North America


Small-scale LNG plant opens in Louisiana

NuBlu Energy has opened a small-scale commercial liquefaction facility in Port Allen in Louisiana.

5 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Brazil removes key blocks from 15th bid round

A Brazilian court has blocked the inclusion of two key blocks in the country’s 15th bid round.

29 March 2018
Exploration & Production

Reliance Industries to sell Eagle Ford assets to Sundance Energy

Reliance Industries has agreed to sell its interest in the western portion of the Eagle Ford shale.

29 March 2018
A rig in Argentina's Vaca Muerta shale play. Exploration & Production

Argentina’s Vaca Muerta set to receive rail boost

Trains will be a cheaper option than trucks for supplying essentials such as sand and machinery to Argentina’s huge shale formation, experts say.

29 March 2018

US exported 54 MMcm/d of LNG in 2017

The United States exported an average of 54.32 MMcm/d of LNG in 2017, nearly four times the 14 MMcm/d it sent out in 2016, the EIA has said.

28 March 2018

Gail India offering LNG cargoes from Sabine Pass

Gail India has offered three LNG cargoes from the Sabine Pass facility that will be loaded from May to July.

27 March 2018

LNG Canada on track for FID in H2 2018

The LNG Canada project is on track to reach an FID in the second half of this year.

23 March 2018
Exploration & Production

US Gulf of Mexico bid round falls flat

Companies bid on just 1% of the acreage offered in the United States' Gulf of Mexico licensing round, it has been reported.

22 March 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas was top generation fuel in US in 2017 for third year running – EIA

Gas was the most-used fuel for electricity generation in the United States for the third consecutive year in 2017.

21 March 2018

FERC to issue draft EIS for Alaska LNG in March 2019

The FERC will issue the draft environmental impact statement for the $43 billion Alaska LNG project in March 2019.

14 March 2018

Tellurian moving ahead with Driftwood LNG plans

Tellurian expects to prove the commercial viability of its Louisiana-based Driftwood LNG project between July and December, the company said on Monday.

13 March 2018
Jesse Falls near Kitimat, British Columbia. LNG

Canadian LNG projects squeezed by competition

Grassy Point LNG has become the latest Canadian LNG project to be cancelled as domestic and international competition heats up.

12 March 2018

Corpus Christi LNG close to FID – Cheniere CEO

Cheniere plans to take FID 'shortly' on the third train at its Corpus Christi LNG plant, Chief Executive Jack Fusco has said.

8 March 2018

Shell to double offtake from Calcasieu Pass LNG to 2 mtpa

Shell has agreed to double its offtake from Venture Global LNG’s Calcasieu Pass plant in the United States to 2 mtpa, Venture Global has announced.

7 March 2018

Woodside cancels Grassy Point LNG

Woodside Petroleum has cancelled its proposed 20 mtpa Grassy Point LNG project in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

7 March 2018
Policy & Regulation

Tariff exemptions possible for steel and aluminium importers – Trump adviser

Some businesses could obtain exemptions from a plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, a top White House official has said.

5 March 2018

First LNG cargo leaves Cove Point plant

The first LNG cargo has departed Dominion Energy’s Cove Point plant, according to ship tracking data.

2 March 2018
Supply & Demand

Energy industry opposes Trump’s new import tariffs

The United States energy industry has reacted with dismay to President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminium.

2 March 2018
Companies & Finance

Exxon takes $200 mln hit after leaving Russian ventures

ExxonMobil will take an after-tax loss of $200 million as a result of its abandonment of its joint exploration ventures in Russia.

1 March 2018

Corpus Christi LNG has enough buyers for third train – CEO

Cheniere Energy is confident it has secured enough buyers to obtain financing for a third train at its Corpus Christi LNG plant.

22 February 2018

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