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EIA forecasts that the Lower 48 states’ working natural gas in storage will end the 2019–20 winter heating season (November 1–March 31) at 1,935 billion cubic feet, with 12% more inventory than the previous five-year average. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Natural gas emits between 45 and 55% fewer greenhouse gas emissions and less than one-tenth of the air pollutants than coal when used to generate electricity. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The United States began exporting more natural gas than it imports on an annual basis in 2017, driven by increased liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, increased pipeline exports to Mexico, and reduced imports from Canada. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday called for a peaceful solution to end rail blockades by indigenous rights groups protesting the construction of a natural gas pipeline. Read more

Pipeline/Transportation

A natural gas pipeline fire that began on Monday morning near Citgo Petroleum Corp’s 157,500-barrel-per-day refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas. Read more

Pipeline/Transportation

Natural gas production in North Dakota reached 3.1 billion cubic feet per day in November 2019, a more than ten-fold increase compared with January 2010 levels. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Natural gas consumption in the United States has two seasonal peaks, largely reflecting weather-related fluctuations in energy demand. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Today, Dominion Energy announced a goal to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, joining the ranks of at least 17 other U.S. utilities setting net-zero targets. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

In 2018, while production was increasing, the total number of wells producing crude oil and natural gas in the United States fell to 982,000, down from a peak of 1,035,000 wells in 2014. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

Clogging of the desalter section of the 120,000 bpd Unit 536 CDU has reduced production. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Combined with Enterprise’s existing Panola cryogenic facility, this new plant gives the company the capacity to process a total of 320 MMcf/d and produce in excess of 18,000 BPD of NGLs within the region. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

In 2019, growth in demand for U.S. natural gas exports exceeded growth in natural gas consumption in the U.S. electric power sector. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Freeport LNG Train 3 remains on track to meet its previously announced schedule. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Enterprise Products Partners announced that its Mentone cryogenic natural gas processing plant in Loving County, Texas was recently placed in service. Read more

Midstream

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), released on January 14, forecasts the United States to remain a net exporter of natural gas through 2021. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric generators, EIA expects 42 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity additions to start commercial operation in 2020. Read more

Power Generation

In its January 2020 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that average U.S. natural gas prices will be 9% lower in 2020 than in 2019. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

KKR & Co Inc. said it and Alberta Investment Management Corp would jointly buy a 65% stake in TC Energy Corp’s Coastal GasLink Pipeline in Canada. Read more

Pipeline/Transportation

Sempra LNG announced that Cameron LNG has begun producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the second liquefaction train of the export facility in Hackberry, La. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Year-over-year increases in U.S. proved reserves resulted in record-high levels of crude oil and lease condensate, up 12%, and natural gas up 9% in 2018, according to the U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Proved Reserves, Year-End 2018 report. Read more

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