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Natural Gas

Oil and gas exploration moves forward in Atlantic

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videoThe Obama administration announced the first step toward oil and natural gas exploration off the Atlantic coast. Full story...
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Obama administration opens East Coast to oil, gas search

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A decision by the Obama administration is going to be welcomed by the oil industry, but not by environmentalists. Full story...
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Companies want 2nd big natural gas pipeline in NC

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The country's largest electricity company and a natural gas provider say they're looking for offers to build a second major natural gas pipeline into North Carolina to meet growing demand for the fuel. Full story...
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Gas leak causes home evacuations, road closures

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video About 12 homes on Pine Valley Drive were evacuated after private contractors accidentally nicked the gas line near S. College Street. Full story...
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McCrory going back to DC, meeting US energy chief

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is returning to Washington to attend a workforce development meeting and talk about natural gas and oil exploration with a member of President Barack Obama's Cabinet. Full story...
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Conservationists, capitalists battle over seismic testing

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video It was standing room only at the Kure Beach Town Council Meeting with hundreds more standing outside hanging on every word of the debate. Full story...
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McCrory says he talked energy with Obama

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Gov. Pat McCrory says President Obama's visit to North Carolina this week gave him the opportunity to talk about energy exploration and clear the air about case backlogs within the state's food stamp program. Full story...
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3 govs seek reconsideration of offshore oil, gas

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The Republican governors of Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina are appealing to the Obama administration's choice for interior secretary to open up waters off their states' coasts to gas and oil exploration. Full story...
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Power companies want to pay less for solar energy

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video Progress Energy and its parent company, Duke Energy, want to slash what they pay solar generators for electricity by as much as 29 percent. Full story...
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Fracking rule-making panel in NC sits down to work

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The new commission that's writing rules to allow natural gas fracking in North Carolina while protecting neighbors and the environment is getting down to work. Full story...
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NC environment agency: email on fracking is fake

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North Carolina's environmental agency says someone is trying to confuse the public about its recent report saying a natural gas drilling technique can be safe with the right precautions. Full story...
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NC agency hears from public on fracking study

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The state environmental agency is listening to the public's response to a natural gas drilling technique that could create jobs but carries pollution risks. Full story...
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NC regulators: Fracking is safe with right rules

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North Carolina's environmental agency says a high-pressure drilling technique to free underground natural gas deposits can be safe if lawmakers adopt the right precautions. Full story...
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