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Deputy Premier Will Be British Columbia’s LNG Czar

British Columbia’s Liberal government has kept an election promise to elevate liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to a top priority by creating a ministry dedicated to developing the trade and giving the job to a senior cabinet member.

June 11, 2013
First of Several Fracking Bills Passes California Senate

First of Several Fracking Bills Passes California Senate

Even as an administrative process is ongoing to hammer out new state rules on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) by oil/gas regulators, the California Senate on Thursday passed on a 27-11 vote a measure (SB 4) to cover chemical disclosure requirements and public notice before fracking can take place. It drew short, at the industry’s urging, of placing any moratorium on the practice for an interim period.

June 3, 2013

LNG’s Opportunity in Transportation to Grow, Consultant Says

Favorable price spreads for U.S. produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) will continue for some time creating an opportunity for LNG to grow in importance in the long-haul trucking sector and other stationary operations, such as oil/gas drilling operations, according to Pace Global, a Fairfax, VA-based energy management consulting business that is part of Siemens.

June 3, 2013

Shale Revolution to Keep NatGas Prices ‘Historically Low’

The North American shale revolution “is now deeply entrenched,” and is expected to keep natural gas prices at “historically low prices for some time,” creating both long-term benefits and hardships for a variety of sectors and companies, according to a report issued by Moody’s Investor Services last week.

May 20, 2013

Shale Advantage to Stay in North America, Moody’s Says

The North American shale revolution “is now deeply entrenched,” and is expected to keep natural gas prices at “historically low prices for some time,” creating both long-term benefits and hardships for a variety of sectors and companies, according to a report issued by Moody’s Investor Services on Monday.

May 14, 2013

Shale Revolution to Keep NatGas Prices ‘Historically Low’

The North American shale revolution “is now deeply entrenched,” and is expected to keep natural gas prices at “historically low prices for some time,” creating both long-term benefits and hardships for a variety of sectors and companies, according to a report issued by Moody’s Investor Services on Monday.

May 14, 2013

Big Names, Big Plans for LNG Fueling

Major players in manufacturing, transportation and energy are creating more buzz for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the transportation sector.

April 22, 2013

Boost Natural Gas Use, ‘Kiss OPEC Goodbye,’ Says Hofmeister

Developing domestic gas resources could boost gross domestic product by 5% a year for the next 40 years, creating more jobs and powering the economy, says a former Shell Oil Co. chief.

April 15, 2013

Boost Natural Gas Use, ‘Kiss OPEC Goodbye,’ Says Hofmeister

Developing domestic gas resources could boost gross domestic product by 5% a year for the next 40 years, creating more jobs and powering the economy, says a former Shell Oil Co. chief.

April 9, 2013

Pennsylvania DEP Paves Way for Use of Acid Mine Water in Fracking

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has finalized the process it will use for encouraging and reviewing proposals to use mine-influenced water, such as acid mine drainage, in oil and gas extraction operations from shale formations.

January 14, 2013
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