Pipelines
Gazprom and partners put second Nord Stream on-stream
11 October 2012
Gazprom and partners started up the second line of their dual Nord Stream gas pipeline to Europe in early-October – and edged forward with plans for third and fourth Nord Stream pipelines
Pipeline safety threatens Canadian oil-sands expansion
19 July 2012
US regulators have reported concerns over the safety of the pipelines
Nabucco West and TAP pipelines go head to head
2 July 2012
The Nabucco West Pipeline and the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline are two possible routes to carry gas to Europe
TransCanada to build Canada LNG pipeline
7 June 2012
The company will build, own and operate the LNG pipeline
US fights cyber-attacks on gas pipelines
16 May 2012
The organisations managing US gas pipelines are now on a state of high alert following news that the network’s computerised control systems have been targeted by cyber-attacks over recent months
TransCanada brings XL back to life despite speed bumps
9 May 2012
Despite what its chief executive described as “speed bumps”, the Keystone oil-sands pipeline to Texas is already an important part of TransCanada’s plans to ship 40% of Canada’s exports to the US
Pakistan confirms commitment to the TAPI pipeline
12 April 2012
Delegates to the Asia Gas Partnership Summit in New Delhi broke into applause after Pakistan confirmed its commitment to the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline
Smaller Nabucco pipeline has a fighting chance
28 March 2012
A new contender has shaken up the battle to build gas pipelines from central Asia to Europe, but has failed to land the killer blow that would knock out the much-battered Nabucco project
Unconventionals boom puts Arctic pipe plans on ice
14 March 2012
North America’s shale gas revolution has stymied plans for two multi-billion dollar pipelines to tap Alaska’s North Slope and Canada’s Mackenzie Delta
Statoil's Luva to open up Norwegian Sea gas
8 February 2012
Statoil has chosen a bold development plan for its Luva deep-water gasfield, which will see construction of a new gas-landing pipeline in northern waters and the country’s first use of a spar deep-water platform
BP takes another big step out of Canada
2 December 2011
BP is further reducing its Canadian presence with the $1.7bn sale of its natural gas liquids (NGLs) business
Nabucco prays for a miracle amid problems
25 October 2011
The project has evolved into a clumsy, expensive solution to a problem the market is already solving
Trans-Caspian gas pipeline vital to Nabucco
17 October 2011
Contentious trans-Caspian gas pipeline will be built; Shah Deniz gas will be transported through Nabucco; managing director Reinhard Mitschek talks to Kwok W Wan
Libyan gas exports from Greenstream pipeline set to flood Europe
14 October 2011
The restart of the Greenstream pipeline to Italy will flood an already oversupplied European gas market. Gas prices look set to drop
Azerbaijan-Turkey gas-deal key to Caspian supply
23 September 2011
A phased approach to opening the gas Southern Corridor to Europe will persuade Caspian producers to make their gas available, says Greece’s Depa, starting with the ITGI link
Memo to the White House: Approve Keystone XL
15 September 2011
The US must secure its energy supply, support its economy and sign up to more Canadian oil, starting with a new pipeline
Russia piles gas pressure on Ukraine
15 September 2011
Both the EU and Russia have the same objective, to ensure gas supply to Europe. But both are approaching their goals in very different ways
EU starts trans-Caspian gas pipeline talks
12 September 2011
The EU has started talks with Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan to build a Caspian subsea gas pipeline as it seeks to boost central Asian exports to Europe
Iraq eyes EU gas exports through Turkey
8 September 2011
Iraq wants to export gas found in the blocks on offer in its fourth licensing round to Europe by pipeline through Turkey and as liquefied natural gas (LNG)
South Sudan eyes Kenya export pipeline link
2 September 2011
The pipeline link would provide an alternative to the transit fee currently paid by South Sudan
Supply fear sparked Romania pipe switch, according to US cable
26 August 2011
The US diplomatic cable reported that the switch was prompted by Romania losing faith in the Nabucco pipeline
Shell quits Canadian Arctic gas pipeline project
27 July 2011
Supermajor’s long-term vision just not long enough for a gas-pipeline project almost 50 years in the making
South Sudan plots oil pipeline to Kenya
6 July 2011
A new oil pipeline from South Sudan to Kenya would solidify its the country’s independence from the north, said a government minister in Juba today
First Nord Stream pipeline complete
19 May 2011
Russia’s first direct gas link to the EU is in place, promising to meet around 10% of the bloc’s gas demand from next year
Pipeline impasse threatens Alberta's oil sands
31 March 2011
The future of Alberta's oil sands hinges on two planned pipelines, but opposition is vocal and very influential
Canada presses Obama on Keystone XL
24 February 2011
Barack Obama is showing uncharacteristic reticence when it comes to TransCanada's plans to build a direct pipeline link from Alberta's oil sands to the Texas Gulf coast