Enterprise Products Mont Belvieu complex (Dave Rossman/For the Houston Chronicle)

New gas liquids pipeline to link Colorado, Panhandle

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The planned Front Range Pipeline will run from Colorado to Skellytown in the Texas Panhandle, connecting with a network that goes to processing facilities on the Gulf Coast.
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu answers questions during a news conference in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Regulation needed for gas fracking technology, Chu says

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Government must have a role in overseeing new technologies for developing oil and natural gas to prevent damage to natural resources, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said.
Dust permeates the air at a Chesapeake Energy Co. hydraulic fracturing operation at a well site near Carrizo Springs, Texas. (John Davenport/San Antonio Express News)

Natural gas settles below $2 for first time in decade

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Natural gas prices fall to $2 for first time in decade.
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ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson (left) talks to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin during a  signing ceremony in Russia in 2011. (AP photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, pool)

Putin says Russia needs to rise to U.S. gas challenge

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Russian President-elect Vladimir Putin urged energy producers from the world’s biggest natural- gas exporter to “rise to the challenge” of a changing market as the U.S. increases output of shale gas.
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Workers move a section of well casing into place at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (AP file photo/Ralph Wilson)

Employers gather for NY’s 1st shale gas job fair

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Businesses ranging from wildlife consultants to titans of the oil and gas industry will gather in Binghamton for New York’s first shale gas job fair, buoyed by hopes that state regulators will lift a four-year-old ban and start permitting hydraulic fracturing this year.
The Wednesday, March 28, 2012 aerial shot provided by Greenpeace shows Total's Elgin Wellhead Platform in the North Sea off the shore of Scotland. A two-mile exclusion zone has been set up around the offshore platform in the North Sea which has been evacuated after a gas leak, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The leak on Total's Elgin PUQ platform, about 150 miles (241km) off the coast of Aberdeen, led to the evacuation of all 238 workers on Sunday. Photo: Martin Langer / Greenpeace

Scots deploy taste testers to sample gas leak fish

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The Scottish government says it has deployed taste testers to sample fish found around the site of a North Sea gas leak.
Natural gas drilling in the United States has led to far cheaper prices here than in Asia. Photo: Matt Nager / HC

U.S. sees glut of natural gas, falling prices

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One of the warmest winters on record cooled demand for natural gas, taxing the nation’s storage facilities and threatening producers’ balance sheets.
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wind turbines on the water near England

Natural gas, renewables big factor in presidential pick, poll finds

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A solid majority of Americans are more likely to vote for a presidential candidate who supports developing more natural gas, boosting federal support for renewable-energy use and research, and approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a new poll found.
A Chesapeake Energy drilling rig (Photo: Chesapeake Energy)

Chesapeake asset sales bring $2.6 billion

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Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK), the second- largest U.S. natural-gas producer, announced $2.6 billion in asset sales that will cut debt and fund drilling after slumping gas prices eroded cash flow.
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Americans back range of energy policies, with partisan splits

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A majority of Americans support a range of energy and environmental policies from more oil drilling to federal funding for renewables to regulations that curb pollution, albeit with significant partisan differences, according to a new Gallup poll.