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Honda opens new natural gas station

Honda on Wednesday opened new compressed natural gas station on its Marysville campus, the first public CNG filling station on Honda property anywhere in North America. The CNG station, along with recent recognition from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, is part of the automaker’s recent efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its operations, company officials said. The station will ...

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Recycling: New facility will turn food scraps into natural gas

Teri Biancardi is raring to go. When the Temecula resident gets the green light from the city’s trash service provider, Stanton-based CR&R Waste and Recycling Services, she will happily participate in the city’s new recycling program, which will turn food scraps and green waste into renewable natural gas and high-grade fertilizer. The program, which will divert grass clippings, green waste ...

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U.S. crude stocks rise, gasoline draws down as refining slows

NEW YORK, Aug 19 (Reuters) – U.S. crude oil inventories rose and gasoline stocks fell last week as crude imports surged while refinery problems cut runs during the summer driving demand season, data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) showed on Wednesday. Crude inventories rose 2.6 million barrels to 456.21 million in week to Aug. 14, compared with analysts’ expectations ...

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Natural gas protesters arrested after locking themselves to entrance of Spectra station

BURRILLVILLE, R.I. – Police Thursday morning forcibly removed and arrested two men who had chained themselves to the entrance of Spectra Energy’s Burrillville compressor station in the latest protest against the company’s plans to expand natural gas pipeline capacity. The two men had linked their arms within a section of PVC pipe wrapped in chicken wire and tar before locking themselves ...

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Oil spill drill set for pipelines in Straits of Mackinac

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — A massive exercise is in the works that would test a company’s ability to respond to a spill from oil pipelines under the Straits of Mackinac (MAK’-ih-naw). The Grand Rapids Press reports that the drill funded by Canada-based Enbridge Inc. will take place in late September and involve federal, state and local agencies. Hundreds of responders ...

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Breaking even: Bakken still profitable, but barely

The oil price crash just can’t keep a good shale driller down. According to a Bloomberg Intelligence analysis, parts of North Dakota’s Bakken shale formation continue to be profitable at less than $30 per barrel, half the amount of some predictions gave last year when prices began to drop. As companies tap larger wells and reap the benefits of decreased ...

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ND regulators approve $6M natural gas liquids pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s Public Service Commission has approved a siting permit for a $6 million liquid natural gas pipeline in McKenzie County. Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Oneok (ONE’-oak) is planning to construct and operate a new 4-mile long, 8-inch diameter pipeline and associated facilities. The Lonesome Creek Pipeline Project will have a maximum capacity of 30,000 barrels per day. The ...

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