Trans Mountain Expansion Starts Work in British Columbia
Work has begun on the embattled Trans Mountain pipeline expansion after years of delays, billions of dollars in increased costs, and several legal challenges threatened to derail the project.
U.S. EPA Moves to Curb State Powers to Deny Permits for Energy Projects
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed a new rule on Monday that will limit the ability of state governments to deny a critical permit to infrastructure projects in their states.
Ecopetrol Extends Subsidies, Increases Pipeline Financing Assistance
Columbia's state-run oil company Ecopetrol announced on Friday that it is extending tariff subsidies and financing programs for oil shippers in South American country to help ease the burden of falling oil prices due to the pandemic.
Algeria's Sonatrach Becomes Majority Shareholder in Medgaz Pipeline
Algeria's Sonatrach has acquired an additional 19.10% stake in the Medgaz Pipeline making it the largest shareholder in the offshore natural gas pipeline.
Bulgaria Still Aims to Complete TurkStream Pipeline Extension by Year-End — PM
Bulgaria's Prime Minister is hoping his country will complete its portion of the TurkStream pipeline by the end of 2020, despite construction delays brought about due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Pipeline Operator Energy Transfer Warns of Coming Job Cuts
Dallas-based pipeline operator Energy Transfer will begin cutting about 6% of its workforce next week, as the impact of weak oil and gas prices continued to spread through the energy industry.
Court Ruling in Keystone XL Case Will Affect Other Major U.S. Pipelines
A U.S. appeals court ruling on Thursday in a case against the Keystone XL pipeline will likely have large effects on other major pipeline projects in the country.
Keystone XL Pipeline Likely to Face Delays After U.S. Court Denies Stay
A U.S. court ruling from last month that would impose delays and increase permitting costs for major pipeline projects in the U.S. was not overturned by an appeals court this week.
Coating Repairs Under Way on Enbridge Line 5 pipeline
Enbridge reported it has begun repairing gaps in the protective coating on its Line 5 pipeline in Michigan's Straits of Mackinac after the damage was discovered during routine maintenance that began early this month.
U.S. Senators Weigh Additional Nord Stream 2 Sanctions
Two U.S. senators are considering leveraging additional sanctions against Gazprom's Nord Stream 2 pipeline.