The head office of Statoil in Stavanger, Norway.  (AP Photo / Kent Skibstad, NTB scanpix, File)

Statoil, West Virginia agree on deal for drilling under Ohio River

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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register reports that Norway-based Statoil plans to drill on about 474 acres of state-owned land under the river in Marshall and Wetzel counties.
Carl Icahn (AP file photo/Gregory Bull)

Carl Icahn boosts stake in Chesapeake Energy

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The activist investor’s total stake in the natural gas-producing company has grown to 11 percent.
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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Northeast gas pipeline progresses, to some landowner dismay

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Of 651 landowners in New York and Pennsylvania affected by the $700 million pipeline project, 125 refused to sign right of way agreements.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Judge rules shale gas pipeline can cross holdout properties

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U.S. District Judge Malachy Mannion ruled that the Constitution Pipeline has the necessary permits from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and that it serves the public interest by providing additional natural gas pipeline capacity.
Leahy's Fuels oil delivery driver Eric Svege makes a home heating oil delivery to a Mariana Farms Drive home, in Danbury, Conn, on Thursday, November 13, 2014.

Natural gas withdraw withers as winter nears end

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U.S. Energy Information Administration weekly data showed a withdraw of 45 billion cubic feet, bringing total inventories to 1.47 trillion cubic feet.
Southwestern Energy chief executive Steven Mueller at a drilling rig near Wonderview, Ark. (Stephen Thornton/The New York Times)

Southwestern Energy sells Pennsylvania pipelines for $500 million

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Natural gas producer Southwestern Energy will sell its gathering assets in Pennsylvania for $500 million, the company announced Thursday morning.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pauses before delivering the country's draft budget to the parliament speaker at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Iran producing more natural gas from field shared with Qatar

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During a ceremony marking inauguration of the expansion project, President Hassan Rouhani claimed the increased gas production proved Western sanctions were ineffective.
Delegates attend an economic conference, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Saturday, March 14, 2015. Egypt raked in promises of more than $12 billion in investment and aid from its Gulf Arab allies on Friday, kicking off an international conference aimed at rescuing the country's gutted economy and giving a political boost to its soldier-turned-president. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi made his case for the world's support, depicting Egypt as vital to regional stability and a bulwark against Islamic militancy. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Businesses upbeat on Egypt’s chances at investment meeting

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Saturday’s focus shifted to the private sector, with several companies announcing agreements, including some from Germany’s Siemens AG that were the largest single package signed at the three-day conference.
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Continued cold weather driving natural gas demand

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration said that working gas in storage fell by 198 billion cubic feet for the week ending March 6.
The Freeport LNG plant on April 9, 2014 at Quintana, TX.(Thomas B. Shea)

Cheap Brent adds risk to planned LNG investments

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As oil prices have fallen, so has the margin export projects hope to capture by selling cheaper U.S. gas onto the global markets.
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