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Pipelines

Norway's DNV GL Suspends Nord Stream 2 Work Over US Sanctions Fear

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.

November 26, 2020

Natural Gas

APA to Build Natural Gas Pipeline in Western Australia

Project will allow Strike Energy to bolster its share of the region’s gas market.

November 25, 2020

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Corpus Christi Drives US LNG Export Feed Gas to Record High

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.

November 25, 2020

Pipelines

Enbridge Seeks to Block Michigan’s Move to Shut Down Line 5

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.

November 25, 2020

Pipelines

API Launches Certification Program to Improve Safety of Long-Seam Pipelines

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.

November 24, 2020

Infrastructure

US Army Corps OKs Permits to Enbridge’s Line 3 Oil Pipeline Project

Final state permits and authorizations are still needed.

November 24, 2020

Technology

KBR Lands EPC Contract for Plaquemines LNG Export Facility

Venture Global LNG names KBR as lead contractor for Phase 1.

November 24, 2020

Restructurings

Williams Restructures Midstream Contracts with Bankrupt Chesapeake

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.

November 23, 2020

Infrastructure

Court Allows Equitrans to Keep Building Mountain Valley Pipeline

Motion to stay a permit is rejected for the natural gas pipe.

November 20, 2020

Unconventional

US Court Allows Equitrans to Keep Building Mountain Valley Natural Gas Pipeline

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.

November 19, 2020