TransCanada Corporation today announced its Northwest Mainline Loop-Boundary Lake pipeline has been placed into service, completing the final section of its 2017 Expansion Program on the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) System, a natural gas pipeline system in Western Canada that consists of approximately 24,320 kilometers of pipeline and associated facilities. With the completion of winter construction activities, the 2017 Expansion Program represents a $1.7 billion investment in Canadian natural gas infrastructure, and connects low-cost, clean-burning natural gas from northwest Alberta and northeast British Columbia to the NGTL System. The 2017 Expansion Program added approximately 230 kilometers […]
Pembina Pipeline Corporation today announced that Alliance Pipeline Ltd., of which it owns a 50 percent interest, has launched a binding open season for an estimated 400 million cubic feet per day of additional firm service on the Alliance Pipeline system. Alliance receives natural gas in British Columbia, Alberta and North Dakota and transports it to the Chicago market, delivering approximately 1.6 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. Pending regulatory approval, Alliance will increase capacity by approximately 25 percent through the addition of compression and other facilities to its system. The offer is available to both […]
Targa Resources Corp. today announced it has entered into long-term fee-based agreements for natural gas gathering and processing services in the Delaware Basin and for downstream transportation, fractionation and other related services. The company also announced an extension of the Grand Prix NGL Pipeline, a new common carrier NGL pipeline currently under construction, into southern Oklahoma. Delaware Basin Processing Expansions Supported by the significant near-term volume growth expected on the dedicated acreage, Targa will build approximately 220 miles of 12-to-24 inch high pressure rich gas gathering pipelines across the Delaware Basin, the Falcon Plant, a new 250 MMcf/d […]
TechnipFMC has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract by Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Ltd for the delivery and installation of subsea equipment including umbilicals, flowlines and the subsea production system for Shell Petroleum’s Gumusut-Kakap Phase 2 Project, a deep-water oil project located off the coast of Malaysia. “We are extremely honored to have been awarded this project by Sabah Shell Petroleum,” Hallvard Hasselknippe, President of TechnipFMC’s Subsea business, said. “This award demonstrates the added value of our unique integrated offering (iEPCI™) and brings TechnipFMC’s integrated model to the Asia Pacific region.”
Energean Oil & Gas PLC’s Board of Directors has approved the Final Investment Decision to move forward with the $1.6 billion Karish & Tanin Development Project, located off the Israeli coast. $405 million of the $460 million raised from Energean’s recent IPO will be used to fund the company’s 70% share in the project, while the remaining 30% will be funded by Kerogen Capital. The project will also be financed through a Senior Credit Facility of $1.275 billion recently underwritten by Morgan Stanley, Natixis, Bank Hapoalim and Société Générale. In support of the project, Energean has entered into long-term agreements with […]
Statoil today announced it will issue a pipelaying contract to Subsea 7 and a marine operations contract to Ocean Installer as part of the company’s Askeladd gas field in Norway. Under the terms of the contracts, Subsea 7 will lay a 44-kilometer, 20-inch pipeline that will connect Askeladd to the Snøhvit field, while Ocean Installer will install a 42-kilometer-long umbilical, 35-kilometer-long MEG (monoethylene glycol) pipeline. Construction activities are expected to start immediately, with Subsea 7’s pipeline to be installed in the summer of 2019, and Ocean Installer’s in 2020.
Tellurian today announced that its subsidiary Permian Global Access Pipeline LLC (PGAP) is holding a non-binding open season to secure prospective shippers for a proposed 42-inch diameter interstate natural gas pipeline connecting the Permian Basin in Texas to Southwest Louisiana. PGAP is estimated to cost approximately $3.7 billion to build and will have the capacity to transport two billion cubic feet of natural gas a day. Construction is projected to begin as early as 2021 and the pipeline is targeted to be in service as early as 2022. PGAP is part of Tellurian’s previously announced proposed […]
(Reuters) – Pennsylvania environmental regulators on Friday issued another notice of violation to Energy Transfer Partners LP’s Sunoco Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids pipeline for releasing drilling fluids into a stream. The company told the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) it released about 50 gallons of fluid into the Snitz Creek on Thursday while drilling under the steam in West Cornwall Township in Lebanon County, about 30 miles east of the state capital Harrisburg. It was ETP’s third inadvertent release into the Snitz Creek, following spills in August and September 2017. It was […]
Dovre Group Plc has entered into a framework agreement to provide project management resources for the Balticconnector Pipeline Project, co-owned by Elering AS and Baltic Connector Oy. The Balticconnector Pipeline Project includes the construction of a 153-kilometer pipeline that will connect the gas networks of Estonia and Finland. The project will transport 7.2 million cubic meters of natural gas per day and is expected to be placed in service in 2019.
India’s Petroleum And Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) has terminated GAIL India Ltd’s license to build the Surat-Paradip Project for failure to begin work in a timely manner. According to the board, the company had yet to start work on the 2,112-kilometer natural gas pipeline, six years after first receiving approval. Under the terms of the order, GAIL India must also encash the full performance bank guarantee (Rs20 crore) previously awarded for the project. The decision to terminate GAIL India’s license for the Surat-Paradip Project marks the first such action taken in India since June 2012 when Reliance Gas Transportation Infrastructure Ltd’s license to lay the Kakinada-Basudebpur-Howrah […]