Investment

Many LNG Export Projects ‘Not Needed’ in IEA Net-Zero Model

Many LNG Export Projects ‘Not Needed’ in IEA Net-Zero Model

Many of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities already under construction or in planning will not be needed in the future if the world is to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the International Energy Agency said in a bombshell report this week. The world’s oil and gas needs in a net…

May 21, 2021
United States Said ‘Most Attractive’ in Global Renewables Market

United States Said ‘Most Attractive’ in Global Renewables Market

The United States has the most attractive market for renewable energy investment following the Biden Administration’s plan to transition to a lower-carbon power grid as part of the $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan, according to rankings data from IHS Markit.  The rankings put the United States in the number one spot for the period ending…

May 14, 2021
EU Firms Up Green Investment Criteria, with Natural Gas Considered Later

EU Firms Up Green Investment Criteria, with Natural Gas Considered Later

The European Commission on Wednesday punted the question of natural gas as an energy transition fuel down the road as it moved closer to making official criteria for what it considers a “green” investment. The College of Commissioners reached a political agreement on the European Union (EU) Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act, which aims to provide…

April 21, 2021
Biden Looking to Overhaul Nation’s Power Grid, Transit Systems in Historic Infrastructure Plan

Biden Looking to Overhaul Nation’s Power Grid, Transit Systems in Historic Infrastructure Plan

President Biden on Wednesday asked Congress for a massive infusion of funding to overhaul the nation’s power grids and expand renewable energy as part of a landmark program designed to fight climate change and expand American jobs. The estimated $2 trillion American Jobs Plan, if enacted by a split Congress, would be the most ambitious…

March 31, 2021
Clear Rules Will Boost Mexico Energy Investor Confidence, Veteran Expert Says

Clear Rules Will Boost Mexico Energy Investor Confidence, Veteran Expert Says

“Based on my day-to-day experience dealing with clients and different actors in the energy sector, I think the main concern in the industry is that the rules established for private investment are respected,” said Graciela Álvarez Hoth, CEO of risk management and energy consultancy firm NRGI Broker, who has more than 30 years of experience…

December 11, 2020
New Midstreamer Humble to Pursue Acquisitions, Greenfield Projects with EnCap Backing

New Midstreamer Humble to Pursue Acquisitions, Greenfield Projects with EnCap Backing

Newly formed Humble Midstream LLC said Tuesday it has secured an initial $300 million capital commitment from private equity firm EnCap Flatrock Midstream, aka EFM. “Based in Denver and formed in mid-2020, Humble Midstream is an independent energy company focused on acquiring and building midstream assets in conventional and unconventional plays across North America,” the…

December 2, 2020
Abu Dhabi Sovereign Wealth Fund Buys Major Stake in Cheniere Energy

Abu Dhabi Sovereign Wealth Fund Buys Major Stake in Cheniere Energy

The state-owned Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has acquired a 5.05% share in U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Cheniere Energy Inc., according to a Wednesday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The sovereign wealth fund owns about 12.7 million shares of Houston-based Cheniere that are valued at about $648 million. Cheniere’s share…

September 16, 2020
BlackRock Manager Says Mexico’s Long-Term Fundamentals Remain Strong Despite Current Turmoil

BlackRock Manager Says Mexico’s Long-Term Fundamentals Remain Strong Despite Current Turmoil

Despite multiple headwinds currently facing Mexico, the long-term fundamentals underpinning the economy remain strong, according to BlackRock Inc.’s Juan Alberto Leautaud, head of Mexico Infrastructure Investment. As an infrastructure investor for the world’s largest asset manager, “I tend to think about the long-term…fundamentals of investments and assets, and in this case, a country,” Leautaud said…

July 27, 2020
Freeport LNG Fully Funds Fourth Train with $1B Loan

Freeport LNG Fully Funds Fourth Train with $1B Loan

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in service on Quintana Island in Texas by Freeport LNG on Monday said it has secured all of the funding needed to add a fourth train.

September 10, 2019

Zell, Barrack Equity Ready to Infuse U.S. Upstream Ventures

Private equity heavyweights Sam Zell’s Equity Group Investments and Tom Barrack’s Colony Capital Inc. have formed a partnership to provide capital and asset management in the U.S. upstream oil and gas sector.

September 10, 2019
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