Monthly Archives: September 2013

REPOST: Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling operations in limbo

The oil giant has not disclosed what safeguards it has put in its drilling operations in the Arctic. Read more in this Los Angeles Times article. SEATTLE — Six months after federal officials chastised Shell Oil for its faulty offshore … Continue reading

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REPOST: Spectra Energy to add up to 7.3-bcfd pipeline capacity by 2017

Spectra Energy’s 800-MMcfd NJ-NY Expansion will extend Texas Eastern’s reach further into New Jersey and into New York City. Know more from this OGJ.com article: *** Spectra Energy has more than 3.3 bcfd of US natural gas pipeline expansions under way, with … Continue reading

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Natural gas: The first step to a renewable energy revolution

  As the world increasingly looks to renewable energy sources like solar and wind power to replace coal and oil, this shift must be supplemented with a more reliable fuel alternative: natural gas.     Although both solar and wind … Continue reading

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Penn State University creates academic institute of natural gas

Natural gas is fast becoming an important energy source for most countries. This prompted the Pennsylvania State University to create the world’s foremost institute on natural gas.     The creation of the Institute for Natural Gas Research will allow … Continue reading

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