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Liquid, natural gas tops Johnson’s talk

POMEROY – Liquid and natural gas usage was the main topic of conversation Wednesday during Congressman Bill Johnson’s visit to Pomeroy. Locally, Johnson said that shale counties –those areas that produce natural gas from Utica Shale — north of Meigs are booming when it comes to this production. “You can’t go up and down the Ohio River in those shale ...

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Hawaii needs natural gas


Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media While U.S. gas producers are forced to wait for the rumored expansion of liquid natural gas (LNG) export restrictions, they may find a potential overseas market closer – metaphorically speaking – to home. A Time Magazine article reports that Hawaii is looking to adopt natural gas as a power source to drive the island’s electricity ...

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Alaska, TransCanada Launching New Partnership For Major Liquified Natural Gas Project


Becky Bohrer JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Sean Parnell announced Tuesday that the state and TransCanada Corp. have formally ended their relationship under terms of the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, clearing the way for a new partnership to pursue a major gas project. The development was expected, after the state, TransCanada, the North Slope’s three major players and Alaska Gasline ...

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Coal strikes back


Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media Last week, two big news items dealt heavy blows to advocates of coal power. The Obama Administration rolled out new regulations on emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases that are expected to close a significant number of coal plants in the next decade. A few days later, recently ousted House of Representatives Majority ...

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House sets date for Keystone, LNG export decisions


Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Virginia, announced today that the House of Representatives will vote on two big energy bills during the week of June 23. The applications would significantly expand the export of liquid natural gas (LNG) and the construction of international pipeline projects like the Keystone XL. Both have previously been approved ...

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Flaring illuminates red-tape, points to growing national trend

By Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media In a land speckled with oil rigs, light refracts through the shimmering flames of natural gas vents and shines through rolls of bureaucratic red-tape, revealing a growing energy trend. With the continued advancement of the natural gas industry and its continued venting into the atmosphere, private and commercial entities alike are refining the ...

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