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British Columbia LNG drive may wreck climate targets: report

The Canadian province has a target to cut emissions by 40 percent by 2030. But the scramble to export British Columbia’s LNG to Asia could make that impossible.

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Higher U.S. LNG exports drive up prices

A forecast by the EIA shows U.S. LNG exports rising in the years to come. The more gas that is exported, the higher domestic prices rise.

New U.S. LNG policy could leave struggling projects behind

For years, proposed U.S. LNG projects could count on the government to extend their export licenses. But a recent policy change means extensions may be harder to come by, leaving delayed LNG projects stuck on the drawing board.

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Democrats call for greater scrutiny of U.S. LNG approvals

The Biden administration has supported an expansion of gas exports. But members of his own party warn that the buildout of U.S. LNG pollutes local communities and amounts to a major setback for the climate.

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LNG suppliers look to Europe as it faces gas dilemma: execs

Europe needs to make up its mind on whether it wants to be an “opportunistic” short-term buyer from LNG suppliers or whether it wants to provide long-term signals to investors, energy executives said.

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European LNG supply at risk on U.S. struggle: conference

European LNG buyers might not be able to secure all the LNG they need amid a widening disconnect between buyers and producers.

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Cheniere pushes ahead with U.S. LNG expansion

Gas producer Cheniere is pushing ahead with U.S. LNG expansion at its Corpus Christi terminal and proposed expansion of its Sabine Pass terminal.

Philippines energy

Corporate interests overshadow Philippines’ energy security

The Philippines’ energy sector has recently seen its first imported LNG shipment, but regulatory, market and financial complications persist.

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FERC gives greenlight to two Texas LNG projects

Federal regulators dismissed environmental justice and climate concerns related to two large, proposed southern Texas LNG terminals.

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Biden gives OK to Alaska LNG

The approval of a massive Alaska LNG project was met with outrage from climate groups. But the project has economic hurdles that raise questions about its viability.

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Gas, LNG in Asia challenged by cheaper wind, solar

Developers of gas and LNG in Asia, especially Southeast Asia, are being challenged by cheaper wind and solar production costs.

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U.S. videos show methane pollution from LNG

Using an optical gas imaging camera, which detects pollutants that are otherwise invisible, Earthworks found extensive emissions including methane pollution from U.S. LNG export terminals in Louisiana.

Rio Grande LNG loses key financial backer

France’s Société Générale pulled out of Rio Grande LNG. The project in south Texas still intends to move forward, but financial headwinds have recently increased.

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Risk of LNG glut in rush to replace Russian gas to Europe

In its haste to replace lost imports of Russian gas to Europe with new LNG buildout, the continent risks major import overcapacity, experts say.

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Coastal Louisiana LNG buildout continues

Despite chronic air pollution and equipment malfunctions from an LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, more projects are moving forward.

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LNG demand, growth expected against odds

Fundamental LNG market changes will be felt for the rest of the decade, including in Asia-Pacific — home to two-thirds of global LNG demand — according to a new report.

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Gas prices in Bangladesh spell return to LNG, volatility

High inflation and ‘abnormal’ hikes in gas prices in Bangladesh could lead to worker unrest in the garment industry, and greater energy poverty, experts say.

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The risks of “hydrogen-ready” LNG infrastructure claims

Some policymakers are promising that gas and LNG infrastructure will be used for hydrogen in the future. But “hydrogen-ready” claims are misleading, and risk undermining climate targets.

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Louisiana LNG terminals spread pollution on local districts

A new report finds that two large Louisiana LNG export facilities are flaring constantly and under-reporting their emissions. At the same time, many more projects are on the drawing board.

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Talks over gas in Philippines, China an uphill struggle

Discussions over joint exploration of gas in Philippine- and Chinese-claimed waters face a mounting struggle amid increasing concerns over fossil fuel development.

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Ramp-up of LNG in Europe a health risk

The residents of the Spanish town of Ferrol have lived for years in the shadow of an LNG terminal, but a growing body of research suggests such infrastructure poses a health risk to communities like theirs – which should serve as a wake-up call as we brace ourselves for major build-out of LNG in Europe.

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Expansion of LNG in Europe opposes climate targets: report

Researchers warn the doubling down on long-term LNG deals in Europe threatens to derail decarbonization efforts.

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New UK LNG tie-up with U.S. raises questions

Is a new UK LNG partnership with the U.S. worth the paper it is written on?

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India struggles for gas supplies as LNG prices surge

Analysts say the only way forward amidst surging LNG prices is to steer India, Pakistan and Bangladesh towards more sustainable renewable energy sources.

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Germany, Qatar LNG deal raises decarbonisation doubts

Qatar is to supply LNG to Germany under a long-term deal which is already being criticised for doing little to address the current energy crisis while protracting the country’s dependence on gas despite decarbonisation goals.

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Gas terminals threaten coastal communities

Gas export terminals are under construction. But they pose health and environmental risks to U.S. Gulf Coast residents.

Soaring LNG prices cutting into global demand

Boom times for LNG in 2022 also mean that clouds are darkening for the fuel. LNG is earning a reputation for being “unreliable and unaffordable.”

LNG industry seized on Russia’s war to lock in policy wins

Just hours after the invasion, LNG lobbyists called on the Biden administration to grant longstanding policy wishes favourable to gas exports, according to a new report.

High LNG prices may slow rapid Asia demand growth

A new report says that high prices may accelerate downward pressures on LNG demand, clouding long-term industry outlooks.

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Philippines’ LNG drive runs into market dynamics

The Philippines is trying to revamp its power sector by building more gas to power projects along with several LNG import terminals, however there’s growing concern that LNG might not be the best option going forward.