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Gulf Coast LNG Players Pursue Risky Carbon Capture Route
Thursday, May 06, 2021They are seeking to burnish their green credentials via a costly and largely untested technology.

Sempra Energy to Sell Infrastructure Unit Stake
Monday, April 05, 2021KKR & Co. agreed to pay $3.37 billion for a 20% stake in a Sempra Energy unit comprising the U.S. company's infrastructure assets.

Freeze Halts US LNG Exports
Friday, February 19, 2021There are no LNG tankers docked at loading at any of the six US export terminals, Bloomberg reports.

Gas Pipeline Owners Eye Hydrogen Potential
Friday, January 29, 2021Pipeline firms are launching projects to blend small portions of hydrogen into their existing networks to see how the equipment behaves.

Californians Can Now Pay Extra for Gas from Cow Manure
Friday, December 18, 2020Southern California residents now have the option to pay a little extra to get some of their natural gas from landfills and cow manure.

Sempra Alum to Succeed Gentle at Tellurian
Tuesday, December 01, 2020Tellurian Inc. has named Octávio Simões the company‚Äôs president and CEO.

$2B Pacific LNG Export Project Advances
Wednesday, November 18, 2020The project site in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, which includes an LNG regasification terminal. PHOTO SOURCE: Sempra Energy/Cision

Hurricane Delta Shuts In Majority of GOM Oil Output
Thursday, October 08, 2020Delta is forecast to make landfall in Louisiana on Friday as a Category 2 hurricane.

LNG Exporters Await Damage Impact from Laura
Thursday, August 27, 2020Cameron and Sabine Pass account for just over half of the United States' LNG export capacity.

McDermott's Cameron LNG Begins Final Stage of Train 3
Friday, April 24, 2020The project includes a projected export capacity of about 1.7 billion cubic feet per day.

Mexico LNG Project Proceeds Amid Health Crisis
Friday, March 27, 2020Sempra reported the liquefaction-export project its IEnova unit is developing in Baja California is advancing.

Sempra Energy, Bechtel Team Up on Port Arthur LNG Project
Wednesday, March 04, 2020The project has expansion capabilities of up to eight liquefaction trains and 45 Mtpa of capacity.

Cameron LNG's Second Train Begins Commercial Ops
Tuesday, March 03, 2020Train 3 remains on track to start initial LNG production in the second quarter of 2020.

Sempra and Mitsui Eye Stronger LNG Ties
Tuesday, October 29, 2019Cameron LNG loads the first commissioning cargo from Train 1 of the export project in Hackberry, La., on May 28, 2019. PHOTO SOURCE: Sempra Energy

Los Angeles Blaze Threatens Gas Field
Friday, October 11, 2019A Los Angeles wildfire forced the evacuation of 25,000 homes and is threatening a natural gas storage facility that four years ago sprung the biggest gas leak in U.S. history.

TS Barry Puts 70% of US LNG Capacity at Risk
Friday, July 12, 2019Tropical Storm Barry is highlighting the risks that Gulf of Mexico storms pose to America's newly expanded liquefied natural gas export capacity.

LNG Approvals Boost America's Export Outlook
Thursday, April 18, 2019The nation's top regulator approved two more projects to export the super-chilled fuel.

Mexico LNG Project Clears US Hurdle
Monday, April 01, 2019Sempra Energy's Energia Costa Azul LNG subsidiary has won two key authorizations from the US Department of Energy.

Sempra Energy Sells US Natural Gas Storage Facilities
Thursday, January 03, 2019The San Diego-based energy services company is selling assets in Mississippi and Alabama to ArcLight Capital Partners for $332 million.

Total May Source LNG from Louisiana and Baja Projects
Monday, November 05, 2018Sempra and Total have signed an MOU that could boost the companies' North American LNG collaboration.

Mexico's IEnova To Invest $130MM In Baja California Fuel Terminal
Thursday, April 12, 2018IEnova will invest about $130 million to develop a refined products terminal.

TransCanada Wins Mexico Pipeline Auction as Sempra Disqualified
Friday, April 08, 2016TransCanada Corp. wins rights to develop and operate a natural gas pipeline in central Mexico, beating a subsidiary of Sempra Energy that was disqualified from bidding.

US Approves Exports From Sempra's Cameron LNG Terminal
Tuesday, February 11, 2014The US Energy Department approves exports from Sempra's Cameron LNG project in Louisiana as the Obama administration moves forward with its goal of expanding the global market for the fuel.

El Paso to Sell Mexican Pipeline Assets
Wednesday, February 24, 2010El Paso has entered into an agreement to sell its interest in Mexican pipeline and compression assets to Sempra Pipelines & Storage, a unit of Sempra Energy, for $300 million.

MMS Gallops Off with an Expected $1.89B from Royalty in Kind Sale
Monday, May 19, 2008More than 16.1 million barrels of Royalty in Kind crude oil from Federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico have been sold to four companies as part of an RIK sale, the Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service announced.

RIK Sale's Gross Expected to Top $362 Million
Tuesday, February 12, 2008More than 4.2 million barrels of Royalty in Kind (RIK) crude oil and condensate from Federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Ocean have been sold to six companies as part of an RIK sale.

Sempra Energy Proposes U.S. Gulf Coast Terminal and Storage Facility
Wednesday, January 09, 2008Responding to the growing need for accessible oil and petroleum storage and infrastructure along the U.S. Gulf Coast, Sempra Energy has proposed the construction of a marine petroleum terminal and storage facility in Port Arthur, Texas.

