Study delivers good, bad news on climate-impacting methane leakage from gas wells

By Lisa Song and Jim Morris

A study released today examines greenhouse-effect-causing methane emissions from natural gas drilling sites.

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"… of Methane, creating uncertainty about the fuel's overall climate impact. Methane is 20 to 100 times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas. T …"

Export push reframes debate over fracking

By Alexandra Duszak

Energy indepedence for the U.S. no longer at issue — exports would help industry's bottom line.

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"… s, whose profits and stock prices spiraled downward. Shares of Chesapeake Energy, for example, the No. 1 producer in Pennsylvania and No. 2 nationwide, rea …"

"… rofits Gas companies are now seeking authorization from the Department of Energy to export the gas overseas, where demand is higher. They already have per …"

"… in limbo. Approval may hinge on the conclusions published last month in an Energy Department report on exports. The status of the permits will remain undeci …"

"… . was on track to become an importer of natural gas as resources ran low. Energy companies built multibillion-dollar LNG import facilities up and down the …"

'Clean' natural gas adding to climate change

By Chris Hamby and Jim Morris

As climate change gases decline, data reveals natural gas increase