrans Midstream Corporation Usher In New Forms of Regulator / Operator Cooperation

Equitrans Midstream Corporation (ETRN), the operator of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), entered into a watershed Consent Agreement on 3 October with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). This agreement strengthens MVP's commitment to pipeline safety and construction transparency as well as its alignment with regulatory compliance.

Logos of ONEOK & Magellan Midstream Partners (© ONEOK & Magellan Midstream Partners)
Logos of ONEOK & Magellan Midstream Partners (© ONEOK & Magellan Midstream Partners)

ONEOK Merges With Magellan Midstream Partners, Creating One Of The Largest U.S. Pipeline Companies

Amid attention-grabbing transboundary pipeline projects such as the re-opening of the Kirkuk-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline or the to be constructed Igdir-Nakhchivan gas pipeline from Azerbaijan to Turkey, ONEOK, an American diversified corporation focused primarily on the natural gas industry and headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has without fanfare acquired Magellan Midstream Partners for $18.8 billion,

Gas leak at Nord Stream 2 as seen from the Danish F-16 interceptor on Bornholm, Denmark September 27, 2022. (© Danish Defence Command)
Gas leak at Nord Stream 2 as seen from the Danish F-16 interceptor on Bornholm, Denmark September 27, 2022. (© Danish Defence Command)

Scientists Now Confirm Man-Made Explosives Breached the Nord Stream Pipelines

Key new details of the explosions which ultimately crippled Nord Stream gas pipeline last year in the Baltic Sea have been revealed:  researchers in Norway presented seismic evidence of the four explosions, becoming the first national body to publicly confirm the second two detonations as well as revealing a detailed timing of events.

Flags of Azerbaijan & Turkey (© Shutterstock/esfera)
Flags of Azerbaijan & Turkey (© Shutterstock/esfera)

Turkey, Azerbaijan Launches Construction of Historic Igdir-Nakhchivan Gas Pipeline

Turkish and Azerbaijani presidents on Monday launched the construction of a historic Igdir-Nakhchivan gas pipeline in a high-profile groundbreaking ceremony in Azerbaijan, Azernews reported on Sept. 25, 2023.

A stack of pipes (© Shutterstock/ivandan)
A stack of pipes (© Shutterstock/ivandan)

Corinth Pipeworks Secures EUR 10 million Deal for Italy’s Strategic LNG Pipeline Project

Italian energy infrastructure major Snam has awarded Corinth Pipeworks a substantial contract worth over EUR 10 million (US$ 10.5 million) to manufacture and supply approximately 13 kilometers of longitudinally submerged arc-welded steel pipes (LSAW), Corinth Pipeworks announced through a press release.

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's Coast GasLink Hit By More Fines As It Nears Completion

As TC Energy's 670-km natural gas pipeline (dubbed Coastal GasLink) nears completion in British Columbia, Canada, the British Columbia's Environmental Assessment Office has fined the pipeline Canadian $346,000 - $256,810 for non-compliance with environmental regulations.

Measuring Methane (© Environmental Defense Fund)
Measuring Methane (© Environmental Defense Fund)

Huge Potential to Reduce Methane Gas Emissions Through "Simple Fixes"

New data from what purports to be a seminal scientific study coordinated by UNEP's International Methane Emissions Observatory, Utrecht University and the Environmental Defense Fund reveals that oil production in Romania likely emitted approximately 120 kilotons of methane in 2019.

Logo of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration - PHMSA (© PHMSA
Logo of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration - PHMSA (© PHMSA

PHMSA To Invest $14.8 million In Pipeline Safety

The proactive Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that it is awarding $14.8 million in grants to fund projects and activities to improve pipeline safety.

ptc 2023 Exhibition (© 2023 Ralph Thiele / EITEP)
ptc 2023 Exhibition (© 2023 Ralph Thiele / EITEP)

ptc 2024: Shaping the Future of Pipelines on a Global Stage in Berlin

The Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc), Europe's premier event for pipeline industry professionals, is set to return to Berlin from April 8-11, 2024. This much-anticipated conference and exhibition will once again serve as the epicenter of knowledge exchange, innovation, and collaboration for the global pipeline community.

Flags of Turkey & Iraq (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)
Flags of Turkey & Iraq (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)

Iraq's Kirkuk - Ceyhan Oil Pipeline About To Resume Operations

After nearly six months of difficult and protracted negotiations, Iraq's 970-km northern oil export route through Turkey will soon be ready to resume operation once checks on pipeline maintenance and repairs to flood damage, said Alparsian Bayraktar, Turkey's energy minister.

Exterior view of the tower housing the headquarters of the oil company TotalEnergies, Courbevoie, France (© Shutterstock/HJBC)
Exterior view of the tower housing the headquarters of the oil company TotalEnergies, Courbevoie, France (© Shutterstock/HJBC)

TotalEnergies Affirms Commitment to Papua LNG Project, FID Set for Next Year

TotalEnergies, the global energy giant, has assured Papua New Guinea of its commitment to its ambitious Papua LNG project.

The oil major confirmed that the project remains on track for a Final Investment Decision (FID) next year, with the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) production anticipated between 2027 and 2028.