Natural Gas

Pipeline Customers Push for Lower Prices Amid Regulatory Challenges

Pipeline customers have stimulated a two-pronged political attack on interstate pipeline pricing directed at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Congress.

ONEOK Completes Acquisition of 450-Mile Texas-Louisiana NGL Pipeline System

ONEOK Inc. has completed its acquisition of a system of natural gas liquids pipelines from Easton Energy for approximately $280 million.

Sound Energy Sells Moroccan Gas Assets to Managem for $45.2 Million

Managem plans to further increase production there to 280 million cubic meters, when the field will be connected to an existing gas pipeline that connects Morocco to Spain, Managem added.

Mexican President: Billionaire Slim Interested in Pemex Natural Gas Project

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that businessman Carlos Slim is interested in participating in the country's first deepwater natural gas project, working alongside state energy company Pemex.

Allseas Completes 163-Mile Barossa Gas Export Pipeline in Timor Sea

Allseas has completed the 262-kilometer (163-mile) Barossa gas export pipeline in the southern Timor Sea.

Phillips 66 to Sell 25% Stake in Rockies Pipeline for $1.28 Billion to Tallgrass Energy Unit

Phillips 66 said it would sell its 25% stake in the 1,714-mile Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) for about $1.28 billion to Tallgrass Energy.

Chevron Australia Initiates Repair Work on Wheatstone Platform

Chevron has commenced repair activities on its Wheatstone platform in Australia and the work is expected to be completed in the coming weeks, a spokesperson said on Thursday.

Editor’s Notebook: Permian’s New Kid on the Block?

As the 580-mile Matterhorn Express prepares to go into service next quarter, a new long-haul gas pipeline is looking to step forward as the next major Gulf Coast midstream project.

BP's Archaea Energy and Republic Services Launch Indiana RNG Facility

Archaea Energy and Republic Services have started operations at their Indiana RNG facility, leveraging AMD technology to convert landfill gas into renewable natural gas (RNG).

Arizona Utility Regulators Overturn Committee Decision, Approve Black Mountain Gas Expansion Project

This ruling permits the construction of new gas power plants in Arizona without the explicit review of environmental impacts and customer costs.

FERC Approves Mountain Valley's $7.85 Billion Virginia Gas Pipeline, Operations Set to Begin Soon

Mountain Valley can begin operating its $7.85 billion Virginia natural gas pipeline after receiving approval from the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), according to a filing on Tuesday.

Uniper Wins $14 Billion Arbitration Ruling Against Gazprom, Terminates Dormant Gas Supply Contracts

German utility Uniper has won a multibillion-euro arbitration against former long-time supplier Gazprom, it said on Wednesday, allowing it to tear up dormant gas supply contracts and potentially setting a precedent for similar cases.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Startup Approval Leads to 2% Drop in U.S. Natural Gas Prices

U.S. natural gas futures slid about 2% on Wednesday on expectations the startup of the Mountain Valley Pipeline will soon allow more cheap gas from the Appalachia shale basin to flow to markets.

Mexico's Proven Crude Oil Reserves Fall as Natural Gas Reserves Rise

Mexico's proven crude oil reserves have fallen though proven natural gas reserves increased, resulting in an increased total for hydrocarbon reserves, the country's regulator said on Tuesday in its annual update for 2024.

Kinder Morgan Launches Open Season for Texas-to-Arizona Pipeline Expansion

SFPP, a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan Inc., has announced the launch of a binding open season to solicit commitments to support a proposed expansion of the East Line portion of its pipeline system from El Paso, Texas to Tucson, Arizona.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Nears Completion, Seeks FERC Approval for June 11 Start

The company reported in a filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that the final segments of the project were undergoing final preparations, including purging and packing with natural gas.

Noble Corp. to Acquire Diamond Offshore for $1.6 Billion to Bolster Fleet

Offshore rig contractor Noble said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Diamond Offshore Drilling in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $1.59 billion, the latest in a series of buyouts in a sector undergoing massive consolidation.

Enbridge Gas to Cut Emergency Response Shifts in Toronto, Labor Union Says

Canadian labor union Unifor said on Friday that Enbridge's gas unit wants to cut its emergency response shifts in Toronto, amid an emphasis on curtailing costs.

Berkshire Buys Additional 2.57 Million Shares in Occidental Petroleum, Filing Shows

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought around 2.57 million shares of common stock in Occidental Petroleum over June 5-7, according to a U.S. securities filing.

Williams Seeks Approval to Expand Regional Energy Access Natural Gas Project

U.S. energy company Williams sought permission from a federal energy regulator on Friday to put more of the Regional Energy Access natural gas project already under construction into service by July 1.

Mexico's CFE Wins Contract Arbitration Case Against Texas Gas Supplier

A Houston arbitration panel last month rejected WhiteWater Midstream LLC's claims against CFE, and awarded the state power utility undisclosed damages, fees and costs, according to a document filed on Wednesday in U.S. District Court, Houston.

CNOOC Announces Major Gas Discovery in South China Sea

CNOOC Ltd. has achieved a major exploration breakthrough in an ultra-shallow gas play in ultra-deep water South China Sea, the state-owned oil and gas firm said on Thursday.

Analysis: How Devon Energy Missed the Boat on U.S. Oil and Gas Mega-Deals

U.S. oil and gas producer Devon Energy has lost bids to acquire at least three of its peers in the last 12 months because its shares were spurned as acquisition currency, according to people familiar with the negotiations.

Sinopec Unit Secures $1.1 Billion Deal to Build Gas Pipelines for Saudi Aramco

A Sinopec service unit said on Thursday it has signed a $1.10 billion deal to build natural gas pipelines for Saudi state oil company Aramco.

GreenGasUSA and Darling Ingredients Partner to Produce Renewable Natural Gas

GreenGasUSA and Darling Ingredients Inc. have joined forces in a groundbreaking partnership aimed at producing renewable natural gas (RNG) and capturing CO2 emissions from wastewater streams at Darling’s U.S. facilities.

Southern Company Gas Subsidiaries Secure First Renewable Natural Gas Deal

Two Southern Company Gas subsidiaries, Virginia Natural Gas and Chattanooga Gas, have finalized their inaugural renewable natural gas (RNG) agreement.

Consortia Eye Citgo's Texas Refinery Ahead of Auction Deadline, Sources Say

Energy producers, refiners, investment funds and bankers increasingly have shown interest in the Venezuelan-owned company's Corpus Christ, Texas, complex during a marketing process organized by a U.S. court in Delaware.

Williams Says Court Rules in Its Favor in Pipeline Dispute with Energy Transfer

Pipeline operator Williams said on Wednesday a Louisiana court has ruled in its favor in a dispute with its rival Energy Transfer over a pipeline construction.

Entergy Texas Plans New Natural Gas Power Plants to Address Growing Electricity Demand

Entergy Texas plans to build two new natural gas power plants, as it confronts burgeoning electricity demand in the southern state, the company said.

Kinetik Completes Sale of Equity Stake in Gulf Coast Express Pipeline

Kinetik Holdings Inc. has announced the completion of its previously announced sale and direct transfer of its 16% equity interest in the Gulf Coast Express pipeline to an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC for $510 million.