Both physical natural gas markets and futures posted robust gains in trading Monday. Next day delivery was seen at least a dime to 20 cents higher at most points, but the real story was the weather- and outage-inspired $9 jump at the SoCal Cit…
Texas Eastern Transmission LP has filed for a FERC certificate for its proposed Texas-Louisiana Markets Project, a 157,500 Dth/d expansion targeting increased electric and industrial demand along the Gulf Coast.
The Trump administration’s plans to repeal the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan could face difficult legal challenges, and ultimately might not prove to be a boon for the coal industry, according to two energy experts.
November natural gas is expected to open 8 cents higher Monday morning at $3.00 as forecasters see a building Alaskan ridge and cooling temperatures in the Midwest and Midcontinent. Overnight oil markets were mixed.
With long-term weather forecasts pointing to possibly another warm winter ahead, natural gas forward markets fell an average 12 cents between Oct. 13 and 19, according to NGI’s Forward Look.
Petroleos Mexicanos, the Mexican state oil company, has surrendered a significant share of its former monopoly of the nation’s natural gas market without question, the upstream regulator, the CRE, recently reported.
The United States dropped eight natural gas rigs for the week ended Friday amid a continued pullback in domestic drilling activity, according to data from Baker Hughes Inc.
Natural gas and oil are expected to be central to the supermajors’ business strategy for decades to come, even as their investments in alternative energy escalate.
FERC on Friday authorized Rover Pipeline LLC to resume horizontal directional drilling at two additional locations where work had been stopped following an April drilling fluids spill near the Tuscarawas River in Ohio.
Newly formed RH energytrans LLC has filed at FERC for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to construct a 60-mile pipeline that would deliver natural gas from northwest Pennsylvania to northeast Ohio.
November natural gas is set to open 3 cents higher Friday morning at $2.90 as weather forecasts also call for cooling in the Midwest, although the East continues warm. Overnight oil markets were mixed.
A combination of increased production, robust storage numbers, higher prices and relatively warm weather this winter are expected…
FERC has given Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG LP permission to perform commissioning activities and approved a pair of variance requests at its liquefied natural gas export facility on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, MD.
Alaska’s Republican contingent in the Senate urged their colleagues to reject an amendment to a budget resolution introduced by Democrats that would block potentially opening a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to energy development.
Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) is in advanced talks with shippers for its Gulf Coast Express (GCX) expansion targeting associated gas from the Permian Basin, and the Houston-based midstreamer could make a final investment decision on the project d…
Two Republican senators have introduced a bill that would codify a rule proposed last month by the Department of Energy (DOE) to expedite approval of small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, primarily to countries in the Caribbean, C…
Physical natural gas for Thursday delivery and futures raced each other lower by double digits Wednesday as traders had to digest ongoing warmth and a stiff commensurate loss in heating load. In physical trading all points but one suffered dec…
November natural gas is set to open 5 cents lower Wednesday morning at $2.91 as weather models continue to call for ongoing warmth in key energy markets. Overnight oil markets rose.
Residential customers should expect an average 5% increase on their natural gas bills this winter as colder weather leads to higher demand and prices, the American Gas Association (AGA) said Tuesday.
The aging mainstay of Atlantic natural gas production, the Sable Offshore Energy Project, is signaling its days as a supplier for New England and Maritime Canada are numbered by discarding its shipping services.
November natural gas is set to open 6 cents higher Tuesday morning at $3.01 as weather models insert cooler temperatures in the latter stages of the near-term forecast. Overnight oil markets rose.
Physical natural gas for Tuesday delivery soared as outage-driven strength in California along with robust gains in Appalachia and the Northeast were more than enough to counter broad weakness in Texas and Louisiana. The NGI National Spot Gas …
Regulators in New York State have asked FERC for a rehearing and stay of its order last month that found the state took too long to consider issuing a water quality permit for Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC’s proposed Valley Lateral Project, and had therefore waived their authority to issue the permit.
Aided by personnel from neighboring utilities, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. crews made some progress in restoring service over the weekend to parts of the broad area still under siege from multiple wildfires in Northern California.
One person still was reported missing at midday Monday and seven people were injured after an oil and natural gas storage transfer platform exploded Sunday night in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, LA.
In a pair of orders handed down late Friday, FERC approved the Appalachian-to-Southeast Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines in a rare split decision.
After seeing production declines in recent years, the Rockies region often goes overlooked in the North American natural gas supply landscape, overshadowed by the impressive growth in the Marcellus and Utica shales, and the promise of new asso…
Oregon regulators on Thursday lowered retail natural gas utility rates for residential, commercial and industrial customers that are to take effect Nov. 1.
