Pipelines News


Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Takes on Challenging Pipelay Project for BP

Oct 05, 2023

Oil major BP has selected offshore installation contractor Allseas to complete the subsea pipelay scope for its ultra-deepwater Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Allseas will conduct the offshore…

Norway: ConocoPhillips' Tommeliten A Offshore Field to Start Producing This Month

Oct 05, 2023

U.S. oil firm ConocoPhillips has received approval from the Norwegian authorities to start up its Tommeliten A field in the North Sea.ConocoPhillips estimates that around 24 million standard cubic meters (150 million barrels) of oil equivalent can be recovered from Tommeliten A…

BP Explores $1 Billion US Gulf of Mexico Pipeline Stake Sale - Sources

Oct 04, 2023

BP is exploring the sale of a 49% stake in its U.S. oil and gas pipeline network in the Gulf of Mexico, hoping to raise as much as $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.The potential divestment would help BP meet its targets to reduce debt and maintain its dividend…

Europe: Gas Prices Fall as Some Norwegian Outages End

Sep 29, 2023

Dutch and British wholesale gas prices fell on Friday morning as Norwegian pipeline supplies picked up after some maintenance outages ended.The Dutch October contract edged down by 0.68 euro to 38.95 euros per megawatt hour (MWh) by 0820 GMT…

No Restart for ExxonMobil's California Offshore Platforms as Judge Upholds Tanker Trucks Ban

Sep 28, 2023

A U.S. judge on Wednesday refused to overturn a California county's decision to block Exxon Mobil Corp from using tanker trucks to ship crude oil from coastal facilities to inland refineries while a ruptured pipeline is fixed.U.S. District Judge…

Q+A-What is Known about the Nord Stream Gas Pipeline Explosions?

Sep 27, 2023

One year on from explosions that damaged the Nord Stream gas pipelines under the Baltic sea between Russia and Germany, the question of who was behind them is unresolved.On Sept. 26, 2022, Swedish seismologists registered several blasts, some…

Europe Heads More Comfortably into Winter Without Russia's Nord Stream Gas

Sep 27, 2023

High levels of gas storage, lower energy prices and new sources of fuel mean Europe is heading into a second winter with scarce Russian gas in a more comfortable position than a year ago.After decades of relying on Russia to supply cheap gas…

Why the Volatile South Caucasus is Important for Oil and Gas supplies

Sep 22, 2023

Azerbaijan is trying to take back control of Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway territory controlled by ethnic Armenians, in the latest escalation of a decades-old conflict. Developments over Karabakh could alter the geopolitical balance in the South Caucasus…

PRIO Taps McDermott for Wahoo Field Pipeline Installation Offshore Brazil

Sep 21, 2023

Offshore installation and construction services company McDermott has been awarded a transportation and installation contract by PRIO (former PetroRio) for the Wahoo field, offshore Brazil.Under the scope of the contract, of an undisclosed value…

Swedish Prosecutor Hopes to Conclude Nord Stream Enquiry by Year-end

Sep 20, 2023

The Swedish investigation into the sabotage last year of the Nord Stream pipelines is at a sensitive stage and the prosecutor hopes to decide whether to bring any charges before the end of this year, he told Reuters on Wednesday.In September 2022…

DOF Secures Three Service Contracts with Petrobras Worth Over $260M

Sep 18, 2023

Norwegian offshore support vessel firm DOF said Monday it had won three new service contracts with the Brazilian oil firm Petrobras.'The contracts were originated by a competitive bid process won by DOF and include work within our core service lines for Survey and Inspection…

UK North Sea Transition Authority to Regulate Offshore Hydrogen Ops

Sep 08, 2023

The UK North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) is expected to take on the role of offshore hydrogen transport and storage regulator following the conclusion of a consultation on the proposal.The move is intended to support the industry by enabling…

Saipem Secures $910M in Offshore Contracts for Ivory Coast and Italy Work

Sep 08, 2023

Italian offshore services firm Saipem has won two new contracts for offshore activities in Ivory Coast and Italy for an overall amount of 850 million euros (currently around $909,8 million).The first contract has been awarded to Saipem by Eni Côte d’Ivoire and its partner Petroci…

Pipeline Route Survey Starts at UK North Sea's Anning and Somerville Fields. Platform Bids Received

Sep 07, 2023

Oil and gas company Hartshead Resources NL and its partner Rockrose Energy said Monday that the Gardline vessel “OceanObserver” had mobilized to the Anning and Somerville field locations in the UK North Sea to start a survey of the pipeline routing for the gas offtake from the fields…

UH Aims to Develop Subsea Pipeline Inspection Autonomous Robot

Aug 31, 2023

University of Houston researchers are developing an autonomous robot to identify potential pipeline leaks and structural failures during subsea inspections. The technology will aim to make the inspection process safer and more cost effective…

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