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North American oil and gas bankruptcies surge in 2019
The number of oil and gas company bankruptcies in the US and Canada rose 50% y/y in 2019 owing to the lower oil price, with the trend expected to continue this year.
Hess announces quarterly loss, 2020 budget
US independent Hess has announced a larger-than-expected loss for the fourth quarter of 2019 on lower prices for natural gas and natural gas liquids.
New Jersey unveils plan to cut natural gas use 80% by 2050
The State of New Jersey has unveiled a 30-year plan to eliminate man-made greenhouse gas emissions, which centres on major reductions in natural gas use by homes and businesses.
Plans emerge for new LNG proposal for Alaska
Plans to develop a new LNG facility in south-east Alaska, close to the border with Canada, have emerged over the past two weeks.
Contentious oil sands project decision looms for Ottawa
A pending decision on whether to approve Teck Resources’ Frontier oil sands project illustrates Ottawa’s challenge in balancing environmental targets with its commitment to Alberta’s energy industry.
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