Natural Gas

Venture Global to Buy Gas from NextEra for Louisiana Plaquemines LNG

U.S. LNG company Venture Global LNG has agreed to buy natural gas for its Plaquemines LNG export plant in Louisiana, expected to start up in 2024, from a unit of U.S. energy company NextEra Energy Inc.

Natural Gas Critical to Future Energy Mix Amid Renewable Push, INGAA CEO Says

Natural gas and related infrastructure will be critical to securing a low-carbon economy and will continue to be a significant contributor to the U.S. long-term energy mix, according to the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America’s (INGAA) President and CEO Amy Andryszak.

Baker Hughes to Provide Hydrogen-Ready Compressor Upgrade for Greece Pipeline

Baker Hughes has been awarded a contract to supply gas turbines and compressors that can run on a blend of natural gas and hydrogen for a new compression station of the Greek Natural Gas Transmission System.

US Natgas Rises 5% to Near 9-Week High on Soaring Global Prices

U.S. natural gas futures rose about 5% to a near-nine week high as worries about Russia's plan to price energy exports in rubles caused global energy prices to spike, keeping demand for U.S. LNG exports near record highs.

Gas Flows Via Yamal-Europe Pipeline Fall to Zero, Other Flows Steady

Physical gas flows through the Yamal-Europe pipeline at Germany's Mallnow point fell to zero on Tuesday, while Russian gas deliveries to Europe on the other two key pipeline routes were broadly steady.

RGC Resources Secures $21 Million Investment to Complete Mountain Valley Pipeline

RGC Resources Inc., parent company to Roanoke Gas Co. and RGC Midstream LLC, closed a $21 million common stock investment by affiliates of The InterTech Group Inc.

Russian Gas Flows to Europe Remain Stable

Russian gas deliveries to Europe on three main pipeline routes were stable on Monday, with the Yamal-Europe pipeline continuing to flow eastwards from Germany into Poland.

FERC Slows Consideration of Climate Impact of New Gas Projects

U.S. regulators voted to seek comments on two policy statements it issued last month that provide guidance regarding the certification of interstate natural gas pipelines and consideration of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in natural gas project reviews.

US Firms Want Pending Natgas Pipeline Projects Excluded from Emissions Rules

The greenhouse gas policy requires any project that would result in 100,000 metric tons per year of GHG emissions must complete an environmental impact statement, which analysts said was an expensive and time-consuming process.

Sanctions on Russian Oil, Gas Will Hammer Global Market, Novak Says

Germany halted the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, which was designed to double the flow of Russian gas heading direct to Germany, after Russia formally recognized two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine.

US Natgas Futures Up with Oil Prices, Despite Mild Weather

U.S. natural gas futures edged up on Monday as the market focused more on rising oil prices than on higher gas output and forecasts for milder weather and lower heating demand next week than previously expected.

US Natgas Slides Over 2% On Rising Output, Mild Weather

That U.S. price decline came even as global demand for gas to replace Russian fuel after its invasion of Ukraine keeps U.S. LNG exports near record highs and European gas prices about seven times over U.S. futures.

Germany's E.ON Cuts Russia Exposure, Signals Nord Stream 1 Risk

E.ON has joined other energy firms in paring its Russian exposure, adding that a $1.2 billion stake it holds in the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline could lose value as a result of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine

API Launches Pipeline Facility Construction Inspection Program to Meet Industry Demand

As U.S. natural gas producers and exporters have mobilized to meet rising energy demand and U.S. LNG volumes have increased, more qualified technicians are crucial to meet safety and environmental standards.

France, Spain in Talks to Resume Construction on MidCat Gas Pipeline Project

Launched in 2013, the gas pipeline project named MidCat (Midi-Catalonia) was meant to bring gas from Algeria, a country which already supplies 11% of the gas consumed in the European Union, up to northern Europe.

For Dutch Province, Ukraine War Is a Call to Pump Natural Gas

The Groningen field contains roughly 450 Bcm of recoverable gas. That's nearly three years' worth of European imports from Russia, according an expert at the Netherlands Organization for Applied Science.

Fossil Fuel Production to Reach New Highs in 2023

After declining in 2020, the combined production of U.S. fossil fuels (including natural gas, crude oil, and coal) increased by 2% in 2021 to 77.14 quadrillion Btu.

US Natural Gas Inventories Near 5-Year Average

After starting the winter heating season (November–March) below its previous five-year average, the Lower 48 working natural gas in storage surpassed its five-year average in mid-December during one of the warmest Decembers on record.

DNV Evaluating Hydrogen Readiness of Hungarian Gas Pipeline

GSZ Ltd., the owner and operator of the Hungarian high-pressure transmission natural gas pipeline system, commissioned DNV to assess the suitability for partial to full hydrogen transport of one of FGSZ’s pipelines.

Linde Debuts Plant for Extracting Hydrogen from Natural Gas Pipelines

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, contributing to a decarbonized industry.

Williams’ Expanded Transco System Delivers Record Volumes

Williams delivered a record amount of natural gas on its Transco interstate pipeline, providing essential and reliable service to natural gas distribution companies, electric power generators, LNG exporters and other customers located along the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast.

Russian Gas Will Continue to Flow Through Ukraine to Europe, Ukrainian Official Says

Russian gas will continue to flow to Europe through Ukraine as long as the operators of Ukraine’s gas networks are able to function, the head of Ukraine's state energy firm Naftogaz said.

Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project More Than Halfway Complete

Coastal GasLink’s pipeline project is more than 57% complete overall, and more than 46% of the construction is finished, according to its monthly construction update.

Petrobras and EIG Near Deal for Bolivia-Brazil Gas Pipeline

State-run Brazilian oil company Petrobras is close to reaching an agreement to sell to U.S. private equity firm EIG Energy Partners control of a natural gas pipeline that connects Bolivia and southern Brazil.

Protecting Pipelines from Effects of Alternating Current

To meet the growing demand for natural gas, hundreds of new pipelines are being installed in the same corridors as high-voltage alternating current (HVAC) transmission lines.

Energean Enters Israeli Gas Purchase Agreement with IEC

Starting with the commencement of first gas production from Karish, the agreement will be valid for an initial one-year period with an option to extend subject to ratification by both parties.

Pine Wave Energy Partners to Sell Haynesville Acreage, Gathering Assets

The sale includes approximately 12,500 net acres and 100 million cubic feet per day of net production with 18 miles of gathering pipeline in east Texas and northwest Louisiana.

Marathon Petroleum Shuts Oil Pipeline After Leak in Illinois

The leak into the Cahokia diversion channel was first detected on Friday morning and booms were deployed to try and contain the oil, parent company Marathon Petroleum Corp. said in a statement.

Russian Gas Flows on Key Pipelines to Europe Remain Steady

Russia continued to send pipeline gas into Germany via Nord Stream 1 and Poland and into Slovakia via Ukraine at broadly unchanged levels, pipeline operator data showed.

US Ethanol Industry Banks on Carbon Capture to Solve Emissions Problem

The nascent CCS industry has been plagued by high costs and underperformance, crucial federal incentives for carbon capture are stalled in Congress, and public opposition to the pipeline infrastructure needed to transport captured gas is mounting.