Plans for new fossil gas and LNG plants in biodiversity hotspot spark protest in Batangas

As a message urging the protection of the Verde Island Passage, 25 boats participated in a fluvial protest passing through the fossil gas power plant projects along Batangas Bay BATANGAS, Philippines – Local communities, environmentalists, and civil society supporters marked Earth Day in Batangas on Friday, April 22, with a fluvial protest denouncing plans to … Read more

Rising calls for US LNG revive stalled export projects, but at higher costs

HOUSTON, USA – Soaring demand for US liquefied natural gas (LNG) as buyers clear steer of Russian fuel is putting some long-stalled US export projects back on track. But rising costs for materials and threaten to snarl these plants once again. Two developers with projects sidelined due to the US-China trade war – Energy Transfer … Read more

Japan tops up LNG reserves as possible Russian gas cutoff looms – source

Utilities are scrambling for already stretched energy sources as resource-poor Japan joins the West in punishing Russia TOKYO, Japan – Japan’s government has asked power companies to top up their liquefied natural gas (LNG) reserves and share energy resources, a person with the contingency plan said, as civilian deaths familiar with Ukraine in push Tokyo … Read more

US, EU strike LNG deal as Europe seeks to cut Russian gas

US President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen also announce a plan to form a task force to cut Europe’s reliance on Russian fossil fuels The United States will work to supply 15 billion cubic meters (bcm) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the European Union this year to help it … Read more