The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announced it is lifting its ban on the release of new permits for segments of a number of energy infrastructure projects, including the Mariner East pipeline, which runs through Washington County and Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Annova LNG on Jan. 22 signed a “precedent agreement” with Enbridge, builder and operator of Valley Crossing Pipeline, to provide natural gas to Annova’s proposed liquefied natural gas facility at the Port of Brownsville.

The White House is moving to exempt projects without significant federal funding from environmental reviews that have been required for 50 years, a major shift that would make it easier to build mines, expand airports and lay pipelines, among other things, according to three people familiar with the proposal.

Coastal GasLink said in a statement Monday it will hold safety refresher meetings for construction crews on Tuesday and Wednesday, but clearing and other work activities are expected to continue this week, including delivery of pipeline materials.

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has ruled that Indigenous law is not necessarily Canadian law in a decision that will enable more construction work on the $6.6-billion Coastal GasLink pipeline despite some First Nations opposition.

Beginning next spring, Enbridge will begin a project to install three new compressors in the Prince George region along its Transportation South (T-South) pipeline which runs from just south of Chetwynd to the United States border.

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to the global market and pipeline exports to Mexico are the main forces behind KMI’s $2.8 billion backlog of gas projects in North America, Kean told the Wells Fargo Securities Midstream and Utility Symposium.

SA Energy Group, a 50/50 joint venture between Aecon and Robert B. Somerville Co. Limited, has been awarded a contract by Trans Mountain Corporation to execute pipeline construction on Spread 1 of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.

“Although Kitimat LNG is a globally competitive LNG project, the strength of Chevron Corporation’s global portfolio of investment opportunities is such that the Kitimat LNG Project will not be funded by Chevron and may be of higher value to another company,” the company said on Tuesday.

A section of Highway 16 east of Saskatoon is closed after a train derailment and fire early Monday morning. Canadian Pacific Railway said the train hauling crude oil derailed west of Guernsey, Sask., at around midnight and no injuries were reported.