Natural gas for weekend and Monday delivery rose in Friday’s trading, with gains across a broad front, including New England, the Midwest, Midcontinent, Rockies and California, just able to offset weakness in the Mid-Atlantic. The NGI National Spot Gas Average gained a penny to $2.56.
Constitution Pipeline Co. LLC is petitioning FERC for a declaratory order that New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation waived its authority to issue a decision on the project’s water quality certification because it exc…
Consumer and natural gas vehicle advocacy organizations have a new target to keep an eye on, House Resolution 4011, which could discourage mandated fuel savings in future models.
As lawmakers in the House continue to debate federal oversight of offshore energy development, representatives for the oil and natural gas industry said Obama-era policies put the nation at a competitive disadvantage and should be reversed.
With alternatives that are deemed cleaner and technically feasible, a natural gas-fired replacement generation plant along the Southern California coast is being recommended for rejection by a California Energy Commission siting committee.
November natural gas is set to open 3 cents higher Friday morning at $3.02 as weather forecasts retain their overall theme of warmth with only minor changes. Overnight oil markets surged.
Hurricane Harvey’s flooding rains sharply reduced domestic and in turn global petrochemical production of linear alpha olefins (LAO), and operators still are scrambling to make up for the shortfall, according to IHS Markit.
November futures made an unusual move Thursday following a report by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) showing a storage injection that was greater than traders were expecting.
As wildfires raged through the iconic wine country and other parts of Northern California Wednesday, natural gas and electric service was cut off to thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) customers.
November natural gas is expected to open 4 cents higher Thursday morning at $2.93 as overnight weather models hint at cooler temperatures late in the forecast period. Overnight oil markets retreated.
Henry Hub natural gas spot prices this year and next will be lower than previously forecast, according to the Energy Information Administration, which now predicting an average of $3.03/MMBtu for 2017 and $3.19/MMBtu next year.
A small natural gas pipeline project in British Columbia that flared into a regulatory fight for a year has provoked the National Energy Board into appealing to provincial and corporate leaders to map out orderly resource and land-use plans.
FERC issued an order Wednesday clearing Nexus Gas Transmission LLC to start construction, an expected but no less significant step forward for the delayed greenfield natural gas pipeline.
Physical natural gas for Wednesday delivery generally rose across most market points as hefty gains in Appalachia along with firm pricing in Louisiana, the Midwest, and Texas outdistanced softness in New England, the Rockies, and California. T…
Mexico’s sovereign oil fund is looking to contract marketers for the hydrocarbons it receives from operators with production-sharing agreements.
Sides were predictably drawn in the early debate over Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement that the Trump administration will issue a proposed rule to end the controversial Clean Power Plan, but what practical impact the move will have is less clear.
More than half of the current oil production and 46% of the natural gas output from the Gulf of Mexico remained shut in Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Nate.
Algonquin Gas Transmission LLC has been given permission by FERC to proceed with infrastructure construction in New York to support the $452 million Atlantic Bridge expansion project.
In its latest move to expand a multi-billion-dollar stake in Mexico, San Diego-based Sempra Energy’s Mexican subsidiary, Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB de CV (IEnova) acquired an additional 25% interest in the Los Ramones II Norte natural gas pipeline from Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) for $231 million, plus assumption of outstanding debt.
After waiving New York’s authority to issue a water quality certification (WQC) for Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC’s Valley Lateral Project, FERC has granted the company a one-year extension to build and start service on the pipeline….
Natural gas industry experts last week warned that efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement should be handled delicately, but early fears that the Trump administration had a disruptive, protectionist slant that could roil…
The Trump administration will issue a proposed rule Tuesday to end the controversial Clean Power Plan, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Monday.
Gulf of Mexico oil and natural gas production was coming back online and personnel were returning to work after Hurricane Nate ambled ashore over the weekend, with no offshore infrastructure reportedly damaged.
Natural gas for delivery over the weekend and Monday fell hard in Friday’s trading as what is viewed as a well-supplied market proved no match for weakness extending from the Rockies and California to Texas, Louisiana, the Midcontinent, Midwest and Appalachia. The NGI Daily Spot Gas Average retreated 8 cents to $2.50.
Two of three oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) farmouts on offer with Mexico’s Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) were snapped up Wednesday in an auction organized by upstream regulator, the National Hydrocarbons Commissi…
Three companies are bidding for a pipeline project to supply natural gas to power plants in northwestern Mexico.
Black Hills Corp. executives said Thursday efforts have ended to establish a multi-state, multi-utility cost-of-service natural gas reserve program as they wind down their oil and gas business.