Pipelines

New Map: Energy Map of India 2024

The Energy Map of India 2024 is a collaborative digital energy map, made possible by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) with the renowned energy information and market intelligence providers Petroleum Economist and Global Energy Infrastructure. This dynamic platform unveils a comprehensive visualization of India's oil and gas resources and features renewable energy resources such as wind and solar.

Ringing in the New Year with Energy Intelligence!

The team at Global Energy Infrastructure (GEI) are thrilled to share what makes us your resource hub for international energy market intelligence in 2024. In the coming months we have exciting plans to expand our intelligence and data offerings.   Data Knowledge Hub for the Energy World GEI is yo..

Hydrogen Pipelines now live on Global Energy Infrastructure

by Peregrine Bush, Senior Director - Data and Technology   The Global Energy Infrastructure (GEI) hydrogen pipeline database is a comprehensive database of hydrogen pipelines in operation, under construction, planned, or proposed worldwide. It is an authoritative source of information on hydrogen ..

Data Director's Q4 Update

Peregrine Bush, Director of Data and Technology, shares his Q4 2023 update

Global Construction Update: LNG Markets, Resurgent China Kindle Pipeline Projects

by Jeff Awalt, Executive Editor, Pipeline & Gas Journal   Global midstream markets continue to face near-term headwinds and economic uncertainties, but Europe’s rapid transition from Russian energy and projected higher demand in Asia continue to drive midstream expansion in those regions and other..

Distance and politics mean no easy solution to Russia’s pipeline problem

Power of Siberia 2, Russia’s long-in-development pipeline designed to send additional gas to China, has taken on a new importance in the past year because of Moscow’s collapsing energy relationship with Europe. The proposed route for the Soyuz–Vostok portion of the pipeline would run from Irkutsk, across Mongolia and onwards to Beijing. It would carry 50–80bn m³/yr of gas.

Germany Welcomes Construction of Hydrogen-Ready Pipeline with Italy

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he is pleased that Italy and Germany have agreed to push ahead with work on the construction of a new pipeline to transport gas and hydrogen between the countries. "Strengthened cooperation on diversifying energy supply is very important for me. Expanding supply networks in Europe will benefit us all and certainly increase energy security," Scholz said during a press conference with Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni.

Fluxys starts building a new natural gas and hydrogen pipeline in the presence of Prime Minister De Croo and Energy Minister Van der Straeten

Infrastructure partner Fluxys Belgium started today, in the presence of Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and Federal Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten, the construction of the first dual-purpose pipeline. Initially this pipeline between Zeebrugge and Brussels will greatly increase the capacity for the security of supply of Belgium and neighbouring countries.

Sweco selected as engineering partner for 70 km hydrogen pipeline in Belgium

The infrastructure company Fluxys Belgium is preparing its pipeline network for transporting hydrogen and CO2. Sweco has been awarded the assignment to conduct a feasibility study and preliminary research into several hydrogen routes in Ghent and Antwerp.

Wood and SGN accelerate UK hydrogen plans

Wood is working with gas distribution company, SGN, to accelerate plans for key hydrogen transmission infrastructure in Scotland and southern England that supports the UK’s commitment to Net Zero by 2050.

Energy Transfer to acquire Lotus Midstream in a $1.45 billion transaction

Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET) and Lotus Midstream LLC announced today that the parties have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Energy Transfer will acquire Lotus Midstream Operations, LLC (Lotus Midstream) in a transaction valued at approximately $1.45 billion from an affiliate of EnCap Flatrock Midstream (EFM). Consideration for the transaction will be comprised of $900 million in cash and approximately 44.5 million newly issued Energy Transfer common units. Lotus Midstream owns and operates Centurion Pipeline Company LLC, an integrated, crude midstream platform located in the Permian Basin. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2023, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions.

SGN and NGT accelerate hydrogen plans for Scotland and southern England

Over the next 12 months, they will undertake three pre-FEED studies in Scotland and southern England to determine the route and design of hydrogen transmission infrastructure to support our wider ambition to decarbonise heat in homes.

First Green Hydrogen Injection Demonstration Project in Portugal

Marubeni Corporation launched the first green hydrogen injection demonstration project in the natural gas distribution network of Portugal through its investment in Floene Energias, S.A. , a gas distribution system operator in Portugal with over 70% of the country’s market share.

Fitzroy to Gladstone Pipeline approval secures water reliability for Gladstone

The Queensland Government has approved the Fitzroy to Gladstone Pipeline for construction, which will provide greater long-term water security to Gladstone’s industry and support ongoing economic development in the region.

Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) Grants Construction Approval for East African Crude Oil Pipeline Project

The construction license is required to enable EACOP to formally start on the ground construction activities in Tanzania as part of the development of the 1,443km, 24-inch diameter insulated and buried crude oil pipeline that will start from Kabaale, Hoima in Uganda to Chongoleani, Tanga in Tanzania.

TC Energy Declares Coastal GasLink Pipeline to be 83% Complete

The Coastal GasLink Project continues to make significant progress having reached approximately 83 per cent overall completion. The entire route has been cleared, grading is more than 94 per cent complete and over 485 km of the approximately 670 km pipeline has been backfilled with restoration activities underway in many areas.

bp reveals plans to evaluate expansion of Germany’s green energy port with a new hydrogen hub

bp will evaluate the feasibility of building a new hydrogen hub in Germany. The project, which would be located in Wilhelmshaven, is expected to include an industry leading ammonia cracker which could provide up to 130,000 tons of low-carbon hydrogen from green ammonia, per year, from 2028.

