• 3 minutes e-car sales collapse
  • 6 minutes America Is Exceptional in Its Political Divide
  • 11 minutes Perovskites, a ‘dirt cheap’ alternative to silicon, just got a lot more efficient
  • 12 hours CHINA Economy Disaster - Employee Shortages, Retirement Age, Birth Rate & Ageing Population
  • 49 mins e-cars not selling
  • 1 day If hydrogen is the answer, you're asking the wrong question
  • 2 days How Far Have We Really Gotten With Alternative Energy
  • 3 days Natural gas mobility for heavy duty trucks
  • 3 days Ocean Heat Could Supply Endless Clean Energy
Does the Natural Gas Industry Have a Future?

Does the Natural Gas Industry Have a Future?

U.S. natural gas utilities are…

Offshore Gas Field Could Help Gaza Recovery

Offshore Gas Field Could Help Gaza Recovery

A gas field offshore Gaza…

Energy / Natural Gas

US: Towards Net Gas Exporting

May 10, 2013 at 15:16 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: The debate over whether the US should become a net gas exporter moved towards the proponents last weekend, following remarks made by US President Barack Obama during a…

No "Peak Natural Gas" Anytime Soon

May 09, 2013 at 17:09 | Robert M Cutler

One does not hear much these days about "peak oil", as new technologies are developed and implemented that, together with market conditions, make feasible the exploitation of previously uneconomical or…

Shale Bust: North America Natural Gas Production set to Seriously Decline

May 09, 2013 at 17:07 | The Energy Report

Shale oil has been North America's great experiment, says Oil & Gas Investments Bulletin Editor Keith Schaefer. But in this interview with The Energy Report, he questions the experiment's success…

A Few Words with Europe’s Shale Gas Guru

May 08, 2013 at 16:57 | Matt Smith

Nick Grealy is one of the leading advocates of shale gas in Europe. As well as being the publisher of the site No Hot Air, Nick consults on the…

How Will Russia React to Ukraine’s Plans to become a Gas Transit State

May 07, 2013 at 16:38 | ISN Security Watch

After years of protracted negotiations, Ukraine is almost ready to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union. Today, Robert Cutler describes how the agreement might impact the fate of…

Overseas Gas Markets Hinge on Ukraine

May 06, 2013 at 16:43 | Daniel J. Graeber

The Ukrainian government said it wants to allay European concerns over natural gas supplies by serving as a regional energy hub. Conclusions reached during a roundtable discussion in Brussels last…

New Mexican County Fracking Ban Sets Stage for National Challenge

May 06, 2013 at 16:40 | John Daly

Hydraulic fracturing, more familiarly now referred to as “fracking,” is a mining process to release previously unobtainable volumes of natural gas that has drawn deep divisions between the oil/gas industry,…

Why Natural Gas Prices will Soar in the Future

May 06, 2013 at 16:37 | Kurt Cobb

Maybe it's the gloomy Seattle weather that has made investment manager Jim Hansen and his son and partner, Kevin, at Ravenna Capital Management immune to oil and gas industry hype…

Manufacturing Sector Starting to Show Benefits of US Shale Boom

Apr 30, 2013 at 17:36 | Stuart Burns

The lovely graph below is similar to graphs often rolled out by supporters of the US manufacturing sector when raising fears about the decline of industry’s role in the economy…

MOZAMBIQUE: Another Major Offshore Gas Find

Apr 26, 2013 at 12:51 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: Another major gas find offshore Mozambique bodes well for Anadarko and sees share prices rally Analysis:  Anadarko Petroleum Corporation operates the Rovumal block in area 1…

SOUTH AFRICA: Shale Gas Permits Remain Elusive

Apr 26, 2013 at 12:49 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: Despite high hopes, South Africa shale gas permits are not likely to be forthcoming this year for E&P companies, bound up as they are in a wash of…

How will China React to Gazprom Prospecting in Vietnamese Waters?

Apr 24, 2013 at 15:51 | John Daly

It is hardly a secret that Beijing’s claims to nearly all of the South China Sea’s waters have elicited concern from Southeast Asian nations.Now Russia’s state-owned natural gas…

Natural Gas Struggles to Rise from the Ashes of it’s Last Bubble

Apr 23, 2013 at 17:29 | Wolf Richter

Bubbles are a funny thing. Participants don’t see them. Outsiders shake their heads – until they themselves get sucked in. Central banks support or create them, but deny their existence.…

ISRAEL: Tax Issues Cause for Concern After Tamar Gas Starts Pumping

Apr 19, 2013 at 14:20 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: Riding high on its massive Levant Basin discoveries and with the first gas coming online from one of these supergiant fields, Israel is considering raising taxes on its…

US: Fracking Regulations for Federal Lands?

Apr 19, 2013 at 13:54 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is talking about a proposal to regulate oil and gas fracking on public lands, and while we haven’t seen a draft of this…

Australia Set to Become World’s Biggest LNG Exporter by 2018

Apr 18, 2013 at 16:35 | MINING.com

Australia predicts it will be the biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world within five years, the country's federal resources minister said during a speech at…

Rosneft and ExxonMobil Consider $15 Billion Pacific LNG Plant

Apr 17, 2013 at 16:58 | John Daly

Russia's state oil company Rosneft and ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) are considering investing $15 billion in a liquefied natural gas plant. Russian natural gas monopoly Gazprom is looking eastwards as well.

How to Play the Coming Rise in Natural Gas Prices

Apr 12, 2013 at 17:15 | Dan Dicker

When I wrote convincingly last July about the coming turnaround in Nat gas prices I did a great job in recognizing the trajectory of storage and the slow but steady…

Using Solar Power to Increase Energy Content of Natural Gas by 25%

Apr 12, 2013 at 17:12 | Brian Westenhaus

The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has announced a system that converts natural gas using sunlight into the more energy-rich fuel called syngas.  The new system…

Politics & Economics Sideline Eastern European Shale Potential

Apr 12, 2013 at 16:50 | Editorial Dept

While most aren’t eyeing the Eastern European shale potential with too much excitement, Chevron stands out for its decisive buy-up of acreage in this region. Chevron has acquired millions of…

Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News