Natural Gas Set To Change Ways On Powering Homes In Japan

Electricity

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Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a significant facet of the energy mix of Japan, and according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the country is the largest LNG importer on the globe. Continue reading

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Egypt Set to Achieve Self-Sufficiency of Natural Gas by 2018

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Egypt is poised to achieve self-sufficiency in the context of natural gas by the end of 2018, according to Egyptian minister of oil, Tarek El-Molla. Continue reading

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US Authorises Golden Pass LNG Export Terminal

Golden Pass LNG

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has authorised the Golden Pass LNG Terminal near Sabine Pass, on the Texas Gulf Coast, to export around 2.21 billion cubic feet of LNG per day (Bcf/d) to non-FTA countries. Continue reading

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Toyota Researches and Experiments with Natural Gas Fuel Cells

Toyota Hybrid Power Generation System at Motomachi Plant

Toyota Hybrid Power Generation System at Motomachi Plant

Toyota is reportedly an advocate of hydrogen fuel cells and is currently researching a way to power its fuel cells with something novel: natural gas. Continue reading

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EIA Expects Natural Gas to be Leading Source of US Electricity

Natural gas plant. Colorado.

Natural gas plant. Colorado. Credit: Creative Commons/Jeffrey Beall

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its April 2017 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) said it expects electricity generation fuelled by natural gas during summer (June, July, and August) to be lower than last summer. Continue reading

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The US is Transforming LNG Market as a Global Energy Hub

 

Sabine Pass LNG Terminal.

Sabine Pass LNG Terminal. Credit: Cheniere Energy

Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT: LNG) celebrated loading its 100th LNG export cargo recently to around 20 countries from Sabine Pass in Louisiana. This was the first facility in the contiguous U.S. Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia to Invest in Gas Ventures

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Gas plant. Credit: Saudi Arabian Oil Co.

Saudi Arabia and international oil majors have discussed plans on gas venture opportunities both inside the kingdom and abroad, as a part of the country’s drive to diversify investments, ahead of listing the national energy giant, Saudi Aramco. Continue reading

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Petronas to Export World’s First LNG from FLNG Facility

 

Petronas Floating Gas facility. Malaysia.

Petronas Floating Gas facility. Malaysia. Credit: Petroliam Nasional Berhad

Malaysian energy giant, Petronas, will be the world’s first company to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced from a floating production unit. Continue reading

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Researchers Refines Filters for Greener Natural Gas

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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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