natural gas

Shell investigates smoke near Gbaran oil facility in Nigeria

Shell is investigating reports of smoke early Tuesday near its Gbaran Ubie oil and gas facility in Nigeria's coastal Bayelsa state after residents reported hearing explosions and seeing smoke near the area.

U.S. natgas prices climb 2% to 15-week high on output drop, demand rise

U.S. natural gas futures climbed about 2% to a 15-week high on Wednesday on a drop in output and forecasts for warmer weather over the next two weeks that should boost the amount of gas power generators burn to produce electricity to keep air conditioners humming.

Nextchem completes acquisition of GasConTec, adding new low-carbon hydrogen/methanol to portfolio

Nextchem completed the acquisition of GasConTec, which will add new low-carbon hydrogen/methanol technologies to the company's portfolio.

Turkey signs LNG supply deal with ExxonMobil

Turkey's state pipeline company, BOTAS, and ExxonMobil signed an LNG supply agreement, as Turkey aims to diversify its energy sources.

EUROPE GAS: Prices mixed as warm weather supports softer demand

Dutch and British wholesale gas prices were mixed on Tuesday morning as warm weather continued to stay above seasonal averages, supporting softer demand.

Asahi Kasei opens new hydrogen pilot plant in Japan

Asahi Kasei celebrated the official opening of a new hydrogen pilot plant in Kawasaki, Japan.

STATS Group and National Gas win IGEM Product of the Year Award for innovative pipeline isolation technology

STATS Group and National Gas have been awarded the prestigious IGEM/EUA Gas Industry Award for Product of the Year for their collaborative work on substantially reducing emissions on a strategically important pipeline replacement project.

Oneok to acquire strategic U.S. Gulf Coast NGL pipelines for $280 MM

ONEOK will acquire a system of NGL pipelines from Easton Energy for approximately $280 MM.

Sempra revisits choice of Bechtel on Cameron LNG expansion to cut costs

Sempra LNG is revisiting its selection of Bechtel to build its Cameron LNG expansion project in Louisiana due to rising construction costs.

TechnipFMC awarded iEPCI contract by Woodside Energy for Xena Phase 3 development

TechnipFMC has been awarded an integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (iEPCI) contract by Woodside Energy in Australia.

Gazprom loss shows struggle to fill EU gas sales gap with China

Gazprom could face a long period of poor performance as it struggles to fill the gap of lost European gas sales with its domestic market and Chinese exports.

Investments surge on strong demand outlook for LNG bunkering

Drewry projects more than 1,000 LNG-fueled vessels to be in service by 2027. However, development of the bunkering infrastructure appears to be lagging in comparison to the growth in fleet as well as the potential demand, which could take a leap of 30 MMtpy by 2028.

Slovakia lays plans to receive gas from Azerbaijan

Slovakia is laying the groundwork to receive gas from Azerbaijan through Ukraine, to further diversify its supplies away from Russia and revive earnings from transit to other countries.

NextDecade plans to take FID on LNG train 4 in 2H of this year

In the company's Q1 business update, NextDecade's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Matt Schatzman, provided an update on the company's LNG terminal project in south Texas (U.S.).

Golden Pass LNG in discussions with contractor, may delay startup

Golden Pass LNG, a JV between QatarEnergy and Exxon Mobil, said it was in ongoing talks with a contractor that could have near-term impacts on activity at its site.

Panama Canal in talks with US LNG producers to increase transit

The Panama Canal is in talks with U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers on how to meet increased demand for crossings as water levels recover after a prolonged drought

Russia's Gazprom to send 42.4 MMm3 of gas to Europe via Ukraine

Russian energy producer Gazprom said it would send 42.4 MMm3 of natural gas to Europe via Ukraine.

Air Products to build network of H2 refueling stations in Alberta, Canada

Air Products announced in late April that it intends to build a network of permanent, commercial-scale multi-modal hydrogen refueling stations stretching from Edmonton to Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Australian government declares gas to be essential until 2050 and beyond

Australia's Future Gas Strategy highlighted a commitment for Australia to remain a reliable trading partner for liquefied natural gas (LNG), while underscoring the role of gas in Australia's energy mix until 2050 and beyond.

AG&P LNG and Hai Linh begin commissioning of Cai Mep LNG terminal in Vietnam

Leading LNG terminals and downstream infrastructure company, AG&P LNG, a subsidiary of Nebula Energy, along with its partner, Hai Linh Co. Ltd., a prominent petroleum product import terminal and trader, have announced the start of the commissioning of the Cai Mep LNG terminal.

ConocoPhillips boosts processing efficiency with new Zia Hills Central Facility

ConocoPhillips’ newest central processing facility is significantly enhancing the company’s Zia Hills asset in New Mexico by optimizing operational costs, expanding processing capacity, reducing surface footprint and curbing emissions.

Canadian Utilities plans C$2-B Alberta natural gas pipeline

Canadian Utilities is developing a C$2-B ($1.46-B) natural gas pipeline project in Alberta to transport natural gas to a Dow petrochemicals plant and other industrial facilities.

Analysis: U.S. gas surplus will be eliminated before end of winter 2024/25

U.S. gas inventories are near record highs for this time of year after exceptionally mild temperatures linked to the El Niño weather phenomenon slashed gas and electricity consumption for heating during the winter of 2023/24.

Air Products announces successful performance test of AP-DMR LNG process tech for Coral South FLNG

Air Products announced that its dual mixed-refrigerant LNG process technology (AP-DMR™) and equipment has successfully passed performance testing at the Coral South FLNG facility offshore Mozambique.

Karpowership and Petrobras forge strategic alliance to enhance integrated natural gas projects in the Americas

Karpowership and Petrobras have signed a Memorandum of Intent to combine their respective expertise in the natural gas and power sectors to guarantee supply and meet the demand of the energy industry across the Americas.

API announces strategic partnership with the Brazilian Petroleum and Gas Institute

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Brazilian Petroleum and Gas Institute (Instituto Brasileiro de Petróleo e Gás — IBP). This agreement formalizes an important alliance aimed at strengthening collaboration and technical exchanges between both organizations and our members.

Williams expects to win Energy Transfer dispute on Louisiana natgas pipe

U.S. energy firm Williams Co. said on Tuesday it still expects to overcome a pipeline dispute with rival Energy Transfer and complete its Louisiana Energy Gateway natural gas project in the second half of 2025.

Pakistan giant Engro looks to go global

Pakistan's largest conglomerate, Engro Corp., is looking to expand into new markets, including the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa, the chemicals-to-energy company's largest investor said on Tuesday.

Naturgy: Gas supply contracts with Algeria unaffected by any shareholding change

Spanish energy firm Naturgy said that its gas supply contracts with Algeria do not include any clauses that would be affected by changes to its shareholding structure.

U.S. power and natgas prices turn negative in Texas, California and Arizona

U.S. spot power and natural gas prices turned negative in Texas, California and Arizona for Tuesday as pipeline maintenance trapped gas in the Permian Shale in West Texas amid low demand for energy and ample hydropower in the West.