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Jamison Cocklin

Jamison Cocklin joined the staff of NGI in November 2013. Prior to that he worked as 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.

Uneven Oil Price Recovery Seen as Various Factors Weighing on Market

Uneven Oil Price Recovery Seen as Various Factors Weighing on Market

The rebound in oil prices since the lows of April is expected to slow and future gains will depend on a variety of factors including the strength of oil demand and a global economic recovery as the world still wrestles with the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Moody’s Investors Service. Moody’s expects constrained oil supply to…

September 21, 2020
Sempra Launches Open Season for Port Arthur LNG Pipeline

Sempra Launches Open Season for Port Arthur LNG Pipeline

A Sempra Energy affiliate has launched a binding open season soliciting bids for additional long-term firm transportation service on the Texas Connector Project, which would link the proposed Port Arthur liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility to various interstate pipelines.  The 34.2 mile-system was approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last year and its…

September 21, 2020
LNG Q&A: GECF Secretary Says World’s Leading Natural Gas Exporters Weathering Covid-19 ‘Storm’

LNG Q&A: GECF Secretary Says World’s Leading Natural Gas Exporters Weathering Covid-19 ‘Storm’

Editor’s Note: The following segment is one in a series by NGI’s LNG Insight focused on exploring how the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market works. The conversations in this series will also analyze news and the issues that matter most to the industry in North America and beyond. Yury Sentyurin is the secretary general…

September 17, 2020
Alaska LNG Finishes Federal Regulatory Process with NOAA Approval

Alaska LNG Finishes Federal Regulatory Process with NOAA Approval

The Alaska liquefied natural gas (LNG) project cleared its final federal regulatory hurdle this week after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) authorized the incidental take of marine mammals.  The authorization was issued Wednesday permitting the harm or killing of porpoises, sea lions, seals and whales during a five-year period from 2021-2025 during specified…

September 17, 2020
Pennsylvania Saw Another Banner Year for Natural Gas  in 2019

Pennsylvania Saw Another Banner Year for Natural Gas in 2019

Natural gas production again broke records last year in Pennsylvania even as activity declined amid a weak market. Unconventional natural gas volumes reached 6.8 Tcf in 2019, up from 6.1 Tcf in the prior year. Conventional gas production continued slipping as it has for years now to 71.4 Bcf in 2019 from 102.2 Bcf in…

September 16, 2020
LNG Recap: U.S. Feed Gas Deliveries Surge, But Cameron Still Without Power to Restart

LNG Recap: U.S. Feed Gas Deliveries Surge, But Cameron Still Without Power to Restart

A surge in feed gas deliveries to export terminals and a hurricane headed for the northern Gulf Coast that has forced some offshore producers to shut-in volumes sent U.S. natural gas futures up sharply on Monday.  Feed gas volumes hit their highest point since May on Sunday, surpassing 7 Bcf and were at about the…

September 14, 2020
Displacing Coal in Asia Seen as Key to LNG Growth in Era of Environmental Urgency

Displacing Coal in Asia Seen as Key to LNG Growth in Era of Environmental Urgency

If growth projections are expected to be realized for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the coming decades, more must be done to ensure its role in displacing coal and aiding the energy transition, according to some experts.  The Asian market is seen as a key to LNG’s future growth and a global goal of reducing…

September 11, 2020
Small-Scale New Jersey LNG Export Project Stymied by DRBC

Small-Scale New Jersey LNG Export Project Stymied by DRBC

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) on Thursday voted to suspend approval for key parts of a small liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in New Jersey.  The DRBC, a quasi-regulatory agency involving four states and the U.S. government that oversees the Delaware River watershed, stayed the decision it made last summer allowing a New…

September 10, 2020
European Energy Exchange Enables Negative Prices on Natural Gas Spot Markets

European Energy Exchange Enables Negative Prices on Natural Gas Spot Markets

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) said this week that it has taken steps to enable negative prices on its natural gas spot markets beginning Oct. 1, following a “number of key price fluctuations” that have occurred on the market in recent months. “The move will allow the exchange to handle any price scenario that may…

September 9, 2020
LNG Recap: Feed Gas Flowing to Sabine Pass as Global Prices Retreat

LNG Recap: Feed Gas Flowing to Sabine Pass as Global Prices Retreat

Feed gas deliveries to Cheniere Energy Inc.’s Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal ramped up over the holiday weekend and were at nearly 1.5 Bcf on Tuesday, pushing U.S. export demand to levels not seen since before Hurricane Laura made landfall Aug. 27. Feed gas deliveries scheduled for delivery to all U.S. LNG export…

September 8, 2020
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