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02.07.17

Pennsylvania DEP seeks comments on proposed methane emissions rules

Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection opened a 45-day public comment period on Feb. 4 on two general permits and revisions to an air quality permit exemption for reducing methane and other pollutants at well sites and compressor stations associated with natural gas drilling and transportation. Comments will be accepted until Mar. 21, it said.

 

01.27.17

TransCanada makes new application for Keystone XL

Trump directed the State Department and other agencies to make a decision within 60 days of a final application. He also declared that a 2014 environmental study satisfies required reviews under environmental and endangered species laws.

 

01.20.17

An America First Energy Plan

WhiteHouse.gov site posts "An America First Energy Plan" on website shortly after President Trump's taking office (on inauguration day).

 

01.18.17

Without More Pipelines, Scary Economic Scenarios Become Real

Energy costs are "affordable" up until a certain point. That tipping point, experts agree, is when costs exceed 6 percent of a household's income.

 

01.16.17

Coal lost hold as dominant energy source in 2016

Nuclear power accounted for the third largest share of electricity generation in 2016, at 20 percent. Renewables, like wind and solar power, accounted for only 8 percent, although they were the fastest growing energy sources.

 

01.13.17

Embrace and Harness the U.S. Energy Renaissance

[A] sea-change is needed in the way Washington approaches American oil and natural gas abundance. It's critically important for consumers, the U.S. economy and our country's security.

 

01.12.17

Gas industry talks pipelines, bird flu, at the Farm Show

Pennsylvania's natural gas pipeline building boom is happening mostly in rural areas, which is one of the reasons representatives from the oil and gas industry were at the 101st Farm Show in Harrisburg this week.

 

01.06.17

U.S. gasoline prices in 2016 were the lowest since 2004

U.S. regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.14 per gallon (gal) in 2016, 29 cents/gal (12%) less than in 2015 and the lowest annual average price since 2004. Lower crude oil prices in 2015 were the main cause of lower gasoline prices.

 

01.05.17

EIA: US to become net energy exporter in outlook to 2050

According to the US Energy Information Administration's Annual Energy Outlook 2017, the US will become a net energy exporter in most cases as petroleum liquid imports fall and natural gas exports rise.

 

01.05.17

Infrastructure crisis is a golden opportunity

As veterans, we know that some of our brothers and sisters in uniform struggle to find purpose or a new career after their separation from the military. The fact is that veterans have the skills and background necessary to do these jobs... We can hit both proverbial birds with this infrastructure improvement stone.