Tag: pipelines

Vallourec offshore line pipe contracts for Brazil

Vallourec offshore line pipe contracts for Brazil

Vallourec has won two major orders to supply line pipes for phases 6 and 8 of the Buzios oil field development operated by Petrobras....
Duplex stainless steel pipes awaiting installation in the field. © Wang Qinghai

The Duplex Dragon

Deep within the Tarim Basin of Xinjiang, China, pipelines transport natural gas as it is extracted and refined for distribution throughout the country. However, gas leakage has been a recurrent issue as a result of pipeline corrosion. Enter the ‘Pipeline Dragon’: constructed entirely of molybdenum-containing 2205 duplex stainless steel, a new pipeline promises to reduce gas leakage, preventing environmental disaster while conserving resources.
Transneft Diascan inspects pipelines

Transneft Diascan inspects pipelines

Transneft Diascan inspected over 54 thousand kilometres of trunk pipelines in 2017. This figure complies with the diagnostic inspection plan for 2017.

Lake Maracaibo project completed

PDVSA, Roffco and IMR Global Supply Ltd have recently completed the first ever project to replace large diameter steel oil pipelines with flexible oil lines, using PDVSA’s production units in Lake Maracaibo.

Tenaris to supply pipes for Rota 3 gas pipeline

The 2014–2018 Petrobras Business Plan foresees the allocation of USD 10B in the oil and gas sector, including projects related to pipelines for gas transportation from the Pre-Salt area, such as Rota 3.

Kinder Morgan to acquire El Paso

Kinder Morgan, Inc. and El Paso Corporation announced a definitive agreement whereby KMI will acquire all of the outstanding shares of EP.

Clough Downer GLNG contract

The Clough Downer Joint Venture (CDJV) has been awarded a circa USD 600 million unit rate re-measurable contract by Fluor for construction of pipelines, compression facilities and associated infrastructure relating to the Fairview component of the Santos GLNG project, located in the Surat Basin.

Turkey’s pipelines: where energy and politics meet

Check out James Chater's well-researched review of the pipeline sector in Turkey.

Bison Pipeline sold

Northern Border Pipeline Co., based in Nebraska, US, along with its owners TC Pipelines and Oneok Partners, have sold the wholly-owned subsidiary, Bison Pipeline to TransCanada Pipeline USA Ltd.

New CO2 transportation standard

DNV, together with major industry partners, is developing a new standard for transportation of CO2 in pipelines.