Energy Transition

Industry Rails Against Biden LNG Pause With Research on Environmental Advantages

Industry Rails Against Biden LNG Pause With Research on Environmental Advantages

U.S. natural gas trade groups this week unveiled a study to demonstrate that American LNG is mostly better for the environment than competing fossil fuels in overseas markets as they continue to push back against the Biden administration’s pause on export project authorizations. “American natural gas is not only critical to our economy, but it…

April 17, 2024
Equinor Bets On Electrification to Sustainably Extend Natural Gas Supply to Europe

Equinor Bets On Electrification to Sustainably Extend Natural Gas Supply to Europe

Equinor ASA is phasing out gas-fired generation in one of its most prolific natural gas production hubs in favor of electricity as it looks to increase both the sustainability and the lifespan of its North Sea operations. Norway’s Equinor disclosed that its offshore facilities at the Sleipner field and the adjacent Gudrun platform had been…

April 16, 2024
Domestic, International Events Prove Need for ‘Natural Gas to Perform’ for Energy System Reliability

Domestic, International Events Prove Need for ‘Natural Gas to Perform’ for Energy System Reliability

Overhauling the permitting process to build out natural gas infrastructure with less legal wrangling may be unattainable during an election year, but it has to happen soon as industrial consumption is on the rise, according to a top executive. CEO Amy Andryszak of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) discussed the need for…

April 8, 2024
What Does U.S. Industry Policy Chatter Say About What’s Next for Natural Gas? – Listen Now to NGI’s Hub & Flow

What Does U.S. Industry Policy Chatter Say About What’s Next for Natural Gas? – Listen Now to NGI’s Hub & Flow

Click here to listen to the latest episode of NGI’s Hub & Flow, in which NGI Senior LNG Editor Jacob Dick talks with energy and environmental policy expert Chris Treanor, executive director of the Partnership to Address Global Emissions. Treanor discusses some of the policy highlights from CERAWeek by S&P Global and what could be…

April 4, 2024
SLB Jumping into Merger Game with ChampionX, Aker Carbon Deals to Accelerate E&P Efficiencies, CCUS

SLB Jumping into Merger Game with ChampionX, Aker Carbon Deals to Accelerate E&P Efficiencies, CCUS

In its second transaction in less than a week, SLB Ltd. agreed Tuesday to buy ChampionX Corp., considered a leader in oilfield reservoir optimization. The all-stock merger with ChampionX, headquartered in The Woodlands north of Houston, was valued at nearly $8 billion. Once the transaction is completed, now expected by year’s end, ChampionX shareholders would…

April 3, 2024
E&Ps Urge Expanding Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Leasing, Continuing Wind Sales

E&Ps Urge Expanding Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Leasing, Continuing Wind Sales

Natural gas and oil lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) should continue, but there’s room for wind development, as well as carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), according to exploration and production (E&P) companies.  Both supporters and opponents of federal leasing in the offshore made their comments on the national leasing program, published late…

April 2, 2024
Tudor Champions Houston to Lead Charge for Decarbonizing Oil, Natural Gas

Tudor Champions Houston to Lead Charge for Decarbonizing Oil, Natural Gas

Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and one that built its fortune in oil, natural gas and petrochemicals, is now a mecca for entrepreneurs out to make the next great no-carbon technology.  The city remains the place to forge oil and gas deals, as thousands of energy companies, large and small, have their headquarters in…

March 28, 2024
EQT Eyeing Data Center ‘Gold Rush’ for Natural Gas-Fired Power, Unleashing More LNG

EQT Eyeing Data Center ‘Gold Rush’ for Natural Gas-Fired Power, Unleashing More LNG

EQT Corp., the No. 1 natural gas producer in the United States, isn’t resting on its laurels. The gas giant is continuing to eye a potential East Coast LNG project, but it’s venturing into the artificial intelligence (AI) market, to gain a slice of the data center power market. Executive Vice President Rob Wingo, who…

March 26, 2024
Sustainability Targets, Customer Interest Driving Natural Gas Utilities to RNG

Sustainability Targets, Customer Interest Driving Natural Gas Utilities to RNG

Natural gas utilities are growing renewable natural gas (RNG) programs to meet sustainability goals and customer interest. At the other end of the supply chain, producers are working to complete projects and boost supplies of the low-carbon fuel.  NGI reviewed the fourth quarter 2023 results for some of the top players in the RNG industry…

March 22, 2024
Natural Gas, Advanced Technology Essential for Successful Transition to Low Carbon, Say Execs

Natural Gas, Advanced Technology Essential for Successful Transition to Low Carbon, Say Execs

The call to cut the carbon from natural gas and oil, versus eliminating fossil fuels from the energy mix, is gaining supporters, as top energy executives in Houston this week pushed for stakeholders to acknowledge that global demand is growing, while a renewables-only future is unattainable in the near term. In the unofficial energy capital…

March 20, 2024
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