Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Dec 19, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: PA joins 8 other states, D.C. to develop regional program to cap greenhouse gas pollution from transportation; Ohio shale production spikes, and what that means for the state; How responsive will Cove Point LNG exports be to economics?; NY Comptroller DiNapoli facing heat over climate change; Natural gas industry burns for more pipeline capacity in Mass.; Anti-pipeline activism isn’t generating more investment in renewable energy; The incredible shrinking credibility of the climate movement; Oil nosedives to $46 – worries about economy collide with supply glut; Natural gas producer key to Trump’s energy dominance agenda strikes new deal with Malaysia.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Dec 18, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: The price of ignorance: New York State’s approaching energy disaster; Athens County, OH meeting re injection well permit tonight; New liquefaction trains, pipeline capacity revving up Gulf Coast feedgas demand; Carbon tax scam – exposing the latest attack on fossil fuels; Enbridge Inc. and Spectra Energy Partners, LP complete merger; Technically recoverable natural gas from future US shale wells on rise; New oil, gas projects to accelerate next year; Machine learning takes on oil, gas production forecasting role; OPEC production deal not enough to stabilize oil market; Qatar Petroleum to invest $20 billion in U.S. in major expansion.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Dec 17, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: New York City rated ‘judicial hellhole’ by major legal organization; Dominion Energy completes previously announced asset sales; Gulf petrochemical complex may have rival in Appalachia; Interior Secretary Zinke resigning, cites ‘vicious’ attacks; US shale becomes oil industry’s safe haven; Coming changes in marine fuel sulfur limits will affect global oil markets; Import of U.S. liquefied natural gas to Greece begins.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Dec 14, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Berks partnerships conserve 77 acres for migratory birds; PA clean vehicles video; Rising forecasts for 2019 U.S. natural gas production keep prices low; U.S. shale likes but doesn’t need OPEC cuts to keep on growing; The world should follow the U.S. energy model; Oil trading ‘God’ Andy Hall says shale has experts groping in dark; FTS International’s worries are not over yet; McNamee sworn in as FERC commissioner; Fluctuating natural gas prices are not a threat to the power grid; Poland’s PGNiG gets another US spot LNG cargo; Lithuania boosting ties with US LNG suppliers; Emerson buys Belgian valve company; Major LNG buyers’ uncontracted demand to quadruple by 2030.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Dec 13, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: 13 well permits approved in Ohio’s Utica; Westmoreland natural gas plant nears opening date; Barrett questions gas safety consultant’s ties to industry; Going green with natural gas vehicles; WV Sen. Joe Manchin becomes Ranking Member of Energy Ctte; Could U.S. natural gas stocks catch up this winter?; Growing dependent on Russia: the gas routes in Europe; US lawmakers officially condemn Russia’s natural gas pipeline into Germany.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Dec 12, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: EQT postpones conference call to discuss 2019 guidance and updated analyst presentation; A push to make fracking waste water usable in agriculture – even for drinking; Cheniere ships first Corpus Christi LNG commissioning cargo; Sleepless nights for U.S. gas traders as volatility surges; Yamal LNG ramps up to full capacity; Cuadrilla pauses gas fracking at English site after more tremors.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Dec 11, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Antero Resources appoints Paul Korus to Board of Directors; NY Attorney General seeks to sink Exxon climate appeal; Sunoco pushes Pa. PUC to ax pipeline shutdown bid; After bitter fight in Minnesota, gas plant debate moves to Wisconsin; Summit Midstream announces senior management changes; After active duty, veterans find new purpose in the oil and gas industry; Buybacks: Why pipeline companies should invest in themselves; The oil and gas situation: A time for setting records; Natural gas perspectives before this winter ends; As the U.S. pushes fossil fuels at COP24, protesters howl – but allies emerge, too.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Dec 10, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Smell and noise from Lackawanna Energy Center worries residents – DEP says it’s vapor and steam; Everett sets meeting on PGE proposal in Loyalsock Creek valley; Natural gas service mostly restored to Merrimack Valley; November U.S. natural gas prices increased beyond previous market expectations; Energy affordability must be a top concern for newly elected; OPEC and allies agree to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day; Rural Ontario may soon tap into natural gas; Europe needs more U.S. liquefied natural gas.