In this issue

 

Free ReadThe US Department of Energy (DoE) has issued a rule to exclude some licensing and environmental requirements for liquefied natural gas export projects that had previously been required in a…
Nine shale gas producers in the US Appalachian Basin have spent half a billion dollars more during Q3-2020 on drilling and new projects than they earned. According to the Institute…
Cheniere Energy, the largest US LNG exporter, has told regulators that its Sabine Pass Train 6 project was now more than 44 percent complete as Bechtel is forging ahead with…
Pembina Pipeline Corp., the Canadian infrastructure company, said there was still uncertainty surrounding the future of its Jordan Cove LNG export project in the northwest US state of Oregon as…
Free ReadEnbridge Inc., the Canadian TSO whose gas pipelines connect supply basins and LNG export plants and cities, has filed a federal complaint accusing Michigan Democratic Party Governor Gretchen Whitmer of…
Striving to boost spot market flexibility, the US Department of Energy (DoE) has removed the requirement for long-term LNG export authorization holders to seek separate short-term permits to export volumes.…
The US Department of Energy (DoE) has extended the terms of five long-term liquefied natural gas export authorizations through 2050 for plants in Louisiana, Texas, Georgia and Florida. The ruling…
Thursday, 14 January 2021
Free ReadOctober-December exports at 15.76mmt on 31st December - Exports more than doubled over July-September period - Total shipments up 35pct over three-month period last year - Avg. US capacity utilisation at 88pct…
Monthly US LNG Exports (MMt) as of 31st December for the period between 1st October and 31st December, inclusively.
Strong seasonal rise in freight rates is unlikely to happen this autumn, as sustained outages at Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG terminal in Louisiana and at Gorgon LNG Train-2 have caused…
Free ReadUS billionaire investor Warren Buffett is expected to take control of Dominion Energy’s Cove Point LNG export plant in Maryland around November 1, 2020. In return, Dominion will receive about…
Spot price differentials between regional U.S. gas trading hub and the benchmark Henry Hub have narrowed in the first half of 2020 amid lower production and a Covid-19-related plunge in…
Making new pitches to investors, Tellurian Inc. forecasts that 100 million tonnes per annum of additional construction is needed because of LNG capacity constraints by 2021 as demand increases. Market…
Plans for debut trading in Hygo Energy at the US stock exchange NASDAQ have been shelved amid corruption allegations against the company’s CEO Eduardo Antonello. Hygo, a joint venture between…

News Nudges

US rig count rises

The Baker Hughes Rig Count reported three more rigs deployed in the US in the past week and taking the total to 698. Oil rigs are up three while natural gas rigs are unchanged at 144 along with miscellaneous rigs at two. “The US Rig Count is up 258 rigs from last year's count of 440 with oil rigs up 210 and gas rigs up 48,” said Baker Hughes. The Canadian Rig Count is up 44 rigs from last year's 51 with oil rigs up 25 and natural gas rigs up 19.


Texas LNG for UK

The Panamanian-flagged LNG carrier “Prism Brilliance” is scheduled to deliver a US cargo on April 21 to the UK South Hook import terminal at the port of Milford Haven in Wales. The cargo was lifted by the 180,000 cubic metres capacity ship on March 20 from the Freeport export facility on Quintana Island in Texas, according to shipping data.