| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads.
At first glance...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 2:11 PM
SOUTH BEND – Forecasters have been watching Isaac, now a category 1 hurricane, for days. Now, we're watching gas prices go up. A 20 cent hike in one day -- believe it.
"$4, what are they doing with these gas prices?" questioned Jim Riffell who...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 10:32 AM
In recent years, the natural gas industry has experienced swings in the price of natural gas.
Bernie Witherow, energy specialist with Stand Energy Corp., said the historical New York Mercantile Exchange futures averaged $2.591 for natural gas in 1996....
| May 31, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Alaska’s first commercial natural gas storage project is now humming.
By the time project managers with Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska cut the ribbon on the new Kenai facility, Thursday morning, nearby compressors were already pressurizing...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Martin A. Fritz, Class of '86, has been named the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown's 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. The award is the highest honor that Pitt-Johnstown bestows upon its more than 19,500 alumni.
"Martin is a shining...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:27 PM
For four decades, the owners of the liquefied natural gas terminal at Cove Point in Calvert County have given a pair of environmental groups a say over expansion of the sprawling complex, originally built to import fuel from abroad via the Chesapeake Bay....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:25 PM
Siemens isn't the only wind energy company worried about the future. The company just laid off nearly half its workforce and we learn it's not alone. Other Kansas companies face uncertainty.
“The wind energy business has grown seriously in Kansas....
| Sep 22, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett is optimistic about the future of the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania.
“After all the predictions of disaster and the fearful warnings from people with no understanding of the industry, Pennsylvania is reaping a bounty,”...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:31 AM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It sounds like a free-market success story: a natural gas boom created by drilling company innovation, delivering a vast new source of cheap energy without the government subsidies that solar and wind power demand.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:00 PM
While we agree with Katie Huffling that safe, responsible, tightly-regulated natural gas development must be done in a way that protects "the health of our communities and the environment," her recent op-ed ("The hidden health risks of fracking," July 20)...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:36 AM
July saw the smallest yearly growth in the cost of living since 2010, with price declines in electricity and natural gas helping to offset the recent jump in gas prices, a federal agency reported Wednesday.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban...