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Flags of Turkey & Iraq (© Shutterstock/ruskpp)

Iraq and Turkey Discuss Restarting 970-km Kirkuk-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline

Iraq's oil minister Hayan Abdel-Ghani arrived in Ankara to discuss several issues including the resumption of oil exports through the Ceyhan oil terminal via the Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline, a source in the minister's office told Reuters on Monday.

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Logos of ROSEN & Speir Hunter (© ROSEN Group & Speir Hunter Ltd.)

ROSEN Partners with Speir Hunter to Enhance Pipeline Inspection Technologies

ROSEN, a global leader in cutting-edge integrity solutions, announced entering into a strategic partnership with Speir Hunter, a company specializing in innovative aboveground inspection solutions, in a bid to enhance pipeline inspection capabilities. 

GASCADE Headquarter in Kassel, Germany (© GASCADE)
GASCADE Headquarter in Kassel, Germany (© GASCADE)

Approval of the Ostsee Anbindungsleitung (OAL) pipeline's first section

The Bergamt Stralsund granted approval for the first section of the Ostsee Anbindungsleitung (OAL) pipeline. The approximately 50-kilometre-long pipeline will connect the planned LNG terminal in the port of Mukran with the German gas pipeline network in Lubmin. The completion of the construction work is scheduled for the end of 2023.

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Stock Market Information and Graph (© Shutterstock/Vintage Tone)

Natgas Trade Groups Huddle Up In Opposition To Methane Gas Pipeline Emissions Plan

The U.S. natural gas trade groups this past week are opposing the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) plan to reduce emissions from over 4,344,300-km of gas transmission systems and storage facilities, one conceived to support President Biden's methane emissions reduction action plan.

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Flags of Iran & Pakistan (© Shutterstock/esfera)

Pakistan and Iran Actively Engaged to Ensure Completion of Key Gas Pipeline Project

Pakistan's Minister of State for Petroleum, Musadik Malik, on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023, reaffirmed Islamabad’s efforts to maintain momentum on a significant gas pipeline project linking the nation with Iran.

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

Consumers Energy Invests $550 Mn in Natural Gas Pipeline to Meet Michigan Heating Needs

Consumers Energy has invested $550 million in a natural gas pipeline replacement initiative to address Michigan heating needs despite the push for a transition to green energy.

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

Huge Legal Victory for Mountain Valley Pipeline

A U.S. Appeals Court late last week rejected a challenge to federal approvals for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, in a decision that likely will end legal fights over the construction of the $6.6 billion, 490-km natural gas pipeline project led by Equitrans Midstream.

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Logos of Eni & SLB (© Eni & SLB)

Eni and SLB team up to improve Pipeline Integrity Monitoring and Analysis

Italian energy company Eni, through its subsidiary Enivibes, and US-based technology company SLB announced an alliance to deploy e-vpms®, a vibroacoustic pipeline monitoring system capable of providing real-time analysis, monitoring and leak detection for pipelines around the world.

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Website of Cheniere Energy on a screen infront of the company's logo (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

Cheniere Energy Inc Plans New Pipeline to Expand LNG Export Capacity

Cheniere Energy, the largest U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, announced plans to construct a new pipeline to link its Louisiana expansion project to other pipelines in major shale-gas producing regions to mitigate risks and ensure a stable supply of natural gas.

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Map of West Africa made of wood (© Shutterstock/Olena Ilchenko)

Global Consulting Group RPS Secures Contract for Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline Project

RPS, a renowned global consulting group, announced securing a significant contract to support the ambitious Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline Project, Morocco World News reported. 

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Sri Lanka on the map (© Shutterstock/Eivaisla)

India and Sri Lanka Focus on Economic Connectivity with Air, Sea, and Pipeline Projects

Two neighboring countries, India and Sri Lanka signed bilateral agreements to enhance economic ties through increased air and sea connectivity, the Wire news outlet reported.

According to the report, both nations have given the green light for further feasibility studies on pipelines and land bridges to bolster their economic linkages.

