Posts Tagged ‘pipeline’

Pipeline or a Pipedream: A Conflict is Brewing Between Israel and Turkey over Natural Gas

Massive natural gas discoveries off the eastern coast of Israel and Palestine is slated to make Tel Aviv a regional energy hub. Whether Israel will be able to translate positive indicators of the largely untapped gas reserves into actual economic and strategic wealth is yet to be seen. What is certain, however, is that the […]

The Mad Geopolitics of Israel’s EastMed Gas Pipeline

At just a time when the world holds its collective breath over risk of a World War over the US assassination of Iran’s leading general and other provocations, Israel has chosen to sign a natural gas pipeline deal with Greece and Cyprus that is the equivalent of tossing a loaded hand grenade into the hyper-tense […]

US sanctions will delay Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline but WON’T END IT, Polish PM admits

“I believe the US sanctions will delay the project but will not end it,” Mateusz Morawiecki told German newspaper Die Welt in an interview. Swiss-Dutch pipe-laying company Allseas stopped its work on the pipeline in December through fear of getting hit by the sanctions, which were adopted by the US earlier that month. Morawiecki, whose […]

UN Orders Canada To Halt Work On Trans Mountain Pipeline

UN Orders Canada To Halt Work On Trans Mountain Pipeline Above Photo: Flickr/Jason Woodhead Blue River BC — A new United Nations report orders Canada to cease construction on the Trans Mountain Pipeline until informed consent is obtained from the Secwepemc people. “Now it is clear to the whole world every minute that Canada continues construction […]

Pipeline News – Russia Will Persist! Gas Situation in Europe In Chaos

December 24, 2019 From Vesti news, starting with the Pipeline to the East, following up with the ‘agreement’ with the Ukraine and then at the 10:00 minute mark, quotes from the letter from the US authorities that went to Allseas. Filed under: Europe, Russia, Ukraine | Tagged: Gazprom, Nord Stream | Source Article from https://uprootedpalestinians.wordpress.com/2019/12/27/pipeline-news-russia-will-persist-gas-situation-in-europe-in-chaos/ […]

Sanctions, Security, And The Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Authored Binoy Kampmark via Off-Guardian.org The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, construction of which is intended to transport 55 billion cubic metres of Russian gas to Germany per year under the Baltic Sea, is a ragbag of options and promises.  The fruit of a deal between Berlin and Moscow, it has troubled those within Russia, […]

The Russia-Germany Pipeline Nord Stream 2: Washington to “Free” Europe from Freedom to Decide for Itself

Nord Stream 2 is a pipeline project extending from Russia to Germany that – when completed – will provide a secure means of exporting Russian natural gas to Western Europe – circumventing a  now volatile Ukraine all while tying Russia and Europe together further through mutually beneficial economic activity. Of course, for special interests residing […]

US Moves To Sanction Russia-led Gas Pipeline Nord Stream 2

U.S. lawmakers have included sanctions on companies helping Russia’s gas giant Gazprom to complete the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project in the National Defense Authorization Act for the U.S. defense in 2020. The sanctions in the bill, which U.S. lawmakers must pass to authorize defense expenditures, would target subsea construction vessels that lay […]

Two die, one injured in Lagos pipeline explosion

   Two yet-to-be-identified persons lost their lives on Thursday during the fire incident that razed some parts of the Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Another yet-to-be-identified victim, who was said to have sustained “70 degree burns,” was taken to the Igando General Hospital, where doctors are reportedly battling to save his life. […]

At least 6 people killed after multiple pipeline explosions rip through Lagos suburb (VIDEOS)

The explosion and subsequent firestorm was reportedly caused by people interfering with a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline that runs through the area, according to eyewitnesses. Two suspects have reportedly been arrested in connection with the incident. The huge blast and subsequent fire began at roughly 7:45am local time, filling the sky with thick […]

Teva kicks off early-stage research plan in quest for new drugs for its pipeline

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the beleaguered Israeli drug maker, on Monday launched a global, early-stage research collaboration program that it hopes will form the basis of its future drugs. The program was kicked off in Israel with announcements of collaborations with the Weizmann Institute of Science and Tel Aviv University. As part of the program, […]

Latest Keystone Pipeline Oil Spill is Nearly 10 Times Worse Than Initially Thought

Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times A crude oil spill from the Keystone Pipeline in North Dakota nearly a month ago was roughly 10 times larger than first reported, officials now say. On October 29, the Calgary, Alberta-based TC Energy—corporation previously known as TransCanada—shut down operations of the pipeline after the major multinational corporation discovered that […]

FBI Investigating Approval Of Pennsylvania Pipeline

FBI Investigating Approval Of Pennsylvania Pipeline Above Photo: In this July 5, 2017, Pipes for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline are placed in South Lebanon Township, Pa. 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, The Associated […]

Keystone Pipeline Does as Experts Predicted, Spills 383,000 Gallons of Oil in North Dakota

Yesterday, the Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 383,000 gallons (9,120 barrels) of oil into wetlands in North Dakota. The leak is already the eighth-largest pipeline oil spill of the last decade. The tar sands oil transported through the Keystone pipeline is particularly hard to clean up because, unlike crude oil, it sinks in water. Keystone […]

Keystone Pipeline Shut Down After Leaking Oil in North Dakota and Nobody’s Talking About It

(TMU) — A pipeline carrying tar sands oil into the United States from Canada has reportedly leaked an unknown amount of oil across North Dakota. The pipeline’s owner, TC Energy—formerly known as TransCanada—shut down the pipeline as a result of the leak. “TC Energy immediately began the process to shut down […]

The Charter-To-Prison Pipeline

The Charter-To-Prison Pipeline Above Photo: From Progressive.org The charter system that often paints itself as a better option for black parents does not acknowledge the harm rigid disciplinary policies can impose on black students. In late September, headlines flickered across my Twitter timeline about a six-year-old black girl who was arrested at school for a temper tantrum. […]

Russia begins pumping natural gas into Turkish Stream pipeline

   Gazprom has started to fill the first branch of the offshore section of the Turkish Stream pipeline with natural gas. This is the final stage of testing the pipeline before putting it into operation later this year. “Filling the pipeline system with gas is a significant step towards the start of actual gas supplies […]

School to Prison Pipeline Exposed as 30,000 Kids Under Age 10 Arrested Since 2013

(Support Free Thought) – Arrests of children have skyrocketed over the last decade according to the latest statistics published by the FBI. Gone are the days of sending children to the principal’s office for a paddling. Now children as young as 6 are getting arrested in Police State USA. The statistics, complied […]

WATCH Smoke plume in the sky as Colombian oil pipeline BOMBED causing water contamination

The Transandino pipeline was damaged in a bomb attack that happened Orito municipality in Putumayo Department in Southern Colombia. According to the oil and gas giant Ecopetrol, which operates the pipeline, it was the 19th such incident this year alone. Footage released by the company shows a fire and an oil spillage in the aftermath […]

Courts Question Pipeline Builders’ Use Of Eminent Domain To Take Land

Courts Question Pipeline Builders’ Use Of Eminent Domain To Take Land Above Photo: Three rulings related to eminent domain come amid a pipeline construction boom whose benefits to the public and risks are increasingly being questioned. Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Advocates argue the rush of natural gas pipelines isn’t what eminent domain was meant for. […]

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