Tagged: natural gas

Natural Gas Surpasses Coal as Biggest US Electricity Source

by Associated Press 7/13/2015 12:59 pm

Natural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electric power generation for the first time ever earlier this spring, a milestone that has been in the making for years as the price of gas slides and new regulations make coal more risky for power generators.

Unions, Environmentalists to Fix Gas Leaks Amid Natural Gas Boom

by Associated Press 12/9/2013 2:18 pm

Unions and environmentalists have found one point of agreement in the bitter debate over the natural gas drilling boom: fixing leaky old pipelines that threaten public health and the environment. It's a huge national effort that could cost $82 billion.

44 Percent Rise in U.S. Natural Gas Projected

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/15/2013 12:00 am

The federal government predicts a 44 percent increase in natural gas production from 2011 through 2040. The projections come from the “Annual Energy Outlook 2013” produced by the U.S. Energy Information Administration and released in April.

Promotion of Natural Gas as Fuel Benefits Arkansans (Michael J. Callan Commentary)

by Michael J. Callan 6/24/2013 12:00 am

The environment, economic development and transportation are issues each state legislature and governor must address. Recently, Arkansas lawmakers approached three questions: How can Arkansas improve air quality, lower fuel costs and support homegrown industry? They found the answer to those questions right below their feet in abundant supply — natural gas.

Study: Natural Gas Exports Would Help Economy

by Associated Press 12/5/2012 4:25 pm

Exporting natural gas would benefit the U.S. economy even if it led to higher domestic prices for the fuel, according to a study commissioned by the Energy Department.