Next-day natural gas romped higher in Monday’s trading as wintry conditions and below normal temperatures brought buyers off the bench and sent next-day prices higher by double-digits. The NGI National Spot Gas Average rose a stout 30 cents to $2.75.
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Shizuoka Gas Co. and Shell Eastern Trading (Pte) Ltd. have struck a liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement (SPA) that will utilize the export capability recently added to the Shimizu LNG Terminal. It’s another move toward increasing LNG supply flexibility and trading capabilities by the Japanese utility.
British Columbia (BC) Premier Christy Clark used a trade mission to Japan to give formal political support this week to the industry lineup to build liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals on the province’s northern Pacific coast.
Japan’s Sumitomo Corp. and the U.S.-based Gas Technology Institute (GTI) have formed an alliance intended to help Japanese companies participate in unconventional gas-related businesses.
The state of Alaska and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that could advance a large-volume natural gas pipeline and related liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility to commercialize the state’s stranded gas reserves.
Japan’s Inpex Corp. said Tuesday it plans to expand its exploration, development and production activities in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM) after disclosing that it was the mystery buyer of a stake in the promising Lucius deepwater development. Subsidiary Teikoku Oil (North America) Co. Ltd. purchased the 7.2% participating stake in Lucius from operator Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
Devon Energy Corp. on Wednesday said Japan’s Sumitomo Corp. agreed to pay $1.4 billion for a 30% stake in 650,000 net acres in the Permian Basin’s Cline and Midland-Wolfcamp shales. The news offset the company’s 2Q2012 earnings report, which indicated profits were down sharply from a year ago on lower commodity prices.