Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Apr 18, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: DCNR’s EDWIN database of PA oil & gas well information; Gov. Wolf reappoints Gladys Brown Dutrieuille as PUC chairman; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Gulf LNG gets environmental clearance; Permian activity is firing up but holding back regional natural gas prices; NATIONAL: ExxonKnew activists release manual to eliminate energy industry; Sempra LNG names vice president of engineering; Toshiba to start new bidding round for it US LNG business; Is the natural gas meltdown finally here?; Cramer – Chevron’s Anadarko merger won’t be the only oil deal this year; Emerson’s IoT system enhances shale oil production, monitoring.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Apr 17, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Sen. Casey throws supports behind Gov. Wolf’s Restore PA plan; The war on natural gas stunts our economy, crushes the working class; NYC Mayor de Blasio warns of natgas moratorium consequences; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Wildcatter Floyd Wilson launches Falconer Oil and Gas Corp.; Colorado governor signs major overhaul of oil and gas rules; Utility may retire McIntosh Unit 3 in favor of natural gas, solar; Yoga mats debut at Texas industry meeting; NATIONAL: Natural Gas Council urges trump to fill vacancies at FERC; The frac sand revolution – “last mile” logistics; INTERNATIONAL: Anti-fossil fuelers go berserk, turn violent in London.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Apr 16, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Manchin looks ahead to natural gas possibilities; President’s order to speed oil and gas infrastructure permits a winning move; NATIONAL: Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she’d ban new fossil fuel production on federal lands as president; U.S. Supreme Court denies natgas-fired generators challenge of nuclear subsidies.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Apr 15, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: India’s GAIL puts up Cove Point LNG cargo for sale; Foe of Mountain Valley Pipeline allowed to participate in Roanoke Gas rate increase case; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Congress measures conflict over drilling near sacred sites; FSU professor: Eversource pipe proposal is not necessary; Negative Permian prices a positive for some; NATIONAL: Green New Deal has a dirty secret; Tellurian’s CEO Meg Gentle is on a mission to change how the world gets its natural gas; INTERNATIONAL: All aboard! Treasure on the high seas for gas dealers; LNG investment needed as oversupply turns to shortfall; Keppel Gas makes first LNG import from North America; Coast Guard finds 200kg of cocaine tied to Teekay’s LNG carrier; Nord Stream 2: Can Denmark make Berlin and Moscow tremble?
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Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Apr 12, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Trump executive order energizes Capito,?Manchin; Equitrans completes strategic acquisition of Eureka Midstream and Hornet Midstream; NATIONAL: U.S. natural gas stocks end heating season at the lowest level since 2014; Petchem demand, exports add complexity to propane market; Natural gas consumption projected to jump in 2019; AOC compares climate doom skeptics to grandparents who protested civil rights movement; Shale companies, adding ever more wells, threaten future of U.S. oil boom; INTERNATIONAL: LNG as marine fuel could reduce greenhouse gas up to 21%; Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline hits 1,000-kilometer mark; U.S. natural gas market is taking cues from China; Iraq is finally pumping enough oil to flex its muscles in OPEC.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Apr 11, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Pennsylvania as the new natural gas giant; Gas, nuclear lobbies butt heads as Senate takes up nuclear-rescue bill; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: The increasing importance of natural gas in Michigan; NATIONAL: U.S. natural gas-fired combined-cycle capacity surpasses coal-fired capacity; Shale gas majors succumb to Wall Street pressure.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Apr 10, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: The deadbeat billionaire – The inside story of how West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice ducks taxes and slow-pays his bills; Eight new permits issued in Utica Shale; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: New England curtails amid world natural gas boom; NATIONAL: Video: Green Signaling; U.S. crude oil production grew 17% in 2018, surpassing the previous record in 1970; Strong natural gas output holding Henry Hub to $2.82 this year, $2.77 in ‘20, says EIA; ‘No way’ for natural gas to stay above $3 for long, says analyst; Pipe constraints, crude economics take gas markets on a wild ride; U.S. natural gas liquids production continues to drive global supply growth.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Apr 9, 2019

OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Cash Waha, El Paso Permian gas trade in positive territory for first time in two weeks; NATIONAL: KBR enters deal to use Baker Hughes turbines for mid-scale LNG projects; Goldman says for a peek into oil’s future, go back to 1990s; The ‘marginal’ producer driving the oil price rally; The indigenous peoples war against pipelines; INTERNATIONAL: Japan’s JERA secures LNG Canada volumes.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Apr 8, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: ATI lands $45M pipeline contract, plans to hire workers in Harrison; Wolfs supports studying petition to cap greenhouse gases; Natural gas pipeline proposal concerns area residents; Our View: Severance tax seems hopeless; PennEast challengers rehash nixed claims, DC Circ. hears; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: The Permian Basin is now the world’s top oil producer; NATIONAL: NETL, Dedicated to fossil energy research; Low storage, prices equals bad news for U.S. gas producers; Is fracking out of gas as a hot?button Democratic issue?; Chesapeake Energy Corp. – an interesting outcome to debt refinancing; Mueller’s ‘foreign agent’ prosecutions may lead to probes of green groups; INTERNATIONAL: Environmental groups to sue Shell over climate change; Canada’s natural gas industry really needs LNG.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Apr 5, 2019

OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Colorado oil industry gets overhaul by regulators; Is this the end of Colorado’s shale boom?; Understanding microbial communities in fractured shales goal of NSF-sponsored project; The world’s cheapest natural gas; NATIONAL: California imports the most electricity from other states; Pennsylvania exports the most; U.S. oil, gas land deals plunge to 10-year low in first quarter; Natgas volumes headed for 108 Bcf/d by 2024, crude economics to ‘wreak havoc’ on gas; Cheniere’s secret? Stick to tested strategy even as LNG industry pushes new business models; House Democrats voted for a natural gas future, and nobody noticed; Citing differences, Shell walks away from U.S. refining lobby; INTERNATIONAL: Carbon tax hits diesel prices in four Canadian provinces.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Apr 4, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Dominion Energy, American Red Cross present April 6 preparedness day at nine Ohio locations; Pa. Senate bill aims to aid state nuclear plants; Dominion Energy CEO: Making the switch from coal to natural gas; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Pacific Northwest sees highest daily natural gas spot prices in the U.S. since 2014; California’s oil industry collapses despite shale boom; Chesapeake opens ‘green’ natural gas vehicle fueling stop in Dover; Washington state rail bill could put 150,000 b/d of Bakken oil shipments at risk; NATIONAL: U.S. natural gas prices unmoved by colder winter, low inventories; The U.S. oil boom is sinking OPEC imports; INTERNATIONAL: Top 10 destinations for US LNG exports; South Korea’s crude oil imports from the US could surpass 40 mil barrels in H1 2019; LNG will be big part of China-U.S. trade once tensions resolved; U.S. LNG producers offer alternative pricing to woo buyers.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Apr 3, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Democrat Pam Iovino wins Pa. Senate seat; The frac sand revolution (in the Marcellus); OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Total invests further in Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG project; NATIONAL: U.S. refinery runs hit fifth consecutive annual record high in 2018; Infected U.S. shale oil is being turned away by Asian buyers; INTERNATIONAL: Members of B.C. First Nation plan new camp to block natural gas pipeline path.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Apr 2, 2019

OTHER U.S. REGIONS: New Jersey’s renewable mandates will send electric bills to the moon; NATIONAL: Energy-related carbon dioxide emission profiles differ dramatically from state to state; Surging E&P profits, lower costs belie negative sentiment; INTERNATIONAL: KBR to conduct open book EPC estimate for Goldboro LNG; Saudi Aramco is world’s most profitable company, beating Apple by far; Saudi Aramco’s breakeven oil price is higher than expected; Natural gas is the ‘destination fuel of the future’, says Qatar Petroleum CEO.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Apr 1, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: PA Senate bill would impose 2 year moratorium on hazardous liquids pipeline approvals; PA EQB to consider petition to create cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; EQT Foundation announces scholarships for Greene, Washington students; Cabot gives back to Susquehanna County first responders; NATIONAL: Amid the furor of the Green New Deal, don’t overlook the shale revolution; INTERNATIONAL: Natural gas prices crash as market suffers ‘winter hangover’.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Mar 29, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: New York is in bad economic shape – fracking could change that if Cuomo would allow it; NATIONAL: Tight oil development will continue to drive future U.S. crude oil production; US natural gas in storage falls 36 Bcf as heating season likely wraps up; New reports offer solutions to protect against “recent surge” of climate liability lawsuits; INTERNATIONAL: Denmark wants a new route for Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Mar 28, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: ODNR issues 2 well permits in Columbiana County; Natural gas industry has generated $45.8 million in taxes in eastern Ohio; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Negative Permian gas prices, but is the worst yet to come?; NATIONAL: Next US shale wave will need fewer heads, different skills; INTERNATIONAL: What does the New Silk Road mean for oil and gas?; Simulations aid training and improve safety in drilling operations; The new oil Darwinism.
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