Natural Gas

Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Texas’ Gas-Export Clampdown Shocks Market as Blackouts Continue

American and Texas flags stand in front of the Chevron Pasadena Refinery in Texas. (Sharon Steinmann/Bloomberg News) American and Texas flags stand in front of the Chevron Pasadena Refinery in Texas. (Sharon Steinmann/Bloomberg News)

Texas is restricting the flow of natural gas across state lines in an extraordinary move that some are calling a violation of the U.S. Constitution’s commerce clause.

February 18, 2021
Business, Fuel

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Plans to Drill for Natural Gas Near Texas Launchpad

SpaceX's Starhopper rocket sits at the company's launch site in Texas in September 2020. SpaceX's Starhopper rocket sits at the company's launch site in Texas in September 2020. (Veronica G. Cardenas/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk recently moved to Texas, where he launches some of his rockets and is building a battery factory. Now, for good measure, he plans to drill for natural gas in the state.

Sergio Chapa | Houston Chronicle
January 22, 2021
Business, Fuel, Top 100

Wilks Brothers Swoop In With Competing Offer for Calfrac

A pumpjack operates above an oil well on the outskirts of Williston, North Dakota. A pumpjack operates above an oil well on the outskirts of Williston, North Dakota. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Wilks Brothers has made a competing proposal to recapitalize struggling energy company Calfrac Well Services Ltd. and criticized management’s deal as favoring insiders.

Paula Sambo | Bloomberg News
August 4, 2020
Business, Fuel

Rice Brothers Seek Overhaul of Natural Gas Giant EQT

Rice Brothers Seek Overhaul of Natural Gas Giant EQT Annie Sakkab/Bloomberg News

Absent a settlement before EQT Corp.’s annual meeting in Pittsburgh on July 10, shareholders will decide between competing rosters of candidates for the board of directors.

Naureen S. Malik | Bloomberg News
July 9, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

UPS Signs Biggest Renewable Gas Deal With Clean Energy Fuels

UPS Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News

UPS Inc. has agreed to buy the equivalent of 170 million gallons of renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. over the next seven years in what the company described as the biggest-ever deal involving the alternative fuel.

Emily Chasan | Bloomberg News
May 22, 2019
Business, Fuel

Gas Flow Resumes After Canada Pipe Rupture Hits Oil Refiners

gas refueling Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Natural gas has begun flowing again on a pipeline in British Columbia after a rupture on an adjacent line forced oil refineries in Washington to cut output and sent gasoline prices soaring up and down the West Coast.

October 11, 2018
Fuel

Natural Gas Sector Pushes Surge in Plastics Industry

Fracking Pump Thinkstock

When it comes to liquefied natural gas in particular, refiners have turned their attention to a broader use: plastic goods.

August 9, 2017