Gas

NNPC's OB3 Gas Pipeline Set to Be Completed by August

NNPC's OB3 Gas Pipeline is poised for completion by August, marking a significant milestone with the promise of delivering 2.2 billion standard cubic feet of gas to bolster national supply.

Southern Star Responds to Pipeline Fire in Terlton, Oklahoma

Investigators said they are still working to determine the cause of the fire, which occurred during maintenance work on a gas pipeline the morning of June 22.

Kinetik Completes Acquisition of Durango Midstream’s New Mexico Gathering, Processing System

Kinetik funded the cash consideration for the Durango acquisition with proceeds from the divestiture of its 16% equity interest in the Gulf Coast Express pipeline, which was completed on June 4, 2024.

U.S. LNG Projects Imperiled by Surging Labor Costs

A shortage of skilled labor and nagging inflation from strong wage growth on the U.S. Gulf Coast are pressuring LNG developers and delaying some projects from reaching a financial go-ahead.

Constellation Energy Retires Gas-Fired Mystic Generating Station in Massachusetts

Constellation Energy on May 31 permanently shut down the natural gas-fired Mystic Generating Station located in Charlestown, Massachusetts, the EIA reported on Monday.

EPA to Review Texas' Oversight of Oil, Gas Wastewater Disposal Wells

The review follows a petition from nine environmental groups and aims to assess if the Texas Railroad Commission meets federal standards for protecting public health and the environment.

EU Adopts 14th Sanctions Package Against Russia, Targets LNG Exports

The European Union has introduced a new round of sanctions against Russia, marking the first time its gas exports, particularly liquefied natural gas (LNG), are targeted.

China's Wison New Energies to Exit Russian Projects, Impacting Arctic LNG 2

Chinese engineering firm Wison New Energies has decided to discontinue all of its ongoing Russian projects and will immediately and indefinitely stop taking any new Russian business, the company said in a LinkedIn post.

Nigeria's 384-Mile AKK Gas Pipeline to Be Finished by Early 2025, NNPC Says

Construction of Nigeria's 614-km (384-mile) natural gas pipeline will be completed by the first quarter of 2025, the head of state oil firm NNPC said on Friday, two years after the initial planned completion date.

Fulcrum LNG to Assist Guyana in Developing Natural Gas Resources

U.S. firm Fulcrum LNG was selected to help Guyana develop a plan to design, finance, construct and operate a natural gas processing facility in the South American country, President Irfaan Ali said on Thursday.

Genting Berhad Signs $963 Million Deal for Indonesian Floating LNG Facility

Genting Berhad has signed a $962.8 million deal for a floating LNG facility from China's Wison New Energies, the Malaysian company said on Thursday.

U.S. Natural Gas Venting, Flaring Declined to 18-Year Low in 2023, EIA Reports

The yearly amount of natural gas vented or flared in the U.S. decreased to 0.5% of gross withdrawals in 2023, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimated on Thursday, based on preliminary state and federal data.

Carlyle Forms New Mediterranean Oil and Gas Firm in $945 Million Energean Deal

Carlyle will form a new Mediterranean-focused oil and gas company led by former BP CEO Tony Hayward after the private equity fund agreed to acquire Energean's assets in Egypt, Italy and Croatia for up to $945 million.

QatarEnergy, Exxon Move to Remove Contractor from Texas Gas Project Amid Bankruptcy

Joint venture partners QatarEnergy and ExxonMobil are urgently seeking court action to remove contractor Zachry Industrial from their $10-billion Golden Pass LNG project in Texas.

TGS Proposes $500 Million Expansion of Vaca Muerta Gas Pipeline

Argentine gas transportation firm TGS said on Wednesday it has proposed investing $500 million to expand the capacity of a government-owned natural gas pipeline that connects to the country's massive Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas formation.

Russian Court Orders $102 Million Award of Commerzbank Assets to Pipeline Firm

A Russian court has ordered that Commerzbank assets worth $101.86 million be awarded in damages to a company overseeing construction of a gas processing plant in northwest Russia, court documents showed.

TotalEnergies, NNPC to Invest $550 Million in Nigeria Gas Facility

The investment would include a gas processing plant and a pipeline, said the source who is privy to the agreement but could not be named as they were not authorized to speak on the issue.

Indonesia to Begin Construction of 152-Mile Java Gas Pipeline in July

Indonesia plans to start in July construction of a 245-km (152.24 miles) gas pipeline in Java to connect excess supply in eastern part of the island to buyers in the west, an energy ministry official said on Wednesday.

Geospatial Analytics: Predictions, Trends, and A.I. Applications for Pipeline Management

Geospatial analytics is revolutionizing pipeline management for oil and gas companies, enabling efficient monitoring of vast infrastructure. Utilizing A.I.-powered technologies, this approach detects potential leaks, encroachments, and chemical traces, ensuring early detection and minimizing environmental impact.

Biden Administration Offers $200 Million in Grants to Fix Aging Gas Pipelines

(P&GJ) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is now accepting applications for nearly $200 million in grants aimed at repairing and modernizing aging natural gas pipes.

Shell to Acquire Singaporean LNG Firm Pavilion Energy from Temasek

Shell has agreed to buy Singaporean LNG company Pavilion Energy from global investment company Temasek in a move the oil major said will strengthen its leadership position in LNG, according to statements on Tuesday.

Energy Transfer Submits HSR Act Filing for WTG Acquisition; Adjusts Purchase Price to $3.1 Billion

WTG owns and operates the largest private Permian Basin gas gathering and processing business with assets located in the core of the Midland Basin.

Colonial Pipeline Owners Explore Stake Sales at $10 Billion Valuation: Sources

Some of Colonial Pipeline's owners are exploring divesting their stakes, hoping they can fetch prices that would value the largest U.S. fuel transportation system in excess of $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

Sound Energy Sells Moroccan Gas Assets to Managem for $45.2 Million

Managem plans to further increase production there to 280 million cubic meters, when the field will be connected to an existing gas pipeline that connects Morocco to Spain, Managem added.

Mexican President: Billionaire Slim Interested in Pemex Natural Gas Project

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that businessman Carlos Slim is interested in participating in the country's first deepwater natural gas project, working alongside state energy company Pemex.

New Fortress to Begin LNG Production at Mexico Plant by the End of June

New Fortress Energy said on Friday it expects to start production of LNG at its offshore Altamira-based plant in Mexico in the next ten days and would begin shipping the gas in July.

Allseas Completes 163-Mile Barossa Gas Export Pipeline in Timor Sea

Allseas has completed the 262-kilometer (163-mile) Barossa gas export pipeline in the southern Timor Sea.

Phillips 66 to Sell 25% Stake in Rockies Pipeline for $1.28 Billion to Tallgrass Energy Unit

Phillips 66 said it would sell its 25% stake in the 1,714-mile Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) for about $1.28 billion to Tallgrass Energy.

Editor’s Notebook: Permian’s New Kid on the Block?

As the 580-mile Matterhorn Express prepares to go into service next quarter, a new long-haul gas pipeline is looking to step forward as the next major Gulf Coast midstream project.

BP's Archaea Energy and Republic Services Launch Indiana RNG Facility

Archaea Energy and Republic Services have started operations at their Indiana RNG facility, leveraging AMD technology to convert landfill gas into renewable natural gas (RNG).