Posts Tagged: natural gas

2014-08-01

The Master Resource Report 2014-08-01 As noted in the report this week this is the last issue of The Master Resource Report. Nonhydro renewables out produce hydropower On the EIA’s Today in Energy page yesterday it was reported that nonhydro renewables now routinely surpass traditional hydropower generation. April marked the eighth consecutive month that total… Read more »

2014-07-25

The Master Resource Report 2014-07-25 Brine disposal and lightning don’t mix WILLISTON, N.D. — Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or… Read more »

2014-07-18

The Master Resource Report 2014-07-18 Natural gas storage The EIA reported that working gas in storage reached 2,129 Bcf for the week ending July 11th. This puts storage 22% below year ago levels and 25% below the five year average. The cool weather together with strong volumes of production from the Marcellus have worked together… Read more »

2014-07-11

The Master Resource Report 2014-07-11 Oklahoma earthquakes Last week the Wall Street Journal had an article that looked at the jump in magnitude 3 and above quakes that have been registered in Oklahoma. Temblors in Oklahoma used to be rare. Before 2008, the state experienced just one earthquake of magnitude 3 or larger each year…. Read more »

2014-06-27

The Master Resource Report 2014-06-27 Hydro in the Pacific Northwest According to an article posted on the EIA’s Today in Energy web page (June 27th) hydroelectric generation in the Columbia River Basin accounted for 44% of all hydro power in the US in 2012. The generation from this river system was 29 gigawatts. The map… Read more »