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Maryland Just Banned Fracking, But a New Fight's on the Horizon - Food and Water Watch

April 24, 2017 - 1:46pm

Food and Water Watch

Maryland Just Banned Fracking, But a New Fight's on the Horizon
Food and Water Watch
We've banned fracking in Maryland, but the fight to keep dangerous natural gas infrastructure out of our state is far from over. TransCanada, the same corporation behind the Keystone Pipeline, has proposed the Eastern Panhandle Expansion project, ...

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Give me liberty: Fracking company Liberty Oilfield Services sets terms for $400 million IPO - Nasdaq

April 24, 2017 - 12:07pm

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Give me liberty: Fracking company Liberty Oilfield Services sets terms for $400 million IPO
Nasdaq
Liberty Oilfield Services, which provides hydraulic fracturing services for the oil and gas industry, announced terms for its IPO on Monday. The Denver, CO-based company plans to raise $400 million by offering 22.9 million shares (23% insider) at a ...
Colorado oilfield-services company names IPO priceDenver Business Journal

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Basic Energy Unstacking All Fracking Equipment, Posting Jobs - Natural Gas Intelligence

April 24, 2017 - 11:13am

Natural Gas Intelligence

Basic Energy Unstacking All Fracking Equipment, Posting Jobs
Natural Gas Intelligence
The U.S. onshore well site services specialist was hit especially hard during the downturn and voluntarily filed for bankruptcy protection as the call for its hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and fluid services dried up. It services oil and natural gas ...

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West Virginia Groundwater Not Affected by Fracking, but Surface ... - Duke Today

April 24, 2017 - 10:58am

Duke Today

West Virginia Groundwater Not Affected by Fracking, but Surface ...
Duke Today
Accidental spill of fracking wastewater at a shale gas well site in West Virginia.Credit: Avner Vengosh, Duke U. Note: Avner Vengosh is available for additional ...
Another Study Finds Fracking Doesn't Contaminate Groundwater ...Daily Caller
Study: Fracking didn't impact West Virginia groundwater, but ...StateImpact Pennsylvania

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Local anti-fracking group hopes third effort at county charter hits ... - Athens NEWS

April 24, 2017 - 10:53am

Athens NEWS

Local anti-fracking group hopes third effort at county charter hits ...
Athens NEWS
For the third year in a row, the Athens County Bill of Rights Committee will seek to put the question of turning the county into a charter form of government.

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Explorer plans first test of fracking potential in North Slope shale - Alaska Dispatch News

April 23, 2017 - 9:31pm

Alaska Dispatch News

Explorer plans first test of fracking potential in North Slope shale
Alaska Dispatch News
Similar efforts, using long-distance horizontal wells and hydraulic fracturing, have sharply boosted oil and gas production from shale in Texas and other states. Alaska officials, facing a future of falling oil production and revenues, have waited ...

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Quora Question: The Real Impact of Fracking - Newsweek - Newsweek

April 23, 2017 - 3:00pm

Newsweek

Quora Question: The Real Impact of Fracking - Newsweek
Newsweek
The need for large volumes of water over short time periods for hydraulic fracking can cause stress at the coldest, driest, and most critical times of the year for ...

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Support Earth Day? Good! Here's Why You Should Also Support Capitalism, Fracking, & Nuclear Power - Being Libertarian

April 23, 2017 - 9:05am

Being Libertarian

Support Earth Day? Good! Here's Why You Should Also Support Capitalism, Fracking, & Nuclear Power
Being Libertarian
Meaning that wells which are decades old that produce only a few barrels a day, and are basically dead, can be renovated via horizontal fracking in order to be able to produce hundreds of barrels a day. However, in most cases, what's being obtained isn ...

