NOLA.com: Sempra breaks ground on Cameron Parish LNG facility

NOLA.com: Sempra breaks ground on Cameron Parish LNG facility

NOLA.com reports: Construction crews broke ground on Sempra Energy’s new Hackberry, La. liquefaction processing complex and liquefied natural gas export terminal Thursday (Oct. 23). Officials expect to complete the project and launch full operations by 2019. “We are extremely grateful to have a great advocate for our Cameron LNG liquefaction project in……… Read more here

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America’s Natural Gas Alliance’s Natural Gas Operations Series in Houston

America’s Natural Gas Alliance’s Natural Gas Operations Series in Houston

November 17-18, 2014 The Conference Center at Anadarko 1201 Lake Robbins Drive The Woodlands, TX 77380 $75.00 for Two-Day Session Register Now We at ANGA, along with our sponsors, GE, Caterpillar, Prometheus Energy, Baker Hughes, Stabilis Energy, Ferus and Tenaska, invite you to join us in Houston on November 17 and 18 to learn more […]

By October 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ctrl-Alt-Defend: Cyber Resilience & Exercise Design Workshop for the ENERGY & CHEMICAL Sectors

Ctrl-Alt-Defend: Cyber Resilience & Exercise Design Workshop for the ENERGY & CHEMICAL Sectors

When? Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Noon-5PM (CST) Where? National Incident Management Systems and Advanced Technologies (NIMSAT) Institute University of Louisiana at Lafayette Abdalla Hall – Auditorium 635 Cajundome Blvd. Lafayette, LA 70506 Why? Event Objectives: • Recognizing cyber risk and threat trends Identify interdependencies in coordinating public/private response to a cyber based attack; • Understand […]

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Energy Programs Essential To Oil and Gas Future

Energy Programs Essential To Oil and Gas Future

By Don Briggs President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association As the oil and gas industry touches nearly every corner of this great country, a few key components will keep it strong for the future. Obviously, expanding our technology base is crucial to developing these deep, highly pressurized plays. Keeping a close tab on regulations will […]

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The Pump Price Says It All

The Pump Price Says It All

By Don Briggs President Louisiana Oil and Gas Association The price for a gallon of gasoline this past Labor Day weekend was the cheapest gasoline has been since 2010. While the national average was around $3.45 for a gallon of regular gasoline, the prices in Louisiana and along the gulf coast saw even lower digits […]

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Every Political Race Matters

Every Political Race Matters

By Don Briggs President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Historic data shows that voter turnout typically slows during election cycles where a president or governor is not on the ballot. This year, 2014, happens to be one of those election years. However, the races that are taking place over the next few months are crucial […]

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Houston Chronicle: Deep water oil finds raise the pressure to reduce cost

The Houston Chronicle reports: Oil companies that announced big offshore finds this week now have to figure out how to draw profits from the new fields amid uncertain crude prices and higher costs for the complex projects. Chevron and BP said Thursday they’ve struck oil in the Gulf of Mexico under 4,000 feet of water […]

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Washington Times: Fracking industry booming despite liberal protestations

The Washington Times reports: The U.S. oil and gas industry is thriving despite efforts by the Obama administration and liberal environmental groups to undermine fossil fuel development and production, according to a Senate report released Thursday. Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee issued a report crediting hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling for […]

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NOLA.com: BP, Chevron strike oil at major deepwater Gulf of Mexico prospect site

NOLA.com reports: Chevron and BP have hit oil at a key exploration site in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. This is BP’s second major discovery in the deepwater Gulf since the 2010 oil spill. The discovery, known as Guadalupe, is in the Keathley Canyon region of the Gulf of Mexico about 300 miles southwest of […]

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Advocate: Louisiana’s Tuscaloosa, Haynesville shales hampered by oil, natural gas prices

Advocate: Louisiana’s Tuscaloosa, Haynesville shales hampered by oil, natural gas prices

The Advocate reports: Drillers are closing in on the most efficient and consistent way to produce oil from the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale across Louisiana’s midsection, but low prices will strongly affect drilling activity. Likewise, natural gas prices will hamper activity in the Haynesville Shale in northwest Louisiana until proposed export terminals are operating, energy summit […]

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EE News: How do you survive a gas boom and bust? For starters, pay in cash

EE News reports: MANSFIELD, La. — Local officials in the Haynesville Shale believe they’ve unlocked the secret for successful spending of gas boom wealth. The approach? Invest quickly in health, safety and education, and squirrel away the rest for a rainy day. “Just because we have it don’t mean we have to spend it,” DeSoto […]

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NOLA.com: Houston firm buys $275 million stake in Haynesville natural gas fields

NOLA.com: Houston firm buys $275 million stake in Haynesville natural gas fields

NOLA.com reports: A Houston energy investment firm will pay nearly $275 million for thousands of acres of legacy oil and natural gas fields located along the eastern edge of the Haynesville Shale in north Louisiana. The deal is the latest in a string of purchases that signal renewed investor interest in the area. Vanguard Natural […]

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Washington Post: Gas prices are tumbling, but that’s not necessarily a good thing

The Washington Post reports: The fall in oil prices to their lowest point since 2010 makes clear that a new era for world oil is at hand – one defined by the continuing surge in U.S. production. This is a big contrast with the era – now over – that began a decade ago, when […]

By October 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

The Hill: US energy-related carbon emissions rose in 2013, feds say

The Hill reports: Energy-related carbon emissions rose 2.5 percent in 2013, according to the Energy Department’s stat shop. New data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Tuesday found that carbon dioxide emissions from energy sources increased from 5,267 million metric tons to 5,396 million metric tons in 2013. The increase in…….. Read more […]

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Advocate: Westlake Chemical plans $330 million expansion in Sulphur

The Advocate reports: Westlake Chemical will spend $330 million to expand its Sulphur plant, a move that will create 25 jobs. The move will increase the plant’s capacity to produce ethylene, a building block for plastic products, by 250 million pounds annually, the company said Thursday. This will increase…….. Read more here

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