Industry News

PRCI elects new Chair and board members

At its recent meeting, the Executive Assembly of Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) elected Phillip H. DePriest as Chair for a two-year term ending in September 2017.

Energy Transfer Equity will acquire the Williams Companies for approximately $US37.7 billion, including debt, creating North America’s third largest energy franchise, the companies have announced.

China plans to create a new crude oil and liquefied natural gas pipeline transportation company by stripping these operations out from its three largest oil firms, Reuters reports.

Transporting oil and gas by pipeline in Canada is significantly safer than moving it by rail, a new study released by the Fraser Institute has concluded.

NextEra Energy to acquire Texas pipelines in $US2 billion deal

NextEra Energy Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire NET Midstream, a privately held developer, owner, and operator of a...

PRCI opens new Technology Development Center in Houston

The Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) has officially opened its new Technology Development Center (TDC) in Houston, Texas, designed to address the key issues...

Enterprise Products Partners is to sell its offshore Gulf of Mexico pipelines and services business to Genesis Energy for approximately $US1.5 billion in cash.

The United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest oil producer last year, according to BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2015.

Three North American pipeline companies have signed a Joint Industry Partnership (JIP) agreement to conduct research into aerial-based leak detection technologies, in the interest of enhancing across-the-board pipeline safety.

OMS completes pipe services for Barzan Gas Project

Pipe measurement specialist Optical Metrology Services has completed a pipe measurement survey and fit-up project for RasGas, the Qatar-based joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil.

Cortez Subsea secures patent for shallow-water pipelay technology

Subsea services and technology products company Cortez Subsea has been granted a UK patent for its Modular Pipelay System, making new shallow-water pipelay technology available in the North Sea for...

Indian Oil Corporation awards pipeline coating contract to Denso

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, India’s biggest pipeline operator and one of the world’s leading oil companies, has awarded a tender of more than 2.4 million square metres of high quality...

Myth busting – I don’t have enough data (Part 2)

The first part of this discussion, which was published in the June edition of Pipelines International, hopefully dispelled some myths about low data availability....

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