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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.

Poland, Bulgaria Receiving Alternate Natural Gas Supply as Russia Cuts Exports – The Offtake

Poland was receiving more natural gas supplies from Germany on Thursday, while Bulgaria was receiving supplies from Turkey. The flows were making up for lost volumes from Gazprom PJSC, which cut off supplies to Poland and Bulgaria this week for failing to comply with Russia’s demand for a new payment method.

April 28, 2022
EQT Exploring Equity Stake in LNG Export Capacity, Deals With Overseas Gas Buyers

EQT Exploring Equity Stake in LNG Export Capacity, Deals With Overseas Gas Buyers

EQT Corp. is in discussions with multiple liquefied natural gas (LNG) end-users across the world and may invest in liquefaction capacity as the call for U.S. exports grows.  The country’s largest natural gas producer already sells volumes to U.S. export terminals. It moves 1 Bcf/d from the Appalachian Basin to the Gulf Coast. However, the…

April 28, 2022
Range Resources CEO Calls for Federal, State Support as Natural Gas Prices, Demand Spike

Range Resources CEO Calls for Federal, State Support as Natural Gas Prices, Demand Spike

Range Resources Corp. CEO Jeff Ventura said Wednesday Appalachian natural gas producers need more support from policymakers if they are  expected to help meet increasing demand for the fuel at home and abroad. Aggressive domestic and international energy transition policies, along with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has jeopardized European gas imports, have pushed prices…

April 28, 2022
Global Natural Gas Prices Surge and Uncertainty Reigns After Russia Cuts Supplies to Poland, Bulgaria

Global Natural Gas Prices Surge and Uncertainty Reigns After Russia Cuts Supplies to Poland, Bulgaria

The natural gas market was searching for clarity on Wednesday about how Russia’s decision to cut off natural gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland could impact larger buyers in Europe if they don’t fully comply with the Kremlin’s demands to change how they pay for imports. Gazprom PJSC confirmed Wednesday that it had stopped delivering…

April 27, 2022
CNX Extends Contract for Electric Fracturing Fleet in Appalachia

CNX Extends Contract for Electric Fracturing Fleet in Appalachia

CNX Resources Corp. said Tuesday it would extend a long-term agreement with Evolution Well Services to continue utilizing an all-electric fracturing fleet in the Appalachian Basin. COO Chad Griffith said after four years of working with Evolution’s fleet the “safety, environmental and efficiency benefits” have been clearly demonstrated. CNX holds more than one million Marcellus…

April 27, 2022
Russia to Cut Off Natural Gas Supplies to Poland

Russia to Cut Off Natural Gas Supplies to Poland

Russia intends to cut off natural gas supplies to Poland on Wednesday in an escalation that sent European natural gas prices surging over fears that the Kremlin could take similar steps against other nations.  State-owned Polish Oil and Gas Co. said Tuesday that it received a letter from Gazprom PJSC announcing the complete suspension of…

April 26, 2022
Upside Clear for U.S. Natural Gas Prices as Fundamentals Remain Strong – LNG Recap

Upside Clear for U.S. Natural Gas Prices as Fundamentals Remain Strong – LNG Recap

U.S. natural gas prices rebounded Monday and were set to maintain momentum as benchmarks in Asia and Europe continued to cool.  “Daily demand is set to rise mid-week, adding as much as 5.5 Bcf/d by Wednesday and coinciding with the May contract rollover,” said EBW Analytics Group analyst Eli Rubin of the Henry Hub contract. …

April 25, 2022
Kogas Inks Long-Term Deal for U.S. LNG with BP

Kogas Inks Long-Term Deal for U.S. LNG with BP

Korea Gas Corp., aka Kogas, said Friday that it has signed a long-term contract to buy U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) from an affiliate of BP plc.  The company agreed to purchase 1.58 million tons (Mt) annually from BP Singapore Pte. Ltd. for an 18-year term at prices linked to Henry Hub. Kogas is one…

April 22, 2022

U.S. Natural Gas Prices Tumble Following Strong Rally – The Offtake

U.S. natural gas prices declined this week following a rally that saw the Henry Hub contract hit a 13-year high of $8.065/MMBtu on Monday (April 18). Prices fell as traders took profit, but they could rebound on cold early next week and the “impending May contract expiration,” according to EBW Analytics Group. The May contract closed at $6.534 on Friday.

April 22, 2022
Asian LNG Demand Continuing to Fall, as More Cargoes Head to Europe

Asian LNG Demand Continuing to Fall, as More Cargoes Head to Europe

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand across Asia has weakened considerably in recent weeks, dragging down forecasts for global consumption this year and leaving less competition for European buyers eager to displace Russian energy supplies. “We are entering into negative territory,” said analyst Gergely Molnar of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The global energy watchdog expects…

April 21, 2022