Listen to Encana's management team discussing the company's Q4 & year-end 2013 results in a live webcast and see the quarterly results documents.
Natural gas is the cleanest burning fossil fuel. Composed mostly of methane, the combustion byproducts of natural gas are carbon dioxide (CO2) and water vapour, the same compounds we exhale.
Some of the environmental benefits of using natural gas are:
A shift towards renewable energy is a viable solution to cut carbon emissions - however, North American demand is simply too high to be supported entirely by renewable energy sources.
Renewable energy sources have, in the past, been more expensive to produce and are not always available. Natural gas is affordable, it can support renewable technology, and it is a reliable source of energy when the wind doesn't blow and the sun doesn't shine.