Less than three years ago, Kan-based Tallgrass Energy accepted a $4 billion investor buyout led by Blackstone that took the midstream company private. A name change to simply “Tallgrass,” and appointment of a new CEO quickly followed, along with a fresh strategy to diversify the business from an oil-and-gas pipeline transporter and processor, to an infrastructure company with an eye on new-energy frontiers. ...

The giddy-up is on for new U.S. LNG export terminal projects and expansions as Europe and China duke it out for long-term supplies. Reese Energy Consulting today is studying a blizzard of activity by both U.S. operators and two large buyers rivaling for shipments as 2023 marks its seventh month and colder seasons draw closer. ...

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill passed in 2021 includes $8 billion to create and physically build a hydrogen market in the U.S. The Department of Energy’s hydrogen program lays out a strategy that begins with 6-10 regional hubs that will manufacture, transport, store, liquify, and commercialize “clean” hydrogen on a large scale. That’s one way of going about it. ...