Canada Enbridge says it will begin B.C. pipeline cleanup, but gives no timeline How the pipeline explosion affects you — and whether you're going to run out of natural gas FortisBC asks customers to turn down the thermostat in wake of pipeline explosion 'I thought it was thunder': Gas line explosion near Prince George, B.C., causes evacuations

By |2018-10-16T06:04:52+00:00October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10-9-18 First Oil Production In National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska

Joe Marushack ConocoPhillips Alaska’s Greater Mooses Tooth #1 Produces First Oil ANCHORAGE – ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) Alaska today announced that the Greater Mooses Tooth #1 (GMT1) drill site in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) has achieved first oil production ahead of schedule on October 5. GMT1 is a satellite development of the Alpine field and is connected by road to drill site CD5. Oil from GMT1 is processed through Alpine’s existing facilities. The permitting process for GMT1 began in 2013 and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) [...]

By |2018-10-09T13:53:13+00:00October 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Alaska LNG project gets fast-tracked by regulators, environmental groups oppose KTOO.  The corporation working to develop liquid natural gas in Alaska announced this week that, thanks to an updated schedule from federal regulators, the project could be approved one month earlier than previously thought. The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation says that, while it's a good sign that Alaska LNG is advancing, the one month advance won't impact the project tremendously. Environmental groups, on the other hand, are calling the action reckless.   More....

By |2018-09-10T08:27:30+00:00September 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8-25-18 The Venezuelan Tragedy

Esmeraldas We frequently address the Venezuelan tragedy because of its similarities to socialist trends in North America and the effect socialism has on energy investment/employment, wealth production, wealth control, wealth distribution, general prosperity and widespread tragedy. -dh A half decade ago, I wrote about an experience with refugees in Northwestern Ecuador.  Here is that Facebook entry: FACEBOOK, Esmeraldas area.  January, 2013.  Images from minority barrios in extreme, Northern Ecuador, for use in documenting plight of some 200,000 refugees.  Most subjects are Afro-Columbian refugees and some are Afro-Ecuadorian citizens. Clients [...]

By |2018-08-27T08:24:27+00:00August 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8-6-18 Energy: World – Alaska – Canada

MONDAY'S Energy News: Newly Implemented Louisiana Legislation Seeks to Protect Critical Infrastructure Top news of the week July 30 • LNG Croatia extends terminal capacity bidding round deadline • NYK conducts LNG carrier crisis-response drill • ConocoPhillips sells Barnett shale interest • NLNG seeking constructors for new BOG compressor • Japanese quartet partners up on LNG bunkering • US LNG exports flat on week • Höegh LNG closes financing for ninth FSRU • Harvey Gulf names new board Canada Slow-motion showdown continues on banks of Shubenacadie River  CBC.ca  But [...]

By |2018-08-06T11:45:19+00:00August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


BP Delivers Best Upstream Results in Nearly Four Years   Alaska's Joe Balash To Address Heartland's Energy Conference Joins August 7 lineup in New Orleans with Trump Advisor Brooke Rollins, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry, and Assistant Secretary of the Interior Joe Balash The event is one week away, so register today! Alex Epstein, founder and president of the Center for Industrial Progress (CIP), has joined the America First Energy Conference as a keynote speaker. Epstein is a philosopher who argues that “human flourishing” should be the guiding principle of industrial and environmental progress. He founded CIP in [...]

By |2018-08-01T12:09:47+00:00August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Larry Persily's Oil and Gas Briefs For Today Larry Persily No decision yet on Shell-led LNG Canada project (CBC News; Canada; July 26) - Global energy giant Shell is still examining plans for a massive liquefied natural gas terminal on the northern coast of British Columbia, though company officials said July 26 the C$40 billion project looks "very promising." Despite speculation Shell would announce a decision on the LNG Canada project during its second-quarter conference call, chief financial officer Jessica Uhl told analysts the venture’s future is still [...]

By |2018-07-30T16:36:32+00:00July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


The LNG Export Vanguard: Louisiana and Maryland Washington Examiner (7/26/18) reports: "Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday christened the first natural gas export terminal on the East Coast, at the Cove Point facility in Maryland outside of Washington. 'We can become a reliable competitive alternative anywhere in the world, and we will,' Perry said...Cove Point is the second LNG export facility to open in the country after the large Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana. Perry said four more facilities are nearing completion to begin shipping natural gas in the near future." [...]

By |2018-07-27T12:00:12+00:00July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6-29-18 DOE Issues Natural Gas Liquids Primer

News Alert Department of Energy Publishes Natural Gas Liquids Primer Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published the 2018 Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) primer that highlights the resource potential of NGLs, with a focus on the Appalachian region.  This publication provides an important update of a previous version from 2017, reporting even larger projections for ethane production from the Marcellus and Utica shale plays than previously estimated. The 2018 primer includes new data from the reference case for the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) 2018 Annual Energy Outlook as well [...]

By |2018-06-29T08:02:53+00:00June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


AOGA Conference agenda published! AOGA features another all-star lineup for this year's conference and exhibit hall. With speakers from across Alaska and the United States, this year's event will again be the "place to be" on May 31. Check out our exciting agenda, HERE: Register TODAY for discounted rates Prices go up on May 2, so register today and save.   REGISTER NOW

By |2018-04-27T11:50:41+00:00April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4-4-18 On the road updates

Alaska: Alaska: Walker asks legislature to divert funds from studying ANWR into public safety  KTOO.  He also wants to split $1.5 million between the Department of Revenue and the Department of Natural Resources to do legal and financial work on the AlaskaLNG project. Congress opened the Refuge to development in December, but there is not a lot of data about how much oil is actually in it. Chinese bank joins Alaska LNG project.  Kallanish Energy.  A major Chinese bank has joined efforts to raise equity to develop a massive $45 billion to $65 billion liquefied natural gas project [...]

By |2018-04-04T05:24:47+00:00April 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments