NPC: NATURAL GAS POTENTIAL NOT YET FULLY REALIZED IN U.S.
An exhaustive National Petroleum Council study says natural gas can make a greater contribution to U.S. energy needs and environmental goals. That's because gas can meet demand at competitive prices, it is clean burning, and it is a secure, mainly domestic energy source. NPC, the secretary of energy's oil and gas advisory panel, was expected to approve the draft report at a meeting in Washington. The study, which took 2 years to prepare, involved contributions from 200 persons in