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PA Reps. DiGirolamo, Warren push for Marcellus Shale gas extraction tax - The Intelligencer

May 17, 2017 - 6:05pm

The Intelligencer

PA Reps. DiGirolamo, Warren push for Marcellus Shale gas extraction tax
The Intelligencer
Pennsylvania needs to stop being the only natural gas-producing state that does not charge extractors a severance fee, according to an activist group lobbying for such a tax. Organizers from the CLEAR Coalition hosted a small rally in the courtyard of ...

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California's Governor Pours Cold Water On Anti-Fracking Movement - The Libertarian Republic

May 17, 2017 - 2:58pm

The Libertarian Republic

California's Governor Pours Cold Water On Anti-Fracking Movement
The Libertarian Republic
California Gov. Jerry Brown's recent belligerent actions against the Trump administration's climate policies have not been enough to satisfy natural gas opponents. Brown recently signed a bill that dramatically increases California's gas taxes and ...

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Fracking is encroaching on US nuclear missile sites, general says - Washington Examiner

May 17, 2017 - 11:37am

Washington Examiner

Fracking is encroaching on US nuclear missile sites, general says
Washington Examiner
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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Kalnin Ventures Acquires Nonop Stake In Marcellus Shale Wells - Oil and Gas Investor (registration)

May 17, 2017 - 9:24am

Kalnin Ventures Acquires Nonop Stake In Marcellus Shale Wells
Oil and Gas Investor (registration)
Kalnin Ventures LLC, backed by Thailand-based Banpu Pcl, said May 16 it entered its fourth acquisition agreement in the Marcellus Shale. For $16.25 million, Kalnin agreed to acquire a nonoperating portfolio in the northeast portion of the Marcellus in ...
Kalnin Ventures signs PSA for fourth Marcellus asset acquisitionOil & Gas Financial Journal

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Welcome to Texas, where the fracking boom is back - Reuters

May 17, 2017 - 5:59am

Reuters

Welcome to Texas, where the fracking boom is back
Reuters
In America's largest oilfield, rapid gains by U.S. shale oil producers and the eagerness of investors to inject cash into struggling companies explains the phoenix-like return of U.S. oil production and the dilemma that OPEC faces as it meets later ...

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Gov. Brown clashes with environmentalists over fracking - San Francisco Chronicle

May 16, 2017 - 8:05pm

San Francisco Chronicle

Gov. Brown clashes with environmentalists over fracking
San Francisco Chronicle
But a growing number of environmentalists argue that the governor's long-standing refusal to ban hydraulic fracking, a controversial process that has helped revive the oil industry in California, opens the state to just the type of environmental ...

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Murphy, in Newark, promotes environmental agenda, defends against fracking support accusations - TAPinto.net

May 16, 2017 - 3:25pm

TAPinto.net

Murphy, in Newark, promotes environmental agenda, defends against fracking support accusations
TAPinto.net
During last week's televised primary debate, Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Sayreville) noted a 2013 speech Murphy gave in Germany in which he spoke positively about hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking,” a controversial process of extracting natural gas ...
N.J. governor candidate Murphy hit for 'anti-environment' investments. He's not alone.NJ.com
Murphy Pledges More Clean Energy Amid Questions About Pipeline InvestmentsObserver
NJ Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Now Opposes Pipeline Companies He Invested InWashington Free Beacon

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Grassroots group wants Greenwich to join ban on accepting - Greenwich Time

May 16, 2017 - 3:15pm

Greenwich Time

Grassroots group wants Greenwich to join ban on accepting
Greenwich Time
Of particular concern to Siskind is an exception in the state's proposed bill that would allow fracking waste to be brought into the state for research. The bill also doesn't specifically ban oil byproducts from hydraulic fracturing. “Unfortunately ...

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OPEC Lost $76 Billion Last Year Due to US Fracking - Daily Signal

May 16, 2017 - 11:46am

Daily Signal

OPEC Lost $76 Billion Last Year Due to US Fracking
Daily Signal
OPEC's report, published Friday, blames the U.S. fracking in particular for its losses. Fracking has greatly increased U.S. oil production, leading to a lengthy period of very low oil prices. OPEC wants the U.S. to join it in decreasing the global oil ...
Saudis Panic As US Fracking Soars For Sixth Straight MonthThe Daily Caller
Opec Extends Production Cuts - No Matter, Fracking Makes It A Contestable Monopoly NowForbes

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Fracking boom led to more babies born outside marriage ... - Washington Post

May 16, 2017 - 11:31am

Washington Post

Fracking boom led to more babies born outside marriage ...
Washington Post
The “marriageable male” has steady income. He pays his bills on time and could help support a child, too. He has long captured the interest of economists, who ...

