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Energy / Natural Gas

Clinton Thinks Azeri Gas is Important and so Should You

Oct 19, 2012 at 17:34 | Daniel J. Graeber

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said U.S. energy policies extend beyond high-profile issues like the Keystone XL pipeline and retail gasoline prices. The State Department, she said, conducts a "great…

Why Natural Gas Won’t Save the World

Oct 19, 2012 at 17:27 | Gail Tverberg

We keep hearing about the many benefits of natural gas–how burning it releases less CO2 than oil or coal, and how it burns with few impurities, so does not have…

Energy Bereft Japan goes Fracking

Oct 11, 2012 at 17:56 | John Daly

It is difficult not to feel sympathy for Japan’s current energy dilemma.In the early 1960s, hydrocarbon-deficient Japan eagerly embraced nuclear power, and the country now has 50 functioning…

Pipeline to Nowhere?

Oct 10, 2012 at 17:29 | Michael Doyle

Last week the news headlines blazed on about the proposed natural gas project in Alaska between Exxon, Conoco and Trans-Canada to build a pipeline over 800 miles long to run…

Natural Gas Vehicles: US States Aim to Sway the Market

Oct 09, 2012 at 17:31 | Charles Kennedy

As America attempts to harness the power of natural gas to its fullest—and to find a non-export-related use for plentiful supplies—there appears to be a shopping spree for natural gas…

Drowning in Natural Gas: Is the Answer Exports?

Oct 05, 2012 at 17:50 | Charles Kennedy

The US has an overabundance of natural gas and production is rising despite a reduction in the number of natural gas rigs in operation. Yet the US is only scratching…

The Shale Gas Boom: How Scared is the Kremlin?

Oct 04, 2012 at 17:45 | Charles Kennedy

Gazprom should be scared. The US has overtaken Russia as the largest producer of natural gas courtesy of the fracking revolution, the EU suddenly feels bold enough to rebel, and…

The Swing Vote That Could Switch Natural Gas Back to Coal

Oct 04, 2012 at 17:36 | Keith Schaefer

It's a big question for America's big electricity producers.Will rising natural gas prices push producers back to using coal? After all, natural gas prices are breaking…

All You Need to Know About LNG

Oct 02, 2012 at 17:25 | The Oil Drum

Liquefied natural gas is an odorless, colorless, non-toxic, non-corrosive and non-flammable form of methane. As fuels go, it's pretty cool.Actually, LNG is colder than Antarctica on winter solstice.…

What Does the Future Hold for Natural Gas Prices?

Sep 27, 2012 at 17:38 | Brian Westenhaus

Asian demand for natural gas has risen sharply in recent years.  Prices in dollars per million BTUs, are about $13.50 in Argentina and $13.80 in Japan and South Korea, and…

Renewable Energy Must Look to Natural Gas for Guidance

Sep 27, 2012 at 17:34 | Innovation Policy Blog

Natural gas is now tied with coal as the United States’ top source of electricity. It’s a milestone that caps a historic upheaval in the energy industry. Natural gas…

Israel's Offshore Gas Reserves - Bonanza or Security Threat?

Sep 21, 2012 at 17:55 | John Daly

The Middle East, source of much of the world’s hydrocarbons, is one of the most volatile regions on earth, where energy issues impact international relations. From Iraqi oil output, still…

Shell to Build the World's First Ever Floating LNG Plant

Sep 20, 2012 at 17:43 | Charles Kennedy

For more than a decade the natural gas industry has been looking for a way to move LNG onto barges at sea in order to avoid the escalating costs of…

Don't Bet Against Shale Gas

Sep 19, 2012 at 16:38 | Al Fin

We know that Russia's Gazprom and President Putin would like for the rest of the world to forget all about fracking for shale gas -- despite the fact that Russia…

Gazprom Tilting Eastward

Sep 14, 2012 at 16:48 | Daniel J. Graeber

Russian energy company Gazprom signed a recent deal with Japan to develop a liquefied natural gas project for the Far East. Japan, already a world leader in LNG consumption, was…

Argentina's Shale Gas Dilemma

Sep 13, 2012 at 17:34 | Gary Hunt

You must admit there is a certain irony in reports out of Argentina by none other than the newly named CEO of YPF, (NYSE: YPF) Miguel Galuccio, that his company…

Natural Gas Wars: A Look at Gazprom's Underhand Tactics

Sep 06, 2012 at 17:37 | Wolf Richter

Why would France suddenly prohibit shale gas exploration? Sure, there are environmental issues with horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, the methods used to extract gas from porous shale deep underground:…

It's Official - China Embraces Oil Shale and Fracking

Sep 01, 2012 at 08:48 | John Daly

The Achilles Heel of China’s dramatic economic growth has been its reliance on imported energy, everything from oil to natural gas to coal. Quite aside from draining China’s treasury to…

Can TANAP Pipeline Unlock EU Membership for Turkey?

Aug 29, 2012 at 16:33 | John Daly

Pipelines carry political consequences. Now energy-rich Azerbaijan is dangling a massive political carrot in front of its western neighbor Turkey, as a new report asserts that Building the Trans-Anatolian…

Romania and Russia, Sparring over Energy

Aug 23, 2012 at 15:16 | John Daly

Geography has a major impact on energy issues. Pipelines and energy imports frequently have massive influence on the relations of neighboring states, none more so than those between the Russian…

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