The Boom of Natural Gas

America is in the middle of a natural gas boom. Prices for shale gas have lowered, and the nation has so much natural gas that electric utilities have curbed rate increases and switched more capacity to gas from coal.

“Companies and municipalities are deploying thousands of new gas-powered trucks and buses, curbing noxious diesel fumes and reducing the nation’s reliance on imported oil.”

Commercial and residential consumers alike are switching to natural gas as a less expensive means of heating.

The entire article is worth a read, and helps explain how natural gas comes from the depths of the earth, and into buildings and cars.

Source: New York Times

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