Puzzle

California Study Ties Fracking to Seismic Activity

While California state officials are mulling new regulations related to oil and natural gas drilling, including hydraulic fracturing (fracking), a Stanford-connected engineering researcher/consultant has completed an updated analysis on some earlier work cautioning that fracking can induce seismic activity in geologically active areas, such as some of California’s old producing fields.

January 18, 2013

COGA Participants Urged to Join Climate Change Debate

The natural gas industry can play a key role in solving the world’s climate change puzzle, but time is running out for the industry to step into the breech, according to Tim Wirth, president of the United Nations Foundation and a former U.S. senator from Colorado.

July 13, 2009

COGA Participants Urged to Join Climate Change Debate

The natural gas industry can play a key role in solving the world’s climate change puzzle, but time is running out for the industry to step into the breech, according to Tim Wirth, president of the United Nations Foundation and a former U.S. senator from Colorado.

July 10, 2009

Overthrust Seeks Approval for its Piece of Rockies Express Project

Another piece of the giant puzzle known as the Rockies Express Pipeline LLC Project is falling into place. Questar Corp.’s Overthrust Pipeline has filed an application at FERC seeking authorization to build a nearly 80-mile extension that would be the westernmost end of the Rockies Express project, a 1,663-mile, 42-inch diameter pipeline that would transport Rocky Mountain gas supplies to markets in the Midwest and East.

July 31, 2006

Husky Considering CNG Transport for White Rose Gas

Finding a proven, economical way to move natural gas onshore from far out in the North Atlantic has long been a puzzle for the Canadian oil and gas industry, but Husky Energy Inc. may be close to finalizing an agreement to use compressed natural gas (CNG) tankers to transport gas reserves from its White Rose oil prospect, an executive told a Calgary audience last week.

August 25, 2005

Soaring Prices Puzzle Many; Northeast Hits $8-Plus

Thursday’s explosion of prices in which gains ranged from about 30 cents to 90 cents (Algonquin citygate) left quite a few traders befuddled and groping for an explanation. Several were able to offer suggestions about potential contributing factors, but added that they didn’t believe their suggestion alone rationalized the big gains. “Beats me” was the essence of most answers.

December 19, 2003