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Planning For A North Sea Hydrogen Pipeline Network (© Fluxys)
Planning For A North Sea Hydrogen Pipeline Network (© Fluxys)

Planning For A North Sea Hydrogen Pipeline Network

Det Norske Veritas, more commonly known as DNV nowadays, has just completed a study asserting that a hydrogen pipeline network in the North Sea would be feasible and doable, highlighting the significant advantages of an offshore hydrogen backbone in the North and Baltic Seas.

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Bangalore on the map of India (© Shutterstock/Zarko Prusac)

Gas Leak from GAIL Pipeline Causes Explosion, Injuring Three People in Bangalore

Three people were seriously injured in an explosion caused by a gas pipeline leak in the HSR Layout 7th sector of Bangalore on Thursday.

According to a report published by Free Press Journal, the incident occurred when the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) accidentally broke the pipeline while digging a road, causing gas to leak into nearby homes.

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Flag of Mongolia infront of a statue of Genghis Khan (© Shutterstock/Pises Tungittipokai)

Mongolia to Decide on Russia-China Gas Pipeline Route after Cost Agreement Reached

Mongolia's Prime Minister Luvsannamsrain Oyun-Erdene stated on Wednesday, March 15, that the country would determine the route of the proposed Russia-China gas pipeline through its territory once its neighbours agree on costs, Reuters reported yesterday.

Sensirion Connected Solutions & Intero - The Sniffers Partner toTackle Methane Emissions (© Intero - The Sniffers)
Sensirion Connected Solutions & Intero - The Sniffers Partner toTackle Methane Emissions (© Intero - The Sniffers)

Sensirion Connected Solutions & Intero - The Sniffers Partner to Tackle Methane Emissions

Sensirion Connected Solutions, a provider of sensor-based monitoring solutions, and Intero - The Sniffers, an environmental and integrity service provider, have partnered to help the oil and gas industry reduce methane emissions and comply with voluntary initiatives and new standards, Intero - The Sniffers announced through a press release on Thursday, March 16.

Kazakhstan with flag embedded on the surface of the earth (© Shutterstock/Harvepino)
Kazakhstan with flag embedded on the surface of the earth (© Shutterstock/Harvepino)

KazTransOil to Send Tons of Oil to Germany via Druzhba Pipeline for the Third Time

Kazakhstan's oil transportation company, KazTransOil, plans to transport another 20,000 tons of oil to Germany via the Druzhba oil pipeline in April, according to Kazakh Energy Minister Bolat Akchulakov.

The announcement about the transportation of the third batch was made on the sidelines of the government meeting on March 14, as reported by Kazinform.

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The Union Jack of the United Kingdom (© Shutterstock/STILLFX)

Worley to Deliver Pre-FEED and Technical Survey for East Coast Hydrogen Pipeline

Global provider of professional project and asset services, Worley, has been awarded the contract to deliver the pre-Front End Engineering Design (pre-FEED) and technical survey for the East Coast Hydrogen Pipeline (ECHP) project, H2 Bulletin reported on Tuesday, March 14, 2022.

Logo of Wolf Carbon Solutions on a screen infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)
Logo of Wolf Carbon Solutions on a screen infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

Wolf Carbon Solutions Delays Pipeline Construction Schedule

Wolf Carbon Solutions' attorney, Amanda James, on Tuesday, March 14, informed Iowa state regulators that the company may not be able to meet its initial plan of constructing its carbon dioxide pipeline in Iowa in the second quarter of 2024, as initially planned.

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Azerbaijan on the map (© Shutterstock/Yusuf Ucuz)

Azerbaijan to Expand Natural Gas Pipeline to Meet Growing European Gas Demand

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev yesterday announced plans to increase the capacity of the country's natural gas pipeline to meet the growing demand in Europe.

According to Azernews, President Aliyev discussed the expansion during meetings with heads of leading German companies in Berlin.

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Map of Canada with all 10 provinces and territories (© Shutterstock/Pyty)

Pembina Pipeline's Cedar LNG Project Secures British Columbia's Environmental Approval

Pembina Pipeline Corporation announced yesterday that its Cedar LNG project had received environmental approval from the British Columbia government, Reuters reported on March 14.

Cedar has also been granted its first permit from the province's energy regulator for an approximately 8.5-kilometer pipeline connecting the project to the Coastal GasLink pipeline.

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

Canadian Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Cost Increases by 44% to $22.35 Billion

After a cost estimate hike last month, Trans Mountain pipeline faces yet another price hike of 44% from last year's estimated cost, Trans Mountain Corporation (TMC) announced.

According to a Reuters report on Friday, the cost of the government-owned Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion has increased to $22.35 billion (C$30.9 billion).

