Tag Archives: Natural Gas

When Your ‘Goal’ is not really Your Goal

It’s a massive “tell”: The Kyoto goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions was never the global warming crowd’s true goal.

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‘Fracknation’ Seeks the Fracking Truth

Fracknation, a new documentary film by investigative journalist Phelim McAleer, Ann McElhinney and Magda Segieda premieres Tuesday night, January 22 at 9:00 PM EST on AXS-TV (click for cable and satellite access info). In FrackNation journalist Phelim McAleer faces threats, … Continue reading


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LNG and Natural Gas Exports: A Primer

Natural gas exports were unthinkable five years ago, but the shale gas revolution means more supply and lower prices. Cheniere Energy and others plan to export LNG, but political opposition looms. Continue reading

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‘We have more oil and natural gas than anyone thought possible even 5 years ago.’

The domestic oil and gas supply picture is better than it’s been in a generation, and it’s getting better every day. That’s not my opinion; it’s also the conclusion of Adam Sieminski, chief administrator of the Department of Energy’s Energy … Continue reading

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Chart of the Day: Coal- and natural gas-fired generation equal for first time in April 2012 #rsrh

Monthly coal- and natural gas-fired generation equal for first time in April 2012 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration Recently published electric power data show that, for the first time since EIA began collecting the data, generation from natural gas-fired plants … Continue reading

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Natural Gas Economics: A Look Under the Hood

Christmas comes in June for energy geeks and graph junkies. Every year, the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy releases its Annual Energy Outlook (AEO), a compendium of 30-tear forecasts and analyses of energy sources and uses. The … Continue reading

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The Most Ludicrous Graph of the Month

Obama’s energy policies are a key vulnerability in the November elections, which has his staff scrambling to make it look like he’s actually done something to support domestic energy production. Since neither he nor anyone in his Administration knows the … Continue reading

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Dirty Sexy Fracking Money. #rsrh

H/T Steve Milloy at JunkScience.com From 2007 until 2010, Chesapeake Energy and its employees donated $26 million to the Sierra Club for the purpose of conducting an anti-coal campaign. Then the Sierra Club decided natural gas is bad, and rejected … Continue reading

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Six House Dems Would Confiscate Oil Company Profits

Six House Democrats, led by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D’OH), have filed a bill aimed at controlling gasoline prices. Styled the “Gas Price Spike Act”, H.R. 3784 would establish a “Reasonable Profits Board” which would have the power to confiscate 100% … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Reach New Highs as Gas Prices Hit Record Low

On an annual basis, retail gasoline prices hit an all-time high in 2011. The average price for all grades was $3.576 per gallon, vs $3.299 in 2008. Meanwhile, the shale gas revolution has set the stage for declining prices per … Continue reading

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