What it means: Refers to the quality of natural gas upon its extraction. Sweet Gas in its natural state be used with little purifying. Sour Gas contains enough sulfur in its natural state to make it impractical to use without … read more
What it means: Usually very large industrial customers connected directly to an interstate pipeline system. These customers purchase their own gas supplies and contract directly from the pipeline for transportation, thereby bypassing the bundled services typically offered by local distribution … read more
We’re bombarded with a staggering amount of information every day, so what’s a natural gas utility to do in order to get their message out? NWGA members are producing some eye (or nose?) catching material to let customers know about … read more
Avista Utilities customers in Oregon are poised to receive a nice reduction in their natural gas rates if the Oregon Public Utility Commission signs off on a filing made yesterday. Reduced pipeline transport costs are behind the lower prices which … read more
What it Means:Refers to the heavy oil used to power large oceangoing vessels such as ferries and freight tankers; also referred to as bunker fuel.
See it in Action:What does marine fuel have to do with natural gas? Plenty!
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This week NWGA Member NW Natural, in association with Magneto Advertising, unveiled their latest commercial. The latest in their “Efficient, Affordable, Blue” series you can check out the ad below and feel free to let us know what you … read more
Check out the video below to see the world’s fastest ferry in action. Fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) this catamaran will soon be making 67 mph runs between Buenos Aires, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay.
As someone that geeks out … read more
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Just confirmed! Two great speakers covering two of the hottest topics in natural gas, the history and future of natural gas production and the potential regional impacts of LNG exports. You won’t want to miss these speakers. If you haven’t … read more
What it means: A strength test of equipment, a gas transmission or distribution pipe in our case, in which the item is filled with liquid, subjected to suitable pressure, and then shut in, and the pressure monitored.
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