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Court Orders Alaska Regulator to Probe Hilcorp Pipeline Leak

Sep 08, 2021

Alaska regulators must probe a Hilcorp Energy Company pipeline that has repeatedly leaked natural gas into Cook Inlet, the state Supreme Court ruled on Friday.The court said the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission improperly rejected…

Project Launched to Deploy Thermoplastic Composite Pipe Flowlines, Risers in Brazil's Pre-Salt Area

Aug 25, 2021

Thermoplastic composite pipe technology developer Strohm has entered a joint industry program with Shell and Petrobras with the goal of deploying its Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) Flowline and Riser technology offshore Brazil.Strohm said…

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Nord Stream 2. Measures Expected to Have No Effect on Project

Aug 23, 2021

The Biden administration on Friday slapped sanctions on a Russian ship and two companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, but opponents of the nearly-completed project said the measures would not stop it.The sanctions were imposed on ship Ostap Sheremeta…

Only 15km Left to Finish Nord Stream 2 Pipeline, Putin Says

Aug 23, 2021

There are only 15 km (9 miles) left to finish the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that bypasses Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday.The $11 billion project doubling the capacity of the first Nord Stream…

Gas from Lundin's Rolvsnes Field Flows Through Ancala's SAGE System

Aug 20, 2021

Ancala Midstream Acquisitions Limited said Friday it had received the first gas from the extended well test at the Lundin-operated Rolvsnes field, off Norway, into its capacity in the SAGE System.The SAGE System comprises a 323-kilometer, 30-inch bore pipeline…

Strohm Sets Up Shop in Brazil

Aug 19, 2021

Strohm, a business that specializes in composite pipe technology, announced on Thursday that it had opened a new office in Rio de Janeiro and that it was establishing a center of excellence for developing its Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP)…

Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline to Be Completed Next Week

Aug 19, 2021

The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline construction is 99% complete, the operating company said on Wednesday, after a media report the Russian-led project, which has come under criticism from the United States, is expected to be finished on Aug. 23…

Saudi Aramco Looking to Raise $17B from Gas Pipeline Sale

Aug 16, 2021

Saudi Aramco is looking to raise at least $17 billion from the sale of a significant minority stake in its gas pipelines, higher than the $12.4 billion raised from its oil pipeline deal, sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.Potential…

Blinken Names Energy Security Advisor to Tackle Nord Stream 2 Risks

Aug 11, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday appointed former diplomat Amos Hochstein as a senior advisor for energy security to work on the fallout from the Russia-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline, among other energy issues, according to a statement…

Williams Inks Deal for Whale Deepwater Transport Services

Aug 05, 2021

Williams (NYSE: WMB) reached an agreement with Shell Offshore Inc. and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. to provide offshore natural gas gathering and crude oil transportation services as well as onshore natural gas processing services for the Whale development…

ROV-deployed Scanning Tool Designed for Tight Access Inspections

Aug 04, 2021

TSC Subsea has designed a new ROV-deployed automated scanning tool that addresses the issue of carrying out tight access field joint inspection through difficult to penetrate pipeline coating.The ARTEMIS vCompact, a smaller, lightweight, more-flexible version of the standard ARTEMIS…

World’s Longest [37 km] ETH Production Pipeline installed offshore Norway

Aug 03, 2021

Neptune Energy reports the  installation and testing of the world’s longest traceheated subsea production pipeline at its operated Fenja field in the Norwegian sea.“Completing the installation and testing of the ETH pipe is a great technical…

UK: Subsea 7 Installs Pipeline Bundle at CNOOC's Buzzard Offshore Field

Jul 30, 2021

Offshore installation company Subsea 7 said Friday that July 2021 marked the successful installation of a 5km pipeline bundle for China-based CNOOC's Buzzard Phase II (BPII) project in the UK North Sea, moving the project a step forward towards…

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline 99% Complete

Jul 29, 2021

The much-politicized Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline from Russia to Germany is 99% complete, the pipeline operator said on Wednesday, after the pipelay vessel Akademik Cherskiy finished its initially planned workload.The $11 billion Nord Stream 2…

Kawasaki Picks Sonardyne Tech for Its SPICE AUV

Jul 22, 2021

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries has ordered from Sonardyne a suite of subsea navigation, positioning, and communications technologies to navigate, track and control its first commercial SPICE autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).The SPICE  AUV…

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