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  • Six countries formally establish eastern Mediterranean gas forum

    22 September 2020

    On September 22, six east Mediterranean states signed a charter giving formal status to a Cairo-based gas forum seeking to promote gas exports and cooperation between the countries. The East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) comprises Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, and the Palestinian National Authority....

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  • New evidence contradicts official explanation of March 2020 explosion that killed 23 in Nigeria

    22 September 2020

    A BBC documentary has uncovered new evidence that contradicts the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s (NNPC) official explanation of an explosion that killed 23 people in March. At the time, the NNPC said the blast was caused by a truck crashing into gas cylinders near one of its pipelines, however new evidence from BBC Africa Eye shows a leak from an NNPC pipeline was to blame....

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  • Oil refinery explosion injures two in US

    21 September 2020

    An explosion at an oil refinery near Evanston, Wyoming injured two workers on September 19. The blast happened at the Silver Eagle Refinery, around eight miles to the east of Evanston in south west Wyoming....

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  • Uganda and Tanzania sign agreement to build $3.5bn oil pipeline

    18 September 2020

    Tanzania and Uganda signed an agreement on September 13 to allow for the construction of a 989 mile (1,445km) long crude oil pipeline from Uganda's oil fields to Tanzania's port of Tanga on Africa's eastern coast. The pipeline will cost around $3.5bn to construct....

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  • Hitachi confirms withdrawal from £20bn UK nuclear project

    16 September 2020

    Japanese engineering group Hitachi has officially confirmed to the Isle of Anglesey council that it is withdrawing from the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant project which was planned for Anglesey in north Wales. Activity at Wales’ largest ever energy project stopped in January 2019 after Hitachi failed to reach an agreement with the UK government on financing for the project....

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UK HSE issues safety alert for personnel specifying and selecting devices for measuring concentrations of flammable and toxic gases 16 September 2020

The UK HSE issued a safety alert on September 10 to highlight the risk of misleading gas detection readings associated with the use of sampling tubes with pumped gas detectors. Sampling tubes are sometimes used to extend the reach of the detection device and/or to allow detection at an increased distance from the user....

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Hazardex 2021 Call for Papers OPEN 16 September 2020

Share your knowledge and expertise with the industry's finest members.  The Hazardex 2021 Call for Papers is open and we are seeking submissions on a range of process safety-related topics. Submit an abstract now to share your knowledge and experiences with the most important peers and stakeholders of the global high hazard industry....

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Turkey to send second drill ship to Black Sea after announcing its largest ever natural gas discovery 15 September 2020

Turkey intends to send a second drill ship to the Black Sea, weeks after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the country’s largest ever natural gas discovery in August. The drill ship Kanuni will be sent to support the Fatih drill ship which discovered the 320 billion cubic metre natural gas field 100 nautical miles off Turkey’s northern coast....

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Heat wave blamed for series of explosions at military facility in Jordan 15 September 2020

A series of explosions at a military facility near Jordan’s capital city Amman has been blamed on a heat wave currently occurring in the middle eastern country. The blasts happened on September 11 in the city of Zarqa, north east of Amman, at an old ammunition depot that stored unusable mortar shells....

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Restart of Europe’s only large-scale LNG plant delayed after gas leak 14 September 2020

Equinor has delayed the restart of it’s Melkøya LNG plant near the town of Hammerfest on Norway’s northern coast until September 23 due to a gas leak. The plant had been shut down for a short time due to an outage and was scheduled to restart at 11:00 on September 13....

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