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Jamison Cocklin

Jamison Cocklin joined the staff of NGI in November 2013 to cover the Appalachian Basin. He was appointed Senior Editor-LNG in October 2019 to oversee NGI's LNG Insight. Prior to joining NGI, he worked as a business and energy reporter at the Youngstown Vindicator, covering the regional economy and the Utica Shale play. He also served as a city reporter at the Bangor Daily News and did freelance work for the Associated Press. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of Maine.

Exports Have Little Impact on Rising U.S. Natural Gas Prices, CLNG Says

Exports Have Little Impact on Rising U.S. Natural Gas Prices, CLNG Says

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports are not to blame for the sharp spike in Henry Hub prices, according to a leading trade group.  “The idea that LNG is having some outsized impact on price is mathematically impossible when we actually start to dig into this,” said Executive Director Charlie Riedl of the Center for…

October 19, 2021
Energy-Hungry China Could Deepen Global Natural Gas Shortage

Energy-Hungry China Could Deepen Global Natural Gas Shortage

While the prospect of a cold winter is threatening to send an energy market already in crisis spiraling further, efforts in China to secure the supplies it needs to get through the season could make matters worse. China is the world’s largest energy consumer, and it has rapidly transformed into a natural gas-buying behemoth in…

October 18, 2021
Russia Limits Additional Natural Gas Deliveries to Europe, Sending Prices Higher — LNG Recap

Russia Limits Additional Natural Gas Deliveries to Europe, Sending Prices Higher — LNG Recap

European natural gas prices jumped Monday after Russia booked little additional pipeline capacity to move more supplies to the continent next month. Gazprom PJSC booked no additional capacity for November through Ukraine during an auction Monday. The company took only about 35% of the available capacity via Belarus and Poland next month. The auction’s results…

October 18, 2021
China’s Thirst for Natural Gas to Test an Already Stretched Energy Market This Winter

China’s Thirst for Natural Gas to Test an Already Stretched Energy Market This Winter

While the prospect of a cold winter is threatening to send an energy market already in crisis spiraling further, efforts in China to secure the supplies it needs to get through the season could make matters worse. China is the world’s largest energy consumer, and it has rapidly transformed into a natural gas-buying behemoth in…

October 15, 2021
Europe’s Gate LNG Terminal Adding Import Capacity to Meet Growing Demand

Europe’s Gate LNG Terminal Adding Import Capacity to Meet Growing Demand

The Gate liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in the Netherlands plans to add another 1 billion cubic meters (Bcm) of annual regasification capacity to serve growing demand.  The expansion would boost overall capacity at the facility to 13.5 Bcm annually, or roughly 477 Bcf/year, along with recently announced expansions. The additional send-out capacity is…

October 14, 2021

Biden Administration Says U.S. LNG Needed Across World — The Offtake

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight U.S. natural gas exports are needed across the world as buyers face shortages, the Biden administration said. “There’s a natural gas shortage around the world, hence the need for the United States to continue to export natural gas,” said White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki…

October 14, 2021

Cove Point LNG Maintenance Ends, Sending U.S. Feed Gas Volumes Higher — The Offtake

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight Annual maintenance at the Cove Point LNG terminal in Maryland has concluded after 21 days. Feed gas flows to the terminal returned to their pre-work levels Tuesday. Overall, U.S. feed gas deliveries were nominated at 11.2 Bcf early Wednesday, up by roughly 1 Bcf from…

October 13, 2021
Global Natural Gas Market Stabilizes After Chaotic Stretch — LNG Recap

Global Natural Gas Market Stabilizes After Chaotic Stretch — LNG Recap

Global natural gas prices remain high, but they were largely stable Monday and Tuesday after an extraordinary stretch of chaotic trading last week. National Balancing Point and Title Transfer Facility (TTF) futures closed higher Tuesday as the market appeared unable to find its footing after last week. Milder weather over the next six to 10…

October 12, 2021
Cheniere Inks Long-Term LNG Deal With China’s ENN in Another Sign of Market Strength

Cheniere Inks Long-Term LNG Deal With China’s ENN in Another Sign of Market Strength

Cheniere Energy Inc. has agreed to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Chinese utility ENN Natural Gas Co. Ltd. for 13 years beginning in July 2022.  Under the sales and purchase agreement (SPA), subsidiary ENN LNG Pte Ltd. would purchase 900,000 metric tons annually on a free-on-board basis. ENN would pay prices indexed to Henry…

October 11, 2021
‘Panic-Driven’ Market Sends Global Natural Gas Swinging Through Another Chaotic Day

‘Panic-Driven’ Market Sends Global Natural Gas Swinging Through Another Chaotic Day

Wednesday marked another chaotic swing for global energy markets as prices in Europe slid from astronomical highs to finish lower on the day and liquefied natural gas (LNG) spot prices in Asia were assessed at a record of nearly $60/MMBtu.  In Europe this week, wrangling has continued over how to best regulate the start-up of…

October 6, 2021
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