State environmental officials and expert firefighters brought in by Chevron monitored a burning Marcellus Shale natural gas well, where a worker employed by Houston-based Cameron International was missing.
Requiring the use of carbon capture and sequestration technologies at coal-fired power plants could increase the wholesale price of electricity between 70 percent and 80 percent, an Energy Department official said.
As oil prices have climbed and natural gas prices have fallen, operators have increasingly moved to the lucrative plays – a trend that the U.S. Energy Information Administration has mapped out over time.
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