Stories tagged: natural gas
Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health effects of the natural gas industry, taking action …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
Avista Corp. has requested an annual rate adjustment in Idaho, which if approved by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission, would increase natural gas revenues by $3.3 million.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019
Iraq is planning a $53 billion megaproject with global energy giants ExxonMobil and PetroChina to use seawater from the Persian Gulf to boost oil production, Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi announced …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
Avista’s natural gas customers in Eastern Washington and North Idaho aren’t affected by Tuesday’s pipeline explosion in British Columbia at this time, company officials said.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
Avista Corp. is asking regulators for permission to decrease natural gas rates for Idaho customers, effective Nov. 1. If approved, a typical household was save about 34 cents on a …
Sat., July 21, 2018
Egypt raised natural gas prices for households and businesses Saturday by between 33.3 and 75 percent, the latest among tough austerity measures aimed at rebuilding the country’s economy battered by …
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
Natural gas is now the nation’s leading source of electricity. It is abundant and cheap, which has not only crippled the coal industry but has also affected virtually every other …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
Avista customers will pay less for natural gas this winter as a result of lower wholesale prices.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
Company officials say a $1.2 billion natural gas liquids pipeline proposed from Montana to Kansas will help accommodate increasing production in North Dakota and reduce wasteful flaring of excess gas.
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018
If the recent cold snap has your furnace running constantly, take heart. Local residents could get a modest break on their heating bills this winter from lower natural gas prices.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Energy Department decisions approving three projects to export liquefied natural gas, a boost for the Trump administration’s strategy to increase energy production and …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
Avista’s natural gas customers in Washington will get a slight break on their bills beginning Nov. 1.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017
Exxon Mobil vows to reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from its natural gas drilling operations.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017
As Kim Jong Un’s antics in North Korea capture global attention, China is quietly moving to bolster its grip on disputed territory in the South China Sea.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
Avista is asking Idaho regulators to approve a slight increase in natural gas rates, effective Nov. 1.
Tue., June 20, 2017
Idaho is starting what officials say is the state’s first ever audit of natural gas and oil wells on state lands to make sure the state is getting its fair …
Tue., June 20, 2017
The state’s largest energy utility will pay at least $1.5 million for a natural gas explosion in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood last year.
Sun., May 14, 2017
Portland General Electric has suspended its effort to get permits for two new natural gas-fired power plants in eastern Oregon.
Sun., May 14, 2017
Residents of a coastal community in Oregon are considering whether to try to derail a fossil fuel export project in their rural county, a decision that could put them at …
Fri., May 12, 2017
Beijing will open its borders to U.S. beef, while cooked Chinese poultry is closer to landing on American supermarket shelves under a U.S.-China trade agreement.
Wed., May 10, 2017
Bears Ears National Monument in Utah boasts stretches of red-and-yellow sandstone so brilliant they appear to be ablaze and rock structures so precarious they appear to defy gravity.
Wed., May 3, 2017
The Port Arthur refinery in Texas is North America’s largest oil refinery, and as of this week Saudi Arabia controls all of it. With the stroke of a proverbial pen, …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017
Environmental and Alaska Native groups sued Wednesday to overturn an executive order by President Donald Trump that could lead to expanded petroleum drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday instructing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review any national monument created since Jan. 1, 1996, that spans at least 100,000 acres in …
UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017
The governor of Alaska says the owner of an underwater pipeline leaking processed natural gas will temporarily shut down gas production that feeds into the line.
Wed., March 22, 2017
An Idaho legislative panel has advanced a bill that significantly alters the state’s rules on natural gas and oil production to the full House for amendments.
Thu., March 2, 2017
A bill intended to make significant changes to how Idaho regulates the state’s developing natural gas and oil industry has been introduced in the House Health and Welfare Committee.
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: New company planning to pipe natural gas 100 miles from Benton County to Spokane
The general frenzy in America over oil and gas riches had spread to Eastern Washington.
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017
Williams Cos. is following through on a promise to unload assets and double down in a region of the U.S. where natural gas production is still booming: the Marcellus shale …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017
Idaho’s effective tax rate on natural gas and oil production is less than half the average when compared to eight other producing states.