Category Archives: Natural Gas

Will Low Natural Gas Prices Continue?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator  In 2016, annual average natural gas prices in the U.S. were the lowest since 1999. Source: EIA website   Interestingly, this occurred even with a slight drop in production and slight increases … Continue reading

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Renewable Natural Gas: A Viable Fuel for Power Generation and Transportation

by Christina Nagy-McKenna, Enerdynamics Instructor Most of us think of natural gas as a reliable, plentiful fossil fuel. Less discussed is its renewable equivalent: biomethane, a biogas that is the result of the decomposition of organic matter. Once processed, this … Continue reading

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What Can the Energy Industry Expect Under the Trump Administration?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator President Obama took office eight years ago determined to address the United States’ emission of greenhouse gases (GHG). The President was unsuccessful in getting Congress to take much action other than extending … Continue reading

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Natural Gas Companies Can Control Methane Emissions to Become More Environmentally Friendly

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Greenhouse gas emissions by the electricity industry have declined significantly in recent years due mainly to natural gas generation displacing coal generation as well growth in renewables output and flat end-use load … Continue reading

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LNG Goes Off the Grid

by Christina Nagy-McKenna, Enerdynamics Instructor Liquefied natural gas (LNG) may soon be available to customers who, due to infrastructure restraints, do not have the option to choose natural gas as a fuel source. ISO (International Organization of Standardization) containers that fit … Continue reading

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Surviving the Winter Without Aliso Canyon: A Look at California’s Short- and Long-term Natural Gas Storage Future

by Christina Nagy-McKenna, Enerdynamics Instructor California’s transition to a carbon-free resource mix for electricity generation may have just gotten a momentum boost from a most unlikely source: clean-burning natural gas. Long at the forefront of the movement to use resources … Continue reading

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Halting Fugitive Methane Emissions Is Key to Attaining Natural Gas’ Environmental Benefits

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Natural gas has recently replaced coal-fired generation as the dominant form of generation in the U.S. From the standpoint of power plant emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) this is good news. On … Continue reading

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