Pipeline

FERC Approves Mountain Valley's $7.85 Billion Virginia Gas Pipeline, Operations Set to Begin Soon

Mountain Valley can begin operating its $7.85 billion Virginia natural gas pipeline after receiving approval from the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), according to a filing on Tuesday.

Quality Concerns on Trans Mountain Pipeline May Impact Canadian Oil Flows to U.S. West Coast Refiners

U.S. oil refiners and West Coast traders are flagging concerns about the quality of crude shipped on the newly completed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX), warning that high vapor pressure and acidity limits could deter purchases of Canadian heavy barrels.

Phillips 66 Announces Open Season for Blue Line NGL Transport

Phillips 66 has launched a binding open season to solicit shipper commitments for services from Wichita, Kansas, to Jefferson City, Missouri, and East St. Louis, Illinois, on its Blue Line System.

Kinder Morgan Launches Open Season for Texas-to-Arizona Pipeline Expansion

SFPP, a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan Inc., has announced the launch of a binding open season to solicit commitments to support a proposed expansion of the East Line portion of its pipeline system from El Paso, Texas to Tucson, Arizona.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Nears Completion, Seeks FERC Approval for June 11 Start

The company reported in a filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that the final segments of the project were undergoing final preparations, including purging and packing with natural gas.

Benin-Niger Dispute Intensifies with Arrests at Crude Pipeline Terminal

A prosecutor in Benin said authorities had detained five Niger nationals last week for allegedly entering Benin's Seme-Kpodji pipeline terminal under false pretenses, deepening a dispute over exports of crude oil from Niger via Benin.

Williams Seeks Approval to Expand Regional Energy Access Natural Gas Project

U.S. energy company Williams sought permission from a federal energy regulator on Friday to put more of the Regional Energy Access natural gas project already under construction into service by July 1.

Sinopec Unit Secures $1.1 Billion Deal to Build Gas Pipelines for Saudi Aramco

A Sinopec service unit said on Thursday it has signed a $1.10 billion deal to build natural gas pipelines for Saudi state oil company Aramco.

Williams Says Court Rules in Its Favor in Pipeline Dispute with Energy Transfer

Pipeline operator Williams said on Wednesday a Louisiana court has ruled in its favor in a dispute with its rival Energy Transfer over a pipeline construction.

TC Energy Shareholders Approve Spin-Off of North American Oil Pipeline Business

TC Energy shareholders voted in favor of spinning off the Canadian company's liquids pipeline business on Tuesday, creating a new energy infrastructure firm known as South Bow Corp. whose assets include the Keystone oil pipeline.

Ugandan Activist Detained Over Opposition to TotalEnergies Oil Pipeline, Pressure Group Reports

A Ugandan activist campaigning to stop the development of a $5 billion crude oil pipeline in east Africa by France's TotalEnergies and others has been detained by Uganda's military, the group he works for said on Wednesday.

Kinetik Completes Sale of Equity Stake in Gulf Coast Express Pipeline

Kinetik Holdings Inc. has announced the completion of its previously announced sale and direct transfer of its 16% equity interest in the Gulf Coast Express pipeline to an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC for $510 million.

Enbridge Adds 21,000 Miles of Gas Pipelines to Network with Questar Gas Company Acquisition

Questar Gas's asset portfolio includes over 21,000 miles of natural gas distribution and transmission pipelines, a liquefied natural gas storage facility that enhances system reliability, and interconnections to multiple interstate natural gas pipelines.

Luxfer Introduces G-Stor Hydrosphere for Advanced Hydrogen Transportation

Developed for safe and sustainable hydrogen transportation via virtual gas pipelines, the G-Stor Hydrosphere range offers significant capacity and energy delivery.

Verde Clean Fuels Taps Chemex Global for Natural Gas-to-Gasoline Facility Design

Verde Clean Fuels Inc. has enlisted Chemex Global LLC to lead the front-end engineering and design phase for a proposed natural gas-to-gasoline facility in the Permian Basin.

