Equitrans Midstream Supports Methane Reduction Efforts, Opposes 2020 Methane Rollback Rules
Equitrans Midstream supports the U.S. oil and gas industry's ongoing efforts to reduce methane emissions and reaffirms its prior opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rollback of methane regulations in 2020.
Failed Fitting Led to 1,200 Barrel Oil Leak from Trans Mountain Pipeline
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada completed its investigation into a June 2020 release of crude oil at the Trans Mountain Sumas pump station in British Columbia, determining a 1-inch pipeline fitting was the source of the leak.
Nikola, IVECO and OGE Plan Hydrogen Distribution by Pipeline
Nikola Corporation, IVECO and OGE announced they will collaborate to establish a business structure for transporting hydrogen via pipeline network from production sources to hydrogen fueling stations in support of fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).
New Analysis Tool Can Help Solve Gas and Steam Transient Problems in Pipelines
Applied Flow Technology (AFT) says its new AFT xStream analysis software tool can help engineers rigorously evaluate and solve gas and steam transient engineering problems they have only been able to guess at in the past.
TC Energy Seeking Renewable Energy to Power Pipelines
TC Energy Corporation is seeking to identify potential contract and/or investment opportunities in wind energy projects that could generate up to 2,500,000 megawatt hours per year or 620 megawatts of zero-carbon energy to meet the electricity needs for a portion of its pipeline assets along its U.S. corridor.
U.S. Army Corps to Lay Out Plans for Dakota Access Pipeline Review at Hearing
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to lay out its recommendations on the Dakota Access oil pipeline at a federal court hearing today that could involve shutting down the line for several months during an environmental review.
Petrobras Natural Gas Hikes Enduring Even as Shares Dip
Petroleo Brasileiro SA is unlikely to be able to back away from a 39% hike in natural gas prices slammed by Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, sources close to the company said, pointing to the durability of existing contracts with distributors.
EPA Chief: Biden Admin's Methane Emission Curbs to Exceed Obama's
The Biden administration’s curbs on methane will be more ambitious than those imposed by former President Barack Obama and will go a long way to helping the United States achieve its overall targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade.
Malaysia, Brunei formalize agreement for maritime boundary fields
Malaysia, through its national oil company Petronas, formalized a unitization agreement with the government of Brunei Darussalam for Gumusut-Kakap and Geronggong-Jagus East fields which straddle along the Malaysian-Brunei maritime boundary.
Earthstone acquires additional Midland basin assets
Earthstone Energy agreed to acquire operated Midland basin assets from Tracker Resource Development III LLC and an affiliate, and from affiliates of Sequel Energy Group LLC, which hold wellbore interests in certain producing wells operated by Tracker.
Rystad: Ramp up in Guyana exploration activity expected
Despite a recent exploration disappointment in ExxonMobil-operated Canje block, exploration activity in Guyana is expected to rebound with an annual record of 16 wells, including on Stabroek block, also operated by ExxonMobil, Rystad Energy said.
PetroNeft acquires additional interest in West Siberia license
PetroNeft Resources PLC has completed the acquisition of an additional 40% interest in operated License 67 in the Tomsk Oblast of West Siberia from Belgrave Naftogas (formerly Arawak Russia BV). The company now holds a 90% interest in the license.