Projects

Tanzania Signs Gas Project Deal with Equinor, Shell

Tanzania has signed a framework agreement with Norway's Equinor and Britain's Shell that will bring closer the start of construction of a $30 billion LNG export terminal.

TotalEnergies Wins Stake in Qatar's LNG Expansion Project

TotalEnergies has signed a partnership deal with QatarEnergy for the North Field East LNG expansion project, which will include six LNG trains that will ramp up Qatar’s liquefaction capacity from 77 MTPA to 126 MTPA by 2027.

Mexico’s President Pledges New Gas Pipeline, Liquefaction Plant in Oaxaca

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has pledged to see through the completion of a gas liquefaction facility in Oaxaca as well as a new pipeline to serve the facility, committing an investment of $6 billion.

PG&E Commissions New Renewable Natural Gas Pipeline in California

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has partnered with Aemetis Inc. to officially commission the interconnection of a new renewable natural gas facility in Keyes, California.

POET Plans to Fast-Track Ethanol Climate Goals with Midwest Carbon Pipeline Project

Ethanol producer POET said it hopes to meet some of its climate goals early as a result of a new partnership it announced this week with a Midwest carbon capture and storage pipeline.

Qatar to Select Exxon, Total for Mega-LNG Expansion Project

Exxon Mobil Corp. and TotalEnergies are expected to be awarded with a piece of the $30 billion-dollar LNG expansion project in Qatar, which will strengthen the country's position as the world's top exporter of the super-chilled fuel.

Indigenous Australians File Lawsuit to Block $3.6 Billion Barossa Pipeline Project

The Barossa project, due to start producing gas in 2025, calls for the construction of a nearly 260 km (162 mile) pipeline to the west of the Tiwi Islands that will connect offshore gas facilities to an existing pipeline that runs to Darwin in the Northern Territory.

Argentina Announces Tender to Build New Vaca Muerta Gas Pipeline

Argentina has launched a tender process to build a new 563-km (350-mile) gas pipeline out of its huge Vaca Muerta shale formation that is estimated to cost $1.5 billion and take about 18 months of work to complete.

New Fortress Eyes $3 Billion Investments in Mexico

U.S. firm New Fortress Energy is considering various investments in Mexico's energy sector that could be worth $3 billion, according to President Lopez Obrador who said the potential projects could include a LNG facility.

Poland Could Build Second Unit to Receive LNG amid Czech, Slovak Interest

Poland could build a second floating storage and regasification unit next to an already planned installation because the Czech Republic and Slovakia are interested in buying more LNG, the Polish climate minister said.

Nigeria Okays Next Step for New Gas Pipeline via Morocco to Europe

The new gas pipeline from Africa to Europe will be 5,660 km (3,517 miles) long and construction will be in phases covering 25 years. The pipeline is expected to be built both onshore and offshore.

Czechs Ready to Invest in Pipeline Upgrade to Replace Russian Oil

Czechs Ready to Invest in Pipeline Upgrade to Replace Russian Oil, Genesis to Build 105-Mile Pipeline to Expand Deepwater GOM Footprint, Leader Confident MidCat Gas Pipeline Will Be Built This Decade, MPLX Advancing with Pipeline Expansions in Permian, Bakken and more.

Shell Greenlights $2.5 Billion Crux Gas Project Off Australia

Construction is expected to start in 2023 with first gas expected in 2027, which will feed the 3.6 million tonne a year Prelude floating liquefied natural gas facility, the oil and gas major said in a statement.

Spain Expects EU to Pay for Gas Connections with Neighbors

Spain and Portugal, which have little dependence on Russian energy supplies, want an additional gas pipeline to be built between Catalonia and France so the Iberian countries can regasify imported LNG and send it on to central Europe.

Enbridge Advancing Construction of Natural Gas Pipeline to Venture Global's LNG Facility

Enbridge said its Gator Express Meter and Venice Extension projects would supply about 1.5 Bcf/d of gas to Plaquemines, and expects the Gator Express pipeline to enter service in 2023 and the Venice Extension in 2024. The estimated cost for both projects is $400 million.

