natural gas

China LNG imports could hit record levels in 2024, says PetroChina

According to PetroChina, domestic LNG imports could reach between 78 MMtpy-80 MMtpy this year, with the industrial and commercial sectors driving demand.

Deltamarin and ECOLOG collaborate on LCO2 carrier design

Deltamarin and ECOLOG have collaborated on LCO2 carrier design for the purpose of tendering at shipyards worldwide. The new design is intra-EU, short range, low pressure, and shallow draft.

KECO unveils new gas analyzer for real-time, continuous oxygen analysis

KECO introduces the OXYHOUND, a highly-efficient process gas analyzer that conducts real-time and continuous oxygen analysis of natural gas, biogas and other gas streams.

Australia gas producers endorse govt strategy, warn of shortages this decade

Australia's energy producers endorsed a government strategy to boost natural gas development, but warned the country still faces new gas supply shortfalls this decade while markets remain volatile due to global conflicts.

Gulfstream LNG export terminal (U.S.) receives FERC approval

Gulfstream LNG, under development in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, announced that it has received the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval to commence the pre-filing permitting process, kicking off the regulatory review for its proposed 4-MMtpy modular export facility.

Johnson Matthey and thyssenkrupp Uhde join forces to offer an integrated solution for blue ammonia technology

Johnson Matthey and thyssenkrupp Uhde announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly offer a fully integrated low-carbon (blue) ammonia solution

ADNOC purchases stake/offtake from NextDecade LNG (U.S.)

ADNOC announced the acquisition of a 11.7% stake in Phase 1 of NextDecade's Rio Grande LNG, along with a 20-yr LNG offtake agreement from Train 4.

Russia and China to sign Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline contract 'in near future'

Russia and China expect to a sign a contract "in the near future" on the Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline, which will carry Russian gas to China.

Natural gas flows to Freeport LNG in Texas (U.S.) at 5-month high

Natural gas flowing to Freeport LNG's export plant in Texas was on track to hit a five-month high, with a liquefaction train expected to return from a brief upset.

Shell says fire near Nigeria's Gbaran gas facility has been extinguished

Shell has confirmed a fire that broke out near its Gbaran Ubie gas facility in Nigeria's coastal Bayelsa state on Tuesday has been put out.

UAE's ADNOC planning US trading expansion

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is planning to set up a trading desk in the U.S. as part of the United Arab Emirates-backed oil and gas producer's global expansion efforts.

Waste manager WM explores $3 billion sale of renewable natural gas unit

Waste management firm WM is exploring a sale of its renewable natural gas business that could be worth about $3 B.

China LNG import capacity to grow to 250 MMtpy by 2028

PetroChina expects China's LNG import capacity to grow to 250 MMtpy by 2027-28 from about 140 MMtpy now, an official said.

U.S. Republican lawmakers urge FERC to approve LNG applications

Two influential U.S. Republican lawmakers have urged the head of the federal energy regulator to process applications for LNG projects.

Freeport LNG says all three trains in Texas facility are operational

Freeport LNG said that all three liquefaction trains in its Texas facility are in service after ending planned maintenance for the year.

Indonesia's state utility PLN sees gas demand doubling by 2040

Indonesia's state power utility expects its natural gas demand to nearly double by 2040 as it aims to build 20 gigawatt (GW) of gas-fired power plants in the quest to reach net-zero emissions by 2060.

Shell investigates smoke near Gbaran oil facility in Nigeria

Shell is investigating reports of smoke early Tuesday near its Gbaran Ubie oil and gas facility in Nigeria's coastal Bayelsa state after residents reported hearing explosions and seeing smoke near the area.

U.S. natgas prices climb 2% to 15-week high on output drop, demand rise

U.S. natural gas futures climbed about 2% to a 15-week high on Wednesday on a drop in output and forecasts for warmer weather over the next two weeks that should boost the amount of gas power generators burn to produce electricity to keep air conditioners humming.

Nextchem completes acquisition of GasConTec, adding new low-carbon hydrogen/methanol to portfolio

Nextchem completed the acquisition of GasConTec, which will add new low-carbon hydrogen/methanol technologies to the company's portfolio.

Turkey signs LNG supply deal with ExxonMobil

Turkey's state pipeline company, BOTAS, and ExxonMobil signed an LNG supply agreement, as Turkey aims to diversify its energy sources.

EUROPE GAS: Prices mixed as warm weather supports softer demand

Dutch and British wholesale gas prices were mixed on Tuesday morning as warm weather continued to stay above seasonal averages, supporting softer demand.

Asahi Kasei opens new hydrogen pilot plant in Japan

Asahi Kasei celebrated the official opening of a new hydrogen pilot plant in Kawasaki, Japan.

STATS Group and National Gas win IGEM Product of the Year Award for innovative pipeline isolation technology

STATS Group and National Gas have been awarded the prestigious IGEM/EUA Gas Industry Award for Product of the Year for their collaborative work on substantially reducing emissions on a strategically important pipeline replacement project.

Oneok to acquire strategic U.S. Gulf Coast NGL pipelines for $280 MM

ONEOK will acquire a system of NGL pipelines from Easton Energy for approximately $280 MM.

Sempra revisits choice of Bechtel on Cameron LNG expansion to cut costs

Sempra LNG is revisiting its selection of Bechtel to build its Cameron LNG expansion project in Louisiana due to rising construction costs.

TechnipFMC awarded iEPCI contract by Woodside Energy for Xena Phase 3 development

TechnipFMC has been awarded an integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (iEPCI) contract by Woodside Energy in Australia.

Gazprom loss shows struggle to fill EU gas sales gap with China

Gazprom could face a long period of poor performance as it struggles to fill the gap of lost European gas sales with its domestic market and Chinese exports.

Investments surge on strong demand outlook for LNG bunkering

Drewry projects more than 1,000 LNG-fueled vessels to be in service by 2027. However, development of the bunkering infrastructure appears to be lagging in comparison to the growth in fleet as well as the potential demand, which could take a leap of 30 MMtpy by 2028.

Slovakia lays plans to receive gas from Azerbaijan

Slovakia is laying the groundwork to receive gas from Azerbaijan through Ukraine, to further diversify its supplies away from Russia and revive earnings from transit to other countries.

NextDecade plans to take FID on LNG train 4 in 2H of this year

In the company's Q1 business update, NextDecade's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Matt Schatzman, provided an update on the company's LNG terminal project in south Texas (U.S.).