Natural gas is the answer in Realville

Natural gas is the answer in Realville

Posted in the Natural Gas Forum

Tom Shepstone

Kingston, PA

#1 Jul 22, 2013
Natural gas is a frequent target of junk science but it’s wind and other trendy solutions that ought to get attention because they don’t make economic sense. Real solutions are to be found in developing our natural gas resources.

Lately, with more and more data coming on line debunking the Great Bubbling-Up Toxic Fracking Menace and the truth about methane migration (occasional and linked primarily to faulty well casings or surface spills), the scaremongers among the antis have turned to the more amorphous bugaboo of global warming. Striped to its essentials, their argument is as follows: gas drilling, by way of fugitive emissions of methane in production and transmission, contributes to global warming. Therefore, ban drilling. A corollary follows: there is a higher path to reduced greenhouse gases — renewables. Take the higher path.

Well, not yet. And not for a long time yet if you live in Realville. Follow me on this one.

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