Monday, February 21, 2011

Some Headlines from Feb 21,2011

Natural gas big, thriving and growing across W.Va. By Mannix Porterfield Register-Herald Reporter The Register-Herald Mon Feb 21, 2011, 12:01 AM EST CHARLESTON — Marcellus shale is hogging the limelight in this legislative session, eclipsing a thriving and growing natural gas industry across all of West Virginia.
Apparently, WVa sends most of its natural gas out of state.

Chesapeake Energy sells assets to BHP for $4.75B Chesapeake Energy Corp. says it's agreed to sell all of its assets in a massive natural gas field to BHP Billiton Ltd. for $4.75 billion in cash.
Chesapeake is going to focusing on Oil.
Grays Harbor County natural gas-fired power plant OK to expand Chicago-based Invenergy LLC can move forward with plans to double the capacity of a natural gas-fired power plant in Grays Harbor County.
Developing Natural Gas plants to phase out coal.
Strip mining and Hydraulic fracturing a Comparison: would make an interesting topic for discussion. Which has a larger impact?

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