Enjoy Flexible Supply Deals as New-Wave of LNG Terminals Get Smaller

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Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) export terminals conventionally have been large-scale and customised costing billions of dollars. The investment for large-scale facilities spells long-term supply deals lasting over a decade. However, a new-wave in this booming sector is designed for the emerging-market buyers who wish for volumes to be smaller, and made available on shorter and more flexible contracts. Continue reading

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India Plans Colossal Natural Gas Expansion Spelling LNG Imports

Kochi LNG Terminal, India

Kochi LNG Terminal. Credit: CC/Augustus Binu

India is all set to change its energy mix share, and natural gas would double to around 15% by 2020. The move would necessitate the construction of more LNG terminals including the increase in imports. Continue reading

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The World’s Most Cutting-Edge Shale Gas Production Field

Tower for drilling horizontally into the Marcellus Shale Formation for natural gas

Tower for drilling horizontally into the Marcellus Shale Formation for natural gas. United States.    Credit: CC/Ruhrfisch

The Appalachian shale basin has reportedly swelled over 85% in gas production moving from 13,837 Bcf/D to 26,027 Bcf/D. The region has achieved gas production more than all other shale plays in the United States combined and stands poised as one of the most productive and economic gas acreages in the country. Continue reading

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The End of Natural Gas, Is It Inevitable?

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The year 2017 has seen new heights of the economy, and in the pandemonium, some experts believe that Natural Gas has taken a backseat in the plan for the future. A few experts affirm the possibility of Natural Gas not being a contender, and the repercussions for the economy of many nations and states are evident. Continue reading

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Morocco Set to Launch Tenders for $4.6bn Natural Gas Project

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Morocco is reportedly all set to launch tenders for a natural gas project worth US$4.6 billion, according to the country’s Energy Minister, Aziz Rabbah. For a country, which depends on imports for most of its energy needs, the tenders would facilitate in power generation and provide gas to the industry. Continue reading

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U.S. Creates Natural Gas Record on New Year’s Day

Gas pipeline. Credit: Creative Commons/Györgyfi

The U.S. chimed in New Year’s Day by creating a fresh natural gas record. And, in between combating bitter cold and contributing to shifting energy trends, the Americans reportedly consumed around 143 cubic feet of gas on January 1, 2018, surpassing a previous single-day record that was set in 2014, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Continue reading

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Natural Gas Energy – Advantages and Disadvantages

Bilfinger - Natural gas pipeline USA

Bilfinger – Natural gas pipeline USA

Natural gas energy has become globally trendy over the last few years. It is a vital source of energy and an asset to the global economy with its multitude of applications in sectors ranging from residential to electric power, transportation, and more. And, here’s a roundup of the advantages and disadvantages of natural gas energy.

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What Is The Difference Between CNG and LNG?

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Natural gas plays a significant role in the global energy supply and also facilitates in achieving economic and environmental goals. Natural gas exists in forms of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) and LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) and has subtle differences. Continue reading

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Azerbaijan Steps-Up Natural Gas Exports to Turkey

South Caucasus Pipeline

South Caucasus Pipeline

Turkey has a steep energy demand, which poses a growing energy import dependency, mainly on oil and natural gas. In the context, natural gas of around 4.86 billion cubic metres (bcm) was delivered by Azerbaijan to Turkey in the January-September 2017 period. Continue reading

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U.S. Becoming Over-Dependent on Natural Gas for Energy

Edwardsport Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC)

Edwardsport Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC). Credit: Duke Energy/Flickr

The United States is reportedly becoming over-dependent on natural gas for the production of electricity. The growing dependence exposes risks for consumers of natural gas and electricity including sudden price spikes, and the loss of reliability. Continue reading

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