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California’s Multi-State Grid Proposal Suggests Reducing Fossil Fuel Dependence, Including NatGas

California’s Multi-State Grid Proposal Suggests Reducing Fossil Fuel Dependence, Including NatGas

California’s grid operator on Tuesday issued a 12-volume, 688-page tome analyzing various scenarios to create a multi-state, regional electricity market that would continue to phase out the use of fossil fuels, including natural gas, for power generation.

July 13, 2016

Oklahoma Firm Eyes Dry Shale Gas-to-Diesel Plants

A Tulsa, OK-based synfuel technology company has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an unnamed shale gas exploration and production (E&P) company to study the feasibility of a plant for turning natural gas into diesel.

July 17, 2013

Wyoming Wants More Time on Haze; Gets Kudos on Water Tests

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead last Thursday urged the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to allow more time for comments on its proposed Regional Haze Plan, noting the federal agency only recently revised the proposal and that change would deny Wyoming’s plan to improve viewsheds in favor of a federal plan.

June 18, 2013

NatGas Burn by Power Gens Growing, Say ISOs, RTOs

Natural gas has become the fuel of choice of power generators operating in the seven independent system operators (ISO) and regional transmission organizations (RTO) across the nation, and demand is expected to grow.

May 20, 2013

ISOs, RTOs Tell FERC Gas Burn by Power Gens Growing

Natural gas has become the fuel of choice of power generators operating in the seven independent system operators (ISO) and regional transmission organizations (RTO) across the nation, and demand is expected to grow.

May 17, 2013
Mexican Political Reforms Could Unlock Southern Eagle Ford Shale

Mexican Political Reforms Could Unlock Southern Eagle Ford Shale

There could be increased bilateral cooperation between the United States and Mexico in several energy sectors, including development of the Eagle Ford Shale south of the border, depending on developments in Mexico’s latest reform government, according to an expert on Mexican policy.

March 15, 2013

Shale Gas, Liquids Growth Impacting Global Balances

The “reality and potential” of expanding natural gas and liquids from shale continues to have a dramatic impact on the regional and global balances for the two resource streams, PIRA Energy Group said in a new report. The energy consultant released its Annual Scenario Planning Guidebook in “the most uncertain economic environment in decades,” the New York City-based firm stated.

March 4, 2013

Shale Gas, Liquids Growth Reality Impacting Global Balances

The “reality and potential” of expanding natural gas and liquids from shale continues to have a dramatic impact on the regional and global balances for both economies, PIRA Energy Group said Monday in a new report.

February 26, 2013
Canada Oilsands Industry in Need of New Markets

Canada Oilsands Industry in Need of New Markets

A glut of light oil supplies from tight oil fields into the Midwest has depressed regional prices, making it imperative for Canada’s oilsands producers to find alternative markets for their product, consultancy IHS CERA said in a Jan. 14 report.

January 15, 2013

Land Trust Completes Wyoming Oil/Gas Lease Deal

With an eleventh-hour donation, a regional unit of the national Trust for Public Land (TPL) said Wednesday it completed an $8.75 million transaction with Plains Exploration and Production Co. (PXP) to acquire and retire oil and natural gas leases in the Wyoming Range.

January 3, 2013
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