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PPIM 2018 Contra LHS SKINS (call for papers)
TFAP 2018 Contra RHS SKINS (call for papers)
14 July 2017
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Contract awards

Nord Stream 2 awards Boskalis JV €250 million rock placement contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a Letter of Intent (LoI) for a 50 per cent share in rock placement services in a €250 million (US$285 million) joint venture (JV) with Van Oord for the Nord Stream 2 project.

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14 July 2017
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Offshore

MMT expands its offshore operations

MMT has introduced two initiatives in 2017 – chartering a new vessel and investing in a second remotely operated vehicle (ROV) – to expand its offshore business.

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14 July 2017
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Offshore

Subsea UK engages children’s interest in science and nature

Subsea UK’s has started a new initiative, in England and Wales, encouraging primary school children to take more interest in science and the natural world.

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6 July 2017
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Pigging and ILI

NDT Global introduces new dent detection service

NDT Global has introduced the new Atlas ultrasonic geometry (UG) service, which provides more detailed geometric information about pipelines, an essential element of integrity management programs.

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6 July 2017
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Events

ptc 2018 opens Call for Papers

The 13th Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc) has opened Call for Papers for the event, which will take place in Berlin, Germany, on 12-14 March 2018.

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5 July 2017
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Gas

Gazprom signs supplementary agreement with CNPC

Gazprom has signed a supplementary agreement with China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) stating that its Power of Siberia pipeline will be supplying gas to China by December 2019.

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3 July 2017
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Offshore

Statoil investigates potential of offshore CCS project

The Norwegian state-owned Gassnova has asked Statoil to evaluate the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

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29 June 2017
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Gas

TAP announces new management team

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has announced – effective immediately – the appointment of Luca Schieppati as Managing Director and Walter Peeraer as President.

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28 June 2017
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Gas

Finnish Parliament approves Natural Gas Market Act

Finland’s Parliament has approved the Natural Gas Market Act which will allow it to open its gas market to the rest of Europe, once the Balticconnector pipeline is constructed.

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28 June 2017
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Transport & logistics

Gazprom starts pipelaying on deep-water section of TurkStream Pipeline

Gazprom PJSC has started laying the pipe for the deep-water section of the TurkStream Pipeline, located near Anapa.

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27 June 2017
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Gas

TAP donates utility vehicles to Greek communities

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has pledged to donate 92 of its utility vehicles to communities in Northern Greece near where a portion of the pipeline is being constructed.

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27 June 2017
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Featured

Wasco awards pipe handling contract on Nord Stream 2

The company responsible for pipe coating on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Wasco, has awarded a subcontract to Blue Water Shipping on the project.

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18 June 2017
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From the magazine

Protect pipelines from unauthorised withdrawals

Atmos International has developed an analysis service to protect pipelines from unauthorised withdrawals that can result in loss of product, costly repairs, and increase the risk of a catastrophic accident.

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16 June 2017
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From the magazine

Progress on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Work has begun on the 1,200 km Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which is being constructed to meet the European Union’s demand for natural gas supply.

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16 June 2017
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From the magazine

Oil and gas operations in the North Sea

For decades, the North Sea has been one of the world’s most secure areas for global oil and gas production.

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16 June 2017
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June 2017

Rosen makes the unpiggable, piggable

Rosen’s Challenging Pipeline Diagnostics Division has, for the first time, used an MFL-equipped robotic-propulsion unit to assess the condition of a vent line that was previously considered unpiggable.

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16 June 2017
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From the magazine

June edition of Pipelines International now online

The latest edition of Pipelines International magazine is now available to be read online as a digital magazine.

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15 June 2017
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Featured

Pipelines International opens EOFY subscription sale

Subscribe before 25 June 2017 and receive a 10 per cent discount on a one-year subscription to Pipelines International.

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15 June 2017
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Featured

Gazprom project ahead of schedule

Gazprom has announced the construction of its Power of Siberia pipeline is ahead of schedule.

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15 June 2017
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Featured

Pipeline operator to team up with oil and gas university

Nord Stream AG, the operator responsible for one of Europe’s most important subsea pipelines, has signalled its intention to cooperate and develop ideas with a renowned oil and gas learning institution.

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31 May 2017
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Featured

DNV GL releases new subsea pipeline guildelines

DNV GL has released a new recommended practice (RP) which is dedicated to the interaction between subsea pipelines and the soil around them.

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31 May 2017
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Welding

Bibby Offshore wins subsea construction contract on UKCS

Bibby Offshore has been awarded a six-month contract by TAQA for subsea construction works in the Eider oilfield, 184 km north east of Shetland.

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18 May 2017
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From the magazine

Steel pipe rehabilitation for further use after field operation or long-term storage

This paper discusses the procedure for rehabilitating large-diameter pipes in stationary in-plant conditions. The procedure was developed to rehabilitate steel pipe, after field operation or long-term storage, for further use in pipelines and other industrial and construction purposes.

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18 May 2017
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Featured

TAP celebrates first year of construction

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has celebrated one year since construction started on the project.

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18 May 2017
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Featured

Gazprom starts construction on new offshore pipeline

Construction has started on the 900-km TurkStream pipeline that will supply the Turkish network with Russian gas.

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1 May 2017
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Trenchers & earthmoving equipment

Laurini Officine Meccaniche becomes Opus Srl retailer

On 21 April, Laurini Officine Meccaniche finalised an agreement to become an authorised retailer of Opus Srl technology.

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