Natural Gas

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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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Less Alaskan Oil Than Originally Thought

Federal scientists say the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska contains less than one-tenth of the amount of oil they previously estimated.

10/26/2010

Unitil Asks For Rate Cut

  FITCHBURG (CBS) – Unitil Corporation has asked the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities for lower customer rates for the 2010-11 winter months. Unitil, which provides natural gas and electricity to people throughout New England, wants to lower […]

10/21/2010

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Those Trying To Keep Cool Brace For Energy Bills

As we prepare for a blast of hot weather, analysts say we should also prepare to pay high electric bills. For the same reason it’s costing us more to…

WBZ-TV–10/01/2010

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WBZ Viewers Curious About Cost Of Heating Homes

The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts is now $3.99 a gallon. It could hit $4 this weekend. The grim milestone has a lot of…

WBZ-TV–10/01/2010

Tests begin on propane supplies

An independent examiner has begun testing supplies of propane in Massachusetts to make sure they contain a chemical that gives a distinctive smell to the normally odorless gas, enabling homeowners to detect possible leaks.

09/16/2010

State questions some National Grid expenses

Massachusetts officials are questioning hundreds of thousands of dollars in National Grid expenses as the utility requests natural gas rate hikes that could boost consumer bills by up to 11 percent.

08/25/2010

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