Category: Natural gas

Senate panel blocks vote on LNG export plan

A plan to accelerate U.S. natural gas exports in response to Russia’s invasion of Crimea failed in the Senate on Wednesday, amid criticism that it could derail a Ukraine aid package.  More »

Oil drops to below $98 on China economy

China’s drop in exports in February fueled worries of a further slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.  More »

Keystone XL southern leg having major effect on US oil hub

The southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline has drained supplies of oil at the hub of Cushing, Okla., to their lowest levels in more than two years, according to a federal report released Tuesday.  More »

Senator aims to tie LNG export plan to Ukraine aid

en. John Barrasso is hoping to use a Ukraine aid package to leverage his plan for boosting proposals to export natural gas to countries that are part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.  More »

Oil falls to near $101 on China data

China’s customs data showed over the weekend that exports plunged by an unexpectedly large 18 percent last month.  More »

Four nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis

Ambassadors from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic made their appeal Friday in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner.  More »

Oil rises on solid gain in U.S. hiring

But crude ended the week with a loss of 1 cent.  More »

Shell puts pioneering natural gas-based motor oil on store shelves

Royal Dutch Shell has produced motor oil from natural gas, a product that is now available in stores, the company will announce Friday.  More »

The War on Energy is Underway

Consumer Energy Alliance’s mission is to promote U.S. energy production.  With our membership, CEA supports public policies that ensure consumers can access affordable energy and that the energy is developed safely and responsibly. We advocate for opening areas off U.S. shores in the Atlantic, the Arctic and in the Gulf of Mexico to energy development. […]  More »

Oil up slightly; natural gas jumps

Natural gas gained 14 cents to $4.66 per 1,000 cubic feet.  More »

Natural gas producers say they are here to stay

the growing demand and production of natural gas show that the industry is here to stay, panels agreed at a Wednesday panel at the CERAWeek energy summit in Houston.  More »

Environmentalist: Methane emissions hurt benefits of natural gas

The energy industry must continue to manage rogue natural gas emissions that release methane into the atmosphere in order to maximize the fuel’s potential as a sustainable source of energy, the head of the Environmental Defense Fund said Wednesday.  More »

Feds could order more natural gas export studies

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz went further than ever before Wednesday in suggesting the Obama administration could redo the economic analysis that is underpinning each of its case-by-case decisions on exporting American natural gas.  More »

Oil down as Ukraine fears ease, U.S. supplies rise

U.S. crude for April delivery dropped $1.88 to close at $101.45 a barrel.  More »

Siemens eyes US expansion amid energy boom

Siemens AG CEO Joe Kaeser suggested Wednesday that the global engineering corporation will bring more operations to the United States amid the nation’s energy boom, because “I want to build this company to last.”  More »