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Spain's gas demand falls for second year, down 11% as renewables hit record

Spain's consumption of natural gas dropped for the second year in a row in 2023, falling almost 11% as the country used more renewable sources to produce electricity.

The race for clean energy: LNG and LH2 as the next frontier in fuel technology

11/30/2023

This article presents a comparison of LNG and LH2 as fuels, and discusses the properties and characteristics of both, including energy density, transportation, storage, safety, environmental impact, availability and cost.

India announces phased introduction of biogas blending for domestic use

India will start blending compressed biogas with natural gas to boost domestic demand and cut reliance on natural gas imports, the government said in a statement on Saturday.

EU poised to propose extending energy crisis measures - official

The European Commission wants to extend emergency energy measures passed last year to cope with Europe's gas crisis to guard against future price shocks and quickly build-out renewable energy.

Optimizing waste heat recovery systems for more efficient, sustainable operations

11/2/2023

In the natural gas sector, recovering available waste heat from processing operations and converting it into carbon-free electricity can represent a significant opportunity to reduce emissions and increase energy savings.

European LNG: The current market and its future

10/18/2023

The European LNG market is often characterized as a single homogenized LNG market. However, there are several distinct LNG markets within Europe, and LNG plays different roles and has different strategic and geopolitical importance in different parts of the continent. This article examines the current state of Europe's LNG market.

Italy's Eni, Britain agree to rules for carbon capture project

Italy's Eni said it had reached an agreement with Britain's government on the key terms and conditions for providing services in one of the carbon capture and storage projects under development in the country.

Fuel gas blending: Follow the H2 signal

6/13/2023

In some cases, it may be practical to blend hydrogen (H2) into the local natural gas distribution network via an agreement with local utilities, but regardless of the strategy, blending must be carefully controlled. This article examines these challenges.

A sustainable solution to reduce Europe’s reliance on natural gas

6/13/2023

This analysis shows that Europe will need to reduce natural gas demand by 55 Bm3 this year alone to mitigate against a potentially colder winter, a possible end to Russian supplies or rebounding Asian demand. This comes at a time when Europe has little bandwidth for additional energy rationing without sustaining a steeper slowdown in economic activity.

The role of natural gas in the Asia-Pacific energy transition

In Southeast Asia, coal-fired and diesel-fired power generation are still significant parts of the energy and electricity systems. ANGEA believes that gas must play a significant role in the region’s future.

The rapid expansion of carbon capture technologies

Gas Processing & LNG had the opportunity to speak with Matthew Stevenson, Chief Revenue Officer for Svante, about their Series E fundraiser, deal with Chevron New Energies and metal-organic frameworks.

Energy firms bet big on German port as clean energy hub

Germany's only deep water port, home to its largest naval base, is where energy firms now plan to spend more than $5.5 B to help construct the clean energy infrastructure the country needs to help end its reliance on Russian gas.

UK shortlists bp, Equinor low-carbon gas power project for support

Britain shortlisted for state support a project by bp and Equinor to build a large-scale gas power plant with carbon capture and storage.

India's coal + renewables mix makes for messy energy transition

India has emerged as a renewable energy star after boosting solar capacity by a whopping 28% in 2022, rivalling China's growth rate and outpacing European heavyweights which deployed record funding on energy transition efforts last year.

Big Oil's climate targets

The world's top oil and gas companies have set varying targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations and the use of the products they sell.

Energy firms bet big on carbon capture projects in U.S., Canada

Many energy companies in North America are investing in carbon capture technologies/projects. The following are several that are being implemented in the region.

Natural gas essential to the energy transition says Australian PM

New gas projects will play a role in the energy transition, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said, as his administration seeks to pass a reform to an emissions reduction bill amid growing pressure to ban new fossil fuel projects.

Graforce to introduce plasmalysis technology that converts LNG into hydrogen

Graforce to introduce methane electrolysis (plasmalysis), which converts LNG into hydrogen. This allows large gas users to switch to clean-burning hydrogen without changing their energy supplier or method of transporting.

ABB and Pace CCS partner to drive carbon capture and storage growth

ABB and Pace CCS join forces to deliver a solution that reduces the cost of integrating carbon capture and storage (CCS) into new and existing industrial operations

Japan to emphasize natural gas/LNG and clean fuels at G7 summit

Japan plans to emphasize the importance of investments in natural gas, LNG and cleaner fuels at the G7 summit later this year.

TES and Energie 360° partner to supply renewable synthetic methane to customers

Energie 360° and TES are working together to supply eNG (renewable synthetic methane) to customers from 2027.

Tokyo Gas to free up funds to focus on decarbonization

Japan's Tokyo Gas will cut shareholder returns from the next financial year and use freed up funds to invest in technology to slash its carbon emissions.

GTI Energy launches Veritas open-source protocols to accelerate methane emissions reductions

GTI Energy has announced new open-source methane emissions measurement protocols to meet the urgent need to accurately measure and reduce methane emissions and accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy.

Japan's Kobe Steel, JERA launch new power units

Japan's biggest power generator JERA and steelmaker Kobe Steel Ltd launched two power units — a natural gas-fired and a coal-fired, respectively — the companies said.