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Brief Wintry Blast Boosts Natural Gas Forwards Prices; New England Sporting Hefty Premiums

Brief Wintry Blast Boosts Natural Gas Forwards Prices; New England Sporting Hefty Premiums

With subfreezing temperatures on the way, natural gas forward prices strengthened during the trading period from Nov. 3 to 8, according to NGI’s Forward Look. Price swings were relatively modest at the front of the forward curve when compared with recent weeks, likely because the drop in temperatures is expected to be short lived. The…

November 9, 2022
Fading Threat of Railroad Strike Seen Driving Early Natural Gas Sell-Off

Fading Threat of Railroad Strike Seen Driving Early Natural Gas Sell-Off

Natural gas futures reversed sharply lower early Thursday as reports of a tentative labor agreement removed the looming threat of major rail system disruptions. After jumping 83.0 cents higher in the previous session, the October Nymex contract was off 55.5 cents to $8.559/MMBtu at around 8:50 a.m. ET. The steep sell-off came amid reports early…

September 15, 2022
Uniper Completes Early Trials in Germany to Move LNG by Rail

Uniper Completes Early Trials in Germany to Move LNG by Rail

An affiliate of German power company Uniper SE said it has successfully completed tests to move liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail in specialized tank cars, bringing the mode of transporting the fuel one step closer to wider use across the world. Rail logistics company Vtg AG carried out initial trials on behalf of Uniper’s…

September 14, 2021

Eagle Ford, Permian Counties Lifted Texas Production in April

According to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC), the state’s preliminary April crude oil production averaged 1.6 million b/d, up from nearly 1.2 million b/d in April 2012. The preliminary production figure for April is 48.2 million bbl, up from 35.9 million bbl in April 2012.

July 1, 2013

RRC’s Smitherman Wants to Be Texas Attorney General

Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) Chairman Barry Smitherman plans to run for Texas attorney general (AG) next year, but only if current AG and fellow conservative Greg Abbott does not seek re-election. An AG’s office headed by Smitherman would be pro-drilling and a staunch opponent of federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation.

June 26, 2013

RRC’s Smitherman Seeking Attorney General Post

Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) Chairman Barry Smitherman plans to run for Texas attorney general (AG) next year, but only if current AG and fellow conservative Greg Abbott does not seek re-election.

June 26, 2013

Eagle Ford Keeps Giving as Production Climbs

Production of oil, natural gas and condensate continues trending upward in the Eagle Ford Shale, according to Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) data. During the first four months of this year, daily oil production surpassed that seen in 2012 and daily production of natural gas nearly met the 2012 level.

June 24, 2013

Canadian National Railway Chugging Forward on LNG Fueling Projects

As another sign that the railroad sector is a growing potential transportation market for natural gas, Canadian National Railway (CN) has ordered four liquefied natural gas (LNG) tenders from Vancouver, BC-based Westport Innovations Inc., the first of which are to be delivered later this year. A tender is a car behind the locomotive that carries the fuel.

June 6, 2013

Sun Sets Again on Reforming Texas Railroad Commission

Changing the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) to more accurately reflect its duties as lead regulator over the state’s oil and natural gas industry and to provide more oversight over the elected members proved more difficult than some had thought, and the legislation died Tuesday in a state House committee.

May 16, 2013

Texas RRC, Waste Piping Bills Advance

Bills to change the name of and make reforms to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) were moving through the state legislature Friday, as was legislation to expand the use of pipelines to carry drilling waste rather than trucking it to injection wells.

May 6, 2013
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