Fuel gas http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26525/all en UPDATE 1-UK day-ahead gas hits 11-mth high as Britain shivers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-uk-day-ahead-gas-hits-11-mth-high-britain-shivers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Demand to reach a peak for winter so far</p> <p>* Snow forecast for Friday, freezing cold into next week</p> <p>* Lower flows from UK gas fields, increase from continent (Updates prices and includes new developments in Algeria hostage crisis)</p> <p>By John McGarrity</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-uk-day-ahead-gas-hits-11-mth-high-britain-shivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Currency Fuel gas Natural gas Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:45:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735684 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Rotten egg stench wafts over UK after French gas leak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-gas-leak-casts-acrid-odour-over-northwest-france <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Smelly gas from leak at French factory wafts across Channel</p> <p>* Authorities assure residents gas is non-toxic</p> <p>* UK tabloids seize opportunity to poke fun at French</p> <p>By Geert De Clercq</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 22 (Reuters) - A cloud of harmless gas smelling of sweat and rotten eggs leaked from a chemicals factory in northwest France and drifted across the English Channel as far as London on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-gas-leak-casts-acrid-odour-over-northwest-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chemistry Entertainment Flatulence Fuel gas Gas leak Lubrizol Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:45:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737607 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan's TEPCO to buy 800,000 tonnes of LNG from US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/japans-tepco-buy-800000-tonnes-lng-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power station said Wednesday it plans to buy 800,000 tonnes of light liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually from the United States as it looks to cut its fuel bills.</p> <p>Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) said it had agreed to buy 400,000 tonnes a year from Mitsui &amp; Co trading house, and was in final talks with Mitsubishi Corp trading firm for the same amount. Both will come from the US Cameron liquefaction project to be operated in Louisiana.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/japans-tepco-buy-800000-tonnes-lng-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Fuel gas LNG Natural gas AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 10:31:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747334 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Poland to invest 1.1 bn euros in gas piplines: Gaz-System http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/urgent-poland-invest-11-bn-euros-gas-piplines-gaz-system <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Poland will invest 1,1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) as of 2014 in gas pipeline network linking an new Baltic LNG terminal at Swinojscie its Czech, Slovak and Ukrainian neighbours, Poland's state-owned gas transmission monopoly Gaz-System said on Tuesday.</p> <p>"In five years we want to build 940 kilometres (585 miles) of natural gas pipelines to transfer gas from Swinoujscie up to the Czech, Slovak and Ukrainian borders," Gaz-System spokeswoman Malgorzata Polkowska told AFP.</p> <p>sw-mas/hd</p> Fuel gas Gaz-System Petroleum production AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:30:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753520 at http://www.globalpost.com Poland to invest 1.1 bn euros in gas piplines: Gaz-System http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/poland-invest-11-bn-euros-gas-piplines-gaz-system <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Poland will invest 1.1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) as of 2014 in a gas pipeline network linking a new Baltic LNG terminal at Swinoujscie to its Czech, Slovak and Ukrainian neighbours, Poland's state-owned gas transmission monopoly Gaz-System said on Tuesday.</p> <p>"In five years we want to build 940 kilometres (585 miles) of natural gas pipelines to transfer gas from Swinoujscie up to the Czech, Slovak and Ukrainian borders," Gaz-System spokeswoman Malgorzata Polkowska told AFP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/poland-invest-11-bn-euros-gas-piplines-gaz-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy EUR Fuel gas Gaz-System AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:45:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753547 at http://www.globalpost.com Norway weakens Russia's grip on European gas market http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/norway-weakens-russias-grip-european-gas-market <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Norway's Statoil quickest to open to spot market</p> <p>* Russia's Gazprom reluctant but has more spare capacity</p> <p>* Russia, Norway compete with overseas LNG suppliers</p> <p>* More spot market pricing may not mean lower prices</p> <p>By Henning Gloystein</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/norway-weakens-russias-grip-european-gas-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Fuel gas Natural gas Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:00:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5755226 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-UPDATE 3-US execs united on oil drilling, divided on gas exports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/update-1-us-ceos-back-more-oil-drilling-and-keystone-xl-pipelin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Officials should ease rules as oil, gas sectors boom, executives say</p> <p>* Controversial oil sand pipeline a good idea, CEOs say</p> <p>* Help for clean energy, more efficiency also part of mix</p> <p>By Patrick Rucker and Valerie Volcovici</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Chief executives from some of the largest U.S. companies offered an energy blueprint on Monday that would expand drilling but they dodged thorny questions such as whether the nation's oil and gas wealth should be exported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/update-1-us-ceos-back-more-oil-drilling-and-keystone-xl-pipelin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Energy economics Fuel gas Hydraulic fracturing Keystone Pipeline Natural gas Politics Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:15:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5766164 at http://www.globalpost.com Shell bets on gas to limit climate change until 22nd century http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/shell-bets-gas-limit-climate-change-until-22nd-century <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Andrew Callus</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch/Shell believes a policy-led shift to gas, carbon capture and nuclear power could keep a lid on climate change into the 22nd century while a more free market approach would result in carbon emissions some 25 percent higher.