natural gas

Maximum fill volume in propane, butane and LPG pressurized storage tanks

6/19/2024

This article details the maximum fill volume for propane, butane and LPG storage tanks at processing facilities.

Global Projects Data

6/19/2024

This article provides a summary of active gas processing and LNG projects around the world, including total project numbers, and market share by region and activity level.

Carbon formation and removal in the steam reforming process

6/19/2024

This article documents research by various recognized authors and sources on the basis of reforming carbon formation and removal, how catalyst potassium promotion can help to remove the carbon laydown and reduce the steam-to-carbon ratio, as well as the calculation basis of the steam-to-carbon ratio over the steam reforming process.

Global pipelines construction outlook 2024—Part 2

6/19/2024

This article will provide a forecast on pipeline construction in Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and the Middle East.

Indonesia to begin construction of 245-km Java gas pipeline in July

In July, Indonesia plans to begin construction of a 245-km (152.24 mi) gas pipeline in Java to connect excess supply in eastern part of the island to buyers in the west.

TotalEnergies, NNPC to invest $550 MM in Nigeria gas facility

Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC Ltd. and TotalEnergies will invest $550 MM to develop a gas processing facility in southern Rivers state to boost exports and domestic supplies.

Woodfibre LNG receives BCEAO order to move floatel to site to house non-local workforce

Woodfibre LNG received a compliance order from the BC Environmental Assessment Office, requiring Woodfibre LNG to deploy the floatel to site and to use the vessel for non-local workforce accommodation in accordance with the amended Environmental Assessment Certificate.

ProSep awarded AIM and deliquidizer contracts for U.S. clients

ProSep has announced the receipt of two contract awards totaling nearly $2 MM.

Shell signs agreement to acquire Pavilion Energy

Shell Eastern Trading Pte. Ltd. has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Pavilion Energy Pte. Ltd. Pavilion Energy includes a global LNG trading business with a contracted supply volume comprising about 6.5 MMtpy.

Kazakhstan to invest heavily in new gas processing plant capacity

The Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan has initiated 60 investment projects valued at 17 trillion tenge (approximately $38 B) under the Nationwide Pool of Investment Projects.

U.S. natural gas pipeline Mountain Valley prepares for startup

U.S. natural gas pipeline venture Mountain Valley Pipeline is preparing the $7.85-B pipe from West Virginia to Virginia to operate, after receiving approval from a U.S. energy regulator.

Clean Energy expands Boron LNG facility in California (U.S.) by 50%

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that construction of a third production train at its LNG plant in Boron, California, has been completed, increasing the plant’s volume capacity by 50%.

New Fortress Energy to deliver first LNG cargo from Altamira, Mexico plant in July

NFE today updated the timing of its first LNG expectation for its first Fast LNG unit located offshore Altamira, Mexico.

Phillips 66 to sell 25% stake in Rockies Pipeline for $1.28 B

U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 said on Friday it would sell its 25% stake in the Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) for about $1.28 B, including debt, to a subsidiary of Tallgrass Energy.

TECO 2030, BLOM Maritime and Samskip receive ENOVA grant to retrofit Samskip LNG Vessel with fuel cells and hydrogen fuel

TECO 2030 together with BLOM Maritime and Samskip receive a grant for a pre-project aiming to retrofit Samskip’s vessel Kvitnos with TECO 2030 fuel cells and H2 fuel.

LNG newbuilding values at record high

The number of LNG newbuilding orders have more than doubled from the same period last year where 34 orders were placed, compared to 78 in the first five months of 2024, an increase of c.129%.

U.S. South Coast AQMD approves rule to accelerate the transition to zero-emissions for building water heaters

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) Governing Board has approved updates to a rule (Rule 1146.2) that will require new and existing buildings to transition to zero-emissions residential and commercial building water heaters.

New Zealand to introduce bill to reverse oil and gas exploration ban

New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to remove a controversial ban on offshore petroleum exploration to attract investment to the country's oil and gas sector.

Update: U.S. natgas prices climbed about 3% to a 21-week high on lower output, higher demand

U.S. natural gas futures climbed by about 3% to a 21-week high on Friday on recent declines in daily output and forecasts that power generators will burn a lot more gas in late June to meet rising electric use as homes and businesses crank up their air conditioners to escape an expected heat wave.

Williams seeks to put more of US natural gas project into service

U.S. energy company Williams WMB.N sought permission from a federal energy regulator on Friday to put more of the Regional Energy Access natural gas project already under construction into service by July 1.

CPGC and BASF sign framework agreement on carbon capture technology onboard LNG carriers

CSSC Power (Group) Corp. Ltd. (CPGC) will install its advanced Onboard Carbon Capture System (OCCS) on multiple LNG carriers and utilize BASF’s OASE® blue technology.

Freeport LNG sues three contractors over defects at Texas plant

U.S. LNG exporter Freeport LNG filed a lawsuit in April against three contractors, alleging that installation defects in electric motors at its $14-B Texas export plant caused prolonged outages and costly repairs.

Venice Energy's search for LNG development partners receives strong interest

The future of a proposed LNG import terminal project in South Australia has become clearer following strong interest from several international energy development companies with ties to both the U.S. and Asia.

Golden Pass LNG construction turmoil to delay Texas plant's startup

The startup of Golden Pass LNG, the QatarEnergy and ExxonMobil $11-B JV LNG project in Texas, has been delayed by at least six months due to construction turmoil, according to analysts.

QatarEnergy selects CPC as North Field expansion partner, signs 4 MMtpy LNG SPA for 27 years

QatarEnergy signed definitive agreements with CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC) covering the long-term supply of LNG to CPC and partnership in the North Field East (NFE) LNG expansion project.

CO2next project achieves important milestones for developing a liquid CO2 terminal in Rotterdam

CO2next aims to build a liquid CO2 terminal at the Maasvlakte in the port of Rotterdam, that can be used by customers not connected to a CO2 pipeline to ship liquid CO2.

DNV and Petronas CCS ventures collaborate to enable CCS value chains across SE Asia

DNV and PETRONAS’ wholly-owned subsidiary, PETRONAS CCS Ventures Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS CCS Ventures), have recently signed a Master Price Agreement for the certification of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites and associated facilities for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in Malaysia.

Fulkrum awarded a frame agreement to support Woodside’s US New Energy projects

Leading provider of inspection, expediting, auditing and technical staffing services, Fulkrum, has been awarded a frame agreement for the provision of third-party inspection services to Woodside's New Energy projects in the U.S., including its proposed liquid hydrogen project, H2OK, located in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Bangladesh's Summit LNG to send damaged FSRU to Singapore or Middle East for repairs

Bangladesh's Summit LNG said its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) was ready to discharge the liquefied natural gas (LNG) it had onboard before proceeding to Singapore or the Middle East for necessary repairs.

Egyptian fertilizer plants shut down temporarily due to gas supply pressures

Gas supplies will gradually resume flowing as of Thursday to fertilizer factories in Egypt after several chemical and fertilizer companies shut down plants on a temporary basis.