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LineGuardian Leak Prevention System Now on Sale

HALIFAX, NS – Lorax Systems Inc., a Halifax, Nova Scotia environmental solutions company announced today that after six years in the making, its LineGuardian™ fuel leak prevention system is available for purchase by home owners who heat with oil. “On a broad level, LineGuardian is the world’s first leak prevention technology that is purely mechanical: it can detect even the smallest of leaks ...

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New England Governors Revise Natural Gas Strategy

American Energy Council Governors of the six New England states have abandoned a plan to create a regional tariff to underwrite the construction of new natural gas pipelines, according to a recent article by RTO Insider. During a meeting last week in Connecticut, the governors backed away from their 2013 commitment to share the costs of new gas pipelines and ...

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U.S. Refiners’ Contributions to Clean Air

The American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers reports that emissions from U.S. fuel manufacturers have decreased substantially over the last two decades, even as U.S. petroleum fuel production increased during the same time period. These findings, combined with other U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data showing continuous and significant reductions in all criteria pollutants economy-wide, raise further questions regarding EPA’s rationale for ...

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U.S. Natural Gas Supply Expected to Reach 110 Billion Cubic Feet Per Day by 2035

A new report from Navigant’s global Energy Practice, the North American Natural Gas Market Outlook, Year-End 2014, examines the state of the natural gas industry and provides forecasts for supply and demand through 2035. Driven by ongoing gas shale growth in the Northeast, production of natural gas in the United States continued its strong growth trajectory in 2014, increasing by ...

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Feeral Bill Would Index Gas, Diesel Taxes to Inflation

From the Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Rep. Jim Renacci (D-OH) announced the introduction of legislation that would index the federal gas and diesel tax to inflation. Additionally the “Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act” would establish a bipartisan, bicameral transportation commission to develop a long-term funding mechanism by 2016. Current Highway Trust Fund authorization expires on May 31 which is expected to ...

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