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TANAP’s Seismic Fault Crossing Posed Challenges For Welding

The Trans Anatolia Natural Gas Pipeline transports Azeri gas from the Shah Deniz field through Turkey and Europe. Construction of the technically challenging project was complicated by the North Anatolian Fault.

Consumers Energy Modernizes System with Saginaw Trail Pipeline

In Michigan, Consumers Energy is modernizing its natural gas system to improve safety and reliability, and a key element is replacing 78 miles of transmission pipeline that passes through three Michigan counties.

LNG spot trading on a roll

Growth in “true” LNG spot trading is set to continue, with an emergent role for portfolio players and traders

Baltic Pipeline Project to Carry Norwegian Gas to Eastern Europe

Danish gas transmission operator Energinet and Polish gas transmission operator GAZ-System are jointly planning a new bidirectional transnational pipeline, linking the Norwegian North Sea offshore gas fields with markets in both Denmark and Poland.

How to Select the Right Trench Protection System

With four types of workable, OSHA-approved protective solutions available—sloping, benching, shoring and shielding—utility companies and contractors will be safest and most productive if they learn how to select the most effective system for a given job site.

Power: Temporary power tips for turnarounds and maintenance activities

Maintenance activities and turnarounds often prove challenging to a facility’s electrical power system.

Four key benefits of an integrity operating window (IOW) implementation

In today’s operating facilities, it is critical to have robust mechanical integrity (MI) programs that provide the capability to understand the various parameters that affect asset integrity so that inspections can be planned accordingly.

Changing the game

Brandishing an array of government initiatives and the allure of world-class geology, Brazil is intent on reversing recent years of decline in overall production.

Fueling fracturing with natural gas: Redefining wellsite power for oilfield services

Hurricane Harvey was barreling toward the middle of the Texas Gulf Coast shoreline, packing winds up to 145 mph and reports of anticipated rainfall in excess of 36 in.

Going with the flow

Since the first hydraulic fracturing experiment in 1947, millions of frac jobs have been pumped in vertical and horizontal wells around the world.

Opec+ stress test as oil price lifts off

Cartel heavyweight Saudi Arabia draws heat from White House and Russia

Optimized drill pipe connection increases efficiencies in extended-reach applications

A new drill pipe connection, capable of faster makeup and breakout, is reducing NPT in extended-reach drilling and challenging well environments, while remaining economically competitive with other premium connections.

OTC Spotlight on New Technology Awards: Innovation continues as offshore recovers

As the offshore sector of the global E&P industry shows signs of finally turning the corner, the strong pace of technical innovation is continuing.

OTC celebrates 50th anniversary of showcasing offshore innovation

The flagship Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is not only gearing up for another year at NRG Park (formerly Reliant Park) in Houston, but it is celebrating its 50th anniversary!

Growing Offshore Activity Creates Midstream Infrastructure Demand

Growing offshore exploration and production activity at locations around the globe is creating stronger demand for construction of pipelines and subsea infrastructure.

Gas and the energy transition—repurposing the system with hydrogen

Natural gas projects will receive a significant investment boost over the coming years. This will enable gas to overtake oil as the world’s primary energy source in 2026 and account for one-quarter of the world’s energy by mid-century.