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CO2 Pipeline Testing at DNV Test Centre (copyright by DNV)
CO2 Pipeline Testing at DNV Test Centre (copyright by DNV)

CCS Recommended Practice Updated By DNV As The Energy Transition Picks Up The Pace

Norway-based energy industry consultants DNV, forecast a marked expansion in the amount of CO2 emissions that will need to be transported from where it is captured to where it will be stored.

The Republic of Chile on the map (copyright by Shutterstock/Jarretera)
The Republic of Chile on the map (copyright by Shutterstock/Jarretera)

Integrated Renewables Hydrogen Factory In Chile Might Be Bought By Consortium

In the South American state of Chile, a consortium of oil companies and leading utilities are considering the purchase of a proposed integrated renewables hydrogen factory. Other potential investors come from abroad, namely AustriaEnergy and Ökowind EE, who are encouraged by the interest shown by potential domestic off-takers including oil companies and utilities.

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Flags of Greece and Northern Macedonia (copyright by Shutterstock/alexfan32)

Northern Macedonia And Greece To Sign A Treaty To Interconnect Gas Pipelines

Northern Macedonian’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev is expected to visit Athens in early May to sign a treaty promoting a pipeline gas interconnection project linking the two Balkan country’s gas networks.

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Flag of Ukraine (copyright by Shutterstock/E. S. Nugraha)

To Fuel Europe's Hydrogen Drive Gas TSO Of Ukraine Will Convert Pipeline Network

Following the example of other European gas pipeline operators, Ukraine’s GTS Ukrainy has announced that it will convert its pipeline network to accommodate hydrogen and construct dedicated hydrogen carrying pipelines to achieve carbon neutral targets.

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Flag of Saudi Arabia (copyright by Shutterstock/adidas4747)

Pipelines And Storage Tanks Are Added To Saudi Arabia's Capacity

A consortium comprising Dubai’s ENOC (Emirates National Oil Company) Group and Rotary Arabia have completed construction of four new pipelines from the Red Sea port’s Farabi Petrochemicals’ Yanbu facility to the nearby independent storage facility operated by Arab Tank Terminal Ltd. (ATTL). The ATTL facility has a petrochemical storage capacity of around 288,000 m³, spread over 28 tanks.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a press conference (copyright by Shutterstock/360b)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a press conference (copyright by Shutterstock/360b)

Construction Of Nord Stream 2 Defended By Merkel

Nord Stream 2 has been the centre of a long-running dispute between the United States and Germany. Washington has criticised Nordstream 2 for potentially increasing Europe’s dependence on Russian gas but at the same time seeing it as reducing opportunities for US liquid natural gas exports to Europe.

BP display stand with company redesign logo (copyright by Shutterstock/Tommy Lee Walker)
BP display stand with company redesign logo (copyright by Shutterstock/Tommy Lee Walker)

Plans move forward with BP's net zero corporate objective

As part of BP’s net zero corporate objective, the company plans to invest some $1.3 billion in an integrated oil, gas and water handling processing facility in the Permian basin. This is expected to be BP’s largest American-based onshore project investment, since it purchased the $10.5 billion worth of American shale assets from BHP.