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US shale-gas fracking is on the verge on reinvention - Telegraph.co.uk

October 21, 2017 - 8:20am

Telegraph.co.uk

US shale-gas fracking is on the verge on reinvention
Telegraph.co.uk
They call it the “doghouse”. In the cramped, metal booth, a hundred feet off the ground, Minor Miller spits a pinch of Copenhagen Long Cut tobacco into a polystyrene cup. His hand fidgets around the control stick but his gaze barely moves from the ...

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US shale outlook seen at risk from more intensive fracking - Oil - Platts - Platts

October 20, 2017 - 2:39pm

US shale outlook seen at risk from more intensive fracking - Oil - Platts
Platts
US shale oil production is unlikely to peak before the middle of next decade, but current fracking techniques may be risking the prospect of faster decline rates ...

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California City Councils Choose Wildlife Deaths Over Fracking - Forbes

October 20, 2017 - 1:35pm

Forbes

California City Councils Choose Wildlife Deaths Over Fracking
Forbes
The San Luis Obispo, Goleta, Berkeley, and Arcata city councils passed resolutions this past month opposing oil and natural gas production through hydraulic fracturing (fracking). By taking this action, the California city councils are choosing to ...

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Governor Wolf pushes for Marcellus Shale tax - PA home page

October 20, 2017 - 11:38am

PA home page

Governor Wolf pushes for Marcellus Shale tax
PA home page
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Governor Wolf is pushing for a vote on a new tax that would impact fracking in our area. The potential for a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production has gained new life this week. The bill emerged ...
2 Red Flags For The World's Top Shale PlayOilPrice.com

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New Life Returns To An Old Fracking Field — By The Numbers - Manufacturing.net

October 20, 2017 - 9:19am

New Life Returns To An Old Fracking Field — By The Numbers
Manufacturing.net
Don't call it a comeback — fracking's been here for years. But until lately, the drills in the Haynesville Shale field in northwest Louisiana have been a lot quieter. Production began on the field in 2008 and it was quickly one of the biggest players ...

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Boulder County anti-fracking activists unfurl banner on Third Flatiron - The Denver Post

October 19, 2017 - 10:33am

The Denver Post

Boulder County anti-fracking activists unfurl banner on Third Flatiron
The Denver Post
Both installations were the two most recent of numerous public displays by an anti-fracking activist group, Boulder County Protectors, pushing back against recent oil and gas developments, including a proposal to drill on open space out on the eastern ...

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Bernie Sanders congratulates Scotland for fracking ban - CommonSpace

October 19, 2017 - 9:40am

CommonSpace

Bernie Sanders congratulates Scotland for fracking ban
CommonSpace
BERNIE SANDERS, the US senator and former opponent of Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic candidacy for president, has congratulated Scotland for its ban on fracking. Sanders has repeatedly called for a national ban on fracking in the United States.
Bernie Sanders congratulates Scotland for banning frackingHolyrood.com

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Northwest Gas Projects Fuel the Fracking Beast - The Daily Score

October 19, 2017 - 9:30am

The Daily Score

Northwest Gas Projects Fuel the Fracking Beast
The Daily Score
The Northwest is home to a range of project proposals to expand gas consumption. At first glance, they appear quite different from one another, but on closer inspection they can be seen as parts of a common beast: an ambitious Canadian fracking ...

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Four in court over Kirby Misperton fracking protests - BBC News

October 19, 2017 - 7:59am

BBC News

Four in court over Kirby Misperton fracking protests
BBC News
Four people have appeared in court in relation to protests at a shale gas fracking site in North Yorkshire. Third Energy expects to begin fracking at the site at Kirby Misperton by the end of the year. Helen Chuntso, 40, Nicola Elson, 45, Louise ...

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Why we want fracking in Illinois - Crain's Chicago Business

October 19, 2017 - 6:46am

Why we want fracking in Illinois
Crain's Chicago Business
I live in southeastern Illinois, where I've operated our family farm for 27 years near Omaha, about 40 miles west of Evansville, Ind.. My fellow farmers care about the land we so carefully manage, and the same can be said for the oil producers we've ...

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Russia, Saudis team up to boost fracking tech - RT

October 19, 2017 - 3:48am

RT

Russia, Saudis team up to boost fracking tech
RT
While Saudi Arabia and Russia are leading the production cut pact between OPEC and 11 non-OPEC oil producers, Russian oil company Gazprom Neft will cooperate with Saudi Aramco on ways to boost production, including in fracking technology and ...

