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12.31.17

Natural Gas Is The Flexibility Needed For More Wind And Solar

U.S. natural gas power plants continue to increase in efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but the high flexibility of these plants will also be increasingly critical in the years ahead.

 

12.29.17

U.S. crude, natural gas output at multi-year records in Oct: EIA

U.S. crude oil production in October rose to the highest in more than 46 years, while natural gas production leaped to a new record, U.S. Energy Information Administration data showed on Friday.

 

12.14.17

China suffers natural gas shortage as coal ban backfires

State-owned energy companies have invested billions of dollars to develop shale gas and other sources, but supplies have failed to keep pace with surging demand.

 

12.08.17

Drilling rig count rises to kick off December

West Texas' Permian Basin now accounts for 400 rigs, which is more than half of all the nation's oil rigs. The next most active area is Oklahoma's Cana-Woodford shale with 73 rigs...

 

12.07.17

Interior delays Obama-era regulation on methane emissions

The BLM rule comes as the oil and natural gas industry announced a voluntary partnership to reduce methane emissions at drilling sites nationwide.

 

12.05.17

Natural Gas, Oil Industry Launch Environmental Partnership to Accelerate Reductions in Methane, VOCs

"This groundbreaking partnership further demonstrates the industry's leadership and commitment to responsibly developing America's energy resources while reducing emissions"

 

11.30.17

EPA to hold biofuels quota steady in 2018

The rule will require refiners to mix 19.29 billion gallons of renewable fuels into the gasoline supply in 2018.

 

11.27.17

Natural Gas - The East Coast's pipeline wars: A cheat sheet

Some of the proposed pipelines have similar names. Many have been in the news for years, while others seem to have sprung from nowhere. They're all accompanied by procedural and legal drama.

 

11.27.17

Natural Gas Looks Forward To The Winter Season And Drops

huge discoveries in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions of the US and warm temperatures during the winter of 2015/2016 caused the price to fall to the lowest level since 1998 at $1.6110 per MMBtu.

 

11.27.17

Biomass and waste fuels made up 2% of total U.S. electricity generation in 2016

Biomass and waste fuels generated 2% of US electricity in 2016 (natural gas 34%, coal 30%, nuclear 20%). What makes up biomass and waste fuel?