Natural Gas

What makes China’s rare-earth metals protectionism any different from what the Obama administration is doing on liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports?

If the administration truly wants to make “good policy decisions” when it comes to LNG exports, the pathway forward is remarkably clear.


The limited window of opportunity for U.S. natural gas producers to help serve the needs of customers around the world is closing fast.

Even in a business that deals with big numbers, $100 billion makes one sit up and take notice. That $100 billion figure is the amount that the U.S. chemical industry estimates is the total investment linked to domestic natural gas produced from shale regions such as the Marcellus.


The president and his senior advisors would be wise to remember that the American heartland produces more than just food for the world. It also produces increasing volumes of energy products like oil and natural gas.

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New study: Fracking saves water

Posted: January 28, 2014 by Ken Cohen

A new study by University of Texas researchers adds sorely needed facts and context to the discussions over hydraulic fracturing and water consumption taking place around the country.