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Russia's Gazprom Seeks Over $900 Million in Gas Dispute Damages from Polish Companies

In 2022, Poland terminated its agreement with Russia to receive Russian gas via the Yamal gas pipeline after Warsaw rejected a demand to pay for the fuel in rubles and Moscow responded by cutting off supplies.

FERC Asks Venture Global LNG to Justify Confidential Document Filings

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday asked liquefied natural gas developer Venture Global LNG to explain the basis for its extensive filing of confidential documents in its Calcasieu Pass LNG export terminal.

SONATRACH and Huawei Launch Smart Fiber Sensing Solution for Oil, Gas Pipelines

This innovative solution integrates advanced fiber optic sensing technology to enhance pipeline security, intelligence, and operational efficiency.

Kimmeridge Makes $2.1 Billion Offer for SilverBow, Proposing Pipeline Assets Merger

Kimmeridge Energy Management has submitted a new offer to acquire SilverBow Resources that values the U.S. oil and gas producer at close to $2.1 billion, including debt, the investment firm said on Wednesday.

Freeport LNG's Feedgas Intake Plummets Amidst Operational Challenges

Feedgas intake at the second largest U.S. LNG plant has fallen by almost half over the last week, according to data provider LSEG.

CNX Resources Delays Production Activities, Expects Volume Decline Amid Weak Gas Prices

U.S. energy firm CNX Resources said on Tuesday it expects lower production volumes in 2024 as it is delaying some well completion activities amid weak natural gas prices.

Shell's LNG, Gas, and Power Trading Chief Steve Hill to Depart Company

Hill joined Shell in 2016 following the $53 billion acquisition of rival BG Group. He has headed Shell Energy, which oversees business-to-business LNG, gas and power trading, part of the company's downstream division.

Japan Bolsters LNG Supplies, Relying More on Allies Australia and U.S.

Resource-scarce Japan is shoring up long-term supplies of liquefied natural gas from close allies Australia and the United States as key contracts from providers including Russia are set to expire by the early 2030s.

EQT and Equitrans Midstream to Merge in $5.5 Billion Natural Gas Deal

EQT Corp., the leading U.S. natural gas producer, is set to acquire Equitrans Midstream in a deal valued at $5.5 billion. The merger will bolster cost-effective production and transportation of natural gas by incorporating over 2,000 miles of pipeline infrastructure into EQT's operations.

Enbridge Completes Acquisition of EOG from Dominion Energy, Expanding Gas Utility Portfolio

Enbridge Inc. announced the closing of its acquisition of The East Ohio Gas Company (EOG) from Dominion Energy, Inc. The gas utility will be doing business as Enbridge Gas Ohio and will join Enbridge's Gas Distribution and Storage Business Unit.

AG&P LNG Acquires 49% Stake in Vietnam's Cai Mep LNG Terminal

Singapore-based Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific LNG (AG&P), a unit of U.S. investment and development firm Nebula Energy, has acquired a 49% stake in Vietnam's Cai Mep LNG terminal, it said in a statement on Thursday.

Santos Faces Fresh Legal Setback Over $2.4 Billion Narrabri Gas Project

The decision returns the project to the uncertainty of a legal dispute months after Santos won a court battle allowing it to resume pipeline construction at its Barossa gas project.

Temasek Shortlists Saudi Aramco, Shell for Pavilion Energy Asset Sale

Singapore's Temasek Holdings has shortlisted energy giants Shell and Saudi Aramco among a handful of companies to purchase most of the assets of LNG trading firm Pavilion Energy, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

India Plans $4.95 Billion Natural Gas Pipeline Network for Kashmir, Northeast Region

India expects investment of about $4.95 billion from companies to build natural gas pipeline infrastructure in its northeastern states and northern federal territories of Kashmir and Ladakh, a minister said on Monday.

TC Energy to Sell 295-Mile Portland Natural Gas Transmission System for $1.14 Billion

TC Energy said on Monday it has agreed to sell its Portland Natural Gas Transmission System to BlackRock and Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners for $1.14 billion.

