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Gulf of Oman & Strait of Hormuz on the map (© Shutterstock/Nick Beer)
Gulf of Oman & Strait of Hormuz on the map (© Shutterstock/Nick Beer)

Iran Working on Major Gas Pipeline to Boost Domestic Supply and Export Capacities

The National Iranian Gas Company's engineering subsidiary, led by Reza Noshadi, on Tuesday, gave updates on the progress of a 200-kilometre gas pipeline from Minab to Kuhmobarak on the Sea of Oman.

According to the reports, the pipeline is expected to increase the gas supply to domestic customers in the region while demonstrating Iran's ability to supply gas to Oman.

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

Federal Appeals Court Vacates Water Permit for Mountain Valley Pipeline

Mountain Valley pipeline faces another setback after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a water permit necessary for the development of the $6.2 billion pipeline in West Virginia.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg in New York on the 31st January 2023 (© Shutterstock/lev radin)
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg in New York on the 31st January 2023 (© Shutterstock/lev radin)

435-km Of US Gas Pipeline Network To Be Modernized, Reducing Methane Gas Emissions

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) will announce a historic $196 million in grants for 37 projects spread across 19 of the United States of America.

This new grant program helps improve public safety, protect public health, and reduce methane emissions from natural gas distribution pipes.

Close-up on Euro notes (© Shutterstock/Valentin Si)
Close-up on Euro notes (© Shutterstock/Valentin Si)

Hungary to Pay Ukraine for Uninterrupted Oil Supply through Druzhba Pipeline

Hungary is set to begin paying Ukraine for the transit of Russian crude oil via the Ukrainian section of the Druzhba pipeline to ensure an uninterrupted oil supply, MENAFN reported on the 2nd April, citing a report from Reuters.

Floating barrier against oil spills (© Shutterstock/Bjoern Wylezich)
Floating barrier against oil spills (© Shutterstock/Bjoern Wylezich)

Pipeline Sealed a Week After Catastrophic Oil Spill in Poole Harbour

The pipeline responsible for the oil spill in Poole Harbour has been successfully sealed, with cleaning operations ongoing, Bournemouth Daily Echo reported on Sunday.

According to a statement issued by the Poole Harbour Commissioners on April 2, the clean-up operation has been ongoing since the incident, with pipeline excavation work continuing over the weekend.

Sri Lanka on the map (© Shutterstock/Eivaisla)
Sri Lanka on the map (© Shutterstock/Eivaisla)

Sri Lanka & India in Talks for an Oil Pipeline From India to Trincomalee Port

Sri Lanka's President, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Tuesday, March 28, disclosed that his government is in discussions with India to construct an oil pipeline to transport fuel to the Eastern Port of Trincomalee.

Flags of Canada and Mexico (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)
Flags of Canada and Mexico (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)

Canada's ATCO Transfers Unfinished Pipeline Ownership to Mexico After $100M Damages Award

Canada's ATCO Ltd has agreed to transfer ownership of an unfinished natural gas pipeline in Mexico to the Mexican government after a dispute with the country's state power company, Reuters reported on Thursday, March 30, 2023.

According to two officials who spoke with Reuters, the agreement marks a rare breakthrough in ongoing tensions over energy between the two countries.

A stack of pipes (© Shutterstock/ivandan)
A stack of pipes (© Shutterstock/ivandan)

Corinth Pipeworks Wins Pipeline Contract for Renewable Energy Project in North Sea

Corinth Pipeworks, the steel pipes division of Cenergy Holdings, has secured a contract from ONE-Dyas B.V. to supply High Frequency Welded (HFW) steel pipes for the N05-A platform located in the North Sea, Cenergy Holdings announced through a press release on Tuesday, March 28, 2023.

Colombia on the map (© Shutterstock/EBPhoto)
Colombia on the map (© Shutterstock/EBPhoto)

Cenit Suspends Oil Transportation for 12 Days Due to Pipeline Attacks

Cenit, a subsidiary of Colombia's state-run energy company Ecopetrol, has suspended oil pumping operations for 12 days along the Cano Limon-Covenas pipeline due to recent attacks on the infrastructure, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Flags of Bangladesh and India (© Shutterstock/NINA IMAGES)

ABB India Supplies Automation Solutions for India-Bangladesh Oil Pipeline

ABB India has provided integrated automation and control solutions to Numaligarh Refinery (NRL) for monitoring and managing a 130-km cross-border oil pipeline between India and Bangladesh, Businessline reported on Wednesday, March 29.

