Tag Archives: Natural Gas
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
Washington, D.C. – A study published today in Environmental Science & Technology led by a team from Washington State University (WSU) found that emissions from local natural gas distribution systems in cities and towns throughout the U.S. have decreased in … read more
PORTLAND, Ore. — NW Natural (NYSE:NWN) hopes this date, 8/11, will serve as a reminder to call 811 before digging to have underground utility lines marked. Every six minutes a line is damaged because someone decided to dig without first … read more
Northwest Gas Association’s 2014 Natural Gas Outlook Highlights Potential for Increased Regional Demand
PORTLAND, OR – This week the Northwest Gas Association (NWGA) released the 2014 edition of the annual Natural Gas Outlook Study, a regional look at natural gas supply, demand and infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest.
Released annually, the Gas Outlook … read more
Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) estimates that more than half a million housing units in the Northeast switched from oil to natural gas for their primary heating fuel from 2000-2010. This estimate comes from AGA’s report, Residential … read more
Washington, DC – The American Gas Association (AGA), in coordination with the Potential Gas Committee (PGC), today released the PGC’s year-end 2012 biennial report: Potential Supply of Natural Gas in the United States. The new assessment finds that the … 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
Washington, D.C. – A recent report commissioned by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) entitled “Macroeconomic Impacts of LNG Exports from the United States” affirms the position of natural gas as a foundation fuel for the United States … read more
U.S. proved crude oil and natural gas reserves achieved record annual volumetric increases in 2010 according to U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Proved Reserves, 2010, released today by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
“The … read more
While it might be natural gas that’s cooking your food, heating your water and warming up your home, there’s something else that powers a natural gas utility… Avista Utilities began airing new commercials this week highlighting that special fuel, any … read more