Natural Gas

US Natural Gas Slides on Mild Weather Forecasts, Lower Demand

United States natural gas futures slipped to a near four-week low on Tuesday on forecasts for milder than normal weather and lower than usual heating demand through early November.

Liquid Leak Shuts Britain's Easington Gas Processing Terminal, Norway Flows Unaffected

Britain's Easington gas processing terminal was fully shut down on Monday after a liquid leak was detected, British Gas said, but the flow of gas from Norway was unaffected, according to pipeline operator Gassco.

Nord Stream 2 Fills First Line with Gas Ready for Export

The operator of the Russia-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline on the bed of the Baltic Sea said the first of the project's two lines has been filled with so-called technical gas, while still awaiting clearance to start sales to Europe.

Supreme Court Refuses Stay Request for Spire Missouri NatGas Pipe

Spire has warned that the shutdown of the 65-mile (105-km) pipeline could cause gas outages for as many as 400,000 in St. Louis this winter.

Spain's Enagas Frees Up Extra Space for LNG to Stabilize Supply in Volatile Market

Spain's gas system operator Enagas has sold extra space for LNG deliveries this winter in a bid to stabilize supply as voracious global demand forces up energy prices.

Hungry for Fuel, China Looks to the US, Europe Eyes Relief Plans

China's energy crisis deepened on Friday with coal prices hitting a record high as cold weather sweeps in and soaring gas prices prompting major energy companies to seek long-term deals with U.S. suppliers.

Russian Gas Transit Below Contract Level, Ukraine Operator Says

Russia is sending less gas to Europe via Ukraine than specified in the current transit contract, Ukraine's pipeline operator said on Friday.

Icahn Launches Offer for Southwest Gas Shares, Seeks to Replace Board

Icahn's move comes days after the company adopted a shareholder rights plan to thwart a push by the investor to abandon Southwest Gas' potential $2 billion deal to buy Questar Pipelines.

Navigator Approved to Develop, Construct Heartland Greenway Pipeline System in Midwest

Navigator CO2 Ventures announced that because of commitments received during its binding open season, it has obtained the necessary board approvals to proceed with its proposed carbon capture pipeline system.

Energy Crisis Could Threaten Global Economic Recovery, Says IEA

Oil and natural gas prices have soared to multi-year highs recently, sending power prices surging to record levels as widespread energy shortages hit Asia and Europe.

Piñon Midstream’s Dark Horse Carbon Capture Facility, Pipelines in Service

Piñon Midstream announced its greenfield sour gas treating and carbon capture facility and its associated pipelines, compressor stations, and acid gas sequestration infrastructure were placed into service.

German Gas Imports Down 0.8% Year Over Year, Bill Up 55.5%

Germany imported 0.8% less natural gas in the first eight months of 2021, but its bill rose 55.5% compared with a year earlier as prices surged, data from trade statistics office BAFA showed on Wednesday.

Putin Says Russia Will Supply More Gas if Europe Asks

European gas prices have hit record levels this month, but the Kremlin has denied that Russia is withholding supplies to exert pressure for quick regulatory approval of the new Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

EU Seeking to Ensure Gas Supply to Ukraine, Commission Says

The European Union is looking at different ways to ensure Ukraine has a steady supply of natural gas this winter and is not exposed to any reduction in Russian output, the bloc's chief executive said on Tuesday.

Algeria Meeting European Gas Supply Commitments, Says Minister

Algeria's energy minister said on Tuesday the North African country was fulfilling its contractual obligations for supplying natural gas to Europe, the state news agency reported.

Energy Crunch Stokes Inflation, Economic Recovery Concerns

Authorities from Beijing to Delhi scrambled to fill a yawning power supply gap on Tuesday, triggering global stock and bond market wobbles on worries that rising energy costs will stoke inflation.

EPIC Y-Grade Completes NGL, Ethane Pipeline System from Corpus Christi to Sweeny, Texas

EPIC Y-Grade announced the completion of its 165-mile pipeline from the EPIC Robstown, Texas, fractionation complex, to the Sweeny fractionation and storage complex, which includes Phillips 66 and Chevron Phillips Chemical.

United Energy Buys 140-Mile Oklahoma Natural Gas Pipeline

United Energy announced it signed a purchase agreement for a 140-mile natural gas pipeline in Wagoner County, Oklahoma, formerly owned by Red Fork Energy.

Shale Producer APA Ends Flaring, Captures More Gas as Prices Soar

Shale oil and gas producer APA Corp on Monday said it has ended routine gas flaring at its U.S. onshore operations, delivering ahead of schedule on a pledge to halt the practice as natural gas prices soar.

Saudi Aramco Taps Banks for $12-14 Billion Gas Pipeline Loan

Saudi Aramco has asked banks to arrange a loan expected to be in the $12 billion-$14 billion range that it plans to offer to buyers of its gas pipeline network, sources said, as the oil giant advances plans to raise funds from asset sales.

Spotlight on Natural Gas Expansion

TC Energy’s Projects Should Expand Gulf Coast Access and USD Partners Add Connectivity at Stroud Terminal.

Chief Oil & Gas Explores Sale for More Than $3 Billion

Chief Oil & Gas LLC, the Appalachian exploration and production company founded and controlled by Texas wildcatter Trevor Rees-Jones, is exploring a sale that could value it at more than $3 billion.

US Worried Energy Supply Not Meeting Demand, Top Biden Adviser Says

President Joe Biden's national security adviser urged energy suppliers to lift flows to meet demand, saying that the United States was concerned about their failure to do so.

Britain's National Grid Says it Can Meet Winter Gas Demand

Britain has enough gas supply capacity to meet demand this winter, grid operator National Grid said in its winter gas outlook on Thursday, while the electricity system operator warned of tight power supplies.

Energy Price Surge Sends Shivers Through Markets as Europe Looks to Russia

Soaring energy prices caused alarm among European leaders and sent shivers through global markets on Wednesday, raising concerns of a winter fuel crisis that could play into the hands of gas-rich Russia.

U.S. Northeast Update: Appalachian Basin Gas Production Still Outpacing Pipeline Construction

The Northeast power grid is the most natural gas-dependent of all U.S. regions, and the Appalachian Basin is setting record highs for gas production. But pipeline construction and expansion projects have failed to keep up.

Gazprom's Nord Stream 2 Can Challenge EU Rules, EU Court Adviser Says

Gazprom's Swiss unit can challenge an EU gas rule that requires gas producers to be separate companies from those that control the pipeline, an adviser to the EU's top court said on Wednesday.

Dominion to Sell Questar Pipeline to Southwest Gas in Near $2 Billion Deal

Dominion Energy said on Tuesday it has agreed to sell Questar Pipeline to Southwest Gas Holdings Inc. in a deal valued at $1.975 billion.

EU Looking into Complaints that Russia Stoking Gas Price Surge

The European Commission is looking into complaints by some EU countries that Russia is using its position as a major supplier to propel the soaring price of gas in Europe, the bloc's energy policy chief said on Tuesday.

Natural Gas-Fired Generators Used More in PJM Interconnection

The rapid development of shale gas resources in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia has contributed to sustained low natural gas prices, and it has encouraged the construction of natural gas-fired power plants.