Investment , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Infrastructure , Energy Transition , ESG , Tankers , Construction

Stall No Longer: US LNG Export Projects Urgently Need to Be Funded and Built

Cut off from capital, these projects are needed in a world at risk of stumbling badly through the energy transition.

November 10, 2021

Crude Oil , Legislation , Infrastructure

Oil Approaches $84 as Lifting of US Travel Ban Boosts Demand

The price of Brent has risen over 60% this year and hit $86.70, a three-year high, on Oct. 25, supported by supply restraint by OPEC+ and recovering demand.

November 9, 2021

Natural Gas , Trade , Infrastructure

Opinion: No Need to Panic about Natural Gas

Pierre Noël of Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy argues that European governments should not overreact to soaring natural gas prices.

November 5, 2021

Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Biden's Sweeping Infrastructure, Social Spending Bills Finally Get a Vote

An affirmative vote would bolster the credibility of Biden's pledge to halve U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from 2005 levels by 2030 during the U.N. climate conference taking place in Glasgow.

November 5, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Infrastructure , Midstream

US Approves Commissioning for Venture Global Louisiana LNG Facility

Venture Global is installing 18 modular liquefaction trains configured in nine blocks at Calcasieu to produce about 10 mtpa of LNG, equivalent to about 1.5 Bcf/d of natural gas.

November 4, 2021

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Midstream , System Integrity

Managing the Evolving Risk Management Environment

Stakeholders must be integrated into the pipeline safety process.

November 4, 2021

Business , Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Pipelines

Panel Favors Equitrans in Hammerhead Natgas Pipeline Dispute with EQT

Equitrans has said Hammerhead cost about $555 million to build. EQT, the biggest U.S. gas producer and former parent of Equitrans, has a contract to transport about 1.2 Bcf/d on Hammerhead.

October 28, 2021

Legislation , Infrastructure , Emissions , Enhanced Oil Recovery

North Dakota Approves First Class VI Carbon Capture, Storage Project

This approval allows RTE to commercially capture (dehydrate and compress) and inject the 180,000-metric-ton-per-year CO2 stream into the Broom Creek Formation on RTE property for permanent geologic CO2 storage.

October 21, 2021

Restructurings , People , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers , Joint Ventures , Midstream , Pipelines

Q&A: Significant Midstream Consolidation on the Way

New Sidley partner Trent Bridges shares his thoughts on the strategic outlook for midstream companies, pipeline contracts, M&A, renewable fuels, capital markets and regulations.

October 19, 2021

Infrastructure , Pipelines

US Supreme Court Refuses Stay Request for Spire Natural Gas Pipeline

Spire has warned that the shutdown of its STL pipeline in Missouri, designed to deliver up to 400 MMcf/d of gas, could cause gas outages for as many as 400,000 in St. Louis this winter.

October 18, 2021