greenhouse gas

Mild winter weather may lead to persistently high natural gas inventories through 2025

The surplus to the five-year average grew over winter 2023–24 because of mild weather, low natural gas consumption, and high natural gas production. In our April Short-Term Energy Outlook, the U.S. EIA expects natural gas inventories to remain relatively high and natural gas spot prices to remain relatively low through 2025.

Mubadala-backed Atvos inks deal to build $69 MM biomethane plant in Brazil

Brazilian ethanol producer Atvos has signed an agreement to build a biomethane factory in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, with investments seen at more than $69.4 MM.

NextChem and Vallourec to merge green ammonia tech with hydrogen storage for "Power-To-X" projects

Maire announces that NextChem, through its subsidiary NextChem Tech, and Vallourec, agreed to cooperate on the integration of NextChem’s proprietary green ammonia technology with Vallourec’s Delphy hydrogen storage technology and its subsequent commercialization.

UK's greenhouse gas emissions fell 5.4% in 2023 on lower gas use

Britain's greenhouse gas emissions fell by 5.4% in 2023, government data showed, with less gas used to generate electricity and heat homes.

European coal-to-gas fuel switching set to continue this year

The fall of European wholesale gas prices to levels from before the Ukraine war and greater use of renewable energy is encouraging more electricity utilities to ditch heavily polluting coal, further pushing coal out of the power mix.

Methane to become key criteria for future EU energy imports

The EU will increasingly use methane emissions as a criteria for deciding who it buys energy from in the future, an official said at a U.N. methane conference, urging other major importers to do the same.

Viridi Energy developing renewable natural gas facility in Maine (U.S.)

Viridi Energy said it has acquired a biosolids digester plant in Brunswick, Maine, (U.S.) as part of its plans to develop a facility to convert waste into RNG in the state.

TES partners with 7 large international companies to create a global e-NG coalition

TES has entered into an MOU with other large international companies to sponsor the creation of a global coalition, the e-NG Coalition, which is exclusively dedicated to electric natural gas (e-NG or e-natural gas), also referred to as e-methane.

Technip Energies and GE Vernova drive UK's net-zero with gas power and carbon capture project

Technip Energies, leader of a consortium with GE Vernova, and construction partner, Balfour Beatty, received a Letter of Intent from bp, on behalf of NZT Power Limited for the execution phase of the Net Zero Teesside Power in the UK.

Shell publishes Energy Transition Strategy 2024

Shell has published its first energy transition update since the launch of its Powering Progress strategy in 2021 and with this energy transition update, Shell is focusing on how the same strategy delivers “less emissions”.

Nigeria announces reforms to lure oil and gas investment

Nigeria will offer tax credits and streamline contracting processes for new oil and gas projects, the Information Minister said, in a move by Africa's top energy producer to attract much-needed investment.

U.S. natural gas pipeline accidents pose big, unreported climate threat

Accidental pipeline leaks – caused by things like punctures, corrosion, severe weather and faulty equipment - happen routinely and are a climate menace that is not currently counted in the official U.S. tally of greenhouse gas emissions, according to an examination of public data and regulatory documents.

India's Hydrogen Ambitions: Powering the Future with Green Fuel

India has launched the ambitious National Green Hydrogen Mission in January 2023, aiming to become a global leader in the production, utilization, and export of this clean fuel.

Global Project Data

3/7/2024

A snapshot of the global gas processing and LNG project landscape.

Mitigating methane emissions: Digital strategies for the energy industry

3/7/2024

As the world continues to prioritize solutions to curb climate change, more digital tools will help scale innovation and assist hard-to-abate industries with accelerating their GHG mitigation efforts. This article dives into how digital technologies are helping to mitigate emissions.

CycleØ acquires Biogasclean to increase fully circular green gas production

CycleØ Group Limited announced its acquisition of Biogasclean, a Danish supplier of biological methanation and desulphurization systems.

U.S. EPA removes existing natgas plants from proposed carbon rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it will exclude existing natural gas power plants from its proposed carbon regulations that it plans to finalize in April, narrowing the scope of the initial proposal that would have required stringent controls on those facilities.

Yokogawa releases OpreX carbon footprint tracer to support decarbonization in the process manufacturing industries

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announced the development and release of OpreX Carbon Footprint Tracer, a solution in the OpreX Transformation lineup that targets the carbon footprint management needs of companies in the process manufacturing industries.

Heidelberg Materials North America announces latest step in Edmonton CCUS Project

Heidelberg Materials North America announced a significant milestone in its two-stage competitive procurement process as it works to select the capture technology and contractor for providing the CO2 separation solution for its Edmonton, Alberta, Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Project.

STX Group announce unique financing partnership with Biovalue for Dutch biomethane plant

STX Group announced the financing partnership with BioValue for the construction and development of the Groengas Cothen biomethane plant.

Germany outlines $17-B plan to subsidize gas-to-hydrogen shift

Germany's government has agreed plans to subsidize gas power plants that can switch to hydrogen with a price tag of $17 B in subsidies as part of efforts to supplement intermittent renewable energy and speed up the transition to low carbon generation.

NextChem and Engie collaborate on advanced biomethane technology

Maire announced that NextChem, through its subsidiary NextChem Tech, and ENGIE agreed to cooperate on the development and commercialization of an advanced biomethane technology to produce synthetic methane from dry biomass waste.

Jenbacher engines to power Poland’s largest gas-fueled power plant, replacing coal power

INNIO Group announced that five Jenbacher J920 FleXtra engines will power a 50 MWe combined heat and power project in Bydgoszcz, Poland, for PGE Energia Ciepła S.A.

INEOS polymer used to create world’s first sustainable gas pipeline

INEOS produced bio-based high-density polyethylene has been used to create the world’s first fully sustainable gas pipeline. Installed by French gas utility network operator, GRDF, the pipeline only uses the low carbon footprint polymer.

Glander International Bunkering and Rohe Solutions Oy complete Kokkola port’s first LNG supply

Global bunker trading firm, Glander International Bunkering collaborated with LNG supplier Rohe Solutions Oy to supply LNG by truck to oil/chemical tanker SAANA.

Nextchem awarded a pre-FEED by Engie for the production of 2nd generation biomethane in France

MAIRE announces that Nextchem, through its subsidiary NextChem Tech, has been awarded a new contract by Engie to carry out a pre-FEED for the gasification and methanation of the waste wood as well as the implementation of a carbon capture unit for the Salamandre project in the Normandy region.

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.

US unveils clean hydrogen plan, nuclear power role uncertain

The U.S. proposed rules for how energy companies can access billions of dollars in tax credits for producing low-carbon hydrogen using new clean energy sources but left thorny issues, such as how nuclear power could benefit, uncertain.

Woodside Energy to supply LNG to Pilbara Minerals unit

Woodside Energy said it had signed a sales and purchase agreement with a unit of Pilbara Minerals for the supply of domestic LNG from its Pluto Truck Loading Facility in Western Australia.

Mexico emitted 'extreme' amounts of methane from gas pipeline, scientists find

Mexico emitted "extreme" amounts of methane from a natural gas pipeline running through its northern border state Durango in 2019, a research paper published on Tuesday showed, citing data collected from satellites.