Gas

FERC Again Approves TC Energy’s 1,400-Mile Northwest Pipeline Expansion Despite Opposition

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has granted final approval for TC Energy's Gas Transmission Northwest XPress project. The expansion project spans 1,377 miles and is estimated to cost $75 million.

First Tanker Arrives at Troubled Freeport LNG Export Plant After 11-Day Hiatus

The first liquefied natural gas tanker to dock at Freeport LNG's gas liquefaction plant in 11 days arrived on Saturday, vessel tracking data from financial firm LSEG showed.

SLB Profit Rises 14% on Strong International Drilling Demand Amid North American Weakness

Top oilfield services firm SLB reported a 14% rise in first-quarter profit on Friday, in line with analysts' estimates, as higher oil and gas drilling demand in the Middle East and Africa helped offset weakness in North America.

Black Bear Transmission's Ozark Supply Access Project Now In Service

The project includes two miles of natural gas loop pipeline, a new compressor station, and two new pipeline interconnects. These additional facilities will create access to new supply interconnections with major interstate pipelines from the east end of the Ozark Transmission system.

TC Energy Expects No Service Disruptions After Alberta Pipeline Rupture

TC Energy said on Wednesday it does not anticipate any service interruptions from the rupture of its NGTL gas pipeline in Alberta, Canada, which caused a wildfire on Tuesday.

Mexico's Pemex to Hand Over Natural Gas Project to Business Magnate, Report Says

Mexican state oil firm Pemex has agreed to hand over control of its Lakach natural gas project in the Gulf of Mexico to Grupo Carso, a company belonging to Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, El Heraldo columnist Dario Celis reported on Thursday.

Iraq Plans Oil, Gas Contract Bids on April 27

Iraq will hold a bidding round for oil and gas exploration contracts on April 27, the oil ministry said on Thursday.

Kinder Morgan Meets Profit Estimates on Strength in Natural Gas Pipeline Segment

Kinder Morgan attributed the growth in its natural gas pipeline segment to increased margins on storage assets and higher volumes on gathering systems, further boosted by the recent STX Midstream acquisition.

South Africa's PetroSA Targets Mozambique Gas in New Sales Deal, Plans Imports via 540-Mile ROMPCO Pipeline

South Africa's PetroSA expects the first flows of gas into the country from a deal with Mozambique's national energy company ENH later this year, officials said, amid efforts to shore up supplies ahead of a potentially crippling shortage.

TC Energy's NGTL Gas Pipeline Rupture Sparks Wildfire in Alberta

A section of TC Energy's NGTL gas pipeline system in Alberta ruptured and caught fire on Tuesday, sparking a wildfire about 25 miles northwest of Edson, Alberta, in Yellowhead County, the company said.

Permian Natural Gas Prices Plummet to 15-Month Low Amid Lingering Negative Territory

Natural gas in the Permian and across the U.S. has been oversupplied following a warmer-than-expected winter, offtake constraints, and operational issues at a major LNG plant in Texas.

Croatia Secures $566 Million to Construct Four New Gas Pipelines

(P&GJ) — Croatia's energy infrastructure is set for a significant upgrade with the signing of a contract worth $566.4 million to construct four gas pipelines by mid-2026. The pipelines will facilitate gas transportation from the Krk LNG terminal to Slovenia, Hungary, and other Southeast European countries.

Japanese Consortium Invests $370 Million in I Squared Capital's India Gas Platform

A Japanese consortium will invest $370 million to acquire a minority stake in a platform that invests in companies developing city gas distribution networks in India, global infrastructure investor I Squared Capital said on Monday.

U.S. Natural Gas Exports Hit Record 21 Bcf/d in 2023, Led by LNG and Pipelines

(P&GJ) — According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the United States marked a record volume of natural gas exports in 2023, buoyed by robust LNG shipments and steady pipeline deliveries to neighboring countries.

EQT and Equinor Strike Mega Deal: Swapping Onshore Assets in Pennsylvania

EQT will sell 40% interest in its non-operated natural gas assets in northeast Pennsylvania to Equinor USA in exchange for Equinor's onshore asset in the Appalachian basin and $500 million in cash, the companies said on Monday.

