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European Gas Struggles Leave Bulgaria In A Tight Spot

European Gas Struggles Leave Bulgaria In A Tight Spot

Europe’s drive to diversify natural…

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A Look at the Environmental Concerns Surrounding Shale Gas

A Look at the Environmental Concerns Surrounding Shale Gas

May 18, 2011 at 07:48 | James Hamilton

Technological breakthroughs in methods for drilling for natural gas have opened up the possibility of vast new supplies. However, environmental concerns may turn out to be significant. Stuart Staniford…

Will Natural Gas Fuel America in the 21st Century?

Will Natural Gas Fuel America in the 21st Century?

May 17, 2011 at 10:05 | The Oil Drum

The Post Carbon Institute undertook this report in order to examine three widespread assumptions about the role that natural gas can and should play in our energy future: • Assumption #1:…

The Joy of Natural Gas, It's Here Aplenty

The Joy of Natural Gas, It's Here Aplenty

May 16, 2011 at 07:44 | Llewellyn King

Tired of high gasoline pump prices? Wondering why, with our fearsome energy hunger, all the energy seems to be in the Middle East? That was yesterday's story. Almost overnight --…

The Stocks To Benefit Most from North America's Hottest New Gas Play

The Stocks To Benefit Most from North America's Hottest New Gas Play

May 06, 2011 at 07:48 | Keith Schaefer

Some oil fields never die. In fact, some just get better with age. Alberta's Duvernay shale may just be the best example yet.  It all has to do…

The Global Prospects for Shale Gas

The Global Prospects for Shale Gas

Apr 18, 2011 at 09:26 | Dave Summers

I thought it worthwhile spending a post looking at the global prospects for gas shale. I am indebted to Art Berman for first bringing some of the problems to…

Is Natural Gas About to Make a Comeback

Is Natural Gas About to Make a Comeback

Apr 14, 2011 at 17:57 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Today’s surprise release of figures showing a shocking draw down in natural gas supplies throws a great spotlight on what has undoubtedly been the red headed step child of the…

How Natural Gas is Changing the world of Energy and Politics

How Natural Gas is Changing the world of Energy and Politics

Apr 11, 2011 at 09:12 | David Caploe PhD

As the world watches in horror as the Fukushima disaster continues to unfold, it forces a new look at an on-going global revolution in perhaps the least environmentally destructive fossil…

EIA Releases Worldwide Shale Gas Resource Report

EIA Releases Worldwide Shale Gas Resource Report

Apr 08, 2011 at 08:54 | Al Fin

The US EIA has released a 350 page report (51 MB PDF Download) assessing the world shale gas resources (for 32 selected nations). While the huge US shale gas…

Natural Gas Now a Growing Alternative to Gasoline

Natural Gas Now a Growing Alternative to Gasoline

Apr 07, 2011 at 06:45 | James Hamilton

The Denver Post reported the opening on Saturday of stations offering compressed natural gas to drivers in Grand Junction and Rifle, towns along Interstate 70 in western Colorado, making…

Even More Natural Gas on the Way

Even More Natural Gas on the Way

Mar 15, 2011 at 17:23 | Brian Westenhaus

Sometimes you have to wonder, how did so much energy get packed away in the earth’s crust?  Even with tens of millions of years, moving continents, a series of biological…

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