Natural Gas

Enchanted Rock Announces Net-Zero Carbon Electrical Resiliency Microgrids Using RNG

Enchanted Rock, a provider of electrical resiliency microgrids, announced its customers now have the option to choose Renewable Natural Gas to achieve net-zero or negative carbon emissions.

Blackout Fears Amid Energy Crunch Boosts Gas Cooker, Lantern Sales in Spain

A surge in electricity prices, driven by shortages in Asia and Europe, and a switch in pipelines bringing gas from Algeria have fueled the public's concerns.

Russian Gas Flows Via Yamal-Europe Pipeline Continue Westbound

Russian gas flows via the Yamal-Europe pipeline continued running westbound towards Germany on Thursday, as Gazprom refills its European storage, preliminary data from German network operator Gascade showed.

Blinken Meets Ukraine Official, Warns Russia on NatGas Supplies

The United States is watching for signs that Russia may be using energy as a political tool in Europe's energy crunch, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, adding that Washington was committed to taking appropriate action if Moscow were to take that path.

US Natural Gas Consumption to Fall Through 2022, Data Shows

The EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook shows U.S. consumption of natural gas is expected to decline from 2020 levels in all end-use sectors except in the industrial sector and among non-specific users, such as lease and plant fuel, pipeline and distribution use, and vehicle use.

World Energy Use Projected to Grow 50% by 2050

In its International Energy Outlook 2021, the U.S. Energy Information Administration projects that, absent significant changes in policy or technology, global energy consumption will increase nearly 50% over the next 30 years.

US Republicans Renew Push to Sanction Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

A group of U.S. Senate Republicans said they introduced legislation that would impose mandatory sanctions on Nord Stream 2, a Russian-backed natural gas pipeline that opponents believe would be harmful to U.S. allies in Europe.

Russia Increases Gas Flows to Europe, and Prices Fall

Russia increased its flow of gas to Europe via Poland and Belarus as well as Ukraine on Wednesday, easing some of Europe's concerns about tight supplies before winter and pushing down wholesale prices.

Wholesale Gas Prices Ease in Europe as Russian Gas Flows Resume

Wholesale gas prices fell in Europe on Tuesday after Russian gas flows resumed to Germany, raising hopes that Moscow is carrying out a pledge to increase supplies and ease concerns about shortages before winter.

Carbon+Intel: Indonesia Carbon Capture Storage Deal Could Need $500 Million

Deployment of carbon capture storage in Indonesia by American energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp could cost about $500 million, a senior official at Indonesia's state oil firm Pertamina said on Monday.

New Financing for 2 Key EU Pipeline Projects

In November 2019, European Investment Bank (EIB) adopted a new energy lending policy which agreed to phase out the financing of traditional fossil fuel energy projects by the end of 2021. Among the final pipelines that EIB will finance are two notable projects.

Jitters in Europe as Russia Shows No Sign of Increasing Gas Supplies

Russia showed no sign on Monday of carrying out an order by President Vladimir Putin to pump more gas to Europe, deepening European concerns about tight supplies, high prices and energy dependence on Moscow as winter looms.

Russian Gas Flows Via Yamal-Europe Pipeline to Germany Halted Again

The reversal of gas flows through one of the three major pipelines carrying Russian gas into western Europe is the second time the situation has developed in a matter of days.

Magellan Raises Forecast for Refined Products Shipments on Jet Fuel Demand

The pipeline operator said it expected the shipments to rise 14% from 2020, compared with 13% earlier, as volumes from expansion projects in Texas overcome the lingering impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Uniper CFO: Nord Stream 2 Completion Not Cure-All for Gas Market Woes

The completion of the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to bring more Russian gas into Germany under the Baltic Sea would go some way to relieving the tight gas market this winter, but there are other factors at play.

Canadian Pipeline Companies Enbridge, TC Energy Report Higher Profits

Canada's largest pipeline companies Enbridge Inc. and TC Energy Corp. reported a rise in third quarter profits on Friday, helped by rising demand for oil and gas that boosted pipeline volumes.

Morocco's Options After Algeria Ends Gas Supply

Morocco says the immediate impact of Algeria ending gas supplies through a pipeline is "insignificant,” but it has not said how it will make up any shortfall while it adopts long-term plans to boost renewables and import LNG.

Russian Gas Flows to Germany Through Yamal Restart, Sending Prices Lower

Gas flows from Russia to Germany via the Yamal pipeline started up again on Thursday afternoon, finally sending European gas prices lower since Russian gas has not flowed to Germany via the pipeline since Saturday.

California Looks to Natural Gas to Keep Lights on This Winter

After years of restricting the growth of fossil fuel infrastructure, California is looking to natural gas for power generation this coming winter after drought and wildfires leave the state with few options to keep the lights on.

Algeria Aims for Over 30% Share of European Gas Market

Algerian Energy Minister Mohamed Arkab said his country was seeking to increase its share of the European gas market to over the current 30%, state news agency APS reported.

Russian Gas Pipeline Stuck in Reverse in Europe

A major Russian pipeline that supplies natural gas to Europe remains stuck in reverse after requests to transport gas westwards through it into Germany were abruptly withdrawn, data on the website of its German operator showed.

Interstate Natural Gas Association of America Releases Inaugural Climate Report

The report shows INGAA members are making significant progress on innovative methods to drive down CO2 emissions from their own operations and across the global economy.

Russia's Yamal-Europe Pipeline in Reverse Flow Mode for 4th Day

The reversal, which neither Russia's Gazprom, Poland nor Germany have fully explained, has added to market nerves at a time when gas prices have skyrocketed in Europe.

Enterprise Products Oil Pipeline Volume Up 18% as Demand Recovers

Volumes on its natural gas liquids, crude oil, refined products and petrochemical pipelines have substantially recovered to near pre-pandemic levels despite temporary shut-ins from Hurricane Ida, the company said.

US Unveils Crackdown on Methane from Oil and Gas Industry

The Biden administration unveiled a plan to slash emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations, drawing cautious support from both environmental groups and drillers.

Taliban Assure Turkmenistan of Gas Pipeline Commitment, Security

Afghanistan's Taliban-appointed government has told Turkmenistan it would ensure the completion and security of the TAPI gas pipeline which Ashgabat is building in hope of opening up new markets.

Biden Pushes G20 Energy Producing Countries to Boost Production

With oil and gas prices surging, some energy-producing countries such as Russia and Saudi Arabia have not boosted output enough to satisfy countries that are largely energy consumers and worry about energy shortages and inflation.

Europe's Gas Prices Surge as Russian Pipeline Switches to Flow East

A major pipeline that normally brings Russian gas from Poland into Germany has been switched to flow east, further boosting Europe's sky-high gas prices on Monday.

Pipeline Rupture Halts Gas Flows from Bulgaria to Serbia

Bulgaria's gas network operator Bulgartransgaz halted the transport of natural gas to Serbia and Hungary early Monday following a pipeline rupture in the gas network near the northeastern village of Vetrino.

Carbon+Intel: Atlanta Boy Scouts, Georgia Natural Gas to Reduce Carbon Emissions

The Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is signing onto a program where Georgia Natural Gas purchases and retires carbon offsets on customers’ behalf to make emissions from their natural gas use carbon neutral.