Natural Gas

Natural Gas , Policy & Regulations

Energy Policy: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Elected officials who normally are not very supportive of domestic petroleum, or even hostile to it, have suddenly become big fans of U.S. natural gas in the form of LNG exports.

June 30, 2022

Business , Natural Gas , Trade

Wanted: More US Natural Gas

Will the U.S. have enough natural gas come winter? Executive Editor-at-large Nissa Darbonne explores in her monthly column featured in Oil and Gas Investor.

June 30, 2022

Natural Gas , Legislation , Infrastructure

Texas RRC Proposes Rules to Ready Natgas Industry for Weather Emergencies

“With 1,000 people moving to Texas each day, the long-term solution for our state’s energy needs is to invest and build more cheap, reliable natural gas-fired electric generation,” Texas Railroad Comissioner Chairman Wayne Christian said.

June 29, 2022

Exploration & Production , Natural Gas , ESG

A Litmus Test for Methane Certification

The time is now to set up the rules of the road for a certified gas market that will rapidly draw down methane emissions and give U.S. producers the leading advantage.

June 28, 2022

Natural Gas , Pipelines

Running Short of Gas: Russia's Pipeline Repair Has Europe Worried

Russia cut gas flows through its Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Europe by 40% of the pipeline capacity, triggering worries that Europe will not have enough gas in the winter if this continues.

June 27, 2022

Exploration & Production , Natural Gas , International

E.ON CEO Says Germany Should Boost Domestic Gas Production Including Fracking

“We have to ask ourselves the question: Can we develop additional fields in Germany?” E.ON CEO Leonhard Birnbaum said, adding that maximizing domestic gas production could be part of the solution and more environmentally friendly than other alternatives.

June 24, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Storage

US Natgas Futures Drop to 11-week Low on Surprise Storage Build

In what has already been a volatile year of trade, the June 23 price drop was only the biggest one-day decline since mid-June. So far in 2022, U.S. natural gas futures have lost over 10% in five sessions.

June 23, 2022

Natural Gas , Trade , International

Germany Triggers Gas Alarm Stage, Accuses Russia of ‘Economic Attack’

“If this minus becomes so big that the companies can’t bear it anymore and they fall down, the whole market threatens to fall down at some point—so a Lehman Brothers effect in the energy system,” German Economy Minister Robert Habeck warned.

June 23, 2022

Natural Gas , Policy & Regulations

EU Signals Shift to Coal, Accuses Russia of 'Rogue Moves' on Gas

Europe will temporarily pursue fossil fuel alternatives to Russian gas but these moves will not derail longer term climate change objectives, a senior European Commission official said.

June 22, 2022

Business , Natural Gas , International

Germany Risks Recession as Russian Gas Crisis Deepens

Italy, as well as others, such as Austria, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands, has activated the first early warning stage of its three-stage plan to cope with a gas supply crisis.

June 21, 2022