Turkey & Iraq on a wooden map (© Shutterstock/AlexandrinaZ)
Turkey & Iraq on a wooden map (© Shutterstock/AlexandrinaZ)

Operations on the 970-km Kirkuk - Ceyhan Pipeline Halted - Court Upholds Iraqi Position

Iraq was forced to halt around 450,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude exports from the Kurdistan Region (KRI) on Saturday through an export pipeline that runs from its northern Kirkuk oil fields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan.

H2 hydrogen molecule (© Shutterstock/Alexander Limbach)
H2 hydrogen molecule (© Shutterstock/Alexander Limbach)

German Pipeline Network Fit For Hydrogen Utilization

The results of the research are groundbreaking for the future of hydrogen. Of the three main challenges along the value chain - production, transportation and utilization - transportation has now been fundamentally solved." ~
(Prof. Gerald Linke, Chairman of the Board of the Deutscher Verein des Gas- und Wasserfaches (DVGW) -  German Gas and Water Industry Association)

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

Romanian Companies to Construct New Pipelines in a $298.5M Gas Delivery Deal with Transgaz

Romania's OMV Petrom and Romgaz have signed a $298.5 million natural gas delivery contract with Transgaz, the country's national gas transmission company, MarketScreener reported yesterday, citing a report published by SeeNews.

Logo of Energy Transfer infront of the HQ in Dallas, Texas (© Shutterstock/JHVEPhoto)
Logo of Energy Transfer infront of the HQ in Dallas, Texas (© Shutterstock/JHVEPhoto)

Energy Transfer to Expand Oil Pipeline Network with $1.45 Billion Acquisition

Dallas-based Energy Transfer on Monday, March 27, announced its plans to expand its oil pipeline network by over 3,000 miles following the purchase of Lotus Midstream, a Sugar Land energy company, for $1.45 billion, the company announced via a press release.

Waving flags of Denmark and Germany (© Shutterstock/esfera)
Waving flags of Denmark and Germany (© Shutterstock/esfera)

Denmark and Germany to Build Hydrogen Pipeline by 2028, Boosting Green Energy Exports

Denmark and Germany have agreed to build a hydrogen pipeline between the two countries, which is expected to be operational by 2028. The pipeline is expected to help Denmark achieve its target of producing 20 TWh of hydrogen from 4-6 GW of electrolyser capacities by 2030, while also catering to Germany's anticipated demand for 90 TWh of hydrogen by the same year.

Logo of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration - PHMSA (© PHMSA)
Logo of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration - PHMSA (© PHMSA)

PHMSA Acts To Strengthen Pipeline Safety Training Of First Responders

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced this week that more than $25 million will be made available in grant funding through its pipeline and hazardous materials (hazmat) safety programs.

Flag of Canada (© Shutterstock/Tatohra)
Flag of Canada (© Shutterstock/Tatohra)

Trans Mountain Expansion Project May Be Canada's Last Major Oil Pipeline, Experts Say

As a protracted saga over the Trans Mountain pipeline nears the end as the expansion project enters its final phase, some industry experts believe it could be Canada's last major oil pipeline project following a shrinking oil production in Western Canada, CBC news reported last week.

From left to right: electric welding tractor PW150-E, fully electric horizontal drilling rig HDD45-E, fully electric mud pump HPP400-E, ergonomic vacuum crawler VC70 (© STREICHER)
From left to right: electric welding tractor PW150-E, fully electric horizontal drilling rig HDD45-E, fully electric mud pump HPP400-E, ergonomic vacuum crawler VC70 (© STREICHER)

STREICHER introduces three sustainable new products

The newly developed HDD45-E horizontal drilling rig is designed for operation in confined spaces due to its compact design.

Kuwait on the map (© Shutterstock/JPstock)
Kuwait on the map (© Shutterstock/JPstock)

Kuwait Oil Company Declared State of Emergency Over Land Oil Spill Caused by Pipeline Leak

The Kuwait Oil Company announced on Monday, March 20, that it had declared a state of emergency after an oil spill occurred on land due to a pipeline leak, as environmental activists criticized the incident as a "recurring problem" in the Gulf state, France 24 reported.

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

Russia and China Reach Agreement on Power of Siberia 2 Gas Pipeline

Moscow, Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday that Russia and China had reached an agreement on the Power of Siberia 2 gas pipeline. The new pipeline will connect Siberia to northwest China and will be a 2600-km pipeline originating in the Bovanenkovo and Kharasavey gas fields in Yamal.