Will Natural Gas Kill Nuclear Power?
November 12, 2013 | Pittsburgy Post-Gazette
An article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette explores the possibility that low cost natural gas could displace nuclear power plants.
Natural Gas is the Top Home Heating Fuel in Pennsylvania
February 27, 2014 | Energy Information Administration
"Natural gas (38 percent) provides heat to more Pennsylvania homes than any other fuel, but electricity (29 percent), fuel oil (20 percent), and propane (9 percent) are also widely used in the state." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration.
However, even though Pennsylvania is a major producer of natural gas, homeowners there pay a price that is significantly above the national average.
US Shale Keeping Energy Price Down
December 3, 2013 | Bloomberg, The Telegraph, Reuters
Today's news has several stories that explain how oil and natural gas from shales are moderating energy prices for consumers.
Bloomberg: Marcellus gas eliminates a regional price premium in the Northeast.
The Telegraph: Low cost ethane helps British manufacturers
Reuters: Shale oil will moderate oil prices in 2014