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Sep

22

Another LNG Export Application Filed

Another proposal to build an LNG export terminal was filed this week with FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) and would be for the exportation of shale gas from the US to markets in the Far East such as China and India. The demand for natural gas has grown exponentially in recent years in emerging economies […]

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Sep

21

Chesapeake CEO’s Emotional Diatribe, part 1

The CEO of Chesapeake Energy, Aubrey McClendon, engaged in an emotional diatribe before an audience attending an industry conference in Philadelphia. Referring to the protestors outside the conference entrance, Mr. McClendon called them “fear mongering extremists”. He then went on to address water contamination issues as several families have gone months having to truck fresh […]

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Sep

21

Chesapeake CEO’s Emotional Diatribe, part 2

Speaking again of the protestors, McClendon stated “remind me: What value have the protesters outside created? What jobs have they created? You know the answer and so do I…so it’s time that we contrast what we do for a living with what they do for a living.” This was an interesting statement given Chesapeake’s checkered […]

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