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Why Natural Gas isn’t Likely to be the World’s Energy Savior

We keep hearing about the many benefits of natural gas–how burning it releases less CO2 than oil or coal, and how it burns with few impurities, so does not have the pollution problems of coal. We also hear about the … Continue reading

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Natural Gas Setbacks – Water Contamination and Escaped Gases

Natural gas would like to be bridge fuel as we deal with oil shortages, but it keeps running into obstacles. A big obstacle is the fact that the price is now too low, relative to what it costs to extract … Continue reading

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