Markets , Infrastructure , Storage

Winter Power Resources May Be Tight in Parts of North America, NERC Says

Federal regulators also warned that the New England region faced its highest energy costs in more than 25 years this winter due to tight heating oil supplies and fierce competition for LNG.

November 9, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas , Infrastructure , Midstream

Cheniere Energy Seeks 18 Months to Upgrade LNG Turbines

The request reveals a potential snag at a critical LNG production facility as U.S. producers try to ramp up exports to meet booming global demand.

November 9, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas , Infrastructure , Midstream

Cheniere Cleared to Return Louisiana Sabine LNG Tank after 2018 Leak

PHMSA ordered Cheniere to shut two LNG storage tanks at the company’s Sabine Pass LNG export plant in Louisiana in February 2018 after plant workers discovered a one- to six-foot crack in one tank that leaked fuel into an outer layer.

November 8, 2022

Natural Gas , Infrastructure , Pipelines

Frigid Winter? New Englanders to Pay Through Frozen Noses for Oil and Gas

Exacerbating high energy costs, New England lacks enough gas pipeline capacity to meet all its heating and power generation needs on the coldest winter days.

November 3, 2022

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Construction

Equitrans Wants US Legislation to Help Finish Mountain Valley Natgas Pipe

Mountain Valley–the only big gas pipe under construction in Appalachia—is one of several U.S. pipeline projects delayed by regulatory and legal fights with environmental and local groups.

November 2, 2022

Exploration & Production , Infrastructure , Midstream

December Weatherization Deadline Looms for Texas Natural Gas

Energy lawyer Taylor Holcomb provides advice to natural gas facility operators on what to expect from Texas’ new weatherization rules, which take effect on Dec. 1.

October 19, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas , Infrastructure , Midstream

Key LNG Projects Move Toward FID Despite Looming Uncertainty

LNG economics are attractive, but permitting uncertainties in North America can derail a project. Here’s an update of projects from Sempra Infrastructure, Berkshire Hathaway Energy and Penn LNG.

October 12, 2022

Investment , Infrastructure , Energy Transition

Is It Clear Sailing Ahead for Gulf of Mexico Wind Energy?

An energy and maritime attorney who assisted with the first offshore commercial wind farm shares insight on potential challenges ahead for development in the Gulf of Mexico.

October 11, 2022

Infrastructure , Pipelines

PHMSA Investigating Energy Transfer Natgas Pipeline Shut after Fire in Illinois

Located south of Waverly, Illinois, the pipeline fire occurred on Oct. 3 and was allowed to safely burn out with no injuries reported, according to a statement by the Jacksonville-Morgan County Office of Emergency Management.

October 6, 2022

Infrastructure , Midstream

Phillips 66 Withdraws Texas Gulf Coast Oil-export Terminal Permit

The EPA this month revoked the pollution control permit for Phillips 66’s Bluewater terminal and directed the oil refiner and pipeline operator to submit a revised proposal.

September 30, 2022