Natural Gas

Ida Reduced US NatGas Production More Than Any Hurricane in Past Decade

The hurricane caused more natural gas production shut-ins than any other hurricane in the past ten years, and the impacts continue today.

Australia's Macquarie Buys German Gas Pipeline Firm Thyssengas

Australian investment bank Macquarie Asset Management has agreed to buy Germany's second-largest gas pipeline operator, Thyssengas, to use the company's grid network to transport climate-friendly gases.

TWI Working With Joint Industry Project to Evaluate Gas Pipelines for Hydrogen Transport

TWI has joined forces with C-FER Technologies and the Sumitomo Corporation to launch a new Joint Industry Project with pipeline operators and manufacturers to evaluate the suitability of natural gas pipeline networks for transporting hydrogen.

Syria and Jordan Reach Deal Over Electricity Transfer to Lebanon

Lebanon, Syria and Jordan have reached a deal to transfer electricity to Lebanon which is suffering an acute energy crisis, ministers from the three neighboring countries said.

EIG Shortlisted as Possible Buyer for Aramco Gas Pipelines

United States-based energy investor EIG has been shortlisted as a potential buyer of Saudi Aramco's gas pipelines, part of a sale that could exceed $17 billion and is likely to be completed later this year.

Russia Using Gas to Bully Moldova, Says EU

The European Union's top diplomat said on Thursday that Moscow was using natural gas to bully Moldova, as the prime minister of the ex-Soviet republic said the country could not afford the prices Russia was now offering.

Democrats Scramble to Salvage US Methane Fee Proposal

Democrats are considering paring down a proposed methane fee on United States oil and gas producers as a way to pacify opposition to the idea from within its own ranks.

China's Winter Natural Gas Demand to Rise 10% from Year Earlier

China's demand for natural gas is expected to rise to 180 billion cubic meters (bcm) this winter, up 10% from a year earlier, an official at PetroChina said.

Algeria to Meet All Spanish Gas Supply Commitments, Ready to Negotiate More

Algerian Energy Minister Mohamed Arkab said his country would meet all Spanish natural gas supply commitments and was willing to negotiate providing possible additional quantities.

Equinor Q3 Surges on Gas and Derivatives, Boosts Share Buybacks

Norway's Equinor posted its strongest quarterly result in nine years on Wednesday, driven by a global energy supply crunch that pushed Europe's natural gas prices to record highs and sent the value of derivative contracts soaring.

Turkmenistan Officials Due in Afghanistan as Taliban Back TAPI Gas Pipeline

Officials from Turkmenistan will visit Kabul this week to discuss continuing work on the TAPI pipeline linking the energy-rich Central Asian country through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India.

Panel Favors Equitrans in EQT PA-WV Hammerhead NatGas Pipe Dispute

U.S. pipeline company Equitrans Midstream Corp said an arbitration panel ruled in its favor in a dispute with EQT Corp over the delayed startup of the Hammerhead natural gas pipe in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Germany: Certifying Nord Stream 2 Poses No Threat to Gas Supply to EU

Allowing Nord Stream 2 to pump Russian gas to Germany will not threaten supplies to the European Union, the German Economy Ministry said on Tuesday, clearing a major hurdle for the disputed pipeline.

Crestwood Equity to Boost US Shale Footprint With $1.8 Billion Deal

Oil and gas pipeline operator Crestwood Equity Partners LP will buy Oasis Petroleum Inc.'s midstream unit in a $1.8 billion deal to expand its footprint in United States shale basins.

Canada Boosts US NatGas Exports, Drills More as Global Prices Surge

Demand has jumped for relatively cheap Canadian natural gas, driving exports to the United States to three-year highs and prompting producers in Canada to boost capital spending and drilling activity.

FERC Chairman Urges Northeast Generators to Buy Fuel Before Winter

Glick told utilities to line up fuel supplies because the Northeast does not have enough gas pipeline capacity for both heating and power generation on the coldest days.

Ukraine Offers to Increase Gas Transit to Europe

Ukraine is ready to increase its gas transit to Europe by 55 bcm and is also ready to meet a request to pump more gas to Moldova to plug shortfalls there.

Poland's PGNiG Does Not Expect to be 'Forced' to Buy Russian Gas After 2022

Polish gas company PGNiG does not expect it will have to buy Russian gas after its long-term contract with Gazprom expires in 2022, but does not exclude spot purchases.

German Regulator in Touch with Nord Stream 2 Over Certification Issues

Germany's energy regulator said on Friday that it is in touch with the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline consortium and expects it will provide assurances that the project meets the regulator's requirements.

PipeChina Invests $3.8 Billion to Boost Gas Infrastructure Ahead of Winter

China Oil and Gas Pipeline Network, or PipeChina, said it has invested 24.45 billion yuan ($3.8 billion) to expand its gas infrastructure, aiming to add a daily gas supply capacity of 60 million cubic meters by end of this year.

Polish PGNiG Says Nord Stream 2 Will Increase Risks for EU Gas Supplies

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will increase threats to the security of gas supplies to the European Union, Polish gas giant PGNiG said in a submission as part of the certification procedure for the pipeline's operator.

Putin Says Nord Stream 2 Can Sell Gas to Europe Upon German Approval

Russia can start supplies of natural gas to Europe via the Nord Stream 2 pipeline as soon as it gets the green light from Germany, President Vladimir Putin said.

From Abandoned Fields to Salt Caves, Gazprom's Gas Storage is Almost Full

Russia, whose gas production and exports to European Union are already near record highs, said last week it needed to finish filling its own gas storage reserves before it could increase supplies to Europe's spot market.

Sources: US Slowing Down Oil and Gas Mergers

Regulators have extended the approval process for at least five oil and gas mergers and acquisitions in the last three months, as President Joe Biden's administration scrutinizes deals in a bid to tackle soaring energy prices.

Putin Says Gas Crisis Could Yet Hurt Russia

The European gas crisis can yet bite Russia, President Vladimir Putin said, should soaring prices feed into inflation, further boosting the cost of essentials such as food, or reduce demand for fuel.

Exxon Board Debates Dropping Several Major Oil and Gas Projects

The board members expressed concerns about some projects, including a $30 billion LNG development in Mozambique and another multibillion-dollar gas project in Vietnam, the WSJ report said.

Guyana Planning 135-Mile Subsea Pipeline for Gas-Fired Power Plant

Guyana’s government expects work to begin on a major gas-fired power plant next year, which will be constructed with the expectation of a 220-kilometer (135-mile) pipeline also being built, Bloomberg reported.

Greens Co-Leader: Germany Must Resist Russian 'Blackmail' Over Pipeline

The co-leader of Germany's Green Party accused Russian "blackmail" of causing high energy prices across Europe, saying Moscow is trying to leverage Germany to allow the Nord Stream 2 Baltic gas pipeline to begin operations.

Head of Ukraine's Naftogaz Accuses Russia of Blackmailing Europe Over Gas

The head of Ukraine's state energy company Naftogaz said Russia was trying to blackmail Europe into certifying its Nord Stream 2 pipeline by keeping natural gas supplies lower.

Dakota Natural Gas Expanding Access with Pipeline Project

Dakota Natural Gas completed construction of its 35-mile pipeline to deliver natural gas from Viking pipeline in Minnesota, which will help the company provide natural gas to hundreds of new customers in North Dakota.