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Low Shale Gas Prices Aiding Power Market

Due to the expanding shale gas development that has lowered prices, gas-fired generation has become increasingly competitive with coal-fired generation in some eastern U.S. markets, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said Tuesday.

June 13, 2011

EIA: Shale Gives Low-Priced Gas a Leg Up in Generation Market

Due to the expanding shale gas development that has lowered prices, gas-fired generation has become increasingly competitive with coal-fired generation in some eastern U.S. markets, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said Tuesday.

June 9, 2011

Transit Buses Provide Fuel Competition, Study Reveals

With a general perception that it is a cleaner industry relative to individual motor vehicles, the mass transit industry is increasingly the competitive battleground for transportation fuel providers — traditional gasoline and diesel, along with the upcoming alternatives, such as natural gas, biofuels and hybrid electric technology. Within the sector, some options are cleaner than others, according to a research report by Boulder, CO-based Pike Research LLC.

May 17, 2011

ICF Official: Shale Accounts for Half of U.S. Rig Activity

Shale development currently accounts for about half of the total rigs targeting natural gas development in the United States, a top executive with ICF International said.

March 2, 2011

API Attacks Proposal to Alter Tax Rules on Producers’ Foreign Revenue

U.S. producers would lose their competitive edge with foreign producers on many international energy development projects if the long-standing rules on taxing foreign income are revised, according to a new study commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute (API).

February 10, 2011

Shales Helping Drive Ethane Supply Growth

Growing natural gas liquids (NGL) production — particularly that of ethane — is a positive story for the petrochemical industry as well as oil and gas producers. However, talk of an NGL glut is growing louder as the industry continues to grow production — particularly from liquids-rich shale plays — and build out infrastructure. Opinions vary on what is to come.

October 27, 2010

Happy Gas Buyers Need Reliability, Competitive Prices

They find it more at citygates rather than state borders, and the “it” is both reliability and competitive prices for wholesale natural gas supplies, according to natural gas purchasing executives who spoke last Wednesday at the “LDC Forum: Rockies and the West” conference in Los Angeles.

October 18, 2010

Gas Buyers Talk Reliability, Prices First; Shale Added Topic

They find it more at citygates rather than state borders, and the “it” is both reliability and competitive prices for wholesale natural gas supplies, according to natural gas purchasing executives who spoke last Wednesday at the “LDC Forum: Rockies and the West” conference in Los Angeles.

October 18, 2010

GasMart 2010: Tell the Gas Story, Anadarko VP Says

Natural gas is clean and price-competitive with other fuels, and it’s abundance in the United States will alter geopolitics and can erode the influence of oil cartels. Additionally gas-fired power generation and gas-powered vehicles can complement renewable energy and clear the air. That’s the story the industry needs to tell to lawmakers and consumers, according to Brad Boister, Anadarko Energy Services Corp. vice president of gas marketing.

May 17, 2010

Anadarko Executive: Tell the Gas Story

Natural gas is clean and price-competitive with other fuels, and it’s abundance in the United States will alter geopolitics and can erode the influence of oil cartels. Additionally gas-fired power generation and gas-powered vehicles can complement renewable energy and clear the air. That’s the story the industry needs to tell to lawmakers and consumers, according to Brad Boister, Anadarko Energy Services Corp. vice president of gas marketing.

May 13, 2010