Venture Global Decides to Build Louisiana Plaquemines LNG Export Plant

Venture Global has closed on the $13.2 billion project financing for the initial 13.33 million tonnes per annum phase of the project and associated Gator Express pipeline.

Enagas CEO: Third Spain-France Gas Link Could Be Ready in 2 1/2 Years

A third gas link between Spain and France could be completed in two and a half years at a cost of 600-700 million euros ($640.14-$746.83 million) if the process was accelerated, the CEO of Spain's gas grid operator said on Wednesday.

S.Korean Court Dismisses Plea to Block Loans to Fund Deep-Sea Gas Pipeline in Australia

A South Korean court has dismissed an application from a group of Indigenous Australians that said they were not properly consulted on the Barossa project and the planned 260-km (162-mile) pipeline that will connect offshore gas facilities to an existing pipeline that runs to Darwin.

Sempra Signs Carbon Capture Deal for Proposed Louisiana Project

Houston-based Sempra said the proposed project, Hackberry Carbon Sequestration, could potentially store up to 2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year if approved, utilizing the Cameron LNG Phase 1 and 2 export terminals as the anchor source for the captured and sequestered carbon dioxide.

Iran to Revive Gas Pipeline Project to Oman

Iran's oil minister has agreed to revive a long-stalled project to lay an undersea pipeline to carry gas to Oman. The pipeline, which has been in the works since 2013, was delayed due to price disagreements and U.S. pressure on Oman to find other suppliers.

EnLink Moves Forward with Permian-Houston Natgas Pipeline Project

EnLink Midstream will move forward with the construction of the Matterhorn Express Pipeline, a Permian-to-Houston pipeline that will transport up to 2.5 Bcf/d of natural gas through about 490 miles of pipe.

UGI Commits Funding for Renewable Natural Gas Projects in South Dakota

The first set of projects, known as a cluster, will be built at three farms located north of Sioux Falls, SD, and is expected to generate approximately 300 million cubic feet of RNG annually once completed in calendar year 2024.

ADNOC Awards Fujairah LNG FEED Contract to McDermott

McDermott has been awarded a contract by ADNOC to provide front-end engineering design services for the new Fujairah LNG facility, which is located approximately 155 miles (250 km) from Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Chevron to Launch Carbon Capture Project in San Joaquin Valley

Chevron Corp. said on Wednesday it was launching a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project aimed at reducing the carbon intensity of its operations in San Joaquin Valley, California.

Tallgrass Energy Plans to Convert Natgas Pipeline into CO2 Transport System

Tallgrass Energy said it will convert its Trailblazer natural gas pipeline, which runs through Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming, into a 400-mile carbon dioxide system capable of transporting over 10 million tons of CO2 per year.

Canacol Nears Construction Phase for $560 Million Colombian Gas Pipeline Project

Colombian gas producer Canacol is on track to begin construction on the Jobo-Medellín natural gas pipeline having received final binding offers from four interested contractors in March.

Alberta Premier Says Canada Could Boost Oil Export to US, Calls for Major New Pipeline

Canada could add over a million barrels per day of oil export capacity to the U.S. over the next two years, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney told a U.S. Senate committee. He also discussed building a major new cross-border oil pipeline to further ensure U.S. energy security.

EIA Update: Last Year, 14 Liquids Pipeline Projects Completed In US

Last Year, 14 Liquids Pipeline Projects Completed In US, Crude Oil Prices Increased as Global Demand Outpaced Supply and Interstate Gas Pipeline Capacity Additions Decrease in 2021.

Marcellus, Utica Operators Post Victories, Recalibrate

To be sure, it has not been an easy road, but of all the projects that have been completed this year, the Mariner East system may be midstream’s most satisfying – it certainly has been for those in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays of Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.

Freeport LNG Seeks Extension to Build 4th Liquefaction Train at Texas Plant

Freeport LNG has asked federal regulators to extend the amount of time it has to construct a fourth liquefaction train at its export plant in Texas until August 2028.