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Natural Gas - The East Coast's pipeline wars: A cheat sheet

Some of the proposed pipelines have similar names. Many have been in the news for years, while others seem to have sprung from nowhere. They're all accompanied by procedural and legal drama.



Natural Gas Looks Forward To The Winter Season And Drops

huge discoveries in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions of the US and warm temperatures during the winter of 2015/2016 caused the price to fall to the lowest level since 1998 at $1.6110 per MMBtu.



Biomass and waste fuels made up 2% of total U.S. electricity generation in 2016

Biomass and waste fuels generated 2% of US electricity in 2016 (natural gas 34%, coal 30%, nuclear 20%). What makes up biomass and waste fuel?



Exxon, oil giants team up to reduce methane emissions

ExxonMobil Corp. and seven other energy firms have teamed up to tackle natural gas sector greenhouse gas emissions.



Perry says renegotiating NAFTA needed because of U.S. energy bounty

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said it makes sense to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, in part because of the enormous new supply of U.S. oil and gas locked in once-inaccessible shale rocks.



US oil and gas 'resurgence' expected as global demand grows

Oil demand is forecast to keep rising until 2040, with natural gas growing by a sharp 40 percent. U.S. set to become the undisputed leader in crude and gas production.



As Oil Prices Rise, Global Majors Eyeing Mexico's Deep Waters

As the price of oil rises, an international rush is on for Mexico's untapped deep-water riches.



U.S. to Dominate Oil Markets After Biggest Boom in World History

The U.S. will be a dominant force in global oil and gas markets for many years to come as the shale boom becomes the biggest supply surge in history, the International Energy Agency predicted.



Court lifts stay for Williams Atlantic Sunrise natgas pipe

A U.S. federal appeals court on Wednesday lifted a temporary stay of construction on Williams Cos Inc's nearly $3 billion Atlantic Sunrise natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to South Carolina.



Boom! Weekly US crude oil production hits an all-time high

U.S. crude oil production hit an all-time high last week, according to preliminary government data, in another sign of the resilience of American shale drillers.