A planned 3300-km dedicated hydrogen pipeline between Italy, Austria and Germany dubbed SoutH2 Corridor by the pipeline cognoscenti has been awarded a fast-track permitting process and can get access to European funding from the so-called Connecting Europe Facility.
With the glaring loss of Russia's most attractive natural gas market in Europe following its invasion of Ukraine nearly two years ago, the construction of gas export pipelines to ensure a financial lifeline for the war-torn country has become imperative to Russia's raison d'être.
German gas transmissions operators have presented plans for an 9 700-km 'core' hydrogen pipeline network crisscrossing the country. The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK), in a Twitter post, explained that 60% of the pipelines in the network will consist of existing, repurposed natural gas pipelines, with the remaining 40% built from scratch.
Tree Energy Solutions (TES) Canada H2 will build a Canadian dollar $4 billion ($2.9 US) green hydrogen project in Quebec, reducing the province's carbon emissions by 2030, according to Reuters.
A likely gas leak has put the 77-km gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia, called the Balticconnector and launched in 2020, out of commission.
Equitrans Midstream Corporation (ETRN), the operator of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), entered into a watershed Consent Agreement on 3 October with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). This agreement strengthens MVP's commitment to pipeline safety and construction transparency as well as its alignment with regulatory compliance.
Amid attention-grabbing transboundary pipeline projects such as the re-opening of the Kirkuk-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline or the to be constructed Igdir-Nakhchivan gas pipeline from Azerbaijan to Turkey, ONEOK, an American diversified corporation focused primarily on the natural gas industry and headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has without fanfare acquired Magellan Midstream Partners for $18.8 billion,
Key new details of the explosions which ultimately crippled Nord Stream gas pipeline last year in the Baltic Sea have been revealed: researchers in Norway presented seismic evidence of the four explosions, becoming the first national body to publicly confirm the second two detonations as well as revealing a detailed timing of events.
As TC Energy's 670-km natural gas pipeline (dubbed Coastal GasLink) nears completion in British Columbia, Canada, the British Columbia's Environmental Assessment Office has fined the pipeline Canadian $346,000 - $256,810 for non-compliance with environmental regulations.
New data from what purports to be a seminal scientific study coordinated by UNEP's International Methane Emissions Observatory, Utrecht University and the Environmental Defense Fund reveals that oil production in Romania likely emitted approximately 120 kilotons of methane in 2019.