natural gas

EnerMech’s fast track expertise safely supports progress of vital LNG projects

EnerMech, and its alliance partner Offshore Technical Services, have been instrumental in helping fast track the first phase of a major project to import LNG to Germany as the country races to reduce its dependence on Russian energy.

Russia's LNG supplies to Europe hit monthly record high in November

Supplies of Russian LNG to Europe reached a monthly high of 1.75 Mmt, while deliveries to China declined.

Australia Pacific LNG resumes production and cargo loading

Production of LNG and the loading of cargoes have resumed at Australia Pacific LNG after a loaded tanker that was stuck at the facility was moved.

Trinidad's Atlantic LNG restructuring to shrink Shell's stake, boost bp's

Shell's ownership in Trinidad and Tobago's Atlantic LNG facility will shrink, while bp and Trinidad's state-owned National Gas Co will increase their stakes in a restructuring agreement to be signed this week.

TES and Toho Gas sign agreement for close collaboration for the value chain of e-NG

TES and Toho Gas Co., Ltd. announce that both companies have signed a comprehensive agreement to explore the development of an e-NG supply chain in order to support Japan’s decarbonization goals.

Australia Pacific LNG deliveries disrupted due to tanker outage

Shipments of LNG from Australia Pacific LNG have come to a halt after a loaded tanker docked at the site lost power.

OMV and Cheniere sign long-term LNG supply agreement

OMV announced the signing of a long-term sale and purchase agreement with US-based company Cheniere Energy, Inc. covering the supply of up to 850,000 tpy of LNG beginning in late 2029.

U.S. natgas prices hold steady as surprise storage build offsets rising demand

U.S. natural gas futures were little changed as a surprise build in weekly storage and forecasts for less cold weather through mid-December than previously expected offset a drop in output over the past few days and forecasts for higher demand over the next two weeks.

Train 1 restarts after trip at Freeport LNG plant, Texas (U.S.)

Freeport LNG reported that during the operation of its liquefaction plant in Texas.

Russian pipeline gas exports to Europe down 4.3% in November

Average daily natural gas supplies to Europe by Russian energy giant Gazprom were down 4.3% in November from their October levels.

U.S. November LNG exports approach record levels amid higher output

U.S. LNG exports in November rose to the second highest monthly production level on record, 7.99 Mmt of the superchilled gas.

Asia spot LNG prices fall to 7-week low on tepid demand, improved supply

Asian spot LNG prices fell this week to a 7-week low despite cold weather, as demand remains muted and global supply conditions ease after recent maintenance and geopolitical tensions.

New inlet feed gas conditioning technology for contaminant removal in amine units

12/1/2023

While many amine units function well over the life of the LNG facility, some are prone to periodic or even frequent foaming events. This article discusses likely causes and potential solutions to these foaming episodes in amine units, which also apply to gas treating in general.

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.

Venture Global seeks approval to start utilities systems at Calcasieu Pass LNG

Venture Global LNG sought permission from federal regulators to place utilities systems into service at its Calcasieu Pass export plant in Louisiana, in a filing with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Shell authorizes engineering, construction work on Manatee gas field

Shell PLC has authorized contractor McDermott International Ltd to start engineering work on its Manatee gas field development project off Trinidad and Tobago's east coast.

Kyiv proposes reversing Trans-Balkan gas pipeline flows through Ukraine

Ukraine's state gas transit operator proposed reversing gas flows through the Trans-Balkan pipeline, which would allow gas to be pumped from the Balkans to Central and Eastern European countries through Ukraine.

Topsoe and Standard Gas sign MoU to collaborate on UK-based renewable natural gas and methanol project

Topsoe announces it has signed an MoU with Standard Gas, a decarbonization technology company, to collaborate on a UK-based project to produce renewable natural gas and methanol from residual waste feedstocks.

Cheniere inks natural gas supply deal with ARC Resources

Cheniere Energy has signed a natural gas supply deal with Canada-based ARC Resources as the U.S. LNG exporter ramps up its efforts to commercialize the expansion of its Sabine Pass facility.

Port Hedland, WA, boosts LNG production and bunkering, aiming for IMO 2050 'zero-emissions' with onboard hydrogen

Pilbara Clean Fuels Pty Ltd is progressing a development concept for a new, mid-scale, low carbon footprint LNG plant to be located at Port Hedland in Western Australia, the world’s largest iron ore export port.

Centrica pumps gas from Rough storage into UK grid as demand rises

British Gas owner Centrica has released stored gas from its largest storage facility into the national grid for the first time this winter, it said on Tuesday, seeking to manage rising heating demand and contain prices.

Delfin signs 15-year LNG supply agreement with Gunvor

Delfin Midstream Inc said it had entered into a long-term LNG supply agreement with global commodity trader Gunvor.

Russia's monthly gas output up in Oct, down in Jan-Oct

Russia's gas output rose for the third month in row in October but overall gas production in the first 10 months of the year fell.

Bangladesh's Summit Group in final talks to sign LNG deal with Petrobangla

Bangladesh's Summit Group is in the last stage of discussions with the government to provide the nation with supplies of LNG.

OPEC head accuses IEA of vilifying fossil fuel industry

OPEC Secretary General Haitham Al Ghais accused the International Energy Agency of vilifying the oil and gas industry, in the latest clash between the groups over climate policy.

Russia expects to reach agreement on gas hub project with Turkey soon

Moscow and Ankara are set to reach agreement on the creation of a natural gas hub in Turkey in the nearest future.

Moody's lifts Czech Republic outlook on lower Russian gas reliance

Ratings agency Moody's upgraded its outlook on the Czech Republic to "stable" from "negative", citing significant reduction in risks related to the country's dependence on Russian gas supply.

Pakistan LNG gets bids from OQ Trading, others in Jan import tender

Pakistan LNG Ltd's import tender for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo for delivery in January drew bids from OQ Trading, QatarEnergy Trading, Trafigura and Vitol, it said in a notice on Friday.

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.

Brazil's Petrobras to invest $102 billion in next five years

Brazil's Petrobras will invest around $102 B within the 2024-2028 period, representing a major boost in expected investments by the state-run oil company.