Abundance

ConocoPhillips U.S. Growth Linked to Liquids, Says Incoming CEO

ConocoPhillips will say goodbye to the ranks of Big Oil and move to the top of the North America’s pure-play explorers list at the end of this month, with a U.S. focus on liquids-rich opportunities, the incoming CEO said Monday.

April 17, 2012

LNG Export Not Seen Lifting U.S. Prices Much

Liquefaction and export of domestic U.S. gas is no longer a pipe dream but an eventual certainty given the abundance of supplies from shales and thirst for gas in other parts of the world, particularly in Asian markets, said speakers at Deloitte’s annual Oil & Gas Conference in Houston Thursday. True, there are export naysayers; a recent Deloitte study commissioned by BG Group addresses at least some of their concerns.

December 19, 2011

LNG Export Consumer Impact Is Pennies Per MMBtu, Says Deloitte

Liquefaction and export of domestic U.S. gas is no longer a pipe dream but an eventual certainty given the abundance of supplies from shales and thirst for gas in other parts of the world, particularly in Asian markets, said speakers at Deloitte’s annual Oil & Gas Conference in Houston Thursday. True, there are export naysayers; a recent Deloitte study commissioned by BG Group addresses at least some of their concerns.

December 19, 2011

ExxonMobil: North American Energy Imports ‘Nearly Zero’ by 2040

Because of the abundance of natural gas and oil now being unearthed in North America, energy imports into the United States and Canada will steadily decline and be “down to almost zero” by 2040, an ExxonMobil Corp. executive said Thursday.

December 9, 2011

Report Cautions on Refining Changes, NGL Glut

Natural gas and motor gasoline never had much to do with each other, but new environmental rules and the natural gas liquids (NGL) abundance from shale plays could make for a bit more of a connection, Bentek Energy LLC and Turner, Mason & Co. (TMC) have found.

December 5, 2011

Report Cautions on Refining Changes, NGL Glut

Natural gas and motor gasoline never had much to do with each other, but new environmental rules and the natural gas liquids (NGL) abundance from shale plays could make for a bit more of a connection, Bentek Energy LLC and Turner, Mason & Co. (TMC) have found.

December 5, 2011

Gas Is More than Bridge Fuel, Says Calpine CEO

With natural gas the cheapest backup for intermittent renewable-based electricity, combined with growing U.S. abundance of shale-based supplies, gas is not just a bridge fuel, it is the nation’s fuel for the future, said Calpine CEO Jack Fusco, speaking at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York City.

September 12, 2011

Shippers Dispute Columbia Claims of Marcellus Imbalance

The abundance of gas coming out of the Marcellus Shale is contributing to a situation on Columbia Gas Transmission that is pinching the pipeline’s storage operations in northern Ohio and creating oversupply on the western portion of its system, according to a recent rate adjustment filing at FERC. However, a group of the pipeline’s customers claim that difficulties Columbia is having balancing gas on its system are its own fault.

July 18, 2011

Columbia Gas Transmission Northern Ohio Receipts Falling Short

The abundance of gas coming out of the Marcellus Shale is contributing to a situation on Columbia Gas Transmission that is pinching the pipeline’s storage operations in northern Ohio and creating oversupply on the western portion of its system, according to a recent rate adjustment filing at FERC.

July 13, 2011

Columbia Gas Transmission Feeling Marcellus Growing Pains

The abundance of gas coming out of the Marcellus Shale is contributing to a situation on Columbia Gas Transmission that is pinching the pipeline’s storage operations in northern Ohio and creating oversupply on the western portion of its system, according to a recent rate adjustment filing at FERC.

July 13, 2011