Category: Natural gas

Shell races Apache to export LNG from Kitimat to Asia

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) is pushing ahead of competitors in the race to be the first exporter of Canadian liquefied natural gas to Asia.  More »

Signing of Ohio drilling rules don’t end debate

The policy debate over hydraulic fracturing in Ohio doesn’t end with Gov. John Kasich’s signing of new drilling rules Monday.  More »

Changes still to take shape at Chesapeake

Shareholders of Chesapeake Energy Corp., who have seen the value of their shares fall 40 percent over the last year, have yet to see how substantially the debt-heavy gas producer will change as four of its directors are set to be thrown out.  More »

Coal-generated electricity hits historic low

Coal’s popularity in the power industry has hit its lowest level since at least 1973, generating 34 percent of the electricity in March.  More »

Doctors react differently to fracking “gag rule”

Pennsylvania doctors are reacting harshly to a rule that they fear could prevent them from speaking to other physicians about the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid.  More »

Waterless fracking firm to hire 100

A Canadian company that uses a new, waterless process in fracking operations plans to build an operations center in Floresville that will serve clients drilling in the Eagle Ford Shale, a company official said Friday.  More »

‘Tainted’ Chesapeake hears rising calls to dump McClendon

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK)’s efforts to defuse a shareholder revolt over Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon’s personal finances and management missteps have intensified calls for his dismissal.  More »

Cove Energy announces another natural gas find off Mozambique

Cove Energy Plc (COV), the U.K. explorer that agreed to be bought by Thailand’s PTT Explorationa and Production Pcl, said drilling found more gas at the Rovuma Area 1 exploration block off the coast of Mozambique.  More »

Fracking in Ohio sparks real estate rebound

The clamor of bulldozers on a patch of former farmland in rural Carroll County, Ohio makes Glenn Enslen, the county’s economic development director, feel “like an eight-year-old kid on Christmas morning,” he said.  More »

Governor set to sign Ohio’s new gas drilling rules

Republican Gov. John Kasich is preparing to sign a sweeping energy bill setting Ohio’s new shale-drilling regulations.  More »

Eagle Ford banks challenged as deposits skyrocket

South Texas landowners getting fat checks from oil companies for drilling on their land have been a boon to banks based in the Eagle Ford Shale.  More »

Eagle Ford: Enterprise opens crude-gathering system

Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners LP said the first phase of its crude-oil gathering system for Eagle Ford Shale producers is complete.  More »