natural gas

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PECO Customers To Pay More For Natural Gas

Starting Saturday, PECO Energy customers are paying more for natural gas.


Nicholas DeBenedictis, CEO of Bryn Mawr-based Aqua America, speaks to a CNG vehicle seminar sponsored by the Pa. DEP.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Pa. Officials Get a Natural-Gas Vehicle Endorsement From Area Water Corp.

Nicholas DeBenedictis, CEO of Bryn Mawr-based Aqua America (at lectern in photo), says he is committed to transitioning several of the water company’s dump trucks and vans to compressed natural gas (CNG).



On Energy Policy, Candidates Seem To Agree On Natural Gas

One of the key issues in the Presidential campaign is US energy policy, but the natural gas industry, at least, thinks it’s sitting pretty.


(File photo: Protesters rally outside a shale gas conference taking place in the Pennsylvania Convention Center in September 2012.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Shale Gas Conference in Center City Philadelphia Draws Protesters

Outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, several hundred people gathered for a rally demanding an end to “fracking.”


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Lower Rates Approved For Three NJ Natural Gas Companies

Many New Jersey residents will be spending less to stay warm this winter.


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PGW Increasing Natural Gas Rates

Philadelphia Gas Works is increasing the rate it charges its customers for the next three months, because of natural gas market conditions.


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Consortium Pitches Natural Gas Pipeline Through Pennsylvania To Serve Marcellus Shale Region

Three companies are proposing to build a billion-dollar natural gas pipeline through Pennsylvania and other states to ship natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation to mid-Atlantic markets.



BLOG: PGW Lowers Gas Rates For Next 3 Months

By Jim Donovan: The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) today announced that it will decrease what residential customers pay for natural gas. The average residential heating customer will pay about 6.6 percent less per month for […]


(Mayor Nutter, announcing his intention to sell PGW.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City of Philadelphia Putting Its Gas Works Up For Sale

The mayor’s announcement follows the release of a study that found selling PGW makes sense for the city. Unionized workers vow a fight.


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Natural Gas Price Falling

The price of natural gas is falling and that is good news for those in the Delaware Valley who use it to heat their homes.


Pa. PUC Faults PGW For January’s Fatal Natural Gas Explosion in Tacony

The 24-page PUC report concludes that PGW failed to follow many of its own safety procedures on site, including taking too long to shut off gas and electricity in the area where gas was leaking.


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Pa. Senate Passes Natural Gas Drilling Regulations

The state legislature continues to move closer to enacting a bill that would regulate natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.


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Geologist: Fracking Can Cause Small Earthquakes

Scientists are exploring a new concern about gas extraction in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale beds: Earthquakes.


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Corbett Takes Hands-On Approach For Drawing Up Natural Gas Drilling Bill

Governor Tom Corbett told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that he will draw up his own legislation to impose impact fees on natural gas drillers.


Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley speaks to reporters after Friday's meeting (Credit: Tony Romeo, KYW Newsradio)

Imposing Impact Fees Just One Of Many Marcellus Shale Recommendations Approved

Imposing impact fees is among the dozens of recommendations approved Friday by Governor Corbett’s Marcellus Shale Commission on a wide range issues related to natural gas drilling.