Drilling surge bolsters Californian gas supply

Increased drilling in the Sacramento Valley helps California take care of its natural gas needs.Currently, Californian production accounts for 15% of state's gas supply. The rest comes from Canada, the Rockies, and the Southwest.California, says California Energy Commission's Dave Maul, is in better shape with natural gas supply than many other states."We've made sure to get the infrastructure like pipelines to bring supplies in," he says. "We've invested in renewables like wind and solar to give us diverse electricity generation. And we've promoted energy efficiency so gas consumption per home has dropped."He notes that California's demand for natural gas has been...

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