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Exporting US LNG to Prized non-FTA Countries: Bottlenecks in the Approval Process

April 25, 2014 by Roman Kilisek

Exporting LNG Problems

In the wake of the Ukraine crisis and amid heightened pressure on the Obama Administration to speed up the approval process for new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plants, the geopolitical argument over LNG exports has gained traction in Congress.[read more]

Europe Mothballs 20GW of Gas Plants in 2013, With More to Come

April 1, 2014 by Katherine Tweed
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European Gas Plant Closures

Ten of Europe’s largest utilities planned to mothball or close more than 20 gigawatts of combined-cycle gas turbine power plants. Nearly half of the capacity, 8.8 gigawatts, was built or acquired in the past decade, according to a recent study from Oxford University.[read more]

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Energy Risk Management in 2013 Hurricane Season

June 7, 2013 by Alberto Rios

vulnerable natural gas facilities

While there are reduced supply side concerns from an active hurricane season, it is important to note that tropical weather can still have an impact on forward natural gas prices.[read more]

The Marriage of Solar Energy and Natural Gas

April 18, 2013 by Tom Schueneman
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solar energy + natural gas?

The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed a method of combining solar energy into the natural gas production process to produce cleaner energy output with the same fossil fuel input.[read more]

German Coal and Solar Energy: A Self Defeating Scenario

April 10, 2013 by Robert Wilson
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a losing proposition?

The electricity from Germany’s solar panels and new coal plants could have been attained by building gas plants, at much lower cost and carbon emissions.[read more]