Bulgaria Looking to Revive 186-Mile Trans-Balkan Pipeline Project

Bulgaria is looking to revive a trans-Balkan oil pipeline project to secure non-Russian crude oil supplies for its only oil refinery on the Black Sea, controlled by Russia's Lukoil, President Rumen Radev said on Tuesday.

Equinor and RWE have agreed to work together to develop large-scale value chains for low carbon hydrogen.

The partners aim to replace coal fired power plants with hydrogen-ready gas fired power plants in Germany, and to build production of low carbon and renewable hydrogen in Norway that will be exported through pipeline to Germany.

Six partners have signed a cooperation agreement to develop Nordic-Baltic Hydrogen Corridor

The EU member states are currently in the process of dynamic changes related to the energy transformation and the decarbonisation of the European economy. Hydrogen is expected to be one of the key fuels in the EU's energy transformation. Now, the gas transmission systems operators (TSOs) are moving in good collaboration from European Hydrogen Backbone (EHB) vision to action. On December 14, 2022 TSOs from six EU countries signed a cooperation agreement on a cross border project, Nordic-Baltic Hydrogen Corridor.

Report: Global Investment Financing Trends Rebound

Are global and regional foreign direct investment (FDI) trends favorable for those investing in new pipelines or redeveloping existing ones? The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD’s) “World Investment Report 2022” answers that question.  According to Richard Bolwijn, UNCTAD’s head of the Investment Research Branch, his organization’s work is now focused on providing investors with a clear view into both trends. It presents key national and international investment policy developments that will affect investments into pipelines.

280-Mile Hydrogen Pipeline Connecting Spain to France to Cost $2.6 Billion

An underwater pipeline set to carry green hydrogen between Spain and France will cost about 2.5 billion euros ($2.6 billion), Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Friday, adding he hoped the European Union would partly fund the project. The pipeline between Barcelona and Marseille will have a capacity of 2 million tonnes a year and be ready by the end of the decade, Sanchez said at a summit of Mediterranean European Union leaders in the southeastern Spanish port city of Alicante.

Savannah Energy Acquires Exxon’s 672-Mile Chad-Cameroon Pipeline

Exxon Mobil Corp. on Friday closed a $407 million sale of its operations in Central Africa's Chad and Cameroon to London-listed firm Savannah Energy Plc. The deal will see the British firm will take over Exxon's 40% indirect interest in the Chad-Cameroon export transportation system — a 1,081-km (672-mile) pipeline and floating storage and offloading facility offshore in Cameroon. Savannah has operated in Nigeria and Niger.

SUMMIT CARBON SOLUTIONS PARTNERS WITH NEBRASKA LANDOWNERS TO ACHIEVE MAJOR PROJECT MILESTONE

The company has secured easement agreements for more than 50% of the proposed pipeline route in Nebraska Summit Carbon Solutions has partnered with 345 Nebraska landowners to sign 465 easement agreements

Canada's TC Energy Gets Approval to Expand NGTL Gas Pipeline System

(Reuters) — The Canadian government on Wednesday approved an expansion to TC Energy's NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd (NGTL) pipeline system in Alberta, which will help improve market access for western Canadian natural gas. The West Path Delivery 2023 (WP2023) project will add about 40 km (25 miles) of new natural gas pipeline to the existing 25,000-km (15,534 miles) NGTL system, which ships gas across Canada and to U.S. markets.

Enbridge Approves $2.7 Billion Expansion of Southern B.C. Pipeline System

Enbridge Inc. on Friday sanctioned an expansion of the southern segment of its British Columbia (B.C.) pipeline system, a project that would cost up to C$3.6 billion ($2.65 billion), after strong demand from crude oil producers.

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

Reuters) — Exxon Mobil Corp. on Thursday agreed to sell its Billings, Montana, refinery and related pipeline properties to Par Pacific Holdings Inc. for $310 million.

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. Last week the European Union agreed on new restrictions against Russia over its war against Ukraine, which include an oil price cap for Russian seaborne crude deliveries to third countries. Serbia gets its oil via the JANAF oil pipeline from Croatia.

PETRONAS Declares Force Majeure on Gas Supply to MLNG Dua

PETRONAS has declared Force Majeure (FM) on gas supply to MLNG Dua due to a pipeline leak caused by soil movement at the vicinity of KP201, Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline (SSGP) that occurred on 21 September 2022

Gasunie starts construction of national hydrogen network in the Netherlands

Dutch Minister for Climate and Energy Rob Jetten announced new plans for the construction of a national transport network for hydrogen. Gasunie will develop the hydrogen network in the Netherlands in the coming years, after which it will assume the role of TSO (Transmission System Operator). Gasunie will also play an important role in the storage and import of hydrogen. Due to the expected growth in offshore hydrogen production in the North Sea, Minister Jetten will investigate whether Gasunie can also fulfill the role of grid operator at sea. These new plans are a major step in the development of a more sustainable energy system in the Netherlands.