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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.

Gazprom Warns of Further Natural Gas Cuts for Europe, Escalating Supply Crisis

Gazprom Warns of Further Natural Gas Cuts for Europe, Escalating Supply Crisis

Gazprom PJSC has reduced deliveries of natural gas to some of Europe’s biggest buyers and Russia has warned that further cuts could be ahead, sending benchmark prices on the continent higher Thursday.  Germany’s Uniper SE confirmed Russian deliveries have been cut by 25%, while Italy’s Eni SpA said flows have been reduced by 15%. Czech…

June 16, 2022
Global Natural Gas Prices Soar on Freeport LNG, Russian Outages

Global Natural Gas Prices Soar on Freeport LNG, Russian Outages

European and Asian natural gas prices continued soaring higher Wednesday with the market on edge about two key supply outages in Russia and the United States. Word on Tuesday that the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on Quintana Island, TX, Freeport LNG, won’t enter full service until later this year after an explosion, as well…

June 15, 2022

Nord Stream 1 to Cut Flows on Maintenance Delays Caused by Sanctions – The Offtake

Gazprom PJSC said Tuesday that it can only ship 100 million cubic meters/day (MMcm) on the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, or 40% less than the system’s capacity.

June 14, 2022
Southwestern Energy, Uniper Clinch Agreement for Certified Natural Gas Supply, LNG Exports

Southwestern Energy, Uniper Clinch Agreement for Certified Natural Gas Supply, LNG Exports

Southwestern Energy Co. said Tuesday it has a deal with the North American subsidiary of Uniper SE to supply independently certified natural gas for domestic and international distribution. The agreement pairs Southwestern, the second largest U.S. natural gas producer, with an affiliate of Uniper, one of Germany’s largest energy supply companies, at a time when…

June 14, 2022
Global Natural Gas Prices Swing with Freeport LNG Offline – LNG Recap

Global Natural Gas Prices Swing with Freeport LNG Offline – LNG Recap

Last week’s explosion that knocked the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal offline continued to test the global gas market Monday, as prices in the United States were down and the supply disruption combined with others to push prices higher in Europe.   Freeport LNG Development LP said it expects the terminal, which provides four…

June 13, 2022
Chesapeake in Hunt for LNG Expertise as E&Ps Press Advantage in Export Boom

Chesapeake in Hunt for LNG Expertise as E&Ps Press Advantage in Export Boom

Chesapeake Energy Corp. is searching for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) adviser to join its workforce as more North American exploration and production (E&P) companies look to gain exposure to the export boom. In a job posting on LinkedIn late last month, Chesapeake said it was searching for a person to take the lead on…

June 11, 2022
LNG Freight Rates Surging on ‘Unusually Early Rush’ for Vessels Before Winter

LNG Freight Rates Surging on ‘Unusually Early Rush’ for Vessels Before Winter

Rates to secure vessels for liquefied natural gas (LNG) deliveries are at multi-year highs, climbing months in advance of the typical period when charterers move more aggressively to lock in ships ahead of winter demand. The trend is particularly noticeable in the Atlantic Basin, where stronger-than-normal demand in Europe is helping support rates.  “Strong demand…

June 10, 2022
Freeport LNG Shuttered for At Least Three Weeks, Tightening Global Gas Market Further

Freeport LNG Shuttered for At Least Three Weeks, Tightening Global Gas Market Further

The Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Texas is expected to be offline for at least three weeks after an explosion rocked the facility Wednesday morning, dealing a blow to a global gas market already short on supplies. State and federal agencies, including the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, are aiding Freeport…

June 9, 2022
Mexico’s AMLO Meets With U.S. Energy Companies, Says LNG Projects Advancing

Mexico’s AMLO Meets With U.S. Energy Companies, Says LNG Projects Advancing

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador last week touted progress on numerous private and public sector energy projects under development in the country. On Thursday, the administration concluded meetings with 16 U.S. energy companies to discuss “matters of electricity as well as oil and gas,” the president told reporters during his morning press conference.  Among…

June 8, 2022
Investigation Underway at Freeport LNG After Explosion; Damage Unclear

Investigation Underway at Freeport LNG After Explosion; Damage Unclear

An explosion that rattled the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Texas on Wednesday was brought under control quickly, paving the way for an investigation into what caused the incident.  The explosion occurred at about 11:40 a.m. CT at the facility on Quintana Island, about 65 miles south of Houston, according to Freeport…

June 8, 2022