Trade

U.S. Business Groups Cite Need for Canada’s Inclusion in Trade Deal

A trio of top U.S. business groups said it would be “unacceptable” to sideline Canada in any trade agreement that seeks to increase jobs and enhance the competitiveness of businesses across the United States.

September 20, 2018

Escalating Sino-U.S. Trade War Ensnaring U.S. LNG

Less than 24 hours after President Trump late Monday announced tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products, Beijing responded in kind with $60 billion worth of taxes on American goods, including a 10% tariff on liquefied natural gas (LNG), as the Sino-U.S. trade war continued to escalate.

September 18, 2018
Natural Gas Trading Last Year Reached Highest Level Since 2011, Analyst Says

Natural Gas Trading Last Year Reached Highest Level Since 2011, Analyst Says

The amount of natural gas traded in the United States increased in 2017 for the third year in a row, reaching its highest level since 2011, according to an analysis of FERC Form 552 submissions by Cornerstone Research.

August 1, 2018
LNG Awakening Part 3: Second-Wave Developers Optimistic About Future Despite Growing Trade Disputes

LNG Awakening Part 3: Second-Wave Developers Optimistic About Future Despite Growing Trade Disputes

Note: This is the third in a three-part NGI series titled “Navigating the Nascent LNG Market Through A Choppy World Trade Sea,” which explores the emerging global liquefied natural gas market and the challenges it poses to buyers and sellers seeking to capitalize on the worldwide expansions underway.

July 10, 2018

Lilis Trades Acreage to Build Permian Delaware Position

Houston-based independent Lilis Energy Inc. has traded for more stakes in the Permian Basin to build its inventory in the Delaware formation in West Texas.

June 11, 2018

‘Massive Opportunity’ for U.S. to Supply Energy to China, Says Mnuchin

The United States will not lift new tariffs on steel and aluminum from China, even as both countries said over the weekend trade talks had been “constructive” and China had agreed to purchase more American goods and services, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

May 22, 2018

Handle With Care, NatGas Experts Warn on NAFTA Negotiations

Natural gas industry experts last week warned that efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) should be handled delicately, but early fears that the Trump administration had a disruptive, protectionist slant that could roil gas markets appear to be unfounded.

October 9, 2017
U.S. Shale Gale Blows Hard Across Canadian Border

U.S. Shale Gale Blows Hard Across Canadian Border

U.S. natural gas merchants are catching up to the traditional Canadian champions of international trade in North American production, according to the latest trade scorecard compiled the United States Department of Energy (DOE).

February 24, 2017
U.S. NatGas Exports to Canada, Mexico Climb as Canadian Imports Decline

U.S. NatGas Exports to Canada, Mexico Climb as Canadian Imports Decline

U.S. exporters are edging closer to overtaking Canadians in cross-border traffic in natural gas, according to the latest trade scorecard of the United States Department of Energy.

August 26, 2016
Brexit Bombshell Spreads Collateral Damage Across Energy Sector

Brexit Bombshell Spreads Collateral Damage Across Energy Sector

The world’s markets went into a tailspin Friday following a referendum vote by Great Britain to leave the European Union (EU), with the oil and gas sector suffering collateral damage.

June 24, 2016