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President Barack Obama’s energy secretary nominee on Tuesday told a Senate panel that he was open to revisiting a controversial government-commissioned study that concluded that the United States would glean net economic benefits from more natural gas exports.
Reflecting both new information about natural gas reservoirs and advances in technology, the American Gas Association said Tuesday that the United States has 2.4 quadrillion cubic feet of natural gas that can be recovered by current drilling techniques.
Since 2008, foreign companies have invested more than $26 billion in tight oil and shale gas plays in the U.S. That’s according to an analysis published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration this week.
This week, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. will hear from President Obama’s nominee to head up the Department of Energy (DOE): Ernest Moniz. Dr. Moniz, a highly respected authority on energy issues, currently heads up the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Energy Initiative and has previously worked at DOE and other parts of government. His confirmation appears […]
State environmental officials say gas drilling can resume at a northeastern Pennsylvania site where thousands of gallons of fracking fluid spilled.
Like a marriage the in-laws don’t approve of, a new plan to strengthen standards for fracking is creating unusual divisions among environmentalists and supporters of the oil and gas industry.
A new study says New York could get the power it needs from wind, water and sunlight by 2030 with a concerted push, though the state’s decade-long effort to significantly boost green energy shows how challenging that could be.
Blessed with natural resources but never enough jobs, southern Illinois counties have begun sampling the fruits of a natural gas-fueled land rush. Industry officials say at least 17 counties — perhaps a sixth of the state — could see some activity, and that landowners already have leased perhaps half a million acres.
Pennsylvania State University is gunning to become the global beacon for natural gas research and learning, seeking to fill what the school says is a gap in study into the booming domestic fuel.
Some would say that energyland™ is incomparable to the genius that is film director and producer Alfred Hitchcock, but I say poppycock! For energyland™ contains as many twists and turns on a daily basis as a Hitchcock thriller. So without any more suspense, let us join the dots betwixt the two. Psycho – UK natural […]