Piping

China unveils plans to expand, upgrade oil and gas pipelines

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and National Energy Administration (NEA) unveiled plans to expand and upgrade China’s oil and gas pipeline network over the next decade.

Upgrade process compressors to enhance production

Centrifugal compressors are production-critical equipment in refineries, petrochemical plants, and offshore oil and gas production facilities.

Monetize coal seam gas via LNG with optimized treating and liquefaction processes

Mokhatab, S., Consultant; Towler, B. F., University of Queensland

Coal seam gas (CSG) has been established as a viable source of natural gas. The monetization of CSG resources through LNG projects experienced rapid expansion in recent years as a result of increasing LNG prices.

Oil to keep flowing in Dakota line while legal battle continues

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Oil will continue to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline through the summer while authorities conduct additional review of the environmental impact, after a judge on Wednesday ordered more hearings in coming months.

MRC Global renews global PVF contract with Chevron

HOUSTON — MRC Global Inc. announced that it has extended its worldwide master contract with Chevron Corporation for seven more years. The contract allows them to provide pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) products and services to Chevron Corporation's global operations and project work.

Uganda, Tanzania sign deal for world's longest heated pipeline

KAMPALA (Reuters) — Uganda and Tanzania signed a framework agreement on their proposed $3.55 B crude export pipeline on Friday, a key milestone for the project, which is expected to start pumping Ugandan oil to international markets in three years.

Philadelphia refiners face run cuts due to Sunoco pipeline shutdown

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Philadelphia area refiners may be forced to cut production in coming months because Energy Transfer Partner LP's Sunoco Logistics is temporarily shutting down a key pipeline that carries refined products into central Pennsylvania, two sources told Reuters.

Fire triggered by suspected fuel thieves kills four in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) -- A fire sparked by suspected fuel thieves killed four people and forced Mexico's state oil company Pemex to temporarily halt pumping operations along a pipeline in the country's violent eastern state of Veracruz, the company said on Saturday.

Dakota Access Pipeline spilled oil 84 gal of oil in S. Dakota

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- The Dakota Access Pipeline leaked 84 gallons of crude oil at a pump station in South Dakota last month, according to state documents, just weeks before the pipeline is set to start commercial service.

EIA: New pipeline infrastructure should accommodate rise in Permian oil

As crude oil production in the Permian Basin of western Texas and eastern New Mexico has increased, pipeline infrastructure has also increased to deliver this crude oil to demand centers on the US Gulf Coast.