Pipelines
TSGP: a trans-Saharan mirage
1 April 2009
France's Total says it wants to build another gas-export facility in Nigeria. But piping natural gas across the Sahara desert to supply Europe faces big problems, writes Derek Brower
Norway: New gas-export pipeline gets state backing
9 March 2009
Norwegian government supports planned gas-export pipeline
US: new pipes for old
1 February 2009
The US pipeline system is in need of maintenance. But inspecting and repairing pipelines is no easy task
Canadians eye lucrative Asian markets
1 February 2009
Asia is back on the radar screen of Canadian pipeline firms, as oil and gas producers look beyond their traditional US export markets. Companies are concerned that planned environmental measures from US President Barack Obama's administration will restrict the flow of oil-sands-derived crude to the US
Alaska gas plans advance
1 December 2008
Competition to construct a pipeline to deliver gas from the Arctic to US markets is intensifying
Nord Stream inches closer
1 November 2008
Gazprom's plan to supply Europe with two new pipelines has received an unlikely boost from the EU. But opposition is still strong, writes Derek Brower
Russia targets South Korea
1 November 2008
Taxing times in the Rockies
1 February 2008
New pipeline capacity is urgently needed to bring gas from the US' Rocky Mountains to market, writes Anne Feltus
Malacca alternative
1 February 2008
A crude pipeline that avoids the bottleneck of the Malacca Straits has plenty of appeal for Mideast Gulf producers shipping oil to east Asia. But any such project faces significant hurdles, writes Martin Clark
New gas pipe quashed
25 November 2007
In a move seen as demonstrating her green credentials, the country's new energy minister has turned down StatoilHydro's planned further development of the Troll field – a decision that has led to the cancellation of plans for a new gas export pipeline to Europe, Martin Quinlan writes
Laying the pipes
1 October 2007
To fulfil its ambitions to create a single, united energy market supplied by a diversity of gas exporters, the EU needs infrastructure in place. Derek Brower looks at what is being built and where
Gas grid for the Gulf
1 August 2007
To help meet unprecedented gas-demand growth in the Mideast Gulf, two large supply projects are on the verge of start-up after a series of delays. However, while the Dolphin project is now on track, the Salman scheme remains deadlocked over gas price, writes Alex Forbes