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After fracking test launched on North Slope, company presses ahead to drill two new wells - Alaska Dispatch News

August 21, 2017 - 7:01pm

Alaska Dispatch News

After fracking test launched on North Slope, company presses ahead to drill two new wells
Alaska Dispatch News
A unique effort to test the benefits of hydraulic fracturing on the North Slope is still underway, but the focus is shifting away from a well that's already been drilled to new sites 25 miles to the west. Accumulate Energy Alaska drilled a production ...

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Another Nail in OPEC's Coffin: Fracking Old Wells Dropping US Breakeven Points Further - The New American

August 21, 2017 - 10:32am

Another Nail in OPEC's Coffin: Fracking Old Wells Dropping US Breakeven Points Further
The New American
Ed Morse, Citigroup's head of commodity research, told a Bloomberg television audience last week that OPEC's position “is not sustainable over a long period. In the end, the markets are going to win, and [the winner] is going to be shale. If we're in a ...

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Minneapolis Fed president: Fracking better than Twitter - SW News Media

August 21, 2017 - 6:40am

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Minneapolis Fed president: Fracking better than Twitter
SW News Media
EDINA — Fracking has been better for the American economy than cellphones and social media, said the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. While talking about what spurs economic growth, Neel Kashkari said advances in technology this ...

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Secretary of State blocks anti-fracking charter... again | Local News ... - Athens NEWS

August 20, 2017 - 10:43pm

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Secretary of State blocks anti-fracking charter... again | Local News ...
Athens NEWS
In a blow against local efforts to ban fracking-waste injection wells in Athens County, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted declined last week to consider the ...

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Russia claims to have invented an alternative to fracking - Business Insider

August 20, 2017 - 11:11am

Russia claims to have invented an alternative to fracking
Business Insider
Russian scientists and local oil field services companies claim to have created a technology for thermochemical gas fracturing that could be an alternative to hydraulic fracturing and could increase oil production by between 1.7 and 6 times, Russia's ...

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Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Ruling Against Major Pipeline - Common Dreams

August 18, 2017 - 5:11pm

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Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Ruling Against Major Pipeline
Common Dreams
Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Ruling Against Major Pipeline. Published on. Friday, August 18, 2017. by. Common Dreams. Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Ruling Against Major Pipeline. Court ruling "gives hope across the country for people facing ...

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Coal Miners Aren't Having Much Luck Finding Jobs In Fracking - The Daily Caller

August 18, 2017 - 4:33pm

Coal Miners Aren't Having Much Luck Finding Jobs In Fracking
The Daily Caller
The rise in hydraulic fracking provided thousands of Americans good paying jobs following the height of the Great Recession, but coal miners were not necessarily huge winners in the shift away from black gold. Total employment in the U.S. rose by 7 ...

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US Fracking Keeps Pushing Oil Price Forecasts Down - The Daily Caller

August 18, 2017 - 2:34pm

US Fracking Keeps Pushing Oil Price Forecasts Down
The Daily Caller
A major financial company just lowered its five-year forecast for the oil price ceiling, as the U.S. continues to increases its oil production, Axios reported Friday. Citigroup is projecting that over the next five years, oil prices will not rise above ...

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Leadership Change Raising Hopes For Fracking Ban - WUSF News

August 18, 2017 - 8:47am

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Leadership Change Raising Hopes For Fracking Ban
WUSF News
Chairman Pulls The Plug On Fracking Ban. By Jim Ash • Apr 5, 2017. The fate of a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing appears sealed now that a powerful Republican is calling it quits. WUSF Partners. PBS (Public Broadcasting System) · NPR (National ...

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Fracking Jobs Prove Elusive for Coal Miners Looking to Switch ... - Bloomberg

August 18, 2017 - 5:00am

Fracking Jobs Prove Elusive for Coal Miners Looking to Switch ...
Bloomberg
Robert Dennis has mined coal in West Virginia for 10 years but a recent evening found him in a classroom at his local community college. He came to learn ...

