Business & Markets

GHD and PG&E Partner on Hydrogen, Natural Gas Blending Project in California

GHD has entered a partnership with PG&E to conduct a complete study of different levels of hydrogen blends in natural gas pipeline systems.

Energy Transfer, Gunvor Ink 20-Year LNG Supply Deal

U.S. pipeline company Energy Transfer LP will supply two million tonnes of LNG per annum to the Singapore unit of trading house Gunvor Group Ltd. as part of a 20-year deal signed on Monday.

NextDecade Executes 15-Year US LNG Deal with France’s Engie

NextDecade Corp. announced the execution of a 15-year sale and purchase agreement with Engie SA for the supply of LNG from NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG export project (RGLNG) in Brownsville, Texas.

Enterprise Products Sees Volumes Rise 16% on Crude Pipeline

Enterprise Products Partners' reported volumes climbed 16% on its Midland-to-ECHO pipeline, which transports crude from the heart of the Permian basin to Enterprise's ECHO terminal in Houston.

Origin Energy's Revenue from APLNG Project Jumps 78% on Strong Prices

Australia's Origin Energy posted a 78% jump in third-quarter revenue on Friday from its stake in the Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) project due to higher spot LNG prices and realized oil prices.

Portugal Plans to Use Sines Port for Shipping LNG to Europe

Portugal plans to double the capacity at Sines port to handle LNG tankers and transfer the LNG on smaller vessels to European countries dependent on piped gas from Russia.

Chevron's Profit Nearly Quadruples, Vows More Natural Gas Investment

Chevron Corp. posted its highest quarterly profit in 10 years on Friday as oil and gas prices surged and said it was looking to boost investment in natural gas on rising world demand.

Shell Sees Volumes on Mars Oil Pipeline System Rise in First Quarter

Shell Midstream Partners said volumes on its Mars oil pipeline system, a major corridor oil pipeline in the offshore Gulf of Mexico, rose during the first quarter, as repairs completed in the wake of Hurricane Ida allowed it to run at normal operating levels.

Atlanta Gas Light to Double Capacity with Expansion of Georgia LNG Facility

Atlanta Gas Light announced plans to expand its LNG facility in Cherokee County, Georgia, by adding a second LNG tank at the location, allowing it to double its capacity and stay ahead of projected natural gas demands.

Virginia Natural Gas to Deploy Drones to Inspect 5,500 Miles of Gas Pipeline

Virginia Natural Gas said it will use drones to perform equipment inspections across its natural gas infrastructure. The drones will begin flights across Hampton Roads conducting inspections of critical infrastructure, right-of-way assessments, and 5,500 miles of gas pipeline.

Duke Energy Invests in Two Renewable Natural Gas Projects in North Carolina

Duke Energy has invested in two new projects to convert landfill gas from two North Carolina landfills into renewable natural gas. Each project is projected to produce roughly 500,000 dekatherms of RNG each year.

Uniper Sees Russian Gas Imports as Safe Despite Supply Stop to Poland, Bulgaria

Uniper sees Russian gas flows into Germany as secure for now despite a halt in supplies to Poland and Bulgaria as transit volumes headed elsewhere would be unaffected, Germany's top importer of Russian gas said on Wednesday.

Anaergia Commissions First of Seven Renewable Natural Gas Facilities in Italy

Anaergia Inc. has commissioned its Easy Energia Ambiente facility on Wednesday in Pontinia, Italy. The facility will convert food waste diverted from landfills into renewable natural gas that will be injected into the region’s gas pipelines.

DOE Issues Export Authorizations to LNG Projects in Texas, Louisiana

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued two long-term orders authorizing an additional 0.5 Bcf/d of LNG exports from two LNG export projects: Golden Pass LNG in Texas and Magnolia LNG in Louisiana.

Argentina Seeking $10 Billion Investment to Jump-Start LNG Exports

Argentina, battling a deep and costly energy deficit, is looking to attract some $10 billion in private investment to help it jump-start exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by 2027.

TES Commences LNG Open Season at Wilhelmshaven Green Energy Hub

Tree Energy Solutions has commenced an open season to fast-track LNG imports into Europe through its Wilhelmshaven regasification terminal. It will offer direct access to an extensive gas pipeline network at Etzel with proximity to the Groningen gas grid infrastructure.

Russia Cuts Natural Gas to Poland, Bulgaria, Taking Aim at European Economies

Russia halted gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland on Wednesday for rejecting its demand for payment in rubles, taking direct aim at European economies in its toughest retaliation so far against international sanctions over the war in Ukraine.

Argentina Targets LNG Price of $30-32/MMBtu in New Tender

Argentina, racing to secure winter gas supply, is targeting a LNG price of $30-32 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) in a new tender to buy 12 cargoes, the head of the state energy firm directing the process told Reuters.

TC Energy Eyes Alberta Site for Hydrogen Production Hub

TC Energy Corp. has begun evaluating plans for a hydrogen production hub on 140 acres in Crossfield, Alberta. The proposed hub would produce an estimated 60 tonnes of hydrogen per day, with the capacity to increase to 150 tonnes per day.

Enterprise, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to Collaborate on Houston Area CO2 Project

Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (OLCV) and Enterprise Products Operating LLC have signed a letter of intent to work toward a potential CO2 transportation and sequestration solution for the Texas Gulf Coast.

Poland: Russia Threatened to Halt Yamal Pipeline Gas Wednesday

Gazprom said it will halt natural gas supplies along the Yamal pipeline from Wednesday morning, Poland's PGNiG said, although the Polish government said it had sufficient reserves.

Floating LNG Terminal to Enter Operation at Start of 2023 in Germany

A floating LNG gas terminal will enter operation at the start of 2023 in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein, feeding 5 billion cubic meters of gas into the German gas grid annually.

Application of Pipeline Cleaning Robot in Liquefied Natural Gas Pipelines

Pipelines used to provide gas for the production of LNG use many butt-jointed valves. Similarly, when welding the valves, debris for grinding and welding spatter slag and dust will remain inside the pipes.

S.Africa's Transnet Plans Tender for New Richards Bay LNG Terminal

South Africa's state-owned freight logistics firm Transnet said it will go to the market within weeks for a new LNG terminal to be built at the east coast Richards Bay port by 2026

Permian Highway Pipeline Launches Binding Open Season for Expansion Project

Permian Highway Pipeline has launched a binding open season to solicit commitments for an expansion project that will increase natural gas takeaway from the Permian Basin to the Gulf Coast.

TC Energy Forms Partnership to Develop Renewable Natural Gas Transportation Hubs

TC Energy and GreenGasUSA plan to develop a network of natural gas transportation hubs, including RNG. The hubs will be under development in several states along TC Energy’s 32,700-mile U.S. natural gas pipeline system.

Gazprom May Lose a Third of Its Gas Exports to Europe in 2022 — Analysts

Gazprom's gas exports to Europe could fall by around a third this year due to the crisis in Ukraine, rivalry with LNG, and plans to switch to ruble payments, analysts said.

Technip Energies Sees 'Complicated' Road Ahead for Russia's Arctic LNG 2 Project

Technip Energies expects the latest European sanctions against Russia to have a more direct impact on the execution of LNG project Arctic LNG 2.

Shell in Talks with Chinese Firms to Sell Stake in Russian Gas Project

Energy giant Shell is in talks with some Chinese companies to sell its stake in a major Russian gas project amid sanctions imposed on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine.

Moldova Pays Russia's Gazprom in Full for April Gas Supplies

Moldova has paid Russian gas producer Gazprom in full for its gas consumption in April, the head of state energy firm Moldovagaz Vadim Ceban said.