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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.

Qatar Petroleum Launches Initiative to Cut Emissions from LNG, Upstream Operations

Qatar Petroleum Launches Initiative to Cut Emissions from LNG, Upstream Operations

State-owned Qatar Petroleum (QP), the world’s leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, has unveiled an ambitious plan to cut emissions and drastically reduce the environmental footprint of its fossil fuel operations.  The company said its “sustainability strategy” establishes targets to align with the goals of the United Nations climate accord, aka the Paris agreement, drafted…

January 21, 2021
Jordan Cove LNG Faces Another Setback as FERC Upholds Oregon Authority

Jordan Cove LNG Faces Another Setback as FERC Upholds Oregon Authority

FERC dealt a blow this week to the proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal by denying a petition filed last year by the sponsors to waive Oregon’s regulatory authority. Jordan Cove Energy Project LP and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline LP had argued that the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) far exceeded…

January 20, 2021
Commonwealth LNG Launches Competitive Bidding to Jumpstart Louisiana Export Project

Commonwealth LNG Launches Competitive Bidding to Jumpstart Louisiana Export Project

Commonwealth Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has launched a tender soliciting bids from potential offtakers that could acquire supply from the proposed project in Louisiana at volumes, pricing and durations of their choosing.  The company is aiming to accelerate the supply contracting process by offering more flexibility. Offtakers could buy on a tolling, free-on-board (FOB) or…

January 19, 2021
Asia LNG Rally Subsides, but Wintry Weather Poised to Support Prices — LNG Recap

Asia LNG Rally Subsides, but Wintry Weather Poised to Support Prices — LNG Recap

The rally in Asian natural gas prices has finally lost momentum as temperatures have warmed and supplies are creeping up across the region. Spot prices fell below $10.00/MMBtu on Monday as the February contract gave way to March delivery. The decline followed a rapid climb from late November through last week when Japan Korea Marker…

January 19, 2021
New Fortress Expands Latin America LNG Position with Brazil Acquisition

New Fortress Expands Latin America LNG Position with Brazil Acquisition

New Fortress Energy Inc. said Wednesday it is acquiring Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP) and Hygo Energy Transition Ltd. in a deal valued at $5 billion that expands operations in Latin America and provides liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping assets.  Hygo is a 50-50 joint venture between Golar LNG Ltd. and a fund managed by…

January 14, 2021
Perfect Storm Driving Meteoric Rise in Asian LNG Prices Could Happen Again

Perfect Storm Driving Meteoric Rise in Asian LNG Prices Could Happen Again

James Waddell, a senior global gas analyst at London-based Energy Aspects, said severe cold, production outages, shipping constraints and a scramble to find supplies are just a few of the myriad factors that have blown into the perfect storm behind a meteoric rise in Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices.  As the historic rally continues,…

January 14, 2021
Trucked LNG Prices Spiked in China as Cold Gripped Region in December, Says Wood Mackenzie

Trucked LNG Prices Spiked in China as Cold Gripped Region in December, Says Wood Mackenzie

Cold weather and a scramble to secure natural gas supplies in Asia are impacting more than only power generators, as spot prices for trucked liquefied natural gas (LNG) in China skyrocketed last month, according to Wood Mackenzie.  The consultancy said spot prices in the LNG transport space nearly doubled in only three weeks in the…

January 13, 2021
New Fortress Gains Foothold in Brazil, Adds LNG Shipping in $5B Acquisition

New Fortress Gains Foothold in Brazil, Adds LNG Shipping in $5B Acquisition

New Fortress Energy Inc. said Wednesday it is acquiring Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP) and Hygo Energy Transition Ltd. in a deal valued at $5 billion that expands operations in Latin America and provides liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping assets.  Hygo is a 50-50 joint venture between Golar LNG Ltd. and a fund managed by…

January 13, 2021
Short-Term LNG Export Authorizations Dropped in Federal Deregulatory Blitz

Short-Term LNG Export Authorizations Dropped in Federal Deregulatory Blitz

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will no longer issue separate authorizations for short-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, which now are to be covered by long-term licenses, according to a policy change that took effect on Tuesday.  The move comes only days before President-elect Biden is to be sworn in and come as part…

January 12, 2021
Winter Weather, Supply Shortage Still Upending Global Natural Gas Market — LNG Recap

Winter Weather, Supply Shortage Still Upending Global Natural Gas Market — LNG Recap

Snow and bitter cold from Europe to North Asia, which has pushed liquefied natural gas (LNG) and electricity prices to record-setting highs, hasn’t eased as the rally stretches into another week. Winter weather has combined with supply outages and shipping constraints in recent weeks to create a historic stretch for the global gas market. Temperatures…

January 11, 2021
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