Industry News

Pipeline Repairs Halt Iran gas Exports to Iraq

Gas exports from Iran to Iraq were halted late on Tuesday for several days, as Iranian authorities work to repair damages caused to the pipeline during a recent earthquake.

Bahrain King, Saudi Crown Prince Inaugurate new Pipeline

Bahrain's King and Saudi Crown Prince inaugurated the new AB-4 oil pipeline between the two kingdoms

US offshore wind gets ready to join the party

A landmark deal marks the start of an exciting new era for US offshore wind, which looks to build on Europe’s successes

Energy Transfer to Expand Lone Star Express Pipeline, Add Fractionator

Energy Transfer said its Lone Star NGL subsidiary will expand the Lone Star Express Pipeline with a new 352-mile pipeline from Permian Basin and construct its seventh fractionator at Mont Belvieu.

Total, Sempra Energy sign MOU for development of North American LNG export projects

Sempra Energy and Total S.A. have announced that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that provides the framework for cooperation in the development of North American liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects.

Halliburton CEO expects Permian bottlenecks gone by end of 2019

Halliburton expects bottlenecks in America’s busiest oil field to be relieved by the end of next year.

Big hitters betting on Mozambique to be global LNG player

After a protracted process, new licenses have been signed, while onshore LNG projects are edging closer to realisation

Italy Gives Green Light to Contested TAP Gas Pipeline

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte gave Italy's final approval to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline, a gas transport project which had been strongly contested by one of the two parties in the ruling coalition.

Aqua America to Acquire Peoples in Merger of Water, Gas Utilities

Water and wastewater utility Aqua America said it agreed to acquire natural gas utility operator Peoples in a $4.2 billion deal to create a company that is “uniquely positioned to have a powerful impact on improving the nation’s infrastructure reliability.”

ROVOP acquires M2 Subsea's entire ROV fleet

ROVOP, the independent provider of underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), has today announced the purchase of the entire fleet of 28 ROV systems from M2 Subsea.

BP's tech gurus borrow ideas to drive billions in savings

BP is borrowing technology and adapting it for its own use. The idea of a body sensor used in Oman came from fitness trackers that have adorned people’s wrists for years. For oil companies, sometimes seen as being set in their ways, it also represents a new culture.

Dakota Access Starts Expansion Open Season

Dakota Access and ETCO launched a binding open season for expanded capacity to transfer Bakken/Three Forks crude oil from North Dakota to terminals in Illinois and Texas.

Major milestone reached at Kwispaa LNG

Kwispaa LNG has entered the next phase of project development with the submission of the Project Description to the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office and Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.

Firefighters Sue SoCal over Aliso Canyon Leak

Firefighters who worked in and around the site of a 2015 natural gas leak have sued Southern California Gas Co., alleging the utility knowingly let them be exposed to dangerous levels of toxic chemicals.

A third Washington refinery curbs operations after natgas pipe fire

Andeavor’s Anacortes plant joined a list of oil refineries in Washington state forced to shut or curb operations after natural gas supply to the facilities was disrupted by a pipeline fire in Canada.

ADNOC's early restart of Ruwais refinery unit may add to Asia gasoline glut

The earlier-than-expected return of a gasoline-making unit at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company's (ADNOC) Ruwais oil refinery may add to a glut of the fuel in Asia, potentially weighing on prices, while fuel oil supplies could drop.