TANAP Ready to Transport Natural Gas To Turkey

TANAP

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The main segment of the EU’s long-planned ‘Southern Gas Corridor’ (SGC), called the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), has reportedly been completed and is ready to export Azerbaijani gas to Europe. The completion was confirmed in a statement made by the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR). Continue reading

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Natural Gas Industry Has a Leaking Methane Issue

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Oil and gas operations reportedly leak more methane than was previously thought. However, it often gets lost in discussions about natural gas. Continue reading

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Sempra’s Cameron LNG Project Ships First LNG Cargo

Cameron LNG

Cameron LNG. Credit: Sempra Energy

Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG project has reportedly shipped the first commissioning cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The cargo was shipped from the first liquefaction train of the export project in Hackberry, Louisana (La.). Continue reading

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Britain Affluent With Natural Gas

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Britain usually finds a decline in natural gas during summer, however, this season a record number of LNG tankers due to land were observed. Continue reading

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Natural Gas – LNG is Creating a Difference

The LNG carrier in Ishikari Bay, Japan
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The natural gas market is reportedly at a critical time of the year as withdrawals from storage in the US would shift to injections. The inventories reportedly decline lasts from November until March each year, and for the rest of the year, stockpiles tend to build to prepare for the next peak season during the coldest months of the year. Continue reading

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Pakistan Poised to Develop Into a Natural Gas Hotspot

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Oil and Gas Exploration

Pakistan is all set to offer its gas deposits to foreign energy companies. The offer reportedly would boost domestic production in the midst of soaring demand, as per government officials. The country reportedly has trillions of cubic feet in natural gas reserves, and some of these have been exploited, however, the last decade has observed an outflow of foreign energy investors attributed to Islamist violence. Continue reading

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LNG Imports in China Hit New Record Amid High Stocks

LNG Tanker

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The world’s second-largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) importer—China broke another record last month amid rising stockpiles. The January total reached 6.55 million tons, which was up by 2% from the previous record set in December 2018. Continue reading

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Increased Coal-Firing shows the need for Natural Gas

Coal Burning

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The debate around how New Zealand would generate energy in the future is looming again as the burning of coal facilitating electricity generation reportedly has reached a five-year high. The scenario shows why there’s a need to keep exploring for natural gas, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ).

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Europe Turns a Natural Gas Arena for Russia and the US

Yamal LNG

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The European Union (EU) is both a prized market and political battleground for the world’s largest energy exporters—especially natural gas. Russia has been a dominant supplier of natural gas to Europe, however, the US reportedly wants to challenge Russia by increasing its imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG). Continue reading

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Qatar Declares Withdrawal from OPEC in January 2019

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The Gulf nation Qatar is all poised to withdraw from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), which was announced by Qatar’s Energy Minister Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi. Continue reading

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