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Top Biden official (U.S.) to defend LNG pause in Senate hearing

A top U.S. Department of Energy official is set to defend President Joe Biden's pause on approvals of LNG exports at a Senate hearing called by a fellow Democrat who said he will investigate the decision.

ERIKS North America honors founding legacy with rebrand to LGG Industrial

ERIKS North America, a provider of fluid handling, sealing, and material conveyance solutions, is rebranding to LGG Industrial.

U.S. natural gas supplies drop, record demand forecast due to extreme cold

U.S. natural gas supplies have fallen by the most in over a year as extreme cold froze wells, while demand for heating was on track to hit a record and lift both power and gas prices to multi-year highs.

Record warmth leaves world with too much gas

The northern hemisphere experienced its warmest October and November in records dating back to the 1880s – pushing the gas market into a large surplus and triggering a slump in prices.

Freeport LNG settles with U.S. EPA over safety failures for June 2022 Texas blast

Freeport LNG, which operates the second-largest U.S. LNG export plant in Texas, agreed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to settle safety violations related to a June 2022 blast that caused some $275 MM in damage to the facility.

Tellurian Board appoints Daniel Belhumeur as President and Meredith Mouer as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Tellurian Inc. announced that following the appointment of Martin J. Houston as Chairman of the Board, the Board of Directors has named former General Counsel Daniel Belhumeur as President of Tellurian, and former Deputy General Counsel Meredith Mouer as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Tellurian.

U.S. LNG developer Tellurian ousts co-founder Souki as chairman

Tellurian ousted its chairman and co-founder Charif Souki as an executive officer, weeks after auditors raised doubts about the company's ability to cover future expenses.

Australia Pacific LNG deliveries disrupted due to tanker outage

Shipments of LNG from Australia Pacific LNG have come to a halt after a loaded tanker docked at the site lost power.

Train 1 restarts after trip at Freeport LNG plant, Texas (U.S.)

Freeport LNG reported that during the operation of its liquefaction plant in Texas.

Australia LNG workers vote in support for Chevron deal

An Australian union alliance's members voted in support to endorse deals on pay and conditions at Chevron's two LNG facilities in Australia.

Ghana hit by power outages due to limited gas supply

Several areas of Ghana were hit by power outages due to a drop in electricity generation after the West African country's power transmission company warned of limited gas supply for power generation.

Chevron LNG workers in Australia reaffirm strike plans

Workers at Chevron's two LNG plants in Australia reaffirmed their plan to resume strikes as mediated talks continue, with the U.S. energy major saying that workers were being unreasonable.

Chevron gambles on untested laws to halt Australia LNG strike action

Chevron Australia no longer expects to reach a deal with unions and will instead pursue an untested legal strategy to stop industrial action at its Gorgon and Wheatstone LNG facilities as unions prepare for full scale strikes.

Talks to avert strike called as Chevron Australia LNG workers reject deal

Planned work stoppages next week at two of Australia's largest LNG facilities are scheduled to go ahead unless mediation can produce a deal after workers at Chevron rejected the company's offer on pay and conditions.

Tanzania names new energy minister to oversee LNG development

Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan named a new energy minister as part of a cabinet reshuffle, ahead of expected cabinet approval for a $42-B LNG project.

Chevron's Australia LNG ops could face daily 10-hr stoppages as union fight escalates

Chevron's two major LNG production facilities in Australia could face daily work stoppages of up to 10 hours next week after unions on Tuesday threatened labor action in a dispute over pay and conditions.

Woodside, unions reach deal at Australian LNG facility, workers meet to ratify

Woodside Energy reached an in-principle agreement with unions at Australia's LNG project, potentially averting a disruption to supplies from one of the world's biggest exporters of the super-chilled fuel.

U.S. natural gas groups oppose federal plan to eliminate methane leaks

U.S. natural gas trade groups on Wednesday opposed federal pipeline regulators' proposed methane leak detection rules to address the climate-change crisis.

Workers begin strike vote at Chevron's LNG facilities in Australia

Chevron faces the prospect of work stoppages or even an all-out strike at Australia's second largest LNG plant at Gorgon and at its Wheatstone operations after voting opened for a union ballot.

Woodside, unions remain at odds over wages at Australia's largest LNG facility

Woodside Energy said "positive progress" was being made on wage disputes at Australia's largest LNG facility even as a union alliance said key differences remained ahead of further talks.

LNG's calm veneer stripped by Australia strike threat

The comfort that had characterized natural gas markets in Asia and Europe in recent months was shown to be a mere illusion by the threat of strike action at three major Australian LNG plants.

Australia regulator clears way for strike vote at Chevron LNG plants

Australia's labor regulator cleared the way for strike action at Chevron's Wheatstone and Gorgon LNG facilities if workers vote in favor of such a step, fueling concerns the country's exports could be cut.

Chevron, Woodside in talks to avert Australian LNG strikes

Chevron and Woodside Energy Group are holding talks with unions to avert threatened strikes over pay and conditions at facilities that together supply about 10% of the LNG market.

German environmental group sues private LNG terminal in Lubmin

A German environmental group said it had filed a lawsuit against a privately operated LNG terminal on the Baltic coast, saying it causes noise pollution and is too small to be exempted from environmental permits.

Suez Canal tugboat sinks after collision with LPG tanker

A Suez Canal tugboat sank and one of its crew was missing after it collided with a Hong Kong-flagged LPG tanker though shipping traffic in the strategically important waterway was largely unaffected, the canal authority said.

Nigeria's Tinubu hails significant new gas-fired power plant

Nigeria began construction of a 1,350 megawatt gas-fired power plant near its capital Abuja, the first major project under President Bola Tinubu, who promised to improve erratic electricity supply and spur sluggish economic growth

Nigeria turns to natural gas for fuel as petrol prices rise after subsidy removal

Nigeria is turning to gas as an alternative fuel after it scrapped a popular but costly subsidy on petrol that has seen pump prices rise sharply, angering motorists and businesses that use petrol to generate their own power.

Nigerians turn to gas to power their generators as petrol prices soar

Nigerians modify their home power generators to run on LPG rather than gasoline.

Spain activates all its gas plants to cope with heatwave

Spain had to resort to all available gas plants to cope with growing electricity demand triggered by the scorching temperatures in recent days.

MAN Energy Solutions and Shell join forces to drive decarbonization solutions

MAN Energy Solutions and Shell have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the potential of combining their individual competencies and technologies to achieve their climate goals and support their customers in their decarbonization efforts.