</p> <p>Sketching possible paths of development for global energy use, Shell, which has bet the most heavily of all the top oil firms on a big future for natural gas, promoted its use as a way to moderate greenhouse gas emissions between now and 2100.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/shell-bets-gas-limit-climate-change-until-22nd-century" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chemistry Economy of the United States Fuel gas Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:15:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5769120 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain looks to Algeria for new gas imports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/britain-looks-algeria-new-gas-imports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Algeria needs investors to develop new gas fields</p> <p>* Britain wants to reduce its LNG dependency on Qatar</p> <p>* Security a main concern to investors</p> <p>By Henning Gloystein and Peg Mackey</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Britain wants to wriggle a little freer from its dependency on Qatar for gas imports - Algeria could be part of the answer.</p> <p>Algeria wants investment in its oil and gas sector to boost revenue, potentially dented by the In Amenas gas plant attack.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/britain-looks-algeria-new-gas-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fuel gas International business Natural gas War Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:15:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5769790 at http://www.globalpost.com China's natural gas drive may cut oil demand by a tenth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/chinas-natural-gas-drive-may-cut-oil-demand-tenth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Nearly 1.5 million natural gas vehicles on the road</p> <p>* Could replace equivalent of 840,000 bpd of oil by 2030</p> <p>* Part of plan to increase gas use nationwide</p> <p>By Chen Aizhu</p> <p>BEIJING, March 1 (Reuters) - China's drive to fuel more vehicles with cleaner-burning natural gas could reduce oil demand by nearly a tenth - equivalent to Turkey's total oil consumption - and may help ease its cities' toxic smog problem, too.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/chinas-natural-gas-drive-may-cut-oil-demand-tenth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Fuel gas Liquefied natural gas Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:31:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5770207 at http://www.globalpost.com COLUMN-Could diesel engines go the way of coal-powered warships? Kemp http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/column-could-diesel-engines-go-the-way-coal-powered-warships-ke <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By John Kemp</p> <p>LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) - Unless prices for natural gas and crude start to converge soon in the United States, the overwhelming incentive to switch to dual fuel engines which use a mix of diesel and natural gas will be overwhelming</p> <p>It will oust oil-based fuels from a huge range of applications, ranging from trains, ships and trucks to industrial engines.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/column-could-diesel-engines-go-the-way-coal-powered-warships-ke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Fuel gas Soft matter Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:00:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5775268 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan extracts 'fire ice' gas from seabed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/japan-extracts-fire-ice-gas-seabed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan said Tuesday it had successfully extracted methane hydrate, known as "fire ice", from its seabed, possibly unlocking many years' worth of gas for the resource-starved country.</p> <p>In what they are claiming as a world first, a consortium is drilling for the hydrate, a fossil fuel that looks like ice but consists of very densely-packed methane surrounded by water molecules, one kilometre (3,300 feet) below sea level.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/japan-extracts-fire-ice-gas-seabed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chemistry Clathrate hydrates Fuel gas AFP Tue, 12 Mar 2013 06:15:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5780370 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan extracts 'fire ice' gas from seabed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/japan-extracts-fire-ice-gas-seabed-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan said Tuesday it had successfully extracted methane hydrate, known as "fire ice", from its seabed, possibly unlocking many years' worth of gas for the resource-starved country.</p> <p>In what they are claiming as a world first, a consortium is drilling for the hydrate, a fossil fuel that looks like ice but consists of very densely-packed methane surrounded by water molecules, one kilometre (3,300 feet) below sea level.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/japan-extracts-fire-ice-gas-seabed-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chemistry Clathrate hydrates Fuel gas AFP Tue, 12 Mar 2013 09:15:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5780453 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-UK gas prices remain high on cold weather http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/update-1-uk-gas-prices-remain-high-cold-weather <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Gas storage depleted to under 20 pct</p> <p>* Within-day gas prices rise to 93 p/th</p> <p>* Summer 2013 gas price close to 18-month high</p> <p>* Weather to get gradually warmer - Met Office (Adds comment by Merrill Lynch, chart)</p> <p>By Henning Gloystein</p> <p>LONDON, March 12 (Reuters) - British wholesale spot gas prices rose above 90 pence a therm on Tuesday morning as extreme cold pushed up demand and further reduced already far depleted gas storage levels.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/update-1-uk-gas-prices-remain-high-cold-weather" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Fuel gas Natural gas Thomson Reuters Tue, 12 Mar 2013 10:30:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5780500 at http://www.globalpost.com Exclusive - Chinese firm puts millions into U.S. natural gas stations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/exclusive-chinese-firm-puts-millions-us-natural-gas-stations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nichola Groom</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - ENN Group Co Ltd, one of China's largest private companies, is quietly rolling out plans to establish a network of natural gas fuelling stations for trucks along U.S. highways.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/exclusive-chinese-firm-puts-millions-us-natural-gas-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Energy Fuel gas Labor Law Liquefied natural gas Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Mar 2013 07:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5783062 at http://www.globalpost.com