Articles from October, 2013

October 31, 2013- Industry News - Product Trends

Major automakers introducing more natural gas vehicles

With output of domestically produced natural gas on the rise, automotive corporations are realizing the environmental and financial benefits of incorporating this clean burning fuel into their line of products.

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October 30, 2013- Industry News

56 percent of voters oppose tax laws harming oil and gas companies

With U.S. energy independence depending much on the growth of the oil and gas sector, industry leaders and voters are calling for politicians to avoid enacting tax reform that would take away tax breaks that benefit energy companies.

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October 29, 2013- Industry News - Product Trends

Manufacturers see demand increase for natural gas-powered generators

Homeowners are starting to demand more natural gas-powered generators to prepare for power outages and other disasters that might disrupt their electricity service, according to BizTimes.

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October 29, 2013- Industry News

Marcellus shale region surprising experts with production growth

While energy consumers may be familiar with big name oil fields like the Bakken, the surge in production at the Marcellus shale is even surprising experts.

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October 29, 2013- Industry News - Product Innovations

Researchers studying more efficient techniques to extract shale gas

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are developing new ways to more efficiently extract gas and oil from shale, according to Science Codex.

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October 28, 2013- Industry News

Energy efficiency funding equals fuel investments

By saving wasted energy in the oil and gas production process, energy efficiency could serve as a type of fuel, according to International Energy Agency.

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October 28, 2013- Industry News

Oil and gas worker compensation to increase in second half of 2013

Workers involved in energy production are highly valuable as companies continue to expand their operations in fracking and horizontal drilling, and this shows in the amount of pay they receive.

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October 25, 2013- Health & Safety News - Industry News

EPA says natural gas-powered utilities decreased greenhouse gas emissions

Switching to natural gas played a major role in the decline in greenhouse gas emissions by utilities, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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October 24, 2013- Industry News - Product Trends

LNG considered a fuel of the future for ships

With more of the nation’s vehicles making the switch to natural gas power as a more eco-friendly alternative to diesel gas, ferry systems have also become aware of the economic and environmental benefits of natural gas.

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October 23, 2013- Industry News

Monterey shale production could add 195,000 jobs in California

While states that are experiencing a boom in oil and gas output have grabbed headlines lately, California is in the process of catching up as it’s on the verge of a production breakthrough.

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