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US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

...77.Exxon Mobil stock fell $4.31, or 4.2 percent, to $98.94 after the energy company said that oil and gas production slipped 6 percent in the second quarter, disappointing analysts. Whole Foods Market fell 88 cents, or 2.3 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/us-stocks-plunge-wiping-ou
What Is It?

...go to the gas station I cuss the Arabs and Mr. Obama for the high price of gas. The U.S. is No. 1 in natural gas production and soon will be No. 1 in oil production, yet Mr. Obama won't approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Thanks, Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-24/what-it
Another clog in the pipeline

...because of shale fracking in North Dakota and Texas. Also, the United States is now the world leader in natural gas production, having overtaken Russia in 2012, again, largely because of fracking.Do we really want to take a step backward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-27/another-clog-pipeline
Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

...2011 executive order. They include guidance on spacing of wells, which the report said could help maximize oil and gas production.The bureau acknowledged it had not updated its guidance on oil and gas drainage since 1999 or its guidance on mineral...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-11/federal-government-failed-
Despite ample supplies, natural gas production to grow

...and analysts say the beacon is being transmitted more faintly. Aside from economic considerations, future natural gas production depends on factors as finicky as international politics and the weather, both of which can affect prices. For example...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/22/bus_339881.shtml
Business
Hearings on cleanup effort moving ahead

...spent $32.9 million on litigation and cleanup of sites contaminated by coal tar -- a byproduct of manufactured-gas production. In 1992, the PSC granted Atlanta Gas Light a "rider," authorizing it to collect a minimal surcharge from customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/17/met_226263.shtml
Metro
Martin Marietta posts better results on back of construction recovery

...significant upside potential remains in both the residential and nonresidential construction segments," said company President Ward Nye. "Additionally, our aggregates business will benefit from the current boom in shale gas production."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/martin-marietta-posts-bett
Common sense evaporating

...production with fertilizer overuse and wildlife destruction. We are now near self-sufficiency with oil and natural gas production passing that of Saudi Arabian supplies to our own global advantage.Why is common sense always missing in our government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-05/common-sense-evaporating
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...my authority to protect more of our pristine federal lands for future generations.It's not just oil and natural gas production that's booming; we're becoming a global leader in solar, too. Every four minutes, another American home or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam
Inside Insurance: Businesses must consider better supply chain coverages

...supply-chain coverage.The Gulf accounts for about 30 percent of the nation's oil production and 20 percent of natural gas production. According to the Insurance Information Institute, there was a significant impact from Hurricane Katrina in 2005...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-09-12/inside-insur