-- UK's Milford Haven gas pipeline commissioned UK pipeline operator National Grid has commissioned the final section of the Milford Haven-Tirley pipeline, which will deliver gas from the Milford Haven LNG terminal into the transmission system at Tirley.
-- TransCanada applies for Alberta pipeline expansion TransCanada Corp. has requested approval from Alberta regulators to construct a 300-km, 42-in. natural gas pipeline on the northern Alberta system to deliver more gas to oil sands producers.
-- Cosco Busan detained in US until suit resolution Audet & Partners, attorneys who earlier filed a class action lawsuit representing alleged victims of the Nov. 7 oil spill into San Francisco Bay, have obtained a court order authorizing the "arrest" of the Cosco Busan vessel.
-- Texas Gas gas-line expansion takes EIS step A proposed gas pipeline expansion in Mississippi and Arkansas would have limited environmental impacts with mitigating measures, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's staff concluded.
-- Saudi gas pipeline fire kills at least 28 At least 28 people were killed and another 10 injured on Nov. 18 when a fire broke out after an explosion along the Haradh-'Uthmaniyah natural gas pipeline in Saudi Arabia's Eastern province.
-- Sinopec, Iran gas supply dispute halts LNG plant Sinopec has stopped work on an LNG receiving terminal in Qingdao because it has been unable to secure sufficient gas supplies following the collapse of a planned agreement with Iran.
-- Heavy seas blamed for oil spill off Ukraine Russian authorities have warned of an ecological disaster after an oil tanker, which split up and sank off the Ukrainian port of Kerch, spilled 1,300 tonnes of heavy fuel oil into the sea.
-- Group seeks Nigerian liquefaction plant projects Centrica PLC, StatoilHydro ASA, and Consolidated Contractors Co. have signed a memorandum of understanding Nov. 7 agreeing to spend $10 million to investigate building liquefaction plants in Nigeria.
-- Gasunie joins Nord Stream and BBL consortiums Gazprom has formally accepted Nederlandse Gasunie into the consortium that plans to build the 27.5 billion cu m/year Nord Stream pipeline to deliver Russian gas to Europe starting in 2010.
-- Tangguh field on schedule to export LNG Indonesia's Tangguh gas field will begin exporting LNG to South Korea or China by early 2009 as scheduled, according to a senior government official.
-- Transneft: ESPO pipeline Stage 1 faces delays Implementation of the first stage of the East Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline could be delayed by several months, according to new Transneft chief Nikolai Tokarev.
-- BG Group to submit EIA for Brindisi terminal BG Group PLC will prepare an environmental impact assessment for its proposed Brindisi regasification terminal to meet the Italian government's new requirements.