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Shell Flags $400M Hurricane Hit, But Boost From Soaring Prices

Royal Dutch Shell warned on Thursday of a $400 million hit to third-quarter earnings from the damage caused by August’s Hurricane Ida. However, in an update ahead of quarterly results this month, the oil major also flagged a boost to …

Freeport’s Texas LNG Export Plant Still Offline After Storm Nicholas

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Freeport LNG said on Wednesday that it was still not producing LNG at its export plant in Texas due to a power outage during Tropical Storm Nicholas. “Our production remains off-line until CenterPoint completes …

Longest Arctic Sailing Season Tops Off a Year of Climate Disasters

Thinning ice in the Arctic Ocean made this year’s navigation season for natural gas tankers the longest on record, the latest sign that the pace of climate change is accelerating in the Earth’s northernmost latitudes. The Northern Sea Route, stretching …

States Oppose Trump Proposal to Ship LNG by Rail, Citing Safety Risk

WASHINGTON — Attorneys general from 16 U.S. states have opposed a Trump administration proposal to ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail, arguing that potential leaks from the shipments pose risks of fiery explosions to residents and emergency responders. The …

Trump Plan to Ship Natural Gas by Rail Stokes ‘Bomb Train’ Fears

About the photo: Firefighters douse blazes after a freight train loaded with oil derailed in Lac-Megantic in Canada’s Quebec province on July 6, 2013, sparking explosions that engulfed about 30 buildings in fire. Photographer: Fran├žois Laplante-Delagrave/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump …