Exports

Much of Gas Patch Getting a Marcellus Makeover

As production from the booming Marcellus Shale has grown and the emerging Utica Shale has made its presence felt, the Northeast, formerly a gas “have-not,” is pushing its own production outward to markets as pipelines race to catch up.

February 20, 2012

Prince Rupert, BC, Joins Kitimat as LNG Export Possibility

Kitimat may not be the only British Columbia (BC) city to benefit from potential liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. The port city of Prince Rupert, on the province’s north coast, is being eyed by UK-based BG Group plc for a natural gas export hub as well, officials confirmed Thursday.

February 10, 2012

Shell Works to Leverage North American Gas Portfolio

Royal Dutch Shell plc is working on ways to leverage its abundant natural gas resources in North America with plans on the table for liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, gas-to-liquids (GTL) and gas-to-chemicals facilities, as well as LNG for transport, CEO Peter Voser said last week. “These are value chain projects, which very much play to Shell’s strengths.”

February 6, 2012

Shell Aims to Leverage North American Gas Portfolio

Royal Dutch Shell plc is working on ways to leverage its abundant natural gas resources in North America and now has plans progressing for liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, gas-to-liquids (GTL) and gas-to-chemicals facilities, as well as LNG for transport, CEO Peter Voser told financial analysts Thursday. “These are value chain projects, which very much play to Shell’s strengths.”

February 3, 2012

Statoil, Chevron Units Going to Polar Extremes

The Norwegian pioneer of going to northern offshore extremes for production and exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has set out to transplant the industrial frontier arts to Canada.

January 23, 2012

Trinidad and Tobago Seeks to Diversify LNG Exports

Trinidad and Tobago, the largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the United States, is expanding exports to other countries while it seeks foreign investment in facilities that would produce downstream products.

March 28, 2011

Sempra Exec: LNG Exports Need Sustained Price Differential

For U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to pick up steam, the current significant wholesale gas price differences between North America and other major global markets will have to continue in the long term, according to Sempra Energy’s head of its LNG operations, speaking at Sempra’s financial analysts conference Wednesday in New York City.

March 25, 2011

Trinidad and Tobago to Diversify LNG Exports

Trinidad and Tobago, the largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the United States, is expanding exports to other countries while it seeks foreign investment in facilities that would produce downstream products.

March 22, 2011

Alaska Utility Devises Its Own ‘Spot Market’

This is the first time that utility Enstar Natural Gas Co. is entering a new year without firm contracts for all of the natural gas supply it expects to need to serve customers in Southcentral Alaska. Because all of its gas comes from a handful of producers in the Cook Inlet, the utility has come up with a new bidding mechanism to secure its peak day requirements.

December 28, 2010

Governor Rolls Out Utah Energy Initiative

In a coal-dependent state whose economy depends on energy exports, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert last Tuesday rolled out a framework for a statewide energy initiative that he hopes will include coal, renewables and various alternatives.

June 14, 2010