Category: Natural gas

Houston praised, some others panned, for gas pipeline maintenance

An alliance of labor unions and environmentalists says in a new report that the U.S. should expedite repairs to aging municipal gas pipelines.  More »

Texas’ oil and gas industry expands to near-record levels

The Texas oil and gas industry is approaching records set in the 1970s, according to the latest Texas Petro Index.  More »

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 »
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