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After years of protests against the Constitution Pipeline, New York recently denied a key water quality permit for the project. A new EPA rule would make it harder for states to do that.

Trump Administration Limits New York’s Power To Stop Oil And Gas Pipelines

NPR


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: This is actually great news on many levels. Potentially getting natural gas to the eastern states from the Marcellus Shale would help get New York from buying natural gas from the Russians. Let’s keep

Qatar Petroleum signs record-breaking LNG shipbuilding agreements

Qatar Petroleum signs record-breaking LNG shipbuilding agreements

LNG Industry


Qatar Petroleum has entered into three agreements to reserve LNG ship construction capacity in the Republic of Korea to be utilised for Qatar Petroleum’s future LNG carrier fleet requirements, including those for the ongoing expansion projects in the

June 2, 2020 - 6:46 am International, LNG, Marine Shipping
The Incoming Glut: Excessive Levels of Heavy Crude Supply in a Saturated Market

The Incoming Glut: Excessive Levels of Heavy Crude Supply in a Saturated Market

RarePetro


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note:  Kevin Olson has assembled great data points about the influx of fifty million barrels of foreign crude oil to the United States, and may offset most of the production cuts. Pushing out any

Flex LNG Q1, 2020 Earnings Release

Flex LNG Q1, 2020 Earnings Release

Flex LNG Ltd. (“Flex LNG” or the “Company”) today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter and three months ended March 31, 2020

Matrix Service Awarded EPC of LNG Peak Shaving Facility

Matrix Service Company (Nasdaq: MTRX) (“Matrix” or “the Company”), a leading contractor to the energy and power markets across North America, today announced that its subsidiary, Matrix Service Inc. and a confidential utility, have executed a contract for the engineering, …

May 21, 2020 - 7:30 am LNG, Press Releases
Shell invests in new Nigeria LNG processing unit

Shell invests in new Nigeria LNG processing unit

BIC


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: On a side note, there appears to be a trend to energy investors; invest in companies with ESG plans, diversify into natural gas, and move investing to outside the U.S.

Shell Gas B.V., a …

Growth in India’s LNG imports will depend on completion of connecting pipelines

Growth in India’s LNG imports will depend on completion of connecting pipelines

EIA


India has been the world’s fourth-largest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) since 2011, gradually increasing LNG imports as the country’s domestic natural gas production declined and domestic consumption increased. India’s LNG import capacity more than doubled during the …

May 10, 2020 - 10:22 am International, LNG, Natural Gas Roundup, Pipeline News

Freeport LNG Achieves Start Of Commercial Operations For Third Liquefaction Train Marking Full, Three Train Commercial Operations

HOUSTONMay 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Freeport LNG today announced that it began commercial operations for its third liquefaction train on Friday, May 1, with the commencement of liquefaction services to Total S.A. and SK E&S under their …

May 4, 2020 - 6:30 am LNG, Press Releases
Source: Houston Chronicle

Cheniere moderates 2020 U.S. LNG growth estimates

Reuters


U.S. liquefied natural gas company Cheniere Energy Inc cut its growth estimates for LNG exports and investment in new projects industry-wide due to the slump in energy markets and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fuel demand is down 30% worldwide as …

April 30, 2020 - 11:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Commodity Pricing, LNG, Natural Gas News
QP signs deal to reserve LNG shipyard capacity in China

QP signs deal to reserve LNG shipyard capacity in China

LNG Industry


Qatar Petroleum (QP) has entered into an agreement to reserve LNG ship construction capacity in China to be utilised for its future LNG carrier fleet requirements, including those of its ongoing North Field expansion projects.

The agreement was …

April 22, 2020 - 5:16 pm International, LNG, Marine Shipping
Source: Reuters

U.S. natural gas slips as exports decline, coronavirus demand destruction worries

Reuters


U.S. natural gas futures slipped for a fifth day in a row on Wednesday as pipeline and liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports declined and on long-term forecasts government steps to slow the spread of coronavirus will cut demand in …

Silver lining for Asian LNG market after oil price crash

Silver lining for Asian LNG market after oil price crash

Energy Voice


Lower long-term LNG prices could encourage coal-to-gas switching in Northeast Asia, while Chinese LNG demand is also expected to expand this year, albeit at a slower rate, as China gets back to work. 

Asia Pacific gas demand was …

April 11, 2020 - 1:21 pm Energy News, International, LNG, Marine Shipping
Source: Houston Chronicle

Energy Transfer to proceed with Lake Charles LNG alone after Shell exits project

Houston Chronicle


Dallas pipeline operator Energy Transfer will proceed with the proposed Lake Charles LNG export terminal alone after European oil major Shell has decided to exit the multibillion project.

Shell announced Monday that company will continue to support Energy …

March 30, 2020 - 10:30 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, LNG
Shell exits proposed Lake Charles LNG project

Shell exits proposed Lake Charles LNG project

HOUSTONMarch 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Given current market conditions, Shell announces today it will not proceed with an equity interest in the proposed Lake Charles LNG project. Accordingly, Energy Transfer will take over as the project developer.

March 30, 2020 - 10:30 am LNG, Press Releases

NV5 Awarded $8 Million in LNG Utility Projects to Begin Immediately

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NV5 Global, Inc. (the “Company” or “NV5”) (Nasdaq: NVEE), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, announced today that it has been awarded two new contracts valued at …

March 25, 2020 - 8:00 am LNG, Press Releases
Source: Houston Chronicle

A global natural gas market is starting to emerge

Houston Chronicle


Financial derivatives linked to liquefied natural gas are mushrooming as a market crash and a boom in physical trading creates an appetite to manage risk and provides opportunity to speculate on prices.

