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January 19, 2015

How to Secure Jobs in the Booming Natural Gas Industry

By 2035, natural gas will surpass coal as the largest source of U.S. electricity generation, according to a forecast by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Natural gas production continues to rise and is projected to grow by 56 percent from 2012 to 2014.
November 17, 2014

The Northeast Invests in Greater Access to Natural Gas

Six New England governors announced a cooperative initiative in January 2014 to expand the capacity of natural gas pipelines in the region, as well as to develop access to renewable power sources like electrical transmission lines. As a result, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine and Rhode Island will collaborate […]
October 23, 2014

Energy Transportations

Energy must be transported. It’s unavoidable as long as the consumers of energy don’t live at the energy source. There are different forms of energy. Electricity is commonly transported via high voltage transmission lines, while oil and gas are typically transported via pipeline, but also by rail or tanker trucks.
August 25, 2014

Economic Impact of Investment in Pipeline Infrastructure

U.S. Movement Toward Natural Gas It’s no surprise, we talk about it frequently on this blog, energy demands are increasing and energy producers are scrambling to fulfill that need. Although traditionally, coal has been the main source for electricity generation, natural gas is fast emerging as the lead contender in […]
July 14, 2014

Frigid Temperatures’ Affects on Natural Gas Consumption and Pricing

How Does Weather Affect Natural Gas? It should come as no surprise last winter’s extreme cold temperatures had an impact on natural gas consumption and pricing. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released the Short Term Energy Outlook (STEO) for February 2014, which details the impact on the U.S. natural […]
July 2, 2014

The Debate Over Natural Gas Exports

The debate over natural gas exports has grown contentious. Here is a look at both sides of the argument.
June 23, 2014

Pickens: Reduce Dependency, Don’t Ban Exports

In a senate hearing, whether or not to lift bans on crude oil exports, Pickens says to reduce dependency, don't ban exports.
June 9, 2014

Will Natural Gas Become Mainstream in Automobiles?

Will we see mainstream usage of natural gas in automobiles? Many factors point to yes.
May 28, 2014

The Impact of Natural Gas on Energy Production

Natural Gas Production on the Rise The increase in domestic natural gas production has caused underground storage inventories to hit the mark of 3.929 Tcf (trillion cubic feet), and prices to hit a 10-year lowest mark of $1.82 /MMBtu (per million Btu). It is not as unthinkable as it once […]
March 10, 2014

Natural Gas and It’s Ripple Effect on Domestic Manufacturing

The steel and natural gas industries have a symbiotic relationship, and the outlook for both is very positive. This in turn will have a ripple effect on domestic manufacturing. Steel requires energy for it’s production, and natural gas, being cheaper than coal, is good for steel. In turn, natural gas requires steel for pipelines and casing.