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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.

Tellurian Chief Sees ‘Different Pathways, Timelines’ to Advance Next Phases of Driftwood LNG

Tellurian Chief Sees ‘Different Pathways, Timelines’ to Advance Next Phases of Driftwood LNG

Tellurian Inc. is in no hurry to sell all of the 27 million metric tons/year (mmty) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) capacity from the proposed Driftwood export project in Louisiana even though there’s an opportunity to do so, according to CEO Octávio Simões. The company has agreed to supply 9 mmty of LNG from the…

November 12, 2021
New Fortress Energy Sees Significant Gap in Global LNG Supply

New Fortress Energy Sees Significant Gap in Global LNG Supply

Management for New Fortress Energy Inc. expects liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand to “materially” exceed supply through 2039, saying in the third quarter 2021 earnings report that underinvestment in fossil fuels has left the global market vulnerable. Investment in oil and gas projects, according to NFE, has dropped sharply in recent years, going from $800…

November 8, 2021
China Cuts Another Long-Term Deal for U.S. LNG Supply from Cheniere

China Cuts Another Long-Term Deal for U.S. LNG Supply from Cheniere

Cheniere Energy Inc. said Friday it has reached a deal with China’s Sinochem Group Co. Ltd. to supply 0.9 million metric tons/year (mmty) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) beginning in July 2022.  The state-owned chemical conglomerate would buy LNG under the sales and purchase agreement (SPA) for a term of 17.5 years. Its purchases would…

November 5, 2021
Panama Canal Seeing Record Tonnage, Driven by LNG Exports to Asia

Panama Canal Seeing Record Tonnage, Driven by LNG Exports to Asia

The Panama Canal Authority said a record amount of tonnage passed through the waterway during fiscal year (FY) 2021, a milestone driven in large part by liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes, which saw the largest increase. “LNG is not only growing the fastest, but it has had its best year in terms of tonnage through…

November 4, 2021
Cheniere Reports Record LNG Exports, but Steep Loss on Volatile Natural Gas Prices

Cheniere Reports Record LNG Exports, but Steep Loss on Volatile Natural Gas Prices

Cheniere Energy Inc. loaded a record 141 liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes in the third quarter as prices skyrocketed and global demand increased ahead of the winter. Management expects more of the same in the coming months.  “In the short term, we have witnessed significant volatility and record prices for LNG and natural gas across…

November 4, 2021
Venture Global Signs Largest U.S. LNG Supply Deal on Record with Sinopec

Venture Global Signs Largest U.S. LNG Supply Deal on Record with Sinopec

Venture Global LNG Inc. has reached a deal to sell nearly 8 million metric tons/year (mmty) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., aka Sinopec, in deals representing the largest supply agreement ever signed by a U.S. gas exporter.  The 20-year deals, publicly announced on Thursday, also represent the largest supply…

November 4, 2021
Bio, Synthetic LNG Seen as Key to Super-Chilled Fuel’s Long-Term Role in Marine Sector

Bio, Synthetic LNG Seen as Key to Super-Chilled Fuel’s Long-Term Role in Marine Sector

Renewable energy is likely to generate more marine fuels in the future, and natural gas will  factor heavily into the mix, according to SEA-LNG COO Stephen Cadden. Cadden’s organization advocates for the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. SEA-LNG promotes the economic and environmental benefits of LNG. The organization was founded…

November 4, 2021
LNG Cargoes Drive Record Tonnage at Panama Canal

LNG Cargoes Drive Record Tonnage at Panama Canal

The Panama Canal Authority said a record amount of tonnage passed through the waterway during fiscal year (FY) 2021, a milestone driven in large part by liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes, which saw the largest increase. “LNG is not only growing the fastest, but it has had its best year in terms of tonnage through…

November 3, 2021

Freeport LNG Expecting Week-Long Outage on Pretreatment Train — The Offtake

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight  Freeport LNG has taken one of its three pretreatment trains offline for maintenance after an incident Sunday that will limit operational capacity. A spokesperson said the train is expected to be offline for seven days. Feed gas deliveries to the terminal were nominated lower early…

November 2, 2021
European Natural Gas Prices Jump as Flows Reverse on Key Russian Pipeline — LNG Recap

European Natural Gas Prices Jump as Flows Reverse on Key Russian Pipeline — LNG Recap

European natural gas prices jumped on Monday after flows reversed on a key pipeline that moves Russian supplies to the continent.  Monday’s price action was the latest to demonstrate how mixed signals from Russia have the European market seesawing. The Dutch Title Transfer Facility and National Balancing Point benchmarks dropped sharply last week, falling from…

November 1, 2021