Tag: gas industry

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The Oil And Gas Situation: A Transition In Fundamentals For 2019

March 18, 2019

Via: Forbes

A couple of interesting studies have come across my desk in recent days that merit noting. Taken together, they paint a picture of a domestic shale oil and gas industry that is relatively healthy and will only grow healthier throughout […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

EIA: Solar, Wind Investment Flourishes, but Gas-fired Biggest Bargain

August 7, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

Wind and solar generators took the greatest leap in new installed capacity and construction investment, while natural gas-fired generation proved to offer the most bang for the buck per project, according to the most recent data available on generator costs […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oversupply has fundamentally changed the natural gas market — but it won’t last long

November 15, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

A global liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply glut may soon be offset by a rapid uptick in demand, Oil Search CEO Peter Botten said Wednesday. “The market has fundamentally changed in the past few years,” Botten said at the Abu […]

Energy Consumption, Global

Continuous disruption is new normal for oil and gas industry, Baker Hughes CEO says

November 14, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

Continuous disruption in the oil and gas industry should be viewed positively, Baker Hughes CEO Lorenzo Simonelli said Tuesday. Speaking at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition Conference (ADIPEC), Simonelli said, “We have to look at disruption as being our […]

News and Policies, State

GE to Supply Turbines to Pennsylvania Gas Plant

March 28, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

GE announced an order from Competitive Power Ventures Fairview Energy Center involving two gas turbines and associated equipment for a 1,050-MW combined-cycle gas plant in Jackson Township, Pennsylvania. The plant will use GE’s 7HA.02 gas turbines, a steam turbine, generators […]

Energy Economics

Opinion: US oil and gas industry reaps the benefits of international trade

March 22, 2017

Via: American Energy News

Rising exports have thrown a lifeline to US shale producers and refiners, giving them an additional outlet at a time when the domestic market has been at risk of becoming saturated. The United States exported record quantities of natural gas, propane, […]

News and Policies, State

Upper Michigan Energy to Build New Gas Plants in Michigan

February 13, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corp., a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, submitted plans to build two gas generating stations totaling 183 MW in the upper peninsula of Michigan. The plans are now under review by the Michigan Public Service Commission. […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Natural Gas Generation to Spike Through 2018

January 31, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

Utilities are planning to add 11.2 GW of natural gas capacity in 2017 and 25.4 GW in 2018, according to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Should the plants come online as planned, these additions would be the […]

News and Policies, World

Oil & Gas Majors Reveal Transatlantic Divide in Efforts to Meet Paris Targets

November 22, 2016

Via: PR Newswire

A new report, analyzing a US$1.2tn3 grouping of the world’s major publicly-listed international oil and gas companies reveals a transatlantic divide as European companies outperform their US peers in preparedness for a low-carbon future by beginning to invest in alternative […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Reports Of The Oil And Gas Industry’s Death Are Premature

November 2, 2016

Via: Forbes

A headline accompanying a recent article about the oil and gas industry touched a nerve with me earlier this week.  The headline reads “Oil patch states may have seen the last boom”, a theme we increasingly see arising in the energy-focused […]

News and Policies, U.S.

More Information Sought on Proposed Rhode Island Gas Plant

October 7, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

The Rhode Island Energy Facility Sitting Board voted Monday to order Invenergy to provide more information on a proposed 900-MW gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, Rhode Island. The Associated Press reported the board is requiring Invenergy to explain why the proceedings […]

News and Policies, State

50 Million Reasons Why California Should Adopt Stronger Oil And Gas Rules

June 23, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

California’s oil and gas industry emitted approximately 270,000 tons of methane in 2014 – nearly three times the gas released during the Aliso Canyon storage facility disaster. This wasted methane – primarily natural gas – is worth over $50 million, […]

News and Policies, U.S.

New pipeline safety bill passed

June 16, 2016

Via: Energy Global

The American Petroleum Institute welcomed the Senate passage of new pipeline safety legislation that will enhance industry’s goal of zero incidents. “The oil and gas industry remains committed to continuous improvement in pipeline safety,” said API Executive Vice President Louis […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Out of Reach Without Nuclear and Shale

May 3, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

n its lead editorial recently, the Washington Post took presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to task for his attacks on nuclear power and natural gas. The Post focused its critique on greenhouse gas emissions and the emissions trade-offs involved in substituting […]

News and Policies, State

Ohio moves to regulate gas industry emissions

April 12, 2016

Via: Energy Global

The administration of Ohio Gov. John Kasich has announced plans to reduce air pollution from oil and gas operations in the state. Ohio plans to issue permits for new and modified equipment at compressor stations – facilities that pressurise gas […]