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03.18.15

Texas plans to power government vehicles with natural gas

Last week, legislators in Texas introduced State Bill (SB) 12, with the goal of converting as many as 28,000 state vehicles to natural gas and establishing 20 new natural gas fueling stations each year for 10 years.

 

03.18.15

Peoples to give people a break on gas bills

Peoples Natural Gas customers can expect a cut in their monthly bills starting in October, the utility said Tuesday.

 

03.17.15

Gas drillers says Wolf's severance tax plan would force them to overpay while prices are low

Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal to impose a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production could yield hundreds of millions of dollars in extra revenue while prices are at rock bottom, because it would set a floor on the price at which the tax is calculated.

 

03.17.15

Gas drillers says Wolf's severance tax plan would force them to overpay while prices are low

Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal to impose a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production could yield hundreds of millions of dollars in extra revenue while prices are at rock bottom, because it would set a floor on the price at which the tax is calculated.

 

03.16.15

As NC fracking moratorium lifts, Lee County awaits wildcatters

Drilling focus turns to 3 counties at epicenter of N.C. gas resources

 

03.13.15

Emissions by Makers of Energy Level Off

Carbon dioxide emissions from the world's energy producers stalled in 2014, the first time in 40 years of measurement that the level did not increase during a period of economic expansion, according to preliminary estimates from the International Energy Agency.

 

03.13.15

Higher Energy Tax Math Just Doesn't Add Up

As some in Harrisburg work to drastically increase Pennsylvania's energy taxes - a move that will risk shale's broad-based positive benefits and strong record of job growth - it is becoming abundantly and increasingly more clear that their math just doesn't add up.

 

03.11.15

Haynesville Shale Gas Cost Cuts Lure Drillers From Marcellus

Natural gas output from the Haynesville deposit in Louisiana, which lost the crown as the nation's biggest source of gas from shale two years ago, is growing again as drilling costs decline.

 

03.11.15

Wolf's gas tax might generate less money than claimed

The federal government this week projected that natural-gas prices would average about 30 percent less in 2015 than last year. That's great news for consumers, but it presents a challenge for Pennsylvania's new governor.

 

03.11.15

Henry Hub spot gas price down in February

The Henry Hub natural gas spot price averaged $2.87/MMBtu in February, a decline of $0.12/MMBtu from January, the U.S. EIA said in a report on Tuesday.