Pipeline Disruption

Earlier this week, the U.S. and Germany announced they would come to an agreement resolving the long dispute over Russia’s $11 billion Nord Stream 2 pipeline project. The project is an offshore natural gas pipeline that runs under the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany. The project began in 2018, with plans for completion sometime […]

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Tis The Season

As the cold weather moves behind us, it brings a new season and a new list of challenges, hurricane season 2021. Last year still holds the title of a record 30 named storms that stopped 90% of the 1.9 million barrels per day of refineries near coastal waters. 2021 does not forecast to be as […]

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Riding the Wave of the Clean Energy Surge

Climate change is not only a hot topic in the U.S., but also a growing concern of major corporations all over the world. Many large corporations are beginning to sink massive amounts of capital into programs and companies to eliminate fossil fuels and ride a wave of clean energy and renewables into the future. Even the […]

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Iraq Seeks to Reduce Iranian Dependence on Energy

Last week, Iraq announced that they are holding a fifth bidding round for exploration and development of natural gas fields in the province of Diyala. Located in eastern Iraq, the fields of Diyala are expected to produce more than 750 million cubic feet of natural gas within the next three years.  This latest round of […]

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A Fresh Look at Marcellus Shale Water

As the debate over the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing rages on, a new report from the Susquehanna River Basin Commission’s (SRBC) continuous water quality monitoring project does not show evidence of water quality changes as a result of natural gas development.  In an article by Kevin Randolph from the Pennsylvania Business Report, he reports […]

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The Energizing American Shipbuilding Act – Is it really energizing LNG?

With an attempt to boost the shipbuilding industry in the U.S., the Energizing American Shipbuilding Act has been reintroduced with bipartisan support.  It is being supported by Senator John Wicker (R-Mississippi) and Congressman John Garimendi (D-California).  This act would require 15 percent of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports be moved by U.S. crewed and built […]

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Future of Fuel

Alternative energy is certainly an interesting concept in many aspects. Often referred to as “Clean Energy,” alternatives can also include solar, wind and water based production. As our current world tries to push for a change on how power is sourced, there has been an effort and an investment to change from fossil fuels, such […]

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Two Extra Layers

The United States Department of the Interior announced a revision last week about an increase in the potential production in the Wolfcamp Shale and Bone Spring Formation. The announcement stated, two underground layers in the Delaware Basin in the Permian shale play of West Texas and New Mexico, contain 46.3 billion barrels of oil, 281 […]

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