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Jan 19, 2021
Wood wins €146 million UK gas field partnership contract
Oil and Gas News
Jan 18, 2021
Pipelines
German authorities gave given the green light to resume a subsea natural gas pipeline from Russia. The decision by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency can be appealed, meaning there could be another halt to the construction on the Nord Stream 2 project, which has drawn criticism from the US and environmental groups. The US government has argued that the Baltic... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 18, 2021
Pipelines
Conrad Energy has signed another two contracts with Siemens over the supply of containerised gas engines for two new peaking power plants in Wrexham and Bilston in the UK. This is in addition to a contract received earlier in 2020 for a plant in Sittingbourne. The new gas-to-electricity plants will feed additional energy into the National Grid at times of peak demand,... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 15, 2021
Pipelines
Porthos is on schedule to store 2.5 million tonnes of CO2 annually from the industry in empty gas fields beneath the North Sea from 2024. By the end of last year, four companies registered for a total of €2 billion from the sustainable energy transition scheme (SDE) for the next 15 years. This year, the Porthos project organisation that includes EBN, Gasunie and... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 14, 2021
Pipelines
Weir Oil & Gas Dubai has signed a five-year $70 million (€57 million) contract with a Thai firm to supply and install 1,800 sets of wellheads and trees in the Gulf of Thailand. The agreement with Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP), a subsidiary of state-owned energy conglomerate PTT, represents one of the largest recent projects in South-East Asia. This... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 12, 2021
Pipelines
Wood, the global consulting and engineering company, has secured a contract valued at over $120 million (€98 million) with a Chinese company. The deal with Sinopec Hainan Refining and Chemical Limited Company (Sinopec) is to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services to expand its refinery development in the Hainan Free Trade Zone in South China. Under... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 8, 2021
Pipelines
North America is expected to have the maximum share of the global oil and gas trunk/transmission pipeline length by 2024 - representing around 43%. Running for a length of 899,399 km, the region continues to lead global pipeline additions with 25,335 km, lagging only behind Asia, GlobalData revealed. GlobalData’s report, Global Oil and Gas Pipelines Industry Outlook... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 7, 2021
Pipelines
Pakistan will build a new 1,100 km pipeline in July with Russia that will allow it to operate more liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals. Pakistan's gas distribution companies Sui Southern Gas and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines, which have started acquiring land for the pipeline, will be a part of the project, while a Russian consortium will lead construction. Pakistan has... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 4, 2021
Pipelines
More than 5.8 billion cubic meters (bcm) of Russian gas was transferred to Europe from Turkey via the TurkStream natural gas pipeline last year. The TurkStream pipeline was opened by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in January 2020. Russian natural gas was transferred to consumers in Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia and Romania... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 24, 2020
Pipelines
The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium is expected to start laying gas pipes in Danish waters after construction was suspended following the threat of sanctions from the US, according to a Danish maritime regulator. Nord Stream 2, designed to double capacity of the existing undersea Nord Stream gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, has been controversial with the US seeking... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 22, 2020
Pipelines
Environmental groups are urging the courts to block the selling of oil drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. The groups filed requests with an Anchorage judge for a preliminary injunction to prevent the Interior Department’s planned January 6 auction of oil and gas leases across the refuge’s 1.56-million-acre coastal plain, Reuters reported. After... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 17, 2020
Pipelines
The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to convert the UTE Ponta Negra power plant to operate on natural gas instead of diesel fuel. The conversion at the plant located in the Brazilian city of Manaus, will upgrade its performance, reduce its environmental impact, lower the operating costs and ensure its availability and performance reliability. The... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 10, 2020
Pipelines
Nigeria is expected to drive the refinery capacity growth in Africa by 2024, contributing around 71% of the region’s total growth. The country is likely to add 1.5 million barrels per day (mmbd) of refinery capacity by 2024, according to GlobalData. The data and analytics company report Refining Industry Outlook in Africa to 2024 revealed that refining capacity in... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 8, 2020
Pipelines
The Canadian energy regulatory has recommended that NOVA Gas Transmission’s Edson mainline expansion project be approved. The project involves the construction and operation of 85km of natural gas pipeline. It is needed to increase pipeline capacity and move gas from the Peace River Project Area to growing markets in central and southern Alberta. After considering... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 3, 2020
Pipelines
Operations have started on the middle portion of the China-Russia East natural gas pipeline. This will allow the natural gas from the Power of Siberia system to be transmitted to the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region in northern China. The 1,110-kilometre pipeline, according to a Reuters report, aims to help improve air quality in the region, where about a quarter of China’s... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 24, 2020
Pumps
TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory has secured Government funding to build the UK’s first mobile primary standard facility for testing hydrogen refuelling stations (HRS) to ensure they deliver the correct amount of fuel. Funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), through the National Measurement System mechanism, the mobile... [Read More]


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