Daniel Onyango

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Daniel is a versatile online journalist with a knack for writing news reports covering a wide range of subjects across industries, including disruptive technology, energy, renewables, sustainability, politics, business, innovations, health, aviation, and IoT. He worked with Empire Media Group Inc., Magnetic Media, and Which-50 Media before joining the ptj Editorial Team.

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Seal of the NTSB infront of a screen with the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)
Seal of the NTSB infront of a screen with the website (© Shutterstock/T. Schneider)

NTSB Calls for Changes to San Pedro Bay Oil Operations Following Huntington Beach Spill

Following a two-year investigation into the October 2021 oil spill off Huntington Beach, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) calls for changes to San Pedro Bay oil operations and nationwide communication protocols between offshore oil and shipping companies.

The Mackinac Bridge over the Straits of Mackinac, connecting Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas (© Shutterstock/Craig Sterken)
The Mackinac Bridge over the Straits of Mackinac, connecting Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas (© Shutterstock/Craig Sterken)

Michigan Approves Tunnel Project to Replace Controversial Line 5 Pipeline

The Michigan Public Service Commission has approved a controversial project to relocate a segment of Enbridge's Line 5 oil and natural gas pipeline from the bed of the Straits of Mackinac to a service tunnel beneath it.

The  2-0 vote on December 1 paves the way for the "Great Lakes Tunnel" project, intended to address concerns about the vulnerability of the aging pipeline.

Flags of the United Arab Emirates and Morocco with blurred green background (© Shutterstock/Aritra Deb)
Flags of the United Arab Emirates and Morocco with blurred green background (© Shutterstock/Aritra Deb)

UAE, Morocco Sign Deal to Invest in Africa-Atlantic Gas Pipeline

Morocco and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement to invest in the construction of the Africa-Atlantic gas pipeline, a major project that will transport gas from Nigeria to North Africa and ultimately to Europe.

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)

Trans Mountain Expansion Project Delayed Again by Canadian Regulator's Tough Decision

Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) project faces further delay following the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) decision to deny the company’s request for a variance on a section of the oil pipeline under construction in British Columbia, potentially delaying the 590,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) expansion.

Flag of Greece (© Shutterstock/akedesign)
Flag of Greece (© Shutterstock/akedesign)

Corinth Pipeworks Awarded €27 Million Contract for Hydrogen-Ready Pipeline in Greece

DESFA, the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator, has awarded a contract exceeding $29 million (€27 million) to Corinth Pipework to manufacture and supply pipes for a major gas pipeline project in the Middle East.

British Columbia on the map (© Shutterstock/Tudoran Andrei)
British Columbia on the map (© Shutterstock/Tudoran Andrei)

Coastal GasLink Pipeline Mechanical Construction Completed Ahead of the Year-End Deadline

The Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline that stretches across northern British Columbia (BC) is mechanically complete ahead of the company’s year-end deadline.

The accomplishment marks a significant milestone for the project, which will deliver natural gas to the LNG Canada processing and export facility in Kitimat, on BC’s northern coast.

European Union flag infront of the European Commission (© Shutterstock/symbiot)
European Union flag infront of the European Commission (© Shutterstock/symbiot)

EastMed Pipeline Remains on EU's New List of Common Interest Projects

The European Commission has kept EastMed Pipeline proposed to connect the gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean to Greece via Cyprus and Crete on its new list of Projects of Common Interest (PCI) despite a delayed investment.

Hamilton, a 127-meter U.S. Coast Guard cutter (WMLS-753) (© Shutterstock/Daniel Wright98)
Hamilton, a 127-meter U.S. Coast Guard cutter (WMLS-753) (© Shutterstock/Daniel Wright98)

U.S. Coast Guard Expands Search to Nearby Oil Pipelines for Source of Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard expanded its search for the source of the leak that spewed 1.1 million gallons of oil in the Gulf of Mexico south off South Pass on November 16, 2023, as the source of the leak remains unknown.

The Coast Guard plans to include other pipelines near a Main Pass Oil Gathering line that was shut down on the day the spill was discovered.

STATS Group Remote Tecno Plug (© STATS Group)
STATS Group Remote Tecno Plug (© STATS Group)

Pipeline Technology Company STATS Group Strengthens Presence in Australia and Asia Pacific

STATS Group (STATS) has significantly strengthened its presence in Australia and the wider Asia Pacific (APAC) hydrocarbon sector.

According to the company’s announcement, it has secured several landmark projects, gained increased market recognition, and expanded its team in the region, demonstrating its commitment to long-term growth and success in APAC.

OCENSA has awarded ROSEN Group in the Technology and Innovation category at the Supply Award 2023 (© ROSEN Group/OCENSA)
OCENSA has awarded ROSEN Group in the Technology and Innovation category at the Supply Award 2023 (© ROSEN Group/OCENSA)

ROSEN Group Receives OCENSA's Supply Award for Innovative Pipeline Integrity Solutions

ROSEN Group has been awarded the Technology and Innovation category of OCENSA's Supply Award 2023 for its technological innovation in integrity management, the company announced on November 29, 2023.

The prestigious recognition highlights ROSEN's innovative approach to pipeline integrity management, specifically for the detection of circumferential cracks caused by external factors.