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Title: Natural Gas and the Transformation of the U.S. Energy Sector: Electricity

Abstract

The Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA) designed this study to address four related key questions, which are a subset of the wider dialogue on natural gas: 1. What are the life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with shale gas compared to conventional natural gas and other fuels used to generate electricity?; 2. What are the existing legal and regulatory frameworks governing unconventional gas development at federal, state, and local levels, and how are they changing in response to the rapid industry growth and public concerns?; 3. How are natural gas production companies changing their water-related practices?; and 4. How might demand for natural gas in the electric sector respond to a variety of policy and technology developments over the next 20 to 40 years?

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA) Corporate Sponsors
OSTI Identifier:
1057325
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-6A50-55538
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
03 NATURAL GAS; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; NATURAL GAS; FRACKING; LIFE CYCLE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS; GHG; HARMONIZATION; REGULATORY FRAMEWORK; REGULATIONS; WATER; FORECAST; HYDRAULIC FRACTURING; JISEA; JOINT INSTITUTE; Energy Analysis

Citation Formats

Logan, J., Heath, G., Macknick, J., Paranhos, E., Boyd, W., and Carlson, K. Natural Gas and the Transformation of the U.S. Energy Sector: Electricity. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.2172/1057325.
Logan, J., Heath, G., Macknick, J., Paranhos, E., Boyd, W., & Carlson, K. Natural Gas and the Transformation of the U.S. Energy Sector: Electricity. United States. doi:10.2172/1057325.
Logan, J., Heath, G., Macknick, J., Paranhos, E., Boyd, W., and Carlson, K. Thu . "Natural Gas and the Transformation of the U.S. Energy Sector: Electricity". United States. doi:10.2172/1057325. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1057325.
@article{osti_1057325,
title = {Natural Gas and the Transformation of the U.S. Energy Sector: Electricity},
author = {Logan, J. and Heath, G. and Macknick, J. and Paranhos, E. and Boyd, W. and Carlson, K.},
abstractNote = {The Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA) designed this study to address four related key questions, which are a subset of the wider dialogue on natural gas: 1. What are the life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with shale gas compared to conventional natural gas and other fuels used to generate electricity?; 2. What are the existing legal and regulatory frameworks governing unconventional gas development at federal, state, and local levels, and how are they changing in response to the rapid industry growth and public concerns?; 3. How are natural gas production companies changing their water-related practices?; and 4. How might demand for natural gas in the electric sector respond to a variety of policy and technology developments over the next 20 to 40 years?},
doi = {10.2172/1057325},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2012},
month = {11}
}

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