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Birchcliff and AltaGas enhance long-term partnership

Birchcliff and AltaGas enhance long-term partnership announced an expanded partnership focused on reducing long-term operating costs and connecting more liquified petroleum gas into premium global markets.

Global pipelines construction outlook 2024—Part 2

6/19/2024

This article will provide a forecast on pipeline construction in Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and the Middle East.

Shell signs agreement to acquire Pavilion Energy

Shell Eastern Trading Pte. Ltd. has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Pavilion Energy Pte. Ltd. Pavilion Energy includes a global LNG trading business with a contracted supply volume comprising about 6.5 MMtpy.

Kazakhstan to invest heavily in new gas processing plant capacity

The Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan has initiated 60 investment projects valued at 17 trillion tenge (approximately $38 B) under the Nationwide Pool of Investment Projects.

Clean Energy expands Boron LNG facility in California (U.S.) by 50%

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that construction of a third production train at its LNG plant in Boron, California, has been completed, increasing the plant’s volume capacity by 50%.

New Fortress Energy to deliver first LNG cargo from Altamira, Mexico plant in July

NFE today updated the timing of its first LNG expectation for its first Fast LNG unit located offshore Altamira, Mexico.

Crude oil tanker market grapples with aging fleet, shipyards focus on large container and LNG ships

The crude oil tanker market is grappling with an aging fleet of vessels which need to be replaced, posing a challenge as shipyards are focused on building other types of ships

QatarEnergy selects CPC as North Field expansion partner, signs 4 MMtpy LNG SPA for 27 years

QatarEnergy signed definitive agreements with CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC) covering the long-term supply of LNG to CPC and partnership in the North Field East (NFE) LNG expansion project.

CO2next project achieves important milestones for developing a liquid CO2 terminal in Rotterdam

CO2next aims to build a liquid CO2 terminal at the Maasvlakte in the port of Rotterdam, that can be used by customers not connected to a CO2 pipeline to ship liquid CO2.

Egyptian fertilizer plants shut down temporarily due to gas supply pressures

Gas supplies will gradually resume flowing as of Thursday to fertilizer factories in Egypt after several chemical and fertilizer companies shut down plants on a temporary basis.

Scorching heat drives India's gas-fired power use to multi-year highs in May

Sweltering heat and policy measures are fueling a surge in the use of gas-fired power in India, with imports of LNG forecast to rise sharply over the next two years.

Norway eyes faster ramp-up of gas export to Britain

The resumption on Friday of Norwegian gas exports to Britain via the Langeled pipeline will progress at a faster pace than initially planned, Norwegian system operator Gassco said.

Air Liquide to invest over $250 MM in new high-purity industrial gas plant

The new $250-MM plant will supply ultra-pure nitrogen and other gases to Micron Technology, Inc. and other customers in the area.

Saudi Aramco holding LNG talks with Tellurian, NextDecade

Aramco is in talks with U.S. firms Tellurian and NextDecade on two separate LNG projects as the Saudi firm seeks to boost its gas trading and production.

U.S. natural gas prices fell after a volatile 2022

As average prices of U.S. natural gas fell in 2023, natural gas prices also became less volatile compared with 2022.

GTA LNG project reaches significant milestone with arrival of FPSO vessel

The FPSO vessel has arrived safely at the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) Phase 1 LNG development, located offshore Mauritania and Senegal

Decarbonizing the Pilbara-to-Asia export trade route: Joint study demonstrates pathway to net-zero emissions

A recent joint study revealed that well-to-wake emissions in the Pilbara-to-Asia iron ore export trade route can be reduced by over 90% by 2050 through the use of liquefied methane (LNG).

Gas Networks Ireland to connect new €63-MM Bia Energy biomethane plant directly to its network

Partnership with Bia Energy will be the first direct entry point for renewable biomethane in the greater Dublin area.

Aethon Energy to acquire Tellurian's integrated upstream assets

Tellurian Inc. and Aethon Energy Management announced an agreement for Aethon to acquire Tellurian’s integrated upstream assets for $260 MM, alongside a Heads of Agreement for Aethon to purchase 2 MMtpy of LNG from Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG plant.

Japan, EU agree to work on creating hydrogen demand and supply

Japan and the European Union agreed to work together on policies related to creating demand and supply for clean hydrogen as well as to cooperate in advancing technologies to develop the new fuel

Norway outage pushes European gas prices to highest this year

Norway's gas exports to Europe fell sharply on Monday as a shutdown of the offshore Sleipner hub halted operations at the Nyhamna onshore processing plant, pipeline operator Gassco said, lifting European prices to their highest level this year.

SUBLIME Energies introduces novel biogas liquefaction technology

SUBLIME Energies' new biogas liquefaction process efficiently transports and pools biogas produced by multiple farms, reducing initial investments and operating costs.

API's new standard sets guidelines for pipeline public engagement

API RP 1185, Pipeline Public Engagement, was recently published, and it’s a significant standard in every respect-primarily as it engages the public in every phase of the pipeline lifecycle. In this article, API executive Anchal Liddar explains the significance of the document and how it will help shape energy policy.

Woodside gets $1 B in funding for Scarborough LNG project

Woodside will receive $1 B in funding for its flagship Scarborough LNG project from state-owned Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

German cabinet approves bill to accelerate hydrogen power expansion

Germany's cabinet approved a bill to fast-track the construction of hydrogen infrastructure, import and production facilities as Berlin bets on the fuel to help decarbonize Europe's biggest economy.

RWE to build hydrogen-fired power plants in Germany

RWE is planning to build hydrogen-ready gas-fired power plants at the company's power plant sites in Germany to contribute to a successful coal phase-out by 2030.

AltaGas and Royal Vopak take FID on large-scale LPG terminal

AltaGas Ltd. and Royal Vopak are pleased to announce a positive final investment decision (FID) on the Ridley Island Energy Export Facility (REEF), a large-scale liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and bulk liquids terminal with rail, logistics and marine infrastructure on Ridley Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Air Products plans hydrogen refueling stations network in California (U.S.)

Air Products announced it intends to build a network of permanent, commercial-scale, multi-modal hydrogen refueling stations stretching from Northern California to Southern California (U.S.).

Southeast Asia's $220-B gas expansion plans to boost power/LNG capacity

Southeast Asia has more than $220 B in projects that could raise Southeast Asia's gas-fired power capacity by more than 100 GW, doubling the current level, and raise LNG imports into the region by 80%.

India's Adani Total considering building more plants in India for LNG import

Adani Total Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between India's Adani Group and France's TotalEnergies, is considering building more plants in India to import LNG to meet the growing demand for the cleaner fuel.