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Flag of Nigeria covered in oil (© Shutterstock/Mehaniq)

Nigeria's Oil Production Drops in March Due to Pipeline Issues and Maintenance

Nigeria's oil production fell to 1.23 million barrels per day in March. 

The decline is attributed to oil companies' pipeline problems and ongoing maintenance, according to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Nigerian officials.

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

Disputed Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline Trespassing on Tribal Land in Wisconsin, US DOJ Says

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has weighed in on a long-running court battle over an oil and gas pipeline in Wisconsin, arguing that a Canadian company has been trespassing on tribal land for over a decade. 

Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Stefan Wenzel giving his keynote speech on “The German Hydrogen Core Network - Status of Planning” (© 2024 Ralph Thiele / EITEP)
Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Stefan Wenzel giving his keynote speech on “The German Hydrogen Core Network - Status of Planning” (© 2024 Ralph Thiele / EITEP)

19th Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc) Concludes with Unprecedented Global Participation

From 8-11 April 2024, Berlin hosted the 19th annual Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc), bringing together more than 1,000 attendees from 51 countries, representing a global forum for discussions on the future of pipeline technology.

House of Parliament & clock tower housing Big Ben (© Shutterstock/Alexey Fedorenko)
House of Parliament & clock tower housing Big Ben (© Shutterstock/Alexey Fedorenko)

UK Gov. Approves Pipeline to Capture and Store Industrial CO2 Offshore

The UK government has approved plans for a 60-kilometer pipeline that will capture industrial carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and store them offshore in depleted gas reservoirs.

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Rendering of a hydrogen pipeline (© Shutterstock/petrmalinak)

Germany Delays 9,700-km Hydrogen Pipeline Network to 2037 to Workout Financing Structure

Germany's ambitious plan for a €20 billion ($21.5 billion) hydrogen pipeline network has been pushed back five years to 2037, Hydrogeninsight reported on April 8, 2024.

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Flag of Croatia (© Shutterstock/adaptice photography)

Croatia Signs €533 Million Contract to Build 4 New Gas Pipelines

The plan to build four major gas pipelines in Croatia has entered the implementation phase after the government signed the contract with the gas pipeline operator, Total Croatia news reported on Monday, April 8, citing a report from 

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North Sea under a cloudy sky (© Shutterstock/Aastels)

North Sea European Nations Sign Agreement to Safeguard Underwater Pipelines and Cables

Six European countries bordering the North Sea signed an agreement Tuesday to bolster cooperation on protecting critical underwater infrastructure, including energy pipelines and communication cables due to concerns about potential sabotage by Russia.

Julien Losseau & Christophe Hosdain from Sourse (© Ralph Thiele/EITEP)
Julien Losseau & Christophe Hosdain from Sourse (© Ralph Thiele/EITEP)

Stratos Solution becomes Sourse - Providing Pipeline Monitoring Services for the European market

Sourse, formerly Stratos Solution, unveiled their rebranding strategy at the Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc) 2024, emphasizing their commitment to providing advanced pipeline monitoring services. Their fusion of geomatics knowledge with pipeline monitoring enables them to offer enhanced insights and real-time response capabilities, setting them apart from competitors.

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The flag of Australia (© Shutterstock/esfera)

Victorian Gas Pipeline Rupture Under Investigation as Authorities Seek Cause

The Australian National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is investigating a ruptured gas pipeline off the Victorian coast, which caused a visible sheen on the water's surface.

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Yuan on the map of Africa (© Shutterstock/Oleg Elkov)

China Vows Support for Uganda's Crude Oil Pipeline Despite Fierce Opposition

China’s support for the fiercely contested East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) could see the 1,443-km pipeline reach implementation even after Western financiers and insurers backed off amid claims of human rights violations and environmental concerns. 

 Flags of Gazprom and Russia flowing in the wind (© Shutterstock/rarrarorro)
Flags of Gazprom and Russia flowing in the wind (© Shutterstock/rarrarorro)

Russia’s Energy Companies Look Eastward for Export Markets as War Strains Westward Gas Sales

Russia's natural gas companies, Gazprom and Novatek, are taking steps to redirect exports eastward as tensions with the West simmer over the war in Ukraine.

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A pile of 100 US Dollar bills (© Shutterstock/RomanR)

PHMSA announces $392 Million in Grants to Support Pipeline Repair & Improvement Projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced $392 million in grants to support 130 projects aimed at fixing aging natural gas pipelines, helping reduce air pollution and reducing costs for ratepayers in 26 states.

Logo of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)
Logo of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

NNPC to Replace Aging 5,000-km Pipeline Network in Three Years

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will replace its entire 5,000-kilometer petroleum products pipeline network within three years to ensure the reliability of its supply network.

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Flags of Turkmenistan & Pakistan (© Shutterstock/esfera)

Turkmenistan and Pakistan Vow to Fast Track TAPI Gas Pipeline Project

Turkmenistan and Pakistan reaffirmed their commitment to completing the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project as soon as possible, Trend news agency reported on April 2, citi

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Totem poles at Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada (© Shutterstock/poemnist)

Canada’s First Nations Investing Enormously in Canadian Pipeline & Other Energy Projects

Canada's First Nations are increasingly acquiring stakes in energy projects across the country, seeking economic benefits from developments on their traditional territories. 

Energy companies, in turn, are looking to Indigenous communities as a source of capital.

Pipeline with refinery in the background (© Shutterstock/Kodda)
Pipeline with refinery in the background (© Shutterstock/Kodda)

Iraq Pipeline Repairs Raise Hope for a Potential Resumption of Northern Oil Exports

The ongoing repairs on the Iraq-Turkey pipeline raise new hopes for the resumption of oil exports from Nothern Iraq through Turkey, Iraq Oil Report explained in a news article published on Monday, April 1, 2024. 

Enbridge Energy Headquarter (© Shutterstock/ JHVEPhoto)
Enbridge Energy Headquarter (© Shutterstock/ JHVEPhoto)

Enbridge Closes $3.1 Billion Sale of Pipeline Stakes to Pembina

Enbridge Inc., a leading North American energy giant on Monday, April 1, announced the closing of the previously announced sale of its 50% interests in the Alliance and its 42.7% interest in Aux Sable pipelines to Pembina Pipeline

Aerial view of Seagirt Marine Terminal in Port of Baltimore, Mayland, United States (© Shutterstock/WWK Photography)
Aerial view of Seagirt Marine Terminal in Port of Baltimore, Mayland, United States (© Shutterstock/WWK Photography)

Colonial Pipeline Postpones Baltimore Fuel Pipeline Shutdown to May

Colonial Pipeline announced on Wednesday, March 27, that it would delay the planned shutdown of a small pipeline delivering fuel to North Baltimore from April 1 to May 1, 2024, Reuters reported last Friday.