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Fracking ban, compressor stations debated before environmental panel - Wicked Local Braintree

May 22, 2017 - 5:33pm

Wicked Local Braintree

Fracking ban, compressor stations debated before environmental panel
Wicked Local Braintree
There is no lode of shale gas beneath the Massachusetts soil, an oil industry lobbyist claimed Tuesday, hoping to steer lawmakers away from advancing bills that would ban hydraulic fracturing to extract gas in the Bay State. “There are no reserves in ...

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Fracking crew shortage may push oil's biggest bubble to 2018 - The Denver Post

May 22, 2017 - 5:25pm

The Denver Post

Fracking crew shortage may push oil's biggest bubble to 2018
The Denver Post
Shale explorers pushing to expand oil production are struggling to find enough fracking crews after thousands of workers were dismissed during the crude rout. Independent U.S. drillers underspent their first-quarter budgets by as much as $2.5 billion ...

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8th Circ. Revives Underground Fracking Pollution Case - Law360 (subscription)

May 22, 2017 - 5:13pm

8th Circ. Revives Underground Fracking Pollution Case
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (May 22, 2017, 5:05 PM EDT) -- The Eighth Circuit on Monday revived a fracking pollution lawsuit against Southwestern Energy Co. brought by property owners who allege that the company's waste migrated onto their land from a nearby ...

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Saudi Arabia 'On The Ropes' Thanks To Iran And US Fracking - The Daily Caller

May 22, 2017 - 3:31pm

Saudi Arabia 'On The Ropes' Thanks To Iran And US Fracking
The Daily Caller
Revamped Iranian oil production and U.S. hydraulic fracturing operations has Saudi Arabia's control of the global oil supply “on the ropes,” according to Bloomberg's Sam Wilkin. The Saudi-led Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will ...

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How a Small Town Is Standing Up to Fracking - RollingStone.com

May 22, 2017 - 11:35am

RollingStone.com

How a Small Town Is Standing Up to Fracking
RollingStone.com
And as the incredibly gas-rich Marcellus shale layer is developed, along with another massive shale layer a few thousand feet beneath it called the Utica, there will surely be more to come. Fracking wastewater is a toxic brew containing some of the ...

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Fracking crew shortage may push oil production surge to 2018 - Tribune-Review

May 20, 2017 - 9:03pm

Fracking crew shortage may push oil production surge to 2018
Tribune-Review
Shale explorers pushing to expand oil production are struggling to find enough fracking crews after thousands of workers were dismissed during the crude rout. Independent U.S. drillers underspent their first-quarter budgets by as much as $2.5 billion ...

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Research & Commentary: Study Says Methane in North Texas Wells Is Naturally Occurring, Not the Result of Hydraulic ... - The Heartland Institute

May 20, 2017 - 12:37am

Research & Commentary: Study Says Methane in North Texas Wells Is Naturally Occurring, Not the Result of Hydraulic ...
The Heartland Institute
The existing peer-reviewed evidence shows hydraulic fracturing processes do not pose a systemic impact on groundwater. Since 2010, at least 18 of these studies have been produced. The latest study, funded in part by anti-fracking Natural Resources ...

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Senator Michael Bennet talks Trump, fracking, healthcare at town hall - Rocky Mountain Collegian

May 20, 2017 - 12:31am

Rocky Mountain Collegian

Senator Michael Bennet talks Trump, fracking, healthcare at town hall
Rocky Mountain Collegian
Senator Michael Bennet held a town hall in the Lory Student Center on Friday, May 19. (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian). Colorado Senator Michael Bennet spoke about fracking, affordable healthcare and the Donald Drumpf administration at a town hall on ...
Sen. Bennet Keeps Moderate Stance At Fort Collins Town Hall | KUNCKUNC
Boulder proves a safe space for Michael Bennet town hallBoulder Daily Camera

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Anti-Fracking Elitists: Rural America Should Remain Economically Stagnant - Forbes

May 19, 2017 - 2:36pm

Forbes

Anti-Fracking Elitists: Rural America Should Remain Economically Stagnant
Forbes
Anti-fracking activists are resorting to a curious line of argument in their zeal to ban natural resource recovery through hydraulic fracturing: that rural communities are better off with economic stagnation than the 'harms' of abundant jobs and a ...

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Anti-Fracking Elitists: Rural America Should Remain Economically Stagnant - Forbes

May 19, 2017 - 2:36pm

Forbes

Anti-Fracking Elitists: Rural America Should Remain Economically Stagnant
Forbes
Anti-fracking activists are resorting to a curious line of argument in their zeal to ban natural resource recovery through hydraulic fracturing: that rural communities are better off with economic stagnation than the 'harms' of abundant jobs and a ...

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Houston-based energy services co. buys Colorado fracking co. after recent IPO - Houston Business Journal

May 19, 2017 - 1:58pm

Houston Business Journal

Houston-based energy services co. buys Colorado fracking co. after recent IPO
Houston Business Journal
In the cash-and-stock deal, Keane is offering White Deer $135 million in cash, about 8.7 million shares of its common stock and about $26.5 million for capital expenditures for previously ordered hydraulic fracturing machinery, including $9 million in ...

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Colorado oil-gas regulators take fracking rules dispute to high court - The Coloradoan

May 18, 2017 - 11:33pm

The Coloradoan

Colorado oil-gas regulators take fracking rules dispute to high court
The Coloradoan
Hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — uses a high-pressure mix of water, sand and chemicals to loosen underground formations and release oil and gas. Some say the chemicals are dangerous but the industry says the technique is safe. More: Oil and gas ...
Governor, Coffman at odds on oil, gas appealGrand Junction Daily Sentinel

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Wilmington supervisors weaken parts of draft fracking ordinance - New Castle News

May 18, 2017 - 10:32pm

New Castle News

Wilmington supervisors weaken parts of draft fracking ordinance
New Castle News
Wilmington Township supervisors Darren Elder and Dave McConahy agreed to reduce some setbacks and allow waivers of certain provisions on the recommendation of the township planning commission. However, the two supervisors held firm against other ...

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Colorado fracking company to be sold to Texas firm for $285 million - Denver Business Journal

May 18, 2017 - 8:57pm

Colorado fracking company to be sold to Texas firm for $285 million
Denver Business Journal
Keane Group Inc., a Houston-based fracking-services company, said Thursday it has a deal to acquire another firm in that business, Denver-based RockPile Energy Services LLC, for $284.5 million. “We have always held RockPile in high regard due to their ...
Keane Announces Agreement to Acquire RockPile Energy Services ...Business Wire (press release)

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Fracking crew shortage may push oil's biggest bubble to 2018 ... - Daily Comet

May 18, 2017 - 4:48pm

Daily Comet

Fracking crew shortage may push oil's biggest bubble to 2018 ...
Daily Comet
Shale explorers pushing to expand oil production are struggling to find enough fracking crews after thousands of workers were dismissed during the crude rout.

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Fracking is encroaching on US nuclear-missile sites, general says - Business Insider

May 18, 2017 - 1:54pm

Business Insider

Fracking is encroaching on US nuclear-missile sites, general says
Business Insider
The fracking boom in America's wide open spaces is causing a challenge for the crews of intercontinental ballistic missile sites, according to the general in charge of the Air Force Global Strike Command. Over the past decade, the natural gas ...

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Murphy praised fracking in 2013 speech - NJ TODAY

May 18, 2017 - 12:10pm

The Hill

Murphy praised fracking in 2013 speech
NJ TODAY
Several months before he was fired by President Barack Obama on August 26, 2013, then-US Ambassador Philip D. Murphy delivered a speech in German praising the benefits of hydraulic fracturing, commonly called fracking, as a way to coax more oil and ...
European Energy Security: Why a Freer Internal Market Is NeededThe Market Mogul

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Election 2017: Conservatives back fracking 'revolution' in the party manifesto - The Independent

May 18, 2017 - 7:30am

The Independent

Election 2017: Conservatives back fracking 'revolution' in the party manifesto
The Independent
The Conservatives have committed to allowing the controversial process of fracking for shale gas in Britain. However, the party manifesto makes clear there will need to be public support for such schemes, saying local people will benefit financially ...
Conservative manifesto - 'strong and stable' but not environmentalEnvironment Analyst
Manifesto round-up: where the parties stand on five key planning issuesPlanningResource (subscription)

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Documentary shown at Odessa Cinergy combats fracking myths ... - NewsWest9.com

May 17, 2017 - 10:29pm

NewsWest9.com

Documentary shown at Odessa Cinergy combats fracking myths ...
NewsWest9.com
If you were at the Odessa Cinergy tonight, you may have gotten the chance to see a film that touches a lot of people here in West Texas.
'FrackNation' director says Midlanders need to 'fight back' - Midland ...Midland Reporter-Telegram

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Fracking Crew Shortage May Push Oil's Biggest Bubble to 2018 ... - Bloomberg

May 17, 2017 - 9:58pm

Bloomberg

Fracking Crew Shortage May Push Oil's Biggest Bubble to 2018 ...
Bloomberg
Shale explorers pushing to expand oil production are struggling to find enough fracking crews after thousands of workers were dismissed during the crude rout.

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