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A Process To Ban Fracking Waste - Hartford Courant

May 16, 2017 - 9:09am

Hartford Courant

A Process To Ban Fracking Waste
Hartford Courant
Opponents of hydraulic fracking and fracking waste invited Jennifer Siskind, from Food and Water Watch, to give residents a presentation on fracking and how the waste could impact Connecticut citizens. Food and Water Watch is an international nonprofit ...

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What Fracking Can Tell Us About the Future of Marriage - Bloomberg

May 16, 2017 - 12:16am

Bloomberg

What Fracking Can Tell Us About the Future of Marriage
Bloomberg
The first study in our weekly research wrap uses a natural experiment — the wage windfall from U.S. fracking — to see whether a labor-market boost could spur less-educated men to tie the knot. The outlook isn't great, it finds. We've also summed up ...

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Murphy, in Newark, promotes environmental agenda, defends against fracking support accusations - TAPinto.net

May 15, 2017 - 7:21pm

TAPinto.net

Murphy, in Newark, promotes environmental agenda, defends against fracking support accusations
TAPinto.net
During last week's televised primary debate, Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Sayreville) noted a 2013 speech Murphy gave in Germany in which he spoke positively about hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking,” a controversial process of extracting natural gas ...
NJ Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Now Opposes Pipeline Companies He Invested InWashington Free Beacon
Murphy Pledges More Clean Energy Amid Questions About Pipeline InvestmentsObserver

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The fracking boom spurs a baby boomlet - Chron.com

May 15, 2017 - 3:50pm

Chron.com

The fracking boom spurs a baby boomlet
Chron.com
The paper stems from this question: If the declining economic fortunes of less-educated men made them less attractive as husbands, what happens when those same men suddenly see their incomes skyrocket, as they did during the fracking explosion of the ...

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Opec Extends Production Cuts - No Matter, Fracking Makes It A Contestable Monopoly Now - Forbes

May 15, 2017 - 12:53pm

CBC.ca

Opec Extends Production Cuts - No Matter, Fracking Makes It A Contestable Monopoly Now
Forbes
It appears that Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to extend production cuts for crude oil off into 2018. As a result oil prices have jumped a couple of percent. This is all of interest, of course it is, but it is of no great matter. For technological ...
OPEC Lost $76 Billion Last Year Due To US FrackingThe Daily Caller

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Research & Commentary: Peer-Reviewed Study Says Hydraulic Fracturing Not Responsible for Groundwater ... - The Heartland Institute

May 15, 2017 - 9:59am

Research & Commentary: Peer-Reviewed Study Says Hydraulic Fracturing Not Responsible for Groundwater ...
The Heartland Institute
A new peer-reviewed study led by researchers at Duke University and released in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, the journal of The Geochemical Society and The Meteoritical Society, in April 2017 found hydraulic fracturing, commonly called “fracking,” ...

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Labour's Wrong-Headed Plan to Ban Fracking Shows Its True Colours (Again) - Heat Street

May 15, 2017 - 6:32am

Heat Street

Labour's Wrong-Headed Plan to Ban Fracking Shows Its True Colours (Again)
Heat Street
Hydraulic fracturing means drilling horizontally into shale rock deep underground, then blowing cracks in the rock to allow gas to escape. It produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions than either coal or oil because the gas contains less carbon. The ...

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Shots Fired at Fracking Protest - WVU Football, WVU Basketball ... - West Virginia Illustrated

May 13, 2017 - 8:22pm

West Virginia Illustrated

Shots Fired at Fracking Protest - WVU Football, WVU Basketball ...
West Virginia Illustrated
Shots were fired during a fracking protest in Fayette County earlier Saturday, but no one was injured. Sheriff Mike Fridley said a call of shots fired came in around ...
Reported shots fired during protest in Fayette County - WSAZWSAZ-TV
WV MetroNews – Shots reportedly fired during Fayette County protestWest Virginia MetroNews

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Could fierce opposition to fracking make life difficult for certain Tories? - New Statesman

May 13, 2017 - 5:19am

New Statesman

Could fierce opposition to fracking make life difficult for certain Tories?
New Statesman
Fracking is one issue that encapsulates nearly everything that is currently wrong with the state of our democracy,” says Tina Rothery, the anti-fracking “nana" now standing as a Green Party candidate in Fylde in Lancashire. But is it also a subject ...

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Erie officials seek probe into fracking setbacks after Firestone explosion - Boulder Daily Camera

May 12, 2017 - 11:15pm

Erie officials seek probe into fracking setbacks after Firestone explosion
Boulder Daily Camera
Golfers play a round on the Vista Ridge Golf Club with the Encana Rig 272 oil/gas drilling rig in the background in Erie. (File Photo / Daily Camera). Fallout in the wake of the Firestone house explosion last month that killed two has spread to Erie's ...

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