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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.

Ongoing Freeport LNG Outage Helps Lift European Natural Gas Prices – LNG Recap

Ongoing Freeport LNG Outage Helps Lift European Natural Gas Prices – LNG Recap

Freeport LNG Development LP said Tuesday the third train at its export facility on the upper Texas coast would be offline for another two weeks, extending a month-long outage and providing support for European natural gas prices.  Spokesperson Heather Browne told NGI on Tuesday that the company is working to finish motor repair work after…

February 27, 2024
Qatar Takes Another Leap to Expand North Field Project, Boost LNG Output by 85%

Qatar Takes Another Leap to Expand North Field Project, Boost LNG Output by 85%

Qatar on Sunday advanced plans to increase the country’s LNG production capacity by 85% from current levels, upping a bet that more natural gas will be needed as progress at other liquefaction projects appears to slow. CEO Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, of state-owned QatarEnergy, said an appraisal program had determined that the productive layers of the…

February 26, 2024
Cheniere Says LNG Expansions On Track Despite Suspended U.S. Export Authorizations

Cheniere Says LNG Expansions On Track Despite Suspended U.S. Export Authorizations

Cheniere Energy Inc. CEO Jack Fusco said Thursday the Biden administration’s decision to pause new LNG export authorizations has not slowed down the company’s expansion projects, which management expects to stay on track despite an ambiguous regulatory environment. “It does introduce regulatory and permitting uncertainty to the U.S. liquefied natural gas industry as a whole,”…

February 22, 2024
Chesapeake Announces Major Natural Gas Production Cuts in Response to ‘Oversupplied Market’

Chesapeake Announces Major Natural Gas Production Cuts in Response to ‘Oversupplied Market’

Chesapeake Energy Corp. said Wednesday it would significantly slash spending and natural gas production this year in one of the biggest activity cuts announced yet for U.S. onshore operations in response to tanking prices.  The company, one of the largest natural gas producers in the Lower 48, plans to reduce capital expenditures (capex) in 2024…

February 21, 2024

House Votes to Reverse Biden’s Pause on New LNG Exports – The Offtake

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a Republican-sponsored bill on Thursday to reverse the Biden administration’s pause on authorizing new LNG exports.

February 15, 2024
EQT Not Ready to Curb Production Further as it Positions for Natural Gas Rebound

EQT Not Ready to Curb Production Further as it Positions for Natural Gas Rebound

Despite crashing prices, executives at EQT Corp. said the U.S. natural gas market is not as oversupplied as most think, suggesting the stage is being set for a rebound.  Henry Hub has traded below $2/MMBtu for seven straight sessions. The contract hasn’t been this low since June 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic. NGI’s Weekly Spot…

February 14, 2024
Chesapeake Inks First SPA to Buy Volumes From Delfin LNG Project

Chesapeake Inks First SPA to Buy Volumes From Delfin LNG Project

Chesapeake Energy Corp. has signed its first binding agreement to buy LNG as it advances a strategy unveiled two years ago to gain exposure to the international gas market. The company said it has signed a sales and purchase agreement (SPA) to buy 0.5 million metric tons/year (mmty) of the super-chilled fuel from the proposed…

February 13, 2024
Global Natural Gas Prices Continue Freefall Amid Spiraling Demand, Warm Weather – LNG Recap

Global Natural Gas Prices Continue Freefall Amid Spiraling Demand, Warm Weather – LNG Recap

Warm weather across the Northern Hemisphere continues to drag down global natural gas prices as demand remains weak and supplies are healthy.  Title Transfer Facility (TTF) and Japan-Korea Marker (JKM) futures have fallen by over 30% since the start of winter.  “The key drivers behind falling prices have been a mild winter, ongoing demand weakness…

February 12, 2024
TotalEnergies Still Working to Revive Mozambique LNG Construction 

TotalEnergies Still Working to Revive Mozambique LNG Construction 

TotalEnergies SE is aiming to restart construction this year on its long-delayed Mozambique LNG export terminal as it works to revive the project.  Work on the $20 billion facility was suspended in 2021 amid a rise in violence in the region. TotalEnergies, which has a 26.5% operating stake in the 12.9 million metric tons/year project,…

February 8, 2024
Qatar Reaches Deal to Extend LNG Sales in India for Another 20 Years

Qatar Reaches Deal to Extend LNG Sales in India for Another 20 Years

QatarEnergy said Tuesday that it has extended an agreement to sell 7.5 million tons (Mt) of LNG annually to India.  The company said the 20-year sale and purchase agreement it signed with Petronet LNG Ltd. begins in May 2028. Qatar would deliver the liquefied natural gas to import terminals across the country.  “This agreement is…

February 8, 2024
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