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Eastward Yamal Gas Flows from Germany to Poland Increase

Gas flows from Germany to Poland via the Yamal-Europe pipeline, which usually sends Russian gas westward into Europe, increased on Friday.

Greece's Gastrade Says LNG Terminal on Track with Final Investment Decision

Greece's Gastrade said a final investment decision had been made on developing a Greek LNG terminal, the last step before building the project begins.

Nothing Off the Table, EU Responds to Question on Halting Nord Stream 2

The gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 could be halted should Russia invade Ukraine, EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen signaled.

Forced Electrification Could Cost Maryland Consumers $26,000+ per Household, CEA Report Finds

Removing natural gas service and usage could cost Baltimore households more than $26,000 each, a Consumer Energy Alliance analysis found.

Eastward Yamal Gas Flows from Germany to Poland Decline Further

Gas flows from Germany to Poland via the Yamal-Europe pipeline, which usually sends Russian gas westward into Europe, fell on Thursday morning, data showed.

US State Dept Says Nord Stream 2 Will Not Move Forward if Russia Invades Ukraine

U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price said the Nord Stream 2 pipeline between Russia and Germany will not move forward if Russia invades Ukraine.

Thai Oil Spill Cleanup to Take 5 More Days, Navy Says

An oil spill caused by a leak from an undersea pipeline 20 km (12.4 miles) off Thailand's eastern coast will take at least five more days to clear, its navy said on Thursday.

Lebanon, Jordan Agree to Bring Electricity Through Syria

Lebanon signed a U.S.-backed deal with Jordan on Wednesday that aims to ease crippling power shortages by transmitting electricity across neighboring Syria.

Peru Reports Small New Oil Leak During Clean-Up of Prior Spill

Spain's Repsol SA, which was removing remnant crude oil from a pipeline 18 meters (59 feet) under the surface of the sea, said the escaped oil was an expected part of the process and contained.

Nord Stream 2 Registers German Subsidiary, Certification Still Suspended

The operator of the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has registered a subsidiary for the German part of the pipeline to meet German regulatory requirements, though certification for the project remains suspended by Berlin.

Russian LNG Vessel Back in Baltic Amid Tensions Over Ukraine, Gas Supplies

The ship ensures Kaliningrad, which is separated from Russia's mainland and sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania, can receive gas even if there are disruptions to pipelines running through Lithuania.

Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production Taking Over Myanmar Gas Field as Others Exit

Thailand's state oil and gas explorer looks set to take over Myanmar's biggest gas field, as TotalEnergies and Chevron Corp. exit in the wake of last year's coup in the Southeast Asian state.

Carbon+Intel: Top US Oil States Vie for Carbon Capture Oversight to Speed Up Permits

Companies are proposing carbon capture and storage hubs to sequester greenhouse gas emissions from refineries, chemical and natural gas plants, a move that could help slow global warming.

Could More LNG Supplies Get to Europe in the Event of a Crisis?

The United States is in talks with major energy-producing countries and companies over a potential diversion of LNG to Europe if Russia invades Ukraine.

US Court Vacates Federal Permit for Mountain Valley Natural Gas Pipeline

Analysts at ClearView Energy Partners LLC said the loss of the permit likely means "completion of the pipeline this calendar year now looks unlikely."

Linde Debuts Plant for Extracting Hydrogen from Natural Gas Pipelines Using Membrane Technology

Linde Engineering started a full-scale pilot plant in Germany to showcase how its HISELECT powered by Evonik membrane technology can extract hydrogen from natural gas pipelines.

Analysts Raise EU Carbon Price Forecasts as Gas Rally Persists

Analysts have raised their European carbon market average price forecasts in response to persistently high gas prices that encourage electricity generators to use more polluting coal-fired power.

Eastward Yamal Gas Flows from Germany to Poland Decline

Gas flows from Germany to Poland via the Yamal-Europe pipeline, which usually sends Russian gas west into Europe, have declined, data showed on Tuesday morning.

EU in Touch with Partners to Boost Gas Supplies, Energy Commissioner Says

The European Union is talking with partners about the potential for increasing gas supplies to the bloc, Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson said after a meeting with European energy ministers.

Explainer: Nord Stream 2 Russian Gas Pipeline's Long Wait for Approval

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Germany may consider halting the pipeline if Russia attacks Ukraine, reflecting growing political pressure on the Gazprom-led project.

Eastward Yamal Gas Flows from Germany to Poland Rise

Gas flows from Germany to Poland via the Yamal-Europe pipeline, which usually sends Russian gas west into Europe, have risen from the weekend.

New Railroad Commission of Texas Rules for Natural Gas Infrastructure

Texas regulators recently took additional steps to prevent another catastrophic loss of power like that experienced during Winter Storm Uri in February 2021.

Venture Global's Calcasieu Pass Plant in Louisiana Close to Producing LNG

Venture Global's Calcasieu Pass export plant in Louisiana is close to producing its first LNG, energy traders said after the amount of feed gas to the facility increased rapidly this week.

Eastward Yamal Gas Flows Decline from Germany to Poland

The pipeline link between Poland and Germany has been operating in reverse mode since Dec. 21, putting upward pressure on European gas prices.

Energy Transfer to Supply Gas to Texas Power Plants in Feb Freeze Dispute

Energy Transfer will continue providing natural gas to Vistra Corp's power plants in Texas, it said after Vistra complained to state regulators that Energy Transfer threatened to stop supplying fuel.

DNV Evaluating Hydrogen Readiness of Hungarian Gas Pipeline

FGSZ Ltd. commissioned DNV to assess the suitability for partial to full hydrogen transport of one of FGSZ’s natural gas pipelines in Hungary.

Texas Cold Snap Arrives as Industry Says NatGas Infrastructure is Ready

To avoid a repeat of last February's energy emergencies after power plants and gas pipes froze, state agencies have imposed several weatherization and other rules to ensure that power and gas supplies keep flowing.

Shell, UK Regulators Revive Talks on North Sea Gas Field Development

Shell and British regulators have revived talks on developing the Jackdaw gas field in the North Sea as the government struggles with soaring gas and power prices.

Kinder Morgan Profit Tops Expectations on Higher Gasoline, Jet Fuel Volumes

Kinder Morgan beat Wall Street expectations for fourth-quarter profit, as the U.S. pipeline operator transported higher volumes of gasoline and jet fuel with demand rising.

Oil Hits 2014 Highs as Turkey Outage Adds to Supply Concerns

Oil prices rose for a fourth day on Wednesday after a fire on a pipeline from Iraq to Turkey briefly stopped flows, increasing concerns about an already tight short term supply outlook.