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Dec 7, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Environmental groups rally for NJ moratorium on natural gas pipelines, other infrastructure; Ohio House OKs use of oil and gas brine for road de-icing; Department of Public Service asks state to expand gas pipeline investigation; The US just became a net oil exporter for the first time in 75 years; Activists admit climate litigation is about silencing dissent, not justice; At what point would Higher Henry hub prices really rein in LNG exports?; Fishermen sue big oil for its role in climate change; European consortium to spur uptake of LNG as transport fuel.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Dec 6, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Natural gas panel highlights potential and challenges; The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is a vote for the future; Equitrans Midstream plans to simplify structure, eliminate IDRs; Inside Puerto Rico’s quest for 100% renewables: A clash over natural gas; Trump’s best play: Stand aside and let coal country become gas country; Weather, low storage, drive up the price of natural gas; Big Oil battles gender problem that may take decades to fix; Big Green tries to grow scope of Clean Water Act by using courts.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Dec 5, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: LDCs expect little change in natgas use, slight increase in cost in PA this winter; Southwestern completes transformation with close of Fayetteville Shale exit; LNG tanker arrives at Cheniere Energy’s Corpus Christi plant; MXCC and Eversource energy host first graduation for natural gas field technicians; U.S. coal consumption in 2018 expected to be the lowest in 39 years; Trump’s policies bring not just energy independence, but energy dominance; Why OPEC will send natural gas prices even higher; OPEC oil decision could undercut U.S. natural gas price surge.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Dec 4, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Exelon generation to retire nine economically challenged generation facilities within PJM; Auditor General DePasquale announces plans for special report on climate change in PA; Westmoreland Transit to roll out two new natural gas-powered buses on Tuesday; Capstone Turbine announces order for expanding oil and gas projects in Utica shale; Those French fuel riots and the “Great Wall of Cuomo”; Tight supply-demand balance brings back natural gas price volatility; Perry again calls for US energy infrastructure plan, cites national security; New Brunswick legislature narrowly OKs lifting ban on unconventional natural gas drilling; Is Qatar’s OPEC exodus a blow to Saudi Arabia’s dominance?
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Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Dec 3, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: New law allows ODNR to plug more wells; Tompkins County Legislature opposes natural gas at Cayuga Power Plant; U.S. shale production set to surge in 2019; Winter demand offsets NGL fractionation capacity constraints; Natural gas prices at multi-year highs, will demand grow further?; Details of the horrible carbon tax bill; Qatar is pulling out of OPEC; RWE to buy more U.S. LNG as Trump promotes gas in Europe; The physics of extracting gas from shale formations; New rules at Panama Canal expected to boost U.S. LNG industry; Magnetic sun storms could hold the secret to natural gas prices; Global natural gas prices tied to sunspot activity.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Nov 30, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: PSC agrees to BPU natural gas pipeline purchase; Letter to the Editor: Pipeline workers live here, too; India’s Gail in wants to swap Cove Point LNG cargos; Danos reaches two safety milestones; Sabine Pass LNG cargo heading for UK; U.S. crude oil and natural gas proved reserves set new records in 2017; Steyer hits natural gas prices to advocate for full phase-out; Gazprom Board of Directors reviews prospects of shale gas and LNG sectors.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Nov 29, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: PARTA celebrates opening of first natural gas station in Portage County; Residents at forum decry Longmeadow Country Club deal with Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.; Developers push for relief from the natural gas moratorium; Columbia Gas to give another $10M re tragedy; Supreme Court questions ‘habitat’ definition in remanding ESA case; Obama takes credit for U.S. oil-and-gas boom: ‘That was me, people’; Energy Department investing in research to develop natural gas-based hydraulic fracturing fluid; Natural gas jumps as cold air descends on U.S. Midwest; Canada’s oil and natural gas industry and Indigenous peoples work toward shared prosperity.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Nov 28, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Summit focuses on ways to improve region’s infrastructure; Giant Longaberger basket for sale – maybe someone in shale wants to buy?; Proposed change to Dallas Twp. zoning laws may help gas companies; Gravity Oilfield Services is proving that agility is the key to growth; How Shell plans to use rail and road to capitalize on opportunities in Beaver County; Cheniere ramps up feedgas deliveries to LNG export terminal in Texas; Get your natural gas in Texas for 25 cents, if you can; Reality star in Texas poised to become America’s richest oil mogul; Methanol’s U.S. revival and global growth scenarios; Saudi Aramco to attract $150bn in investment for gas programme; UK shale gas momentum builds as IGas spuds exploration well.
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