Canadian Rail System and Premier Threatened by Pipeline Activists

Daniel B. Markind, Esq.Flaster Greenberg PC The Canadian rail system is in chaos thanks to pipeline activists and boy premier who hasn’t got a clue what to do it seems. Is the U.S. a target as well? People in the United States who wonder how far pipeline protests can go, and how disruptive they can be,

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Natural Gas Exports Set to Soar Thanks to Appalachian Shale

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … Appalachian shale production has been nothing short of phenomenal and has set the stage for natural gas exports to soar via both LNG ships and pipelines. Yesterday, chatting with a pro-gas friend, we both remarked on the fact the solution to low prices is low prices, just as

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Carbon Emissions Flattening Out Globally, Thanks to Our Fracking

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … Carbon emissions have failed to grow, despite significant growth in the global economy. Natural gas, that is fracking, here in the U.S. was a huge help. The International Energy Agency is out with a new report demonstrating it is the growth in our natural gas use, brought about

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The Fossil Fuel Divestment Shell Game and How It’s Played

Robert Bradley, Jr.Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy ResearchPrincipal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog.. .… … Fossil fuel divestment is a cruel joke, perpetrated by the self-righteous Rockfeller lackey and phony, Bill McKibben, who has done the family’s dirty work. Under the banner STOP FOSSIL FUELS. BUILD 100% RENEWABLES, the group 350.org last month announced “a new fossil free

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Cove Point Celebrates Sending Our Marcellus Shale Gas Across the Globe

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Cove Point celebrated loading its 100th container ship of Appalachian shale gas the other day. This facility is shipping our natural all over the globe. Seems like just yesterday that Dominion Energy’s Cove Point LNG export plant opened for business–in April 2018 (see First-Ever Shipment of Marcellus LNG Leaves Cove

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – November 9, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. How NOT to Influence People and Win Friends This may be the tipping point for over-the-top, jump-the-shark, wolf crying by those trying

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Wind Turbine Disposal Issue Shows There’s No Free Renewables Lunch

 ... … … Shocker! Getting rid of an old wind turbine is proving to be quite an issue and a high expense, showing renewables are neither free nor especially green. In Minnesota, Xcel Energy estimates conservatively that it will cost $532,000 (in 2019 dollars) to decommission each of its wind turbines—a total cost of $71 million to decommission the 134

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LNG Terminals Being Built Everywhere to Accept Natural Gas!

 ... … … LNG terminals are being built across the world to accept natural gas. They can get it from Australia, Russia or us. Who will it be? Us we hope and expect. At a recent natural gas conference, some attendees indicated that international natural gas demand would continue to grow at a double-digit rate due to

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – October 26, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Natural Gas and Solar Power: Together at Last Our friend Dan Markind has a great piece in Forbes on the blending of

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German Energy System A Disaster. New Climate Plan Will Make It Worse.

 ... … … The German Energy system is in free-fall disaster shape and the folks who brought about the Energiewende now what to double-down on green foolishness. Germany’s Energiewende, or German energy transition to renewables, is leading to an insecure supply of energy and is affecting the nation’s economy. Germany plans on phasing out all its nuclear

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Keep It in the Ground? Well, Then, This Is What to Expect.

Keep It Grounded In Fact(American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers)      Keep it in the ground say fractivists and other environmental extremists, but we’ve just gotten a glimpse of that future and it’s anything but pretty. If you’ve ever wondered what life would be like if Extinction Rebellion and the other “Keep It in the

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – October 19, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Natural Gas NOW readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. The Guardian Plays Word Games There is no deceit so great as self-deceit. The Guardian, which I wrote

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Capitalism Is What Really Worries Global Warmists and Fractivists

Robert P. MurphySenior Economist, Institute for Energy ResearchPrincipal, Consulting by RPM … …  Capitalism, and revulsion to it, is at the heart of the opposition to oil and gas development by today’s global warmists and fractivists. They’re wrong. Presumably bolstered by the fiery claims of Greta Thunberg and the general theme of Climate Week, people

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NaturalGasNOW Wants You! For Our Nation, Economy and Environment!

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  NaturalGasNOW wants your help. It takes much effort to do what we do and we want your help to get it done “for our nation, our economy and our environment.” Yes, just like Uncle Sam, we want you! We want you as a guest blogger. We want your comments.

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Texas Wind Power Not So Reliable, As It Turns Out

 ... … … Texas wind energy has been touted as a big success, but several years of growth in the wind energy supply have blown away electricity expense budgets. Texas has the most wind capacity of any state, generating about 16 percent of its electricity from wind. In August, as temperatures rose to over 100 degrees and

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