Politics & Regulation

Rendering of a pressure gauge on a hydrogen pipeline (© Shutterstock/r.classen)
Rendering of a pressure gauge on a hydrogen pipeline (© Shutterstock/r.classen)

Germany, Austria and Italy Agree to Develop Southern Hydrogen Corridor Pipeline Project

Germany, Austria, and Italy signed a joint declaration of intent on Thursday, May 30, 2024, to develop the South Hydrogen Corridor, a pipeline project aimed at transporting renewable hydrogen to industrial centers across Europe.

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Flag of benin and national flag of niger (copyright by Shutterstock/esfera)

Unresolved Niger-Benin Border Dispute Stalls Major West Africa’s Oil Pipeline Project

A meeting between Benin and Niger officials last week failed to resolve a border dispute that is hindering a planned oil pipeline project, according to statements from both countries. 

 Statue of Abraham Lincoln infront of the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, Illinois (© Shutterstock/Paul Brady Photography)
Statue of Abraham Lincoln infront of the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, Illinois (© Shutterstock/Paul Brady Photography)

Illinois Legislature Approves New Rules for Carbon Capture Pipeline Projects

In a last-minute legislative move, the Illinois state legislature has amended a proposal related to dental care, paving the way for carbon capture pipelines. 

Bridge with pipelines (© Shutterstock/tcly)
Bridge with pipelines (© Shutterstock/tcly)

Kazakh Oil Transit to Germany Remains Intact After Druzhba Pipeline Dispute Resolved

Pipeline operators in Poland and Russia reached an agreement last Friday, May 25, to ensure the continued flow of Kazakh oil to Germany through the Druzhba pipeline, averting a potential disruption in June, according to sources cited by Reuters. 

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Flags of China and Russia (© Shutterstock/Vitalii Vodolazskyi)

Russia’s Stalled Power of Siberia 2 Pipeline Highlights China’s Energy Leverage

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent visit to China has been marked by handshakes, joint statements, and a display of their “no limits” friendship with counterpart Xi Jinping. 

Courtroom with US flag and state seal and flag of the state of Delaware (© Shutterstock/HTGanzo)
Courtroom with US flag and state seal and flag of the state of Delaware (© Shutterstock/HTGanzo)

TC Energy to Appeal Nearly $200 Million Share of Damages in Columbia Pipeline Acquisition

TC Energy Corporation announced Wednesday through a press release that it will appeal a Delaware court decision assigning it half the responsibility for $398.4 million in damages awarded to stockholders of Columbia Pipeline Group.

Rendering of hydrogen molecules (© Shutterstock/atk work)
Rendering of hydrogen molecules (© Shutterstock/atk work)

Namibia & South Africa Plan a Feasibility Study for Africa's First Green Hydrogen Pipeline

Namibia and South Africa are set to explore the feasibility of building Africa's first pipeline dedicated to transporting green hydrogen, according to a presidential announcement at the 2024 World Hydrogen Summit.

The logo of the Canada Energy Regulator infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)
The logo of the Canada Energy Regulator infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

Regulator Orders Pressure Reduction for TC Energy’s Alberta Gas Pipeline After Rupture

The Canada Energy Regulator (CER), on Wednesday, May 15, ordered TC Energy’s NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd (NGTL) to further reduce pressure on its Grande Prairie Mainline gas pipeline near Edson, Alberta.

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

Paraguay Pushes $1.5 Billion Rival Gas Pipeline Plan to Connect Argentina and Brazil

Paraguay is in advanced talks with energy firms and government officials from Argentina and Brazil over a potential $1.5 billion gas pipeline project, aiming to create a new route for gas flow in the region.

This plan would compete with a separate Bolivian proposal to repurpose existing pipelines for the same purpose if realized.

Iran & Pakistan on the map (© Shutterstock/Claudio Divizia)
Iran & Pakistan on the map (© Shutterstock/Claudio Divizia)

Iran, Pakistan Exploring Ways to Complete Long-Delayed Gas Pipeline Project

Iran and Pakistan are exploring ways to complete a gas pipeline project stalled for over a decade due to sanctions concerns according to Iran's Consul General to Pakistan, Hassan Nourian.

Nourian told reporters in Karachi on Monday that Iran sees "political determination from Pakistan to complete the project."