Russian Gas Pipeline to Europe Faces Delay Due to U.S. Sanctions

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Greece, Cyprus, Israel Sign EastMed Gas Pipeline Deal

Greece, Cyprus, and Israel have signed an agreement to construct a 1,900-kilometer undersea pipeline to carry natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe and potentially help the continent reduce its dependency on Russia for energy supplies. The deal comes as Russia prepares to start pumping gas this year through two new pipelines to Europe

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U.S. Greenlights Sanctions on Mega Russia-EU Gas Pipeline

The U.S. Senate has approved a defense bill that will see sanctions imposed on companies working on Russia’s massive flagship gas pipeline project to Germany. The sanctions might not have much effect given that the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is almost complete. The U.S. Senate has approved a defense bill that will see sanctions imposed

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Texas Companies Propose Crude Oil Pipeline

Two Texas-based companies are partnering a crude oil pipeline proposed to run nearly 45 miles from Memphis to Marshall County, Mississippi. The Byhalia Connection pipeline is a joint venture between Plains All American Pipeline and Valero and would be constructed and operated by a subsidiary of Plains. It would connect the two existing crude oil

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Trans Mountain Pipeline Makes Landmark Step Forward

The controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project made a landmark step forward with the start of construction in Alberta on Tuesday, two weeks before a federal court of appeal is set to hold hearings on challenges to the project. In August, the Canadian federal government announced that work would resume on the Trans Mountain oil

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Utah’s Oil and Gas Division Has ‘Alarming’ Lack of Oversight

A blistering legislative audit of Utah’s oil and gas division found it “alarming” that regulators are not carrying out their state-mandated oversight of nearly 200 drilling operators, letting violations go unresolved for years and not forcing the cleanup of environmental contamination at waste disposal sites. The Division of Oil, Gas and Mining “has not adequately

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FBI Investigating How Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Approved Natural Gas Pipeline

The FBI is investigating how Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline to carry natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania. FBI agents have interviewed current and former state employees in recent weeks about the Mariner East pipelines, according to three people who have direct knowledge of the agents’ questions.

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Segment of Keystone Pipeline Ordered to Remain Shut

A U.S. regulator ordered that a segment of the Keystone pipeline that spilled more than 9,000 barrels of crude in rural North Dakota remain shut until operator TC Energy submits a restart and return-to-service plan because of the hazards posed. The corrective action order by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) finds

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