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  • 2015 Outlook Spotlight: Clean and Efficient- Benefits of Direct Use of Natural Gas

    Sunday November 8, 2015 by Ben

    We’re highlighting some of the guest posts featured in our 2015 Outlook here on the blog. The following excerpt discusses the opportunity to reduce emissions via the direct use of natural gas. To access the full Outlook study please click read more

    Lower Gas Prices Mean Savings For Region’s Natural Gas Customers:

    Tuesday November 3, 2015 by Ben

    We’ve seen consistently affordable natural gas prices for a number of years now as unprecedented growth in the production of natural gas from shale has more than doubled available North American supply.

    What does this mean for ratepayers in the … read more

    Catch Up With Our September Webinar

    Friday September 25, 2015 by Ben

    We hosted the September edition of our monthly webinar series yesterday. Kevin Harris, Senior Production Cost Engineer for ColumbiaGrid, provided an overview of their recent study on coal retirements in our region. If you missed the presentation you can view … read more

    2015 Outlook Spotlight: Oil Price Volatility

    Wednesday August 19, 2015 by Ben

    We’re highlighting some of the guest posts featured in our 2015 Outlook here on the blog. The following excerpt discusses some of the factors driving oil price volatility this year and beyond. To access the full Outlook study please click read more

    What We’ve Been Reading This Month

    Friday August 7, 2015 by Ben

    Each month numerous natural gas related stories cross our desks, here are a few that piqued our interest:

    • In late July Colorado State University rolled out a study measuring methane emissions from the natural gas transportation and storage sector, part
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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