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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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…

Shale Gas: Penn State Researchers Rediscover Circular Reasoning

Guest “are you fracking kidding me?” by David Middleton Researchers unearth cost-effective method for finding shale gasNew method approximates available gas in untapped areas of Marcellus Shale region using well production data David KubarekSeptember 03, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new method for exploring natural gas in the Marcellus Shale, developed by Penn State…

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Greens Scrambling to Demonize the Climate Impacts of Natural Gas

Guest essay by Eric Worrall In the face of the embarrassing failure of European renewables to reduce CO2 emissions, greens appear to be ramping up attacks on the alleged climate impacts of natural gas. America’s liquefied natural gas boom may be on a collision course with climate changeBy Matt Egan, CNN BusinessUpdated 2301 GMT (0701 HKT) July…