Researchers Refines Filters for Greener Natural Gas

A scanning electron microscope image

A scanning electron microscope image, left, and a high-resolution transmission electron microscope image shows an activated, sulfur-containing porous carbon sample. The material created at Rice University can be tuned to balance carbon dioxide sequestration and methane selectivity. Credit: Barron Research Group/Rice University

Natural gas producers are set to draw methane from a well and sequester the carbon dioxide with the use of filters that optimise either the carbon capture or methane flow. Continue reading

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How Australia is Facing a Riveting Scenario Over Natural Gas

LNG Tanker

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Australia is gifted with natural gas, but is the supply benefiting its ordinary citizens? Australia is facing a gas shortage scenario, exposing how it has cut itself a raw deal with its own precious natural gas resource. Continue reading

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LNG at the Vanguard of Japan’s Energy Future

 Tokyo-gas Negishi LNG Terminal

Tokyo-gas Negishi LNG Terminal

Mitsui & Co., business developer & a general trading company, and one of Japan’s largest companies underscored the importance of a stable liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply in the context of fulfilling future energy demand in Japan. Continue reading

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Global Liquefied Natural Gas Demand to Grow 4-5% by 2030

Arctic Lady, LNG Carrier.

Arctic Lady, LNG Carrier. Credit: CC/kees torn

A global projection for liquefied natural gas (LNG) hints at a rise by 4%-5% between 2015 and 2030. This was stated in the first LNG Outlook by Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and gas company, Royal Dutch Shell plc, which is headquartered in the Netherlands. Continue reading

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India Can be a Larger Producer of Natural Gas by 2022

The KG-D6 natural gas project

The KG-D6 natural gas project. Credit: Bechtel

India has the potential and is poised to be a much larger producer and consumer of natural gas by 2022, as per a report released by the US Congress. Continue reading

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SOCAR Starts Natural Gas Trade in Ukraine

SOCAR fuel filling statio, Baku. Credit: CC/Kheo17

SOCAR fuel filling statio, Baku. Credit: CC/Kheo17

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), state-owned national oil company with its headquarters in Baku, Azerbaijan has started natural gas trade on Ukraine’s domestic market. Continue reading

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UK All Set To Get First LNG Import From Peru

Credit: Qatargas

Credit: Qatargas

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is carving out new routes, as UK is all set to get its first LNG from Peru. It was reported that Peru LNG was loaded on a vessel recently and is destined to reach England. Continue reading

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Could Natural Gas Be The New Coal?

Wattenberg Gas Field, Colorado. Credit: Creative Commons/Plazak

Wattenberg Gas Field, Colorado. Credit: Creative Commons/Plazak

There are escalating demands for natural gas but will it replace coal? Is it a dependable energy source? In context to Wyoming in a recent interview, Director of UW’s Centre for Energy Economics and Public Policy, Rob Godby and economist at the centre, Chuck Mason, shared their views. Continue reading

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LNG Ltd. Signs 20 Year Agreement to Supply US LNG to India

Credit: VGS Cavallo

Credit: VGS Cavallo

Australian public listed company, Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. (LNG Ltd.) has signed the heads of agreement (HOA) to supply LNG to India for 20-years from its Magnolia LNG project in the US. Continue reading

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Are Natural Gas and Wind Winning in Supplanting Coal?

Alma Wisconsin Coal power plants

Alma Wisconsin Coal power plants

There is a clear transition to cleaner technologies today and this is evident with their growing market share. It has been a long journey for coal which has helped generate more electricity in the U.S. than any other source. Continue reading

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