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  • Key Takeaways from the CSU Methane Emissions Study

    Monday July 27, 2015 by Ben

    Last week Colorado State University released the results of an in-depth study of methane emissions from natural gas transmission and storage facilities. The study is another in a series performed by academic institutions and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) seeking … read more

    Outlook Spotlight: Elements of Responsible Natural Gas Production

    Wednesday July 15, 2015 by Ben

    We’re highlighting some of the sidebars featured in our 2015 Outlook here on the blog. The following is a discussion on the elements of responsible natural gas production. To access the full Outlook study please click here.

    The arrival of … read more

    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