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Feb 19, 2020
US DOE offers $38.5 million to develop pipeline rehabilitation technology
Oil and Gas News
Feb 18, 2020
Pipelines
Anglo American has awarded Greece’s Corinth Pipeworks a contract for the manufacture and supply of steel pipes for the Los Bronces Pipeline Replacement project. The contract, which covers pipe for the 35km slurry pipeline in Chile, includes the supply of 24-inch LSAW pipes in heavy wall thickness up to 31.75mm and three layer polyethylene coating. The total quantity... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 18, 2020
Pipelines
NV5 Global has been awarded a contract to provide environmental consulting and inspection services for the replacement of 61 miles of ageing natural gas pipeline infrastructure in Ohio and West Virginia in the US. The contract, which is valued at around $6 million (€5.5 million), is expected to take 19 months to complete. NV5 will document compliance with the Federal... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 17, 2020
Pipelines
Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge has announced plans to purchase Rio Bravo Pipeline Company from NextDecade, for a maximum price of $25 million (€23 million). Under a definitive agreement signed by the two companies, $15 million (€13.8 million) will be paid at closing, with the final balance to be paid after NextDecade reaches a positive final investment decision... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 17, 2020
Valves
Rotork has announced that its electric and fluid power actuators have been installed on a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, located offshore Brazil. Metroval selected Rotork intelligent IQ3 multi-turn electric actuators, as well as CP and GP quarter-turn pneumatic actuators, to control plug and butterfly valves on an FPSO, which will operate... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 14, 2020
Pipelines
Canada’s TC Energy has approved two new expansion projects totalling $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) on its natural gas pipeline systems. The 2023 NGTL Intra-Basin System Expansion will deliver natural gas from the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) to markets within Alberta on the NOVA Gas Transmission system. The Alberta Xpress project will see the expansion... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 14, 2020
Other
SOCAR-AQS and Halliburton have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a new joint venture to provide a range of oilfield products and services in Azerbaijan. The joint venture will be based in Baku, Azerbaijan, and will focus is business development and operations both on onshore and offshore Azerbaijan. “Combining our unrivalled knowledge, experience... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 13, 2020
Pipelines
Energy engineering company Saipem has been awarded several engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts around the world, worth over $500 million (€457.9 million) combined. The first EPCI contract has been awarded by Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia, as part of a long-term agreement between the two companies. The scope of the offshore work... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 12, 2020
Pipelines
Cortez Subsea is preparing to lay a mechanically connected subsea pipeline, offshore Malaysia. The company is currently mobilising the Grand Canyon II offshore vessel for the project to lay the first ever subsea pipeline using mechanical connectors. The Global 1201 vessel will also be mobilised to install the pipeline system for the Tembikai Non-Associated Gas (TNAG)... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 12, 2020
Pipelines
Airborne Oil & Gas has received its most significant flowlines contract to date, which will see the manufacturer of thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) deliver 10km of its technology to a supermajor in West Africa. This is the second award for TCP flowline from the undisclosed company, and follows an earlier successful delivery of a 4km length of flowline, which... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 11, 2020
Valves
The US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has proposed a rulemaking that would revise federal pipeline safety regulations by requiring the installation of remotely controlled or automatic shutoff valves on certain pipelines. The published Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is for certain newly constructed or entirely... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 7, 2020
Pipelines
UK utility Northern Gas Networks (NGN), which distributes gas across the north of England, has shared it business plans for the next five years, committing to an ambitious programme of investments for service improvement. Headquartered in Leeds, UK, NGN has planned a £1.25 billion (€1.47 billion) investment in the network between 2021 and 2026, which is expected... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 6, 2020
Other
Technology group Halma has enhanced its gas detection capabilities with the acquisition of Sensit Technologies, a gas detection company based in the US state of Indiana. Sensit manufactures products that enable natural gas utilities to detect leaks in pipes, reducing the impact of climate change by minimising methane emissions, protecting workers in the industry, and... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 6, 2020
Pipelines
An assistant professor at the University of North Texas has created a virtual organic chemistry laboratory inside a supercomputer, which could hold the key to preventing undersea oil pipeline leaks. Through the use of computational chemistry, Oliviero Andreussi will begin to trawl through scientific databases listing thousands of organic molecules to determine the various... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 5, 2020
Pipelines
Saddlehorn Pipeline Company has announced that Black Diamond Gathering, through its majority owner Noble Midstream Partners, has purchased a 20% membership interest in Saddlehorn for $155 million (€140.4 million). An option had previously been granted to Black Diamond in conjunction with recent volume commitments to the pipeline, the company added. The Saddlehorn... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 4, 2020
Pipelines
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) has recently accepted Enbridge’s second revised environmental impact statement for its Line 3 replacement oil pipeline. "After nearly five years of community engagement, environmental review, regulatory and legal review, it's good to see the Line 3 Replacement Project move forward," said Vern Yu, executive vice-president... [Read More]


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