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Natural gas lights the way

Telegram -- Natural gas and oil from new sources such as Bakken shale and Canada’s tar sands are being touted these days as keys to North American energy independence. This is understandable: Both natural gas and unconventionally produced oil are potentially large energy sources for the United States and the rest of North America that were not fully considered until recently. But their futures in the U.S. may be headed in opposite directions

Many of our country’s most influential transportation decision-makers — especially state and local governments, vehicle manufacturers and long-haul shipping businesses — are working hard to make natural gas a much bigger part of our country’s transportation system. This follows a similar shift toward natural gas for generating electricity. Today one-third of all


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blupupher
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2013 6:37:48 AM

The only problem with more use of CNG is that prices will rise with more demand.
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2013 6:13:05 AM

OK.
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2013 5:15:51 AM

Hope so.
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2013 4:53:14 AM

Cold winter sure helps use it...
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2013 4:13:54 AM

Go North America!
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Develop alternatives to fossil fuels!
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 10:12:46 PM

lt it be
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 10:05:24 PM

This sounds good.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 8:56:49 PM

Good bridge fuel.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 8:02:45 PM

Sure beats overpriced oil
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:52:06 PM

Natural gas is the way to go.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:41:37 PM

The MOST prevalent and cheapest source of natural gas, available forever in UNLIMITED quantities and never harnessed ?? HUMAN METHANE
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:41:27 PM

Okay
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:40:49 PM

"When these non-economic advantages are added to the developing economic trends favoring natural gas transportation, the result is a very attractive scenario for investors. That’s another reason my money is on natural gas for the type of energy that has the brightest future for U.S. transportation.

Christopher R. Knittel is the William Barton professor of energy economics at Sloan School of Management and co-director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, both at Massachusetts Institute of Technology."

Anyone want to bet against MIT???

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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:37:34 PM

Still in the same area of Coal and oil. Nonrenewable
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Natural gas is the way to go.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:35:39 PM

I hope this works.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:35:36 PM

Very good news.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:34:22 PM

Great news
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Infrastructure is needed!
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:31:54 PM

bring on the natural gas.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:28:27 PM

Unitl the government taxes it like gas and oil and the speculators get into thw market heavliy.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:26:19 PM

For a few years!
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:26:03 PM

I'm worried about US oil independence, not our N&S neighbors.
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For now
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:25:51 PM

Good.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:24:51 PM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:21:52 PM

Used to have natural gas lights in front of our house.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:20:09 PM

Good for them.
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Drill Baby Drill!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:14:42 PM

This will work.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:12:53 PM

Natural gas lights the way and it makes sense that large energy consumers are looking for ways to use less expensive fuel alternative.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:12:08 PM

We've known that for years!!!!!!!.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:10:09 PM

CNG I think is a much easier sell than EVs. More affordable, for most, and longer ranges.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:09:55 PM

If it releases energy when it burns we should produce it and use it.Oil,gas,coal...use it all.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:05:31 PM

Compressed Natural Gas is the way forward.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:04:24 PM

moving forward
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:04:06 PM

Go natural gas!
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:02:24 PM

Natrual Gas Is The Way To Go...
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 7:02:02 PM

I hope everyone gets the big picture on natural gas. Once there is more demand the price WILL go up. This has always happened.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 6:57:29 PM

Plenty of it.
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Lets hope so.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 6:55:59 PM

Energy independence is a myth.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 6:54:21 PM

sounds good here
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 6:53:41 PM

Bring it on!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 6:52:53 PM

This is good.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 6:52:25 PM

Coolsville
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go for it!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 6:49:14 PM

Me too
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