CBM Asia achieved a significant milestone this week after it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with PT Navigat for up to 5 Mmscfd of coal-bed methane.
As more natural gas reserves around the globe are discovered, the number of exploration and production companies developing the energy source is increasing.
Natural gas futures slipped 1.7 percent as investors cashed in on earlier gains. Elsewhere, Tanzania approved a gas policy while Egypt continued to contemplate policy changes.
PI Financial sees Western Canada's investment in liquefied natural gas (LNG) lighting the charge on an investment boom in British Columbia.
Flash flooding in Colorado took a considerable toll, but there is always opportunity in crisis—this time, that opportunity lies in service companies. In this interview with The Energy Report, Jason Wangler, analyst with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, recounts how emergency service, information technology and small infrastructure-building companies have found a profitable niche in making oil and gas operations safer and more responsive in the event of disaster. He also tips us on some international plays with hidden values and a few firms with great risk/reward profiles in the domestic shale fields.
In a remarkable interview with The Energy Report, Jason Sawatzky reveals the hottest new thing happening in the North America oil exploration and production space: the rush by major oil and gas firms to build LNG export facilities on Canada's West Coast. The AltaCorp Capital analyst points out that major oil and gas firms are not the only way to play west coast LNG development, and investors should look very closely at Canadian oilfield services. The capital flowing into west coast LNG is pumping up growth in the oilfield services industry too, with plenty of black gold to spread around.
In this interview with The Energy Report, Powers tells us to forget about LNG exports and a manufacturing boom and get positioned for a bust. How? Invest in energy equities.
On his recent tour of U.S. shale basins, Frank Curzio, Editor of Small Stock Specialist and Phase 1 Investor, noticed two major trends: The transportation industry is eager to make the switch to cheap natural gas, and the oil and gas industry wants to further its reach by building LNG export facilities. In this interview with The Energy Report, Curzio discusses companies enabling the fuel switch, and shares some likely recipients of export terminal building contracts.
Conflict in the Middle East has Europe scrambling to find reliable energy sources closer to home. This means investors should consider watching for a big shale discovery in a friendly location. Marin Katusa, energy expert with Casey Research, is constantly looking for the next big thing. In this interview with The Energy Report, Katusa profiles natural gas and uranium companies that could offer stable supply in a time of crisis.
Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, is a process by which energy companies stimulate the extraction of natural gas and oil from underground wells.