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LETTER: The damage from fracking coming soon to Houston - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

October 18, 2017 - 11:23pm

LETTER: The damage from fracking coming soon to Houston
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Now what about all fluids used in fracking fluids held in catch ponds? Poison that has come up from the ground? Where has it gone? Right into public water supplies, seeping into private wells and free running streams that will fill our reservoirs ...

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Russia, Saudis Team Up To Boost Fracking Tech - OilPrice.com (blog)

October 18, 2017 - 5:55pm

Russia, Saudis Team Up To Boost Fracking Tech
OilPrice.com (blog)
While Saudi Arabia and Russia are leading the production cut pact between OPEC and 11 non-OPEC oil producers, Russian oil company Gazprom Neft will cooperate with Saudi Aramco on ways to boost production, including in fracking technology and ...

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Wagner: Why a fracking tax would hurt Pa. (column) - York Daily Record/Sunday News

October 18, 2017 - 11:40am

York Daily Record/Sunday News

Wagner: Why a fracking tax would hurt Pa. (column)
York Daily Record/Sunday News
Wagner: Why a fracking tax would hurt Pa. (column). Sen. Scott Wagner Published 12:40 p.m. ET Oct. 18, 2017. CLOSE. Sen. Scott Wagner speaks to the Senate against raising taxes to balance the state budget. Sen. Scott Wagner, R-Spring Garden Township ...
Natural gas production tax gets life in Pennsylvania HouseObserver-Reporter
Harrisburg hopes an end to four-month stalemate is in sightPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pennsylvania House OKs new cash package to backfill deficitThe Sentinel
Sunbury Daily Item
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Boulder County anti-fracking activists unfurl banner on Third Flatiron - Boulder Daily Camera

October 18, 2017 - 10:39am

Boulder County anti-fracking activists unfurl banner on Third Flatiron
Boulder Daily Camera
Members of the anti-fracking group Boulder County Protectors unfurled a large banner on the Third Flatiron this morning that said, "Don't frack our open space. The long, white banner appeared at around 9 a.m. this morning starting from the top of the ...

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Fossil Fuel Misinformation Helps Quash Community Effort to Ban Fracking in Youngstown, Ohio - DeSmog (blog)

October 18, 2017 - 9:24am

DeSmog (blog)

Fossil Fuel Misinformation Helps Quash Community Effort to Ban Fracking in Youngstown, Ohio
DeSmog (blog)
For the first time since 2013, a group of activists in Youngstown, Ohio, has been told it cannot place an anti-fracking initiative on local ballots, due in part to a misinformation campaign from the fossil fuel industry. On October 6, the Ohio Supreme ...

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Peter Champe: What you can do about fracking in Longmont - Longmont Times-Call

October 17, 2017 - 10:33pm

Peter Champe: What you can do about fracking in Longmont
Longmont Times-Call
If you are not familiar with the term hydraulic fracturing or fracking, it is a heavy industrial oil extraction process that requires many thousands of truckloads of sand, water and toxic chemicals to be injected into the ground while generating ...

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Lafayette gives first approval to yearlong fracking moratorium - Boulder Daily Camera

October 17, 2017 - 10:10pm

Lafayette gives first approval to yearlong fracking moratorium
Boulder Daily Camera
Lafayette gives first approval to yearlong fracking moratorium. By Anthony Hahn. Staff Writer. Posted: 10/17/2017 09:08:34 PM MDT | Updated: about 9 hours ago. A Schlumberger Oil Field Services employee works on a fracking site at the Woolley Becky ...

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Upper Burrell Planning Commission OKs Marcellus shale gas well off of Guyer Road; other approvals needed - Tribune-Review

October 17, 2017 - 9:55pm

Upper Burrell Planning Commission OKs Marcellus shale gas well off of Guyer Road; other approvals needed
Tribune-Review
The bouncing ball that is gas well drilling in Upper Burrell is headed back into the township supervisors' court. By a 3-1 vote with one member recusing himself, the Upper Burrell Planning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend a conditional use permit ...

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Oakland City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Fracking, Drilling - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

October 17, 2017 - 9:28pm

Oakland City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Fracking, Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.— The Oakland City Council today approved a resolution opposing new fossil fuel drilling off the California coast and fracking in existing offshore oil and gas wells. “Offshore drilling threatens our state's environment and economy. We ...

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