Energy Transition

ExxonMobil Bidding to Advance CCS Expansion at Wyoming’s LaBarge Natural Gas Facility

ExxonMobil Bidding to Advance CCS Expansion at Wyoming’s LaBarge Natural Gas Facility

Bids to secure engineering, procurement and construction contracts for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) expansion at the LaBarge natural gas facility in Wyoming are advancing, ExxonMobil said Thursday. LaBarge to date has captured an estimated 6-7 million metric tons (mmt) of carbon dioxide (CO2), making it the largest project of its kind in the…

October 22, 2021
Mississippi Chosen As Site for Massive Green Hydrogen Hub

Mississippi Chosen As Site for Massive Green Hydrogen Hub

Hy Stor Energy LP and Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure (CC&L) are partnering to develop what they claim will be the first-ever zero-carbon green hydrogen storage hub in the United States. The proposed Mississippi Clean Hydrogen Hub reportedly will be up to 10 times larger than any other U.S. green hydrogen project and rank among…

October 22, 2021
UK’s Net-Zero Strategy Not Calling to Phase Out Natural Gas

UK’s Net-Zero Strategy Not Calling to Phase Out Natural Gas

The UK government has unveiled an ambitious strategy to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 that would significantly curb reliance on oil and natural gas without phasing them out completely.  The nearly 400-page plan details policies and proposals that build on a “Ten Point Plan” released last year by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The…

October 22, 2021
Kinder Morgan’s Focusing on Natural Gas Growth Today, with Slow Transition to Low-Carbon Projects

Kinder Morgan’s Focusing on Natural Gas Growth Today, with Slow Transition to Low-Carbon Projects

As natural gas demand continues to outstrip supply, Kinder Morgan Inc. is in preliminary discussions with Texas regulators and other stakeholders about expanding storage capabilities outside its current market area, CEO Steven Kean said Wednesday. Kean joined other members of the executive team to discuss with investors the third quarter results. Kean said the additional…

October 21, 2021
Quebec Premier Calls for Banning Hydrocarbon Production, LNG Exports

Quebec Premier Calls for Banning Hydrocarbon Production, LNG Exports

Foreshadowed for years, French Canada said it plans to ban fossil fuel production by rejecting exploration and production development and liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. “The government of Quebec has taken a decision to renounce, definitively, extraction of hydrocarbons in its territory,” said Premier Fancois Legault. He announced the move in an annual State of…

October 21, 2021
Chesapeake Utilities Ohio RNG Pipeline Set to Ramp Up

Chesapeake Utilities Ohio RNG Pipeline Set to Ramp Up

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. has completed construction of its Noble Road Landfill renewable natural gas (RNG) pipeline project in Ohio and is projected to flow gas by the end of the year. The 33.1-mile pipeline is designed to transport RNG generated from the Noble Road landfill in Shiloh, OH, to subsidiary Aspire Energy’s pipeline system. The…

October 20, 2021
Canada’s North Vancouver Launching Bitcoin Heating Pilot with MintGreen in 2022

Canada’s North Vancouver Launching Bitcoin Heating Pilot with MintGreen in 2022

The financial market novelty substitute for fossil fuels, waste heat from Bitcoin mining, has reached southwestern British Columbia (BC). MintGreen Blockchain Innovation Corp. announced the sale of the Bitcoin byproduct to Lonsdale Energy Corp. (LEC), a district heating utility owned by the City of North Vancouver.  The city’s hydronic district energy system delivers heat to…

October 19, 2021
North Dakota Touts $2.8B GTL Plant, with Construction Starting in 2023

North Dakota Touts $2.8B GTL Plant, with Construction Starting in 2023

North Dakota has approved initial support for a $2.8 billion gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant envisioned for Trenton in Williams County, in the heart of the Williston Basin. The North Dakota Development Fund (NDDF) is providing $3 million in initial development capital to project sponsor Cerilon GTL Inc., Gov. Doug Burgum’s office said. NDDF provides flexible funding…

October 19, 2021
British Columbia’s FortisBC Resumes Renewable Natural Gas Marketing Program

British Columbia’s FortisBC Resumes Renewable Natural Gas Marketing Program

After a two-year pause to round up new supplies, British Columbia (BC) distribution firm FortisBC resumed as of Friday (Oct. 15) a renewable natural gas (RNG) marketing program that turned out to be a success since starting small in 2011. The organic gas program, a North American first when it began, fuels a mini-boom for…

October 19, 2021
Sempra Utility Unit Shrinks Net Zero Time Frame

Sempra Utility Unit Shrinks Net Zero Time Frame

San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (SDG&E) is accelerating its drive toward reaching net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2045, the Sempra subsidiary reported Monday. The announcement comes less than a month after California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation pushing for faster adoption of “firm zero-carbon resources” to generate electricity. According to SDG&E CEO…

October 18, 2021
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