Natural Gas News – October 19, 2020

By Published On: October 19, 2020Categories: Daily Natural Gas Newsletter

Natural Gas News – October 19, 2020

Henry County awarded $1.5 million grant from Appalachian Regional Commission to connect Commonwealth Crossing to natural gas service

The Appalachian Regional Commission announced a $1.5 million grant to Henry County this week to help connect the Commonwealth Crossing industrial park to natural gas. This funding will go towards an overall project budget of about $7.5 million to build a steel natural gas pipeline from the Patriot Line to the Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre and nearby facilities, located in the southernmost part of Henry County near the North Carolina line.“ “There are fewer than 10 sites in the Commonwealth of Virginia that have 100 acres or more of available industrial land, rail service to the park, and natural gas service to the park, ” Henry County Administrator Tim Hall said. For more on this story visit or click

Workforce Shift Set to Boost Energy Demand

Get yours before they go,” says the headline on a home improvement article dedicated to the hottest housing trends. The must-have item? A patio heater. With winter in the northern hemisphere fast approaching, the Covid-19 pandemic is prompting families to buy outdoor heaters. Restaurants
and bars are also snapping them up to provide al fresco dining and drinking, while Google searches for “patio heating” have jumped to a record high. These heaters rely on electricity or liquefied petroleum gas, like propane. Residential energy demand is set to increase in the coming months as millions of people in Europe, Asia and North America spend more time at home — either working, studying or relaxing on their patios. For more on this story visit or

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