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Volatility Will Eventually Descend on US Natural Gas Prices

A natural gas adoption cycle is underway in the United States, as the country increasingly sources and consumes its own very cheap production. That natural gas (NG) prices have remained weak in the face of so much supply is no surprise. Rather, it’s the expansionary integration?of natural gas into the US economy, and in particular […]

Tyranny of Price and Energy Equity Outlook 2015: January (Double) Issue of TerraJoule.us

Each issue of TerraJoule.us contains:?a?Main Essay, the?Model Portfolio, the?Data Brief, and a link to a?Downloadable Podcast. Gregor Macdonald, Editor. Readers may purchase each issue individually, through Ganxy.com:?Purchase. Or, readers may also take a 12 month subscription through Gumroad.com:?TerraJoule.us Monthly eBook ?Annual Subscription. Podcast:?This month’s podcast is restricted to purchasers and subscribers. From this month’s issue: […]

Natural Gas: Great Expectations – August Issue of TerraJoule.us

Each issue of TerraJoule.us contains:?a Main Essay, a Model Portfolio, a Data Brief, and a link to a?Downloadable Podcast. Gregor Macdonald, Editor. For a more detailed description of each issue’s contents, please see the?Purchase?section. This month’s publication, Natural Gas: Great Expectations, ?takes a look at the natural gas resource base, and the coming LNG export […]

Coal: The Ignored Juggernaut

Dear Readers: I’m currently writing a long-form post twice a month now for Chris Martenson’s excellent website, Peak Prosperity.com. Accordingly, I’ll be publishing the first (and free) part of these essays here at w88ประเทศไทย www.pinyourcrafts.com. Enjoy. — Gregor Oil, natural gas, and alternatives dominate the headlines when it comes to energy. But there’s a big and […]

Coal Wins Again: Global Energy Use by Source, from the 2012 BP Statistical Review

The 2012 BP Statistical Review, covering 2011 world energy data, has been released. With global oil production roughly flat for a seventh year, coal once again gained global share of total primary energy consumption. World consumption of coal rose 5.4% in 2011, as oil consumption eked out a very small, 0.7% gain. As for other […]

For A Million BTU: Monday 4 June 2012

Today’s prices for a million BTU, by source: Brent Crude Oil; West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil; United Kingdom LNG; North American Natural Gas; Central Appalachian Coal; Powder River Basin Coal. –Gregor

North America Takes Further Steps to Export its Natural Gas

North America has a number of LNG export projects underway, mostly in Kitimat, British Columbia. But yesterday the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the first application for such a facility in the lower 48. Until these projects are operational, North American natural gas will continue to be trapped by geography. And, given that […]

Oil Soars and Natural Gas Withers: But the Energy Singularity is Not Forthcoming

If you firmly believe higher oil prices will drive energy transition, and the adoption of alternative sources, then do (by all means) feel excited today. The price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil, which has sold for as much as a 25% discount to Brent oil over the past 9 months, has been slowly filling […]

Vexed By Natural Gas

United States natural gas production in 2010, with just one month of data still due for delivery, is set to nearly match the all time highs last seen in the early 1970’s. By averaging 1,871,272.5 million cubic feet per month through November of last year, total US NG production is slated to reach 22,455,270 million […]

Land of Gas

The ongoing controversy which surrounds the shale natural gas story is a nice example of?entangled theories and beliefs. And, how thoughtful observers can be right on different aspects of a complex phenomenon, while arguing against each other vociferously all the while. ?At issue? Whether the tremendous upward swing in US natural gas production is sustainable. […]