NGI’s Hub & Flow
Liberty Energy CEO Calls Energy Transition a Myth

Liberty Energy CEO Calls Energy Transition a Myth

October 5, 2022

Will natural gas have a place at the energy matrix table for the next century? Episode 82 of NGI’s Hub & Flow podcast features NGI Senior Markets Editor Kevin Dobbs interviewing Liberty Energy CEO Chris Wright, who is bullish on natural gas demand for many years to come. Against that backdrop, Wright shares why he thinks robust natural gas demand will endure and why the “energy transition,” in his view, is not really a transition at all – but rather a gradual shift to more varied sources of energy that could take centuries to fully develop.

Don’t Get REC’d by Decarbonization

Don’t Get REC’d by Decarbonization

October 3, 2022

Pressure from regulators and investors has the natural gas industry scrambling to meet new environmental standards and net-zero emissions goals. Many new technologies and services are claiming to help, but do they work? NGI’s Senior Energy Analyst Shaylon Stolk dives into which decarbonization methods being marketed to the natural gas industry might provide surprise economic benefits, and which ones are just hot air.

An Alternative to Hydraulic Fracturing

An Alternative to Hydraulic Fracturing

September 28, 2022

NGI talks to Primary Vision's Matt Johnson, CEO, to discuss how refracturing wells, or refracs, could be an alternative to hydraulic fracturing in the Eagle Ford and Haynesville shale formation, the Permian Basin, and elsewhere. In his conversation with NGI's Matthew Veazey, Johnson also explains why refracs need to be part of the broader national conversation about energy security.

Winter is Coming, but so is Supply? Will it be Enough to Balance the Natural Gas Market?

Winter is Coming, but so is Supply? Will it be Enough to Balance the Natural Gas Market?

September 21, 2022

NGI Price and Markets Editor Leticia Gonzales is joined by East Daley Analytics Vice President of Analytics Rob Wilson to discuss the recent spike in natural gas production. Will suppliers be able to sustain the higher levels of output throughout this winter and beyond? Importantly, will the coming supply growth be enough to satisfy raging demand? Find out by listening to the latest episode of NGI’s Hub and Flow.

What California’s Meltdown Tells Us About the U.S. Power Market

What California’s Meltdown Tells Us About the U.S. Power Market

September 14, 2022

California is the latest state to experience an energy emergency brought on by extreme weather. This crisis comes just as the Inflation Reduction Act and California's ambitious climate initiatives call for more electrification, adding to the political fracas around the electricity shortage. Join NGI’s Senior Energy Analyst Shaylon Stolk as she explores the underlying problems that have been holding the U.S. power market in a gridlock at the expense of both renewable energy and natural gas. 

A Quick Primer on the Henry Hub Natural Gas Price Benchmark — Now Also Available in LNG Insight

A Quick Primer on the Henry Hub Natural Gas Price Benchmark — Now Also Available in LNG Insight

September 9, 2022

NGI is pleased to announce we have begun including our daily and monthly Henry Hub spot market indexes in our LNG Insight service. We believe this will help promote greater international natural gas price transparency, especially as the United States adds to its role as the incremental provider of global gas supply.

What High Natural Gas Prices Mean for Oil Refiners

What High Natural Gas Prices Mean for Oil Refiners

August 26, 2022

Although some may not realize it, natural gas supplies are important to oil refineries. Kevin Waguespack, Houston-based CEO with the engineering consulting firm Baker & O'Brien Inc. tells NGI's Matthew Veazey about what higher natural gas prices have meant for refiners in the U.S. and elsewhere.

U.S. NatGas Price Volatility is Through the Roof - Will it Last?

U.S. NatGas Price Volatility is Through the Roof - Will it Last?

August 25, 2022

The market certainly thinks U.S. natural gas price volatility is here to stay; and given structural changes from tightening supply/demand fundamentals, international developments, and policy changes in the U.S., we very much agree. Join NGI's Patrick Rau as he breaks down the main fundamental contributors behind current and expected future U.S. natural gas price volatility.

The Mightiest in All the Land: A Look into the Surge in U.S. Southeast Natural Gas Prices This Summer

The Mightiest in All the Land: A Look into the Surge in U.S. Southeast Natural Gas Prices This Summer

August 13, 2022

NGI's Leticia Gonzales is joined by RBN Energy managing editor Sheetal Nasta to discuss the record high prices seen this summer in the U.S. Southeast. From robust power burns to tight pipeline capacity, as well as what may lie ahead in the coming months, Leticia and Sheetal lay it all out in the latest episode of NGI's Hub & Flow.

TSA Orders Pipeline Cybersecurity Pat-down

TSA Orders Pipeline Cybersecurity Pat-down

August 9, 2022

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently revised and reissued its cybersecurity requirements for natural gas and oil pipeline owners and operators. Emily Mallen, a Washington, DC-based pipeline regulatory attorney in the Energy Practice of the global law firm Sidley Austin LLP tells NGI's Matthew Veazey what the changes could mean for pipeline companies.

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