Infrastructure

Chesapeake Utilities Expands Renewable Natural Gas Infrastructure in Florida

Chesapeake Utilities' subsidiary, Peninsula Pipeline Company (PPC), has received approval from the Florida Public Service Commission for three projects expanding natural gas infrastructure.

Court Orders FERC to Review Emissions Impact of Louisiana LNG Project

A U.S. court on Tuesday ordered the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reassess the impact of greenhouse gas and other emissions from Commonwealth LNG's Louisiana liquefied natural gas project.

Energy Transfer, Sunoco Join Forces in Permian Basin Crude Venture

U.S. pipeline operator Energy Transfer and fuel distributor Sunoco on Tuesday said they would form a joint venture combining their crude oil and produced water-gathering assets in the Permian Basin.

ADNOC Gas Awards $550 Million in Contracts to Expand UAE Gas Pipeline Network

ADNOC Gas has agreed to transfer ownership of the $2.4 billion UAE gas pipeline expansion project to ADNOC. This transfer aims to enhance the capacity for natural gas delivery to the Northern Emirates.

Freeport LNG Resumes Natural Gas Imports Post-Hurricane Beryl

Freeport is one of the most-watched U.S. LNG export plants in the world because it has a history of swaying global gas prices when it shuts.

Energy Transfer Completes WTG Midstream Acquisition, Expanding Pipeline Network by 6,000 Miles

This acquisition bolsters Energy Transfer’s Permian Basin operations with an additional 6,000 miles of gas gathering pipelines, primarily in the Midland Basin.

Freeport LNG to Restart Train Following Hurricane Beryl Damage

The second-largest U.S. LNG exporter said in a statement that output would "steadily ramp up to full rates as these repairs are completed."

Biden Administration Considers Expanded Alaska Drilling Protections

The Biden administration is seeking input on whether to add more areas for protection from oil and gas drilling in Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve.

Gibson Energy Extends Contract, Adds Cactus II Pipeline Connection

Gibson Energy Inc. has approved a new connection to the Cactus II Pipeline at its Gateway Terminal in South Texas, providing customers with access to up to 700,000 barrels per day of additional supply.

Ramco Secures Long-Term Contract for Equinor's Oil, Gas Pipelines

Ramco Norway will handle 80% of Equinor's oil and gas pipes running from Fjord Base in Florø to the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

Italy's New LNG Terminal to Begin Operations by March 2025, Snam Says

Italy's gas grid group Snam said on Friday it expected a new LNG terminal to become operational by March 2025, allowing the country to diversify further its energy supplies.

Qingdao Port International to Acquire Oil Terminal Assets for $1.3 Billion

Qingdao Port International said on Friday it agreed to purchase assets from Rizhao Port and Yantai Port for $1.30 billion as part of its restructuring efforts.

Hydrogen Energy Firm Huture Announces $1 Billion SPAC Merger

Hydrogen energy firm Huture has agreed to go public in the U.S. through a merger with a blank-check firm Aquaron Acquisition Corp. in a deal that would value the combined company at $1 billion.

WhiteWater's ADCC Pipeline in South Texas Starts Transporting Natural Gas

WhiteWater said the pipeline provides Cheniere direct access to Permian and Eagle Ford volumes in addition to volumes sourced along the Gulf Coast.

Hedge Funds Launch Rival Bid for Martin Midstream Amid Takeover Battle

Hedge funds Nut Tree Capital Management and Caspian Capital are making an offer for Martin Midstream Partners, a letter seen by Reuters showed, aiming to scupper a bid from the fuels storage and transporter's largest shareholder to buy it out.

Engie, Macquarie to Partner on 434-Mile Gas Pipeline Expansion in Mexico

French energy company Engie has agreed to partner with Australian infrastructure investor Macquarie Asset Management to expand the Mayakan natural gas pipeline in Mexico.

Strathcona and CGF to Build $2 Billion Carbon Capture Infrastructure in Canada

Canadian oil producer Strathcona Resources said on Wednesday it has partnered with Canada Growth Fund (CGF) to build carbon capture and sequestration infrastructure in Saskatchewan and Alberta provinces.

Enbridge Faces Pipeline System Overhaul Under Proposed Modified Consent Decree

Enbridge faces mandated pipeline repairs under a proposed consent decree modification for Clean Water Act and Oil Pollution Act violations. The Department of Justice's plan requires addressing circumferential cracks, revising assessments, and potentially terminating specific requirements early.

MET Group Secures 10-Year U.S. LNG Supply Deal with Shell

Switzerland-based energy trader MET Group has struck a 10-year deal for Shell to supply it with liquefied natural gas from the U.S. on a free-on-board basis, it said on Tuesday.

Honeywell to Acquire Air Products' LNG Unit for $1.81 Billion

The deal would complement Honeywell's LNG pretreatment business by adding technologies such as heat exchangers and cryogenic equipment to its portfolio amid growing demand for the fuel in key end-markets including power and data centers.

Shell Invests in Abu Dhabi's Ruwais LNG Project, Eyes Expansion in Global LNG Portfolio

Shell Overseas Holdings Ltd. has announced plans to invest in ADNOC’s Ruwais LNG project, securing a 10% participating interest in the venture.

Diversified Acquires East Texas Gas Assets, Including 500 Miles of Pipelines, for $106 Million

Diversified Energy Company has agreed to buy natural gas assets, including over 500 miles of pipelines and compression facilities, in eastern Texas from Crescent Pass Energy for $106 million.

Enagas Sells Tallgrass Energy Stake for $1.1 Billion to Support Hydrogen Projects

Enagas has agreed to sell its 30.2% stake in U.S. energy infrastructure company Tallgrass Energy to finance green hydrogen projects, the Spanish gas grid operator said on Wednesday.

FERC Upholds 3-Year Extension for Tellurian to Construct Driftwood LNG Plant

FERC has upheld an earlier decision to allow liquefied natural gas developer Tellurian a three-year extension to construct its Driftwood LNG plant on the west bank of the Calcasieu river, near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Spain Approves $865 Million for Green Hydrogen Projects

The Spanish government has approved subsidies worth $865.52 million for major green hydrogen projects, Energy Minister Teresa Ribera said on Tuesday.

Shell Advances Manatee Gas Project Development in Trinidad

Shell on Tuesday decided to proceed further with the development of the Manatee gas field in Trinidad, as it looks to strengthen its liquefied natural gas business.

Texas Oil Companies Restart Operations After Hurricane Beryl

Oil and gas companies in Texas were restarting operations on July 9 after Hurricane Beryl lashed the state with 80-mph winds, damaging property and leaving millions of people without power.

Largest Texas Ports Close; Enbridge Activates Emergency Plans, Kinder Morgan Shuts Facilities as Hurricane Beryl Nears

Largest Texas ports close as Hurricane Beryl nears, affecting Enbridge and Kinder Morgan operations. The companies implemented emergency plans and facility shutdowns ahead of the storm's landfall on the Texas coast.

Pipeline Regulatory Expert Michelle Boudreaux Joins Bracewell

Formerly a partner at Baker Botts, Boudreaux brings over 20 years of experience specializing in federal and state regulation of petroleum liquids and natural gas pipelines.

Petronas Boosts LNG Fleet Ahead of LNG Canada Start-Up

The addition of the vessels, which brings the total number in Petronas' fleet in North America to six, comes ahead of the start-up of LNG Canada's gas-export facility due later this year, the company said in a statement.