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Friday, September 30, 2005

Lower natural gas prices on horizon?

House Panel backs offshore gas drilling. Two areas off California's coast could be exploited quickly if the bill passes. Ninteen trillion cubic feet of gas is waiting off the California coast.
Among the bill's sponsors is Rep. John Doolittle, R-Roseville, who said that an increase in natural gas prices of as much as 70 percent after Hurricane Katrina will be heavily felt in California.

"We face a crisis in pricing that is coming right at us," Doolittle said.
Story in the Sac Bee.

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