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Building of the Technical University of Munich (© Shutterstock/frantic00)
Building of the Technical University of Munich (© Shutterstock/frantic00)

Revolutionary Neutron-Based Technique Can Help Detect Pipeline Clogs Non-Destructively

Oil and gas transported through pipelines over hundreds to thousands of miles are essential to the industries and the consumers who depend on them. With some of the longest pipelines, such as Nord Stream 2 stretching thousands of miles underwater, it's not uncommon for them to be clogged over time.

World’s first full-scale pilot plant in Dormagen, Germany (© Linde Engineering)
World’s first full-scale pilot plant in Dormagen, Germany (© Linde Engineering)

Linde Engineering To Extract Hydrogen From Natural Gas Pipelines Using Membrane Technology

German Linde Engineering announced on Thursday, January 20, that it had officially started the world’s first-ever full-scale pilot plant to showcase how the company can use Linde’s HISELECT® powered by Evonik membrane technology to separate hydrogen from natural gas streams flowing through pipelines.

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

A Total Of 14 US Petroleum Liquids Pipeline Projects Were Completed In 2021

Pipeline infrastructure companies completed 14 liquid pipeline projects in the United States last year, an updated Liquids Pipeline Projects Database from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows. Seven of the 14 projects are for crude oil pipelines, while the other seven are for hydrocarbon gas liquids.

EUROPIPE logo (© EUROPIPE)
EUROPIPE logo (© EUROPIPE)

EUROPIPE's Epoxy-Coated Pipes Ready To Be Used For 100% Hydrogen Transport Pipeline

EUROPIPE's L485 (X70) pipes with epoxy-coated interior have been proven an excellent option for transportation of 100% hydrogen, the previous publication confirmed. According to the publication, the pipes are suitable for future ASME B31.12 standard build hydrogen pipelines.

European Hydrogen Backbone map (© Gas for Climate)
European Hydrogen Backbone map (© Gas for Climate)

European Hydrogen Backbone Initiative Adds 6 Pipeline Operators As Members

On Tuesday, January 18, European Hydrogen Backbone initiative announced receiving six new members expanding its membership base to 29 operators from 27 European countries. The new members include Bulgartransgaz (Bulgaria), Amber Grid (Lithuania), Conexus Baltic Grid (Latvia), Plinacro (Croatia), Gassco (Norway), and REN (Portugal).

Flag of Denmark (© Shutterstock/Dmytro Balkhovitin)
Flag of Denmark (© Shutterstock/Dmytro Balkhovitin)

Biogas In Danish Gas Systems And Pipelines Hit A Record High In 2021

The level of biogas supplied to the Danish gas systems hit a record high in 2021. The level of biogas produced and supplied to the country’s consumer gas systems was nearly 25% of the total gas consumption in Denmark.

In 2020, the amount of biogas injected into the consumer grid accounted for 21% of the country’s total gas consumption.

Petrobras HQ in Rio de Janeiro (© Shutterstock/Antonio Salaverry)
Petrobras HQ in Rio de Janeiro (© Shutterstock/Antonio Salaverry)

Brazil's Petrobras More Than Tripled LNG Imports In 2021 Despite Drought And Pipeline Work

Brazil state-led giant oil company Petrobras tripled up LNG imports in 2021 to counter the effects of the country's worst drought ever experienced in 20 years. The state-led company imported a record high volume of LNG to fill in the deficit created by an acute shortage of cheap hydropower.

Iowa on the map (© Shutterstock/Aleksandr Grechanyuk)
Iowa on the map (© Shutterstock/Aleksandr Grechanyuk)

ADM Proposes The State's Third Carbon-Capture Pipeline In Iowa

A Chicago-based company Archer Daniel Midlands Co, on Tuesday, January 11, announced it had reached an agreement over the construction of a pipeline that would aid in the capture and sequestration of carbon emission from its Iowa ethanol plants.

Map of Afghanistan (© Shutterstock/Rainer Lesniewski)
Map of Afghanistan (© Shutterstock/Rainer Lesniewski)

Taliban Regime To Deploy 30,000 Troops To Resume Work On The TAPI Gas Pipeline Project

The Taliban government, on Monday, January 10, announced their plan to deploy a contingent of the Islamist fighters from a special unit to continue working on the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) project, which was suspended last year due to uncertainty and insecurity following the imminent attack collapse of Kabul.

A man in a business suit offers money (© Shutterstock/Oleksandrum)
A man in a business suit offers money (© Shutterstock/Oleksandrum)

Enterprise Settles For A $3.3 Billion Permian Pipeline Operator To Boost Production

Enterprise Products Partners LP settles on a $3.25 billion cash purchase deal to acquire Navitas Midstream Partners LLC from the mother company Warburg Pincus LLC to boost natural gas processing and pipeline assets in the Permian Basin, the highest shale basin in the world.