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Natural gas still a good option

Natural gas still a good option

In the past few months the cost of gasoline at the pump has tumbled to lows not seen in years and placed an interesting contrast for one of Pueblo’s newest projects. As of Wednesday, the cost of a gallon of traditional, petroleum gasoline was $1.78, about 22 cents cheaper than what’s advertised for compressed natural gas. But the slide in ...

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Landfill gases turned to compressed natural gas

In Grand Junction, Colorado, buses, garbage trucks and street sweepers run on compressed natural gas produced from a wastewater treatment plant. In Riverview, Michigan, excess gases from a landfill are being converted to CNG to power seven city vehicles. Plans are in the works to convert police cruisers to CNG, which costs about $1 per gallon. And in Louisiana, St. ...

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Company proposes expanding natural gas service to 4 local towns

A utility company is seeking to expand its natural gas distribution system to four Cheshire County towns on, or abutting, the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline route. And while some view the move as an opportunity to boost the region’s economic development, it’s not sitting well with those opposed to the pipeline. “I really think this just gives the pipeline ...

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Propane a cheaper alternative to gas for cars

A person could theoretically use the propane cylinder from their grill to fuel their vehicle if it ran on propane. The cylinder might be a little small for a vehicle, but it demonstrates propane’s portability, a gas company official said. Terry Renninger, a regional sales representative for Suburban Propane, talked to members of the Mountain Council of Governments on Friday ...

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New CNG station to enter welcoming market

Work on Greeley’s newest planned compressed natural gas fueling station is continuing, and it looks like a good time to do it. As officials across the state and county push for more alternative fuel usage, especially compressed natural gas, Ward Energy is adding its fourth CNG station in Weld County. It will be the largest CNG fueling station in the ...

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City to finalize new oil and gas regs

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After months of work, updates to Norman’s oil and gas regulations may not have the bite environmental reformers say they want. The proposed code changes will come before the Norman City Council on Tuesday, the sole item up for detailed discussion and adoption at the 6:30 p.m. meeting. “I think the ordinance we’re going to adopt on Tuesday goes a ...

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Natural gas production, supply centers on rebound

Natural gas prices may be dropping, but the number of area companies involved in the natural gas industry shows no signs of decline. Area companies are involved in a wide range of natural gas services, including engineering and surveying, environmental consulting, excavation and construction and providing fuel. Compressed Natural Gas of New Holland, Lancaster County, operates a CNG refueling station ...

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Will talent pool support gas industry growth?

The steady flow of natural gas from the Marcellus Shale will be matched by a steady flow of jobs it will create for several years to come. But there is a question whether there will be enough qualified people to fill those jobs. One way would be to encourage science, technology, engineering and mathematics, education — not only to high ...

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Select Ford hosting compressed natural gas (CNG) workshop at KUMV Farm and Ranch Show

WILLISTON, ND – Select Ford of Williston is hosting an informative workshop on the new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) technology using flare gas at the KUMV Farm and Ranch Show on Tuesday, March 17 from 12:30-2pm at the Raymond Family Community Center. The workshop will be led by Louis Herring, President of PowerFuel CNG Systems. Mr. Herring is responsible for ...

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Fill it up, the natural way

City and county officials Tuesday celebrated the start of construction on Pueblo’s first compressed natural gas filling station. A few dozen people gathered at a former Cliff Brice filling station on Fourth Street to turn the first shovels of ceremonial dirt, part of an effort to encourage local fleets to convert to compressed natural gas and local consumers to consider ...

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