Latest forecast raises estimate of recoverable U.S. natural gas reserves by 20%

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享S&P Global Market Intelligence ($):The U.S.’s recoverable natural gas resource base is 20% greater than what an evaluation just two years ago showed, the Potential Gas Committee reported Sept. 11.The nation has about 3,374 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of technically recoverable gas as of year-end 2018, according to the committee. The 557 Tcf jump from two years prior marked the largest increase between the group’s biennial evaluations in its history and was driven primarily by new onshore drilling and production results, along with technology gains allowing for better understanding of the basins, the committee said.“More well drilling and continuous improvements in completion and simulation technologies led to better delineation and characterization of U.S. gas resources, especially in shale and tight reserves,” according to Alexei Milkov of the Colorado School of Mines and director of the Potential Gas Agency, which works closely with the Potential Gas Committee. The committee comprises volunteer geoscientists and engineers.The 3,374 Tcf total represented a mean value computed by statistical aggregation of the minimum, most likely and maximum value distributions.Among reservoir types, shale gas dominated, representing 62% of all U.S. gas resources.When the assessment of technically recoverable resources was combined with the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest estimate of proved reserves, the evaluation put the future U.S. supply of gas at 3,838 Tcf, up 22% from two years earlier, also breaking prior records.More ($): Technically recoverable U.S. gas reserves 20% higher than 2 years prior Latest forecast raises estimate of recoverable U.S. natural gas reserves by 20%last_img read more

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POGO To Perform For County Commission

first_imgSubmitted by POGOOLYMPIA – Play On Greater Olympia (POGO) will make its debut performance for the Thurston County Commissioners this Tuesday, March 19, 2pm, in building 1, room 280, of the county courthouse. POGO is the first after school, social-transformation-through-music program here in Thurston County. Its students are those who would not otherwise have access to this kind of intensive music instruction.POGO is fashioned after the Venezuelan “el Sistema” model, which has brought music to over 350,000 children and youth in the South American country. Developed by Jose Abreu 37 years ago, el Sistema started with 11 kids in a garage and has blossomed into the country’s leading social change movement for kids.El Sistema-inspired programs have been created in several US and global locations in recent years. Greg Allison, founder and Executive Director of POGO, thought it was time to bring the ground-breaking program to Thurston County’s kids.“Music has been proven to dramatically change the life path of hundreds of thousands of a nation’s youth and transform the community around them. It changes the way they value themselves and others, grows confidence, improves executive brain functions, and gives a sense of belonging to something larger than themselves. All kids deserve a chance to enjoy all that music can bring them,” says Allison.POGO started at Washington Middle School, where Allison has taught band for over 30 years. Currently, 15 students are receiving two hours of musical instruction each day after school. Allison hopes to expand the program to other area schools in the near future.To learn more about POGO, visit www.facebook.com/playongreaterolympia. Facebook3Tweet0Pin0last_img read more

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Adopt-A-Pet Dog of the Week

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by Adopt-A-Pet of SheltonThis sweetheart is Nelson, a male Boxer mix.  He loves to work for treats and knows many commands. Nelson is a healthy young boy who loves to romp and play as well as accompany you on long walks or play time in the back yard. He would do OK with older kids but smaller kids would not be appropriate because of Nelson’s size and level of energy.Nelson has lived with other dogs and gets along well with dogs his size but does not have an appreciation for the small dogs. He would do well either by himself or living with a buddy dog with his same level of energy and size. We do not know how he would do with a cat in the family. A secure fenced yard is a must for this inquisitive boy.We have lots of great dogs and always need volunteers to help them.  Visit our website at www.adoptapet-wa.org or contact Adopt-A-Pet, on Jensen Road in Shelton, at www.adoptapet-wa.org or contact us at thedoghouse3091@hotmail.com or (360) 432-3091.last_img read more

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