LNG exports

Whistler to Expand Natural Gas Transport Capacity in Permian Midland

Whistler to Expand Natural Gas Transport Capacity in Permian Midland

Whistler Pipeline is expanding its footprint in the Permian Basin’s Midland sub-basin with a 36-inch diameter natural gas lateral extending northwest into Martin County, TX. The Martin County Lateral, announced Thursday (Jan. 27), would lengthen the existing 36-inch diameter Midland lateral by about 35 miles and connect to multiple processing sites in the county. The…

January 31, 2022
More Modest Gains for Natural Gas Futures as Weather Data Remains Erratic; Cash Mixed

More Modest Gains for Natural Gas Futures as Weather Data Remains Erratic; Cash Mixed

Natural gas futures were volatile Tuesday given continued noise in the weather models, soft production and near-record export demand. After falling to a $3.889/MMBtu intraday low, the February Nymex gas futures contract popped at midday and settled at $4.052, up 2.6 cents from Monday’s close. March climbed 1.9 cents to $3.894. Spot gas prices were…

January 25, 2022
LNG’s Latin American Growth – Listen Now to NGI’s Hub &Flow

LNG’s Latin American Growth – Listen Now to NGI’s Hub &Flow

Click here to listen to the latest episode of NGI’s Hub & Flow podcast in which NGI’s Mexico & Latin America editor Christopher Lenton sits down with senior research scholar Luisa Palacios of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University. They discuss what is driving soaring liquefied natural gas demand (LNG) in Latin…

January 24, 2022
U.S. Natural Gas Prices Forecast to Hold Steady in 2022, with LNG Exports Likely Facing More Volatility

U.S. Natural Gas Prices Forecast to Hold Steady in 2022, with LNG Exports Likely Facing More Volatility

Attempting to predict the direction of natural gas prices is much like predicting the weather. A week out, the weather forecaster or gas price prognosticator might hit the number on the nose. Two weeks out, a Winter Storm Uri look-alike could plunge temperatures below freezing with 24 hours’ notice, and gas prices could jump to record highs.

January 21, 2022
For First Time in New Year, February Natural Gas Futures Eclipse $4

For First Time in New Year, February Natural Gas Futures Eclipse $4

Natural gas futures on Monday closed above $4.00 for the first time this year as European calls for U.S. exports remain robust and forecasts point to continued strong domestic weather-driven demand. The February Nymex gas futures contract settled at $4.079/MMBtu, up 16.3 cents day/day. March rose 10.8 cents to $3.834. NGI’s Spot Gas National Avg.…

January 10, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Open 2022 Higher as LNG Strength Outshines Mixed Weather Outlook

Natural Gas Futures Open 2022 Higher as LNG Strength Outshines Mixed Weather Outlook

Natural gas prices hovered in a narrow range of modest gains and losses early Monday before creeping upward and ultimately finishing comfortably in positive territory, as traders assessed a bearish tilt in the weather outlook against strong demand prospects for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. The February Nymex gas futures contract settled at $3.815,…

January 3, 2022
Export Demand Fuels January Natural Gas Futures Rally

Export Demand Fuels January Natural Gas Futures Rally

Natural gas prices rebounded with a flurry on Monday, driven higher by surging demand for U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and domestic forecasts for colder weather in the month ahead. The January Nymex gas futures contract settled at $3.834, up 14.4 cents day/day. The prompt month was up more than 20 cents in…

December 20, 2021
Cheniere Signs Another Long-Term LNG Deal With Chinese Buyer

Cheniere Signs Another Long-Term LNG Deal With Chinese Buyer

Cheniere Energy Inc. has entered into a binding 20-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Chinese utility Foran Energy Group. Under the SPA, Foran has agreed to purchase approximately 0.3 million metric tons/year (mmty) of LNG from Cheniere Marketing on a delivered ex-ship basis for 20 years beginning in January 2023.…

November 29, 2021
Tellurian Chief Sees ‘Different Pathways, Timelines’ to Advance Next Phases of Driftwood LNG

Tellurian Chief Sees ‘Different Pathways, Timelines’ to Advance Next Phases of Driftwood LNG

Tellurian Inc. is in no hurry to sell all of the 27 million metric tons/year (mmty) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) capacity from the proposed Driftwood export project in Louisiana even though there’s an opportunity to do so, according to CEO Octávio Simões. The company has agreed to supply 9 mmty of LNG from the…

November 12, 2021
Cheniere Builds Case for Corpus Christi LNG Expansion

Cheniere Builds Case for Corpus Christi LNG Expansion

Cheniere Marketing, LLC has signed a binding 13-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with a unit of Glencore plc, parent company Cheniere Energy Inc. reported Monday. Glencore will purchase approximately 0.8 million metric tons/year (mmty) on a free-on-board basis under the SPA. Cheniere said the 13-year term starts in April 2023.…

October 25, 2021