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Wyoming Explosion Clears Out Town of 98

An explosion at a natural gas plant in Wyoming has prompted the evacuation of the town of Opal, population 98. Opal is situated roughly five miles from the Williams Gas Plant, which was shut down after an explosion occurred on-site …

Propane Shortage Leads to Price Surge in Midwest US Propane Shortage Leads to Price Surge in Midwest US
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Much fuss has been made about the polar vortex that swept across the US this winter, bringing with it the lowest temperatures the United States has seen in decades. The Midwest, Northeast, South are the areas which have been hit …

Natural Gas Vehicle Sales to Rise in Coming Decade Natural Gas Vehicle Sales to Rise in Coming Decade

Electric cars are currently getting most of the attention paid to alternative fuel vehicles, and for good reason. The technology behind such vehicles is set to improve at a fast pace in the coming years, and the infrastructure to support …

Natural Gas: Prices Rally With Rising Population, Middle-East Turmoil Natural Gas: Prices Rally With Rising Population, Middle-East Turmoil

Spot prices of natural gas topped $3.72 per million Btu last week – the highest in two months – following the U.S. Energy Department’s weekly storage report that showed a tighter supply vs demand scenario. The Natural Gas Storage Report, …

Al-Qaeda Plot to Bomb Yemeni Industries Foiled Al-Qaeda Plot to Bomb Yemeni Industries Foiled
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The country of Yemen has foiled a plot by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (also known as Ansar al-Sharia). The plot comes in the wake of warnings from al Qaeda that would impact travelling Americans, as well as the …

Rig Blowout Leads To Evacuation Of 47 Workers Rig Blowout Leads To Evacuation Of 47 Workers

As of late, the gulf coast has become more well-known for oil spills and natural disasters than its natural beauty and once bountiful fishing and shrimping. A major oil spill in 2010 caused major damage to the area, damage that …