BP: Natural Gas Showed “Great Resilience” In 2020

Despite a drop in global energy demand due to COVID-19, natural gas emerged from the pandemic in a position of strength, according to BP’s recently released 2021 Statistical Review. As the report explains, global primary energy demand fell by 4.5 percent in 2020 – the largest decline since World War II. Yet, natural gas performed

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Pennsylvania Can and Should Be Northeast Energy Hub

Nonfossil Jim Willis on NGL PipelinesEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: Pennsylvania has the Northeast in its hands if it will develop its resources to become the energy hub needed. Pipelines are the key to realizing it all.] Charlie Melançon is a former U.S. Congressman (Democrat) from Louisiana who played an integral role in

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Two Former Energy Secretaries: Foreign Demand For U.S. LNG “Simply Astounding,” Natural Gas Is Part of Energy Transition

Affordable natural gas has already helped the United States dramatically lower greenhouse gas emissions and the nation  should continue exporting the fuel to help allies around the world meet their own climate goals, according to former Energy Secretaries Ernest Moniz and Dan Brouillette. Speaking at a recent forum, the two former secretaries – one Democratic

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Biden Caves to Germany (Desperate Due to Energiewende) and Putin

germany … …[Editor’s Note: Biden caves to Putin and a Germany now desperate for natural gas due to the huge failure of its Energiewende version of the green new deal.] President Biden is treating a European pipeline and a North American pipeline very differently—one is a natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, Nord Stream

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U.S. LNG Industry to Go Carbon Neutral

Cheniere, one of the leading U.S. LNG companies, announced its first “carbon neutral shipment” to Europe this week after a tanker left Cheniere’s Sabine Pass export terminal in Louisiana and travelled across the Atlantic to supply Shell as part of the two companies’ long-term LNG contract. Unlike a standard LNG cargo, Cheniere’s “carbon neutral” shipment

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Natural Gas: Where It Goes from Northeastern Pennsylvania

Natalie DeCarioExternal Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas … … [Editor’s Note: Natural gas produced in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, moves across the world enriching life around the globe; from Brooklyn, PA to Tokyo!] We already know that unconventional natural gas is produced from shale formations deep within the Earth by utilizing horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing technology. Once the drilling and fracing process is completed

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Weymouth Kill Bill Demonstrates Just How Bad Government Has Become

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) A bill introduced by Massachusetts Senator-Demagogues Markey and Warren for the purpose of killing the Weymouth Compressor Station provides a pitch-perfect illustration of how utterly dysfunctional our government has become. Talk about using a sledgehammer to kill a fly. The two U.S. Senators from Massachusetts, Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren and

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – April 4, 2021

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Nice Win…for Now This is great news. It’s the latest such win. But, the lawyers hired by the Rockefellers won’t be

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Policymakers, Executives at CERAWeek Agree: Natural Gas Remains Critical to Energy Transition

The consensus from CERAWeek is out: natural gas is a key component of the world’s energy transition. Throughout CERAWeek, which took place the first week of March and brings together political leaders, executives, and energy’s most prominent thought leaders, one topic remained top of mind: the energy transition. As climate change becomes an ever-pressing issue,

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IEA: Natural Gas is “Fastest-Growing” Fossil Fuel in India

India’s natural gas demand will more than double by 2030 as the fuel source replaces higher emitting resources, particularly in the industrial sector, according to the latest long-term special report by the International Energy Agency. The continued growth in natural gas, which IEA projects even in policy scenarios where renewables dominate the energy mix, will

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – February 20, 2021

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Some Folks Just Aren’t Trustworthy Joe Manchin, the Democrat Senator from West Virginia who wants the trades to suppose he is

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U.S. LNG Exports Are Part of the Solution To Cleaner Air Across the Globe

The shift to natural gas over the past decade has helped make the United States the global leader in emissions reductions, and U.S. LNG exports are key for developing nations seeking to transition from higher-emitting fuels to lower their own emissions and pollution mortality rate. It’s a clear reminder of the benefits of cleaner-burning natural

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EIA: U.S. Oil and Gas Will Remain Critical Through the Next Thirty Years

The EIA’s latest Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) forecasts a long and steady future for the U.S. oil and natural gas industry and a positive picture for U.S. energy exports through 2050. While the report acknowledges that varying policies and regulations will shape this long-term forecast, it also suggests that pre-pandemic energy demand levels will return

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More pipelines needed to make Appalachian Basin a relevant supplier to new Gulf Coast LNG facilities

The outlook for the Marcellus and Utica shale plays is closely tied to demand for LNG exports, according to GlobalData analysts. However, additional pipeline capacity is needed to reach the Gulf Coast from the Appalachian Basin. Currently, the US has an export capacity of 9.17 bcfd. Planned projects and those under construction increase export capacity

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Hydraulic Fracturing Equals Energy Security: A Ban Would Be Insane

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … The Department of Energy just issued a comprehensive report about the dangers of banning hydraulic fracturing in this country. The Executive Summary follows: Abundant American oil and natural gas reserves are a strategic asset in driving sustained, long-term economic growth, achieving environmental goals, and enhancing the national security

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