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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, and then to Managing Editor, LNG in February 2024. 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.

National Grid Plans to Sell Europe’s Largest LNG Import Terminal 

National Grid Plans to Sell Europe’s Largest LNG Import Terminal 

National Grid plc announced it would sell the Grain LNG terminal in the UK, Europe’s largest import facility, to help fund its capital investment plans.  The utility said it would invest roughly $76 billion over the next five years for its energy infrastructure network in the UK and the United States to support the energy…

May 24, 2024
Global Natural Gas Consumption Recovered From Energy Crisis Last Year, Cedigaz Says

Global Natural Gas Consumption Recovered From Energy Crisis Last Year, Cedigaz Says

Global LNG demand continued to expand last year amid a broader recovery in global natural gas consumption following the 2022 energy crisis caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, according to Cedigaz.  The international natural gas data service said in its annual “First Estimates” study that global liquefied natural gas transactions accounted for 54% of all…

May 24, 2024
European Natural Gas Prices at Five-Month Highs – Three Things to Know About the LNG Market

European Natural Gas Prices at Five-Month Highs – Three Things to Know About the LNG Market

NO. 1: European natural gas prices continued to climb on Thursday, hitting a five-month high after Austria’s OMV AG warned earlier in the week of potential disruptions to Russian gas supplies. The company, one of the few in Europe still importing Russian volumes, said an undisclosed company won a favorable court ruling that could potentially…

May 23, 2024
EU Adopts Regulations to Help Limit Russian LNG Imports

EU Adopts Regulations to Help Limit Russian LNG Imports

The European Union (EU) this week adopted new market rules for natural gas and hydrogen that allow member countries to essentially ban the import of Russian LNG. The EU Council adopted the package of regulations to aid decarbonization efforts by helping the bloc shift to renewable and low-carbon gasses in the energy system. It sets…

May 22, 2024
FERC Chairman Attributes CP2 LNG Delays to Project’s Potential Emissions

FERC Chairman Attributes CP2 LNG Delays to Project’s Potential Emissions

FERC Chairman Willie Phillips recently told lawmakers that an extended analysis of the proposed CP2 LNG facility’s air emissions was prolonging the regulatory review of the project.  Phillips said Venture Global LNG Inc.’s Calcasieu Pass terminal, which entered service in 2022, is releasing more emissions than previously expected, which would add to the nearby CP2…

May 21, 2024
Asian Spot Buying Increases Amid Hot Weather, Supply Disruptions – LNG Recap

Asian Spot Buying Increases Amid Hot Weather, Supply Disruptions – LNG Recap

Hot weather, maintenance at power generation facilities and LNG production outages have combined to push Asian natural gas prices higher. The July Japan-Korea Marker futures contract was trading above $11/MMBtu after climbing 7% last week.  One of three trains at Chevron Corp.’s Gorgon liquefied natural gas export facility in Western Australia, which mainly serves Asia,…

May 20, 2024
Gulfstream LNG Project Begins Regulatory Review Process at FERC, Secures Seed Funding

Gulfstream LNG Project Begins Regulatory Review Process at FERC, Secures Seed Funding

FERC has approved Gulfstream LNG Development LLC’s request to start the pre-filing permitting process, kicking off the regulatory review for its 4 million metric tons/year (mmty) liquefied natural gas export project planned for Plaquemines Parish, LA.  The company submitted a pre-filing application last month and expects to file a formal application in September for the…

May 17, 2024
FERC Seeking More Information from CP2 Ahead of May Meeting – Three Things to Know About the LNG Market

FERC Seeking More Information from CP2 Ahead of May Meeting – Three Things to Know About the LNG Market

NO. 1: FERC has requested more information from Venture Global LNG Inc. about the potential air pollution from the company’s CP2 export project.  The Wednesday request comes ahead of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s scheduled meeting on May 23. It raises the possibility that the Commission again may not vote on the project. CP2 has…

May 16, 2024
Petronas Identified Cause of Power Outage at Malaysia LNG 

Petronas Identified Cause of Power Outage at Malaysia LNG 

Petronas is working to restore operations at its massive Bintulu LNG complex in Malaysia after a power outage late last week.  The company said in a statement it is working to startup the facility after it identified the cause of the power loss, which it said occurred late on May 10. No timeline was given…

May 15, 2024
Global Natural Gas Prices Mixed on Stable Fundamentals – LNG Recap

Global Natural Gas Prices Mixed on Stable Fundamentals – LNG Recap

Global natural gas prices were stable Monday as the market weighed easing supply constraints against forecasts for hotter weather in parts of the northern hemisphere and continued geopolitical tensions. In Europe, the Title Transfer Facility declined again, with the prompt contract giving up another 1.5% on Monday after it lost 6% last week. Flows at…

May 13, 2024
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