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Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Natural Gas Markets Beyond COVID-19

April 1, 2020

Via: Forbes

In a less spectacular fashion than oil, international natural gas prices have fallen. The explanation goes far beyond low demand related to the COVID-19 pandemic or demand in general. It relies on a much larger and more complicated array of […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Amid Oil Price Crash, Natural Gas Is Also Under Attack

March 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

The big news related to the oil and gas business over the past few weeks has obviously been related to the crash in oil prices. First, the global demand destruction by the spread of the coronavirus knocked the price for […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

Life Outside The Permian: New Report Shows Other U.S. Crude Oil Basins Stagnating

February 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

A new report from Enverus (formerly Drillinginfo) tells a now-familiar story for U.S. producers drilling for oil and gas in basins outside of the Permian: A focus on cutting costs, increasing efficiencies and prioritizing drilling for oil over natural gas. […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Global LNG market sees demand build for cleaner-burning energy

February 21, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

The global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market continued to evolve in 2019 with demand increasing for LNG and natural gas in power and non-power sectors, reports Shell’s latest annual LNG Outlook published this week. Global demand for LNG grew by […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Government Issues Powerful Cyberattack Warning As Gas Pipeline Forced Into Two Day Shut Down

February 19, 2020

Via: Forbes

A major cyberattack has hit a gas compression facility, forcing it to shut it down for two days as it struggled to recover, according to an alert from the U.S. government. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) said it had […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, U.S.

EIA Releases 2050 Projections For Energy & Makes It Clear That It Hasn’t Been Paying Attention

February 18, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released its Annual Energy Outlook 2020 report. Unlike Lazard’s annual present to empirically oriented observers of the global energy transformation, the EIA’s reports typically are head-scratchers, and this one is no different. That’s […]


News and Policies, World

Political Tensions Boil Over Rights To Mediterranean Natural Gas Bonanza

February 7, 2020

Via: Forbes

While the eyes of the world have been on the impeachment of President Trump, Brexit, the coronavirus and the new American peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians, the seeds for the next war perhaps are being sown in the […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Chevron posts $6.6 billion loss in the fourth quarter

January 31, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Chevron on Friday posted a $6.6 billion loss in the fourth quarter due to $10.4 billion worth of write-offs related to shale gas production in Appalachia and deep-water projects in the Gulf of Mexico. In December, the company warned that […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

EIA: Renewables to overtake natural gas in US 2050 power mix

January 30, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has predicted that renewables will take the largest slice of US electricity generation by 2050, doubling from 19% in 2019 to 38% in 2050. According to the EIA’s latest energy outlook, solar will contribute […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Global power generator industry transitioning to gas and renewables

January 28, 2020

Via: Energy Global

“Renewable power sources are reducing the need for large and efficient high-power generators,” said Wilmer Zhou, Senior Analyst, Manufacturing Technology, at IHS Markit Technology. “However, renewable power sources are not reliable for constant power generation. Because of this, they require […]


News and Policies, State

Will Prior Decisions On Natural Gas Pipelines Come Back To Haunt The Governors Of New York And Pennsylvania?

November 25, 2019

Via: Forbes

Two Northeast Governors face reckonings over decisions made by their administrations on natural gas pipelines. These decisions could not have been more different, but the fallout from pipeline politics now threatens both of them. In Pennsylvania, word recently leaked out […]


News and Policies, State

A Texas-Sized Gas-for-Electricity Swap

November 22, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

What would happen if you converted all the single-family homes in Texas from natural gas to electric heating? According to a paper from Pecan Street, an Austin-based energy research organization, the transition would reduce climate-warming pollution, save Texas households up […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

With Coal In Decline, The U.S. Could Also Get Cut Out Of The Global Natural Gas Market. China And India May Be Key

November 5, 2019

Via: Forbes

The prognosis for the U.S. coal sector may not be positive. But the outlook for natural gas is encouraging. It is not just a dim domestic picture for coal but also a bleak one for its overseas’ sales. Both China […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Huge Battery Investments Drop Energy-Storage Costs Faster Than Expected, Threatening Natural Gas

October 29, 2019

Via: Forbes

The global energy transition is happening faster than the models predicted, according to a report released today by the Rocky Mountain Institute, thanks to massive investments in the advanced-battery technology ecosystem. Previous and planned investments total $150 billion through 2023, […]


Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

Natural Gas And Renewables Will Rule America’s Electricity Future

October 25, 2019

Via: Forbes

As much as wind and solar are increasing, natural gas is increasing more. And gas will continue to grow faster than all other energy sources in the United States for some time. Over the past fifteen years, coal has decreased […]