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Transportation 2004 P4

  • Mon Sep 27 08:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Rigid-PU coating addresses chronic corrosion on northern Chinese gas pipeline
    An advanced rigid polyurethane coating was used to rehabilitate a gas pipeline in northeastern China.
  • Fri Sep 24 15:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Irving Oil, Repsol partner to develop Irving Canaport LNG terminal
    Spain's Repsol YPF SA is joining Irving Oil Ltd., Saint John, NB, in the development of an LNG receiving terminal in Saint John. Irving Oil received approval for the project Aug. 6 (OGJ Online, Aug. 6, 2004).
  • Fri Sep 24 14:09:00 CDT 2004 -- BG Group signs LNG agreements in Egypt; plans new wells
    BG Group plans to add two wells at Scarab Saffron field 90 km off Egypt's Nile Delta to debottleneck facilities and enable delivery of 800 MMscfd of natural gas by first quarter 2005.
  • Fri Sep 17 12:09:00 CDT 2004 -- New methods for CP design offered
    Two new methods for designing pipeline cathodic-protection systems employ newly developed CP design software for marine pipelines.
  • Fri Sep 17 11:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Petrobras planning to start southeastern Brazil gas pipeline construction in October
    Brazil's state-owned Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) plans to start construction of a 490 km natural gas pipeline in southeastern Brazil next month.
  • Thu Sep 16 14:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Petrobras, Sinopec sign MOU to build $1.3 billion gas pipeline in Brazil
    Officials from Brazil and China's Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) whereby Sinopec will evaluate whether to participate in the 1,225 mile Gasene gas pipeline project in Brazil. Construction on the $1.3 billion pipeline is scheduled to begin in July 2005 and to be completed in January 2007.
  • Tue Sep 14 14:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Petrobras buys into Brazilian gas distribution concessionaire
    Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) recently purchased 40% of Companhia de Gás de Minas Gerais (Gasmig) through its Petrobras Gás SA (Gaspetro) subsidiary for 144 million reals.
  • Tue Sep 14 11:09:00 CDT 2004 -- FACTS Inc.: Iran needs to move off high center on LNG exports
    Iran needs to decide "if it wants to export natural gas and LNG or not," says FACTS Inc., a Honolulu consultancy headed by Fereidun Fesharaki.
  • Mon Sep 13 16:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Talisman to develop Tweedsmuir fields in the North Sea
    Talisman Energy (UK) Ltd., Calgary, plans in early 2005 to begin the $770 million (Can.) development of the Tweedsmuir and Tweedsmuir South oilfields Block 21/1aN about 100 miles northeast of Aberdeen. Four wells will be tied back to the Piper B platform 55 km to the north. Talisman will begin production of 40,000 b/d in late 2006.
  • Fri Sep 10 15:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Uncertainty about gas quality could delay US LNG imports
    Comments to a hearing before the US FERC earlier this year focused on the lack of a uniform US standard for gas quality in imports of LNG.
  • Fri Sep 10 11:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Russo-Norwegian companies agree to Barents Sea LNG cooperation
    Statoil ASA's Snøhvit LNG development experience off Norway—and the ability to market LNG in North America (OGJ Online, June 14, 2004)—may lead to its participation, with Russian giants OAO Gazprom and OAO NK Rosneft, in developing supergiant Shtokmanovskoye gas condensate field in the arctic Barents Sea and to their participation in the Snøhvit project and use of Statoil regasification capacities in North America.
  • Wed Sep 08 12:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Block 56 license contract award moves Peru LNG project forward
    Peru Tuesday awarded a license contract for exploration on Block 56 in Peru's Amazon rainforest to Peru LNG consortium partners led by Hunt Oil Co. Gas from the block would be exported as LNG from a proposed $2.25 billion liquefaction plant south of Lima that the group is planning.
  • Wed Sep 08 10:09:00 CDT 2004 -- TransCanada, Petro-Canada to develop LNG facility at Gros Cacouna, Quebec
    TransCanada Corp. and Petro-Canada have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop "Cacouna Energy," an LNG receiving and storage terminal and regasification plant adjacent to the existing harbor at Gros Cacouna, Quebec—about 15 km northeast of Rivière-du-Loup. The proposed facility would have an average send-out capacity of 500 MMcfd/year of natural gas.
  • Tue Sep 07 10:09:00 CDT 2004 -- World Energy Congress: LNG bringing new flexibility and options to energy markets
    LNG provides the oil and natural gas industry with positive options, Didier Sire, Gaz de France vice-president of strategy, told the World Energy Congress Monday.
  • Tue Sep 07 00:09:00 CDT 2004 -- US natural gas testing $5/MMbtu floor
    Just when the North American natural gas market was in danger of becoming boring, it begins to test the consensus $5/MMbtu floor.
  • Fri Sep 03 12:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Method proposed for calibrating MFL, Ut ILI tools
    A new statistical method has been developed for calibrating magnetic-flux-leakage and ultrasonic in-line inspection tools from field verifications.
  • Fri Sep 03 10:09:00 CDT 2004 -- Alliance formed for LNG technology advancement
    Norway's Statoil ASA, Germany's Linde AG, and Aker Kvaerner of Lysaker, Norway, signed a 3-year collaboration agreement Aug. 25 to further develop cost-effective technology and solutions related to the ship-based production, storage, and discharging of LNG in remote areas.
  • Thu Sep 02 17:09:00 CDT 2004 -- BBL awards Saipem North Sea pipeline contract
    BBL Co. awarded ENI SPA's unit Saipem SPA, Milan, a contract to install 230 km of 36-in. natural gas pipeline across the North Sea from Callantsoog, Netherlands to Bacton, England and associated tie-ins and shore approach work.
  • Thu Sep 02 15:09:00 CDT 2004 -- PetroChina awards Weatherford unit West-East pipeline precommissioning contract in China
    PetroChina Co. Ltd., the domestic unit of China National Petroleum Corp. Ltd., awarded a contract to Weatherford International Ltd.'s Pipeline & Specialty Services (P&SS) unit for drying and precommissioning 500 km of the West-East natural gas pipeline in China.
  • Fri Aug 27 08:08:00 CDT 2004 -- Camisea plants, pipelines start up
    The Malvinas gas plant and export pipelines for Peru's Camisea natural gas project started up early last month with the plant sending out first gas to Lima.
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