New US project to explore drilling wastewater reuse

The Environmental Protection Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the State of New Mexico for the project

US gas generation ‘to reach near record high this summer’

Power plant operators added 5.4GW of new capacity during the first four months of 2018

Global gas flaring at oil production sites declined last year

The World Bank says it is the start of reversing years of increases in gas flaring that started in 2010

US fossil fuel use ‘drops to lowest level since 1902’

It was driven by slight decreases in coal and natural gas consumption

UPS commits to delivering 700 gas-powered trucks across US

The delivery and haulage firm also said it would build an additional five gas fuelling stations

US fossil fuel use in power sector at 23-year low

It was driven by a reduction in coal and oil consumption, with a slightly offsetting increase in natural gas consumption

Natural gas to overtake renewables in US power capacity additions

If that happens, it will be the first year since 2013 in which renewables did not make up a majority of added capacity

Industry professionals ‘confident about future of gas’

Most oil and gas professionals are confident about the role of natural gas up to 2050. That’s according to a  new report published by the Energy Institute, which explores the opinions of almost 200 industry leaders towards reducing the climate change impacts of the fuel. Those responding to the survey said carbon capture and storage (CCS) […]

US fossil fuels production ‘to reach record levels’

Fossil fuels production in the US is expected to reach record levels in 2018 and 2019. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts it to average almost 73 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) this year and rise to 75 quadrillion Btu in 2019. That includes production of natural gas, crude oil, coal and hydrocarbon gas liquids […]

Natural gas to remain primary energy source in US

Natural gas is to remain the primary source of electricity generation in the US for at least the next two years. That’s the forecast from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), which expects the share of total power supplied by natural gas-fired power plants to average 33% in 2018 and 34% in 2019. That’s an increase […]