Pipelines


Targa NGL Pipeline launches open season

Targa NGL Pipeline Co. LLC, Houston, has launched an open season commencing June 15 and closing July 6 to gauge shipper interest in firm interstate transportation service for natural gas liquids from Coal and Hughes…




Nord Stream 2 completes Swedish permitting

Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline received the permit for construction and operation in the Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Sweden’s Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation issued the permit for the roughly 510-km section within…


Canada retains Carruthers for pipeline work

The Canadian government has retained the former head of a pipeline project it rejected to assess the Trans Mountain oil pipeline and to advise a new crown corporation that will manage system expansion.  


Sound Energy lets contract to commercialize Moroccan gas

Sound Energy has signed a heads-of-terms agreement with a consortium of Enagas, Elecnor, and Spain’s Fomento for front-end engineering and design and conditional construction and financing of all the infrastructure required—including a pipeline and central…


US ethane demand finally surges

Following delays caused by Hurricane Harvey’s disruption to midstream infrastructure, NGL demand in the ethylene and refinery feedstock markets, and US NGL waterborne exports, the long-anticipated rise in US ethane demand has finally arrived, and…



The Trans Mountain deal

From Canada comes a new twist on the proverbial win-win deal. A controversial pipeline wins governmental support, and pipeline opponents win a strategic victory.