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With oil down, Alaska faces budget crunch

...hasn't yet proposed an alternative.Many in the GOP-controlled Legislature are looking to a proposed major liquefied natural gas project as the state's next best hope for any significant new revenue. That project is years away from production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-18/oil-down-alaska-faces-budg
Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site

...the development of small modular reactors has faced funding challenges and competing energy sources ? mainly falling natural gas prices that jilted the nuclear industry's comeback ? leaving some questioning if the mini-reactors will ever be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-11/small-modular-reactor-develo
Georgia lawmakers need to protect taxpayers from the oppressive EPA

...be exceedingly harmful to Georgians. We currently receive nearly three-quarters of our electricity from coal and natural gas ? two of the regulation's primary targets. The regulation will force many of those power plants to close, posing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-17/georgia-lawmaker
Last coal train this week for UGA

...Campus Road, but the others burn natural gas, with fuel oil as a backup. UGA...replacing the coal boiler with another natural gas unit, or even one that would burn...to facilities managers. Another natural gas boiler could make UGA too dependent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-29/last-coal-train-week-uga
Kitchens move outside with winter fire pits, rings, tables

...or concrete built around them to contain the burn. They often include cooking grills fueled by wood or gas ? either natural gas or propane.Fire-ring or fire-pit tables have holes in the middle for open flames to provide ambiance and warmth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-25/kitchens-move-outside-winter-fire-p
Electricity bills expected to increase this winter, natural gas to be stable

...prices should remain stable for natural gas customers, utility operators said...of cold weather could drive up natural gas costs.For example, the PSC's monthly price-comparison chart for natural gas providers shows that variable-rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-22/electricity-bills-expected-i
New gas line proposed for Alabama, Georgia, Florida

...billion pipeline system carrying natural gas into Florida is raising complaints...600 miles of pipeline bringing natural gas from a hub in Alabama, across...benefited from its expanding supply of natural gas, which has pushed fuel prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-11/new-gas-line-proposed-alabama
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
Natural gas cars coming soon to more showrooms

...Ohio - Selling cars powered by natural gas to American drivers is no small challenge for Honda Motor Co. Natural-gas stations are few and far between...device that allows them to get natural gas fill ups at home. Honda plans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/28/liv_16658.shtml
Life & style
High natural gas prices caused by big demand, short supply

WASHINGTON -- For a decade natural gas has been the fuel to love. It's...it was cheap. No longer. As natural gas prices have soared to as much as...next month, will stress expanding natural gas production and building new pipelines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/26/bus_309759.shtml
Business