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Jeremiah Shelor

Jeremiah Shelor joined NGI in 2015 after covering business and politics for The Exponent Telegram in Clarksburg, WV. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Literary Nonfiction from West Virginia University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Virginia Tech.

Obama Mum On NatGas in Final State of the Union

Obama Mum On NatGas in Final State of the Union

In his final State of the Union address Tuesday, President Obama touted America’s success in developing renewables like wind and solar but, unlike previous speeches, omitted any reference to the role of natural gas in securing the nation’s energy future.

January 13, 2016
Obama Praises Renewables, But Not Shale Development, in Final State of the Union

Obama Praises Renewables, But Not Shale Development, in Final State of the Union

In his final State of the Union address Tuesday, President Obama touted America’s success in developing renewables like wind and solar but, unlike previous speeches, omitted any reference to the role of natural gas or unconventional drilling in securing the nation’s energy future.

January 13, 2016
EIA Forecasts Modest Gains For Henry Hub In 2017, Exports to Sustain Production

EIA Forecasts Modest Gains For Henry Hub In 2017, Exports to Sustain Production

Debuting its 2017 forecasts with the release of the Short-Term Energy Outlook Tuesday, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said it expects modest price increases for natural gas to arrive next year as the market slowly adjusts to the current oversupply.

January 13, 2016
EIA Forecasts Modest Gains For Oil, NatGas Benchmarks In 2017

EIA Forecasts Modest Gains For Oil, NatGas Benchmarks In 2017

Debuting its 2017 forecasts with the release of its Short-Term Energy Outlook Tuesday, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) is projecting modest gains for both crude oil and natural gas benchmarks to arrive next year as the market slowly adjusts to the current oversupply.

January 12, 2016
NatGas Drives U.S. Wholesale Electric Rates Down In 2015, EIA Says

NatGas Drives U.S. Wholesale Electric Rates Down In 2015, EIA Says

Thanks to cheaper natural gas, wholesale power prices for on-peak hours declined year/year at major trading hubs across the United States in 2015, according to a note published Monday by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

January 11, 2016

Production From Major Shale Plays Expected to Decline Through February, EIA says

Natural gas production from the seven major U.S. unconventional shale plays is projected to decline through February, with the Marcellus and Eagle Ford expected to see the biggest drops, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) updated Drilling Productivity Report released Monday.

January 11, 2016

EPA Science Review Panel Questions Conclusion of Study on Fracking, Drinking Water

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) has taken issue with EPA’s conclusion in last year’s landmark report that found hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has had no “widespread, systemic impacts” to drinking water, opening the door for renewed public debate on the subject.

January 8, 2016
NatGas Moves to Front of Oil Lobby’s Climate Strategy

NatGas Moves to Front of Oil Lobby’s Climate Strategy

Following a number of headline-grabbing attacks on oil companies’ climate change policies in 2015, American Petroleum Institute (API) President Jack Gerard’s remarks to kick off 2016 suggest the lobbying group’s rhetoric is evolving to recast the role of fossil fuels — and natural gas in particular — in the climate debate.

January 8, 2016

FERC Defends Cove Point Approval in Appeals Court

Defending its 2014 approval of Dominion Cove Point LNG Liquefaction Project’s export terminal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit this week, FERC roundly dismissed a claim from several conservation groups that its environmental assessment did not properly consider how the project could lead to increases in unconventional natural gas drilling.

January 7, 2016
Oil Lobby Rhetoric Evolves to Focus on Climate, NatGas

Oil Lobby Rhetoric Evolves to Focus on Climate, NatGas

Following on a number of headline-grabbing attacks on oil companies’ climate change policies in 2015, American Petroleum Institute (API) President Jack Gerard’s remarks to kick off 2016 suggest the lobbying group’s rhetoric is evolving to recast the role of fossil fuels — and natural gas in particular — in the climate debate.

January 7, 2016