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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.

Pittsburgh International Airport Completes Marcellus Shale-Fueled Microgrid

Pittsburgh International Airport Completes Marcellus Shale-Fueled Microgrid

The Pittsburgh International Airport (PIA) has completed a first-of-its-kind microgrid that’s powered by Marcellus Shale natural gas and solar panels. The microgrid will power PIA’s entire campus, making it the first airport in the world to receive its electricity entirely from a microgrid.  “Pittsburgh International Airport is now one of the most site-hardened public facilities…

July 20, 2021
Global Natural Gas Prices Climb Again as Supplies Remain Tight — LNG Recap

Global Natural Gas Prices Climb Again as Supplies Remain Tight — LNG Recap

Global natural gas prices were climbing again on Monday, picking up from gains last Friday as hotter weather and supply issues have the market heading higher as the week gets underway. Prices rebounded in Europe late last week after the European Commission unveiled a climate package aimed at cutting emissions and boosting renewables that had…

July 19, 2021
Cheniere Signs Another Natural Gas Supply Deal Linked to JKM for Corpus Christi Export Expansion

Cheniere Signs Another Natural Gas Supply Deal Linked to JKM for Corpus Christi Export Expansion

Cheniere Energy Inc. has signed an agreement for Tourmaline Oil Corp. to supply natural gas for an expansion project at Cheniere’s Corpus Christi export terminal in South Texas at prices linked to the Asian spot market.  The deal brings Cheniere another step closer to sanctioning the Stage 3 liquefied natural gas (LNG) export expansion project,…

July 16, 2021

Natural Gas Storage Deficits Continue Across World — The Offtake

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight The U.S. storage deficit is 6.7% below the five-year average after a 55 Bcf injection for the week ended July 9. Even Canadian storage inventories are below the five-year average because of heat waves in the West. Both Asian and European inventories are also low,…

July 16, 2021
Small-Scale LNG Gaining Edge in Northeast Amid Pipeline Constraints, Climate Targets

Small-Scale LNG Gaining Edge in Northeast Amid Pipeline Constraints, Climate Targets

The challenge of transporting natural gas to energy-hungry consumers in the Northeast is continuing to create opportunities and spur demand for small-scale applications and virtual pipeline services throughout the region. Despite the sharp uptick in gas production from the prolific Appalachian Basin over the last decade, pipeline constraints remain an issue in the Northeast, particularly…

July 15, 2021
As South American LNG Demand Soars, New Fortress Secures Gas Supply Through 2027

As South American LNG Demand Soars, New Fortress Secures Gas Supply Through 2027

New Fortress Energy Inc. (NFE) has reached an agreement for liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply through 2027 for most of its import terminals and power generation facilities. The company has nine import terminals in operation or under development in the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico and South America. It imports LNG in underserved markets where it’s…

July 13, 2021
Natural Gas Prices Swing as Traders Track Variables Across Globe — LNG Recap

Natural Gas Prices Swing as Traders Track Variables Across Globe — LNG Recap

Global natural gas prices have turned volatile after a stretch of gains as traders watch variables in key markets from the United States to Asia.  In the United States, the Henry Hub prompt contract finally retreated early last week after a nine-day winning streak. However, it spiked again by nearly 10 cents last Thursday (July…

July 13, 2021
Shell Signs Industry’s First Term Contract to Supply Carbon-Neutral LNG

Shell Signs Industry’s First Term Contract to Supply Carbon-Neutral LNG

Royal Dutch Shell plc said Monday that it has signed the world’s first term contract to supply carbon-neutral liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a PetroChina Co. Ltd. subsidiary.  Shell said it signed a five-year agreement with PetroChina International Co. Ltd. (PCI). It did not say how much carbon-neutral LNG would be supplied or when the…

July 12, 2021
New Fortress Secures LNG Supplies Through 2027

New Fortress Secures LNG Supplies Through 2027

New Fortress Energy Inc. has reached an agreement for liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply through 2027 for most of its import terminals and power generation facilities. The company has nine import terminals in operation or under development in the Carribean, Central America, Mexico and South America. It imports LNG in underserved markets where it’s utilized…

July 11, 2021
LNG Trading Continued to Drive Gas-on-Gas Competition Last Year, IGU Says

LNG Trading Continued to Drive Gas-on-Gas Competition Last Year, IGU Says

Natural gas buying at prices linked to dominant benchmarks like Henry Hub, the Japan Korea Marker (JKM) and the Dutch Title Transfer Facility (TTF) increased last year, again taking share from deals linked to oil-indexed contracts, according to the International Gas Union (IGU).  Gas-on-gas (GOG) competition’s share of the global market last year reached 49.3%,…

July 8, 2021