Category: Natural gas

Q&A: The world comes calling for U.S. experience

Recently elevated to vice president at the American Petroleum Institute, John Modine oversees the trade group’s global industry services department. The unit focuses on promoting standards and best practices worldwide.  More »

Alaska unveils new way forward on gas line

Gov. Sean Parnell said he would seek legislative approval for a new agreement with TransCanada .  More »

UT study: Fayetteville Shale still holds promise

The Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas will be one of the nation’s most prolific regions for natural gas production, with reserves that can be economically extracted through 2050, according to a study released this week.  More »

Manufacturers call for halt on natural gas export approvals

Dow Chemical and other big industrial users of natural gas are imploring the Obama administration to stop approving licenses to broadly export the fossil fuel.  More »

Oil falls to 8-month low; natural gas drops 5 percent

Traders worried about bulging supplies of crude oil and falling demand for gasoline.  More »

Earthquakes lead Texas agency to hire seismologist

Railroad Commissioner David J. Porter said: “Commission rules and regulations must be based on sound science and proven facts.”  More »

Temporary rebound expected for coal mining in 2014

Natural gas prices rose and coal regained some of its once-dominant share in the electricity generation business in 2013, a report says.  More »

Natural gas rises second day on coldest US weather in decade

Natural gas rose for a second day in New York as arctic air sweeping across the U.S. boosted demand for the heating fuel.  More »

Speculators cut natural gas wager on fading polar blast

Hedge funds became less bullish on natural gas for the first time in six weeks as the coldest weather in almost 20 years gives way to higher temperatures.  More »

For Noble gas field, Middle East proves most profitable customer

Noble Energy’s first deal to export natural gas from Israel shows that surrounding Middle Eastern countries may be the most lucrative market to unload massive reserves of an offshore field called the Leviathan.  More »

Propane industry makes new push for wider use of fuel (video)

Propane is for more than just your backyard grill, and the companies who sell the fuel are trying to get more Americans to use it.  More »

10 Things to Consider About the Marcellus Shale

If the Marcellus Shale were a country, it would rank 8th in the world in terms of natural gas production, producing more than Saudi Arabia.  More »