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Gas valve and the flag of Finland (© Shutterstock/max.ku)

Balticconnector Gas Pipeline Resumes Operations After 7-month Outage Due to Gas Leak

Finland’s Balticconnector offshore gas pipeline has resumed commercial operations after a seven-month closure caused by a leak last October, LNGPrime reported on Tuesday, April 23, 204. 

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 Bill Proposes Stricter Regulations for Carbon Capture Pipeline Projects

Legislation introduced this week in Illinois would impose stricter regulations and increased scrutiny on proposed carbon dioxide pipeline and sequestration projects.

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Flag of Ghana on a pipeline (© Shutterstock/Ink Drop)

Genser Energy Commissions 110km Natural Gas Pipeline in Ghana to Boost Energy Supplies

Genser Energy, a leading Ghanaian energy company, has officially commissioned a 110-kilometer natural gas pipeline at Anwomaso in the Oforikrom Municipality of the Ashanti Region to boost gas supplies in the region.

 Logo of TC Energy on a screen infront of the website (© Shutterstock/Wirestock Creators)
Logo of TC Energy on a screen infront of the website (© Shutterstock/Wirestock Creators)

TC Energy Pipeline Rupture Sparks Wildfire in Alberta, No reported Casualties

A section of TC Energy's NGTL gas pipeline system ruptured and ignited on Tuesday, sparking a wildfire in a remote area of Yellowhead County, Alberta, Reuters reported on Wednesday, April 17, citing the company’s statement.

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

Key Iraq-Turkey Oil Pipeline to Resume Operations Following Completion of Repairs

Iraq, a member of the OPEC oil cartel, has completed repairs on a key pipeline to Turkey and is poised to resume crude oil exports by the end of April, according to an Iraqi oil official.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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