The dominant sentiment within the natural gas industry is that the current low price environment is likely here to stay. Throughout the value chain, industry players who were once awaiting a market recovery are now taking a different, but more holistic, view on planning for the future: a view that is focused on optimizing current assets, rightsizing workforces and incorporating cost-cutting measures.
Strategic Directions Report highlights global trends driving gas sector opportunities
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sustained low natural gas prices and evolving global supply dynamics are pushing natural gas industry players to innovate and find flexible solutions to meet market needs.
Domtar is a case study of how supply and demand has accelerated sustainability—in particular, how the growing supply of natural gas has accelerated the reduction of coal burning in our power boilers. Over the past few years, energy economics and the drive for competitive advantage through improved efficiency have reduced air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions further and faster than what would have occurred under any likely scenario involving additional government regulation.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/– Black & Veatch, a leader in the design and deployment of clean energy-producing microgrids, has been selected by Shell International Exploration & Production Company, Inc. to perform engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) on a new microgrid system at Shell’s Technology Center in Houston.
JACKSON, Mich., May 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Focusing on safety and reliability, Consumers Energy is spending nearly $440 million this year to modernize its natural gas system.
“At Consumers Energy, the safe, reliable delivery of natural gas is a top priority. We are committed to continually strengthening our natural gas system to benefit the 1.8 million homes and businesses we are proud to serve throughout Lower Michigan,” said Charles Crews, vice president of gas operations for Consumers Energy.
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) has a name that sounds like it could be a complex scientific concept, but it’s really not that complicated: CNG is primarily methane gas stored at high pressure. That’s it.
Why do we care?
We care because CNG can be used in the same place as gasoline, diesel, or propane, but is generally cleaner and helps diversify the fuel supply.
Strategic Directions Report explores balance between growth opportunities and impacts of capital constraints
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, 24 October 2016 /3BL Media/ – Emerging global markets, liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects and increased coal plant retirements represent growing opportunities for the natural gas industry even as low-price conditions hinder capital investments. This outlook, found in Black & Veatch’s just-released 2016 Strategic Directions: Natural Gas Industry Report, reflects widely varying market outlooks for the upstream, midstream and downstream segments.
Leach XPress will bring benefits for generations to come
There is no other company on this continent that can match the connectivity TransCanada has forged in its natural gas pipelines business – including an important link to the fastest growing natural gas supply basins.
Playground investment rallies residents big and small
Residents of Fraser Lake, B.C. — a village along the Coastal GasLink pipeline project route — say TransCanada and its employees have become friends and partners, breathing new life into the community and providing hope for better days ahead after being impacted by job losses in early 2015.