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Hassan calls for more natural gas supply

CONCORD, N.H. — Gov. Maggie Hassan says increasing the state’s supply of natural gas is necessary to make energy more affordable. Hassan, a Democrat, spoke about the state’s energy future during her inaugural address Thursday at the New Hampshire Statehouse after being sworn in for a second two-year term. This session’s Republican-led Legislature will pose greater political challenges for Hassan ...

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Low oil price to boost stocks, deflation risk: James Saft

Lower energy prices should stick around, boosting growth and risky assets like stocks but increasing the risks of deflation. Oil prices are already down about 30 percent since June, and with little consensus about the likely outcome from a meeting of ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meeting on Nov. 27, a snap back seems unlikely and ...

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Low energy prices giving ND manufacturers competitive edge

Bakken Natural Gas

BISMARCK, N.D._ On a national scale, cheap natural gas retrieved through fracking is being credited with helping to resurrect the manufacturing industry. On the state level, affordable energy means lower overhead costs for North Dakota manufacturers. Meanwhile, the state is looking for other benefits it could provide. Many manufacturers in the state use natural gas to heat large buildings. Others, ...

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