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An unfortunate fact of life I quickly learned growing up in eastern Pennsylvania in the 1960s was the lack of decent paying industrial jobs.

Ziff Energy has released a report which provides an analysis of the 2011 U.S. and Canadian gas reserve replacement rates, gas reserves, and focuses on reserves booking in today’s low-price environment.

Pittsburgh-based EQT Corp. has launched a pilot program to begin converting drilling rigs to liquefied natural gas (LNG), displacing the diesel used to power equipment at the well site.

Vehicles fueled by liquid natural gas (LNG) are poised to penetrate heavy duty trucking due to low natural gas prices resulting from the United States’ unconventional gas boom, according to a new IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates report. Unlike light-duty vehicles (LDVs), the economics are favorable to both vehicle owners and LNG suppliers, the report says.

An explosion at a BP natural gas site in western Colorado June 25 killed one person and wounded two others.

Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA--A poll of delegates at the World Gas Conference indicated that industry professionals are confident Asia is well-placed to support continuing growth in gas consumption through the provision of the infrastructure it needs. A total of 71% of participants thought that the region has the technical foundation to develop the systems needed to support an increased dependence on gas, while 29% of participants felt that it does not.

Obama administration officials said they are preparing to open additional areas of the Arctic Ocean to oil and gas exploration.

Demand for natural gas as a transportation fuel in the United States is seen as growing as is fueling infrastructure to deliver it, and why not? The price of natural gas is low, the fuel is plentiful, and the pollution impact is minimal. On the surface it appears to be the brewing of a perfect storm for consumers and natural gas industry stakeholders.

Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA--These are heady times in the natural gas business, as the thousands who attended World Gas Conference 2012 in June will vouch. But conditions worldwide vary for a number of reasons, some overt, others not so obvious. That’s when it’s helpful to turn to someone with a global acumen like Peter Oosterveer for an accurate perspective of natural gas in the year 2012 and beyond.

Russ Girling, CEO of TransCanada Corp., said a new line to carry oil sands crude to Canada's Atlantic coast could also serve markets in Europe and the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.

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