News | Natural Gas

Mississippi’s First LNG Station Opened

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. recently joined project partners and elected officials to celebrate the opening of the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) station in Mississippi with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read more at the Mississippi Business...

Mississippi’s Strong Natural Gas Infrastructure

Mississippi has for decades been a major natural gas player, with some production but with an abundance of pipelines and geologic storage capacity. In recent years, Mississippi actually has more nat gas flowing both into and out of the state than any other state. As...

Leveraging Mississippi’s Natural Gas Strengths

MEI partnered with ANGA to identify specific growth opportunities related to Mississippi’s abundant natural gas supply. Click below to see the results of our research.  Volume 1: Introduction and Overview  Volume 2: Energy-Based Chemical Manufacturing Volume 3: Power...

MEI Leads Tour Of Potential Chemical Manufacturing Sites

The Mississippi Energy Institute, partnering with the Mississippi Development Authority and seven local economic development organizations, led a tour this week from the Gulf Coast to the Delta evaluating potential sites for chemical manufacturing facilities. The...

Gas Prices Predicted to Trend Lower

Via Consumer Energy Alliance In some more good news for energy consumers, AAA is predicting drivers will pay less for gas prices in 2014 compared to the year before. AAA predicts a 5 cent drop in the average price of a gallon of gasoline this year due to increased...

Atmos Announces Industrial Initiative

Energy infrastructure is a key strength of the U.S. economy and a critical driver of industrial project siting. Mississippi, with over 10,000 miles of natural gas transmission pipeline, has abundant supply potential fitting for industrial growth. Forward focus on...

Mississippi Materials Corp. Fleet Embraces Natural Gas

Mississippi Materials Corp. is set to add 12 mixing trucks that will operate on compressed natural gas (CNG) to its fleet this month. The company’s investment in the CNG powered trucks and construction of an on-site fueling station signifies a milestone not only for...

Shutting Energy Out Is Selling the Coast Short

An Opinion Editorial by MEI President Patrick Sullivan published July 13, 2013 in the Sun Herald. Life is a series of choices. For our state and country, important energy and economic policy questions persist in the public debate. Our options are rather simple: we...

Mississippi in Play for LNG Exports Via Pascagoula

Five years ago, no one would have guessed the U.S. would be talking about exporting energy, but today, LNG exporting is an extremely hot topic in U.S. energy policy and something our state should heed much attention to. The topic has spawned a national debate over...