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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 Natural Gas Prices Surge to Four-Month High on Supply Squeeze – LNG Recap

European Natural Gas Prices Surge to Four-Month High on Supply Squeeze – LNG Recap

European natural gas prices hit their highest point in months on Tuesday, extending a series of gains as the continent continues to face the threat of supply shortages on a number of fronts. A prolonged shutdown of the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in the United States, reduced flows from Russia on the…

July 5, 2022
Russia Moves for Control of Sakhalin-2 LNG, Jeopardizing Foreign Ownership Stakes

Russia Moves for Control of Sakhalin-2 LNG, Jeopardizing Foreign Ownership Stakes

Russia is moving to further tighten its grip on the nation’s oil and natural gas supplies, issuing a decree for the country to take over the Sakhalin-2 liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project on Sakhalin Island north of Japan.  An executive order signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin to “protect the national interests” calls for…

July 1, 2022
PHMSA Examines ‘Overpressure Situation’ at Freeport LNG, Possibly Delaying Restart

PHMSA Examines ‘Overpressure Situation’ at Freeport LNG, Possibly Delaying Restart

High pressures in a stretch of piping likely caused an explosion that knocked the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal offline, according to federal regulators, who have proposed requirements that could ultimately delay a return to service. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) said the cause of the June 8 incident is…

June 30, 2022
Prelude FLNG Cancels Cargo Deliveries Amid Union Strike

Prelude FLNG Cancels Cargo Deliveries Amid Union Strike

The Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility offshore Western Australia has canceled cargo deliveries through mid-July as labor unions representing workers on the vessel initiate work stoppages. Shell plc told multiple news outlets this week that it has notified customers of the cancellations, citing the impacts of a strike that started on June…

June 29, 2022
European Benchmarks Hit Fresh Highs on ICE Amid Push to Secure More Natural Gas

European Benchmarks Hit Fresh Highs on ICE Amid Push to Secure More Natural Gas

German and Italian natural gas futures listed on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) hit fresh highs in May amid a scramble in Europe to secure supplies in the months since Russia invaded Ukraine.  European benchmark Title Transfer Facility futures saw 2.8 million lots traded last month, up 5% from April. ICE added that German Trading Hub…

June 29, 2022
Eagle LNG Debuting ‘Multi Purpose-Built’ Vessels to Refuel Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships

Eagle LNG Debuting ‘Multi Purpose-Built’ Vessels to Refuel Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships

The Royal Caribbean Group has selected The Woodlands, TX-based Eagle LNG Partners LLC to refuel its new class of cruise ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) throughout the Caribbean. As a result, Eagle said it would debut “multiple purpose-built” vessels for LNG bunkering, or refueling, operations that would be located in the region. The…

June 22, 2022

Europe’s Top Natural Gas Buyers Continue to See Cut in Russian Deliveries – The Offtake

Europe’s largest gas buyers continued to see cuts in Russian deliveries Friday. Germany’s Uniper SE had received roughly 40% of its nominations, while Eni SpA had received about 50% of its orders. Slovakia also reported that its flows had been cut in half. Austria and the Czech Republic have seen flows reduced, while volumes from Russia arriving in France via Germany have been cut entirely. France receives less than 20% of its gas via Germany. 

June 17, 2022
Gazprom Warns of Further Natural Gas Cuts for Europe, Escalating Supply Crisis

Gazprom Warns of Further Natural Gas Cuts for Europe, Escalating Supply Crisis

Gazprom PJSC has reduced deliveries of natural gas to some of Europe’s biggest buyers and Russia has warned that further cuts could be ahead, sending benchmark prices on the continent higher Thursday.  Germany’s Uniper SE confirmed Russian deliveries have been cut by 25%, while Italy’s Eni SpA said flows have been reduced by 15%. Czech…

June 16, 2022
Global Natural Gas Prices Soar on Freeport LNG, Russian Outages

Global Natural Gas Prices Soar on Freeport LNG, Russian Outages

European and Asian natural gas prices continued soaring higher Wednesday with the market on edge about two key supply outages in Russia and the United States. Word on Tuesday that the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on Quintana Island, TX, Freeport LNG, won’t enter full service until later this year after an explosion, as well…

June 15, 2022

Nord Stream 1 to Cut Flows on Maintenance Delays Caused by Sanctions – The Offtake

Gazprom PJSC said Tuesday that it can only ship 100 million cubic meters/day (MMcm) on the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, or 40% less than the system’s capacity.

June 14, 2022
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