Category: Natural gas

Natural gas vehicles show ‘phenomenal growth’ in China

When it comes to running vehicles on natural gas, China appears more interested than the United States.  More »

Crude oil drops after big jump over Ukraine crisis

The price of crude oil dropped sharply Tuesday after a big jump the day before over concern that Russia’s military advance into Ukraine could result in economic sanctions against one of the world’s major energy suppliers.  More »

Oil prices spike on Russia sanctions fears

U.S. crude for April delivery gained $2.33 to close at $104.92 a barrel.  More »

Report: Marcellus growth not peaking any time soon

Natural gas production from the booming Marcellus Shale will represent nearly a quarter of U.S. production by 2015, according to a new report published this morning by analysts at Morningstar.  More »

Natural gas advances a second day on frigid start to March

Natural gas advanced for a second day in New York on speculation that a frigid start to March will erode stockpiles of the heating fuel that already are at 10-year seasonal lows.  More »

Exterran to buy Chesapeake assets for $360M

Natural gas services contractor Exterran Partners said Friday it plans to buy hundreds of midstream compression units from Chesapeake Energy for $360 million.  More »

Researchers: Natural gas vehicles will see rapid rise globally through 2023

The number of light-duty vehicles running on natural gas will more than double over the next decade to 39.8 million traveling on roads worldwide, according to a new report by research firm Navigant.  More »

Oil and natural gas down slightly; pump prices up

Energy markets were relatively tame Wednesday, with both oil and natural gas showing small declines. Benchmark U.S. crude for April delivery slipped 19 cents to close at $102.40 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Natural gas futures fell 3 cents to $4.51 per 1,000 cubic feet as weather forecasts indicate households won’t have […]  More »

Oil gains as U.S. supplies rise less than expected

Crude for April delivery rose 76 cents to $102.59 a barrel.  More »

Oil and natural gas fall on weather forecasts

Crude for April delivery dropped 99 cents to close at $101.83 a barrel.  More »

Manufacturing boom needs workers, reforms

The energy boom has led to a surge in manufacturing plant openings and announcements, but that growth is being endangered by politics, the president of the nation’s manufacturing lobbying group said Tuesday in Houston.  More »

GE to funnel billions into oil field technology

GE on Monday announced it was boosting its spending on projects to harness the power of carbon dioxide and natural gas in the oilfield.  More »