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Indonesia Expects New Gas Supply Deal with Singapore

Indonesia expects to sign a new long-term contract next week to supply Singapore with piped natural gas via the Grissik-Batam-Singapore Pipeline, its energy minister said.

Serbia Plans Nearly $12 Billion in Pipeline, Energy Projects

Serbia's new government plans to invest 12 billion euros ($11.83 billion) in energy projects, including oil and gas pipelines and increased power production capacity, prime minister designate Ana Brnabic told parliament on Tuesday.

U.S. Natgas Gains 5% on Technical Move, LNG Export Forecast

U.S. natural gas futures jumped about 5% after sliding to a fresh seven-month low earlier in the session on a technical rebound and expectations demand would rise as LNG exports increase once export plants exit maintenance outages in coming weeks.

China's Oil Imports Fall as Pipeline Gas, LNG Rebound

China's crude oil imports in September were 2% below their level a year earlier as independent refiners curbed throughput amid thin margins and lackluster demand, but natural gas imports bounced back.

How Germany is Replacing Russian Gas

Germany, Europe's biggest economy and historically a major importer of Russian gas, is scrambling to secure alternative supplies following a plunge in flows from Russia since its invasion of Ukraine.

Analysis-Pipeline Blasts Leave Nord Stream in Insurance Limbo

With the mystery of the blasts that destroyed undersea gas pipelines between Russia and Germany unsolved, Nord Stream 1's insurers and reinsurers are grappling with how to respond to hundreds of millions of dollars in potential claims.

Mozambique to Ship First Batch of LNG Exports to Europe by Early November

Mozambique expects to ship its first LNG exports to Europe from the Eni-operated Coral Sul floating plant later this month or early November, petroleum regulator INP said on Friday in a supply boost for the energy-starved region.

Spain: Barcelona-Marseille Pipeline Could Take 4-5 Years to Build

The planned underwater pipeline connecting the ports of Barcelona and Marseille is unlikely to help ease Europe's energy crisis in the short term, with Spain saying on Friday it could take at least four to five years to become fully operational.

Exxon Selling Yellowstone Pipeline Rights, Silvertip Crude Oil Pipeline for $310 Million

Exxon Mobil Corp. on Thursday agreed to sell its Billings, Montana, refinery and related pipeline properties to Par Pacific Holdings Inc. for $310 million. The assets being sold off include the Silvertip Pipeline, Exxon's interest in the Yellowstone Pipeline as well as Yellowstone Energy LP and its interests in product terminals in Montana and Washington.

Italy Aims for 'Miracle' with LNG Project in Energy Crunch

Italy is invoking the need for energy security in the face of Russian supply cuts to rush through in a matter of months a new LNG terminal – a process that would normally take years due to local objections and permitting.

France, Spain and Portugal Agree to Build Barcelona-Marseille Gas Pipeline

Spain, Portugal and France said on Thursday they will build a sea-based pipeline to carry hydrogen and gas between Barcelona and Marseille, substituting plans to extend the so-called MidCat pipeline across the Pyrenees that France opposed.

Dozens of LNG-Laden Ships Queue Off Europe's Coasts Unable to Unload

Dozens of ships carrying LNG circling off the coasts of Spain unable to secure slots to unload have prompted grid operators for the country to warn they may have to suspend loading to deal with this "exceptional situation".

TC Energy Hires Contractor to Lay 715-km Stretch of $4.5 Billion Offshore Gas Pipeline

(P&GJ) — TC Energy has hired Swiss-based contractor Allseas to install the 715-km (444-mile) offshore segment of the Southeast Gateway Pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico. The $4.5 billion Southeast Gateway Pipeline is the first significant gas infrastructure project to result from a strategic partnership between TC Energy and Mexico's state-owned utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad.

Enbridge Agrees to Pay $11 Million on Line 3 Pipeline Penalties

Enbridge Inc. said on Monday it has reached an agreement on penalties over its Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project and that it will pay $11 million to various Minnesota regulators and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

Gulf Coast Midstream Launches Open Season for Natural Gas Storage Services at Freeport Hub

(P&GJ) — The Freeport Energy Storage & Sequestration Hub is strategically located for providing high deliverability, multiple inventory cycle gas storage services to the Texas Gulf Coast intrastate market, with potential connectivity to as many as 11 intrastate pipeline segments.

