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Light, sweet crude oil prices for March delivery settled at $53/bbl on the New York market Feb. 9, up 66¢ for the trading session. It was the highest settlement price since Feb. 6 as the front-month contract has hovered in the $52-53/bbl range all week so far.

About 1.7% of the methane in the US natural gas supply chain is emitted between extraction and delivery, according to a 2-year study by analysts at the US Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

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Millions of people across the US and around the world watched the 51st Annual Super Bowl on Feb. 5 where AFC champions, the New England Patriots, took on NFC champions, the Atlanta Falcons.

For one overarching reason, but not the only reason, the US government should ditch the Bureau of Land Management's rule for methane emissions from oil and gas wells on federal land.


The Mineral Efficiency Act, SB244, will create jobs, spur investment, preserve the environment!

WV poised to enter greatest period of gas development in state’s history but we must modernize laws in line w/ current tech. to get there.