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Revisiting the Recent WSU/EDF Methane Emissions Study

Monday July 6, 2015 by Ben

The American Gas Association has a great infographic highlighting some of the key takeaways from the recently published study on methane emissions and local distribution companies (LDCs). We’re excited to see the results of a study performed in part by … read more

Where’s the Economy Heading? The 2015 Outlook Has Some Hints

Tuesday June 30, 2015 by Ben

We’re highlighting some of the guest posts featured in our 2015 Outlook here on the blog. The following is an economic outlook sidebar by Avista Corp. Chief Economist, Dr. Grant Forsyth. To access the full Outlook study please click here.read more

First Look at the 2015 Natural Gas Outlook

Thursday June 4, 2015 by Ben

We’ll have a more robust announcement and landing page for the 2015 edition of our annual Natural Gas Outlook Study next week, but it’s already here so we’re sharing it early.

Please click on the image below to download a … read more

Last Chance: Register for our Webinar “Understanding The Northwest’s Primary Source of Natural Gas Supply”

Wednesday April 22, 2015 by Ben

The majority of the natural gas consumed in the Pacific Northwest comes from Alberta and British Columbia, a producing region referred to as the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB).

Very Limited space remains! Join the Northwest Gas Association for a … read more

World’s First LNG Powered Container Ship Launches in San Diego

Wednesday April 22, 2015 by Ben

Tote Inc. launched the world’s first LNG powered container ship last weekend in San Diego. While this one won’t be plying the waters of the Puget Sound (it’s headed for Jacksonville, Florida), the launch bodes well for efforts in our … read more

Key Takeaways From The WSU Emissions Study

Wednesday April 8, 2015 by Ben

Important news in the natural gas utility world last week with the release of a study published in the journal, Environmental Science and Technology, detailing a dramatic decrease in methane emissions from US local distribution systems when compared to … read more

Understanding Your Natural Gas Bill

Monday March 16, 2015 by Ben

We’ve all been there, opening the mailbox (be it physical or online) to see that monthly utility bill waiting to be opened. While the general notion of what makes up a natural gas bill is pretty intuitive (use more gas, … read more

What’s Going on with Natural Gas Transportation? Plenty!

Friday February 13, 2015 by Ben

Conventional wisdom seems to index interest in natural gas as a vehicle fuel against the price of gasoline and diesel. With this in mind we opened 2015 with our eye on the surprising crash in the price of oil, … read more

What We’re Watching This Week: LNG in Northwestern BC

Tuesday January 20, 2015 by Ben

Check out this great video by LNG Canada detailing some of the outreach efforts going on in Northwestern BC around the development of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facilities.

It’s easy to be afraid of something unfamiliar. This video is an … read more

What 2015 Holds for Natural Gas in the Pacific Northwest: Three Trends We Are Watching in the New Year

Friday January 16, 2015 by Ben

2015 is here and while it doesn’t look much like the creators of “Back to the Future II” predicted (no hover boards!), we’re living in an exciting time for energy industry observers and stakeholders.

Here are three questions … read more