U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) will for the first time start supplying customers in the Baltic states entering the Lithuanian gas grid in the middle of this week after the transfer of the cargo arrived on Monday is concluded, Kallanish Energy reports.
From 2006 to 2015, annual average heat rates of natural gas-fired power plants fell 7%, as heat rates of coal-fired electricity generators increased 1%, the Energy Information Administration reports.
Neil Chatterjee says one of his top priorities in his new role as interim chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is to ensure coal and nuclear power receive some form of compensation for the "resilience and reliability" benefits they provide to the U.S. power grid.
Drillers in the Utica and Marcellus shales in the Appalachian Basin are getting more money for their natural gas, thanks to the new pipelines, says the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The difference between the Henry Hub national benchmark price in Louisiana and daily spot natural gas prices at pricing hubs in the Appalachian Basin has narrowed as new pipeline projects are completed, Kallanish Energy reports.