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Fracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new study - The Independent

January 15, 2018 - 8:53pm

The Independent

Fracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new study
The Independent
After finding a “very sizeable quantity of natural gas” in Lancashire's Bowland Shale, fracking company Cuadrilla announced on Friday it intends to drill four exploratory horizontal wells to extract gas. However, there is still much debate surrounding ...
Shale gas is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, research findsPhys.Org

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Hydraulic fracturing fleet to move to San Angelo - Concho valley homepage

January 15, 2018 - 8:18pm

myfoxzone.com

Hydraulic fracturing fleet to move to San Angelo
Concho valley homepage
US Well Services, LLC (USWS) is pleased to announce we will begin operating a high pressure, high rate fracturing fleet servicing the Wolfcamp and Southern Eagle Ford Shale plays out of San Angelo, TX. “We are pleased to have US Well Services join our ...
Boom! Oil field Services Company is Moving Operations to San AngeloSan Angelo LIVE!

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Packers Plus files appeal of court ruling that fracking technology patent is invalid - CBC.ca

January 15, 2018 - 6:43pm

CBC.ca

Packers Plus files appeal of court ruling that fracking technology patent is invalid
CBC.ca
Packers' system, patented in Canada in November 2002, is used to control and separate high-pressure injections of liquids and sand used to break up tight underground rock and free the oil and gas to be produced from horizontal wells, a process called ...

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Cuadrilla prepares for UK fracking - Industrial Minerals

January 15, 2018 - 10:21am

Cuadrilla prepares for UK fracking
Industrial Minerals
Cuadrilla prepares for UK fracking. By William Clarke Published: Monday, 15 January 2018. Horizontal drilling at the company's site in Lancashire is set to start, potentially boosting UK frac sand demand, by the second quarter of this year. Cuadrilla ...

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The Road Paved In Waste: Fracking waste facility proposed for Allegheny River - Public Herald (press release)

January 15, 2018 - 9:01am

Public Herald (press release)

The Road Paved In Waste: Fracking waste facility proposed for Allegheny River
Public Herald (press release)
This Tuesday evening, January 16th, there will be a presentation and public hearing about the fracking wastewater treatment facility proposed along the Allegheny River in Coudersport, PA. The wastewater will be treated by a company called Epiphany and ...

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Latest Study Links Fracking To An Increased Risk Of Cancer - Reports Healthcare

January 15, 2018 - 6:56am

Reports Healthcare

Latest Study Links Fracking To An Increased Risk Of Cancer
Reports Healthcare
Fracking is one of the sources of energy which is more commonly referred to as unconventional hydraulic fracturing. The whole process of extraction, emission, and procession of fracking is so harmful that is becoming increasingly worrisome for the ...

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Longmont Renews Fracking Fight - Longmont Observer

January 14, 2018 - 2:02pm

Longmont Observer

Longmont Renews Fracking Fight
Longmont Observer
Longmont has a well-known history with hydraulic fracturing or fracking, so it's no surprise that on the first day of the new legislative session, the city's representatives submitted a bill to address the issue. The Protect Act (Senate Bill 18-048 ...

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New anti-fracking group buds in Lafayette, adding to list of local activists - Longmont Times-Call

January 14, 2018 - 12:04pm

Longmont Times-Call

New anti-fracking group buds in Lafayette, adding to list of local activists
Longmont Times-Call
From shining anti-fracking messages on public buildings to wearing hazmat suits during a die-in protest to unfurling a banner on Boulder's Third Flatiron, the Boulder County Protectors are not lacking in eye-catching ideas. "We're the only group saying ...

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From the Editorial Advisory Board: Fracking bills - Boulder Daily Camera

January 12, 2018 - 9:52pm

From the Editorial Advisory Board: Fracking bills
Boulder Daily Camera
State Rep. Mike Foote, left, is seen talking with an unidentified private security guard, center, and a Boulder County sheriff's deputy, right, while being filmed by state Sen. Matt Jones as they tried to gain entrance to a "public" meeting with ...

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Fracking equipment company Cactus files for a $100 million IPO - Nasdaq

January 12, 2018 - 7:05pm

Fracking equipment company Cactus files for a $100 million IPO
Nasdaq
Cactus, which sells wellheads and pressure control equipment used in onshore oil and gas wells, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering. The Houston, TX-based company was founded in 2011 and booked $286 ...

