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China Gas Imports Hit All-Time High

China Gas Imports Hit All-Time High

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Romania Poised To Ramp Up Gas Output

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Russia Aims To Challenge Qatar LNG Dominance

Russia Aims To Challenge Qatar LNG Dominance

Dec 11, 2017 at 15:51 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Vladimir Putin officially launched on Friday the Yamal LNG project in the Arctic—Russia’s second LNG plant and its push to challenge the dominance of Qatar and Australia, and the…

Panama Canal Can’t Handle U.S. LNG Boom

Panama Canal Can’t Handle U.S. LNG Boom

Dec 11, 2017 at 13:59 | Irina Slav

The International Energy Agency recently predicted that the United States could become the world’s top LNG exporter within ten years. This prediction, however, is far from a certain one. The…

The Super Basin Behind U.S. NatGas Dominance

The Super Basin Behind U.S. NatGas Dominance

Dec 08, 2017 at 17:31 | Zainab Calcuttawala

Natural gas production in the United States has skyrocketed over the past five years, making the carbon-light fossil fuel cheaper to access and plentiful for export, according to a new…

Putin Inaugurates $27 Billion LNG Arctic LNG Plant

Putin Inaugurates $27 Billion LNG Arctic LNG Plant

Dec 08, 2017 at 17:22 | RFE/RL staff

Russian President Vladimir Putin has inaugurated a $27 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on the Yamal Peninsula above the Arctic Circle, part of a joint project of Russian, French,…

Oil Price Boom Keeps Lid On Natural Gas Prices

Oil Price Boom Keeps Lid On Natural Gas Prices

Dec 07, 2017 at 09:24 | Robert Rapier

In the previous post – Fear Will Drive Oil Prices In 2018 – I discussed the outlook for oil prices next year. In a nutshell, the price of oil will be influenced by…

Egypt Takes Giant Step Towards Energy Independence

Egypt Takes Giant Step Towards Energy Independence

Dec 01, 2017 at 17:33 | Oxford Business Group

The first flow of gas from the offshore Zohr gas field, located 200 km north of Port Said, is expected in December, according to government officials. Speaking in October,

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Becomes Less Plausible

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Becomes Less Plausible

Dec 01, 2017 at 17:22 | RFE/RL staff

A U.S. diplomat has dismissed the idea that the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline will ever be built. Speaking to European journalists in a telephone briefing on November 29, Deputy…

54 Things You Didn’t Know About Natural Gas

54 Things You Didn’t Know About Natural Gas

Nov 27, 2017 at 16:37 | Stuart Parnell

Every once in a while, I will realize that I have spent way too much time talking about oil, complaining about pipelines, Permania, free money and the impending “End of…

Can Australia Surpass Qatar As World’s Top LNG Supplier?

Can Australia Surpass Qatar As World’s Top LNG Supplier?

Nov 17, 2017 at 17:11 | The Polish Institute of International Affairs

An advantageous geographical location and liberalised trade in energy resources allow Australia to successfully compete for the most lucrative and promising liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets. Come 2020, Australia likely…

$43 Billion China-Alaska Energy Deal Looks Shaky

$43 Billion China-Alaska Energy Deal Looks Shaky

Nov 10, 2017 at 16:48 | Nick Cunningham

China’s largest oil company, Sinopec, signed a deal last week to explore the development of a massive $43 billion natural gas pipeline and LNG export terminal in Alaska. The project…

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