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BP And Shell Take A Stand Against Gas Flaring In Texas

BP And Shell Take A Stand Against Gas Flaring In Texas

International oil giants BP and…

Natural Gas Industry Sees Support From U.S. Voters

Natural Gas Industry Sees Support From U.S. Voters

U.S. voters generally support natural…

Energy / Natural Gas

China To Ramp Up Shale Gas Production At Home

Jan 23, 2020 at 11:49 | Haley Zaremba

Despite the fact that United States President Donald Trump declared a truce between the U.S. and China in their more-than-a-year-long trade war in Switzerland this week, we shouldn’t expect to…

The Superpower Energy Project To Watch In 2020

Jan 15, 2020 at 12:17 | Vanand Meliksetian

The year has started well for Russia when it comes to energy. Two large energy projects have been finished, Turk Stream and Power of Siberia, and the third, Nord Stream…

U.S. Gas Giant Downgraded To Junk Status

Jan 14, 2020 at 16:22 | Nick Cunningham

The largest natural gas driller in the United States just announced a massive write-down for its assets, offering more evidence that the shale sector faces fundamental problems with profitability. In…

Why U.S. LNG Can’t Win In Europe

Jan 13, 2020 at 17:05 | Irina Slav

When Washington imposed sanctions on companies, the move drew criticism not just from Russia but from Germany as well. The sanctions, targeting firms building the pipeline that will increase…

Low Gas Prices Crush Appalachia Shale Boom

Jan 09, 2020 at 15:08 | Nick Cunningham

Low natural gas prices have finally brought the decade-long shale gas boom in Appalachia to a halt. Gas production in Appalachia declined by about 1 billion cubic feet per day…

Australia Becomes Top LNG Exporter Despite Bushfire Crisis

Jan 09, 2020 at 11:37 | Haley Zaremba

Australia’s bushfire crisis has arrived to such a tragic and critical apex that the smoke from the climate change-fuelled fires has travelled nearly 10,000 miles to South America and may…

Is Europe’s Latest Gas Deal A Win-Win?

Jan 08, 2020 at 10:56 | Viktor Katona

The recent gas transit deal between Russia and Ukraine, and their national gas companies Gazprom and Naftogaz respectively, has comforted Europe just about when the first cold spells started to…

LNG Spot Prices Could Explode If Iran Crisis Escalates

Jan 07, 2020 at 10:16 | Irina Slav

The escalation of hostility between the United States and Iran after the U.S. assassination of a top Iranian military commander is the top news story so far this year. The…

China’s Gas Demand Growth Slows Significantly

Jan 02, 2020 at 09:25 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Natural gas consumption in China rose by 4 percent year on year in November 2019—a much slower growth pace than the 20-percent rise in November 2018, in a sign that…

America’s Nord Stream 2 Dilemma Is Only Just Getting Started

Dec 27, 2019 at 11:53 | ZeroHedge

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…

New England Natural Gas Prices Hit Two Year High

Dec 24, 2019 at 09:53 | Genscape

For those who grew up in New England, single-digit temperatures, snow squalls, and icy roads are nothing outside the ordinary. With at least six days last year averaging colder than…

Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Are A Win-Win For Putin

Dec 23, 2019 at 10:48 | Vanand Meliksetian

The construction of Nord Stream 2 (NS2) has been a rollercoaster of a project with many ups and downs for both its proponents and opponents. On Friday, Trump approved sanctions…

A Perfectly Timed Natural Gas Glut For Russia

Dec 19, 2019 at 11:35 | Vanand Meliksetian

The extraction of oil produces natural gas which, for a long period, was regarded as a relatively useless byproduct. Flaring was the most common way to get rid of this…

Why Utah Is Turning Perfectly Good Beer Into Natural Gas

Dec 19, 2019 at 11:35 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The state of Utah dumped earlier this month US$18,000 worth of drinkable beer, sending the liquid to an anaerobic digester to turn it into…

How Clean Is Natural Gas?

Dec 18, 2019 at 14:26 | Irina Slav

When former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said in 2013 that the natural gas boom was helping America fight climate change, not everyone was convinced, with methane leaks cited as cause…

America’s Last Ditch Effort To Stop The Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Dec 12, 2019 at 11:34 | RFE/RL staff

U.S. Senate and House committees have agreed to include a bill sanctioning Russia's new natural-gas pipeline to Europe into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), putting up a potential roadblock…

Creating The OPEC Of Natural Gas

Dec 10, 2019 at 12:55 | Irina Slav

With global gas supplies growing faster than demand and forecasters warning of a deepening glut, it was only a matter of time before analysts began talking about…

Aramco Looks To Build An LNG Fleet

Dec 09, 2019 at 10:24 | Irina Slav

Aramco’s shipping division has issued an expression of interest in the chartering of up to a dozen LNG carriers beginning in 2025, Reuters reports, citing industry sources. Liquefied natural…

Natural Gas Set To Fall Even Further

Dec 05, 2019 at 09:07 | Irina Slav

Slowing gas demand in China is set to pressure international gas prices further, adding to the burden of producers, some of whom already have to deal with excess supply. Bloomberg…

Shale’s Debt-Fueled Drilling Boom Is Coming To An End

Dec 04, 2019 at 16:57 | Nick Cunningham

The financial struggles of the U.S. shale industry are becoming increasingly hard to ignore, but drillers in Appalachia are in particularly bad shape. The Permian has recently seen job…

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