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  •  Not really. Because the heater/stove/etc. (1+ / 0-)
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    will still need fueling from some other source of natgas.  If we could use the Bakken natgas, we wouldn't have to pull gas from some other well.  

    Renewable energy brings national global security.     

    by Calamity Jean on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 09:20:01 AM PST

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    •  The economics work out. (0+ / 0-)

      You have to remember actually selling this gas would depress price, thus increasing consumption.

      •  Maybe some, but no matter how cheap natgas is, (1+ / 0-)
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        I don't want to heat my house too hot, and don't want to have my windows open to let the heat out.  No matter how cheap natgas is, electric companies won't generate more electricity than they can sell.  

        Renewable energy brings national global security.     

        by Calamity Jean on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 05:51:41 PM PST

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