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Martinez road reopens after gas leak

A small section of Old Petersburg Road at McCormick Road has reopened after being closed due to a natural gas leak on a main line at that location.Safety officials urged motorists to avoid Old Petersburg Road near McCormick Road until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-28/columbia-county-gas-leak-old
Kelvin Collins: Scammers now targeting utility customers

...it is the company's responsibility to replace or repair.? Never allow anyone into your home to check wiring, natural gas pipes or appliances unless you have scheduled an appointment or reported a problem. Also, don't get lured outside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-24/kelvin-collins-scammers-no
SCANA Energy offers military discount

...members of the military Monday by becoming the first natural gas provider in Georgia to offer a discount to service members...is the energy equivalent of burning 100 cubic feet of natural gas.In addition to the discount for Georgia's military...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/scana-energy-offers-military
Latest Vogtle spending approved; plea for water conservation ignored

...Tim Echols noted, "Not only will this facility produce carbon-free energy for decades, but should the price of natural gas go up substantially, we will have a hedge against increased fuel costs."No mention is made of river impacts for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-20/latest-vogtle-spending-appro
U.S. power vacuum emboldens Putin

...economic dependence on energy ? Russia's gas supply. European nations are paying nearly $6 per unit while we have natural gas overflowing at $3 per unit.If we had a pro-American statesman in the White House, he would have immediately opened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-03/us-power-vacuum-embolden
Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

...lobbyists say drilling for the estimated 4.72 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 37.51 trillion cubic feet of natural gas that lies beneath federal waters from Florida to Maine could generate $195 billion in investment and spending between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-18/obama-opens-eastern-seaboa
Reaction to EPA carbon proposal split in Georgia

...made it cheaper to burn cleaner natural gas to generate power.In anticipation...Some others will be converted to natural gas.As recently as 2011, 62 percent...eventual increase in the price of natural gas will force up Georgia electric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/reaction-epa-carbon-propos
Supreme Court rebukes EPA, but mainly leaves intact program to deal with carbon emissions

...not unlimited," said Harry Ng, vice president and general counsel of the American Petroleum Institute, the oil and natural gas industry's trade association.But David Doniger, director of the climate and clean air program at the Natural Resources...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-23/supreme-court-rebukes-epa-
Event will show off alternative-fuel cars

...vehicles, such as those powered by natural gas, propane, biofuels and electricity...she said. "When you put (natural gas) in your vehicle, you are paying...will be on display, including a natural gas-fueled garbage truck used by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-16/event-will-show-alternative-f
Just blowing smoke

...electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket," he told the San Francisco Chronicle. "Coal-powered plants, you know, natural gas, you name it, whatever the plants were, whatever the industry was, they would have to retrofit their operations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-05/just-blowing-smoke