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US-India Jointly Discovers Natural Gas Hydrates in The Indian Ocean

Indian Oil Ministry and the US Geological Survey in their joint expedition have recently discovered very large and highly enriched accumulations of natural gas hydrates, an icy form of the fuel, in the Bay of Bengal. Continue reading

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Vapours of Methane Gas Getting Released along the U.S. West Coast

From Northern California to British Columbia, along the west coast in the U.S., our mother Earth’s got a case of the toots. Scientists during the deep ocean mapping survey have found out that a geologically-active strip of seafloor called the ‘Cascadia Subduction Zone’ is bubbling methane like mad. Continue reading






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World’s Largest Importer of LNG Japan likely to Consume More Gas

Japan imports about 35% of the global demand for LNG, or in other words, it imports 12.7 Bcf/day. The country’s LNG imports actually fell by 6.2% in the financial that ended March 31, 2016. Continue reading






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United States Oil and Gas Industry Survives Amidst Global Price Crisis

Oil and gas producing giants like Saudi Arabia, Russia, and others had expected the U.S oil and gas industry to face a major slow down amidst the global price slump. The domestic experts had also estimated a huge drop in the production of North American shale and tight oil and gas. Continue reading






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China Rapidly Shifting towards Gas from Coal

Last few years China has been working consistently on developing its shale gas resources. It has achieved mixed success so far and that is mainly due to its geology. But due to the recent developments in shale gas technology, the world’s second-largest economy is on its way to becoming the world’s second-largest producer of natural gas in near future. Continue reading






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Burning Underground Coal for Gas – Blessing or Curse – UK Debates

UCG has caused groundwater contamination, subsidence, accidents due to the sinking of land in the area and toxic waste spreading where it has been deployed in Australia, South Africa, and the US. There is an evidence of safety standards problems encountered recently in Queensland, Australia. Continue reading






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Mexico Relying More on Natural Gas For its Energy and Economic Reforms

There are more than 14 pipeline projects in Mexico costing $7.4bn and running for 2,360 miles across the country. Mexico’s natural gas sector expected to expand in length by over 90% in the next three years and will have 13-15,000 miles of gas pipelines. Continue reading






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United States Enters European LNG market – New Era in Energy Market Begins

The first U.S. LNG shipment through Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass facility on the U.S. Gulf Coast will arrive in Portugal within a few days. American liquefied natural gas coming to Europe is an important thing and is said to transform the future LNG market there. Continue reading






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Sinopec to Focus on Natural Gas More Moving Forward

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., also known as “Sinopec,” announced that it has plans to change many aspects of its business to reflect China’s changing energy production goals. Continue reading






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Cheniere Energy and EDF Sign Latest Natural Gas Deal

Cheniere Energy, a US liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, announced a deal to sell as many as 24 cargoes to French energy company EDF. The deal is valid starting in 2017 through 2018. Continue reading






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