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LNG-Dependent Japan Tries To Gain Leverage Over Pricing

Japan’s record purchases of liquefied natural gas (LNG) show no sign of slowing as the country continues to try and fill the energy shortfall created when it took its nuclear plants offline three years ago. 99 more words

Energy

Methane Surprise!

This week, the internet is full of the discovery of an unexpected methane “hotspot” in the Four Corners region of the United States. A hotspot, in this context, is an unusually high concentration of the gas in one particular area–the highest such concentration in the country, although there are several other such hotspots elsewhere on the planet. 653 more words

Climate Science

Prices Down For Home Heating Oil

SUNBURY — Employees at an oil company in Sunbury say oil prices are the lowest they’ve been in about 10 years.

Even so, the company says the low prices are not bringing in extra business. 376 more words

News

Best Weapon Against Climate Change: Green Conservatism

Since the beginning of industrialization, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has exploded exponentially, and with it, a serious climate threat. Unfortunately, the climate debate has become political rather than scientific: Democrats take Al Gore’s… 626 more words

Energy

NASA Confirms US’s 2,500-Square-Mile Methane Cloud

by Mike G / DaSmogBlog

When NASA researchers first saw data indicating a massive cloud of methane floating over the American Southwest, they found it so incredible that they… 441 more words

WHERE ARE THE BENEFITS OF OHIO'S NATURAL GAS BOOM?

Over the last ten Years residential electric rates in Ohio have increased by almost fifty percent, while the prices paid by electric utilities for natural gas have decreased by about the same percentage. 70 more words

Electric Rates

Charges laid after 7,500 birds killed in flare at Saint John gas plant

SAINT JOHN – Charges have been laid against the Canaport liquefied natural gas facility in New Brunswick after thousands of birds died last year when they flew into a flare burning at the plant. 93 more words

Crime