Members of the Young Pipeliners Engagement Committee - YPEC (© Pipeline Technology Conference)
Members of the Young Pipeliners Engagement Committee - YPEC (© Pipeline Technology Conference)

ptc Announces Establishment of the new Young Pipeliners Engagement Committee (YPEC)

The Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc) announces the establishment of a Young Pipeliners Engagement Committee (YPEC), a group of young professionals dedicated to promoting young talent in the international pipeline industry.

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Logo of Inpex on a screen infront of the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

Japan's Inpex to Test BTC Pipeline with a Batch of Kashagan Crude

A Japanese oil company, Inpex Corporation, will send a test batch of 7,000 tonnes of Kashagan crude from Kazakhstan through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline this month, the pipeline's operator, KazTransOil, said on Friday, March 10, CAN reported.

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Colombia on a 3D rendered map (© Shutterstock/HACK_CG)

Colombia's Promigas and TGI to Inaugurate Pipeline Interconnection Project

Colombian energy companies, Promigas and TGI, announced on Thursday that they would strengthen gas supply to the country's northern region by inaugurating a pipeline interconnection project later this month, BNamericas

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Flags of India and Bangladesh (© Shutterstock/Ahmed Elborollosy)

India & Bangladesh to Open their First Cross-Border Oil Pipeline for Diesel Transportation

Bangladesh and India plan to launch the recently completed India-Bangladesh pipeline on March 18, providing Bangladesh with a cheaper alternative for transporting its diesel imported from India.

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

B.C. Environment Minister to Decide Fate of Enbridge's Westcoast Gas Pipeline Project

British Columbia's Environment Minister, George Heyman, is currently reviewing the fate of Enbridge's Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project, a controversial pipeline project that would carry fracked gas across a complex patchwork of sovereign territories to a new LNG terminal on the coast, Canada's National Observers

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

US Regulator Orders TC Energy to Reduce Pressure on Keystone Pipeline after Massive Spill

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has ordered Canadian pipeline operator TC Energy to reduce the operating pressure on more than 1,000 additional miles of its Keystone pipeline.

Gas leak at Nord Stream 2 as seen from the Danish F-16 interceptor on Bornholm, Denmark September 27, 2022. (© Danish Defence Command)
Gas leak at Nord Stream 2 as seen from the Danish F-16 interceptor on Bornholm, Denmark September 27, 2022. (© Danish Defence Command)

Nord Stream Sleuthing Leaves The Pipeline Community No Wiser

After weeks of frenetic finger-pointing and accusations concerning who is truly to blame for the explosion and subsequent rupture of Nord Stream 1&2 gas pipelines, there is little to suggest that the new revelations are anything more than idle speculation.

Oil spill warning sign on the Huntington Beach (© Shutterstock/Darleine Heitman)
Oil spill warning sign on the Huntington Beach (© Shutterstock/Darleine Heitman)

Shipping Companies Tentatively Agree to Pay $100 Mn Over California Oil Pipeline Breach

A group of international shipping companies and their subsidiaries agreed last week to pay $96.5 million to Amplify Energy Corp. to dismiss one of the last remaining lawsuits over a massive oil spill off the Southern California coast that sent at least 596,000 liters of crude into the waters off Huntington Beach in October 2021.

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Flag of Pakistan (© Shutterstock/A Kisel)

Pakistan Could Face $18bn Fine in a Delayed Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline on its Territory

Pakistan is looking for a workaround to avoid a problem with the U.S. and billions of dollars in fines for the delayed Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project.

According to an article published by Press TV on March 4, sources privy to the matter revealed Pakistani lawmakers had demanded progress on the project, warning of penalties if it is not completed by the year-end.

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

Explosion at Nigeria Oil Pipeline Kills 12, Shell Blames Crude Oil Theft for the Tragedy

Shell blames crude oil theft for an explosion at Nigeria’s oil pipeline in Rumuekpe community, Emuoha Local Government Area of Rivers State. The explosion that occurred in the early hours of March 3, sparked fire,  leaving 12 dead, according to the Rivers State Police report.

Dr. Sameera Naib, Chair, Young Pipeline Professionals Europe (YPPE)
Dr. Sameera Naib, Chair, Young Pipeline Professionals Europe (YPPE)

Pipeline People: Dr. Sameera Naib, Chair, Young Pipeline Professionals Europe (YPPE)

Dr. ir. Sameera Naib is working as Senior Integrity Engineer at ROSEN. He specializes in remaining life estimations, crack assessments, fracture mechanics, risk analysis and integrity management.

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

Nord Stream Pipelines To Be Mothballed

In a major development likely sounding the death knell for the erstwhile pride of the extensive Russian pipeline network, Reuters has reported that Gazprom is set to seal up the damaged Nord Stream 1 & 2 pipelines to Europe as there are no plans to repair them.