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Is natural gas really cleaner than oil?

Just like natural gas is cheaper than oil if you’re using a simple and short-sighted analsysis, it is also cleaner than oil if you’re just counting the CO2 emissions from burning it as fuel. But that comparison ignores the fact that natural gas itself is a powerful greenhouse gas that vents during the manufacturing process, gets blown out of compressors during the transportation process, and leaks during the distribution process…

Is natural gas really cheaper than oil?

The price of commodities like natural gas and oil are determined by supply and demand. While oil production in the United States has been stagnant, we’ve seen a huge increase in natural gas production. Despite the controversial nature of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, we’re doing 20 to 30 times as much of it now as we used to just a few years back…

Kinder Morgan don’t care much about history

In addition to the absolute bare minimum effort Kinder Morgan put into its pre-filing submission to FERC, it seems the company also put an absolute bare minimum of effort into contacting the necessary state agencies. Not the bare minimum of a kid doing his B-block math homework during A-block English class, but the bare minimum of a silent film villain twirling his mustache while cackling about his evil plans…