Norway's risk management and quality assurance firm DNV GL has suspended work on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project led by Russia's Gazprom for fear of being sanctioned by the United States, it said on Nov. 26.
Project will allow Strike Energy to bolster its share of the region’s gas market.
Gas flowing to U.S. LNG export plants was on track for a record high on Nov. 25 as Cheniere Energy’s Corpus Christi plant in Texas pulled in enough fuel to supply its three liquefaction trains.
Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge Inc. said on Nov. 24 it had filed a federal complaint in the U.S. District Court seeking an injunction to stop the State of Michigan from taking any steps to prevent the operation of Line 5.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has launched a new certification program that will help pipeline operators use integrity testing of natural gas and oil pipeline to improve safety and avoid environmental releases.
Final state permits and authorizations are still needed.
Venture Global LNG names KBR as lead contractor for Phase 1.
Pipeline operator Williams Companies Inc. said on Nov. 23 it will take ownership of some of Chesapeake Energy Corp’s assets in exchange for accepting lower gas gathering fees from the bankrupt shale producer.
Motion to stay a permit is rejected for the natural gas pipe.
Analysts said the decision not to stay the pipeline’s Biological Opinion increases the odds Equitrans Midstream Corp. can put the project into service in second-half 2021.