Natural Gas Articles

US natural gas stockpile low; price could spike next winter

NEW YORK — The United States faces a natural gas supply shortfall this year despite the country’s fracking boom, threatening more price spikes as energy companies struggle to replenish stockpiles...
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Is Spike in Natural Gas Prices Imminent?

Natural gas inventories are at a 10-year low following the recent brutal winter, and price increases are likely, due to potential shortages, particularly in the event of another cold winter, according...
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Key Fact: Natural Gas Price Increase Jumps Wholesale Electricity Prices By Up To 101%

The price of natural gas impacts heavily the 51% of households who use gas to heat homes and the many businesses that use natural gas as a feed stock. But even if consumers do not directly buy and use...
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Natural Gas producers are concerned about the future

More than 500 industry people gathered in Jackson this week for the 17th Annual Wyoming Oil and Gas Fair. Wyoming Public Radio’s energy and natural resources reporter, Stephanie Joyce was there,...
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In New England, a Natural Gas Trap

Electricity prices in New England have been four to eight times higher than normal in the last few weeks, as the region’s extreme reliance on natural gas for power supplies has collided with a surge...
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Propane Vs. Natural Gas

Natural gas is made up of several gases including propane, butane, ethane and mostly consists of methane. While propane is a part of natural gas in its raw state, it is a hydrocarbon separated from the...
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U.S. report predicts rising natural gas prices in 2013-14

Marcellus Shale drillers who have had to cut costs and disassemble rigs because of recent record-low natural gas prices should expect a reprieve over the next two years, according to the latest projections...
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Is the U.S. Too Dependent on Natural Gas for Electricity?

It used to be that coal was king when it came to generating the electricity needed to keep America's lights on. Cheaper and less volatile than energy sources such as oil, coal plants sprouted up in droves...
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Infographic: The Climate Risks of Natural Gas

What are the climate risks of generating more U.S. electricity from natural gas? The U.S. electricity system is going through its biggest transformation in half a century as old and inefficient coal plants...
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