natural gas

HPLNG delays commissioning of Chhara LNG import terminal in India

HPLNG delays commissioning of Chhara LNG import terminal in Gujarat, India.

Texas operators turn to flaring amid weak gas prices

Operators drilling for oil in Texas are scrambling to dispose of excess natural gas amid a supply glut and weak prices, prompting a sharp rise in flaring requests.

Ukraine hopes to boost winter gas storage for Europe by 60%

Ukraine hopes to store around 4 Bm3 of gas for foreign companies and traders this winter, up 60% from last year, despite Russian airstrikes on the country's energy infrastructure.

Shell exits China power market businesses, renews focus on natural gas

Shell has exited China's power markets as part of CEO Wael Sawan's drive to focus on more profitable operations, including its natural gas and oil businesses.

U.S. natgas flows rise to 3-week high as Texas Freeport pulls in more fuel

The amount of natural gas flowing to the seven U.S. LNG export plants was on track to rise by about 5% to a three-week high as Freeport LNG in Texas started to pull in more feedgas.

Turkey in talks with ExxonMobil over multibillion-dollar LNG deal

Turkey is in talks with U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil over a multi-billion-dollar deal to buy LNG, in an effort to curb its dependence on Russian energy.

bp signs long-term LNG agreement with Korea Gas Corp

bp has entered into a long term LNG sale and purchase agreement with South Korea's state run Korea Gas Corp.

PetroChina profit boosted by stronger gas sales and fuel demand

China's top energy producer PetroChina posted a 4.7% rise in first-quarter net income helped by growth in natural gas and a recovery in fuel demand.

Top Tellurian executives poised for big payday if LNG plant goes ahead

Top executives of U.S. LNG developer Tellurian Inc could earn tens of millions of dollars if its proposed Driftwood LNG plant gets a green light, or if company is sold.

As demand for U.S. LNG booms, one plant struggles to stay online

The second-largest U.S. LNG export facility has been running below 80% of its capacity due to technical problems, data from financial firm LSEG showed, denting U.S. exports.

U.S. natgas drops on lower feedgas to Freeport LNG, storage surplus

U.S. natural gas futures slipped ahead of the expiration of the May contract, weighed down by a drop in feedgas to Freeport LNG's Texas export terminal and a huge surplus of gas in storage.

TotalEnergies chief calls potential EU sanctions on Russian LNG a financial boon

Sanctions on Russian gas from the Yamal LNG project would cause prices to spike and profit global gas sellers including TotalEnergies, chief executive Patrick Pouyanne said, in response to an analyst question about the impact of potential EU sanctions.

Asia spot LNG prices fall for first time in over two months

Asian spot LNG prices dropped slightly for the first time in more than two months this week over expectations of weak demand, amid easing concerns around supply due to tensions in the Middle East.

European Commission expected to propose new sanctions on Russian LNG

The European Commission's next sanctions package is expected to propose restrictions on Russian LNG for the first time, including a ban on trans-shipments in the EU and measures on three Russian LNG projects.

U.S. natgas prices drop 5% on forecasts for less demand

U.S. natural gas futures slipped about 5% on an outlook for reduced heating demand next week and on the eve of a closely watched weekly federal storage report.

DTE Energy misses quarterly profit estimates on natgas unit weakness

Electric and gas utility DTE Energy missed Wall Street estimates for the first-quarter profit, hurt by weakness in its natural gas unit.

Equinor to expand LNG trading, eyes deals in Europe, Asia, senior exec says

Norwegian energy group Equinor plans to expand its LNG trading business and is in talks with a number of potential buyers in Europe and Southeast Asia.

First tanker in 12 days sets sail from Freeport LNG in Texas (U.S.)

The first tanker in 12 days set sail from Freeport LNG's Texas export terminal, signaling the resumption of gas processing after an outage this month.

Rising spot LNG prices starting to bite some Asian buyers

There are early signs that the rise in the spot price for LNG for delivery to Asia to a three-month high is starting to crimp demand from price-sensitive buyers such as India.

Pressure on gas and LNG prices to help switch from coal, says J.P. Morgan

Global natural gas prices will come under pressure through the end of the decade as supply and shipping infrastructure grow rapidly, particularly in Qatar and the U.S., J.P. Morgan said in a report.

Russia does not rule out LNG exports stagnating in next 4 years

Russia's LNG exports could stagnate in the next four years under the two less-rosy of three Economy Ministry scenarios - a sign that Western sanctions might be cramping Moscow's energy plans.

Canada's TC Energy says NGTL pipeline system resumes normal operations after fire

TC Energy's NGTL gas pipeline system in the western Canadian province of Alberta has resumed normal operations after a rupture prompted the company to reduce pressure on a segment of the line.

Mitsui to join with ADNOC and others in LNG project in UAE

Japan's Mitsui & Co plans to participate in a $7-B LNG project in the United Arab Emirates, teaming up with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and others.

Spain's gas use falls again despite recovery in industrial demand

Spain's gas demand fell 4% in the first quarter of the year as a drop in use to produce electricity and keep homes warm during a mild winter offset a higher industry requirement.

Russia's Gazprom ships first LNG cargo this year from Portovaya to Asia around Africa

Russia's Gazprom is shipping its first cargo of LNG to Asia this year from its Portovaya plant on the Baltic Sea, travelling around the southern tip of Africa in order to avoid the Red Sea.

U.S. natural gas consumption set annual and monthly records during 2023

In 2023, the United States consumed a record-high 89.1 Bcfd of natural gas, marking a 4% average annual increase in consumption since 2018.

Hong Kong's Wah Kwong orders more LNG carriers banking on growing trade

Hong Kong-based shipping company Wah Kwong is finalizing a deal later this month to double the number of LNG carriers that it has ordered to four, as it eyes growing global trade in the superchilled fuel.

First tanker in 11 days arrives at troubled Freeport LNG export plant

The first LNG tanker to dock at Freeport LNG's gas liquefaction plant in 11 days arrived on over the weekend.

U.S. natural gas prices up over 1% on rising feedgas to Freeport LNG

U.S. natural gas futures rose more than 1%, as an increase in feedgas to the Freeport LNG export plant and a drop in output outweighed lower demand forecasts for next week and mild weather outlook.

Technip Energies OQ’s Marsa LNG project in Oman

Technip Energies has been awarded a substantial contract by TotalEnergies and OQ for the Marsa LNG bunkering project located in Sohar, Oman.