-- OMV plans Azeri gas for Nabucco pipeline Azerbaijan will provide gas for the proposed Nabucco gas pipeline under a memorandum of understanding signed Sept. 20 by Austrian and Azeri government officials.
-- EU initiates Nabucco gas pipeline planning To forward energy supply security in the European Union, a high-level conference was held in Budapest Sept. 13 to discuss the proposed 3,300-km strategic Nabucco gas pipeline.
-- Singapore plans Jurong Island LNG terminal Singapore plans to construct a $1 billion LNG terminal and regasification plant on a 30-ha site in southwest Jurong Island to diversify its natural gas imports.
-- Gassco mulls expanding planned Skanled pipeline Gassco is studying the feasibility of expanding the capacity of its proposed 20 million cu m/day Skanled pipeline, which would deliver Norwegian gas into Nordic markets by 2012.
-- Construction starts on California LNG plant Construction has begun on California's first large-scale LNG production plant in the Mojave Desert about 75 miles northeast of Los Angeles, said Clean Energy Fuels Corp., Seal Beach, Calif.
-- Uncertainties cloud Arctic gas pipelines outlook Recent developments have created uncertainties for proposed gas transmission systems from Canada's Mackenzie River Delta and the ANS to southern markets, said Canadian and US government officials.
-- Approval, gas sales boost Australian LNG plans The Gorgon LNG project off Western Australia has moved a step closer to implementation, having received preliminary environmental approval for two trains of 5 million tonnes/year each.
-- Mid-America to pay fine for fish kill Mid-America pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $1 million criminal penalty for negligently releasing 200,000 gal of ammonia into a Kansas creek.
-- DNV proposes study for Arctic pipeline standards Det Norske Veritas is proposing a joint industry project to evaluate design methods and recommendations for installation, operation, and maintenance of offshore pipelines in Arctic regions.