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Transportation 2003 P4

  • 09/29/2003 -- Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela mull over Caribbean-US natural gas pipeline
    Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela have agreed to look into the feasibility of a natural gas pipeline that would be constructed under the Caribbean Sea to the US.
  • 09/26/2003 -- Russia's new pipelines will debottleneck exports, production
    Whether Russia can really push Mideast oil exporters off the market will depend on further development in the country's oil pipelines.
  • 09/25/2003 -- Karachaganak exports via CPC delayed slightly
    Oil from the Karachaganak oil and gas condensate reservoir in northwest Kazakhstan became contaminated with caustic soda as it entered the CPC export pipeline during the development's Phase II sequential start-up, reported operator BG Group PLC. The contamination has temporarily delayed sales of oil through the pipeline, now expected during the fourth quarter.
  • 09/24/2003 -- Shell's Hazira LNG terminal to be completed by yearend 2004
    Royal Dutch Shell Group subsidiary Hazira Port Pvt. Ltd. anticipates completing in third quarter 2004 its planned Hazira LNG regasification terminal on India's northwestern coast. Commercial operations would begin in October-December 2004.
  • 09/19/2003 -- PNSC acquires tanker to fulfill delivery contracts
    Pakistan National Shipping Corp. (PNSC) has purchased a 97,789 dwt tanker valued at $5.5 million to facilitate completion of contacts to transport 2.75 million tonnes/year of crude oil for Pak-Arab Refinery Co. Ltd., 4.1 million tonnes/year for National Refinery Ltd., and 0.5 million tonnes/year for Pakistan Refinery Ltd. (PRL).
  • 09/19/2003 -- Public hearing planned for Peru LNG project
    Peru LNG SRL is advertising a public hearing to be held Oct. 2 on the environmental impact study of its project to export LNG from Camisea fields in Peru in 2007.
  • 09/15/2003 -- Douglas-Westwood: Strong growth forecast for global LNG market
    Capital expenditures for global LNG projects during the 2003-07 period are expected to nearly double the $20 billion spent during the previous 5-year period, said UK analysts Douglas-Westwood Ltd.
  • 09/15/2003 -- New equation calculates friction factor for turbulent flow of non-Newtonian fluids
    Tests for a proposed friction-factor equation have shown it to be accurate for calculating pressure loss in turbulent flow for a non-Newtonian fluid.
  • 09/12/2003 -- Gas spotlight
    The latest US government and private energy forecasts predict residential natural gas customers will pay more to heat their homes this winter. It's still unclear whether those prices will reach the "crisis" proportions some politicians were counting on.
  • 09/08/2003 -- Petrobras estimates a fivefold increase in natural gas reserves
    Executives of Brazil's state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA reported that the estimated reserves of 70 billion cu m of nonassociated natural gas reported last April for Blocks BS-400 and BS-500 in Santos Basin off São Paulo state were revised to 419 billion cu m after additional production tests.
  • 09/05/2003 -- Method calculates SIF for branch piping connections
    A method has been developed for calculating the nominal wall thickness of matching pipe for certain sizes of branch connections and stress intensification factor.
  • 09/04/2003 -- Unocal: Company not considering leaving Myanmar project; trial reset
    Unocal Corp. Wednesday repudiated what it called "a misleading and erroneous headline" in an El Segundo, Calif., newspaper that indicated the company was considering a withdrawal from its investment in the Yadana natural gas project in Myanmar.
  • 09/02/2003 -- Construction commences on China's Zhongxian-Wuhan gas pipeline
    PetroChina Co. Ltd. Thursday initiated construction of its 718.9 km Zhongxian-Wuhan natural gas pipeline, the second largest long distance gas transmission pipeline in China after the 3,800 km, 1,016-mm West-East gas pipeline project due for completion in 2004 (OGJ three-part series, starting Mar. 17, 2003, p. 68)
  • 09/02/2003 -- Steady growth forecast for offshore pipelines 2003-07
    The installation of 51,000 km of offshore pipeline worldwide is forecast during the next 5 years, representing a 42% increase compared with the previous 5 years, said UK analysts Douglas-Westwood and Infield Systems.
  • 09/02/2003 -- US pipeline companies solidly profitable in 2002, scale back contruction plans
    US oil and natural gas pipeline companies in 2002 reported another profitable year, according to filings with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
  • 08/28/2003 -- TAP gas pipeline steering committee to meet, finalize PSA agreements
    The steering committee of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-backed Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan natural gas pipeline project (TAP) is scheduled to meet Sept. 26-27 to prequalify companies for bidding on the project as well as to finalize purchase and sale agreements (PSAs).
  • 08/26/2003 -- Pakistan tanker-truck strike hinders supply from interior refineries
    A tanker-truck strike by members of the All Pakistan Oil Tankers Owners Association (APOTOA), affecting more than 10,000 oil and products tanker trucks, entered its fifth day Monday in Pakistan.
  • 08/25/2003 -- Pakistan seeks compensation for tanker oil spill
    Pakistan has lodged a formal complaint with the International Maritime Organization, claiming damages from the owner of a Malta-based tanker after a massive oil spill from its broken hull polluted a large coastal belt near the port of Karachi (OGJ Online, Aug. 14, 2003) reported Iftikhar Arshad, general manager of the Karachi Port Trust.
  • 08/18/2003 -- Pertamina places order for two newbuild oil tankers
    PT Nanindah Mutiara Shipyard and another Pertamina unit have placed an order with Singapore-based Labroy Marine Ltd. for the construction of two new oil product tankers, OPECA News Agency reported.
  • 08/18/2003 -- BHP Billiton considering a $550 million floating LNG terminal off California
    Australian BHP Billiton Petroleum Inc. announced plans to build a floating LNG terminal off California. If approved, the proposed $550 million terminal could be operational in 2008, a spokesman said.

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