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  • Double E natural gas pipeline approved by FERC

    Summit Midstream Partners LP’s (SMLP) Double E Pipeline LLC, a joint venture in which SMLP owns a 70% operating interest, has received US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval to build and operate its 1.35-bcfd Double E Pipeline.   Double E will deliver natural gas…

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  • Enbridge Line 5 tunnel design 90% complete

    Enbridge Inc has completed about 90% of initial design work on its 4.5-mile Great Lakes Tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac in Michigan. The tunnel will house its 540,000-b/d Line 5 liquids pipeline.   The company expects to begin tunnel construction in 2021 for 2024…

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  • Sleipnir SSCV installs Tolmount platform in North Sea

    Heerema’s Sleipnir, the LNG-powered world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel, has installed the Tolmount platform In the Southern North Sea.   Heerema said on the 15th October that the project consisted of installing the 2,350 metric ton jacket and 2,500 metric ton topside constructed by Rosetti…

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  • Abu Dhabi Invests US$2.1 billion in Adnoc Pipelines

    Abu Dhabi institutional investors are paying US$2.1 billion for a stake in a natural gas pipelines unit run by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, adding to the cash the government energy producer has raised from infrastructure assets.   Abu Dhabi Pension Fund and holding company…

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  • PSA probes two North Sea well incidents

    Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) is investigating two recent drilling incidents in the North Sea.   One occurred on the 20th September at the Gjøa field, operated by Neptune Energy. The drillstring of production well 35/9-G-4 H, drilled by the Odfjell-operated semi-submersible Deepsea Yantai, became…

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  • Edgon to farm out further PEDL241 interest to Union Jack Oil

    Egdon Resources Plc has agreed to farmout a 30% interest in onshore UK licence PEDL241 to Union Jack Oil Plc and to jointly pursue a farmout for drilling of the North Kelsey-1 exploration well.   Subject to a successful farm-out process, North Kelsey-1 is expected…

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  • New Caspian Pipeline to Reshape Europe Gas Market

    Europe’s glutted natural gas markets are about to get a fresh source of supply after BP Plc and its partners finished a major new pipeline from Azerbaijan into southern Europe.   The Trans Adriatic Pipeline, or TAP, project is “substantially complete” 4 1/2 years after…

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