U.S. natural gas prices ease to 3-wk low on rising output, less hot forecasts

U.S. natural gas futures eased about 1% to a fresh three-week low on rising output and forecasts for less hot weather over the next two weeks than previously expected.

Chevron opted to buy vs build US LNG processing

Chevron Corp is comfortable with buying U.S. liquefied natural gas on long-term contracts rather than constructing its own U.S. domestic export facility, said Freeman Shaheen, the company's head of global gas.

Energy Transfer signs deals for Louisiana Lake Charles export plant

U.S. energy company Energy Transfer entered three non-binding agreements to sell liquefied natural gas from its proposed Lake Charles export plant in Louisiana.

NextDecade makes final investment decision on Rio Grande LNG Phase 1

Liquefied natural gas firm NextDecade said it has made a positive final investment decision to construct the first three liquefaction trains at its Rio Grande LNG export facility.

Ksi Lisims LNG chooses Siemens Energy for low-carbon electrical compression design

The Ksi Lisims LNG project has awarded Siemens Energy a contract to assist with designing the project’s liquefaction compression and associated electrical systems.

U.S. natgas prices down 3% as low LNG feedgas offsets impact of extreme heat

U.S. natural gas futures slid about 3% as maintenance work limits the amount of gas flowing to the country's liquefied natural gas export plants.

Sempra expects US to approve permit extension for Cameron LNG plant

Sempra Infrastructure likely will ask the U.S. Department of Energy for an export license extension for its Cameron LNG facility expansion, President Dan Brouillette said.

Cheniere shunning Panama Canal for longer LNG routes to Asia

Top U.S. LNG exporter Cheniere Energy is shunning the Panama Canal to transport liquefied natural gas to Asia because the market is not supporting use of the waterway, said Chief Operating Officer Corey Grindal.

UK's Centrica and Delfin Midstream sign 15-year US LNG supply deal

British Gas parent firm Centrica has signed a 15-year liquefied natural gas supply agreement with U.S.-based Delfin Midstream, the companies said.

Equitrans weighing options as court blocks U.S. Mountain Valley project

U.S. energy company Equitrans Midstream said it is evaluating all legal options, including an emergency appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court, after an appellate court halted construction of the West Virginia-Virginia Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline in the Jefferson National Forest.

U.S. natgas prices up 1% as hot weather boosts cooling demand

U.S. natural gas futures edged up about 1% to a one-week high on a drop in daily output and forecasts for hotter-than-normal weather to continue through late July, especially in Texas.

Next wave of North American LNG export projects to face labor challenges

A coming wave of North American liquefied natural gas export projects faces staffing challenges that are prompting some of the biggest developers to expand training and coordinate projects to keep construction workers.

Baker Hughes to supply 3 liquefaction trains for NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG Project

Baker Hughes announced it has been awarded an order by Bechtel Energy Inc., to be booked in the second quarter of 2023, to supply three Main Refrigerant Compressors for NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG project in the Port of Brownsville, Texas.

U.S. June LNG exports fall 10% on maintenance cuts, weaker demand

U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas fell 10% in June to 6.82 mt, from 7.58 mt the previous month, as plant maintenance curbed output and European demand slid, according to preliminary data.

Mexico Pacific signs 20-year LNG supply deal with China's Zhejiang Energy

Mexico Pacific Ltd has struck a 20-year deal to sell a million metric tons of liquefied natural gas a year from its Saguaro Energia export plant in Sonora state to China's Zhejiang Energy.

U.S. Dept of Energy grants export license to Gulfstream LNG

Gulfstream LNG Development has received an export authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance its proposed liquefied natural gas export plant in Louisiana.

Venture Global LNG seeks approval to speed up plant construction

LNG developer Venture Global LNG asked U.S. regulators for expedited review of a request to add construction workers to its Plaquemines LNG export project and to allow work around the clock seven days per week.

Cheniere Energy returns Louisiana LNG export plant to full production

Cheniere Energy Inc's Sabine Pass LNG export facility returned to full production this week after undergoing maintenance.

MAN Energy Solutions and Shell join forces to drive decarbonization solutions

MAN Energy Solutions and Shell have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the potential of combining their individual competencies and technologies to achieve their climate goals and support their customers in their decarbonization efforts.

U.S. natural gas prices up 2% on rising LNG feedgas, lingering hot weather

U.S. natural gas futures climbed about 2% as the daily amount of gas flowing to liquefied natural gas export plants increases, rising prices in Europe, and on forecasts for hotter-than-normal U.S. weather to continue through mid-July, especially in Texas.

TechnipFMC awarded significant iEPCI for OMV’s Berling gas development

TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation contract by OMV AS for its Berling gas development project.

BCCK offers Nitech-style IV nitrogen rejection units in West Texas, featuring innovative tech

BCCK, a leader in engineering, procurement, fabrication and field construction services, has expanded its footprint in the Permian Basin with its NiTech Style IV dual column nitrogen rejection unit project.

Chamber analysis highlights flaws with EPA powerplant proposal

A new analysis by the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute finds significant flaws with the methodology used in EPA’s new carbon pollution standards for coal and natural gas-fired power plants.

Montauk Renewables, Inc. to develop RNG facility in Orange County, California

Montauk Renewables, Inc., through its subsidiary, Bowerman Power LFG, LLC, announced its planned development of a renewable natural gas landfill gas project in Irvine, CA at the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill.

LNG-exporting Gulf Coast states drove U.S. natural gas demand growth

U.S. natural gas demand, domestic consumption plus gross exports, increased 43%, or 34.5 bcf/d, from 2012 to 2022.

INEOS Energy charters two LNG carriers to create virtual LNG pipeline from the U.S. to Europe

INEOS Energy Trading has today signed agreements with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines for two new build LNG carriers, to be used for the import of LNG into Germany from the United States.

Cheniere signs LNG supply deal with China's ENN

Cheniere Energy said it will supply 1.8 million tons of liquefied natural gas per annum to China's ENN Natural Gas for over 20 years.

U.S. natural gas falls 3% on lower demand forecast, drop in European prices

U.S. natural gas futures fell about 3% on forecasts for less demand next week than previously expected due in part to a drop in the amount of gas flowing to liquefied natural gas export plants and a drop in European gas prices.

U.S. Mountain Valley natgas pipe moving forward, capacity may be limited

The $6.6-B Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia is on track to get final permits by Saturday, moving the long-delayed project closer to re-starting construction.

Venture Global LNG signs 20-year contract with German energy firm

U.S. liquefied natural gas developer Venture Global LNG said it had signed a 20-year deal to provide Germany's Securing Energy for Europe GmbH with 2.25 mpta of LNG.