Pipelines
Enbridge oil leak seeps into debate about Canada's exports to the US
1 September 2010
An oil spill on an Enbridge pipeline in Michigan has undermined notions that Canadian oil imports provide a safer alternative to domestic US drilling, writes Derek Brower
Russia has trumped Nabucco for Central Asian gas
1 September 2010
Last year Russia improved the gas-pricing scheme under which it buys Central Asian gas. It's a move that now seems to have rung the death knell for the Nabucco pipeline, says Andrey Konoplyanik*
E.On Ruhrgas takes stake in TAP
2 June 2010
The German firm says the investment will strengthen its position as an energy supplier in Italy, where it is the fourth-largest power producer and third largest gas supplier
Unconventional-gas development drives US pipeline construction boom
4 May 2010
Development of the US' unconventional gas resources will require a significant expansion of pipeline infrastructure. Midstream companies are stepping up to the plate, writes Anne Feltus
Argentina turns to Bolivia for gas
4 May 2010
With Argentine gas production falling and the country increasingly reliant on spot LNG cargoes the government has turned to Bolivia to secure its long-term gas-supply requirements, reports Robert Olson
Gazprom's Nord Stream gas pipeline becomes a reality
4 May 2010
APRIL'S PLANE crash – killing the Polish president, his wife and 86 other dignitaries in Russia – has overshadowed Russian-Polish relations. Yet a few days earlier the two countries had made a breakthrough in their energy relations, which have rarely been good
US gas-pipeline earnings examined
6 April 2010
More interstate pipeline regulation could mean higher gas prices for consumers, write Lisa M Tonery, Tania S Perez and Rabeha Kamaluddin, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Speculative oil pipelines offer alternative to Strait of Hormuz choke point
1 February 2010
Concerns about the vulnerability of the passage of oil through the Strait of Hormuz ebb and flow depending on the international mood over Iran, writes Digby Lidstone
German regulation threatens vital gas-infrastructure development
2 November 2009
Bottlenecks in Germany's pipeline system threaten gas supply security in Europe, even if Nord Stream and other big import projects go ahead, writes NJ Watson
Ukraine: EU needs no new pipelines; no dispute with Gazprom expected
7 October 2009
Ukraine is a reliable gas-trasit state, more gas pipeline capacity to Europe is not needed, says Naftogaz
GDF Suez to join Nord Stream but project still waiting for green light
1 October 2009
Nord Stream expects approval, as GDF plans to join the pipeline consortium
Gazprom stays bullish despite demand slump
1 October 2009
Gazprom's export plans will not be de-railed by weakening demand
Pipeline strengthens Sino-Burmese ties
3 August 2009
UNLIKE Western governments, which have tightened sanctions against Myanmar (Burma), China has provided growing political and economic support to the military government in Rangoon, writes Ian Lewis
Iraq seeks investment to develop its untapped gas potential
1 May 2009
With large gasfields included in Iraq's debut upstream licensing rounds, the country aims to make its mark as a gas producer and exporter, reports James Gavin
Norway: Would another pipeline help?
1 May 2009
A new gas pipeline from Norway to continental Europe is under discussion again, less than two years after the government blocked such a plan, writes Martin Quinlan
Skanled pipeline's ups and downs
1 May 2009
The plan to lay a gas pipeline from Norway to Sweden and Denmark has survived last-minute doubts by some of its backers, but commercial uncertainties remain, Martin Quinlan writes