Category: Natural gas

Guest commentary: Low, stable natural gas price keeps heating bills in check

Daniel Whitten, of the trade association America’s Natural Gas Alliance, says the price of natural gas is stable, despite a predictable uptick when cold weather increases heating demand.  More »

Smaller companies join move to natural gas vehicles

Natural gas has become the fuel of choice for several large companies with vehicle fleets. Now, smaller firms are beginning to catch on to the trend, too.  More »

Oil briefly tops $100 as demand for fuel rises

Benchmark U.S. crude gained $2.04 to close at $99.88 a barrel.  More »

Low on natural gas, California told to power down

With a move that usually comes in the height of summer when temperatures are soaring and air conditioners blasting, Californians were urged to voluntarily cut their electricity use after frigid weather across the U.S. and Canada caused a shortage of natural gas at Southern California power plants.  More »

GE Oil & Gas adding jobs at Texas facility

GE Oil & Gas Inc. will invest $8 million and add 175 jobs at its manufacturing facility, which manufactures equipment used in the production of natural gas.  More »

Oil gains on positive labor report

Natural gas prices were volatile again,  More »

Oil gains; natural gas soars, then falls back

Natural gas rocketed to a four-year high before plunging back near $5 per 1,000 cubic feet  More »

Former Interior chief to open NAPE with insights on fracking

Salazar is set to speak at the North American Prospect Expo, a conference marked by a frenzy of wheeling and dealing, as landowners from around the globe look to make deals with oil, gas and pipeline companies.  More »

Oil price rises as U.S. stocks stabilize

Benchmark U.S. crude for March delivery was up 76 cents to close at $97.19 a barrel.  More »

Anadarko reports loss as it braces for environmental payment

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. reported a fourth-quarter loss of $770 million on Monday as it set aside funds to pay for environmental and health claims.  More »

What The Energy Industry Can Learn From Lady Gaga

              I present this post in all seriousness (with my poker face, if you will) – for the energy industry has a lot in common with – and some lessons to learn from – Lady Gaga. Forthwith we look at how Lady Gaga uses certain traits to her advantage…and […]  More »

Proposed pipeline biggest in company history

The company says its proposed $650 million pipeline to move natural gas from western North Dakota’s booming oil patch is the biggest and most expensive project in its history.  More »