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3 Questions: On the climate impact of ‘leaky methane’

Natural gas has been touted as a “bridge fuel” to a less carbon-intensive future, as it generates far less carbon dioxide than energy produced...

New Reserves Assessment Solidifies Forecast of Natural Gas Supplies from Fayetteville...

A new study from the Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) at The University of Texas at Austin forecasts that one of the nation’s most...

US power plant emissions down

Power plants that use natural gas and a new technology to squeeze more energy from the fuel release far less of the greenhouse gas...

Chinese power plants ‘an environmental disaster in the making’

Coal-powered synthetic natural gas plants being planned in China would produce seven times more greenhouse gas emissions than conventional natural gas plants, and use...

Dimethyl ether as diesel fuel alternative could be going places

There are things I get excited about and dimethyl ether (DME) is one of them. I’ll explain. On June 19th I wrote about the fuel...

Cheaper gas, more regs cut coal’s competitive advantage in power plants

The cost of complying with tougher EPA air-quality standards could spur an increased shift away from coal and toward natural gas for electricity generation,...

Reduction in U.S. carbon emissions attributed to cheaper natural gas

In 2009, when the United States fell into economic recession, greenhouse gas emissions also fell, by 6.59 percent relative to 2008. In the power sector,...

This Fracking problem: Chasing the solution to this controversial mining issue

      Fracking ! Sounds like a curse word, and for some people along the Marcellus Shale regions between New York and West Virginia, it...

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