What it means: Gas in storage which is available for withdrawal during a normal injection and withdrawal cycle.
See it in action: The northwest is a winter peaking region. We see our highest gas demand during the rainy winter months, … read more
What it means: Natural gas that cannot be economically produced using current technology.
See it in action: The past few years have seen previously unconventional gas, in the form of deep shale resources, become conventional via the successful use of … read more
What it means: The use of a single prime fuel source to generate both electrical and thermal energy in order to optimize the efficiency of the fuel used.
See it in action: Utilities are always looking for a way to … read more
What it means: A subsurface geologic formation suitable for the storage of natural gas as a means of providing extra capacity in times of very high customer demand, insuring against service disruptions and allowing for increased gas purchases in times … read more
NW Natural CEO, Gregg Kantor, was one of six natural gas industry luminaries highlighted in a recent panel interview by EnergyBiz Magazine. Read on for a highlight:
Kantor on how he views America’s gas revolution:
“We’ve invested a … read more
Cummins-Westport, an industry leader in vehicle engines powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), is rolling out a 12 liter engine in 2013 targeted at the heavy duty truck market.
This engine, called the ISX-G, employs a number of neat technical … read more
Stories about the potential economic benefits of natural gas sourced from within North America have become increasingly common in the past year. Last week the Vancouver Sun got in on the act with a story highlighting the perspectives of a … read more
If you’re a radio listener in Southern Oregon odds are pretty good you ran into NWGA Executive Director, Dan Kirschner, at some point this week. Dan was all over the dial talking natural gas in the build up to today’s … read more