For the first time ever, Hypertherm Powermax plasma systems are being used to create better weld repairs and tie-in points on a natural gas pipeline. The plasma process was successfully used on the Ruby Pipeline, a 675-mile, 42-inch wide natural gas transmission pipeline on a right-of-way through parts of four states: Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, and Oregon.
The Mackenzie Gas Project moved a step closer to fruition, at least from a regulatory standpoint, as Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the Cdn$16.2 billion (US$16.1 billion) project.
The Golden Pass LNG Terminal LLC and Golden Pass Pipeline LLC, both Houston-based, reported that it has been granted in-service authority by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and has commenced commercial operations.
Woodside, Perth, Australia, reported a significant milestone for the Pluto LNG Project was achieved on Sunday, March 6, 2011 as gas from the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline was introduced to the Pluto onshore plant.
Southcross Energy, Dallas, Texas, has entered into a long-term agreement with Swift Energy Co., Houston, to provide natural gas gathering, transportation and processing services for production from Swift Energy’s acreage in McMullen County, Texas.
Southcross Energy, Dallas, Texas, has reported that the company has entered into a long-term agreement with Swift Energy Company to provide natural gas gathering, transportation and processing services for production from Swift Energy’s acreage in McMullen County, Texas.
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., Houston, has reported that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 6,900,000 of its common units representing limited partner interests at $64.00 per common unit.
The USM Vision innovative, ultrasonic (UT) weld inspection system, from the Inspection Technologies business of GE Measurement & Control Solutions, Florence, Italy, allows non-UT trained specialists to gather reliable and accurate pipe weld inspection data, for subsequent remote assessment by a suitably qualified ultrasonics expert.
Endeavour International Corp., Houston, has received approval from the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change to go ahead with the Rochelle Field Development Plan (FDP) for Block 15/27 in the Central North Sea, now known as East Rochelle.