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Category: Oil & Gas


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities, Public Water System

City of Boulder and Western Disposal to Cut Transportation-Related Emissions

June 30, 2020

Via: Waste360

The City of Boulder is partnering with Western Disposal for the sale of renewable natural gas (RNG) generated at the city’s Water Resources Recovery Facility (WRRF). The RNG, which will be produced from biogas, which is derived from the breakdown […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Pennsylvania Site Latest Gas Plant Online in Building Surge

June 25, 2020

Via: PowerMag

Gas-fired power generation in the U.S. remains the top source of electricity production, even as renewable energy continues to take market share. A POWER analysis of projects shows nearly 180 gas-fired units are either under construction or in development nationwide, […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

California plans for future of gas system amid ‘patchwork’ of electrification policies

June 9, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

As a wave of local governments in California roll out policies that promote the electrification of buildings, the state’s energy regulators have been saddled with a complicated task: planning for the future of its natural gas system. Around 30 cities […]


Electric Utility, Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

How Should California Wind Down Its Fossil Fuel Industry?

June 1, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

California’s energy past is on a collision course with its future. Think of major oil-producing U.S. states, and Texas, Alaska or North Dakota probably come to mind. Although its position relative to other states has been falling for 20 years, […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Report: Natural gas is a loser for long-term utility shareholder value

April 20, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

The question of when or if natural gas investments will become “stranded assets” has been controversial in the investment community. Some argue that even with political and societal pressures to move toward net-zero emissions, natural gas will still be a […]


Electric Utility, Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Con Edison reaches 170 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths, as risks rise for utility workers

April 3, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

Consolidated Edison has 170 employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 — 11 have recovered and returned to work as of Friday morning, and three have died, spokesperson Allan Drury told Utility Dive. These are the first utility worker deaths […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Natural Gas a Powerful Force, Despite Industry Headwinds

April 1, 2020

Via: PowerMag

There is plenty of natural gas in the U.S., and indeed the world. Prices for the fuel continue at historic lows, with weeks at levels below $2/MMBtu in the U.S., as the supply of gas has far outstripped demand. That’s […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

For gas utilities, voluntary RNG programs can play an important role on the path to decarbonization

February 21, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

Many natural gas utilities are currently developing strategic plans to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, or realize they will be asked to do so soon. Integrating renewable natural gas (RNG) is an important component of every utility’s plan to decarbonize, […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Why States Need to Ban New Gas Hookups in Buildings (in 5 Charts)

February 17, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Fossil fuels, primarily gas, are a fixture in millions of American homes and businesses, but the building sector’s climate impact hasn’t received the same scrutiny as coal and gas in the power sector or oil in the transportation sector. Fortunately, […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Dominion Energy sets 2050 net-zero carbon goal, buys Southern’s stake in Atlantic Coast Pipeline

February 12, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

Dominion says it has already made rapid progress to cut its greenhouse gas emissions, but will now accelerate those efforts through a diverse menu of efforts focused on its own operations as well as other industries. The company says it […]