Legislation , Pipelines

US Reveals New Cybersecurity Requirements for Critical Pipeline Owners

The Department of Homeland Security on July 20 required owners and operators of critical pipelines that transport hazardous liquids and natural gas to implement "urgently needed protections against cyber intrusions."

July 20, 2021

Deepwater , Subsea , Pipelines

Tackling the Issue of Pipeline Corrosion

The effects of corrosion can contribute between 3.5% and 5.2% of global GDP (i.e., between $285 billion and $439 billion annually on a global basis, calculated for 2020 GDP figures of $84.54 trillion U.S. dollars).

July 16, 2021

Natural Gas , Trade , International , Pipelines

Biden, Merkel Fail to Resolve Differences over Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

“Good friends can disagree,” Biden told reporters after two meetings with Merkel at the White House where they discussed Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline.

July 16, 2021

Natural Gas , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

How Pipeline Backlash is Affecting Northeast Gas Supplies

Find out what challenges are faced by the natural gas industry to construct new pipelines and how these challenges have impacted gas supplies in the Northeast.

July 15, 2021

Emissions , Energy Transition , Shale Plays , Construction , Pipelines

Mountain Valley Pipeline Outlines Plan to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Under the plan, Mountain Valley would purchase carbon offsets to make the pipeline’s operational emissions carbon neutral for the first 10 years of service.

July 14, 2021

Construction , Pipelines

NGL Energy Partners Sets Open Season for Grand Mesa Pipeline

Open season for crude pipeline in D-J Basin ends Aug. 9.

July 9, 2021

Exploration & Production , Emissions , Energy Transition , Gathering & Processing , System Integrity

Oil and Gas Industry Should Confront Flaring, Methane Leaks

In the Delaware Basin in New Mexico, a regulatory regime aims to curb flaring and greenhouse gas emissions.

July 7, 2021

Investment , Legislation , Infrastructure , Emissions , Energy Transition , Construction , Pipelines

Report: Energy Sector in Limbo over Permitting, ESG and Climate Policies

The Babst Calland law firm’s annual report includes a chat with Sen. Joe Manchin and an assessment of the impact of President Biden’s government-wide climate approach.

July 7, 2021

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Construction , Pipelines

Supreme Court Backs PennEast Pipeline in NJ Challenge

The 5-4 ruling, authored by conservative Chief Justice John Roberts, handed a victory to PennEast Pipeline, a joint venture seeking to build the 116-mile (187-km) pipeline from Pennsylvania to New Jersey.

June 29, 2021

Public Capital , Pipelines

Enbridge Raises Funds from Sustainability Bond

The bond is part of $1.5 billion in financing to support its climate goals.

June 29, 2021