A partnership between Wärtsilä Corp., WEC Energy Group Inc., the Electric Power Research Institute Inc. (EPRI) and construction company Burns & McDonnell has been tapped to carry out hydrogen fuel testing at the A.J. Mihm natural gas-fired generating station near L’Anse, MI. “As we bring more renewable energy online, we must ensure that we can…
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CNX Extends Contract for Electric Fracturing Fleet in Appalachia
CNX Resources Corp. said Tuesday it would extend a long-term agreement with Evolution Well Services to continue utilizing an all-electric fracturing fleet in the Appalachian Basin. COO Chad Griffith said after four years of working with Evolution’s fleet the “safety, environmental and efficiency benefits” have been clearly demonstrated. CNX holds more than one million Marcellus…
Halliburton, VoltaGrid Partner with Aethon to Deploy All-Electric Fracturing in Haynesville
Halliburton Co. and VoltaGrid LLC have clinched a multi-year contract with Aethon Energy Management LLC to deploy an all-electric fracturing solution in the Haynesville Shale. The project combines Halliburton’s all-electric fracturing spread, which uses the Zeus 5,000 hp electric pumping unit, with VoltaGrid’s power generation system, which offers real-time emissions tracking. “All-electric fracturing represents an…
State Department Latest to Warn Changes in Mexico Energy Creating Investment Doubts
Regulatory and policy changes in Mexico have dented investor confidence in the energy sector, according to a recent U.S. State Department report on the investment climate in the country. The report cites moves that favor state firms Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE). “The changes have led private companies to file lawsuits…
ACP Seeks FERC Extension; MVP’s Southgate Project Approved
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project has asked FERC for a two-year extension to build and place the 1.5 Bcf/d system online, citing the legal and regulatory delays it has faced.
Higher Canadian Natural Gas Prices Seen Limiting Exports to Western U.S.
Imports of Canadian natural gas supplies through the western United States were subdued in April and May amid higher prices north of the border, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
U.S. Drops Three Natural Gas Rigs as Upstream Activity Continues Search for Bottom
The U.S. natural gas rig count fell three units to 75 as upstream activity continued on its recent downward trajectory during the week ending Friday, the latest Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) data show.
Continental Bringing Back Some Curtailed Oil Production in July as Oil Prices Strengthen
After curtailing output by 70% in May in response to a pandemic-driven market downturn, Continental Resources Inc. said Thursday it would bring some production back in July, although about 50% of output is to remain offline.
COLUMN: Cenagas Sparks New Market Opportunities in Mexico Natural Gas Through Consulta Pública
Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process.
July Natural Gas Futures Climb Back Into the Green on Increased Heat Outlook
After finishing flat a day earlier, Natural gas futures mustered new momentum on Friday, ending the week in positive territory as mid-range forecasts for more heat outshined persistently weak demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) amid fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.