Natural Gas

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Government Forecasts Record-High Home Heating Costs This Winter

The prediction of a colder winter than last year means heating your home is going to cost more. In fact, a new government forecast predicts you could end up spending a record-high.

12/12/2012

Jen Randa of Mawr Oil in Chelsea. (Photo Credit: WBZ NewsRadio's Carl Stevens)

Homeowners Bracing For Potentially High Heating Bills This Winter

The weather is turning cold and no one is expecting Mother Nature to provided a redundancy of kindness like last winter’s weather.

10/10/2012

Stove, Cooking, Heat

Natural Gas Surplus Could Lead To Significant Price Drop

So much natural gas is being produced that soon there may be nowhere left to put the country’s swelling surplus. After years of explosive growth, natural gas producers are retrenching.

04/09/2012

Part of Route 9 eastbound was closed Wednesday due to a gas leak.

Route 9 Temporarily Closed In Chestnut Hill Due To Gas Leak

Part of Route 9 near the Atrium Mall was closed just before noon Wednesday due to a natural gas leak.

04/04/2012

A home on the corner of Danny and Reynold Roads in Hyde Park (credit: Rich Lombardi)

Couple Still Struggling One Year After Hyde Park Home Explosion

It is one year later, yet a Hyde Park couple whose house was leveled by a natural gas explosion is still struggling to put the pieces back together.

11/07/2011

Newton North High School

Newton North High School Evacuated

Newton North High School and the neighborhood nearby was evacuated Monday morning because of a reported odor of natural gas.

10/24/2011

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Curious About The Cost Of Converting From Oil To Natural Gas

John from Belmont asks, “Is it cheaper to heat with oil or natural gas or anything else?”

10/10/2011

Fuel, Energy

Heating Oil Likely To Hover Around $4 Per Gallon This Winter

Many Bay State residents use heating oil and this year, it won’t be cheap. Prices will likely remain in the $4 per gallon range.

09/19/2011

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Despite Opposition, State Signs Off On New Power Plant In Brockton

Massachusetts environmental officials have approved construction of a natural gas-fired power plant in Brockton that’s facing stiff local opposition.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/23/2011

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Exxon Mobil Reports $11 Billion Profit, Denies Controlling Oil Prices

Exxon Mobil announced it earned nearly $11 billion in the first quarter, a performance likely to land it in the center of the national debate over high gasoline prices.

04/28/2011

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