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Golden Pass LNG construction could return to normal after settlement

Work to complete the QatarEnergy and ExxonMobil $11-B LNG project in Texas could speed up following a settlement agreement allowing the joint venture to choose a new contractor to take over the development.

Argent LNG selects GTT onshore tank technology to develop its liquefaction facility in Louisiana (U.S.)

Argent LNG's phased development in Port Fourchon, Louisiana will include GTT, a cryogenic membrane containment system used in the transport and storage of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

U.S. natgas prices slide 3% on rising output, oversupply in storage

U.S. natural gas futures slid about 3% on Tuesday on rising output and an ongoing oversupply of gas in storage.

Update: Freeport LNG in Texas resumes exports as gas processing ramps up

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The second largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter in the U.S., Freeport LNG, has resumed shipments after shutting operations ahead of Hurricane Beryl, with processing on track to reach about half its capacity on Monday.

Australia's Woodside Energy to buy US LNG developer Tellurian for $1.2 billion

Australia's Woodside Energy said it had agreed to buy U.S. liquefied natural gas developer Tellurian, including its U.S. Gulf Coast Driftwood LNG export project, for $1.2 B including debt.

Australia's Woodside Energy to buy US LNG developer Tellurian for $1.2 billion (1)

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Australia's Woodside Energy said it had agreed to buy U.S. liquefied natural gas developer Tellurian, including its U.S. Gulf Coast Driftwood LNG export project, for $1.2 B including debt.

Texas tanker bottleneck grows on slow Freeport LNG restart after Beryl

The number of liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers waiting to load at Freeport LNG in Texas has increased since the U.S. second largest exporter of the supercooled gas halted processing ahead of Hurricane Beryl’s landfall last week.

Global LNG: Asia spot prices supported by Freeport LNG outage, summer demand

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices held steady this week on the back of support from an outage at U.S. Freeport LNG which saw some cargo cancellations, and as summer weather boosted demand.

U.S. DOE, ARCHES sign $12.6-B hydrogen hub project in California (U.S.)

The U.S. Department of Energy and ARCHES announced the official signing of a landmark $12.6-B agreement to build a clean, renewable hydrogen hub in California (U.S.).

Sempra, Bechtel agree on EPC contract for Port Arthur LNG Phase 2 project in Texas (U.S.)

Sempra Infrastructure announced that Port Arthur LNG Phase 2 and Bechtel Energy have signed a fixed-price engineering, procurement and construction contract for the Port Arthur LNG Phase 2 project under development in Port Arthur, Texas.

Gevo provides renewable natural gas production update

Gevo Inc. has announced that its renewable natural gas (RNG) business recently achieved record production levels.

Chesapeake Utilities receives approval for new infrastructure to support three Florida RNG projects

Chesapeake Utilities Corp.’s subsidiary, Peninsula Pipeline Company (PPC), has received approval from the Florida Public Service Commission for three projects that expand natural gas infrastructure to benefit customers of Florida City Gas (FCG), also a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities.

Update: U.S. LNG natgas feedgas on track to fall to 12-wk low

The amount of natural gas flowing to U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plants was on track to drop to a 12-wk low on Wednesday due to reductions at several plants, including Freeport LNG in Texas.

Air Products to build, own and operate two new ASUs at its Georgia, North Carolina facilities

Air Products, a world-leading industrial gases company, has announced two projects to enhance the sustainability, productivity and operational flexibility of its base industrial gas business, as well as continuing commitment to the merchant industrial gas market.

Tribunal rejects TC Energy's $15-B claim for Keystone XL

Canada's TC Energy said on Tuesday a free trade arbitration tribunal had tossed out its claim to recover more than $15 B from the U.S. government for the cancellation of its Keystone XL project.

FERC ordered to review Louisiana (U.S.) LNG project's emissions impact

A U.S. court has ordered federal regulators to reassess the impact of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Commonwealth LNG's Louisiana liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, potentially slowing full approvals for the venture.

Freeport LNG in Texas to restart one train this week after Hurricane Beryl

Freeport LNG plans to restart one of three LNG trains this week at its Texas facility after the company repairs some damage from Hurricane Beryl. The plant, in Freeport, Texas, south of Houston, halted operations on July 7 before Hurricane Beryl hit the coast, causing widespread power outages and wind damage.

Mexico–U.S. energy trade value fell in 2023 on lower fuel prices

The value of all energy trade between the U.S. and Mexico decreased almost 15% from $77.8 B in 2022 to $66.5 B in 2023, adjusted for inflation.

WhiteWater's ADCC Pipeline in South Texas begins transporting natural gas

The ADCC Pipeline entered commercial service on July 1, 2024, and is capable of providing approximately 1.7 B ft3d of natural gas transportation capacity to the Cheniere Corpus Christi Liquefaction facility from markets on Whistler Pipeline's Agua Dulce Header in South Texas.

U.S. power generators burn record amounts of natgas on hottest day of summer to date

U.S. power generators burned a record amount of natural gas on Tuesday, the hottest day so far of this summer.

bp Energy Outlook: Two main scenarios see 2025 oil peak, rapid renewables growth

bp expects oil demand to peak next year and wind and solar capacity to grow rapidly in both of the two main scenarios in its annual Energy Outlook, a study of the evolution of the global energy system to 2050 the company published on Wednesday.

~1 MM in Texas without power, Freeport LNG to restart after Beryl

~1 MM homes and businesses in Texas remained without power on Thursday, four days after Hurricane Beryl lashed the state with fierce winds and flooding, sparking frustration among companies, officials and residents who were facing extreme heat.

Global LNG trade increased more than 1.6 Bcf/d in 2023

LNG trade increased 3.1% globally in 2023 to average 52.9 Bcft/d, an increase of 1.6 Bcf/d from 2022, according to a report from the International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers (GIIGNL).

EIA: US natgas output to decline in 2024, while demand rises to record high

U.S. natural gas production will decline in 2024 while demand will rise to a record high, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO).

ANGI expands its biomethane business into Europe

ANGI Energy Systems, a Vontier business and a leading provider of sustainable biogas and biomethane compression and decompression solutions, is expanding into Europe.

U.S. federal regulators uphold 3-yr extension for Tellurian to build Driftwood LNG plant

U.S federal regulators upheld on Tuesday an earlier decision to allow liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Tellurian a 3-yr extension to construct its Driftwood LNG plant on the west bank of the Calcasieu river, near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Energy trader MET Group signs 10-yr U.S. LNG supply deal with Shell

Switzerland-based energy trader MET Group has struck a 10-yr deal for Shell to supply it with liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the U.S. on a free-on-board (FOB) basis.

Malaysia's Petronas adds three new LNG vessels ahead of LNG Canada startup

Malaysian state energy firm Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) on Monday said it would add three energy-efficient liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels to its North American operations.

U.S. LNG output dips in June on shorter month, plant maintenance

U.S exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell slightly in June to 7.11 metric MMt from 7.60 metric MMt in May, as several plants embarked on maintenance activity.

Venture Global seeks to introduce gas to generator at Plaquemines LNG plant in Louisiana (U.S.)

U.S. LNG company Venture Global LNG sought permission from U.S. energy regulators to take another step towards start-up of its new Plaquemines export plant in Louisiana by fueling its generator.