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Closeup of the sign at the entrance to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters in Washington, DC (© Shutterstock/Tada Images)

United States To Provide $1.5 billion In Funding To Monitor Methane Emissions From Pipelines

The U.S. government will provide up to $1.55 billion in funding to monitor and reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said yesterday.

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Flag of Texas (© Shutterstock/patrice6000)

Kinder Morgan and Howard Energy Partners Champion New 193-km Large Diameter Pipeline in South Texas

The Dos Caminos natural gas expansion project in the Eagle Ford Shale of south Texas will use more than 193-km of new large diameter pipeline.

Dos Caminos is a joint venture between HEP and an affiliate of Eagle Ford Midstream LP (EFM). The green light was given after the receipt of the necessary binding commercial agreements.

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Flag of Greece (© Shutterstock/akedesign)

Greek Gas Operator DESFA Plans $1.12B Hydrogen Pipeline to Link Greece and Bulgaria

Greek gas grid operator DESFA has unveiled plans to construct a $1.12 billion (€1 billion) hydrogen pipeline linking Greece to Bulgaria, forming part of a future European southeastern corridor.

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Entrance to the ExxonMobil world headquarters located in Irving, Texas (© Shutterstock/Katherine Welles)

ExxonMobil on Acquires Denbury Resources for $5 Billion to Boost Low-Carbon Strategy

ExxonMobil acquired Denbury Resources for $5 billion, marking its major milestone in the carbon capture and storage (CCUS) sector. According to a report published by Carbon Credit on Friday, the purchase aims to enhance Exxon's CCUS capacity and support its low-carbon energy strategy.

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Logo of the PCK Raffinerie GmbH on a building of the Schwedt refinery (© Shutterstock/Sergey Kohl)

German Oil Refinery Seeks $441 Million Government Aid for Pipeline Upgrade

PCK Schwedt, a German oil refinery, has requested $441 million (€400 million) in government aid from the country's economy ministry to enhance the Rostock-Schwedt pipeline.

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Coast of the Barents Sea near Kirkenes in the northeast of Norway (© Shutterstock/Ana del Castillo)

Proposed $5B Norwegian Gas Export Pipeline Could Ease Europe's LNG Dependency

A new report by Wood Mackenzie, a global insight business for renewables, energy, and natural resources, suggests that a proposed $5 billion export route linking gas fields in the Barents Sea in Northern Norway to European markets could potentially alleviate the continent's reliance on liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports.

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Judge's gavel on the table (© Shutterstock/FabrikaSimf)

Court Orders Construction of Mountain Valley Pipeline To Cease

Construction on the 490-km Mountain Valley Pipeline has come to an abrupt halt after an appellate court issued a one sentence stay and did not offer an explanation. Work was halted in the Jefferson National Forest, Virginia.

Pipeline operator Equitrans Midstream said on Tuesday it is evaluating all legal options, including an emergency appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Turbine of a MethaneAir plane (© MethaneAir)

Game Changing Methane Monitoring Technology To Combat Climate Change

MethaneSAT is a planned American-New Zealand space mission currently scheduled for launch in January 2024. The mission is planned to be an Earth observation satellite that will monitor and study global methane emissions in order to combat climate change.

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Rendering of hydrogen pipeline (© Shutterstock/petrmalinak)

Building The Hydrogen Pipeline Transmission Grid in Germany

TenneT, Gasunie Deutschland, Thyssengas and bayernets, four major European energy companies, have published a compelling study entitled "Quo vadis Elektrolyse?" contending that hydrogen power plants and their accompanying hydrogen pipeline transmission grid will secure the energy future of Germany, if not the world.

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Flag of Malaysia on the map (© Shutterstock/hyotographics)

Southeast Asian Nations Look To CCS As They Struggle With Climate Change

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) was the central focus of a discussion at the Energy Asia 2023 conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Companies and countries are clamoring to build Asian carbon storage hubs throughout the region in an attempt to mitigate the harmful effects of carbon emissions.