Natural Gas

Investment , Natural Gas

Berkshire Hathaway Defends $8 Billion Proposal to Build Natural Gas Plants in Texas

Berkshire Hathaway in March proposed building 10 natural gas-powered plants that would supplement the capacity of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which provides electricity to most of the state.

May 3, 2021

Private Equity , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Midstream

PE-backed 61C Global to Open Houston Office Following Recent Acquisitions

The acquisitions of Vega Energy Partners and WGL Midstream follow the sale of AltaGas’ U.S. transportation and storage business to an entity owned by 61C Global and Vega for roughly $275 million on April 23.

April 29, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Methane , Emissions , Energy Transition , Shale Plays , Pipelines

Natural Gas Prospects Lose Steam as Renewables Gather Pace

A drop in green energy costs and tougher emissions targets take shine away from the natural gas industry’s ‘cleaner than coal’ pitch.

April 28, 2021

Private Equity , Natural Gas , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Midstream

Midstream Business Anatomy of a Deal: Tailwater Capital

Tailwater Capital’s premise is that demand for affordable, reliable energy isn’t going anywhere. The private equity firm’s deals are designed to help supply it.

April 26, 2021

Natural Gas , Methane , Emissions , Shale Plays , Midstream

Report Claims Appalachia Outweighs Permian Basin as Top Methane Emitting Region

While the methane footprint of the Appalachian Basin was found to be larger than that of the Permian in absolute terms, the methane intensity of gas production in Appalachia was lower, says data analytics firm Kayrros.

April 22, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Emissions , Energy Transition , Technology , Midstream

NextDecade to Certify Natural Gas Emissions for Texas Rio Grande LNG

Project Canary, which has recently launched responsibly sourced natural gas pilot projects with shale giants EQT and Chesapeake Energy, will certify emissions from the gas wellhead to Rio Grande for U.S. LNG developer NextDecade.

April 21, 2021

Exploration & Production , Natural Gas , Shale Plays

Summer Outlook Appears Favorable for US Natgas Production, LNG Exports

A myriad of potential risks to production, however, are at play, according to analysts.

April 21, 2021

Public Capital , Natural Gas , Emissions , Shale Plays

Shale Gas Producer EQT Backs Biden’s Methane Crackdown

Cutting emissions, EQT CEO Toby Rice says, is “going to be key to allowing natural gas to continue to play a leading role in our energy transition.”

April 21, 2021

Public Capital , Natural Gas , Energy Transition , Mergers

Daniel Rice-led SPAC Forms Leading Renewable Natural Gas Platform in Billion-dollar Merger

Rice Acquisition Corp. agreed to a business combination worth over $1 billion with Aria Energy and Archaea Energy, both of which are leaders in the U.S. landfill gas and renewable natural gas sectors.

April 8, 2021

Business , Exploration & Production , Natural Gas , Trade , Shale Plays , Midstream

Oil and Gas Investor Eagle Ford Natural Gas: Texas Gas to Mexico

While U.S. natural gas demand was mostly flat in 2020, Mexico’s grew. And it came from Texas. The outlook is that Mexico will be ordering more, including from the Eagle Ford’s underdeveloped gas fairway.

April 8, 2021