Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Sep 3, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Investors are hoping for a great Rice 2.0 at EQT Corporation; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: FERC staff to prepare Environmental Assessment for Louisiana XPress project; NATIONAL: Fewer U.S. oil & gas rigs can’t slow record production; Baker Hughes takes a different path in struggling oilfield services sector; Battery Fantasy (video); INTERNATIONAL: China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid U.S. trade row; U.S. to help Poland, Ukraine disconnect from Russian gas.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Aug 29, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Eight permits issued for Utica/Point Pleasant shale; Tesla solar debacle is explained by Vanity Fair and Walmart; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: The Fox Energy Center operates a power plant; Natural gas soon to be outlawed in almost all new Menlo Park buildings; NATIONAL: EIA updates its U.S. energy consumption by source and sector chart; Don’t be so quick to write off natural gas; Natural gas prices poised for dramatic price increase; U.S. natural gas is the new, global, soft-power weapon; E&P stocks plunge to all-time lows despite solid second-quarter profitability; Michael Mann, creator of the infamous global warming ‘hockey stick,’ loses lawsuit against climate skeptic; INTERNATIONAL: Canada’s new oil, natural gas development regulation takes effect; PGNiG agrees sale of U.S. LNG cargo to Ukraine; New market for LNG as Germany moves to add import terminals; Australia, U.S. LNG exports turn up the volume on global market leader Qatar.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Aug 28, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: UGI opens CNG fueling station in Wilkes-Barre; West Virginia must embrace potential in petrochemicals; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Sabine Pass LNG berth expansion gets positive FERC environmental review; NATIONAL: Bernie Sanders wants to prosecute oil and natural gas companies, but doesn’t know what laws they violated; Toll of Trump’s trade war starting to show in oil industry; INTERNATIONAL: U.S. glut in natural-gas supply goes global; Mexico reaches deal in natural gas pipelines controversy.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Aug 27, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Natural gas bags: Pols scream at the results of their own war on fossil fuels; Rep. Keller gets crash course in education for gas workers; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Feds approve billion dollar conversion of LNG plant on Mississippi coast; NATIONAL: US shale industry credited with driving 10% of US GDP growth; Bullish EIA data unable to stop natural gas price slump; LaFleur exit fuels concern of future FERC slowdown; Seasoned association CEO tapped to head U.S. Chamber Global Energy Institute; Green “Real” Deal? (video).
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Aug 26, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Shell Pipeline completes big segment of Falcon Pipeline; Stick with an energy solution that’s already working; NATIONAL: Mysterious group behind climate crusades dinged for allegedly skirting financial regulations; ‘Sustainably fracked’ shale producers seek a green label for their natural gas; Bernie Sanders’ green energy dystopian fantasy; Oil companies persuade states to make pipeline protests a felony; Drillinginfo announces name change to Enverus.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Aug 22, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Not enough students to fill positions in northeast PA; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Commonwealth LNG files for FERC permit application; Longmeadow approves zoning change to block natural gas infrastructure; Carbon taxes have failed globally, but the left-leaning Denver city council will vote to impose one locally; NATIONAL: Challenging times for U.S. shale: The industry has seen it all before; INTERNATIONAL: Legal tussle prevents $2.5 billion gas pipeline to Mexico from opening.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Aug 21, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Cheers for what natural gas, energy independence can mean for region; Residents at Rockingham County hearing on proposed natural gas pipeline have questions, concerns; Addressing workforce shortages during an industry boom; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Freeport LNG celebrates start of Train 1 production; Texas shale towns grapple with growth as oil-bust fears fade; Calcasieu Pass LNG to move ahead; BHGE to build LNG liquefaction trains; NATIONAL: Walmart claims faulty Tesla solar panels are starting fires; INTERNATIONAL: OPEC net oil export revenues; Equinor, Gazprom lose European gas market share as LNG imports triple; Is wind power, which has inflated electric prices, done in Germany?; German H1 natural gas imports rise 20%, bill rises 14.8%; Saudi Arabia buys U.S. cracker plant in Texas; Shale gas developer frustrated by uncertainty surrounding fracking.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Aug 20, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Officials call for safe, secure closure of bankrupt Philadelphia refinery; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Cheniere Energy extends contract for CEO Jack Fusco; NATIONAL: There is no credible way to transport oil and natural gas without pipelines; U.S. energy policy must support natural gas in Appalachia and West Texas; Natural gas production hits new all-time high, further worsening the medium-term outlook; Big Wind’s big headwinds; States push 1st Circ. to revive suit over EPA ‘expert purge’.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Aug 19, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: EQT among world’s fastest-growing natural gas producers; Pa. grants $2M for solar tech at PGW’s liquefied natural gas plant; Group that wants Ohio voters to decide on nuclear plants bailout submits revised petition; The latest victims of the far-left’s environmental zealotry: Long Islanders; De Blasio exaggerates fossil fuel claims on the campaign trail; NTIEC Energy Camp sparks interest among local students; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Minnesota, D.C., and Baltimore under the microscope for accepting controversial help from special interests; Colorado is quickly becoming a patchwork of oil and gas rules after a major law change; NATIONAL: Unit trains now delivering U.S. propane to Mexico; INTERNATIONAL: Yamal LNG hits 20 mt milestone; BP publishes LNG contract templates to push industry standardization; U.S. efforts to derail Russian pipelines to Europe have failed since the 1960s. Will Nord Stream 2 be different?
