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Finland Can't Rule Out 'state actor' Involvement in Pipeline Damage

Oct 12, 2023

Finland can't rule out the possibility that a 'state actor' was involved in damaging a Baltic Sea gas pipeline and a parallel telecoms cable, the Finnish Security Intelligence Service said on Thursday as NATO ministers sat down to talks on the incident…

Nordics, Baltics Tighten Security at Energy Installations after Baltic Sea Pipe Burst

Oct 12, 2023

Norway and Lithuania tightened security at onshore energy installations, following Sunday's gas pipeline gas leak in the Baltic Sea, while Finland recommended energy operators to be more aware of security.On Tuesday, Helsinki said damage caused…

NATO to Respond if Baltic Sea Pipeline Damage Deliberate - Alliance Chief

Oct 11, 2023

NATO will discuss damage to a gas pipeline and data cable running between member states Finland and Estonia, and will mount a 'determined' response if the cause is proven to be a deliberate attack, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday…

EXPLAINER-What is the Balticconnector pipeline?

Oct 11, 2023

A subsea gas pipeline, the Balticconnector, connecting Finland and Estonia under the Baltic Sea has been likely damaged by 'outside activity', the Finnish government said on Tuesday.This is what is known so far:WHAT IS THE BALTICCONNECTOR?The…

Offshore Gas Pipelines in the Dutch North Sea Could Be Repurposed to Carry Hydrogen

Oct 11, 2023

A study has shown that existing offshore gas pipelines by Dutch transport pipeline operators Noordgastransport (NGT) and NOGAT can be repurposed for hydrogen transportation before 2030, by rerouting certain gas fields while still providing transportation…

Heavy Force Damaged Baltic Sea Gas Pipeline, Estonia Says

Oct 11, 2023

The damage to the Baltic Sea gas pipeline that burst on Sunday was caused by 'quite heavy force', Estonian Defense Minister Hanno Pevkur said on Wednesday, a day after Finland said it could have been a deliberate action.The Balticconnector subsea…

Finland Says "outside activity" Likely Damaged Subsea Gas Pipeline

Oct 10, 2023

A subsea gas pipeline and a telecommunications cable connecting Finland and Estonia have both sustained damage, and the location of the outage has been identified, the Finnish government said on Tuesday.'It is likely that damage to both the…

Operators to Inspect Finland-Estonia Gas Pipeline for Possible Leak

Oct 09, 2023

Preparations were underway to inspect a subsea gas pipeline connecting Finland and Estonia after a sudden drop in pressure was detected, Finnish gas system operator Gasgrid said on Monday.The Balticconnector link was shut early on Sunday on…

Van Oord's Fallpipe Vessel Achieves Milestone: 20 Million Tonnes of Installed Rock

Oct 09, 2023

Dutch offshore installation firm Van Oord said Monday that its flexible fallpipe vessel Nordnes had recently reached a major milestone.'The vessel has installed a staggering 20 million tonnes of rock, a record unparalleled in the subsea rock installation market…

Finland-Estonia Subsea Gas Pipeline Shut Down; Repairs Could Extend for Months

Oct 09, 2023

Repairing a subsea gas pipeline connecting Finland and Estonia that was shut on Sunday due to a suspected leak could take months or more if a puncture is confirmed, Finnish gas system operator Gasgrid said.The Balticconnector pipeline suffered a sharp drop in pressure…

TechnipFMC to Supply Gas Injection Riser Pipes to Petrobras

Oct 06, 2023

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has recently secured a contract to supply flexible pipes to Petrobras for the pre-salt fields offshore Brazil.TechnipFMC said the contract was a significant one, which for TechnipFMC means it is worth between $75 million and $250 million…

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…

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