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Mega-Deals Reshaping How Midstream Business Is Done

Explore how mega-deals are reshaping the midstream oil and gas industry, providing growth and stability amid regulatory challenges and limited organic expansion opportunities.

Projects June 2024

FERC reapproves GTN pipeline expansion; DeLa Express seeks FERC approval; Williams cancels New Jersey pipeline project; Venice extension project gets approval; Biden administration requests Enbridge review; Black Bear's Ozark project operational.

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.

Meld Energy Gets Approval for $317 Million Hydrogen Facility in Hull

Meld Energy has received approval from the East Riding of Yorkshire Council to build a $317 million, 100-megawatt green hydrogen production facility at Saltend in Hull.

Uganda Optimistic About Timely Finish of Revised $5 Billion, 897-Mile EACOP Pipeline

Uganda has attributed the spike in the cost of construction for the 897-mile (1,443-km) East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) to the government’s resolve to make the new project more climate responsive.

Gulf Coast CCUS Draws New Entrants as Projects Advance

The carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) industry on the U.S. Gulf Coast is evolving as projects slowly progress and new players move in. Their entry could help spur development of the industry, which is already advanced on the Gulf Coast, compared with most other parts of the world, except for the North Sea.

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.

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.

Arizona Utility Regulators Overturn Committee Decision, Approve Black Mountain Gas Expansion Project

This ruling permits the construction of new gas power plants in Arizona without the explicit review of environmental impacts and customer costs.

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.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Startup Approval Leads to 2% Drop in U.S. Natural Gas Prices

U.S. natural gas futures slid about 2% on Wednesday on expectations the startup of the Mountain Valley Pipeline will soon allow more cheap gas from the Appalachia shale basin to flow to markets.

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.

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.

Golden Pass LNG Construction Turmoil to Delay Texas Plant's Startup, Analysts Say

The startup of Golden Pass LNG, the QatarEnergy and ExxonMobil $11 billion joint venture liquefied natural gas project in Texas, has been delayed by at least six months due to construction turmoil, analysts said on Thursday.

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.

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.

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.

AltaGas and Vopak to Construct Major Energy Export Facility in British Columbia

Calgary-based AltaGas Ltd. and Royal Vopak from Rotterdam have jointly announced their decision to move forward with the construction of the Ridley Island Energy Export Facility in British Columbia, Canada.

EU Ramps Up Support for CO2 Pipelines, Decarbonization Efforts

The EU is increasing its support for CO2 transport and storage projects with nearly $522 million allocated to initiatives in France, the Netherlands, Poland, and Norway. This funding is part of the EU’s $6.3 billion Connecting Europe Facility fund aimed at accelerating decarbonization efforts and enhancing CO2 pipeline infrastructure.

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.

Italy Seeks Deal to Expedite Hydrogen Pipeline to Austria and Germany, Sources Say

Italy is aiming to sign a letter of intent with Germany and Austria to speed up development of a more than $4.35 billion southern pipeline for supplying hydrogen to central Europe, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

New Oil And Gas Discoveries In East Africa Spur New Pipeline Opportunities

The discovery of oil and gas in East Africa has driven the need for new transportation infrastructure, opening opportunities for pipeline coatings suppliers. Significant oil and gas discoveries in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, and Uganda have turned East Africa into a key exploration area, attracting major oil and gas companies.

XCMG's Advanced Drilling Rig Overcomes Challenges in Serbia's Gas Pipeline Project

XCMG's advanced drilling rig, the XZ3600, triumphs in Serbia's gas pipeline project, conquering tough terrain and hard soil layers with ease.

Mexican Developer Seeks Permit to Export U.S. Gas for LNG Production

Mexico-based Gato Negro Permitium Uno and partners including Houston-based Big River Energy plan to construct four LNG processing plants in Manzanillo on Mexico's Pacific coast to produce up to 4 MTPA of LNG, the company said.

Uzbekneftegaz in Talks to Join Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz Gas Project

Uzbek energy firm Uzbekneftegaz is in talks with Azerbaijan's SOCAR over joining a project to develop Shah Deniz, the largest gas field in the Azerbaijani section of the Caspian Sea, an Uzbek official said on Tuesday.

First Canadian Oil Export Cargo from Expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline Set to Load

Crude oil tanker Dubai Angel on Monday moored at the Westridge Marine Terminal in Vancouver, preparing to load the first cargo of crude oil from the recently expanded Trans Mountain pipeline, ship tracking data showed.

FERC Seeks Emission Data Updates for Venture Global LNG's Calcasieu Pass 2 Project

U.S regulators asked LNG exporter Venture Global LNG to update its emissions analysis for its proposed Calcasieu Pass 2 LNG export project in Louisiana, according to a letter sent on Wednesday.

Putin Suggests Potential for Oil Pipeline Alongside Planned Gas Link to China

Russia could deliver oil as well as gas to China along a planned route via Mongolia, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. The project has taken on added urgency for Russia as it bids to ramp up gas shipments to China to make up for the collapse of its exports to Europe because of the war in Ukraine.

Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Investment Decision Postponed to Early 2025

A final investment decision on the Nigeria-Morocco natural gas pipeline is expected in early 2025, after being slated for December 2024.