A New Future in Fracking Methods?

The energy industry is attempting to make hydraulic fracturing nontoxic.  Is this really possible?  Believe it or not, it may be achievable.  About one half of a percent of fracking…

Natural Gas Pays Off For New York

New York enjoyed the lowest wholesale electricity prices in over a decade last year.  For the first time since the New York power market was deregulated 12 years ago, electricity…

The Manufacturing Sector Needs Natural Gas

America’s new favorite fuel, liquefied natural gas or LNG, is causing a rift between gas producers and manufacturers.  The question is, what to do with the shale gas surplus that…

Propane: A New Alternative Fuel for Vehicles?

When you hear about alternative fuels for gasoline, what comes to mind?  Most likely, you’re thinking about liquefied natural gas.  While that is the most popular substitute, it is not…

Britain Lifts Ban on Fracking

Energy Secretary Ed Davey recently announced that the ban on fracking in Britain has officially been lifted.  The approval to explore for shale gas certainly comes with stringent controls, but…