Tag: natural gas

News and Policies, World

Will the U.S And The European Union Get Sucked Into the Russian-Ukrainian Natural Gas Conflict?

August 22, 2019

Via: Forbes

The internal conflicts now occurring inside the United States are diverting attention away from a pesky problem — Russia’s belligerence toward Ukraine and how it is using its leverage to squeeze financially its former ally. The two countries have been […]

News and Policies, State

Can New York Keep The Lights On While Ignoring Gas From The Marcellus Shale?

July 25, 2019

Via: Forbes

Two neighboring northeast states, each with immense amounts of Marcellus Shale natural gas deposits, will provide the test case on how we use energy in the next decade. Pennsylvania, home to the lion’s share of the Marcellus heritage, welcomed the […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

As Cities Begin Banning Natural Gas, States Must Embrace Building Electrification Via Smart Policy

July 22, 2019

Via: Forbes

Berkeley, California became the first American city to ban natural gas infrastructure in new buildings last week after PG&E, the second-largest U.S. utility and notably both a gas and electric utility, publicly supported the move. But Berkeley isn’t alone—it’s leading […]

News and Policies, State

Massachusetts mayor says access to cheap gas not worth the cost to climate

July 9, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

A Massachusetts mayor is siding with safety and environmental groups in a pipeline debate that’s pitting climate fears against local economic concerns. Holyoke, Massachusetts’ municipal utility has halted new natural gas hookups because it can’t meet growing demand under existing […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Natural Gas beat coal in the US. Will renewables and storage beat gas?

July 8, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

In April 2019, in the heart of coal country, Indiana regulators rejected a proposal by its electric and gas utility, Vectren, to replace baseload coal plants with a new $900 million, 850 megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired power plant. Regulators were […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Domestic, Energy Consumption

U.S. Increases Its Dominance In Natural Gas Production

July 5, 2019

Via: Forbes

This article is the fourth in a series on BP’s recently-released Statistical Review of World Energy 2019. The Review provides a comprehensive picture of supply and demand for major energy sources on a country-level basis. Previous articles covered carbon dioxide […]

Energy Economics

US winning on climate, economics and freedom thanks to natural gas

July 3, 2019

Via: Forbes

The Department of Energy recently approved additional export volumes of natural gas through the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Texas, a move that promises environmental and economic benefits for the nation. Critics of natural gas mocked the decision […]

News and Policies, World

Australia finds more gas for home and abroad

June 18, 2019

Via: Petroleum Economist

The relatively surprising find, announced by Australian independent Santos in April, has the potential to support both LNG exports through the North West Shelf (NWS) project and domestic supply into the burgeoning Western Australian (WA) market. The gas column was […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Domestic, Energy Consumption

3 Things To Know About The U.S. Oil And Natural Gas Industry

May 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

Obviously, there’s a lot more than just three, but let me hit on the triad of pillars. Producing at All-Time Records The U.S. shale revolution that started in 2008 has not just transformed our domestic energy outlook but also energy […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, State

Gas prices nearing peak pain, relief may come soon

May 9, 2019

Via: Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Gasoline prices in Vermont may be below the national average right now ($2.81/gallon versus $2.90/gallon), but they’re still higher than last week, higher than last month and almost as high as last year. With the national average […]

News and Policies, World

Seeking To Deflate Trade Tensions, EU Will Double US Gas Imports In Five Years

May 3, 2019

Via: Forbes

As trade tensions over steel, cars and airplanes mount between Washington and Brussels, the European Union yesterday tried to calm the situation by convening a summit on an import the two sides both want to see increase – natural gas. […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

U.S. Oil, Natural Gas Prices Racing In Opposite Directions

April 19, 2019

Via: Forbes

With prompt month settling below $2.50 per MMBtu yesterday, U.S. natural gas prices have tanked to their lowest levels since June 2016. For April thus far, natural gas prices have declined 8-10%, sliced in half since their mid-November highs Importantly, […]

Energy Economics

Israel’s Natural Gas Discoveries Are Bridging Political Divides And Are Forging Economic Ties

April 18, 2019

Via: Forbes

Even more natural gas has been found off Israel’s coastline, which may help shift the global energy paradigm. Greek oil and gas developer Energean has discovered what it says is between 28-42 billion cubic meters of natural gas, all on […]

Energy Economics

Trump issues energy infrastructure orders affecting natural gas lines

April 11, 2019

Via: Power Engineering

President Trump signed a pair of executive orders intended to streamline energy infrastructure, according to the White House. The orders have to do mostly with liquified natural gas extraction projects and cross-border infrastructure permits. “Inefficient energy infrastructure forces Americans to […]

News and Policies, World

America is Set to Transcend Saudi Arabia in a ‘remarkable’ Oil Milestone

April 1, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

Saudi Arabia has been the world leader in the export of oil and liquids, ever since it first begins selling oil in the 1950s – after America told them how to harvest it and volunteered to be their biggest customer. […]