Czech Republic Set to Ditch Russian Oil by Mid-2025, PM Announces Pipeline Upgrade

The Czech Republic will end its use of Russian oil no later than the first half of 2025 as state pipeline firm MERO completes a capacity upgrade on the Transalpine Pipeline, Prime Minister Petr Fiala said on Tuesday.

Hydrogen-Blend Pipelines: Repurposing Requires Effective Data-Gathering Methods

National Gas Transmission's Project Union aims to repurpose 1,243 miles of UK gas pipelines for hydrogen transport by the early 2030s, using advanced GIS and automated data extraction for effective integrity management.

Russia's May Pipeline Gas Exports to Europe Surge 39%, Data Shows

Russian energy giant Gazprom's average daily natural gas supplies to Europe in May rose by 7.3% from April and 39% year on year, Reuters calculations showed on Monday.

Chinese Refiner Rongsheng Buys First Canadian TMX Crude Oil Cargo

Chinese refiner Rongsheng Petrochemical has bought its first Canadian crude cargo via the recently expanded Trans Mountain pipeline from TotalEnergies through a tender, several trade sources said on Monday.

Kinder Morgan Maintenance Workers Injured in Gas Line Rupture at Corpus Christi Refinery

A gas-line rupture at a Corpus Christi refinery led to the closure of Up River Road and McBride Lane and prompted a shelter-in-place order, 3NEWS reported last week.

Navigating Small Diameter ILI Challenges in Crude Oil Gathering Systems

Bridger Pipeline operates a crude oil gathering system, of approximately 3,500 miles, in the Williston Basin of western North Dakota, eastern Montana and the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. The system contains many small-diameter (3-inch to 6-inch) gathering lines that are a challenge to inspect with ILI tools.

Technote: Enhancing Pipeline Safety Through Automation

Discover the pivotal role of automation in modern pipeline operations, addressing safety challenges while optimizing efficiency and regulatory compliance. Gain insights into the evolving dynamics of the industry and future technological trends.

Pipeline Efficiency: Enhancing Bearings with Surface Preparation and Coatings

Surface preparation and coatings enhance the performance and lifespan of industrial bearings in pipelines. Techniques like shot blasting and advanced coatings provide superior wear and corrosion protection, reducing downtime and maintenance costs. Explore methods to boost pipeline efficiency.

Ensuring Hydrogen-Blend Pipeline Integrity: The Role of In-Line Inspection

As the world aims to reduce carbon emissions, hydrogen is emerging as a key energy source. Discover the role of in-line inspection (ILI) in ensuring pipeline integrity for hydrogen transport, addressing unique challenges and solutions for adapting existing infrastructure for hydrogen-blend and pure hydrogen transport.

Kremlin Confident Gas Pipeline Deal with China Will Be Reached

Russia said on Monday there was no doubt it would reach an agreement with China to build the new Power of Siberia 2 gas pipeline, after a Financial Times report said the deal had stalled over Chinese price demands.

Colonial Pipeline Files for Rate Hike on 5,000-Mile U.S. Network, Effective July 1

The Colonial Pipeline, the largest pipeline system for refined oil products in the U.S., on Friday informed shippers that it has filed to increase rates for the majority of shipments on its more than 5,000-mile network.

Leak Detection: Navigating Industry Evolution Through Adaptive Technology

To maintain innovation and growth while avoiding potential disruption, the governing bodies responsible for regulation and processes within the pipeline industry are expected to anticipate change and implement the appropriate solutions.

STATS Group Expands Footprint with Key Projects Across Australia and Asia Pacific

Explore STATS Group's recent milestones in Australia and Asia Pacific, from groundbreaking pipeline projects to strategic expansions, positioning the company at the forefront of energy transition efforts.

Canada Increases Loan Guarantees for Trans Mountain Pipeline to $731 Million

The Canadian government has guaranteed another $731 million in commercial loans for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Trans Mountain's quarterly earnings statement showed on Thursday.

API's New Standard Sets Guidelines for Pipeline Public Engagement

In this Pipeline & Gas Journal exclusive, the American Petroleum Institute (API) introduces a new standard that establishes guidelines for two-way public engagement throughout the lifecycle of a pipeline.