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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.

Cheniere Asks FERC for More Time to Expand Corpus Christi LNG

Cheniere Asks FERC for More Time to Expand Corpus Christi LNG

Cheniere Energy Inc. has requested more time from FERC to build and bring online its planned expansion at the Corpus Christi liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in South Texas, citing delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Cheniere, one of the largest gas buyers in the country and the nation’s largest LNG exporter, said it needs…

December 9, 2021
Jera Moves to Secure Additional LNG Supplies by Taking Stake in Barossa Project

Jera Moves to Secure Additional LNG Supplies by Taking Stake in Barossa Project

Japan’s largest power producer, Jera Co. Inc., said it would take a 12.5% interest in the Barossa natural gas project offshore Australia’s Northern Territory as it continues to secure additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies. Santos Ltd. sanctioned the $3.6 billion project earlier this year to develop the Barossa field to supply the Darwin LNG…

December 8, 2021

Cheniere Loads First Cargo from Train 6 at Sabine Pass LNG — The Offtake

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight  Cheniere Energy Inc. has loaded its first cargo from the 5 million metric tons/year (mmty) Train 6 expansion at the Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana. Feed gas was introduced in September. The company expects commissioning to be completed in 1Q2022.  Qatar Energy (QE) said Wednesday…

December 8, 2021
EQT Defends U.S. Natural Gas Producers, Exports in Response to Democratic Senator’s Claims

EQT Defends U.S. Natural Gas Producers, Exports in Response to Democratic Senator’s Claims

EQT Corp. on Tuesday defended U.S. natural gas producers and argued for boosting exports in a lengthy rebuttal to claims last month by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) that “corporate greed and profiteering” are to blame for the sharp rise in energy prices this year. CEO Toby Rice sent a nine-page response to Warren’s Nov. 23…

December 7, 2021
European Natural Gas Inventories Decline as First Cold Snap of Winter Arrives — LNG Recap

European Natural Gas Inventories Decline as First Cold Snap of Winter Arrives — LNG Recap

Europe’s first cold snap of the season arrived over the weekend, further cutting into natural gas storage inventories and helping to push prices higher Monday.  Already low storage inventories on the continent were cut to 66.8% of capacity from 67.5%. Maxar’s Weather Desk said Monday that the one- to five-day timeframe shows wide-spread “below, much…

December 6, 2021
U.S. Poised to Become World’s Biggest LNG Exporter, EIA Says

U.S. Poised to Become World’s Biggest LNG Exporter, EIA Says

The United States will have the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) export capacity in 2022 once the sixth train at Cheniere Energy Inc.’s Sabine Pass terminal and Venture Global Inc.’s Calcasieu Pass facility come online in Louisiana next year, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).* At that point, peak U.S. LNG production capacity…

December 3, 2021

Venture Global Officially Files at FERC to Build Fourth LNG Terminal — The Offtake

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight Venture Global Global Inc. has filed with FERC for authorization to build a fourth LNG export terminal in Louisiana. The company also filed for a certificate to build an 85-mile natural gas pipeline to feed the 20 million metric tons/year (mmty) CP2 LNG facility, which…

December 3, 2021
Pembina Scraps Plans for Jordan Cove LNG in Oregon After Years of Setbacks

Pembina Scraps Plans for Jordan Cove LNG in Oregon After Years of Setbacks

Pembina Pipeline Corp. is abandoning plans to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project and related pipeline in Oregon, citing ongoing regulatory setbacks in a filing with federal regulators on Wednesday.  “Despite diligent and persistent efforts, Applicants have not been able to obtain the necessary state-issued permits and authorizations from various Oregon state agencies,”…

December 2, 2021
Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 Secures Financing, Clearing Path to Completion

Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 Secures Financing, Clearing Path to Completion

PAO Novatek said this week that the 19.8 million metric tons/year (mmty) Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia’s Far North signed loan agreements with a consortium of international banks, securing all the facility’s external funding. The banks agreed to provide $10.8 billion for up to 15 years for the $21 billion project that is to…

December 1, 2021
Pennsylvania Natural Gas Production Continues Growing at Pre-Pandemic Levels

Pennsylvania Natural Gas Production Continues Growing at Pre-Pandemic Levels

Pennsylvania’s unconventional natural gas production grew at pre-pandemic rates through the first nine months of the year as prices and demand rebounded, according to the state’s Independent Fiscal Office (IFO).  The IFO said unconventional production came in at 1.884 Tcf in 3Q2021, or 6.8% higher than the year-ago period, resembling the strong rates of the…

November 30, 2021