U.S. Natural Gas Prices Surge to 5-Week High on Freeport LNG Feedgas Increase, Output Decline

U.S. natural gas futures edged up about 1% to a five-week high on Wednesday on an increase in feedgas to the Freeport LNG export plant and a drop in output as pipeline maintenance trapped gas in Texas and producers continued to reduce drilling activities after prices collapsed to 3-1/2-year lows earlier this year.

Oklahoma Attorney General Sues Enable and Symmetry Over Winter Storm Uri Natural Gas Price Hikes

(P&GJ) — Oklahoma Attorney General Gentner Drummond has filed litigation against Enable Midstream Partners (Enable) entities and Symmetry Energy Solutions LLC, accusing them of artificially inflating natural gas prices in the aftermath of Winter Storm Uri.

DeLa Express’ 690-Mile Permian-to-Louisiana Gas Pipeline Seeks FERC Approval, Targets 2028 Launch

(P&GJ) — DeLa Express LLC, an affiliate of Moss Lake Partners, has formally requested FERC approval to initiate the Pre-Filing Review Process for the proposed DeLa Express Project—a 690-mile natural gas pipeline aiming to transport gas from production sites in the Delaware Basin, Texas, to markets around Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Chevron Hands Over Stake in Myanmar Gas Field to Junta, PTTEP

U.S. energy company Chevron has quit the Yadana natural gas field in Myanmar, a spokesperson said on Monday, more than two years after it condemned violence and human rights abuses there and announced it would leave.

BP Nears Deal to Sell Trinidad Upstream Gas Assets to Perenco

BP is close to an agreement to sell some of its Trinidad and Tobago oil and gas assets to Anglo-French oil company Perenco, sources said.

Chesapeake, Southwestern $7.4 Billion Merger Delayed by FTC's Request for More Information

Chesapeake Energy and Southwestern Energy said on Friday the closing date of their proposed $7.4 billion merger has been pushed back to the second half of the year after receiving a U.S. regulator's second request for information.

TotalEnergies Boosts U.S. Natural Gas Production with Texas Acquisition

TotalEnergies is expanding its natural gas production footprint in the United States through an agreement to acquire Lewis Energy Group's 20% interest in the Dorado leases operated by EOG Resources in the Eagle Ford shale gas play.

Delays in Guyana Gas-to-Power Project Threaten Oil Revenue, Energy Cost Reduction Goals

Guyana’s efforts to use its natural gas resources to fuel a power plant that would slash the South American nation's energy costs have snagged on construction delays and threaten to curtail the rising oil hotspot's revenue this year by about $1 billion.

Despite $90 Crude, U.S. Oil Output Capped by Weak Natural Gas Prices

U.S. crude oil prices last week climbed to their highest this year, but a weak natural gas market, steeper costs and a focus on shareholder returns over new production are keeping shale drillers from big output increases in the world's top oil and gas producer.

TotalEnergies Delays Final Investment Decision for Papua LNG Project to 2025

French oil and gas giant TotalEnergies on Monday said a planned new LNG project in Papua New Guinea would require 'more work' before a final investment decision could be reached.

Mitsui OSK Starts FSRU Operations for Indonesia Gas-Fired Power Plant

Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) has started commercial operations of its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to supply LNG to a power plant in West Java, Indonesia, the company said on Friday.

Coastal GasLink Route Fuels Pembina Pipeline's LNG Deal with ARC Resources for Cedar LNG

Under the agreement, ARC Resources will supply natural gas through the Coastal GasLink from its production base in Montney, British Columbia, for a term of 20 years commencing in 2028.

VTTI to Control Italy's Largest LNG Terminal, Snam Acquires 30%

Energy storage group VTTI will get a 70% stake in Italy's biggest LNG terminal, with grid operator Snam owning the rest, the Milan-listed group said late on Wednesday, announcing a deal to be finalized by year-end.

Enbridge Receives Approval to Begin Service on Louisiana Venice Gas Pipeline Project

Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge's Texas Eastern Transmission subsidiary received approval on Thursday from U.S. energy regulators to commence service of a natural gas pipeline associated with its Venice extension project in Louisiana.

Baker Hughes, Snam Partner to Decarbonize Italian Gas Network with Hydrogen-Ready Technology

Baker Hughes has secured a contract with Snam, Europe’s primary operator in natural gas infrastructure, to provide advanced technology aimed at decarbonizing the Italian gas network.