US Commission Approves Pipeline Expansion
Friday, July 20, 2007California State Lands Commission approved expansion of a pipeline system that will transport natural gas to CA from Sempra's Engeria Costa Azul LNG terminal in Mexican state Baja

RIK Program to Help Fill Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Thursday, May 31, 2007The Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS) has awarded contracts to five companies to transport Royalty in Kind (RIK) crude oil that will be used to resume filling the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).

FERC Gives Nod to Cameron LNG Expansion
Monday, January 22, 2007The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last Thursday approved Cameron LNG, LLC's application to expand its liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal currently under construction near Hackberry, La.

CFE Extends Manzanillo LNG Bidding to March 2nd and June 27th
Monday, January 08, 2007Mexico's state power company CFE has extended deadlines to submit bids for the supply and reception, storage and re-gasification components of the Manzanillo LNG project to March 2 and June 27 respectively from January 16 and March 26.

BP Indonesia Hopes to Secure Another $900M for Tangguh
Tuesday, December 12, 2006BP Indonesia hopes to secure the remaining US$900 million needed for the Tangguh liquefied natural gas project by the end of next year, according to the company's executive vice president in charge of the Tangguh enterprise, Budiman Parhusip.

Six Companies Win RIK Crude Oil Contracts
Monday, November 27, 2006More than 12.7 million barrels of Royalty in Kind (RIK) crude oil and condensate from Federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico have been successfully sold to six companies as part of an RIK sale.

Manzanillo LNG Reception Contract Attracts Initial 30 Companies
Wednesday, November 01, 2006Mexico's state power company CFE reported 30 groups attended the first question and answer session this week for the reception, storage and re-gasification component of the Manzanillo LNG re-gasification project.

Manzanillo LNG Supply Contract Attracts Initial 9 Groups
Friday, October 06, 2006Nine groups attended the first question-and-answer session for the supply component of Mexico's Manzanillo LNG re-gasification project, state power company CFE reported.

Mcfarlane: Australia to Miss Mexican LNG Sales
Friday, October 06, 2006With most of its short-term liquefied natural gas output under contract, Australia looks like it is missing out on a chance to increase LNG sales to energy-hungry Mexico, Resource Minister Ian Macfarlane said Thursday.

Sempra Energy Declares Common Dividend
Tuesday, September 12, 2006The board of directors of Sempra Energy declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share of common stock.

Rockies Express Gets OK to Proceed with Entrega Portion of Project
Tuesday, August 08, 2006Rockies Express Pipeline LLC, a partnership of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Sempra Pipelines & Storage and ConocoPhillips, was given the FERC go-ahead Friday to begin construction on the second segment of Phase I of the Entrega Pipeline Project.

Sempra Generation Finalizes SEPCO Sale
Tuesday, August 01, 2006Sempra Generation, a unit of Sempra Energy, has finalized the sale of its exploration and production subsidiary, Sempra Energy Production Co. (SEPCO), to PEC Minerals L.P. for approximately $225 million in cash.

ConocoPhillips Completes Rockies Express Acquisition
Friday, June 30, 2006ConocoPhillips said it has completed the acquisition of a partial interest in the planned 1,663-mile Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) project.

Sempra Generation Agrees to Sell Energy Production Company
Monday, June 12, 2006Sempra Generation, a unit of Sempra Energy, has agreed to sell its exploration and production subsidiary, Sempra Energy Production Company (SEPCO), to PEC Minerals L.P. for approximately $225 million in cash.

Sempra Receives Expressions of Interest from Costa Azul
Wednesday, May 17, 2006US firm Sempra LNG, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), has received non-binding expressions of interest for the proposed expansion of its Costa Azul liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal in Mexico's Baja California state.

Three LNG Projects Get Final Environmental Nods
Monday, May 01, 2006FERC on Friday issued favorable final environmental reviews for three liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and associated pipeline projects.

Sempra Launches Open Season for LNG Terminal Expansion
Monday, March 13, 2006Sempra LNG recently announced the start of a non-binding open season to solicit shipper interest for a proposed expansion of the Energia Costa Azul liquefied natural gas (LNG) receipt terminal.

Sempra LNG Signs Capacity Agreement with Merrill Lynch
Thursday, March 09, 2006Sempra LNG has executed a capacity agreement with Merrill Lynch to bring natural gas to the US Gulf Coast. The 15-year full-service capacity agreement gives Merrill Lynch Commodities the capability to import LNG through Sempra's Cameron LNG terminal.

RIK Crude Oil Sale Sparks Strong Bidding
Tuesday, February 28, 2006More than 13 million barrels of Royalty in Kind (RIK) crude oil and condensate from the Gulf of Mexico have been sold to eight companies in two sales conducted by the MMS.

Sempra LNG Begins FERC Approval Process to Expand Cameron LNG Terminal
Tuesday, January 10, 2006Sempra LNG reports it has received approval from the FERC to begin the mandatory pre-filing process to expand the company's Cameron LNG receipt terminal's production capacity to 2.65 Bcf/day from 1.5 Bcf/day.

Sempra Energy Gets FERC Permit for Louisiana Natural Gas Storage Facility
Tuesday, December 13, 2005Sempra Pipelines & Storage has received authorization from the FERC to construct and operate its Liberty Gas Storage LLC natural gas storage facility in Calcasieu Parish, La. Calcasieu Parish, La.

Sempra Energy Reports Strong Operating Results in Third-Quarter
Wednesday, November 02, 2005Sempra Energy reported third-quarter 2005 earnings of $221 million, or $0.86 per diluted share, compared with third-quarter 2004 earnings of $231 million, or $0.98 per diluted share.

EnCana to Support Kinder Morgan-Sempra Energy Natural Gas Pipeline Project
Tuesday, October 18, 2005Kinder Morgan and Sempra have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding whereby EnCana has agreed to support the previously announced $3 billion Rockies Express natural gas pipeline project.