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Natural gas markets undergo turbulent transition

...declining productivity in the nation's aging natural-gas fields, analysts and industry officials said. Over the past...lower 48 to smaller companies began when aging natural gas fields in Oklahoma, Texas, the Gulf of Mexico and elsewhere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/15/bus_391695.shtml
Business
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...Chevron will buy natural gas producer Atlas Energy Inc., marking the major oil company's first foray into the rich gas fields in the eastern part of the U.S.Chevron will pay with both cash and stock, the companies said Tuesday. Including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2010-11-09/business-ne
Local Business | Business | Augusta Economy
Pipeline could even out natural gas prices nationally

...he said. TEXAS IS THE COUNTRY'S biggest producer of gas, but there's no shortage in the West. Beside working gas fields and known supplies, the Rocky Mountains alone contain more than 200 trillion cubic feet of probable natural gas reserves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/16/bus_191076.shtml
Business
Will France hang tough?

...Assad regime is considering offering the French billions in business deals, including the rights to develop a cluster of gas fields in Syria's precious desert region. The purpose, of course, is to shake France loose from its commitment to the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/16/edi_447455.shtml
Editorials
Government begins work on CO2 storage project at Teapot Dome

...CO2 out of the atmosphere is to store it underground. "Right now, the best place to do this is in depleted oil and gas fields." Teapot Dome - named for a nearby rock formation - is currently in its preliminary engineering and testing stages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/29/liv_402676.shtml
Life & style
Winter demand drives up cost of heating fuel

...month that natural gas storage was down almost 10 percent from last year. Further complicating the situation is that gas fields in the Midwest are becoming depleted. "Many of our natural gas wells have been producing for decades and are no longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/21/bus_389606.shtml
Business
High natural gas prices caused by big demand, short supply

...times its 1999 income. In recent days its financial strength and its status as a leading lease holder for Rocky Mountain gas fields have made it the target of a hostile $2.2 billion takeover attempt by Shell Oil Co. Gas marketing companies, a group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/26/bus_309759.shtml
Business
Exxon Mobil makes $29B bet on natural gas

...independent U.S. natural gas companies. Companies like Royal Dutch Shell and Statoil want more exposure to natural gas fields in the U.S. and the technology to extract gas. Potential targets include big natural gas companies like Chesapeake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/15/bus_559489.shtml
Business
Little to show for billions spent in East Timor

...government that took over in 2007 after peaceful elections and is tapping into a $5 billion petroleum fund from oil and gas fields. The fund will be exhausted by 2023, and analysts say if the non-oil economy is not stable by then, people will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/08/liv_547365.shtml
Life & style
Kazakhstan has space dreams

...the Russians' attitude is changing as they see the money flowing from Kazakhstan, earned from vast oil and natural gas fields that were ignored in Soviet times but are now attracting substantial Western investment. The country's economy has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/liv_418251.shtml
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