The growth is helping speed up …

March 12, 2020 - 2:30 pm Energy News, LNG, Natural Gas News
Source: Houston Chronicle

Canada’s LNG dreams fade as blockades add new costs to industry

Houston Chronicle


Hopes that Canada could turn into a gas export powerhouse seem to be waning fast.

The current climate for energy investments in the country and the global market for liquefied natural gas are a far cry from October …

March 6, 2020 - 12:00 pm Canada, Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, LNG, Natural Gas News
Port Arthur LNG  -Southeast Texas. port more than 12 million tonnes of LNG per year.
Photo: Courtesy Photo / Port Arthur LNG LLC

Port Arthur LNG and Bechtel sign EPC agreement

LNG Industry


Sempra Energy and Bechtel have announced that their respective subsidiaries, Port Arthur LNG, LLC and Bechtel Oil, Gas, and Chemicals, Inc., have signed a fixed-price engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Port Arthur LNG liquefaction project
Source: Houston Chronicle

Tellurian rattled as Indian buyer seeks competing deal

Houston Chronicle


Houston-based Telluraian, along with its $28 billion export project, has been rattled by the attempts of a potential major customer in India to probe the market for competing supplies, highlighting mounting pressure on sellers amid a global glut …

February 27, 2020 - 11:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, LNG, Natural Gas News
Source: Houston Chronicle

LNG opponents sue feds over two Port of Brownsville permits

Houston Chronicle


Opponents of the liquefied natural gas industry have sued a federal agency that issued permits for a controversial LNG export terminal at the Port of Brownsville and a related pipeline.

In a petition filed before the U.S. Court …

February 21, 2020 - 11:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, LNG, Natural Gas News
Höegh LNG Partners LP – Invitation to Presentation of Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

Höegh LNG Partners LP – Invitation to Presentation of Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

Höegh LNG Partners LP’s (NYSE: HMLP) fourth quarter 2019 results will be released on Thursday, February 27, 2020, before the market opens

February 20, 2020 - 4:15 pm LNG, Marine Shipping, Press Releases
Source: Houston Chronicle

Hottest fossil fuel market catches a chill as gas prices drop

Houston Chronicle


A plunge in prices is shaking some of the more marginal players out of the liquefied natural gas market, chilling what until recently was the hottest part of the energy industry.

Major utilities from Orsted A/S in Denmark …

Source: Reuters

Canada’s Trudeau scraps Barbados trip to try to resolve anti-pipeline protests

Reuters


TORONTO – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has canceled his planned trip to Barbados to help resolve widespread rail disruptions caused by indigenous rights activists opposing the construction of a natural gas pipeline, his office said on Sunday.

Indigenous …

Source: Reuters

Exclusive: Qatar delays partnerships for natural gas expansion amid price collapse – sources

Reuters


LONDON – Qatar has delayed choosing Western partners for the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project by several months after surprising the industry with a big expansion plan despite a collapse in global gas prices, four sources said.…

February 17, 2020 - 11:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, International, LNG, Natural Gas News
Enbridge expands role in LNG exports with deal to buy Rio Bravo Pipeline

Enbridge expands role in LNG exports with deal to buy Rio Bravo Pipeline

Natural Gas Intel


Enbridge Inc. has agreed to acquire the Rio Bravo Pipeline Co. and assume full ownership of the 4.5 Bcf/d system that would feed NextDecade Corp.’s proposed RioGrande liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility.

Enbridge expands role in LNG exports with deal to buy Rio Bravo Pipeline -oilangas360The companies said late …

February 15, 2020 - 7:00 am Industry Insights, LNG, Pipeline News
Source: Houston Chronicle

U.S. LNG developers push forward despite record low prices in Asia

Houston Chronicle


U.S. liquefied natural gas developers are pushing forward with plans to build new export terminals along the Gulf Coast despite a global supply glut and record low prices in Asia.

Over the past year, the U.S. LNG industry …

February 14, 2020 - 3:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, LNG
Port of Corpus Christi Awarded $17M Federal Grant for First Phase of Avery Point Terminal Redevelopment

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded $17M Federal Grant for First Phase of Avery Point Terminal Redevelopment

Port of Corpus Christi


Corpus Christi, TX, USA  The Port of Corpus Christi has received a federal grant of more than $17 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation – Maritime Administration to expand Oil Dock 3 as the …

Four proposed liquefied natural gas export projects along the Texas coast landed federal permits to ship a combined 47 million metric tons of liquefied natural gas per year to non-free trade agreement nations such as Japan, South Korea and India.

Four LNG projects along Texas coast land non-FTA export permits

Chron


The Energy Department authorized the projects to annually send up to 47 million metric tons and to enter into contracts with utility companies and other customers in Europe, Asia and Latin America where natural gas prices are higher than …

February 12, 2020 - 11:59 am Closing Bell Story‎, LNG
The climate and equity dilemma: Bending the coal curve in South and Southeast Asia

The climate and equity dilemma: Bending the coal curve in South and Southeast Asia

Atlantic Council


Growth in energy demand and electrification

South and Southeast Asia are leading the world in terms of developing countries’ energy growth, with primary energy growth of over 5 percent per annum—India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan are leading the …

Qatargas signs LNG SPA with Kuwait

Qatargas signs LNG SPA with Kuwait

LNG Industry


Qatargas has announced the signing of a new, long term LNG sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Shell to deliver 1 million tpy of LNG to the State of Kuwait, commencing this year.

Qatargas signs LNG SPA with Kuwait -oilandgas360Commenting on the signing of …

February 11, 2020 - 6:31 am Closing Bell Story‎, International, LNG