QatarEnergy Expanding in LNG, Won't Divert Supplies to Europe

QatarEnergy is working to expand its gas production and trading operations as global demand surges and will not divert LNG contracted with Asian buyers to Europe this winter, CEO Saad al-Kaabi said on Tuesday.

China Halts LNG Sales to Foreign Buyers to Ensure Own Supply

China has asked its state-owned gas importers to stop reselling LNG to buyers in Europe and Asia as it seeks to ensure its own supply for the winter season, Bloomberg News reported on Monday.

Gazprom CEO: Big Part of Nord Stream May Need to Be Replaced

Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller told Russia's State TV Channel One late on Thursday that a big section of the damaged Nord Stream pipelines might need to be replaced, while Russia plans boosting gas exports via the Black Sea and Turkey.

Novak: Russia Needs Permission for Its Ships to Probe Nord Stream Ruptures

Russia needs permission for its vessels to conduct investigations into explosions that damaged Nord Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday.

US Natural Gas Pipeline Exports to Mexico Reach Record High

(P&GJ) — Natural gas pipeline exports from West Texas to Mexico averaged 1.6 Bcf/d (45 MMcm/d) during May 2022 – the most pipeline exports from West Texas on record, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) data showed.

Germany Receives First Gas Deliveries Directly from France

Germany on Thursday received the first direct gas deliveries from France through a pipeline link under a deal aimed at helping both countries cope with current energy supply problems, the French grid operator GRTgaz said.

Clearfork Midstream Expanding Haynesville Gathering System with Two New Pipelines

(P&GJ) — Clearfork is expanding the footprint of its Holly System by constructing a 24-inch diameter pipeline to the east side of the Red River in northeast Red River Parish, Louisiana as well as a 16-inch diameter pipeline that will expand Clearfork’s capacity in the Spring Ridge area in Caddo Parish, Louisiana.

Druzhba Pipeline Leak Reduces Russian Oil Flows to Germany

Germany said on Wednesday it was receiving less oil but still had adequate supplies, after Poland found a leak in the Druzhba pipeline that delivers crude from Russia to Europe that Warsaw said was probably caused by an accident rather than sabotage.

Gazprom: NATO Mine Destroyer Was Found at Nord Stream 1 in 2015

A spokesperson for Russian energy giant Gazprom said on Monday that a mine destroyer discovered at the Nord Stream 1 offshore gas pipeline in 2015 belonged to NATO.

Hungary, Serbia Agree to Build Pipeline to Ship Russian Oil to Serbia

Hungary and Serbia have agreed to build a pipeline to supply Serbia with Russian Urals crude via the Druzhba oil pipeline as Belgrade's shipments via Croatia fall under EU sanctions, the Hungarian government said on Monday.

Italian Commissioner Proposes Cheaper Gas for Area Hosting New LNG Terminal

Companies and households in a Tuscan town chosen to host a new regasification terminal should be offered a 50% discount on their gas price to help overcome local opposition, the commissioner for the project said on Friday.

Germany in Intense Talks with France on MidCat Gas Pipeline

Germany is in intense talks with partners, including France, about the proposed MidCat gas pipeline across the Pyrenees, said a German government spokesperson on Friday.

Spain, Germany Strengthen Alliance and Pressure on France to Build Gas Pipeline

At a time of a shifting balance of power within Europe, Spain and Germany's leaders vowed on Wednesday to strengthen their alliance and doubled down on their plan to build a new Pyrenean gas pipeline despite opposition from mutual neighbor France.

CEO: TotalEnergies to Continue Shipping Russian LNG as Long as No EU Sanctions

French energy giant TotalEnergies will continue to ship LNG from Russia as long as there are no European sanctions on the fuel, the company's CEO Patrick Pouyanne said on Wednesday, reiterating a previously stated position.

Germany, Spain Stick to Plan to Build New Gas Pipeline Despite French Opposition

Germany and Spain are sticking to their plan to build a new gas pipeline across the Pyrenees in defiance of French opposition, a joint action plan showed, as the leaders of the two European nations met in the northern Spanish city of La Coruna.