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Sustainability and safety are complementary priorities for U.S. military

For the U.S. military, energy efficiency isn’t just about sustainability, it’s about saving lives. A generator powered by the sun may be more fuel-efficient than a gasoline-powered one, for...

Tuesday Live Event: Finding the Best Regulatory Environment to Boost Responsible Natural Gas Production

Tomorrow morning, March 20, nearly 200 energy and environmental advocates will gather at The Newseum in Washington, DC to discuss a topic of mutual interest: finding a regulatory framework...

Shell moves a step closer to new U.S. ‘cracker’ plant

This week Shell Chemical signed a land option agreement with Horsehead Corporation that brings the company one step closer to building a petrochemical complex in the state of Pennsylvania....

Highlights from the field hearing “Natural Gas – America’s New Energy Opportunity”

We’ve compiled some highlights from the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Oversight Field Hearing on “Natural Gas—America’s New Energy Opportunity: Creating Jobs, Energy and Community Growth,” which took...

Chemical Alliance Zone: Ethylene could bring widespread benefits to struggling Appalachia region

“If we don’t have the ethane in the natural gas, there’s no chemical industry, if there’s no chemical industry, we don’t have manufacturing in the United States,” said Kevin...