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Global clean energy progress stalled: Report

Apr 17, 2013
Reports over the past couple years have suggested sky-high U.S. carbon-dioxide emissions have been falling, but what about the global energy picture? A new report suggests its nothing to write home about.
Posted In: carbon emissions, natural gas, coal, energy

Railroad to make shift to natural gas locomotives

Mar 6, 2013
BNSF, the railroad owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, should profit by switching to cheaper natural gas. Buffett's company also has a big stake in natural gas.
Posted In: railroad, train, natural gas, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett

BNSF Railway to test natural gas locomotives

Mar 6, 2013
BNSF Railway is announcing this morning that it’s trying a new experiment. The railway is going to try running some of its locomotives on natural gas this year, instead of diesel.
Posted In: railroad, rail, natural gas

Aubrey McClendon to step down from Chesapeake Energy

Jan 30, 2013
Shares of natural gas company Chesapeake Energy are up after its embattled CEO announced he is retiring.
Posted In: natural gas, Chesapeake Energy, Aubrey McClendon

Terrorism in Algeria's impact on natural gas development in North Africa

Jan 21, 2013
After a terrorist group claims responsibility for a bloody hostage crisis in Algeria, a look at how terrorism and civil unrest in North Africa impact's the U.S.'s energy supply.
Posted In: Algeria, BP, al qaeda, terrorism, Oil, natural gas

Natural gas fracking: big trouble or bridge fuel?

Jan 15, 2013
In our Petro-State podcast, we talk to Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations about the potential of natural gas to transition us to a low-carbon future. And we play fracking BS Detector.
Posted In: natural gas, energy, fracking, climate, carbon-dioxide emissions

The battle over exporting natural gas

Jan 11, 2013
Sellers want a bigger market, but buyers say that will lead to higher prices.
Posted In: fracking, natural gas

GE's CTO Mark Little on tech leaps in 2013, and 2012's Christmas Netflix outage

Dec 27, 2012
General Electric's chief technology officer Mark Little talks about leaps forward in energy efficiency in the new year, and we breathe a sigh of relief after a brief Netflix outage.
Posted In: netflix, General Electric, clean energy, natural gas

George Mitchell, 94, dies: Oil man unlocked fracking

Dec 7, 2012
It took nearly two decades for Texas oil man George Mitchell to develop fracking for natural gas. Now his process has unlocked an energy bonanza for the U.S.
Posted In: fracking, natural gas, george mitchell

Study supports exporting U.S. natural gas

Dec 6, 2012
Exports to most countries have long been barred by federal law. As the Department of Energy considers several requests for export licenses, a study says exporting our glut of natural gas would benefit the economy.
Posted In: fracking, natural gas, export, energy

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