Category: Natural gas

Panel: Don’t expect high natural gas prices any time soon

Panelists at a Houston energy forum said natural gas prices are likely to stay at relatively low prices because of the surge in production from shale.  More »

NOV completes leadership, business unit shuffle

National Oilwell Varco saw a lot of change in 2014, following the naming of its new CEO and the reorganization of its business units.  More »

U.S. crude falls for third day on dollar strength

Oil for October delivery dropped 66 cents to end at $92.41 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.  More »

Cyprus official says Egypt, Jordan interested in gas

The Houston company Noble Energy is a partner in a field off Cyprus’ southern coast.  More »

Natural gas company seeks federal OK for pipeline

Houston-based Kinder Morgan wants a natural gas pipeline through northern Massachusetts .  More »

A&M establishes gas research center in Qatar amid U.S. shale boom

Regents earlier this month formally approved the Gas and Fuels Research Center, which will serve as a clearinghouse for studies about how to produce, explore and make money from the vast new supplies of shale gas unlocked in the U.S. shale boom.  More »

Vanguard to spend $525 million for Colorado gas and NGL assets

Vanguard Natural Resources LLC has moved further into Colorado’s Piceance Basin with a $525 million deal for producing acreage from Denver-based Bill Barrett Corp., Vanguard announced today.  More »

China rig finds gas after Vietnam sea standoff

The discovery by China National Offshore Oil Corp. was made about a month after its rig withdrew in July from Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone to far less-contested waters closer to China.  More »

Crude bounces back on dollar’s decline

Oil for October delivery climbed 65 cents to end at $92.92 a barrel.  More »

Researchers trace water contamination to faulty gas wells

The contamination “stems from well-integrity problems such as poor casing and cementing,” Thomas H. Darrah, an earth science expert at Ohio State who led the study, said in a prepared statement.  More »

Chevron draining natural gas after worker death

Authorities said that a Chevron Corp. subsidiary was still releasing natural gas Sunday from a pipeline off the Louisiana coast where a Saturday incident killed a maintenance worker.  More »

1 dead in gas accident on offshore La. platform

A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday during maintenance on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the Louisiana coast, authorities said.  More »