SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY Propane Shortage? What Now?
Propane. Doh, pain. The freshly appointed Great American Propane Epidemic of 2014 has been a reoccurring theme in counseling sessions over the past 2 weeks. Since our winter days and nights arent show... Posted on 2/17/14 at 11:33 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Plenty of propane, just not here
By Don Davis
Millions of Midwesterners face the threat of not being able to buy enough propane to heat their homes and businesses at a time when the country has more of the fuel than ever.
The propane... Posted on 1/31/14 at 11:25 AM
GYPSY LYN SPEAKS Digital Oilfield Technology
There are many new technologies that contribute to the concept digital oilfield. From the use of 4-D seismic imaging to the data to desktop initiatives, digital technology has introduced production da... Posted on 12/3/13 at 5:23 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
I am at home today, real home. My second home has been the cab of a
tractor/trailer hauling sugar beets the last few weeks but today the
fields do not contain trucks and harvesters but on... Posted on 10/19/13 at 7:31 AM
Another proposed rate hike by Minnesota Energy Resources Corp., a company serving many Northland communities, also is in the works, but it’s facing opposition from the Minnesota Department of Commerce.
Duluth residents received notice this week that their natural gas rates will jump 40 percent in February, but that’s only part of the story. If colder than usual conditions persist, residents will feel even more of a sting.
Solar panels from three different manufacturers — including two made in Minnesota — will battle it out on the roof of a downtown Duluth office building to see which can generate the most electricity in a Northland climate.
Solar panels from three different manufacturers — including two made in Minnesota – will battle it out on the roof of a downtown Duluth office building to see which can generate the most electricity in a Northland climate.
An oil boom in North Dakota has brought a flood of workers, infrastructure investment and tax revenues. But as production soared, it became increasingly difficult to move oil out of the region as pipeline capacity lagged behind. Enter trains.
Millions of Midwesterners face the threat of not being able to buy enough propane to heat their homes and businesses at a time when the country has more of the fuel than ever. The propane just is not where it needs to be, the Propane Education and Research Council reported this week.
The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is unlikely to increase the pace of Canadian oil sands development, a U.S. State Department study said on Friday, raising pressure on President Obama to approve a project environmentalists see as a major climate change problem.
Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason
, January 31, 2014
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