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  • The battle over fracking is not done
    The battle over fracking is not done
    The just past midday temperature was approximately 9 degrees on January 21, 2015 in Binghamton, New York. But the cold temperatures did nothing to stop roughly 100 pro-fracking supporters from gathering in front of the State Building to protest...
  • Public hearing on Proposed Port Ambrose LNG
    Say No to Port Ambrose LNG, Yes to Offshore Wind - Deadline is March 16
    The clock is ticking down – you have until March 16, 2015 – to offer comment on whether the Maritime Administration should grant a license to the proposed Port Ambrose Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) processing facility planned for 16...
  • Fracking causing earthquakes and other hazards
    Fracking causing earthquakes and other hazards
    The recent earthquakes near Irving, Texas have caused a heated debate about the fracking issue. The statistics vary from report to report, but there have been at least a dozen earthquakes in the last two months all near the Barnet Shale fracking...
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    12 Bakken Natural Gas Quotes You Need To Know
    The future is looking bright for natural gas and value-added in the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota. Here is a look at some of the topDave McCurdy, President and CEO of the American Gas Association (AGA)“And I do speak around the world...
  • ECOPOLITICS
    California green power delusions
    Our electric power supplies are largely taken for granted. We turn a switch on, and go about our family, leisure and business activities. But, behind that switch is a vast, complex and vulnerable network of critical infrastructure that is...
  • Pipeline Safety
    Pipeline Safety
    Pipelines that carry natural gas, electricity, phone cables, internet wiring,water, sewage,and many other types of materials are buried underground throughout the United States of America.You can find pipelines buried in commercial, industrial,...
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    Why New York, Ohio and Alabama could be the next Saudi Arabia
    EditorialThe Iranians continually rattle sabers and threaten to close the Straights of Hormuz.Many estimate that would cause crude oil to go from $100 to $300 a barrel.Umm... and that would do what exactly to the cost of a gallon of gas?So America...
  • Russia's new gas exchange could lead to energy pricing outside the dollar
    Russia's new gas exchange could lead to energy pricing outside the dollar
    On Oct. 24, Russia launched a new and independent natural gas exchange that will reside in St. Petersburg, and will make the facility the largest market for natural gas trading in all of Europe. Known as the St. Petersburg International Mercantile...
  • Putin sees potential for winter gas shutdown if Ukraine continues energy theft
    Putin sees potential for winter gas shutdown if Ukraine continues energy theft
    On October 16, Russian President Vladimir Putin attended an Asian-Euro Summit that was being held in Milan, Italy to discuss oil, natural gas, and other economic topics important to both continental leaderships. And as the talks began to focus on...
  • An Autumn storm system will bring a combination of wind, rain, and thunderstorms early next week
    Autumn storm to bring wind, rain, and thunderstorms to Chicago early next week
    A potent Autumn storm system is set to impact the Midwest USA early next week.Cyclogenesis will occur and quickly consolidate near the Texas Panhandle and move northeastward towards northern Illinois by Monday. A strong low level jet, sheer, and...
  • Russia threatens to shut off gas to Europe after it was funneled back to Ukraine
    Russia threatens to shut off gas to Europe after it was funneled back to Ukraine
    Geo-politics and national alliances can often make nation states do things that often backfire, and potentially bring disaster to their own peoples and economies. Poland discovered this recently when Russia cut shipments of natural gas to the...
  • U. S. Natural Gas Marketed Production 1900 to 2012.
    Study proves natural gas will not reduce CO2 emissions
    Natural gas has been promoted by some environmentalists and the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency as a more environmentally friendly source of electricity than coal. A new study conducted by Christine Shearer, a postdoctoral scholar in Earth...
  • Geary family
    Farm family fights Keystone-sized pipeline on their land
    A Virginia family is fighting to keep its 43-year-old farm from being gashed by a gas pipeline wider than Keystone XL.AsWatchdog.orgreported last week, landowners in central Virginia are staring down the barrel of a massive natural-gas line...
  • Fracking
    Methane flare burning adds to long list if fracking evils
    It’s bad enough the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) process uses massive amounts of chemical-laden water shot under extreme pressure into rock formations to force out shale gas that frequently contaminates nearby water sources and harms...
  • Fugitive methane emissions at natural gas wellheads
    Researchers, government reveal seamy side of natural gas boom
    According to a White House press call, President Obama will issue a block of executive actions on Tuesday to tackle the increasing problem of methane leaks ("fugitive emissions") from natural gas pipelines. These leaks have been found to...