utilities

Egyptian fertilizer plants shut down temporarily due to gas supply pressures

Gas supplies will gradually resume flowing as of Thursday to fertilizer factories in Egypt after several chemical and fertilizer companies shut down plants on a temporary basis.

Scorching heat drives India's gas-fired power use to multi-year highs in May

Sweltering heat and policy measures are fueling a surge in the use of gas-fired power in India, with imports of LNG forecast to rise sharply over the next two years.

Gas Networks Ireland to connect new €63-MM Bia Energy biomethane plant directly to its network

Partnership with Bia Energy will be the first direct entry point for renewable biomethane in the greater Dublin area.

Extreme Asian heat spurs LNG demand ahead of summer months

Extreme temperatures across Asia are driving up liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand in the region as importers seek cargoes ahead of summer, with imports in South Asia hitting records.

RWE to build hydrogen-fired power plants in Germany

RWE is planning to build hydrogen-ready gas-fired power plants at the company's power plant sites in Germany to contribute to a successful coal phase-out by 2030.

Southeast Asia's $220-B gas expansion plans to boost power/LNG capacity

Southeast Asia has more than $220 B in projects that could raise Southeast Asia's gas-fired power capacity by more than 100 GW, doubling the current level, and raise LNG imports into the region by 80%.

Asian spot LNG prices at five-month high on firm demand, geopolitical risks

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices surged to a five-month high, marking the fourth consecutive week of gains.

Shell sees emerging Asian markets taking more of world's growing LNG supply

Shell expects its Australian supplies of LNG to help meet demand from emerging markets in south and southeast Asia, which are tipped to absorb some of the pick up in global supplies towards the end of this decade.

China LNG import capacity to grow to 250 MMtpy by 2028

PetroChina expects China's LNG import capacity to grow to 250 MMtpy by 2027-28 from about 140 MMtpy now, an official said.

AG&P LNG and Hai Linh begin commissioning of Cai Mep LNG terminal in Vietnam

Leading LNG terminals and downstream infrastructure company, AG&P LNG, a subsidiary of Nebula Energy, along with its partner, Hai Linh Co. Ltd., a prominent petroleum product import terminal and trader, have announced the start of the commissioning of the Cai Mep LNG terminal.

Karpowership and Petrobras forge strategic alliance to enhance integrated natural gas projects in the Americas

Karpowership and Petrobras have signed a Memorandum of Intent to combine their respective expertise in the natural gas and power sectors to guarantee supply and meet the demand of the energy industry across the Americas.

Oklahoma (U.S.) sues two companies over alleged natural gas price manipulation

Oklahoma (U.S.) has sued two energy companies, accusing them of manipulating natural gas prices during Winter Storm Uri in 2021, according to a press release from the state attorney general's office.

Fuel gas blending: Follow the H2 signal

6/13/2023

In some cases, it may be practical to blend hydrogen (H2) into the local natural gas distribution network via an agreement with local utilities, but regardless of the strategy, blending must be carefully controlled. This article examines these challenges.

US nat gas futures ease 1% to 2-wk less cold forecasts

U.S. natural gas futures slid about 1% to a two-week low on Friday on forecasts for less cold weather and lower heating demand over the next two weeks than previously expected.

U.S. nat gas futures rose 3% on more feedstocks flowing to LNG terminals and increased heating demand

U.S. natural gas futures rose about 3% to a five-week high on Friday, with the amount of gas flowing to U.S. LNG export plants set to hit a daily record high and on forecasts for colder weather and higher heating demand in two weeks than previously expected.

TES and Energie 360° partner to supply renewable synthetic methane to customers

Energie 360° and TES are working together to supply eNG (renewable synthetic methane) to customers from 2027.

Falling gas costs, rising carbon prices spur change in fuel dynamics

Falling gas prices over recent weeks have paired with rising coal and carbon costs to make European power generation from gas-fired power plants more economical, marking a trend reversal since coal took over as the cheaper fuel source last year.