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Aug 16, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Layoffs at PES refinery begin, as union argues for continued presence due to safety concerns; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: State regulators want better reporting of lost natural gas; NATIONAL: Natural gas… Assessing if we are close to a bottom; US oil, gas rig count falls 15 on week to level not seen since May 2017; U.S. oil industry has idled 201 rigs in 10 months – does it need to idle more?; INTERNATIONAL: Offshore oil and gas rigs leak more greenhouse gas than expected.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Aug 15, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Study breaks down the fastest-growing jobs in WV; Johnson praises students at New Castle School of Trades; NATIONAL: Bloom Energy stock swoons because attitudes on fossil fuel are changing; Oil exports boost US trade balance says Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel Yergin; INTERNATIONAL: New Brunswick Indian tribe blocks shale drilling in province; A few traders are making money off LNG tankers going nowhere.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Aug 14, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: U.S. natural gas permitting said ‘surprisingly healthy’ in July; Offshore wind mania grips governors; NATIONAL: Continental Resources CEO urges OPEC, shale oil output cuts; Shareholders have no love for shale companies; How I learned to stop worrying and love the trade war; Democrats aggressive on climate change.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Aug 13, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Gulfport Energy appoints Quentin R. Hicks Executive VP & CFO; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Natural gas merely a ‘byproduct’ for producers in US shale oil plays…Northern CFO; Ordinance aims to phase out natural gas appliances in San Luis Obispo; NATIONAL: EIA uses the heat content of fossil fuels to compare and aggregate energy sources; China continues to rob U.S. blind; Is the left beginning to abandon renewable energy?; INTERNATIONAL: Australia is on track to become world’s largest LNG exporter; The Nord Stream 2 pipeline and the dangers of moving too rashly toward renewable energy.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Aug 12, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Lynbrook community receives some insights on New York’s gas crisis; New motion seeks details on Maryland AG’s use of Bloomberg funded attorneys; A giant factory rises to make a product filling up the world: Plastic; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Duke Energy’s Asheville natural gas plant fired up for final tests; Colorado is quickly becoming a patchwork of oil and gas rules after a major law change; NATIONAL: U.S. natural gas demand is at a record – and prices keep dropping; INTERNATIONAL: Pieridae slashes Goldboro LNG terminal budget by 56%; Frustration grows among natural gas producers amid low prices, LNG uncertainty; China might not buy American oil. So what?
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Aug 9, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: NJDEP extends NESE comment period – sign now!; Dimock pigs to rigs lawyers lose control of Dimock client?; Trump reschedules visit to Beaver County; Pipelines are the safest option for Pennsylvania; NATIONAL: The U.S. leads the world in new oil & gas demand; Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy again; Trees to the Rescue! (video).
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Aug 8, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Clean Air Council calls for shutdown of Mariner East 2 pipeline after Chester County ‘backfire’; Williams Pipeline battle continues: What to know about the proposed natural gas conduit; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Tellurian mulling new Driftwood LNG stake deals; Top U.S. shale producer offers bleak view of U.S. output growth; INTERNATIONAL: Black & Veatch: FLNG to push gas industry growth.
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