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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
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Energy

...Republican incumbent Joe Wilson and Democratic challenger Rob Miller have different plans for the state's oil and natural gas fields. Like virtually all candidates running for office, both call for a comprehensive energy strategy, one that includes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/02/aik_481670.shtml
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
Pocket change

...a $100,000 personal investment in 1956. Three years later, Occidental discovered California's second-largest gas field. Since then, the company has grown into an oil giant with reserves of more than 2.3 billion barrels in the United...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/21/bus_389591.shtml
Business
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
Gas drilling in Appalachia produces a foul byproduct

...become the most productive natural gas field in the U.S., capable of supplying...way to being the nation's first gas field where drilling water is widely reused...Range Resources Corp., one of the gas field's most active operators, pipes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-06/gas-drilling-appalachia-pr
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
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