Tag: natural gas

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Report: U.S. Continued to Decrease Emissions In 2019 Alongside Increased Natural Gas Production, Demand

June 22, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

While global carbon emissions saw a slight increase in 2019, the United States continued its long-term trend of reducing these emissions – at the same time that natural gas production and demand continued to increase – according to BP’s 2020 […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Can The United States Senate Stop Germany’s Gas Pipeline From Russia In A Post-Coronavirus World?

June 11, 2020

Via: Forbes

Two United States Senators, Republican Ted Cruz of Texas and Democrat Jean Shaheen of New Hampshire, introduced legislation last week that would place sanctions on any company attempting to finish laying the pipe needed to complete the last 100 miles […]

Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

Days Of Violence Also Scramble Northeast Energy Situation

June 3, 2020

Via: Forbes

Following days of rioting that frightened even those of us who remember the 1960’s, a dazed America wakes up in a very different place than before. Still in the midst of civic unrest and a global pandemic, the country also […]

News and Policies, State

California Union Leader: ‘Hundreds and Hundreds’ of Workers Oppose Local Natural Gas Bans

May 12, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

San Luis Obispo, Calif., is one of a handful of municipalities around the country contemplating banning or limiting the use of natural gas appliances and hook-ups in new buildings to force electrification as a climate solution. In the spirit of […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Is The U.S. Using Sanctions To Elbow Russia Out Of The European Natural Gas Market?

May 4, 2020

Via: Forbes

Is the United States sanctioning Russia’s natural gas pipeline that ends at Germany’s edge because it wants to sell more liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe or because Russia illegally annexed Crimea? The stated aim has a dual purpose — […]

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 […]