All posts tagged "Natural Gas"
Arch Coal Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
NEW YORK – Arch Coal, which has been hurt by the weakening demand for coal, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday. The coal industry is struggling as electric power companies shift to using natural gas, which...
- Posted January 11, 2016
Stopping Natural Gas Leak Near Los Angeles is a Complex Fix
LOS ANGELES – A tricky fix is in the works to plug a massive gas leak from an underground storage well that has sickened residents of a Los Angeles neighborhood for 11 weeks. Gas company workers are...
- Posted January 10, 2016
Invisible Disaster Drives People from Upscale LA Community
LOS ANGELES – Laura Gideon and her family endured the sickening stench from an out-of-control natural gas leak for about a month before they could no longer tolerate the nausea, headaches and nosebleeds. After she went to...
- Posted January 9, 2016
US Coal Production Falls to Lowest Level in Nearly 30 Years
WASHINGTON – U.S. coal production has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 30 years as cheaper sources of power and stricter environmental regulations reduce demand, according to preliminary government figures. A report released Friday by the...
- Posted January 8, 2016
Venezuela Cuts Gas Export To Neighboring Colombia
BOGOTA, Colombia – Venezuela’s state oil company is temporarily halting gas exports across the border to Colombia, citing climate factors and the need to generate electricity, the Colombian Mining Ministry reported Friday. The ministry said that PDVSA...
- Posted January 2, 2016