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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.

European, Asian Natural Gas Prices Steady on Firm Supplies – LNG Recap

European, Asian Natural Gas Prices Steady on Firm Supplies – LNG Recap

Natural gas prices in Europe and Asia have leveled off amid warmer weather and strong storage stocks in both regions.  In Europe, where inventories are at 94% of capacity, temperatures are expected to remain mild next week, according to Maxar’s Weather Desk.  Above normal temperatures are expected in big gas consuming regions like France, Germany…

November 28, 2022
EU Leaders Unveil ‘Safety Ceiling’ to Protect Against Volatile Natural Gas Price Swings

EU Leaders Unveil ‘Safety Ceiling’ to Protect Against Volatile Natural Gas Price Swings

The European Commission (EC) has proposed a bloc-wide ceiling on natural gas prices linked to Europe’s benchmark in an effort to stanch massive financial volatility, potentially sending ripple effects across global gas markets. In a proposal outlined by the European Union’s (EU) executive branch Tuesday, the Commission could institute a “safety price” mechanism by the…

November 22, 2022
Pennsylvania Fines CNX for Production Fluid Spills, Lengthy Cleanup

Pennsylvania Fines CNX for Production Fluid Spills, Lengthy Cleanup

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said a CNX Resources Corp. affiliate has paid a $200,000 fine for allegedly failing to control and properly dispose of production fluids at shale well sites in the southwestern part of the state.  DEP said 1,680 gallons of production fluid breached containment and discharged onto the ground in…

November 22, 2022
Gazprom Warns of Further European Natural Gas Supply Cuts

Gazprom Warns of Further European Natural Gas Supply Cuts

Gazprom PJSC on Tuesday threatened to reduce the natural gas it supplies for transit through Ukraine, one of the last remaining routes carrying Russian pipeline exports to Europe. The state-owned company said in a statement that Ukraine was not delivering all of the natural gas it was sending through the country for consumers in Moldova.…

November 22, 2022
Storage Inventories, LNG Supply Keep Lid on European Prices Despite Cold Snap – LNG Recap

Storage Inventories, LNG Supply Keep Lid on European Prices Despite Cold Snap – LNG Recap

Cold weather has finally arrived in Europe, necessitating some of the season’s first natural gas storage withdrawals and lifting prompt prices.  The Title Transfer Facility (TTF) finished last week higher on colder forecasts and the gains held Monday, when the December contract finished 30 cents higher at $34.87/MMBtu. Other winter contracts fell with storage inventories…

November 21, 2022
Equitrans Stops Major Natural Gas Leak at Pennsylvania Storage Facility 

Equitrans Stops Major Natural Gas Leak at Pennsylvania Storage Facility 

Equitrans Midstream Corp. said late Thursday it has flooded a natural gas storage well that had leaked for more than 10 days, releasing over 1 Bcf/d into the atmosphere, according to preliminary estimates.  Spokesperson Natalie Cox told NGI the leak was discovered on Nov. 6. The company worked through a series of setbacks with Texas-based…

November 18, 2022
Williams One Step Closer to International LNG Trade After Sempra HOA

Williams One Step Closer to International LNG Trade After Sempra HOA

Natural gas midstream giant Williams has reached a tentative agreement with Sempra Infrastructure to buy 3 million metric tons/year (mmty) of LNG and develop pipeline projects to feed growing exports from the Gulf Coast.  The companies signed a non-binding heads of agreement (HOA) to negotiate the terms of two 20-year agreements for Williams to purchase…

November 17, 2022

Petronas Reports Fire on Pipeline Feeding Malaysia LNG Terminal – The Offtake

Petronas on Wednesday reported a fire on its Sabah-Sarawak natural gas pipeline in Malaysia. The system feeds the 30 million metric tons/year Bintulu LNG export terminal.

November 16, 2022
Declining Output, Lack of New Capacity Set to Test European LNG Imports in 2023

Declining Output, Lack of New Capacity Set to Test European LNG Imports in 2023

Europe is expected to continue paying exorbitant prices to attract LNG cargoes next year, particularly given how limited new supplies of the super-chilled fuel will be. A decline in sanctioned projects over the last decade during a low price environment and underinvestment in fossil fuels means new liquefaction capacity may be scarce until 2025, when…

November 16, 2022
Excelerate Energy Sees ‘Immediate Opportunity’ in European Natural Gas Market

Excelerate Energy Sees ‘Immediate Opportunity’ in European Natural Gas Market

Excelerate Energy Inc. has for now shifted its focus to fulfilling Europe’s need for natural gas as the continent continues working to buildout import infrastructure to fill the void left by declining Russian supplies.  The company has the world’s largest portfolio of floating LNG terminals and has worked to deploy the infrastructure and pursue other…

November 15, 2022
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