GAS POWER Direct [August 17, 2016]

WEC Inks Deal for Gas Plants to Replace Presque Isle

WEC Energy Group, parent company of We Energies, signed a deal with mining firm Cliffs Natural Resources that will support two natural gas engine plants in the Upper Peninsula (UP)…

Putin and Erdogan Meeting: Implications for Gas and Nuclear Projects

Turkish President Erdogan’s meeting with Russia’s President Putin could signal a major shift in energy flows into the EU and increase the West’s dependence on Russian gas, which could open the door wider for U.S. LNG.

Dusseldorf's Lausward Power Plant Fortuna Unit Wins POWER's Highest Award

Düsseldorf’s new “Block Fortuna” at the Lausward Power Plant, owned by municipal utility Stadtwerke Düsseldorf, is setting records and giving Germany’s coal-fired power plants some much-needed competition for backing up…

Ansaldo Energia Wins Arbitration Dispute Over Siemens Gas Turbine Patents [Updated]

Italian firm Ansaldo Energia successfully defended an arbitration case brought by Siemens in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Arbitral Tribunal regarding its right to use Siemens gas turbine technology…

Tightening Market Boosting Gas Prices as Exports Boom

The U.S natural gas market may be poised for a return to its traditional volatility as record power burn and rapidly growing exports are colliding with flat production, analysts are…

Second Shipment of U.S. LNG Reaches Europe as Producers Seek New Markets

Hopes that the beleaguered U.S. shale gas industry can find new markets have come to fruition as the second shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) was unloaded at a European…