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US natural gas exports to Mexico established a new monthly record in June 2021
US natural gas exports to Mexico established a new monthly record in June 2021

AJOT | July 23, 2021 | Energy News | International Trade | Commodity

Natural gas pipeline exports from the United States to Mexico surpassed 7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) on multiple days during June, according to data from Wood Mackenzie. The highest amount of pipeline exports, 7.4 Bcf/d, was sent out on June 17.

Summer US natural gas prices are the highest since 2014
Summer US natural gas prices are the highest since 2014

AJOT | July 22, 2021 | Energy News

In June, the U.S. natural gas spot price at the Henry Hub averaged $3.26 per million British thermal units (MMBtu), the highest price during any summer month (April–September) since 2014. Prices in July have increased from June, averaging $3.67/MMBtu through the first two weeks of July. Spot prices for July 14 in every one of the more than 175 pricing hubs tracked by Natural Gas Intelligence exceeded $3.00/MMBtu.

Venezuela snubs US sanctions with first oil import this year

Bloomberg | July 22, 2021 | Energy News | Logistics

Russia is ready to ban gasoline exports if record prices persist

Bloomberg | July 22, 2021 | Energy News | International Trade

US and Germany end energy rift with Nord Stream 2 accord

Bloomberg | July 21, 2021 | Energy News

U.S., Germany warn Russia in draft Nord Stream 2 accord

Bloomberg | July 20, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional

EIA: U.S. crude oil exports reached record levels in 2020 and remain high in 2021

AJOT | July 20, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

United States continued to lead global petroleum and natural gas production in 2020
United States continued to lead global petroleum and natural gas production in 2020

AJOT | July 19, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

More petroleum and natural gas was produced in the United States than in any other country during 2020 (a trend that began in 2014), despite year-on-year declines from the record-high production in 2019.

Tackling the fuel conversion conundrum

AJOT | July 19, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative

MOL: Carbon recycled methane can be recognized as zero emission ship fuel
MOL: Carbon recycled methane can be recognized as zero emission ship fuel

AJOT | July 19, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative

Efforts to achieve zero emission by methanation technology published in journal of JIME

MSC and Shell sign collaboration agreement on decarbonizing shipping

AJOT | July 16, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Energy News | Alternative

Fit for 55 package – analysing the impact on European industry

AJOT | July 16, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative

Average US construction costs for solar generation continued to fall in 2019
Average US construction costs for solar generation continued to fall in 2019

AJOT | July 16, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative

The annual capacity-weighted average construction costs for solar photovoltaic systems in the United States continued to decrease in 2019, dropping by a little less than 3%, according to our latest data on newly constructed utility-scale electric generators. The average costs for wind turbines remained relatively stable in 2019, increasing $9 per kilowatt (kW), or a little less than 1% from the 2018 average. Costs for natural gas-fired generators had the largest change from 2018 to 2019, increasing $241/kW, or almost 29%.

How the world’s first carbon border tax may play out
How the world’s first carbon border tax may play out

Bloomberg | July 16, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative | International Trade | Commodity

The European Union wants to enact the world’s first pollution-import levy on global competitors. The details will take a while to hash out.

US natural gas exports to Mexico reach record highs in June 2021
US natural gas exports to Mexico reach record highs in June 2021

AJOT | July 16, 2021 | Energy News

Natural gas exports from the United States to Mexico surpassed 7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) on multiple days during June, according to pipeline data from Wood Mackenzie. The record high for the month was 7.4 Bcf/d on June 24. Increased power demand, high temperatures, and greater industrial demand, combined, drove the increased demand for natural gas. New pipeline additions have helped facilitate the increased volume of natural gas flowing to natural gas-fired power plants, industrial plants, and pipeline interconnections throughout Mexico.

When Europe’s proposed carbon rules hit oil guzzling industries
When Europe’s proposed carbon rules hit oil guzzling industries

Bloomberg | July 16, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines | Maritime News | Energy News | Alternative

The EU’s sweeping proposals to curb greenhouse emissions are likely to upend the continent’s oil demand over the years and decades to come. Here’s a run through the plans -- and key timings -- for aviation, shipping and makers of road-fuel.

Singapore says S$5 carbon tax a start’ as it eyes higher levy

Bloomberg | July 16, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative

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