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Richard G. Strauch: You will notice fracking when the ground shakes - Boulder Daily Camera

August 17, 2017 - 9:08pm

Richard G. Strauch: You will notice fracking when the ground shakes
Boulder Daily Camera
Fracking is not a hot button issue for me, so I was able to read Beverlee White's letter ("Fracking brings many benefits," Daily Camera, Aug. 14) promoting fracking with an open mind. But she spoiled it with her last line: "Wake up, Boulder County ...

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Letter: Fracking could be catastrophic for Va. - Fredericksburg.com

August 17, 2017 - 9:06pm

Letter: Fracking could be catastrophic for Va.
Fredericksburg.com
I admit, I was one of those uninformed people about the dangers of fracking and pipelines, but the deterioration of the EPA's ability to implement its purpose made me start investigating different environmental issues. I'd like to share what I've ...

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Fracking Giant Sues Dimock Resident for $5M for Speaking to ... - EcoWatch

August 17, 2017 - 12:50pm

EcoWatch

Fracking Giant Sues Dimock Resident for $5M for Speaking to ...
EcoWatch
Now Cabot Oil & Gas, the massive energy company responsible for numerous fracking wells near Dimock, is suing one of the town's residents for $5 million.

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Russia Claims To Have Invented Alternative To Fracking | OilPrice ... - OilPrice.com

August 17, 2017 - 12:09pm

Russia Claims To Have Invented Alternative To Fracking | OilPrice ...
OilPrice.com
Russian scientists may have invented a new technology as an alternative to fracking capable of increasing production by between 1.7 and 6 times.

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Leadership Change Raising Hopes For Fracking Ban - WFSU

August 17, 2017 - 11:19am

WFSU

Leadership Change Raising Hopes For Fracking Ban
WFSU
The more conservative House, where the Florida Petroleum Council has greater sway, remains a major obstacle. The lower chamber has repeatedly refused to hear a statewide fracking ban. Tags: hydraulic fracturing · Sen. Lauren Book · TweetShareGoogle+ ...

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Fracking Debate Ramps Up Again in Illinois With First Permit ... - EcoWatch

August 17, 2017 - 9:43am

EcoWatch

Fracking Debate Ramps Up Again in Illinois With First Permit ...
EcoWatch
A fracking permit application under new rules in Illinois has reignited debate over concerns over the law's ability to protect citizens and the environment.

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Fracking debate ramps up again in Illinois with first permit ... - Midwest Energy News

August 17, 2017 - 7:00am

Midwest Energy News

Fracking debate ramps up again in Illinois with first permit ...
Midwest Energy News
This summer, the filing for the first permit under new regulations has reignited debate over fracking in Illinois and concerns over the law's ability to protect citizens ...

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Ernie Harris: Ignoring an important fracking effect - Boulder Daily Camera

August 16, 2017 - 9:10pm

Ernie Harris: Ignoring an important fracking effect
Boulder Daily Camera
Beverlee White wrote several paragraphs that appeared in the Aug. 14 Daily Camera Open Forum, quoting statistics about the overall benefits of fracking without ever mentioning the very significant loss of value that occurs in real estate, especially ...

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UK fracking not viable, claims Edinburgh geologist - BBC News

August 16, 2017 - 7:08pm

BBC News

UK fracking not viable, claims Edinburgh geologist
BBC News
However, it believed there was insufficient data to draw clear conclusions and more core sampling from between 5,000 to 8,000 feet needed to be carried out. The energy industry has been fracking for decades. Hydraulic fracturing, to give it its proper ...
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Fracking: Shale rock professor says UK gas reserves 'hyped'BBC News

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Fracking: Shale rock professor says UK gas reserves 'hyped' - BBC News

August 16, 2017 - 7:05pm

BBC News

Fracking: Shale rock professor says UK gas reserves 'hyped'
BBC News
He said the government would be wise to formulate a Plan B to fracking for future gas supplies. But the fracking firm Cuadrilla said it would determine how much gas was present from its test drilling. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a technique ...
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