SERHETABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Construction has begun on the Afghanistan stretch of an ambitious pipeline that is to carry natural gas from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. The 1840-kilometer (1140-mile) TAPI pipeline is to carry 33 billion cubic meters of gas a year, an important new export outlet for Turkmenistan whose economy centers on its vast natural gas reserves. On Friday, workers at the Turkmen-Afghan border welded the first link crossing the frontier in a ceremony observed on video bridge by the presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan, Pakistan’s prime minister and India’s foreign minister. […]
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Energy Transfer Partners LP is considering constructing a new crude oil pipeline from the Permian basin in Texas to Nederland, Texas, a company executive said on a fourth-quarter earnings call on Thursday. The company said it was “aggressively pursuing a larger project” without giving specific details. “We’re listening to our customers and we’re going to build whatever capacity is warranted after those discussions,” Thomas Long, chief financial officer said. Shale producers have flocked to the Permian because of its prolific resources and relatively cheap production costs, boosting demand for takeaway capacity. […]
Shawcor Ltd. today announced that its pipe coating division has received a conditional contract worth in excess of $37 million from the EEW Group to provide anti-corrosion and concrete weight coatings in connection with the replacement and upgrading of an offshore pipeline located in Qatar. Under the terms of the contract, which is expected to be finalized soon, the scope of work will be executed in Shawcor’s coating facilities in Italy. Construction is expected to start in Q3 2018 and to be completed by Q1 2020.
A subsidiary of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) today announced the successful conclusion of the recent open season for its Cactus II Pipeline, a new pipeline system with an initial capacity of 585,000 bpd extending from the Permian Basin to the Corpus Christi/Ingleside area. According to PAA, capacity on the Cactus II Pipeline is fully committed with long-term third-party shipper contracts totaling 525,000 bpd, composed of 425,000 bpd of long-term minimum volume commitments and an additional 100,000 bpd of commitments associated with long-term acreage dedications. Approximately 60,000 bpd is reserved for walk-up shippers. Affiliates of […]
FERC has approved Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC’s request to commence with the hand-felling of trees for the Mountain Valley Pipeline within the Blue Ridge Parkway Historic District, between mileposts 249.5 and 246.4 in Roanoke and Franklin Counties, Virginia. The Mountain Valley Pipeline will span approximately 303 miles from northwestern West Virginia to southern Virginia. It will be constructed and owned by Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC, which is a joint venture of EQT Midstream Partners LP; NextEra US Gas Assets LLC; Con Edison Transmission Inc.; WGL Midstream; and RGC Midstream LLC. EQT Midstream Partners will operate […]
ONEOK, Inc. today announced it intends to invest approximately $2.3 billion between now and 2020 to build: A new 400,000 bpd natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline – the Arbuckle II Pipeline – that will create additional NGL transportation capacity between ONEOK’s extensive Mid-Continent infrastructure in Oklahoma and the company’s existing NGL facilities in Mont Belvieu, Texas A new 125,000 bpd NGL fractionator – MB-4 – in Mont Belvieu, Texas, and related infrastructure A new 200 MMcf/d natural gas processing facility – the Demicks Lake plant and related infrastructure – in the Williston Basin “The Arbuckle II Pipeline […]
FERC has approved Energy Transfer Partners’ request to commence service of the Mainline Compressor Station 2 associated with the Rover Pipeline Project. According to FERC’s Rich McGuire, the company is committed to completing remaining restoration activities at the compressor station, and currently, those activities are proceeding satisfactorily. The Rover Pipeline Project includes new interstate pipeline and related facilities extending from the Appalachian supply area to a proposed interconnection with Vector Pipeline, LP in Livingston County, Michigan. It will transport up to 3.25 billion cubic feet per day of domestically-produced natural gas to markets in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Gulf […]
FERC has approved Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC’s request to commence construction of discontiguous portions of the Mountain Valley Pipeline between mileposts 65.5 and 196.3 in West Virginia, with the exception of the following locations: Within the boundaries of the Losch/Cunningham Farmstead at about milepost 69.9, until Mountain Valley documents the completion of fieldwork outlined in the Treatment Plan by filing a Management Summary Through skips along the pipeline route between about mileposts 66.9 to 67.2, 77.3 to 77.5, 113.4 to 113.7, 154.3 to 154.6, 159.3 to 161.1, 161.2 to 164.4, 165.9 to 166.6, 171.3 to 171.4, 176.8 to 191.4, and […]
Tellurian today announced that its subsidiary, Haynesville Global Access Pipeline LLC, has launched a non-binding open season to secure prospective shippers for the Haynesville Global Access Pipeline (HGAP), a proposed 42-inch natural gas pipeline connecting the Haynesville and Bossier shale production region to growing natural gas demand in Southwest Louisiana. HGAP is estimated to cost approximately $1.4 billion and will have the capacity to transport up to two billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. Construction is expected to begin in 2022, with an in-service date of mid-2023. HGAP is part of Tellurian’s previously announced proposed Tellurian […]
Gibson Energy Inc. today announced the sanction of the $50 million Viking Pipeline Project, a 120-kilometer oil pipeline in Canada’s Viking Basin that will extend the reach of the existing Provost Pipeline to support development by several regional producers. Once finished, the Viking Pipeline Project will have an initial capacity of 13,300 bpd with the potential to expand to an estimated 25,000 bpd in the future. The project is expected to be placed in service in Q1 2019, and is underpinned by shippers through take-or-pay commitments with an area of dedication.