Construction

Sempra Wins Extension to Build Pipelines in Texas, Louisiana

FERC has granted Sempra Energy an extension to build two pipelines in Texas and Louisiana to connect to a Texas LNG plant, and NextDecade Corp. is also seeking more time to build a Texas LNG project.

Greece, Cyprus, Israel Continue Work on Natgas Pipeline Projects Amid Ukraine War

Greece, Cyprus and Israel will continue working together on natural gas pipeline projects with European energy dependency a new focus because of the war in Ukraine.

ClassNK Approves J-DeEP’s Design for Floating Hydrogen Production Plant Offshore Scotland

ClassNK, a Tokyo-based ship classification society, issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a floating offshore hydrogen production plant developed by Japan Offshore Design & Engineering Platform Technology & Engineering Research Association (J-DeEP).

Sempra Energy Enters Agreement for Cameron LNG Phase 2

Sempra Energy said its LNG unit has entered into an agreement with affiliates of TotalEnergies, Mitsui & Co., and Japan LNG Investment LLC to increase the capacity of its Cameron LNG Phase 2 export project in Hackberry, Louisiana.

Mexico Plans Three Gas Liquefaction Facilities, Eyes Tender Process

Mexican wants to build new gas liquefaction facilities to export excess gas and will put the plants out to tender if he does not get commitments for their construction within a month, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday.

Europe's Appetite for US Gas Fast-Tracks Two New LNG Projects

Two U.S. LNG projects took major steps toward launching this week as Russia's threats to cut energy supplies to Europe drives up demand and prices for the super-chilled fuel.

New Fortress Seeks to Build Offshore Louisiana LNG Plant by Q1 2023

The LNG export project will be located in federal waters offshore Louisiana and will be able to export about 2.8 MTPA of LNG, or almost 0.4 Bcf/d of gas using its "Fast LNG" technology.

TotalEnergies, Sempra to Co-Develop LNG and Renewable Projects

TotalEnergies and Sempra are expanding their North American strategic alliance with the signing of two deals for the Vista Pacífico LNG export project in Mexico and the the co-development of several renewables projects.

Italy's Draghi Discussed Idea of Italy-Spain Pipeline with Sanchez

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said he had discussed the idea of building a gas pipeline to Spain with his Spanish counterpart as part of plans to wean Europe off Russian gas.

Israel-Turkey Gas Pipeline an Option for Russia-Wary Europe — Sources

A Turkey-Israel gas pipeline is being discussed behind the scenes as one of Europe's alternatives to Russian energy supplies, but it will take complicated maneuvering to reach any deal.

Energy Transfer, ENN Sign 20-Year Deal for Lake Charles LNG

Lake Charles LNG will be constructed on the existing brownfield regasification facility and will capitalize on four existing LNG storage tanks, two deep water berths and other LNG infrastructure.

RGC Resources Secures $21 Million Investment to Complete Mountain Valley Pipeline

RGC Resources Inc., parent company to Roanoke Gas Co. and RGC Midstream LLC, closed a $21 million common stock investment by affiliates of The InterTech Group Inc.

Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG Facility Begins Construction

Driftwood LNG is an approximately 27.6 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) liquefaction export facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana. Phase one will include two LNG plants with an export capacity of up to 11 mtpa.

France Wants to Build Floating LNG Terminal at Le Havre

The French government is in talks with energy company TotalEnergies to build a floating LNG terminal in the northern port of Le Havre.

US Firms Want Pending Natgas Pipeline Projects Excluded from Emissions Rules

The greenhouse gas policy requires any project that would result in 100,000 metric tons per year of GHG emissions must complete an environmental impact statement, which analysts said was an expensive and time-consuming process.

Indigenous Australians Ask S.Korea Court to Block Loans to $3.6 Billion Gas Pipeline Project

A group of Indigenous Australians has gone to court in South Korea seeking to block the country's export credit agencies from funding a deep-sea gas pipeline for the $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.

Argentine Gas Suppliers Say New Pipeline Will Reverse Deep Energy Deficit

The pipeline is estimated to take 18 months to build with public investment of $1.59 billion and will unlock more domestic capacity from the Vaca Muerta Formation.

Australia's First LNG Import Terminal Seen Ready by Late-2023

Squadron Energy, the private company building Australia's first LNG import terminal, expects its Port Kembla facility in New South Wales to be ready to take its first gas shipment by the end of 2023.

Whiptail Midstream Acquires 525 Miles of Pipeline in San Juan Basin

Whiptail Midstream has acquired DJR Energy's oil, gas, and water gathering assets in the Gallup oil window of the San Juan Basin, doubling the company's dedicated acreage, miles of pipeline and production flowing on its assets.

Shell Releases New Plan for North Sea Gas Field Development

In the new environmental development plan of the Jackdaw field, Shell said that it aims to start production from the field, which will supply 6.5% of Britain's gas output, by Q3 or Q4 2025.

Snam Working on Infrastructure Projects to Boost Gas Supplies

Snam manages some 33,000 km of pipeline in Italy and has stakes in key pipelines that brings Algerian and Azeri gas to Italy as well as the TAG pipeline that transports Russian gas.

Infrastructure Rollout Will Enable Africa to Expand LNG Exports, Meet Global Demand

An increase in investment towards infrastructure development and gas E&P activities will enable Africa to position itself as a leading LNG exporter.

API Launches Pipeline Facility Construction Inspection Program to Meet Industry Demand

As U.S. natural gas producers and exporters have mobilized to meet rising energy demand and U.S. LNG volumes have increased, more qualified technicians are crucial to meet safety and environmental standards.

France, Spain in Talks to Resume Construction on MidCat Gas Pipeline Project

Launched in 2013, the gas pipeline project named MidCat (Midi-Catalonia) was meant to bring gas from Algeria, a country which already supplies 11% of the gas consumed in the European Union, up to northern Europe.

Ukraine Invasion Highlights Importance of Canadian Oil, Trans Mountain Pipeline Project

The expansion project is essentially a twinning of the existing 715-mile (1,150-km) pipeline, which was built in 1953 and continues to operate safely, between Strathcona County, Alberta, and Burnaby, British Columbia.

Mariner East Pipeline System Expects Construction Completion This Quarter

After numerous delays and environment-related issues, Energy Transfer announced its Mariner East pipeline system is complete and commissioning is in progress.

ICGB Nears Completion on Greece-Bulgaria Pipeline

The activities on the linear part are in the final phase, the construction of the above-ground facilities is well progressing and 50% of the activities for construction of block valves have already been completed.

Using Surface Loading Assessments for Third-Party Crossings

A major North American transmission pipeline operator historically had its engineering team work with its Lands Department when third-party service providers submitted a request for approval if the request included completing any activities that involved vehicles crossing a pipeline.

ASCO Awarded Logistics Contracts at Waitsia Field

Logistics management company ASCO has been awarded two, five-year contracts with Mitsui E&P Australia for storage and camp management at the company’s Stage 2 Development campaign at the Waitsia gas field project.

Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project More Than Halfway Complete

Coastal GasLink’s pipeline project is more than 57% complete overall, and more than 46% of the construction is finished, according to its monthly construction update.