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Marcellus shale supply helps lower costs of natural gas in Western Pennsylvania

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Adam Smeltz, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Western Pennsylvanians will pay as much as 7 percent less for natural gas this spring than they did a year ago, with robust supply from the Marcellus shale helping to restrain prices, gas utilities reported on Monday. “Despite the very cold winter, natural gas prices have remained at historically low levels. It’s a good result for ...

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Russia plans to build undersea gas pipeline to Crimea: newspaper

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By Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia plans to build an undersea gas pipeline to Crimea and could construct three power stations on the Black Sea peninsula following its annexation from Ukraine, Energy Minister Alexander Novak was on Tuesday quoted as saying. Novak told the Kommersant business newspaper the three power stations could have a total capacity of 1,320 megawatts, and ...

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Gazprom raises gas price for Ukraine to $385.5 per 1,000 cubic metres

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MOSCOW, April 1 (Reuters) – Russia’s top natural gas producer, Gazprom, said on Tuesday it was increasing the gas price for Ukraine to $385.5 per 1,000 cubic metres in the second quarter from the previous rate of $268.5. The decision ends a discount agreed before the political crisis in which Ukraine has ousted its Moscow-backed president and Russia has annexed the ...

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Marcellus shale supply helps lower costs of natural gas in Western Pennsylvania

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Western Pennsylvanians will pay as much as 7 percent less for natural gas this spring than they did a year ago, with robust supply from the Marcellus shale helping to restrain prices, gas utilities reported on Monday. “Despite the very cold winter, natural gas prices have remained at historically low levels. It’s a good result for our customers,” said Joe ...

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EDITORIAL: Shale gas drilling benefits too great to sacrifice

Mike Butler

Left-wing advocacy group MoveOn.org recently launched a new effort to oppose innovations that are propelling states like Pennsylvania toward a new abundance of locally produced energy. Not only is this helping to fuel America’s manufacturing renaissance, but it is also helping to make the United States more competitive in the international energy market, advancing our nation’s energy independence and keeping ...

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Federal bureaucracy increases flaring in ND

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By: Rob Port, Bakken.com contributer Nobody likes the fact that so much natural gas is burned off in western North Dakota rather than captured, sold, and used. The gas is a valuable commodity, and for reasons both environmental and economic, it shouldn’t just be burned up if it can be avoided. There is progress being made. The amount of gas ...

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Exxon: Highly unlikely world limits fossil fuels

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NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil says that global policies to combat climate change won’t be strict enough to stop the company from selling all of the oil and gas it has found — and all that it will find in the foreseeable future — because the fuels are too important for global economic development. Exxon issued a report Monday ...

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No More Oil Found In Lake Michigan After Spill At BP Refinery

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WHITING, Ind. (AP) — The Coast Guard says crews didn’t find any more oil during the latest search of the Lake Michigan shore following last week’s spill at BP’s northwestern Indiana refinery. Officials say a Coast Guard, BP and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency assessment team checking the area near the Whiting refinery on Sunday spotted no visible oil on the ...

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