Major players in manufacturing, transportation and energy are creating more buzz for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the transportation sector.
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A long-established Midwest gas utility holding company and an international industrial giant are the latest players to indicate they intend to compete in the growing natural gas transportation fuel market.
As the federal government and industry players pay more attention to the issue, cyber security problems lurk for the oil and natural gas industry, and greater levels of risk assessment and a “new way of thinking” about information security are needed, according to a global survey released Monday by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
The latest records year-to-date at Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC) underscore reports from the industry players that drilling activity is on the upswing in the Powder River Niobrara, interim WOGCC Director Bob King told NGI’s Shale Daily on Wednesday.
While normally associated with the chemicals and petrochemical industries, a number of small, niche players want to take liquids derived from natural gas and compete in the alternative transportation fuels space. The reinvigorated natural gas transportation fuel buzz has brought back methanol, introduced dimethyl ether (DME) and found potential room for bio-based fuels from natural gas.
A bipartisan group of Michigan House lawmakers is urging its colleagues to consider ways to boost natural gas exploration, development and production, including a proposal to put more land up for oil and natural gas leasing, including its considerable unconventional resources, that include the Antrim, Collingwood and Utica shales.
Marcellus Shale development in Pennsylvania continued to remain level in February.
After securing a natural gas midstream partnership in the Horn River Basin with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), Quicksilver Resources Inc. now is pursuing a partnership to develop its upstream leasehold, executives said Thursday.
If ever there was an explorer for other producers to take a page from, it just might be Noble Energy Inc., which has quietly become one of the players to watch in the U.S. onshore.