Category Archives: Natural Gas

Lawrence Solomon: Israel’s gas diplomacy

(February 24, 2012) Israel: ‘Gas is our strategic interest for new partnerships’. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: New glory for Greece

(February 17, 2012) A deregulated free-market Greece — in tourism, energy, transportation — could transform the broken country. Continue reading

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Israeli Oil: Black Gold in the Holy Land

(June 18, 2011) On Tuesday, June 14, Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. announced it had requested a petroleum exploration permit to develop large shale oil deposits in the Shfela Basin, 30 miles west of Jerusalem. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Shale gas emerging as one of world’s biggest job creators

(June 1, 2011) Shale gas, the natural gas obtained from fracturing shale rock, is emerging as one of the biggest job producers in the world, if startling new figures from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry are any indication. Continue reading

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Policy Analysis: The perils of picking technological winners in renewable energy policy

(February 28, 2010) An Energy Probe study by Michael J. Trebilcock and James S.F. Wilson. Continue reading

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Choices, choices: Is it time to lock in . . . or float?

With most things we buy, the price isn’t much of a moving target. It can vary between one store and another, but once we’ve decided what to buy, the only big decision left is where.

For some products, however, the choice is not as easy. With mortgages and natural gas, for instance, the sellers have given us some additional options – to lock in at a certain rate for years ahead, or take one’s chances with the current rates and hope they don’t go up too much.

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No Peak Gas

(April 15, 2009) Is the United States running out of natural gas? Continue reading

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The Marketplace: Is it really an advantage to lock into a natural gas contract?

(November 2, 2005) Lately I have been a two-time loser when it came to selecting a mortgage and deciding how to pay my natural gas bill. I made the wrong choice – or so some would argue – on both over the past five years. Continue reading

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Natural-gas policy

(June 17, 2003) Toronto: Re NAFTA Lets The Gas Out Of Canada (June 12) – Eric Reguly, in promoting the view that “Canada made the grave mistake of not figuring out its own energy needs before it handed the entire [natural gas] industry to NAFTA,” would have our politicians decide how much natural gas we should use. Continue reading

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Natural gas policy

(June 17, 2003) Toronto: Re NAFTA Lets The Gas Out of Canada (June 12) – Eric Reguly, in promoting the view that “Canada made the grave mistake of not figuring out its own energy needs before it handed the entire [natural gas] industry to NAFTA,” would have our politicians decide how much natural gas we should use. Continue reading

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