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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.

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
North American Natural Gas Demand Seen Rising Despite Ukraine War Impacts

North American Natural Gas Demand Seen Rising Despite Ukraine War Impacts

Global natural gas demand is likely to decline this year because of high prices and market disruptions caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, although demand in North America is still expected to rise, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).  The IEA revised this year’s forecast for global natural gas consumption growth in its latest…

April 20, 2022
European Natural Gas Prices Hit Lowest Levels Since Ukraine Invasion – LNG Recap

European Natural Gas Prices Hit Lowest Levels Since Ukraine Invasion – LNG Recap

Oil and natural gas prices fell across the globe Tuesday, pushed lower by a variety of factors including demand destruction in Asia, bearish sentiment in Europe and a cooling rally in the United States.  European natural gas prices hit their lowest level since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. The May Title Transfer Facility contract hit…

April 19, 2022