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Fracking Co., Industrial REIT Price IPOs Raising $696M - Law360

January 12, 2018 - 6:07pm

Fracking Co., Industrial REIT Price IPOs Raising $696M
Law360
Law360, New York (January 12, 2018, 6:03 PM EST) -- Private equity-backed fracking company Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. said Friday it raised $216 million in an upsized initial public offering, preceded Thursday by a $480 million deal from Industrial ...

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Denver fracking company's stock rises 30% in market debut - Denver Business Journal

January 12, 2018 - 4:52pm

Denver Business Journal

Denver fracking company's stock rises 30% in market debut
Denver Business Journal
The company said in a statement it plans to use the money to repay debt and for general corporate purposes, including its 2018 capital expenditure plans. Liberty had planned an IPO last year but postponed it in May. Liberty supplies equipment and crews ...

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Unfractured: A Documentary on Activism, Family and the Fight Against Fracking - DeSmog (blog)

January 12, 2018 - 4:10pm

DeSmog (blog)

Unfractured: A Documentary on Activism, Family and the Fight Against Fracking
DeSmog (blog)
Unfractured, the new documentary about environmental activist and ecologist Dr. Sandra Steingraber, is primarily about the personal sacrifices made by individuals like Steingraber while fighting for environmental causes and future generations. “I try ...

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Preston New Road campaigners lose fracking appeal - BBC News

January 12, 2018 - 12:59pm

BBC News

Preston New Road campaigners lose fracking appeal
BBC News
Campaigners have lost appeals against fracking at a site in Lancashire, as the company behind the project said the site had "excellent" rock quality for the process. Court of Appeal judges rejected two challenges from Preston New Road Action Group and ...

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Fracking company 'encouraged' by gas find at Lancashire site - Financial Times

January 12, 2018 - 11:43am

Financial Times

Fracking company 'encouraged' by gas find at Lancashire site
Financial Times
Positive results from a shale well in Lancashire have shown signs of there being “a very sizeable quantity of natural gas” available for fracking. Cuadrilla Resources, one of the companies leading the charge to exploit UK shale resources, said on ...
Preston New Road campaigners lose fracking appealBBC News
Anti-fracking campaigners lose latest stage of legal battleWarrington Guardian

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Kendall County May Save Money on Natural Gas Due to Fracking; Mitchell Rd. Extension Dies in Committee - WspyNews (press release)

January 11, 2018 - 7:36pm

WspyNews (press release)

Kendall County May Save Money on Natural Gas Due to Fracking; Mitchell Rd. Extension Dies in Committee
WspyNews (press release)
Center Point Energy is Kendall County's current natural gas provider. Schramel told the county board that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the U.S. has made natural gas less expensive. Progressive Energy's Arnie Schramel explained why natural gas ...

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NS fracking ban to remain despite gas potential, premier says - CTV News

January 11, 2018 - 2:27pm

CTV News

NS fracking ban to remain despite gas potential, premier says
CTV News
HALIFAX -- Despite an analysis that highlights the potential for billions of dollars worth of onshore gas in Nova Scotia, Premier Stephen McNeil says his government has no intention of lifting its ban on hydraulic fracturing. The Nova Scotia Onshore ...
Fracking ban still on: energy ministerTheChronicleHerald.ca

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Jenny Tesar: Fracking wastes — Liquid or solid, you don't want them - Danbury News Times

January 11, 2018 - 12:41pm

Danbury News Times

Jenny Tesar: Fracking wastes — Liquid or solid, you don't want them
Danbury News Times
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has made the U.S. an exporter of natural gas, but extracting that fuel from deep in the ground is not without its costs. The process produces massive amounts of wastes, both liquid and solid. These wastes have to be ...

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Jenny Tesar: Fracking wastes — Liquid or solid, you don't want them - Danbury News Times

January 11, 2018 - 12:41pm

Danbury News Times

Jenny Tesar: Fracking wastes — Liquid or solid, you don't want them
Danbury News Times
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has made the U.S. an exporter of natural gas, but extracting that fuel from deep in the ground is not without its costs. The process produces massive amounts of wastes, both liquid and solid. These wastes have to be ...

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Reverse watershed fracking ban - Scranton Times-Tribune

January 11, 2018 - 4:03am

Scranton Times-Tribune

Reverse watershed fracking ban
Scranton Times-Tribune
The Delaware River Basin Commission — which consists of the governors of New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania, and the federal government, represented by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — proposes a permanent ban on fracking for natural ...

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