Brightsource Energy’s 34 MW thermal solar-to-steam power plant at Chevron’s Coalinga oilfield. (PA) Alternative Fuels

Solar on track to compete with fossil fuels

Solar power is now cost-competitive with fossil fuels in the US, but the market’s growth will depend on a number of factors.

By Therese Robinson 26 April 2017
Global Markets

Ohio and Pennsylvania hit record gas output despite US decline

Ohio and Pennsylvania produced record volumes of gas in 2016, the Energy Information Administration reported on Tuesday.

26 April 2017
Policy & Regulation

Canada’s climate commitments may be unrealistic

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to Paris climate change targets may be unrealistic, according to federal government statistics.

26 April 2017
LNG

GE to supply NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG project

GE Oil & Gas will supply gas turbine and compressor equipment for NextDecade’s 27 mtpa Rio Grande LNG project and associated Rio Bravo Pipeline.

26 April 2017
LNG

US DOE grants non-FTA approval to Golden Pass LNG

The United States DOE has granted approval to the Golden Pass LNG project in Texas to export LNG to countries that do not have an FTA with the US.

26 April 2017
Companies & Finance

US solar workers outnumbered coal in 2016

The solar industry employed more Americans in 2016 than the coal industry.

26 April 2017
Exploration & Production

Cenovus Energy sees interest in Deep Basin assets

Canada’s Cenovus Energy may sell off a stake in the Deep Basin gas assets it recently purchased from ConocoPhillips.

25 April 2017
Policy & Regulation

Canada delays emission regulations to compete with US firms

The Canadian government plans to delay new regulations for reducing methane emissions by three years to allow it to compete with the United States’ oil and gas industry.

25 April 2017
US President Donald Trump signs an executive order rescinding a clean water initiative. (PA) Policy & Regulation

Trump’s climate stance opens door for competitors

Although the US may not live up to its commitments on climate change, other countries and companies are nevertheless making progress.

25 April 2017
LNG

Jordan Cove LNG receives Trump administration support

Oregon’s proposed Jordan Cove LNG export project has received the support of a top adviser to United States President Donald Trump.

24 April 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

US has 58 bcm of gas in storage

The United States had 58 billion cubic metres of working gas in storage as of 31 March, the traditional end of the heating season, the EIA has said.

24 April 2017
LNG

Conoco considers Kenai LNG offers

ConocoPhillips is reviewing bids for the sale of its 1.5 mtpa Kenai LNG plant in Nikiski, Alaska.

24 April 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Canada’s NEB launches online gas transport info tool

Canada’s National Energy Board has launched a new interactive online tool that provides information on exports and imports via pipelines.

24 April 2017
Exploration & Production

Exxon will not receive waiver for Russia drilling – Mnuchin

The administration of United States President Donald Trump will not give ExxonMobil permission to drill for oil and gas in Russia or make exceptions for any other American company.

24 April 2017
Supply & Demand

One-third of Canada’s gas used to produce oil sand crude

Nearly one-third of the gas burned in Canada in 2016 was used to produce crude from the country’s oil sands.

21 April 2017
Policy & Regulation

US EPA delays methane monitoring requirement

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has delayed the requirement for oil and gas companies to monitor and reduce methane leaks from their facilities.

21 April 2017
Exploration & Production

Texan gas bonanza keeps growing

The latest assessment of recoverable gas in the Bossier and Haynesville formations is higher than proven resources in Saudi Arabia.

19 April 2017
Exploration & Production

Tokyo Gas buying stake in Pennsylvania power plant

Tokyo Gas is purchasing a 33% stake in the Birdsboro power plant, which is being built in Pennsylvania.

18 April 2017
Supply & Demand

AGDC applies to export gas from Alaska’s North Slope

The Alaska State Gasline Development Corp. filed an application with FERC last week to build a pipeline and other facilities to export gas from Alaska’s North Slope.

18 April 2017
Exploration & Production

BP Exploration Alaska plugs North Slope gas leak

BP Exploration Alaska confirmed it has successfully plugged the oil well that was leaking gas on Alaska’s North Slope.

18 April 2017
Exploration & Production

Montney shale output shows signs of recovery

The return of gas drilling in northeastern British Columbia is a sign of recovery for the Montney shale play, which accounts for about 25% of Canada’s gas production.

18 April 2017

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