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Europe's Shift from Russian Gas to Pricey LNG

Europe's Shift from Russian Gas to Pricey LNG

Europe's switch from Russian pipeline…

Energy / Natural Gas

Fracking Industry Loses $1.5 Billion in Gas Leaks Each Year

Apr 05, 2013 at 18:02 | Joao Peixe

Fracking produces methane gas. Methane gas is the main ingredient of natural gas, and most of it is syphoned off and sold as natural gas on the market. However, at…

Where to Find Shale Gas in MENA: Our Top 4 Venues

Apr 05, 2013 at 13:27 | Editorial Dept

While these Middle East/North Africa venues are global oil giants and net oil exporters, demand for natural gas here is growing faster than supply. Combined with the natural gas boom…

ROMANIA: Moratorium on Shale Gas Exploration Ended

Apr 05, 2013 at 13:02 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: Romania has officially ended its moratorium on shale gas exploration, and now it will take 3-5 years to accurately assess the potential here. The game is not over,…

Gas Starts Flowing from Israel’s Levant Basin, What Now?

Apr 03, 2013 at 17:55 | Charles Kennedy

The first gas has started flowing from Israel’s supergiant Tamar gasfield in the Levant Basin. Where it will go will redraw the Mediterranean energy map and the geopolitics that goes…

LNG Exports Threaten High Gas Prices in the US as Shale Production Slows

Apr 01, 2013 at 17:53 | Stuart Burns

We have written before about the benefits the shale gas revolution is bringing to the US economy (particularly US manufacturing).Also, we’ve looked at the potential threat that this…

Gambling on Methane Hydrates: Risk Outpaces Reward - For Now

Apr 01, 2013 at 11:28 | James Stafford

Everyone’s so excited about Japan’s successful extraction of natural gas from methane hydrates trapped in crystalized formation under the sea floor. The headlines are certainly promising, and we’ve had numerous…

How Long will the LNG Train Keep-a Rollin'?

Mar 30, 2013 at 13:17 | Daniel J. Graeber

Interest in liquefied natural gas exports is spreading globally. This week, British energy company Centrica announced plans to get LNG from the southern United States and Shell last month plunked…

India Calls Dibs on Next Gas Boom

Mar 25, 2013 at 18:42 | Daniel J. Graeber

The government in New Delhi said it would look to exploit oil and natural gas reserves in a bid to become self-sufficient in energy by 2030.  The government said it…

Will Rising Natural Gas Prices End the US Shale Revolution?

Mar 25, 2013 at 18:39 | Kurt Cobb

As U.S. natural gas prices flirt with the $4 mark, some skeptics of the so-called shale gas revolution think prices are headed much higher. Such a move would, not surprisingly,…

Dow Chemical is Enthusiastic for Cheap Shale Gas

Mar 22, 2013 at 19:48 | Stuart Burns

President Obama made big play of the boon that is low natural gas prices and what it would bring the US.However, while there has been much excitement, evidence…

BOLIVIA: LNG Investments Move Forward Despite Nationalization Risk

Mar 22, 2013 at 15:52 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: Despite the risk of falling victim to Bolivia’s resource nationalism trend, two Spanish companies— Sener Ingeniería S.A. and Ros Roca Indox Cryo Energy S.L.—have signed on with state-owned…

Cypriot Bailout Linked to Gas Potential

Mar 21, 2013 at 18:21 | Charles Kennedy

Cyprus is preparing for total financial collapse as the European Central Bank turns its back on the island after its parliament rejected a scheme to make Cypriot citizens pay a…

Is Paranoia Driving Fracking Fears?

Mar 20, 2013 at 18:23 | Daniel J. Graeber

Around 100 people crammed into a tiny community center in West Michigan this week for a town hall meeting on hydraulic fracturing.  Michigan ranks 15th in the nation in terms…

Deeper & Smarter: The Subsea Oil & Gas Growth Outlook

Mar 15, 2013 at 15:38 | Editorial Dept

Right now, we’re looking at a 70%-30% spread for total global onshore and offshore oil and gas production, respectively. Of that 30% of offshore production, subsea oil and gas production…

The US Looks on as Pakistan and Iran Inaugurate Gas Pipeline

Mar 13, 2013 at 17:55 | Juan Cole

Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Pakistani president Asaf Ali Zardari on Monday inaugurated a gas pipeline that will supply Pakistani cities with Iranian natural gas. The pipeline has been…

Algeria: Leveling the Playing Field for Shale Gas Exploration

Mar 12, 2013 at 17:58 | Editorial Dept

(This report is part of Oilprice.com’s premium publication Oil & Energy Insider. Oil & Energy Insider gives subscribers an information advantage when investing, trading or doing business in the…

Have Natural Gas Vehicle’s Finally Reached the Point of No Return?

Mar 11, 2013 at 17:29 | Barry Stevens

We tried or at least discussed this many times before. That is, an exodus from gasoline and diesel fuel. We have yet to find the promised land of an abundant…

Buffett Banks on Natural Gas Trains

Mar 08, 2013 at 17:36 | Charles Kennedy

Warren Buffett, investor extraordinaire, and his rail carrier rivals are embarking on a new journey to shift trains from diesel to natural gas as the transportation sector seeks to take…

Can Qatar's Success with Gas-to-Liquids Fuels Be Repeated in the U.S.?

Mar 08, 2013 at 17:24 | Saltanat Berdikeeva

Depressed natural gas prices in the U.S. since 2009 and anticipated low price levels for many months, if not years, to come, due to a glut from booming shale gas…

LNG Technology: The Holy Grail of Gas Investments

Mar 08, 2013 at 11:27 | James Stafford

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology—from LNG seaborne tankers and LNG trains to floating LNG facilities have quickly gone from concept to commercialization, opening up new possibilities in new frontiers and…

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