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Spectra Advances $3B Worth of Projects

Spectra Energy Inc. recently struck contracts to underpin three major pipeline projects, moving $3 billion worth of investment opportunities into the execution column, a third brand-new pipeline to serve the Florida market among them.

August 12, 2013

EIA: July Heat Drove Northeast Gas Prices

A heatwave in the Northeast in the middle of July led to regional wholesale gas and power price spikes, as well as near-record gas consumption by Northeast power generators. However, natural gas spot prices averaged $3.62/MMBtu at the Henry Hub during the month, marking a 21-cent decline from June, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

August 12, 2013

Enbridge Pipe Reversal to Deliver U.S. Shale Oil to Canada Refineries

After capturing a healthy and growing share of Canadian natural gas consumption with shale production from the United States, exploration and production companies are poised to repeat the feat in oil markets.

August 12, 2013

Obama Earns Praise for Advancing Natural Gas

President Obama’s tilt toward accepting the economic opportunities from U.S. natural gas abundance may have been in fits and starts, but the right-leaning oil and gas industry is finding a lot to praise today, industry officials said Wednesday.

August 12, 2013

Lake Charles Cleared for Worldwide LNG Export

Lake Charles Exports LLC (Lake Charles) last Wednesday became the third prospective liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal tapped by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export domestic natural gas worldwide, bringing such authorized export volumes to 5.6 Bcf/d.

August 12, 2013

Cooler July Leads to Declining NatGas/Coal Demand, Genscape Reports

A cooler-than-normal July for much of the United States led to decreased levels of demand for natural gas and coal to fuel power plants in a trend that is expected to continue for the rest of the summer, according to data collected by Genscape Inc.

August 12, 2013

‘Change the Narrative,’ COGA Chair Tells Oil, Gas Industry

A call to action was sounded last Tuesday at the Rocky Mountain Energy Summit for U.S. oil and natural gas operators to take what industry pioneers created and continue reinventing for the future — with the public’s backing.

August 12, 2013
U.S. Coal Proving Worthy Opponent to NatGas

U.S. Coal Proving Worthy Opponent to NatGas

Natural gas traders haven’t been able to figure out where prices consistently are headed, but some things are becoming clearer: output has remained flat for close to a year. And coal generators have a lot of power in determining where gas prices will be, according to an analysis by Stephen Smith Energy Associates.

August 12, 2013
Go Beyond What’s Required, Says Top Colorado Regulator

Go Beyond What’s Required, Says Top Colorado Regulator

Colorado’s chief oil and natural gas regulator told executives in Denver last week that adopting a culture in the onshore that goes above and beyond what’s legally required will do more than anything to achieve community acceptance.

August 12, 2013

NOAA Still Expects ‘Above Normal’ Hurricane Season

The first two months of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season have been relatively quiet, but the peak mid-August through October portion of the season remains on track for above-normal tropical storm activity, according to forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

August 12, 2013