natural gas

Azerbaijan says will raise gas exports to Europe to 13 Bm3 in 2024

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said the country will raise natural gas exports to Europe this year to 13 Bm3 as it moves towards a target to help the European Union (EU) replace Russian energy imports.

Power up: Considerations to help understand the potential of cogeneration

7/18/2024

Combined heat and power (CHP), also known as cogeneration, converts one form of energy to two usable forms, typically heat and power. This article dives into several considerations that must be addressed when incorporating cogeneration into a facility.

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.

Venice Energy welcomes underground gas storage expansion project in South Australia

The gas storage expansion project means that Venice Energy's terminal will be able to cover any forecast gas shortfalls in both Victoria and South Australia.

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.

Natural gas arrivals will help Egypt halt summer load-shedding power cuts

Egypt will halt load-shedding power cuts during the summer as of Sunday, after some natural gas shipments arrived, in a bid to end a crisis that has inconvenienced a population of 106 MM.

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.

Iran to receive 300 MMm3d of Russian gas

Iran will receive 300 MMm3d (millions of cubic meters per day) of Russian gas. Russian energy giant Gazprom signed a memorandum in June with the National Iranian Gas Company to supply Russian pipeline gas to Iran.

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.

Optimizing gas analysis in carbon capture, utilization and storage

7/16/2024

As with many industrial processes, the ability to accurately measure the concentration of bulk gas—in this case CO2 (carbon capture, utilization and storage)—along with any impurities within it, provides significant benefits. This article details the latest technologies in gas analysis for these types of applications.

Bolivia govt. announces natural gas "mega field" in biggest discovery since 2005

Bolivian President Luis Arce has announced the discovery of a 1.7-Tft3 natural gas reserve located north of the country's administrative capital, La Paz.

Russian pipeline gas exports to EU up 24% y/y in January–June

Russian natural gas exports via pipelines to the European Union countries have jumped by 24% in the first half of the year from the same period in 2023.

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.

Europe gas: Prices edge lower on strong wind power output

Dutch and British gas prices edged lower on Monday morning as expectations of strong output from wind farms curbed gas demand from gas-fired power plants.

SNAM making progress on Ravenna FLNG project (Italy)

Works are proceeding according to schedule on Ravenna's offshore regasifier, which will land 8.5 km from Punta Marina at the end of the year, and become operational in the first quarter of 2025.

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).

Engie to partner with Macquarie in Mexican pipeline project

French energy company Engie has agreed to partner with Australian infrastructure investor Macquarie Asset Management to expand the Mayakan natural gas pipeline in Mexico.

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).

Austria appoints commission to try to ditch Russian gas contract

Austria's energy minister has appointed a commission of experts to examine whether Austria can scrap a gas-supply contract between OMV and Gazprom to reduce its dependence on Russia.

Shell awards Wood major engineering contract for world’s largest floating offshore gas facility

Wood, a global leader in consulting and engineering, has secured a six-year contract to provide brownfield engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) solutions for Shell’s Prelude floating liquified natural gas (FLNG) facility in Western Australia.

Shell boosts LNG business with Manatee FID in Trinidad and Tobago

Shell Trinidad and Tobago Ltd. (Shell), a subsidiary of Shell Plc., has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the Manatee project, an undeveloped gas field in the East Coast Marine Area (ECMA) in Trinidad and Tobago.

EnviTec Biogas announces market entry in Sweden

The EnviThan gas upgrading system from EnviTec Biogas AG is a tried and tested technology that can now demonstrate all its advantages in Sweden for the first time.

Norway keen to explore hydropower, CCS projects in Indonesia

Norway is seeking to form a stronger partnership with Indonesia and explore investment opportunities in renewable energy such as hydropower, and carbon capture and storage (CCS).

Australian regulator warns east coast to face gas shortage by 2027

Australia's east coast could face gas shortages from 2027, a year earlier than initially forecast, the country's competition regulator said on Friday, as it called for an urgent need to develop new sources of production and supply.