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10.02.13

Ryder's Natural Gas Fleet Surpasses 15 Million Miles

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, has achieved a significant milestone with its fleet of 320 natural gas vehicles surpassing 15 million miles.

 

10.01.13

2014 Chevrolet Cruze: Gasoline, Diesel, Now Natural Gas (Bi-Fuel Conversion)

Talk about covering your bases. The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze is already available with gasoline and diesel engines, and soon it will add compressed natural gas (CNG) to its resume--albeit as an aftermarket conversion.

 

10.01.13

Hydraulic Fracturing Sites Can Be Used For Greenhouse Gas Storage

A University of Virginia engineering professor has proposed a novel approach for keeping waste carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. According to his paper, shale gas hydraulic fracturing sites can be effectively used for greenhouse gas storage, opening a possible way to harvest shale gas without contributing to climate change.

 

09.27.13

How to apply for contracting on Consol's airport drilling

If you want to work with Consol Energy Inc. as it starts to develop the natural gas resources at the Pittsburgh International Airport, the route to a contract is the same as supplying any of the company's other operations.

 

09.26.13

KOEZ approved for site of proposed cracker plant

The Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone on the site of Shell Oil Co.'s proposed $2.5 billion petrochemical plant is now a reality.

 

09.26.13

Natural gas companies discuss changes in market supplies at shale conference

In 2008, when U.S. natural gas demand outstripped supply, National Fuel Gas officials looked toward securing gas from the Arctic, Gulf of Mexico, Canada and the Rocky Mountains, wondering how it would provide gas for its customers.

 

09.25.13

CNG filling stations coming to I-79 corridor in W.Va., Pa.

IGS Energy opened its first compressed natural gas fueling station in Bridgeport, W.Va., as part of a plan to offer the alternative fuel along the I-79 corridor between west central West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania.

 

09.25.13

Stark Business Journal: Republic Steel steps up to meet demand

Demand has Republic Steel expanding locally and in Lorain. The company is midway through an $85 million expansion in Lorain and has a $15 million project underway at its Eighth Street complex.

 

09.23.13

Expert: State's gas industry remains strong

The average gas well in the Marcellus Shale is producing about the three times the amount of a well in the Barnett Shale in Texas, according to an industry expert.

 

09.23.13

Boom in energy production sends US shipyards into overdrive

The Great American Energy Boom is having a major ripple effect on the shipbuilding industry, which thanks to a 1920s maritime law, is busier than it has been in decades.