Gas

EU Prepares to Curb Demand as Russian Gas Cuts Intensify

A "serious disruption" to the European Union's gas supplies from Russia is likely, the bloc's energy chief said on Monday as she urged countries to update their contingency plans for supply shocks and use other fuels where possible to conserve gas.

Running Short of Gas: Russia's Pipeline Repair Has Europe Worried

When Russia turns off the gas through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline for maintenance in July, Europe is starting to worry that it won't turn it back on again.

Pennsylvania’s Gas Drilling Impact Fee Distribution Rises by $100 Million

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), which has been collecting fees from gas wells and distributing them to local governments, said it has collected and distributed over $2.2 billion to Pennsylvania communities.

Algeria, Niger, Nigeria Take Steps to Build $13 Billion Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline

Algeria, Niger and Nigeria have set up a task force to build the 2,565-mile Trans-Saharan gas pipeline that has been in the works for more than 40 years, Niger's oil ministry said on Wednesday.

India Moves to Modernize, Expand Gas Pipeline Network

Indian government says that it foresees an increase in the share of natural gas in the country’s energy mix – from 6% in 2021 to 15% by 2025. A total of $60 billion of new investment planned in the country’s natural gas infrastructure by 2024, with most of that coming from the private sector.

Ukraine to Tap 109 MMcm/d of Spare Gas Capacity to Offset Nord Stream 1 Flows

Ukraine has around 109 million cubic meters a day (MMcm/d) of spare gas capacity through a transit route to Europe which could be used to offset lower flows through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, Ukraine's gas transmission operator said on Monday.

Sources: Tug Hill Explores Sale of Natural Gas Producer THQ Appalachia, Pipeline Firm XcL Midstream

Tug Hill and Quantum Energy are exploring a sale of U.S. natural gas producer THQ Appalachia I LLC and XcL Midstream, a pipeline firm that moves THQ's gas to market in a deal that could fetch more than $5 billion, sources told Reuters on Friday.

Southwestern Energy, Uniper Ink Supply Agreement for Responsibly Sourced Gas

Gas producer Southwestern Energy Co. has signed a multiyear, certified Responsibly Sourced Gas sales agreement with Uniper, one of Germany’s largest publicly listed energy supply companies.

Nord Stream Gas Capacity to Europe Constrained by Repair Delays

The capacity of Gazprom's Nord Stream 1 pipeline to supply gas to Europe is partly constrained as sanctions make it impossible for equipment supplier Siemens Energy to return a turbine being maintained in Canada, the companies said.

Indigenous Australians File Lawsuit to Block $3.6 Billion Barossa Pipeline Project

The Barossa project, due to start producing gas in 2025, calls for the construction of a nearly 260 km (162 mile) pipeline to the west of the Tiwi Islands that will connect offshore gas facilities to an existing pipeline that runs to Darwin in the Northern Territory.

Philippine Tycoon Razon to Buy Majority of South China Sea Gas Field

Philippines ports and gaming tycoon Enrique Razon is acquiring a majority stake in a South China Sea gas field from a close ally of outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte, a move seen benefitting his oil exploration franchise on the Reed Bank.

Spain Expects EU to Pay for Gas Connections with Neighbors

Spain and Portugal, which have little dependence on Russian energy supplies, want an additional gas pipeline to be built between Catalonia and France so the Iberian countries can regasify imported LNG and send it on to central Europe.

US Gas Drilling Rig Count Highest Since 2019

The total number of rigs drilling for gas has climbed to 150, the highest since late 2019, and up from just 100 this time a year ago, according to field services company Baker Hughes.

Securing Pipeline Endpoints Against Rising Global Threats

As Ukrainians fight to hold the line against heavy shelling and missile strikes, Russia is being admonished by Ukraine’s international supporters. Moscow promises to cause as much disruption as possible to its detractors with a full-on cyber retaliation.

Eastward Yamal Flows Edge Lower, Other Flows Stable

Eastbound gas flows via the Yamal-Europe pipeline from Germany to Poland fell on Monday morning from their Friday levels, while flows via other routes were stable.

Deadly Explosion Rocks Hotel in Cuba, Gas Leak Suspected

A deadly explosion hit a well-known hotel in downtown Havana on Friday, tearing a gash several floors high into the side of the building, killing at least eight people and sending another 30 to hospital, witnesses and Cuban state media said.

Denmark to Boost North Sea Gas Production to Quit Russian Supply

Denmark's government on Tuesday said it aimed to temporarily increase production of natural gas from its fields in the North Sea, in a move to rapidly become independent of Russian supplies.

Southwest Gas Holdings to Consider Sale After Another Acquisition Bid

Icahn has sought to gain control of the company's board after the company adopted a shareholder rights plan in October to stop the investor's push to make the company abandon its $2 billion takeover of Questar Pipelines.

US To Resume Oil, Gas Drilling on Public Land Despite Biden Campaign Pledge

The plan calls for the government to lease fewer acres for drilling than initially proposed, charge steeper royalties to oil and gas companies, and assess the climate impact of developing the acreage.

Mexico Plans Three Gas Liquefaction Facilities, Eyes Tender Process

Mexican wants to build new gas liquefaction facilities to export excess gas and will put the plants out to tender if he does not get commitments for their construction within a month, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday.

Israel-Turkey Gas Pipeline an Option for Russia-Wary Europe — Sources

A Turkey-Israel gas pipeline is being discussed behind the scenes as one of Europe's alternatives to Russian energy supplies, but it will take complicated maneuvering to reach any deal.

Russian Gas Flows to Europe Remain Stable

Russian gas deliveries to Europe on three main pipeline routes were stable on Monday, with the Yamal-Europe pipeline continuing to flow eastwards from Germany into Poland.

Indigenous Australians Ask S.Korea Court to Block Loans to $3.6 Billion Gas Pipeline Project

A group of Indigenous Australians has gone to court in South Korea seeking to block the country's export credit agencies from funding a deep-sea gas pipeline for the $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.

Argentine Gas Suppliers Say New Pipeline Will Reverse Deep Energy Deficit

The pipeline is estimated to take 18 months to build with public investment of $1.59 billion and will unlock more domestic capacity from the Vaca Muerta Formation.

Gazprom Books 22.1 MMcm/d in Gas Export Capacity at Slovakia-Ukraine Border for April

Russian state gas pipeline monopoly Gazprom booked around 22.1 million cubic meters per day (MMcm/d) of gas transit capacity for exports to Europe.

Russian Gas Flows to Europe Broadly Steady

Russian gas deliveries to Europe on three key pipeline routes were steady overall on Monday, rising via the Nord Stream 1 and easing via Ukraine, while reverse flows on the Yamal-Europe pipeline rose.

Germany, Qatar Discuss Long-Term Gas Deal to Reduce Russian Dependence

Germany and Qatar are negotiating a long-term energy partnership, government officials from both sides said Sunday, as Europe's biggest economy seeks to become less dependent on Russian energy sources.

Shell Releases New Plan for North Sea Gas Field Development

In the new environmental development plan of the Jackdaw field, Shell said that it aims to start production from the field, which will supply 6.5% of Britain's gas output, by Q3 or Q4 2025.

Eni Pledges More Gas for Europe to Help Cut Reliance on Russia

Italian energy group Eni said on Friday it could provide extra gas to Europe to help reduce reliance on Russian supplies after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

US Natgas Slides Over 2% On Rising Output, Mild Weather

That U.S. price decline came even as global demand for gas to replace Russian fuel after its invasion of Ukraine keeps U.S. LNG exports near record highs and European gas prices about seven times over U.S. futures.