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U.S. power system cranks up gas output as cooling season kicks off

Natural gas-fired power generation in the U.S. has climbed nearly 6% through June 17 from the same period a year ago, as above-normal temperatures lifted use of power-hungry air conditioners.

Heidelburg Materials, Linde start construction on large-scale carbon capture facility

Heidelberg Materials and Linde have started construction of one of the world’s first large-scale carbon capture facilities in the cement industry.

Heygaz Biomethane to acquire Ireland's leading biogas and biomethane producer

Heygaz Biomethane reached an agreement this week to purchase the leading Irish biogas and biomethane producer, Ormonde Organics.

Electrolyzer projects rise but hydrogen demand remains a concern

Global development of hydrogen electrolyzers rose 4% in the last six months to 1.2 TW as some 55.2 GW of new projects were added.

Repsol's Saint John LNG (Canada) awards technology contract to Galileo Technologies

Through the installation of Galileo Technologies’ reliquefaction solution, Saint John LNG will be able to recover and store this resource to serve the market, especially during times of high demand.

Russia ministry seeks end to $13 B/yr gas waste

Russia's resources ministry asked the new prime minister to approve its plan to make oil firms spend billions of dollars on cutting the amount of gas wastefully flared off during oil production.

QatarEnergy, Exxon seek to remove contractor from Texas gas project

Golden Pass LNG, a JV between QatarEnergy and ExxonMobil, is asking a court to immediately oust Zachry Industrial from the $10-B LNG project, a court filing showed.

Birchcliff and AltaGas enhance long-term partnership

Birchcliff and AltaGas enhance long-term partnership announced an expanded partnership focused on reducing long-term operating costs and connecting more liquified petroleum gas into premium global markets.

Update: EU sanctions target Russian gas for the first time

European Union countries agreed on a 14th package of sanctions against Russia over its war in Ukraine, including their first restrictions on Russian gas.

U.S. natgas prices slide 2% on rising output despite summer heat

U.S. natural gas futures slid about 2% on Thursday as producers slowly increase output as power generators burn more gas to meet rising air conditioning use.

Putin says Russia is keen to partner with Vietnam in energy, security, long-term LNG supply

Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a visit to Vietnam on Thursday that Russia was keen to partner with the southeast Asian country in energy and security.

Maximum fill volume in propane, butane and LPG pressurized storage tanks

6/19/2024

This article details the maximum fill volume for propane, butane and LPG storage tanks at processing facilities.

Global Projects Data

6/19/2024

This article provides a summary of active gas processing and LNG projects around the world, including total project numbers, and market share by region and activity level.

Global pipelines construction outlook 2024—Part 2

6/19/2024

This article will provide a forecast on pipeline construction in Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and the Middle East.

Indonesia to begin construction of 245-km Java gas pipeline in July

In July, Indonesia plans to begin construction of a 245-km (152.24 mi) gas pipeline in Java to connect excess supply in eastern part of the island to buyers in the west.

TotalEnergies, NNPC to invest $550 MM in Nigeria gas facility

Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC Ltd. and TotalEnergies will invest $550 MM to develop a gas processing facility in southern Rivers state to boost exports and domestic supplies.

Woodfibre LNG receives BCEAO order to move floatel to site to house non-local workforce

Woodfibre LNG received a compliance order from the BC Environmental Assessment Office, requiring Woodfibre LNG to deploy the floatel to site and to use the vessel for non-local workforce accommodation in accordance with the amended Environmental Assessment Certificate.

Bangladesh's Petrobangla cancels LNG spot cargo deliveries

Bangladesh's Petrobangla has canceled some spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports after one of the country's two import terminals was damaged during a cyclone, leaving it unable to receive shipments.

ONEOK acquires Gulf Coast NGL pipeline system from Easton Energy

ONEOK Inc. has completed its acquisition of a system of natural gas liquids (NGL) pipelines from Easton Energy for approximately $280 MM.

Insight hub: Pipeline data assessment and analysis

6/18/2024

This article examines how an operator's pipeline data can be used to add efficiencies to operations.

McDermott awarded ECI contract for Canada's first green hydrogen/ammonia facility

McDermott has been awarded an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) agreement from Abraxas Power Corporation for the Exploits Valley Renewable Energy Corporation (EVREC) project located in Central Newfoundland.

ProSep awarded AIM and deliquidizer contracts for U.S. clients

ProSep has announced the receipt of two contract awards totaling nearly $2 MM.

Shell signs agreement to acquire Pavilion Energy

Shell Eastern Trading Pte. Ltd. has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Pavilion Energy Pte. Ltd. Pavilion Energy includes a global LNG trading business with a contracted supply volume comprising about 6.5 MMtpy.

Kazakhstan to invest heavily in new gas processing plant capacity

The Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan has initiated 60 investment projects valued at 17 trillion tenge (approximately $38 B) under the Nationwide Pool of Investment Projects.

U.S. natural gas pipeline Mountain Valley prepares for startup

U.S. natural gas pipeline venture Mountain Valley Pipeline is preparing the $7.85-B pipe from West Virginia to Virginia to operate, after receiving approval from a U.S. energy regulator.

Clean Energy expands Boron LNG facility in California (U.S.) by 50%

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that construction of a third production train at its LNG plant in Boron, California, has been completed, increasing the plant’s volume capacity by 50%.

Vast and Mabanaft advance Port Augusta green methanol project in Australia

Vast Renewables Ltd., a renewable energy company planning to power green fuels production with its concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) energy systems, announced it has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with global energy company Mabanaft to advance Solar Methanol 1 (SM1), a CSP-powered green methanol reference plant.

New Fortress Energy to deliver first LNG cargo from Altamira, Mexico plant in July

NFE today updated the timing of its first LNG expectation for its first Fast LNG unit located offshore Altamira, Mexico.

Phillips 66 to sell 25% stake in Rockies Pipeline for $1.28 B

U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 said on Friday it would sell its 25% stake in the Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) for about $1.28 B, including debt, to a subsidiary of Tallgrass Energy.

Russia's LNG industry and a possible EU ban on re-exports

The European Union is considering imposing a ban on re-exporting Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) via EU ports, saying it would help to reduce Moscow's revenues.