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Drilling and deal activity on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) will remain at a steady low for at least the next year, suggests a new report from business advisory firm Deloitte. Poor weather and high costs have affected the amount of exploration and appraisal (E&A) work conducted in the region during the first quarter.

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Thursday suggested bringing in European and U.S. companies to help operate the strategic pipeline that carries Russian natural gas across the country to Europe.

Minnesota Pipe Line Company, LLC plans a project that will use available capacity on its newest pipeline – Line 4 – to ensure the overall reliability of its pipeline system.

Last summer the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) previewed proposed additions to its integrity management program (IMP) which require operators to test pipe segments located in high-consequence areas (HCAs) and to “devote additional focus, efforts, and analysis … to ensure the integrity of [those] pipelines.”

Williams has suspended capital investments in the Bluegrass Pipeline, a proposed NGL project, primarily in response to an insufficient number of firm customer commitments.

The majority of the United States is dependent upon the Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline system for supplies of natural gas. Intelligent distributed condition monitoring solutions are now available for the compressor stations that maintain pressure on the natural gas pipeline network and ensure continuous forward movement of supplies.

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Russia's foreign minister insists the EU's order to halt construction work on the South Stream pipeline in Bulgaria is only a brief delay in the project planned to bypass Ukraine as a transit country and consolidate Russia's energy grip in Europe.

MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. plans an expansion of its rich-gas processing capacity in the Marcellus Shale.

Sempra Energy’s subsidiary, Cameron LNG LLC, moved a step closer to building its Cameron liquefied natural gas plant in Louisiana. According to Reuters, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) completed an environmental impact statement for the project on April 30.

Gov. Sean Parnell moved Alaska one step closer to a gas line by signing Senate Bill 138 on May 8. The bill advances a large-diameter natural gas pipeline project, allowing the state to become an owner in the Alaska LNG Project. It also provides for getting North Slope gas to Alaskans first, using local hire.