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Iran's main gas pipeline hit by sabotage, oil minister says

Two explosions along Iran's main south-north gas pipeline network were caused by sabotage, the Iranian oil minister told state TV, without naming any suspects.

Phillips 66 shuts section of Oklahoma panhandle (U.S.) gas pipeline after fire

Phillips 66 said it has shut a section of a natural gas pipeline it operates in the Oklahoma Panhandle after a fire and rupture that occurred.

U.S. natural gas prices drop 8% on contract expiry, Freeport LNG unit outage

U.S. natural gas futures plunged about 8% in light trade ahead of the expiration of the February contract on forecasts that demand for the fuel for heating and export would remain low in coming weeks with mild weather and a unit outage at the Freeport LNG export plant in Texas.

Dana Gas resumes operations at Iraqi Kurdistan’s Khor Mor gas field

United Arab Emirates energy firm Dana Gas has resumed the production operations at Iraqi Kurdistan's Khor Mor gas field have been resumed, the company said in a statement.

Freeport LNG faces month-long unit outage due to winter storm

Freeport LNG expects one of the three gas liquefaction units at its Texas plant to be out of service for a month after it faced a technical issue during Winter Storm Heather.

Qatar delays LNG shipments to Europe amid Red Sea conflict

Qatar, one of the world's biggest LNG exporters, is delaying some shipments to Europe as conflict in the Red Sea forces longer travel times.

Signing of a MoU for the participation of Slovakia, Moldova, and Ukraine in the Vertical Corridor initiative

An important step towards the security of supply for Central, Southeastern Europe, Moldova and Ukraine was taken by the natural gas infrastructure Operators participating in the Vertical Corridor initiative, with the signing of a MoU for the inclusion of Slovakia, Moldova and Ukraine in the initiative.

U.S. LNG feedgas cut by Arctic freeze, problems at Freeport LNG

The amount of natural gas flowing to U.S. LNG export plants dropped to a one-year low this week as an Arctic freeze caused some energy firms to divert fuel to the domestic market and Freeport LNG's facility in Texas experienced mechanical problems.

Tankers carrying Qatari LNG resume course amid Red Sea tension

Four tankers used for shipments of Qatari LNG have resumed course after pausing for several days amid maritime attacks by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis in the Red Sea.

U.S. natural gas supplies drop, record demand forecast due to extreme cold

U.S. natural gas supplies have fallen by the most in over a year as extreme cold froze wells, while demand for heating was on track to hit a record and lift both power and gas prices to multi-year highs.

QatarEnergy halts Red Sea LNG shipping amid attacks, seeking security advice

QatarEnergy, the world's second largest exporter of liquefied natural gas, has stopped sending tankers via the Red Sea although production continues.

Some LNG vessels avoid passing Yemen after Red Sea attacks increase

Several LNG vessels have changed their courses in recent days to avoid the Red Sea region amid maritime attacks by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis on the world's main East-West trade route.

Freeport LNG settles with U.S. EPA over safety failures for June 2022 Texas blast

Freeport LNG, which operates the second-largest U.S. LNG export plant in Texas, agreed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to settle safety violations related to a June 2022 blast that caused some $275 MM in damage to the facility.

Freeport LNG's Texas (U.S.) facility faces problems with upstream gas feed

Freeport LNG's pretreatment facility in Texas (U.S.), immediately reduced production rates due to issues with the upstream gas feed to the facility.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Electrical incident curtails LNG output at Chevron's Gorgon facility

An "electrical incident" last month has curtailed the output of LNG at Chevron's Gorgon facility in Western Australia.

Mitigating Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) with Liquid Coatings

The hidden dangers of corrosion under insulation (CUI) span the oil and gas industry from upstream operations to midstream infrastructure to downstream applications, including the production of liquified natural gas (LNG).

Finland raises gas supply risk assessment due to pipeline rupture

Finland's National Emergency Supply Agency said it had raised its risk assessment for gas supply security in the Nordic country following the damage earlier this month to the Balticconnector gas pipeline.

Ghana hit by power outages due to limited gas supply

Several areas of Ghana were hit by power outages due to a drop in electricity generation after the West African country's power transmission company warned of limited gas supply for power generation.

Freeport LNG Texas (U.S.) plant reports brief production halt

Freeport LNG reported a temporary production halt on October 21st, when the U.S. LNG producer's three liquefaction trains were brought offline after a trip at its upstream PTF facility in Texas.

LNG tanker diverts from Egypt terminal as gas flows from Israel ebb

A tanker seeking to fill up LNG at a terminal in Egypt left empty and diverted to another port, after an Israeli pipeline supplying gas was halted due to Israel-Hamas conflict.

Finland to restrict access to LNG port after gas pipeline damage

The Finnish government said on Friday it will tighten access to key parts of the country's Inkoo port, where a vessel to import LNG was installed late last year.

Israel shuts down major offshore gas field amid violence

Israel has suspended production at the Tamar gas field off its southern coast and will seek alternative fuel sources to meet its needs, the energy ministry said following three days of violence in the region.

Dutch government to halt gas production from Groningen field Oct. 1

The Dutch government confirmed plans to halt production next month at Europe's largest gas field, Groningen, a decade after tremors blamed on drilling damaged buildings.

Power outages in parts of UAE's Sharjah due to technical fault at gas plant

Parts of Sharjah, one of the United Arab Emirates neighboring Middle East trade hub Dubai, are suffering power outages due to a technical fault at a gas plant.

Tennessee natural gas pipeline declares force majeure due to fire

Kinder Morgan unit Tennessee Gas Pipeline declared force majeure due to an explosion and fire caused by equipment failure at a compressor station near Centerville in Hickman County.

Defying war risk, European traders store gas in Ukraine

European gas traders have begun storing natural gas in Ukraine to take advantage of lower prices and available capacity there, regardless of the risks from the ongoing war, three traders and company officials said.

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