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Saipem Gets Go-Ahead to Restart Pipelaying Ops Offshore Australia

Feb 15, 2024

Italian offshore services company Saipem has received an approval from the Australian regulator NOPSEMA to restart pipelaying operations at Woodside’s Scarborough gas field, following an offshore trunkline installation incident in late January 2024…

ABL Wraps Up German Subsea Pipeline Survey Job

Feb 13, 2024

Global energy and marine consultancy ABL has finalized the marine warranty survey scope in connection with the successful installation of Germany’s Ostsee Anbindungsleitung (OAL) subsea pipeline, with the first gas feed-in expected imminently…

Saipem Confirms Incident on Castorone Pipelayer at Scarborough Gas Project

Jan 30, 2024

Italian offshore services company Saipem has reported an incident on its flagship Castorone vessel during a pipelaying operation at Woodside’s Scarborough gas field offshore Australia.Saipem has confirmed that early on the morning of January…

Gazprom Breaks Daily Record for Gas Supply to China

Jan 03, 2024

Russian energy giant Gazprom said on Wednesday it set a new daily record the previous day for gas supplies to China through the Power of Siberia pipeline.Gazprom did not provide a figure for the new daily record but said total gas exports to China via the pipeline amounted to 22…

Pioneering Spirit Kicks Off Pipelay Ops for BP’s LNG Project

Dec 22, 2023

Allseas’ construction vessel Pioneering Spirit has started pipelaying work on BP’s ultra-deepwater Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal. Allseas’ offshore construction support vessel Oceanic kicked…

NTSB Recommends Pipeline Operators Implement Safety Management Systems

Dec 19, 2023

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is recommending new notification alarms and procedures for potential incursions on pipelines and a change to an anchorage off the California coast following a crude oil release in 2021 caused by ship anchors damaging an underwater pipeline…

Talos Sees 'Immaterial' Impact in Q4 from Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Dec 07, 2023

U.S. oil and gas producer Talos Energy said on Thursday it expects the impact related to the Main Pass Oil Gathering pipeline shut-in following an oil spill to be immaterial to its fourth-quarter results.The oil spill was first observed on Nov…

US Coast Guard Responds to Another GoM Oil Spill

Dec 05, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday it was responding to an oil discharge near the Main Pass Oil Gathering (MPOG) Co's pipeline system in the Gulf of Mexico, while the main pipeline and several surrounding ones remained shut in.'The reported…

Strohm Receives Qualification for Deepwater TCP Flowline

Nov 30, 2023

Thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) technology company, Strohm, has had a Statement of Qualified Technology issued by DNV for its six-inch EGF-PE pipe, as per the DNV-ST-F119 standard, for its use as a flowline or jumper in deep waters.It is…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Shuts in Around 3% of Daily Output

Nov 23, 2023

Around 61,165 barrels of daily oil output from at least six producers, making up about 3% of crude oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, has been shut in by Third Coast Infrastructure's underwater pipeline leak, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday…

Finland-Estonia Gas Pipeline System to Get Bigger Capacity after Repair

Nov 22, 2023

The Balticconnector gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia, which was damaged last month, will get a bigger northbound transmission capacity next year following repairs, Finnish operator Gasgrid said in a statement on Wednesday.The increase…

Russia to Seek Compensation Over Nord Stream Blasts - RIA

Nov 21, 2023

Russia is waiting for the outcome of an investigation into the sabotage of the Nord Stream gas pipelines before making any request for compensation, the RIA state news agency cited a foreign ministry official as saying on Tuesday.The pipelines…

1 Million+ Gallons: Pipeline Leaking Oil in the Gulf of Mexico

Nov 20, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday said it was still looking for the source of a leak from an underwater pipeline off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico that it estimated had released more than a million gallons of crude oil.The 67-mile long…

Venezuela Close to Approving Offshore Gas License with Trinidad, Shell

Nov 20, 2023

Venezuela is close to approving a license for Shell and the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago to develop a promising offshore natural gas field and export its production to the Caribbean country, two people close to the matter said…

Energy Transfer, TotalEnergies Pen Deal for Crude Oil Offtake from Blue Marlin Offshore Port

Nov 16, 2023

Energy Transfer LP has entered into a non-binding Heads of Agreement (HOA) with TotalEnergies related to term crude oil offtake from its proposed Blue Marlin Offshore Port for 4 million barrels per month. The HOA is subject to the negotiation…

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