High in the atmosphere, above weather systems, is a layer of ozone gas. Ozone is Earth's natural sunscreen, absorbing the sun's most harmful ultraviolet radiation and protecting living things below. But ozone is vulnerable to certain gases made by humans that reach the upper atmosphere. Once there, they react in the presence of sunlight to destroy ozone molecules.
LONDON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil joined European peers including Royal Dutch Shell and Total in a new initiative to find ways to reduce potent emissions in their rapidly growing natural gas operations.
Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday touted the benefits a major liquefied natural gas project would bring to Alaska, though the project, which the state is pursuing with Chinese partners, is … Click to Continue »
Demand response in the electricity sector is now worth billions of dollars and over 30 gigawatts of capacity in the United States. It’s a useful tool for utilities and grid operators trying to manage the real-time balance of supply and...Show More Summary
(University of Texas at Arlington) Three new research studies from the University of Texas at Arlington have found harmful pathogenic bacteria in Texas groundwater near unconventional natural gas extraction sites.
Legislation to impose a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production is getting closer to a vote in Pennsylvania's House of Representatives, although the long-sought tax still faces hurdles in … Click to Continue »
Columbus, GA (Nov. 16, 2017) — Realtree Fishing, a natural extension of parent brand Realtree, the worldwide leader in camo for outdoor enthusiasts everywhere, announces a partnership with bass fishing professional Casey Ashley. Realtree Fishing launched in 2016 to appeal to fishermen worldwide. Show More Summary
Natural gas in the Netherlands remains a divisive issue, with the public perception of the once much-favored fuel turning increasingly negative because of the damage caused to buildings by producing gas at the super-giant onshore Groningen field. Show More Summary
James Dempsey, 89, of Woodstock, Ga., died in 2014 at the Northeast Atlanta Health and Rehabilitation Center. At first it appeared the decorated veteran of World War II had died of natural causes. And then his family watched the footage on a hidden camera they had put in his room.
If you love to cook, no doubt a gas range is a must-have in any home or apartment. But if you're an environmentalist, you know that natural gas is not sustainable or a renewable resource. One Israeli company could have the Goldilocks of answers. READ MORE »
Florida East Coast Railway provided an exclusive tour of its LNG (liquid natural gas) operations at its Jacksonville facility. Tour participants came from a wide range of industries, including marine, rail, mining, E&P, power gen operations.
Debunking the myth that natural gas will reduce carbon emissions.
Converting methane to hydrogen before burning it lets us deal with the carbon.
A $4.8 billion plan released Thursday from South Carolina Electric & Gas Company would put money back in the wallets of the state’s ratepayers and use solar power and natural gas to make up for the cancellation of the V.C. Summer nuclear...Show More Summary
Hydrogen gas is a promising "green" fuel. The lightest chemical element, hydrogen is an efficient energy store and could potentially replace gasoline in vehicles. However, the element does not exist in large amounts in nature, and must be produced artificially.
(Paul Mirengoff) You would think that a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources would understand the economics underlying federal oil and gas leasing. Or that if he didn’t, he would bone up before orating about the subject. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge moved closer Wednesday as a key Senate panel approved a bill to open the remote refuge to energy exploration. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved the drilling measure, 13-10. Show More Summary
The report found that more than 1 million African-Americans across the U.S. live within a half mile of natural gas facilities
Opponents of two proposed natural gas pipelines are asking federal regulators to reconsider their approval of the projects. Dozens of environmental groups and individuals filed rehearing requests this week with … Click to Continue »