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Nigeria on the Map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)
Nigeria on the Map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)

Nigeria Bets on Service Firms to Deliver Big-ticket Pipelines

The prevailing natural gas crisis in Europe has presented a new urgency to the Nigerian government's prospects to ramp up gas production through big-ticket projects such as the AKK and the Trans-Saharan Pipeline already under consideration.

Gas valve against the flag of Texas (© Shutterstock/Sega_K)
Gas valve against the flag of Texas (© Shutterstock/Sega_K)

West Texas Gas Price Drops Below Zero as Pipeline Outages Disrupt Supply

The natural gas spot price in west Texas fell below zero, forcing the producers to foot up the unloading fee, World News Era reported on October 26, 2022. The events came at a time when Europe is grappling with record-high energy prices following a supply decline by the Russian state-owned supplier, Gazprom.

Logo of DNV infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)
Logo of DNV infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

DNV Takes Leadership Roles in Three Energy Transition Safety JIPs

DNV, a Norway-headquartered international accredited registrar and classification society, on October 24, 2022, announced it was taking up a leadership role in three parallel Joint Industry Projects (JIPs) to improve the existing KFX software. This software simulates gas dispersion, fire, and explosions.

Flag of Spain and banknotes (© Shutterstock/Marian Weyo)
Flag of Spain and banknotes (© Shutterstock/Marian Weyo)

Spain's Enagas Looks Into Assets Disposal To Fund New Gas Pipelines

Enagas SA, one of Spain's major gas network operators, could sell some of its assets to fund new pipeline projects in Europe to help Europe wean off Russian energy that the Kremlin has been accused of using to influence global geopolitics. Tallgrass stakes could be part of the long-term disposal.

Logo of Gasunie infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)
Logo of Gasunie infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

Gasunie Investigates Possibilities for a Hydrogen Pipeline Network in the North Sea

In hydrogen production, the Netherlands has a sizeable climate target to meet, and the North Sea offers opportunities for generating the required green energy through wind farms.

Route of the TurkStream pipeline as 3D rendering (© TurkStream)
Route of the TurkStream pipeline as 3D rendering (© TurkStream)

Several Arrested in a Foiled TurkStream Pipeline Attack, According to Russia

Russia claimed on Thursday, October 13, 2022, they had arrested people in a foiled attack on a section of the TurkStream gas pipeline located in Russia's territory, Interfax reported.

Petronas Towers with Malaysia national flag (© Shutterstock/sacitarios)
Petronas Towers with Malaysia national flag (© Shutterstock/sacitarios)

Malaysias Petronas Declare Force Majeure on Gas Supply to MLNG Dua Due to Pipeline Leakage

Malaysia's integrated gas and oil company, Petronas, on October 8, 2022, declared force majeure on gas supply to Malaysia's LNG Dua liquefaction terminal due to a leakage in one of the pipelines. The leak resulted from soil movement in the vicinity of KP201, Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline, which occurred on September 21.

Norway on the map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)
Norway on the map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)

Norway Deploys A Specialist Vessel to Inspect Its Subsea Pipeline After Nord Stream Attack

After the attack on the two Nord Stream pipelines linking Germany to Russian gas, Norway deployed a specialist vessel to carry out inspections on the subsea natural gas pipeline to Germany due to safety concerns, a source privy to the project told Reuters.