What Blackouts? Californian Climate Fanatics Demand All Electric Homes

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Because we all know how reliable Californian electricity is. No more fire in the kitchen: Cities are banning natural gas in homes to save the planetElizabeth WeiseUSA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO – Fix global warming or cook dinner on a gas stove?That’s the choice for people in 13 cities and one county in California that…

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Predictions are Hard, Especially About the Future

Gasoline vs Electric Vehicle Future Fuel Costs This was originally a comment on David Middleton’s post, https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/10/31/the-oil-age-is-doing-just-fine-bloomberg-new-energy-finance-notwithstanding/ The original comment was from Detengineer, in reply to another comment from Mark, so the 2nd paragraph is directed at Mark, not David. Detegineer goes into very good detailed calculations, on replacing ICE with EVs. Mod. I think…

ExxonMobil & Chevron Eviscerate Democrat Frac’ing Ban Fantasies

Guest “that was easy” by David Middleton Like most Bloomberg energy articles, this is very stupidly written… Starting off with the headline that implies that “Warren’s fracking ban” is something more than a fantasy… PoliticsExxon, Chevron Begin Pushing Back Against Warren’s Fracking BanBy Kevin CrowleyNovember 1, 2019 America’s two biggest oil companies are starting to…

Cuomo orders utility to pump imaginary natural gas

From HOT AIR There’s been a standoff between New York City and utility company National Grid going on since May of this year. As you may recall, plans for a new natural gas pipeline from New Jersey were killed off by the state government under pressure from environmental activists. As a result, National Grid wound…

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Liz Warren Is Introducing A New Bill Blocking Natural Gas Exports

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter October 09, 2019 2:00 PM ET Massachusetts’ past reliance on Russian natural gas to keep citizens warm in the winter could cause some damage to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whose presidential campaign is tied to the anti-fracking movement. Warren is introducing a bill Wednesday with fellow Massachusetts Democrat,…

USGS: Marcellus/Utica Natural Gas Resource Has Nearly Doubled Since 2012

Guest cheer leading by David Middleton USGS Estimates 214 trillion Cubic Feet of Natural Gas in Appalachian Basin Formations Release Date: OCTOBER 3, 2019 The Marcellus Shale and Point Pleasant-Utica Shale formations of the Appalachian Basin contain an estimated mean of 214 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous resources of natural gas, according…

Florida’s Natural Gas Boom

Guest cheer leading by David Middleton Florida has led the nation in the addition of natural gas-fired electricity generation capacity over the past decade, by a very wide margin. SEPTEMBER 9, 2019Natural gas-fired power generation has grown in Florida, displacing coal Florida added nearly 16 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale natural gas-fired electric generation between 2008 and…