Pipelines News


Court Battle Between Santos and Traditional Owners Continues

Nov 15, 2023

Santos has issued a statement after the decision of the Federal Court of Australia on November 15 ruling that pipelay activities can commence on an 86-kilometer section of pipeline for the Barossa Gas Export Pipeline (GEP) – but not south of kilometre point 86 (KP86)…

Aussie Court Halts Santos' Barossa Pipeline Near Tiwi Islands

Nov 15, 2023

Santos was told by a court on Wednesday to halt its pipeline project around 70 kilometers north of the Tiwi Islands pending a final ruling, although it was allowed to begin laying gas pipelines for a section of its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project…

Kremlin: More Signs Appear of Ukrainian Involvement in Nord Stream Blasts

Nov 13, 2023

The Kremlin said on Monday that more signs were appearing of Ukrainian involvement in the blasts that ruptured Russia's Nord Stream gas pipelines last year, following a Washington Post report that a Ukrainian military officer coordinated the attack…

Finland Says China Promised Full Cooperation in Pipeline Probe

Nov 08, 2023

Finland on Wednesday said China had promised to fully cooperate in the investigation of the destruction last month of the Balticconnector gas pipeline, which happened on the same night that three subsea telecoms cables in the area were also damaged…

Russia Says Telecoms Cable Damaged Last month Just Before Nearby Baltic Gas Pipeline

Nov 07, 2023

A Russian fibre optic cable under the Baltic Sea was damaged last month only 28 km (17 miles) from where a gas pipeline linking Finland and Estonia was damaged soon afterwards, Russian state company Rostelecom said on Tuesday.Finnish police…

Second Gas Cargo Heads to Finland's LNG Terminal After Pipeline Rupture

Nov 03, 2023

A tanker carrying Norwegian liquefied natural gas (LNG) is set to arrive at Finland's Inkoo terminal overnight, vessel tracking data showed on Friday, making it the second cargo since the Oct. 8 outage of a Finnish-Estonian gas pipeline.The Arctic Princess…

Tenaris Net Profit Falls on Americas Slowdown, Launches New Buyback Plan

Nov 02, 2023

Italian steel pipe maker Tenaris late on Wednesday posted a 10% decline in third-quarter net profit due to a slowdown in North and South America and lower shipments to offshore projects and Argentina.The company's shares were up 7.9% by 0833 GMT…

Australia Court Halts Santos' Pipeline Works on $3.6B Barossa Gas Project

Nov 02, 2023

Santos said on Thursday an Australian court had granted an interim injunction preventing it from starting work on laying undersea pipelines on its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.The ruling comes after Simon Munkara, a traditional land owner from the Tiwi Islands…

Subsea 7 Bags 'Major' Contract Offshore Brazil

Oct 31, 2023

Offshore services firm Subsea 7 today confirmed the award of a major contract amendment by Petrobras for the development of the Mero 4 field located approximately 200 kilometres off the coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at 2,200 metres water depth in the pre-salt Santos basin…

China Cooperating in Balticconnector Investigation, Finland Says

Oct 31, 2023

Finnish Prime Minister Petteri Orpo on Tuesday that China was cooperating in Finland's investigation of the Hong Kong-flagged NewNew Polar Bear vessel's role in the Oct. 8 damage to the Balticconnector pipeline.Finnish police leading the criminal…

Finland Raises Gas Supply Risk Assessment Due to Pipeline Rupture

Oct 27, 2023

Finland's National Emergency Supply Agency said on Friday it had raised its risk assessment for gas supply security in the Nordic country following the damage earlier this month to the Balticconnector gas pipeline. 'An important gas import connection…

Three Baltic Pipe and Cable Incidents "are related", Estonia Says

Oct 27, 2023

The three incidents that resulted in damage to a gas pipeline and two telecom cables between Estonia, Finland and Sweden 'are related', Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas said.Finnish police leading the pipeline investigation have named the…

TechnipFMC Wins Its Largest Flexible Pipe Deal in Gulf of Mexico

Oct 25, 2023

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC said Tuesday it had won a contract with Australia's Woodside Energy to manufacture flexible pipe for a deepwater oilfield development in Mexico.Under the contract of an undisclosed value, the company will supply…

China Willing to Provide Necessary Information on Baltic Sea Pipeline Probe

Oct 25, 2023

China is willing to provide necessary information in accordance with international law regarding an investigation on damage to a Baltic Sea gas pipeline, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday at a regular press briefing.The damage earlier this…

Finland Says Gas Pipeline Likely Broken by Ship Dragging Anchor

Oct 24, 2023

Damage to a Baltic Sea gas pipeline earlier this month is believed to have been caused by a ship dragging a large anchor along the seabed, but it was too early to tell if this was an accident or a deliberate act, Finnish police said on Tuesday…

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