Manufacturing

Appalachian Oil/Gas Services Terminal Being Marketed to Manufacturers, Potential Power Plants

A property developer that purchased the former Ormet Corp. aluminum smelting plant straddling Ohio and West Virginia for conversion into a large-scale port and central service terminal for the oil and natural gas industry is now marketing the site to manufacturers and power plant developers.

March 7, 2016
Shale Gas to Sustain Positive Impacts in U.S. Manufacturing to 2040, Says PwC

Shale Gas to Sustain Positive Impacts in U.S. Manufacturing to 2040, Says PwC

As natural gas development in U.S. shale fields continues to mature, its positive effects on domestic manufacturing are expected to escalate over the next 25 years, PwC US said Thursday.

December 12, 2014
Continuing E&P Environmental Footprint Reduction Key for NatGas Growth, DOE’s Moniz Says

Continuing E&P Environmental Footprint Reduction Key for NatGas Growth, DOE’s Moniz Says

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, who has characterized natural gas as a “low-carbon bridge to a zero-carbon” future, appeared to disagree with an interviewer positing that gas was “just a bridge to more natural gas,” and reiterated the Obama administration’s commitment to an all-of-the-above energy strategy.

October 7, 2014

Change Pervades NGV Sector Led by Westport Engine

It has been a busy September for the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector, led by the still-evolving timeline on a decision by Vancouver, BC-based Westport Innovations on when to end production of its venerable 15-liter NGV truck engine that has been a centerpiece of its more than a decade-long involvement in natural gas transportation. The company already is working on an up-to-date model with newer and better technology.

September 30, 2013

Steel Tube Plant Coming to Haynesville Country

Ground was broken Monday for a $975 million steel steel tube manufacturing project at The Port of Caddo-Bossier in Shreveport, LA, which is in Haynesville Shale Country. Some of the plant’s output will serve the U.S. oil and gas industry in southern and Midwestern states.

September 17, 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
Export of NGLs Will Bolster Gas Production, Analysts Say

Export of NGLs Will Bolster Gas Production, Analysts Say

Natural gas liquids (NGL) account for a significant portion of what many international organizations refer to as “oil production” from the United States, according to analysts from the Brookings Institution.

April 10, 2013

CNG Speeds Activity in Transportation

Compressed natural gas (CNG) continues to gain attention in the transportation fleet, fuel and vehicle sectors, as well as more integration in the states.

February 25, 2013

Audi to Pursue Hydrogen, Synthetic Gas for Vehicles

Audi AG held a topping-out ceremony recently for a new plant in Germany that will be the world’s first manufacturing facility for producing synthetic methane, or “e-gas,” along with renewable electricity. The facility is scheduled to begin operations early in 2013 and begin feeding e-gas into the local natural gas distribution network by summer.

December 31, 2012
U.S. Unconventional Development Spreading Wealth Across Country

U.S. Unconventional Development Spreading Wealth Across Country

Economic contributions from unconventional development mostly are driven by the 16 states with oil and natural gas production, but a “significant portion” comes from states with no production, according to a state-by-state analysis by IHS Inc.

December 24, 2012