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Africa from space [courtesy of NASA] (© Shutterstock/Capitano Footage)
Africa from space [courtesy of NASA] (© Shutterstock/Capitano Footage)

Central African Countries Champion 6500-km Of New Pipeline Construction

Central African countries, including Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Gabon, Chad, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo Republic, have signed an agreement to construct three multinational oil and gas pipeline systems of around 6,500 km (4,000 miles), storage depots, LNG terminals, at least three refineries and gas-fired power plants linking 11 countries by 2030, according to project docum

Floating LNG storage and regasification unit which is used as an LNG import terminal in Lithuania (© Shutterstock/Karolis Kavolelis)
Floating LNG storage and regasification unit which is used as an LNG import terminal in Lithuania (© Shutterstock/Karolis Kavolelis)

Gascade To Build First LNG Link To German Gas Network In Lubmin

Plans are taking shape:  LNG pipeline link should be ready before the end of 2022.
                                                                                                                                                                                   

Flare burning gas (© Shutterstock/hkhtt hj)
Flare burning gas (© Shutterstock/hkhtt hj)

Russia Flaring Around 4.34 mcmd Of Gas Normally Bound For Nord Stream 1

Russia is burning an estimated $10 million worth of natural gas every day near its border with Finland, close to a compressor station at the beginning of Nord Stream 1, one of the main Russian pipelines carrying gas to Germany.

The Coradia iLint - hydrogen train (© Alstom)
The Coradia iLint - hydrogen train (© Alstom)

Germany Launches World's First Fleet Of Hydrogen Powered Passenger Trains

Auguring what could over time be a major salvo against global Climate Change, German officials launched what they say is the world's first fleet of hydrogen-powered passenger trains this past Wednesday, replacing 15 diesel trains that previously operated on non-electrified tracks in the state of Lower Saxony.

Flag of Croatia (© Shutterstock/adaptice photography)
Flag of Croatia (© Shutterstock/adaptice photography)

Croatia To Build A Floating LNG Terminal In The Adriatic

Croatia, seeking new sources of natural gas following Russia's War of Aggression on Ukraine, has announced that it will invest 180 million euros to build a new gas pipeline connecting the towns of Zlobin and Bosiljevo in northwestern Croatia.  

Baker Hughes headquarter in Houston, Texas (© Shutterstock/JHVEPhoto)
Baker Hughes headquarter in Houston, Texas (© Shutterstock/JHVEPhoto)

Baker Hughes Completes Major Acquisition of Quest Integrity, Seattle, Washington

Baker Hughes, one of the world's foremost energy technology companies providing solutions to energy and industrial customers around the globe, has announced the acquisition of Quest Integrity with the aim of expanding asset inspection solutions for the energy and industrial sectors of the international economy.

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 Seeking Alternative Pipeline Export Options

Given the vagaries of transporting hydrocarbons through Russia nowadays, Kazakhstan is expected to sell some of its crude oil through Azerbaijan's pipeline that delivers oil to Turkey's Mediterranean port of Ceyhan.

For 20 years, they have been shipped through the CPC pipeline to Russia's Black Sea port of Novorossiisk, which provides access to the global market.