The solution to carbon emissions is already here: natural gas

The benefits accruing to natural gas don't stop with lower carbon intensity.



7 signs of a safety culture in the Marcellus Shale (Video)

Since 2007, when activity in the Marcellus Shale got underway, operators have raised the bar for health and safety, said Laura Helmrich-Rhodes, associate professor of safety sciences at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.



New York City Air Quality The Best In 50 Years

Breathe easy: New York City's air quality has reached the cleanest levels in more than 50 years, according to a statement released by the mayor's office on Thursday. Mayor Michael Bloomberg attributed the transformative results to his 2007 project, PlaNYC, an initiative aimed at creating sustainable green reforms around the city from better air quality to more affordable housing.



Helms: State’s daily oil production will double by ’17

North Dakota’s daily oil production will double to 1.6 million barrels by 2017, Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said in a taped address to oil county and industry folks Thursday.



Powered by oil and gas, U.S. energy production is on the rise

Though many Americans apparently don’t realize it, the U.S. is producing considerably more of its own energy. Last year the U.S. generated a record 79.1 quadrillion Btu (British thermal units) domestically, nearly 14% more energy than in 2005, largely due to increased production of oil and natural gas.



U.S. Gas Boom Helps Power Sea-Going Vessels

Coming U.S. regulations on engine exhaust and cheap natural gas are encouraging some commercial marine operators to power their vessels with liquefied natural gas instead of diesel.



Brown Approves California Regulations on Oil Fracking

California Governor Jerry Brown, preparing the state for development of the largest shale-oil reserves in the U.S., signed into law regulations for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a process that has been criticized by environmental groups.



Study predicts ‘manufacturing renaissance’

Unconventional drilling for oil and natural gas, such as that in Ohio’s Utica Shale, could be a major boost to the nation’s manufacturers during the next decade and a half.



Victoria County's economic growth among top 10 in nation

Economists credit the Eagle Ford Shale - and all that has trickled down from it - as the catalyst for development in Victoria.



Drilling creating jobs in region

With natural gas drilling operations starting up in a number of areas, some are starting to see an increase in employment as development begins and wells are being set up to tap into the Marcellus Shale deposit.

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