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EIA: US ammonia prices rise in response to higher international natural gas prices; up by a factor of 6 in two years

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Ammonia prices generally follow natural gas prices because ammonia is produced primarily from natural gas. Generally, prices of commodity chemicals (ammonia) closely correlate with prices of feedstock (natural gas). Although US natural gas prices also rose, they ended the 2021–22 heating season at close to $5.00/MMBtu,

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EPA finalizes greenhouse gas standards for LDVs MY 2023-2026

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing the federal greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for passenger cars and light trucks for Model Years (MY) 2023 through 2026. CO 2 , Compared to the Proposal and 2012 and 2020 Rules, grams/mile, 2021-2026. Source: EPA. Off-cycle” credits of up to 15 g/mile.

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UTM Offshore signs FEED agreement for Nigeria’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility

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UTM Offshore signed an agreement for the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for Nigeria’s first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility with engineering firms KBR, JGC Corporation and Technip Energies. The FLNG facility will have a Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) nameplate production capacity of 1.2

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S&P Global: More than 75% of oil and gas production in US Gulf of Mexico has lower than average greenhouse gas intensity

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More than three-fourths of all oil and gas production in the US Gulf of Mexico has a lower greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity than the basin-wide average, according to a new S&P Global Commodity Insights analysis. The share of production in the US Gulf of Mexico coming from deepwater has increased by approximately 14% over the past decade.

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California greenhouse gas emissions up 2% in 2012; driven by economic growth, closing of San Onofre, and drought

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According to the most recent greenhouse gas emissions inventory from the California Air Resources Board (ARB), the state’s total greenhouse gas emissions rose 1.7% in 2012 from 2011 to 459 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (MMTCO 2 e). increase in population during the same period.

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New study confirms extensive gas leaks in the North Sea; recommends stricter guidelines for handling of abandoned wells

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Researchers from the GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel have found that considerable quantities of the greenhouse gas methane escape uncontrolled into the water from abandoned oil and gas wells in the North Sea. On the basis of investigations directly on the seafloor it was possible to determine the amount of escaping gas.

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EIA: Monthly coal- and natural gas-fired generation in US equal for first time in April 2012

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Preliminary electric power data show that, for the first time since the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) began collecting the data, electricity generation from natural gas-fired plants is virtually equal to generation from coal-fired plants, with each fuel providing 32% of total generation. million megawatt-hours. Source: EIA.

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