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Shell, Partners Unveil Biggest Kitimat Export Facility to Date

Shell Canada Ltd. and three Asian energy giants are drawing up plans to develop a 12 million ton/year liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility near Kitimat, British Columbia — the largest facility proposed in the west coast province to date.

May 16, 2012

Many Not Thrilled With West Virginia’s New Marcellus Law

One day after HB 401 — also known as the Natural Gas Horizontal Wells Control Act –garnered overwhelming support in both houses of the West Virginia legislature (see Shale Daily, Dec. 15), advocates for the shale gas industry, surface owners’ rights and the environment told NGI’s Shale Daily on Thursday that the bill isn’t all they had hoped for.

December 16, 2011

Cornell Researchers Slam Colleagues Over Negative Shale Gas Study

Three researchers at Cornell University say a controversial study, conducted by their colleagues and stating that shale gas activities posed a more serious threat to global warming than coal, contains serious flaws and should be revisited.

December 1, 2011

German Renewable Push Drives More Gas Interest

With nuclear power generation being phased out and coal considered too inflexible, natural gas as a source of electricity generation is drawing increased interest in Germany to balance its national grid, which is rapidly moving toward total reliance on renewable sources for power generation.

October 31, 2011

German Renewable Push Drives More Gas Interest

With nuclear power generation being phased out and coal considered too inflexible, natural gas as a source of electricity generation is drawing increased interest in Germany to balance its national grid, which is rapidly moving toward total reliance on renewable sources for power generation.

October 25, 2011

Logistics Sending LNG to U.S., Says Market Watcher

Despite having “the worst netback in the world” for liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports right now, the United States is still drawing “a significant volume of LNG with all things considered,” Waterborne President Steve Johnson told NGI.

May 23, 2011

Logistics Sending LNG to U.S., Says Market Watcher

Despite having “the worst netback in the world” for liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports right now, the United States is still drawing “a significant volume of LNG with all things considered,” Waterborne President Steve Johnson told NGI.

May 19, 2011

Ford: Time Is Right for Natural Gas Vehicles

Amid rising gasoline prices and a boost from President Obama, natural gas use in vehicles is drawing increased support, according to Ford Motor Co., which reported Wednesday that demand has risen for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles.

April 1, 2011

Shales Seen as International Investor ‘Stepping Stone’

The smell of success emanating from North American shale gas plays has wafted overseas, drawing foreign investors to joint ventures (JV) with U.S. producers. Eventually some of those foreign investors will be acquiring U.S. energy companies, Deloitte LLP consultants said.

April 1, 2011

Expanding Largest SoCalGas Storage Field Draws Criticism

The largest underground natural gas storage field in California, Southern California Gas Co.’s (SoCalGas) Aliso Canyon facility, is drawing protests over a proposed expansion project.

February 16, 2011