Latest Pan-European Pipeline Stories

2008-10-10 03:00:29

By Share, Jeff Executive Profile As the world anxiously watches Russian bombs rain their death and destruction over neighboring Georgia, one bears in mind that energy pipelines are one of the key issues that is causing increased tensions between Russia, Georgia and several of its other Caspian neighbors in recent years. As of this writing (Aug. 13), Russia has reportedly stopped its assault short of destroying its pro-West neighbor and Georgia's vital Baku-Ceyhan crude oil pipeline. That...

2008-08-23 06:00:41

Text of report in English by Romanian government news agency Agerpres Bucharest, 22 August: Nabucco project has not [been] endangered by developments in Georgia, said, on Friday [22 August], at Cotroceni presidential Palace, President Traian Basescu, as a conclusion to a diplomatic tour he made on Wednesday and Thursday, in Black Sea countries. "The Russian action in Georgia has had nothing to do with the energy infrastructure. On the contrary, it seems they have taken care to protect it,...

2008-07-25 15:01:01

By Kayla Bunge, The Janesville Gazette, Wis. Jul. 25--The construction of 22 miles of crude oil pipeline continues along the eastern edge of Rock County despite a pending lawsuit filed by some Clinton Township farmers unhappy with the prospect of the pipeline company condemning their land. "When they buy into a pipeline, they buy into trouble," said Jon Erik Kingstad, a Minneapolis attorney who represents Gordon and Barbara Weidner and Kenneth and Mimi Book of Harvard, Ill. They own...

2008-07-19 12:00:34

By Chris Lusvardi, Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill. Jul. 19--DECATUR -- Officials with Rockies Express Pipeline are ready to proceed with construction on the project, but work could be delayed due to concerns over the role of local union workers. The $5 billion, 1,679-mile natural gas pipeline would run through parts of Christian, Macon, Moultrie and Douglas counties on its way from the Rocky Mountains east to Ohio. However, it is opposition in Macon County that is threatening to delay...

2008-07-18 09:01:06

Romania involved in developing pan-European oil pipeline BUCHAREST, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Romania, represented by Oil Terminal and Conpet, has signed the memorandum and articles for associating to the company that will develop the pan-European oil pipeline project (PEOP), said a news release sent to the Bucharest Stock Exchange on Thursday. The other shareholders of the inter-state company are JP Transnafta Pancevo of Serbia and Jadranski Naftovod of Croatia. Oil Terminal and Conpet...

2008-07-11 12:00:59

By Mary Tallon, Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill. Jul. 11--DECATUR -- Construction of a high-speed natural gas pipeline through the area is in limbo after the Macon County Board voted 17-2 Thursday to table a measure to give Rockies Express approval to bore under county roads. Board member Jay Dunn, D-Decatur, made a motion to table the measure because he alleged the company has not allowed local union contractors and workers the chance to participate in the project. Dunn is the...

2008-06-19 12:00:58

Text of report by Croatian privately-owned independent weekly Nacional, on 10 June ["Exclusive" report by Marko Biocina, Plamenko Cvitic and Berislav Jelinic: "Sanader's Nuclear Programme"] The great increase in energy prices has begun to seriously endanger the profitable business activity of the Croatian economy and the living standard of citizens, and the government, faced with the problem, has decided to embark on the realization of major infrastructural projects that are supposed to...

2007-07-24 21:22:14

By STEVE MERTL BURNABY, B.C. (CP) - Thick, black oil dripped from lampposts, splattered across suburban lawns and crept into the Burrard Inlet after a geyser of crude spewed from a burst pipeline Tuesday. Work crews ripped into the TransMountain pipeline about 12:30 p.m., causing the oil to "explode," as one witness put it, from the ground and burble up from manholes, pouring down streets toward the ocean, according to witnesses. Officials knocked on about 100 doors to tell residents...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.