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15 June 2018
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Offshore

Saipem wins US$1.3 billion EPCI contract

Saipem has been awarded a US$1.3 billion engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for an offshore pipeline project in the Middle East.

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15 June 2018
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News

Turkish Government opens TANAP

The Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) was launched at an opening ceremony held by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on 12 June in Eskisehir, Turkey.

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15 June 2018
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News

Nord Stream 2 receives permits

On 7 June, Nord Stream 2 was issued two new permits, the first by the Russian Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities and the second by the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.

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15 June 2018
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Rehabilitation, repair & corrosion

PPSA and PRCI host ILI demonstration

The Pigging Products and Services Association (PPSA) and the Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) hosted an inline inspection (ILI) pull through demonstration for young pipeline professionals in Houston, Texas.

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15 June 2018
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North America

PRCI Research Exchange Call for Papers closing soon

Call for Papers for Pipeline Research Council International’s (PRCI) 2019 Research Exchange program is closing soon.

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15 June 2018
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Risk management

Clarion Technical offers training courses

Clarion Technical Conferences will hold a range of pipeline training courses in Houston, Texas and Calgary, Canada from September to December in 2018.

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15 June 2018
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North America

Advance registrations available for ASCE Pipelines 2018 Conference

Advance registrations are available for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pipelines 2018 Conference taking place in Toronto, Canada on 15–18 July.

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15 June 2018
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North America

IPC announces 2018 distinguished lecturer

The International Pipeline Conference (IPC) has announced the honouree – CRES Founder and President Dr Yong-Yi Wang – for it Distinguished Lecturer Series in 2018.

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31 May 2018
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Oil

Canada purchases Trans Mountain Pipeline from Kinder Morgan

Kinder Morgan’s Board of Directors has agreed to sell the Trans Mountain Pipeline System and the planned expansion to the Canadian Federal Government for CA$4.5 billion (US$3.5 billion).

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31 May 2018
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North America

Pipeline regulatory delays undermine confidence in process

A coalition of energy infrastructure workers and businesses says the reassessment of key permits for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) threatens jobs and undermines confidence in the regulatory processes.

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31 May 2018
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Oil

NEB recommends approval of project variance

The Canadian National Energy Board (NEB) has recommended the Federal Government approve a variance to the CA$1.4 billion North Montney Mainline Project certificate.

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31 May 2018
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Oil

Wood awarded contract Kenyan crude oil pipeline

Wood has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for a proposed crude oil pipeline project in Kenya.

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31 May 2018
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Oil

Registrations still available for GPS

Registrations are still available for the Global Petroleum Show (GPS), which will take place in Calgary, Canada on 12–14 June 2018.

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18 May 2018
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North America

JV plans to start Canadian LNG development this year

LNG Canada, a joint venture (JV) proposing the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in the country, hopes to break ground on the CA$40 billion (US$31.2 billion) project in 2018.

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18 May 2018
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Rehabilitation, repair & corrosion

PPIM 2019 opens Call for Papers

The industry leading Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Management Conference and Exhibition (PPIM) has opened Call for Papers for next year’s event, which is now in its 31st year.

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17 May 2018
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Oil

Kingfisher, Blueknight and Ergon sign definitive agreement

Kingfisher Midstream, Blueknight Energy Partners and Ergon have signed a definitive agreement to form the Cimarron Express Pipeline, which will construct a new crude oil pipeline in Oklahoma, US.

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17 May 2018
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Pumps & compressors

Baltic Connector Oy awards onshore Finland construction contract

Construction on the onshore Finland section of the Balticconnector pipeline will begin this month, after awarding the contract for the scope of work.

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17 May 2018
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Risk management

Early bird registrations open for IPC

Early bird registrations have opened for the 12th International Pipeline Conference (IPC), which will take place in Calgary, Canada on 24–28 September 2018.

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17 May 2018
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Oil

Pipelaying starts on Norway’s largest pipeline

Equinor has started pipelaying operations for what will be Norway’s largest oil pipeline.

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17 May 2018
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North America

Enbridge sells US midstream businesses

Enbridge (US) has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Midcoast Operating and its subsidiaries to AL Midcoast Holdings, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners, for a cash purchase price of US$1.12 billion, subject to customary closing adjustments.

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17 May 2018
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News

Statoil ratifies name change to Equinor

Statoil’s shareholders have approved the company’s proposed name change to Equinor at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 15 May 2018.

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3 May 2018
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Offshore

McDermott completes EPCI contract in India

McDermott International has successfully completed installation works as part of an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for subsea infrastructure in India.

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3 May 2018
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Projects

Phillips 66 secures commitments for pipeline construction

Phillips 66 Partners has secured sufficient binding commitments in its initial binding season to proceed with the construction of the Gray Oak Pipeline.

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3 May 2018
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North America

Keyera places Keylink into Service

Keyera has placed its Keylink NGL Gathering Pipeline System into service, providing producers in the west Alberta region with an alternative to transporting natural gas liquids (NGL) products by truck.

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3 May 2018
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News

ROSEN invests in Malaysia’s next generation

ROSEN Asia Pacific has invested in the education of the next generation, donating computers and monitors to support nationally recognised online teaching programs in Malaysia.

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3 May 2018
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News

NDT Global awarded ISO 9001 certification

DNV GL has awarded NDT Global’s Stutensee office in Germany ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system (QMS).

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