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Problem Wells Found To Be Source Of Methane

Problem Wells Found To Be Source Of Methane

By Elizabeth K. Gardne, Purdue University High levels of the greenhouse gas methane were found above shale gas wells at a production point not thought to be an important emissions source, according to a study jointly led by Purdue and Cornell...

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2014-04-18 12:33:49

Personal view: Public health England's draft report on shale gas extraction More needs to be done to investigate the risks to human health that extracting shale gas poses, suggests a personal view published on bmj.com today. Dr. Seth Shonkoff, Executive Director for Physicians Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy, and his colleagues say that operations to produce natural gas from formations such as shale sometimes occur "close to human populations", but efforts to understand the...

2014-04-18 12:21:28

Utility is Credited with Helping the Industry Curb Methane Emissions SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new White House strategy paper on reducing emissions of methane--a powerful greenhouse gas--named Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as one of five natural gas utilities nationwide "collaborating to address key technical and regulatory factors affecting methane emission reduction opportunities from natural gas distribution systems." The official Climate...

2014-04-18 12:21:21

Work already underway on estimated $15 million expansion of natural gas facilities that will increase energy efficiency, reduce carbon footprint at North Carolina Base CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, home to the U.S. Marine Corps' II Marine Expeditionary Force, to greatly expand its natural gas facilities at the historic base located in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The...

2014-04-18 12:20:41

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TIMCO CNG is hosting a grand opening and ribbon cutting for its first public-access Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station on Earth Day, April 22, 2014. The Orange County station located at 1601 E 1(st) Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701 will provide consumer and fleet drivers of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) a convenient fueling option between Los Angeles and San Diego. "We are thrilled to be adding vital infrastructure to the City of...

2014-04-17 16:23:14

AUGUSTA, Maine, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The final connection was made this week for Summit Natural Gas of Maine's 68-mile steel backbone transmission pipeline from Pittston to Madison that will eventually distribute natural gas to 17 central Maine communities. The transmission pipeline took less than a year to build and completes the first year of the company's multi-year Kennebec Valley project. The planned construction for 2014 begins this month as the company plans to...

2014-04-17 12:24:20

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Biogas Upgrading: Technologies and Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/biogas_upgrading_technologies_global_markets.html REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for biogas upgrading equipment reached $125.4 million in 2011. This market is expected to grow to $198.7 million in 2013 and $442.4 million in 2018, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)...

2014-04-17 04:20:46

TAMARAC, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, a leading developer of CNG fueling infrastructure throughout the US, is excited to announce the grand opening of a time-fill compressed natural gas [CNG] fueling station for City Furniture, located in Tamarac, Florida, to support several of their locations throughout the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO The two-compressor station is located at their Tamarac headquarters and warehouse...

2014-04-17 04:20:43

On a Year-Over-Year Basis, May LNG Prices Rose Nearly 1% SINGAPORE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for May delivery to Asia fell 11.8% to an average $15.559 per million British thermal units (/MMBtu) as the market continued to cool off ahead of the summer peak demand season, according to the latest Platts Japan/Korea Marker (JKM) for month-ahead delivery. The data reflects the daily Platts JKM for May assessed between March 17 and April 15,...

2014-04-16 16:23:34

TULSA, Okla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today declared a quarterly dividend of 28 cents per share of common stock, payable May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business April 30, 2014. "This dividend represents an important first step in returning value to our shareholders. It reflects our confidence in ONE Gas and its ability to generate solid earnings for our investors," said Pierce H. Norton II, ONE Gas...

2014-04-16 08:24:19

IRVINE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, INC. (OTCQB: ENCR) (the "Company"), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, is pleased to announce that it entered into a definitive agreement to issue $4.6 million of senior secured convertible notes as well as warrants to purchase common stock in a private placement. Gross proceeds of $4 million from the transaction will be used for working...