(Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg)

Balkan states seek gas partnership that may cut Russian reliance

Balkan nations on the Adriatic sea plan to build a new gas pipeline and connect their networks in a move that may help reduce Europe’s dependence on energy imports from Russia.
Jeremy Rediger, a propane delivery driver for Michlig Energy, makes a delivery to a residence outside Annawan, Illinois, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Low natural gas prices aren’t reaching consumers

The benchmark futures price for natural gas, set at Louisiana’s Henry Hub, has fallen from more than $4 at the end of last year to under $3 currently.
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BP discovers second big natural gas reservoir in Egypt

The British oil giant’s new gas discovery contains more than 5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent.

Changing Seasons in Energyland™

As the seemingly permanent blanket of snow in my yard lifted this week to reveal the green, green grass below (albeit briefly), I am reminded that seasons change. But it is not just clocks and landscapes that are undergoing a shift, but also a veritable variety of elements in energyland™. So here are some such […]
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Kinder Morgan IDs shippers for planned natural gas pipeline

The pipeline’s capacity is from 1.2 billion to 2.2 billion cubic feet of gas per day.
A woman walks on a snow-covered street in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. Fresh heavy snow has triggered traffic chaos in Belgrade and other Serbian cities, further complicating relief efforts as Eastern Europe's harshest cold snap in decades spreads to the north of the country. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Continued cold finally boosts natural gas

Natural gas in working storage fell by 228 billion cubic feet to a total of 1.71 trillion cubic feet in the week ending Feb. 27, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration data.
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Lamar University's diesel powered car during a press conference at city hall with Houston area high school and college teams entered in the 9th annual Shell Eco- marathon Americas which will take place in Detroit, Michigan Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Houston. Eco-marathon is a high school and college competition to create an energy efficient car.
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Student teams rev their engines for Shell Eco-marathon in Motor City

The Shell Eco-marathon is moving from Houston to Detroit this year, but the Anglo-Dutch oil major gave six Houston-area teams of college and high school students a send off at city hall Wednesday for competitors looking to create the most fuel-efficient vehicles.

Kinder Morgan to give more public info on New Hampshire pipeline plan

In a letter sent last week to Kinder Morgan, the state’s congressional delegation asked the company to do more public outreach beyond five meetings conducted recently in communities affected by the proposal.
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Federal oil lease sale of western Gulf tracts set for August

The sale will include approximately 4,000 blocks, from nine to 250 miles offshore, in depths ranging from 16 to almost 11,000 feet.
(Markus Schreiber/Associated Press)

Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks as cutoff looms

The European Union, which is mediating the talks in Brussels hoping to keep gas flowing despite the dispute, imports around 40 percent of its gas from Russia, half through conflict-torn Ukraine.