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Mitsubishi Power Charging Ahead with Carbon-Free Green Hydrogen Generation

Mitsubishi Power Charging Ahead with Carbon-Free Green Hydrogen Generation

Lake, FL-based Mitsubishi Power Americas Inc. has launched the world’s first standard packages for green hydrogen integration, another step toward its long-term strategy of  emissions-free generation.   The hydrogen storage integrator model allows other energy storage technologies to integrate, including including with natural gas turbines and renewable energy. “We previously announced two green hydrogen projects in…

September 9, 2020
Energy Industry, Communities Paying It Forward with Hurricane Laura Relief

Energy Industry, Communities Paying It Forward with Hurricane Laura Relief

With Louisiana and Texas communities and businesses facing substantial losses after Hurricane Laura, charitable efforts by the oil and gas industry and beyond are providing a helping hand.  Cheniere Energy Inc., the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter in the United States, pledged $1 million to local organizations that are supporting relief efforts. The donation…

September 3, 2020
Lower 48 Energy Infrastructure Operators Artera Services, Otis Eastern Plan to Merge

Lower 48 Energy Infrastructure Operators Artera Services, Otis Eastern Plan to Merge

Artera Services LLC, which provides natural gas and electric industry infrastructure services across 34 states, has an agreement to acquire pipeline contractor Otis Eastern Services LLC. Atlanta-based Artera, renamed earlier this month, employs more than 8,500 people throughout the country. PowerTeam Services LLC earlier this month changed the name of the company following its acquisition…

September 1, 2020
Covid-19 Shut-Off Moratoriums Set to Expire, with Possibly Millions Facing No Electricity

Covid-19 Shut-Off Moratoriums Set to Expire, with Possibly Millions Facing No Electricity

Across the county, moratoriums on gas, electricity, and water shut-offs put in place in the early weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic are about to expire, and by Oct. 1, 36 states may not have utility shut-off moratoriums, according to data from Carbon Switch. The United States saw unemployment at an all time high of 14.7%…

August 31, 2020
Oklahoma Keeps Natural Gas Proration Formula at 50%

Oklahoma Keeps Natural Gas Proration Formula at 50%

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) has voted to leave a proration formula in place that limits natural gas production from some of the state’s most prolific wells.  In a 2-1 vote, with Chairman Todd Hiett and Commissioner Dana Murphy in support of the current formula, operators are required to limit an unallocated gas well’s absolute…

August 31, 2020
Range Resources Aiming for Net Zero Emissions in Lower 48 by 2025

Range Resources Aiming for Net Zero Emissions in Lower 48 by 2025

Lower 48 independent Range Resources Corp. on Wednesday unveiled an emissions goal of net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2025. The Fort Worth, TX-based exploration and production (E&P) company said in its 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report it has reduced absolute GHG emissions by 47% since 2017. It also has recycled 147% of produced water…

August 27, 2020
We Energies’ Proposed LNG Peaking Facility in Wisconsin Facing Local Opposition

We Energies’ Proposed LNG Peaking Facility in Wisconsin Facing Local Opposition

A WEC Energy Group subsidiary has received complaints from residents of Ixonia, Wisconsin, where the utility is proposing a $185 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility.  We Energies Inc. initially filed an application requesting a certificate to install two LNG peaking facilities in southeastern Wisconsin last November. The Ixonia facility, which could occupy 25 acres…

August 26, 2020
Competitive Power Ventures, Partners Secure Financing for Three Rivers Natural Gas-Fired Project in Illinois

Competitive Power Ventures, Partners Secure Financing for Three Rivers Natural Gas-Fired Project in Illinois

Developers of a 1,250 MW natural gas-fueled combined-cycle generation facility in Northern Illinois said they had finalized $1.3 billion in financing for the project.  Competitive Power Venture Inc’s (CPV) Three Rivers Energy Center is planned for Grundy County, near Chicago, where it will sell enough power into the PJM Energy Market to serve up to…

August 25, 2020
Pipeline Leak Detection Company mIQroTech Joins Chevron Technology Venture

Pipeline Leak Detection Company mIQroTech Joins Chevron Technology Venture

Leak detection company headquartered in Tampa, FL, mIQroTech Inc. is joining the Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) Catalyst Program, launched in 2017, in order to further develop their smart sensors and artificial intelligence (AI) technology.  Technology from mIQroTech implements AI and internet of things (IoT) to predict pipeline leaks, which can be reported in a dashboard…

August 6, 2020
Oil, Natural Gas Industry Continues Efforts to Aid Customers Hit Hard by Pandemic

Oil, Natural Gas Industry Continues Efforts to Aid Customers Hit Hard by Pandemic

As the original expiration date has expired for most moratoriums on utility shut-offs for nonpayment, several companies within the oil and gas industry continue to support their customers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Since March, NGI has reported on the efforts of more than 57 domestic and international corporations, foundations and utilities as they responded to…

August 4, 2020
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