In an unprecedented move, and a surprise for the oil and natural gas industry, the Trump administration is reportedly planning to order the nation’s grid operators to purchase electricity or power generation capacity from struggling coal and nuclear plants, citing national security.
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Natural gas has played and will continue to play a critical role in power generation within the United States, regardless of what the Trump administration does with the Clean Power Plan (CPP), according to a new study conducted by Pace Global and commissioned by the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA).
Natural gas is expected to play a larger role in the nation’s energy future, but the industry must overcome opposition to building pipelines in areas that need them the most, and it needs to address its aging workforce by getting more children and young people interested in pursuing careers in the field.
Dena E. Wiggins, a veteran proponent of natural gas industrial customers, is moving over to serve producers as president and CEO of the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA). Wiggins was elected by the NGSA board of directors recently and will join NGSA in late February.