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Shell awards Ceres contract for phase 2 of SOEC module to produce green hydrogen

Ceres has been awarded a further contract for the second phase of its collaboration with Shell, to cooperate in the design of a solid oxide electrolyzer (SOEC) module, for use in large-scale industrial applications such as synthetic fuels, ammonia and green steel.

Decarbonizing the Pilbara-to-Asia export trade route: Joint study demonstrates pathway to net-zero emissions

A recent joint study revealed that well-to-wake emissions in the Pilbara-to-Asia iron ore export trade route can be reduced by over 90% by 2050 through the use of liquefied methane (LNG).

Gas Networks Ireland to connect new €63-MM Bia Energy biomethane plant directly to its network

Partnership with Bia Energy will be the first direct entry point for renewable biomethane in the greater Dublin area.

Aethon Energy to acquire Tellurian's integrated upstream assets

Tellurian Inc. and Aethon Energy Management announced an agreement for Aethon to acquire Tellurian’s integrated upstream assets for $260 MM, alongside a Heads of Agreement for Aethon to purchase 2 MMtpy of LNG from Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG plant.

Japan, EU agree to work on creating hydrogen demand and supply

Japan and the European Union agreed to work together on policies related to creating demand and supply for clean hydrogen as well as to cooperate in advancing technologies to develop the new fuel

Norway outage pushes European gas prices to highest this year

Norway's gas exports to Europe fell sharply on Monday as a shutdown of the offshore Sleipner hub halted operations at the Nyhamna onshore processing plant, pipeline operator Gassco said, lifting European prices to their highest level this year.

OPW separates into two business units: Clean Energy Solutions and Propane Energy Solutions

OPW announced that its OPW Clean Energy Solutions business unit will be divided into two distinct business units: the existing Clean Energy Solutions and the new Propane Energy Solutions.

Goldman Sachs: Global LNG market to grow by 50% by 2029

Growth in oil investment shows signs of peaking in non-OPEC countries, while investment in liquified natural gas (LNG) is expected to increase more than 50% by 2029, according to Goldman Sachs Research.

Proposed EU ban on Russian LNG transhipments pose no problems for Asia

Proposed new European sanctions targeting transhipments of Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) are unlikely to impact Asian buyers, Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy.

Russia's May pipeline gas exports to Europe jump 39%

Russian energy giant Gazprom's average daily natural gas supplies to Europe in May rose by 7.3% from April and 39% year on year.

Tokyo Gas seeks more U.S. natural gas assets

U.S. / LNG

Japan's top city gas supplier Tokyo Gas is looking to add more U.S. natural gas assets, its president said on Monday, as it aims to expand its gas-related businesses in North America after its recent acquisition of a U.S. shale gas producer.

SUBLIME Energies introduces novel biogas liquefaction technology

SUBLIME Energies' new biogas liquefaction process efficiently transports and pools biogas produced by multiple farms, reducing initial investments and operating costs.

U.S. LNG exports rise in May as Freeport LNG returns to production

U.S. / LNG

U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) rebounded in May as Freeport LNG, the country's second-largest exporter of the superchilled gas, returned to full production and as more supplies flowed to Asia.

Hawai'i Gas selects Eurus Energy America, Bana Pacific for hydrogen and renewable natural gas projects

Hawaiʻi Gas, the state’s only regulated gas utility, announced the selection of two projects from its 2023 request for proposals (RFP) for renewable hydrogen and renewable natural gas (RNG), key resources that will enable the company to shift away from its reliance on fossil fuel.

API's new standard sets guidelines for pipeline public engagement

API RP 1185, Pipeline Public Engagement, was recently published, and it’s a significant standard in every respect-primarily as it engages the public in every phase of the pipeline lifecycle. In this article, API executive Anchal Liddar explains the significance of the document and how it will help shape energy policy.

Extreme Asian heat spurs LNG demand ahead of summer months

Extreme temperatures across Asia are driving up liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand in the region as importers seek cargoes ahead of summer, with imports in South Asia hitting records.

Woodside gets $1 B in funding for Scarborough LNG project

Woodside will receive $1 B in funding for its flagship Scarborough LNG project from state-owned Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

EIA: U.S. summer gas use for power to reach 2023 record

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects U.S. natural gas consumption for electricity generation to average 44.7 Bft3d this summer, on par with the record set last summer.

Chevron Australia says full LNG production resumed at Gorgon facility

Chevron has resumed full liquefied natural gas (LNG) production at its Gorgon Gas facility in Australia, after a mechanical fault caused one production train to go offline in late April.

Malaysia's Petronas Q1 profit falls on high costs, lower LNG prices

Malaysia's state energy firm Petronas, or Petroliam Nasional Berhad, reported a near 11% decline in first-quarter net profit on Friday due to higher operating costs and lower realized prices across its businesses.

Morocco to tender for floating LNG terminal

Morocco plans to launch a tender this summer to build a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the northeastern Nador West Med port.

German cabinet approves bill to accelerate hydrogen power expansion

Germany's cabinet approved a bill to fast-track the construction of hydrogen infrastructure, import and production facilities as Berlin bets on the fuel to help decarbonize Europe's biggest economy.

RWE to build hydrogen-fired power plants in Germany

RWE is planning to build hydrogen-ready gas-fired power plants at the company's power plant sites in Germany to contribute to a successful coal phase-out by 2030.

AltaGas and Royal Vopak take FID on large-scale LPG terminal

AltaGas Ltd. and Royal Vopak are pleased to announce a positive final investment decision (FID) on the Ridley Island Energy Export Facility (REEF), a large-scale liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and bulk liquids terminal with rail, logistics and marine infrastructure on Ridley Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Air Products plans hydrogen refueling stations network in California (U.S.)

Air Products announced it intends to build a network of permanent, commercial-scale, multi-modal hydrogen refueling stations stretching from Northern California to Southern California (U.S.).

Australia's Wesfarmers to sell LPG, LNG distribution businesses

Wesfarmers will sell its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution businesses to Supagas and Clean Energy Fuels Australia, respectively, for an undisclosed sum.

Southeast Asia's $220-B gas expansion plans to boost power/LNG capacity

Southeast Asia has more than $220 B in projects that could raise Southeast Asia's gas-fired power capacity by more than 100 GW, doubling the current level, and raise LNG imports into the region by 80%.

India's Adani Total considering building more plants in India for LNG import

Adani Total Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between India's Adani Group and France's TotalEnergies, is considering building more plants in India to import LNG to meet the growing demand for the cleaner fuel.

China plans CO2 emission cuts in key sectors by 1% of 2023 level

China aims to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of key industries by an amount equivalent to about 1% of the 2023 national total through efficiency gains in everything from steel production to transportation.

ConocoPhillips to acquire Marathon Oil Corporation for $22.5 B

ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil Corporation announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which ConocoPhillips will acquire Marathon Oil in an all-stock transaction with an enterprise value of $22.5 B.