Projects March 2024

FERC approves MVP’s Southgate gas pipeline extension; Regulator clears Trans Mountain, completion back on; Santos’ subsea pipeline clears construction hurdle; and more!

Snam Enters Exclusive Talks to Acquire Edison's Gas Storage Assets in Italy

Energy group Edison said on Monday it started exclusive talks with gas grid operator Snam over the sale of its natural gas storage assets in Italy.

Endesa's CEO Optimistic About $585 Million Nigerian LNG Contract Arbitration

Endesa CEO Jose Bogas said on Wednesday he was optimistic about the outcome of a $585 million arbitration case related to a price review of a long-term LNG supply contract in Nigeria.

Russia to Ban Gasoline Exports for Six Months Starting March 1

Russia on Tuesday ordered a six-month ban on gasoline exports from March 1 to keep prices stable amid rising demand from consumers and farmers and to allow for maintenance of refineries in the world's second largest oil exporter.

Qatar's LNG Expansion Plans Set to Squeeze Out U.S., Rivals

Qatar's planned expansion of LNG production could see it control nearly 25% share of the global market by 2030 and squeeze out rival projects including in the United States where President Biden paused new export approvals, market experts said.

Pipeline Firm ONEOK Posts Higher Fourth-Quarter Profit on Strong Volumes

ONEOK, which has about 50,000-mile long network of pipelines, said its Rocky Mountain region natural gas liquids (NGL) raw feed throughput volumes rose by 20%, compared to last year.

Qatar Expands Gas Output Amid Plummeting Global Prices

Qatar will further raise gas production despite a steep drop in global gas prices, pushing ahead with plans to extract more of the resource amidst fierce competition with rivals such as the United States.

U.S. Regulators Set April Deadline for Decision on Venture Global LNG Permit Extension

U.S. energy regulators on Friday said they would decide quickly on liquefied natural gas developer Venture Global LNG's request for a one-year extension to its construction permit for its Calcasieu Pass LNG plant in Louisiana.

Chesapeake Plans to Cut Output, Spending Amid Oversupplied Natural Gas Market

Chesapeake Energy said it would cut spending and natural gas output this year as it sees the market being "oversupplied", causing the company's shares to rise more than 7% on Wednesday.

Chesapeake Energy Beats Q4 Profit Estimates Amid Lower Expenses, Production Decline

Chesapeake Energy beat Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on Tuesday as the natural gas producer saw a steep decline in its operating expenses.

Guyana's $1.9 Billion Gas-to-Power Project Pushed to 2025

Guyana will delay until 2025 its biggest effort to capitalize on its energy bounty, a $1.9 billion gas-to-power project that was to start this year, using untapped gas to slash electricity costs, a Ministry of Natural Resources consultant said on Tuesday.

CenterPoint Energy to Sell 12,000-Mile Pipeline Network in Louisiana, Mississippi for $1.2 Billion

CenterPoint Energy said on Tuesday it would sell its natural gas assets in Louisiana and Mississippi for $1.2 billion to Bernhard Capital Partners, as the electric and gas utility plans to focus on its regulated business.

Equitrans Delays Mountain Valley Natural Gas Pipeline Again, Increases Projected Cost

U.S. energy firm Equitrans Midstream has delayed the estimated completion of its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia to the second quarter from the first quarter due in part to adverse weather in January.

EQT Misses Quarterly Profit Estimates on Lower Prices, Plans Moderate Drilling Expansion

EQT Corp., the largest U.S. natural gas producer, missed fourth-quarter profit estimates on Tuesday, as higher sales volumes were offset by lower gas prices.

EU Sees No Need to Extend Deal on Russian Gas Transit via Ukraine

The European Union sees no need to extend an agreement to transport Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine, ahead of the contract's planned expiry at the end of the year, the bloc's energy policy chief said on Thursday.