LNG

LNG export

LNG export expansion in British Columbia “not a slam dunk”

A major buildout of LNG export terminals on Canada’s Pacific Coast rests on assumptions of long-term demand growth in Asia. But those forecasts are highly uncertain, two different reports warn.

global LNG

Methane import taxes could influence global LNG market

A new report finds that EU levies on imported methane could help clean up gas operations, but may also lead to a two-tiered global LNG market.

US LNG

Persian Gulf States may invest in U.S. LNG

Analysts say that potential investments from Saudi Aramco and ADNOC in U.S. LNG could propel projects forward. Meanwhile, in Houston, gas executives voiced confidence in the trajectory of their industry at CERAWeek.

U.S. gas prices drop to multi-decade lows, forcing drilling rein-in

U.S. gas prices plunged below $2/MMBtu this winter, largely because of warm weather. Gas companies unable to turn a profit are slashing drilling plans.

LNG expands on Louisiana’s vanishing coastline

Already scarred by climate change, southwest Louisiana is on the frontlines of the rush to build new LNG.

Red Sea

Shipping markets shrug at Houthi attacks in Red Sea

Disruptions from the Red Sea have already been priced in and are unlikely to cause further price hikes, one analyst said.

Louisiana LNG

Louisiana LNG could be “nail in the coffin” for local fishermen

Commercial fishing in southwest Louisiana is already facing hard times. But the rush to build Louisiana LNG export terminals may put an end to a once-vibrant industry.

LNG demand

European LNG demand could peak in 2025 – new report

A new report warns that the continent is investing far too much in LNG import terminals that will go under-utilised as gas demand continues to decline.

Gas crisis

Bangladesh gas crisis worsens as FSRUs cease operations

LNG dependence has exposed the dark side of Bangladesh’s energy security over the past several months, in a country experiencing a severe gas crisis.

German LNG

Amid German LNG growth, call for heating, industry gas phase-out

The call comes amid the rapid expansion of German LNG import capacity in the wake of the Ukraine war.

Venezuela

Venezuela locks in Caribbean oil, gas despite fresh sanctions risk

Venezuela is poised to lock in oil and gas supply to Caribbean neighbours in spite of a flare-up in tensions with the United States, which is threatening to restore crippling sanctions on Caracas.

Biden slams brakes on new U.S. LNG approvals

The White House said it was freezing permit approvals for all new proposed U.S. LNG export projects, citing a need to overhaul the regulatory process. Climate groups called it a “massive win.”

Climate litigation

Climate litigation could thwart Woodside-Santos merger

A Woodside-Santos merger would nearly consolidate Australia’s LNG sector and become a force in the LNG industry globally.

U.S. LNG

Biden steps up scrutiny of U.S. LNG, new projects risk delay

According to The New York Times, the Biden administration is set to announce a major review of how it permits new U.S. LNG projects, potentially delaying more than a dozen proposed facilities for a year or more.

Africa LNG

Slow progress for Africa LNG sector

African LNG development continues to run into delays owing to various factors including a lack of investment, security issues and poor infrastructure.