Gas storage

QatarEnergy CEO: Qatar to Sign More Long-Term LNG Contracts This Year

Qatar has not had difficulty securing long-term liquefied natural gas contracts and will sign more this year, QatarEnergy CEO and State Minister for Energy Saad al-Kaabi said at an economic forum on Wednesday.

U.S. Gas Surplus Forecasted to Vanish by End of Winter 2024/25

U.S. gas inventories are nearing record highs for this time of year, propelled by exceptionally mild temperatures during the winter of 2023/24, attributed to the El Nino weather phenomenon.

Enbridge Gas Invites Bids for Peak Storage at Dawn Hub

Enbridge Gas has announced a binding open season for peak storage services at the Dawn Hub storage facility, with service starting as early as April 1, 2025.

New Fortress Delays Start of Mexico's First LNG Plant to Late May

New Fortress Energy said on Wednesday it delayed the start of its Altamira LNG plant in Mexico to May and expects to export its first cargo in June after an incident a few days before the country's first LNG export plant was due to begin production.

Sinopec in Talks with Pembina Pipeline for LNG Offtake, Cedar LNG Stake, Sources Say

China's Sinopec is in discussions with Pembina Pipeline Corp. for an LNG offtake agreement and equity stake in the Canadian company's proposed Cedar LNG project, sources said.

Natural Gas Flows to Freeport LNG in Texas Reach Two-Month High

The amount of natural gas flowing to Freeport LNG's export plant in Texas rose to a two-month high on Sunday in what energy traders said was another sign that the plant was wrapping up a series of outages over the past month or so.

Kinder Morgan-Backed Gas Pipeline Expansion Prevails in U.S. Appeals Court Decision

The Kinder Morgan-backed Evangeline Pass Expansion project would expand existing pipelines to feed more fuel to Venture Global's Plaquemines liquefied natural gas export terminal in the Gulf of Mexico.

Energy Transfer Subsidiary Sunoco and NuStar Energy Merger Receives Green Light from Unitholders

The acquisition grants Sunoco access to NuStar's extensive transportation and storage infrastructure, encompassing approximately 9,500 miles of pipeline and 63 terminals.

Russia's Gazprom Sees Worst Loss in Decades as European Gas Sales Collapse

Kremlin-owned gas giant Gazprom said on Thursday it plunged to a net loss of $6.9 billion in 2023, its first annual loss in more than 20 years, amid dwindling gas trade with Europe, once its main sales market.

Targa Resources Beats First-Quarter Core Profit Estimates on Higher Transportation Volumes

Targa Resources beat Wall Street estimates for first-quarter core profit, as the pipeline operator benefitted from higher volumes of natural gas liquids (NGL) transported through its system.

Shell Smashes Forecasts with $7.7 Billion Quarterly Profit Driven by Strong LNG Performance

Shell reported first-quarter profit of $7.7 billion on Thursday, exceeding expectations as disruption to Red Sea shipping and Russian refining boosted oil trading and liquefied natural gas production rose.

Tellurian Sends Production Workers Home Amid Talks for Haynesville Shale Sale

The Houston-based company has been holding talks with potential buyers to sell its Haynesville shale gas business to raise capital for its proposed Driftwood LNG export plant.

U.S. Natural Gas Prices Retreat Amid High Storage Levels Despite Increased LNG Demand

U.S. natural gas futures eased on Tuesday, pressured by large storage levels, after marking its best day in over two years in the previous session, helped by forecasts for more demand than previously expected with an increase in feedgas to Freeport LNG's export plant in Texas.

QatarEnergy Inks $6 Billion Deal for 18 LNG Vessels with China's CSSC

QatarEnergy has finalized an agreement with China State Shipbuilding Corp. (CSSC) for the construction of 18 state-of-the-art LNG vessels, each boasting a capacity of 271,000 cubic meters.

U.S. LNG Export Flows Surge to Three-Week High as Texas Freeport Boosts Intake

The amount of natural gas flowing to the seven U.S. LNG export plants was on track to rise by about 5% to a three-week high on Monday as Freeport LNG in Texas started to pull in more feedgas, data from financial firm LSEG showed.

Baker Hughes Wins Contract for Huge Aramco Gas Expansion Project

Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes said on Tuesday it has received an order to supply equipment for the third phase of oil giant Aramco's gas network expansion project in Saudi Arabia.

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Oman LNG Inks 10-Year Supply Deal with TotalEnergies for 800,000 Tons Annually

Oman LNG and TotalEnergies, one of its shareholders, have signed a sale and purchase agreement to supply 800,000 metric tons per year of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the companies said on Monday.

Texas LNG Expands Offtake Capacity with EQT, Nears Full Permitted Capacity

Texas LNG, a planned four MTPA LNG export terminal in the Port of Brownsville, Texas, has broadened its partnership with EQT by securing a second natural gas liquefaction services agreement for an additional 1.5 MTPA of LNG over 20 years.

Equinor's Hammerfest LNG Plant Shuts Until Friday After Gas Leak

Equinor's Hammerfest LNG plant in Arctic northern Norway was evacuated on Tuesday because of a gas leak during maintenance and will remain offline until Friday at least, the company said.

MidOcean Energy Acquires 20% Stake in Peru's First LNG Export Facility

PLNG's assets encompass a natural gas liquefaction plant boasting a processing capacity of 4.45 MTPA, along with a fully-owned 254-mile (408 km) pipeline capable of handling 1,290 MMcf/d.

Kistos Completes Acquisition of UK Onshore Gas Storage Assets

The acquisition includes two onshore gas storage facilities in the UK, Hill Top Farm and Hole House Farm, at a total cost of $31 million funded from existing cash resources.

U.S. Natural Gas Flows to Texas Freeport LNG Export Plant Rise on Monday

The amount of natural gas flowing to Freeport LNG's liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in Texas was on track to rise for a second day in a row on Monday, according to data from financial firm LSEG.

Technip Energies Secures Contract for TotalEnergies and OQ's Marsa LNG Project in Oman

Technip Energies, has been awarded a substantial contract by TotalEnergies and OQ for the Marsa LNG bunkering project located in Sohar, Oman.

TotalEnergies to Acquire Full Ownership of SapuraOMV, Expanding Gas Operations in Malaysia

TotalEnergies has entered into an agreement with Sapura Upstream Assets Sdn Bhd to acquire its 50% interest in Malaysian independent gas producer and operator SapuraOMV Upstream Sdn for $530 million.

TC Energy Receives FERC Approval for Northwest Xpress Gas Pipeline Expansion Despite Opposition

(P&GJ) — TC Energy's plan to expand the capacity of its Gas Transmission Northwest Express pipeline by 150 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) received the green light from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on April 16.

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.

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.

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.

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.