Category: Natural gas

Dutch to reduce natural gas production due to earthquakes

The Dutch Cabinet has decided to reduce the amount of gas produced from fields that lie under the country’s northernmost province by 6 percent, as the mining has caused earthquakes and damaged houses in the region.  More »

Report predicts 20 years of stable natural gas prices

A new IHS report says it will require changes in policy and consumer sentiment to take full advantage of the nation’s plentiful and cheap natural gas.  More »

Apache’s production hit by weather, asset sales and spending cut

Apache Corp. said Thursday that its Permian Basin and central region production took a hit in the fourth quarter due to severe weather.  More »

Agreement spells out Alaska gas pipeline project terms

A newly signed commercial agreement anticipates Alaska’s equity share in a major natural gas pipeline project at about 20 to 25 percent  More »

Oil rises nearly 2 percent on big drop in US supplies

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for February delivery rose $1.58, or 1.7 percent, to $94.17 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.  More »

US energy production will surpass consumption by 2035, BP forecasts

U.S. energy production will far outpace its consumption by 2035 as growth in natural gas and renewable sources eclipse the use of oil and coal, according to a new report from BP.  More »

Polar vortex, winter storm predictions push up natural gas prices

Predictions of a possible severe weather storm in the Northeast at the end of the month is pushing forward natural gas prices up, according to a Platts webcast discussion Monday morning.  More »

Natural gas futures soar on forecasts for record stockpile drop

Natural gas futures surged the most in 16 months on speculation that government data will show a record decline in U.S. stockpiles of the heating fuel as cold weather boosts demand.  More »

US carbon emissions climb in 2013

The U.S. likely sent more carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere in 2013 over the previous year, according to newly released government data, but energy analysts and environmentalists say it probably won’t change the nation’s overall downward track.  More »

Q&A: The world comes calling for U.S. experience

Recently elevated to vice president at the American Petroleum Institute, John Modine oversees the trade group’s global industry services department. The unit focuses on promoting standards and best practices worldwide.  More »

Alaska unveils new way forward on gas line

Gov. Sean Parnell said he would seek legislative approval for a new agreement with TransCanada .  More »

UT study: Fayetteville Shale still holds promise

The Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas will be one of the nation’s most prolific regions for natural gas production, with reserves that can be economically extracted through 2050, according to a study released this week.  More »