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China Gas Imports Hit All-Time High

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Natural gas imports into China…

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Landmark Court Ruling Could Jeopardize This Major Pipeline

Landmark Court Ruling Could Jeopardize This Major Pipeline

Aug 23, 2017 at 10:40 | Dave Forest

U.S. natural gas enjoyed an “eclipse rally” this week. With NYMEX prices jumping nearly 7 cents per MMBtu after the blackout impacted an estimated 12 GW of solar power…

Shale Drillers Head North As The Permian Fills Up

Shale Drillers Head North As The Permian Fills Up

Aug 22, 2017 at 14:51 | Nick Cunningham

Just as the Permian Basin is showing some wear and tear, there is growing interest in a separate shale play to the Permian’s north. The Anadarko shale region, located mostly…

Is Boone Pickens Wrong On Natural Gas?

Is Boone Pickens Wrong On Natural Gas?

Aug 18, 2017 at 15:29 | Jon LeSage

Bloomberg is attempting to make the case that Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk and cheap gasoline prices have driven natural gas away as an economically viable vehicle fuel. But that does…

Qatar Aims To Ease Its Reliance On LNG Exports

Qatar Aims To Ease Its Reliance On LNG Exports

Aug 18, 2017 at 15:26 | Scott Belinksi

In the game of chicken gripping the Persian Gulf, Qatar is responding to recent overtures from its Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) neighbors by slamming its foot down on the…

Australia’s Natural Gas Crisis Could Boost Prices

Australia’s Natural Gas Crisis Could Boost Prices

Aug 17, 2017 at 10:09 | Dave Forest

I wrote a few months back about major problems shaping up in Pacific natural gas markets. With key liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Australia threatening to restrict outgoing shipments due to…

China Prepares For A Natural Gas Import Boom

China Prepares For A Natural Gas Import Boom

Aug 10, 2017 at 16:32 | Irina Slav

Last month, the International Energy Agency said that China will account for 40 percent of the global annual growth in natural gas demand over the next five years. Imports…

U.S. Is A Net Exporter Of Natural Gas For First Time In 59 Years

U.S. Is A Net Exporter Of Natural Gas For First Time In 59 Years

Aug 09, 2017 at 11:47 | Oil & Gas 360

Exports outweigh imports in February, April, May: EIA The U.S. has been a net exporter of natural gas for three of the first five months of 2017, according to a…

Did BP Just Unlock A New Major Shale Gas Basin?

Did BP Just Unlock A New Major Shale Gas Basin?

Aug 08, 2017 at 16:15 | Nick Cunningham

BP made a potentially groundbreaking discovery in New Mexico, which could open up a new area for shale gas development. BP was drilling in a little-known area in northern New…

Natural Gas Prices Poised To Rise As Exports Boom

Natural Gas Prices Poised To Rise As Exports Boom

Aug 08, 2017 at 16:11 | Gregory Brew

New data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) has brought some good news for advocates of U.S. natural gas production. In three of the first five months of 2017,…

Russia May Break Gazprom Monopoly To Stimulate LNG

Russia May Break Gazprom Monopoly To Stimulate LNG

Aug 07, 2017 at 10:50 | Irina Slav

A Russian Security Council commission has recommended breaking down Gazprom’s gas export monopoly in a bid to boost the competitiveness of Russia’s gas, Russian daily Vedomosti reported after seeing…

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