Category: Natural gas

Oil gains on sharp drop in U.S. supplies

Oil for September delivery gained 73 cents to $103.12 a barrel.  More »

Industry poll says Americans want more oil production, support offshore drilling

Nearly 7 out of 10 Americans support domestic offshore drilling but few believe the federal government is doing enough to encourage such production, an industry-backed survey finds.  More »

Industry pans feds’ plan for gas exports

The Obama administration says its new plan for vetting proposals to sell liquefied natural gas overseas is aimed at streamlining the review process, but energy companies and aspiring exporters say the government’s approach could have the opposite effect.  More »

Texas City contends for $4.5 billion methanol plant

Texas City is in the running for a $4.5 billion methanol plant that would expand its already sprawling industrial landscape.  More »

Natural gas vote leaves fueling stations without standard

A group of statue regulators failed to agree on a standard for selling liquefied natural gas by its equivalence to a gallon of diesel fuel.  More »

Oil prices rise above $104; natural gas sinks

Natural gas prices sank further below $4 on forecasts for cooler temperatures in parts of the U.S.  More »

TETRA’s gas compression arm to make $825M acquisition

A unit of TETRA Technologies said Sunday it will pay $825 million for a West Texas firm that owns one of the largest fleets of natural gas compressors in the nation.  More »

Oil stays over $103 on global turmoil

The industry calls this higher price, based only on fear, a “risk premium.”  More »

Oil rises past $103 on geopolitical turmoil

The jitters about potential disruptions came on the heels of a surprisingly large decline in supplies in the U.S.  More »

Oil price rises on inventory draw, China growth

U.S. crude for August delivery rose $1.24 to close at $101.20 a barrel  More »

Google-gas: mapping cars search for pipeline leaks

Environmentalists have teamed up with Google to shine a spotlight on natural gas leaking from pipes buried under city streets in Boston, Indianapolis and Staten Island.  More »

Oil falls below $100 for first time since May

Prices have been falling in recent weeks as worries about supply disruptions from Iraq eased and on the prospect of more supplies from Libya.  More »
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