natural gas http://kmuw.org en Tenawa Gas Processing To Open New Plant In South-Central Kansas http://kmuw.org/post/tenawa-gas-processing-open-new-plant-south-central-kansas <p>Tenawa Gas Processing of Houston says it will start construction of a multi-million-dollar processing plant near Haven in south-central Kansas this month.</p><p>The new plant uses a process that cools the natural gas flowing through an interstate pipeline and extracts the resulting liquids.</p><p>Those liquids are processed into different components and sold to various industries.</p><p>Tenawa officials say the plant will process 1.3 billion cubic feet of gas a day. It is expected to employ 12 to 15 people.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:44:36 +0000 Associated Press 31244 at http://kmuw.org Lawrence Looking At Natural Gas To Fuel New City Buses http://kmuw.org/post/lawrence-looking-natural-gas-fuel-new-city-buses <p>City leaders in Lawrence are putting the brakes on plans to purchase new buses for their public transportation fleet. They're giving another look at using compressed natural gas as a power source. The city had planned to buy three diesel and diesel-electric hybrid buses, but it's re-thinking the purchase because of the lower cost of natural gas.<br><br>A feasibility study four years ago compared the fuel costs, but that was before natural gas prices dropped and supplies increased.<br><br>The average price for diesel fuel nationally is about $3.90 per gallon.<br> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:10:15 +0000 Associated Press 22465 at http://kmuw.org Kansas Oil Production Up, Natural Gas Down http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-oil-production-natural-gas-down <p><a href="http://www.kgs.ku.edu/General/News/2013/oil_gas12.html">A new report from the Kansas Geological Survey</a> shows oil production in Kansas last year was up over 2011, but natural gas production was down.</p><p>Officials with the survey report the nearly 44 million barrels of oil produced last year were the most since 1995. The oil had a value of $3.7 billion.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 11:23:32 +0000 Kate Clause & Associated Press 17007 at http://kmuw.org