Natural Gas

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker arr

The Department of Energy has announced a final rule that will expedite the approval process for small-scale exports of natural gas


Three years ago, a blowout at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility forced thousands of nearby families to evacuate their homes and leaked over 100,000 tons of methane and other harmful pollutants into the atmosphere. The facility’s operator, Southern California Gas, wasn’t prepared for the scope or scale of the disaster that unfolded over four months.… Keep reading →

Endangered Blue Whales Spotted Off California Coast

The country’s continuing political and commercial challenges, including limited export possibilities, are hampering development of its Eastern Mediterranean natural gas. The development of Israel’s offshore natural gas resources, once seen as a wonderful economic blessing, has slowed to a painful crawl in recent months. On December 13, the government announced that it was awarding licenses… Keep reading →

U.S. Government Releases Over $5 Billion In Aid For Home Heating Bills

A couple of data points for the minority leader of the U.S. Senate, who asserted earlier this week that gasoline prices never go down. The first point is that gasoline prices have come down. Nationally, the average price of a gallon of gasoline the third week of July was $2.392 – about 42 percent lower… Keep reading →

An Unusual Way To Hold An Oil And Gas Lease

Domestic Oil And Gas Production

Is a gas lease perpetuated by production from the second gas well?

The British oil giant continues to expand its presence in natural gas announcing Friday three different deals which will provide the company with natural gas resources. Two of the deals are based off islands on the northern coast of South America.

Germany Invests In Renewable Energy Sources

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President Trump undeniably has an unorthodox approach to solving economic problems. During his campaign for President he made a point of declaring that America was getting the short end of trade deals across the globe and advocated policies which some people described as protectionist. China was no exception to this and when he came into office President Trump vowed to remedy what he described as a major trade deficit. Last week he and Chinese leader Xi Jinping struck a deal that will see China receive more U.S. natural gas as well as food imports.

KARAMAY, CHINA - AUGUST 15: (CHINA OUT) Farmers work at a garden near the Karamay Oil Field under the Tianshan Mountain on August 15, 2004 in Karamay of Xinjiang Autonomous Region, west China. The nation's largest oil and gas producer, China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) on August 22, 2005, reached an initial agreement with PetroKazakhstan Inc to buy the Canadian-registered company for US$4.18 billion, topping the bid from an Indian rival. The State-owned parent of Hong Kong-listed PetroChina, has produced 15.63 million tons of crude oil and 1.9 billion cubic metres of natural gas from its overseas fields in the first half of this year, according to a CNPC official. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

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Voters in Coos county rejected a proposal blocking a natural gas terminal intended to liquefy natural gas to make it transportable aboard tanker ships for sale abroad. The $7.6 billion dollar project by Calgary-based Veresen Inc was opposed by environmental activists who asserted the project would contribute to global warming. The proposal was overwhelmingly rejected by Coos county residents with 76% of voter casting ballots against the measure to block the new terminal.

Freezing Temperatures Continue To Grip The Country

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According to Alfred Sorenson, CEO of Pieridae Energy Ltd, the Calgary-based Canadian energy infrastructure development company is looking to expand its production base. Pieridae is on the hunt for natural gas producing assets in western Canada or in the Marcellus shale play in the United States to supply a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal on Canada’s east coast.

Canada Border Crossings

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This week Australia’s government unveiled a proposed plan to limit the export of liquefied natural gas due to domestic price increases brought about by local shortages. This proposal was the result of two meetings between Australian Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull, producers and the Australian Energy Market Operator discussing natural gas shortages. The plan known as… Keep reading →

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