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Natural Gas Pipeline Safety: A Crisis or a Manageable Issue?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor San Bruno, Calif.; Allentown, Pa.; Sissonville, W.V.; Cleburne, Texas. Listening to the media coverage on towns impacted by natural gas disasters, it seems believable that the 230,000 miles of gathering lines, 300,000 … Continue reading

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Will the United States’ Romance with Natural Gas Continue in 2013? Part I

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Last year — 2012 — was the year that the U.S. fell back in love with natural gas. Prices stayed below a very reasonable $4/MMBtu even as demand grew.  Power  producers switched … Continue reading

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Why FERC Order 1000 is a Big Deal in the Electric Industry

by Greg Stark, Enerdynamics Instructor High-voltage lines for the long distance transportation of electrical energy (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Many of our readers may have noticed at their companies a considerable effort expended on FERC Order 1000 compliance in the last … Continue reading

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T. Boone Pickens: Natural Gas Can and Should Fuel Long-Haul Trucks

By Christina Nagy McKenna, Enerdynamics Instructor With crude oil prices at a six-month high and natural gas prices at a 30-month low, T. Boone Pickens has renewed his argument that long-haul trucks are better served using natural gas as a fuel … Continue reading

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Should I be Worried about Breathing Methane with Gas Drilling and Fracking Going on Around Me?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics’ President and Lead Instructor Earlier this week, I got the following e-mail from one of my co-workers in our Colorado office: “Do you know how bad it is to breathe in methane? I’m wondering since there … Continue reading

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EPA to Begin Regulation of Fracking

Image via Wikipedia by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics’ President and Lead Instructor As we’ve discussed in previous blog posts including The Natural Gas Fracking Debate: What Is Fracking and Why Does It Matter? Part II, the potential benefits of natural gas … Continue reading

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