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Newspaper Owned By Fracking Billionaire Leaks Memo Calling Pipeline Opponents Potential "Terrorists" - DeSmog (blog)

April 23, 2017 - 7:53am

DeSmog (blog)

Newspaper Owned By Fracking Billionaire Leaks Memo Calling Pipeline Opponents Potential "Terrorists"
DeSmog (blog)
The Washington Examiner is owned by conservative billionaire Philip Anschutz, a former American Petroleum Institute board member. His company, Anschutz Exploration Corporation, is a major oil and gas driller involved in the hydraulic fracturing ...

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Colorado Paper Refuses To Retract Letter Calling For Violence Against Frackers - Daily Caller

April 22, 2017 - 3:19pm

Colorado Paper Refuses To Retract Letter Calling For Violence Against Frackers
Daily Caller
“If the oil and gas industry puts fracking wells in our neighborhoods, threatening our lives and our children's lives, then don't we have a moral responsibility to blow up wells and eliminate fracking and workers?” Andrew O'Connor wrote in a letter to ...

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Schlumberger's US fracturing business ramps up activity - Houston Chronicle

April 21, 2017 - 11:15pm

FuelFix (blog)

Schlumberger's US fracturing business ramps up activity
Houston Chronicle
A big boost in U.S. oil company spending this year will unleash Schlumberger's full fleet of hydraulic fracturing equipment by the fourth quarter, CEO Paal Kibsgaard said after the company reported Friday that it swung back to a profit in the first ...
For Schlumberger, US fracking business spurs hiring, pricesFuelFix (blog)
International Markets Stymie SchlumbergerSeeking Alpha
North American Recovery Drives Schlumberger Revenue GrowthOil & Gas 360
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Big Dáil boost in bid to ban fracking here - Sligo Champion

April 21, 2017 - 7:15pm

Big Dáil boost in bid to ban fracking here
Sligo Champion
... Petroleum Bill to it in October and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment referred (EPA) led Joint Research Programme on the Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on the Environment and Human Health to the committee in December.

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CT Senator Kennedy Supports Bill To Stop Fracking Waste - Patch.com

April 21, 2017 - 11:16am

Patch.com

CT Senator Kennedy Supports Bill To Stop Fracking Waste
Patch.com
Fracking, which is also known as “hydraulic fracturing,” is a drilling technique where an “L” shaped bore is made in the ground, which is then injected with water mixed with sand and chemicals under high pressure. This creates underground fissures that ...

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For Schlumberger, US fracking business spurs hiring, prices - FuelFix (blog)

April 21, 2017 - 10:21am

FuelFix (blog)

For Schlumberger, US fracking business spurs hiring, prices
FuelFix (blog)
And the redeployment Schlumberger's hydraulic fracturing equipment — used to blast open shale rock to release oil and gas — is already accelerating in the second quarter, he said. The company, which lists Houston as one of its headquarters, plans to ...
Schlumberger's US fracturing business ramps up activityHouston Chronicle
North American Recovery Drives Schlumberger Revenue GrowthOil & Gas 360
North America, Technology Lift Schlumberger To ProfitE&P

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PODCAST: The State of Fracking Bans; Future Outlook | Oil and Gas ... - Oil and Gas Investor (registration)

April 21, 2017 - 9:09am

Oil and Gas Investor (registration)

PODCAST: The State of Fracking Bans; Future Outlook | Oil and Gas ...
Oil and Gas Investor (registration)
In this episode of Political Sidetrack, a roundtable of three experts discusses the impact of these bans and concerns about future efforts to restrict fracking.

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PODCAST: The State of Fracking Bans; Future Outlook - E&P

April 21, 2017 - 9:06am

E&P

PODCAST: The State of Fracking Bans; Future Outlook
E&P
The costs of state regulations that ban hydraulic fracturing are not borne by upstream drillers alone. Midstream operators are targeted by the forces that oppose the oil and gas industry, and the citizens of states that ban fracking miss out on jobs ...

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New Lawsuit Filed in Next Chapter of Dimock, Pennsylvania, Fracking Water Pollution Saga - DeSmog (blog)

April 20, 2017 - 7:28pm

DeSmog (blog)

New Lawsuit Filed in Next Chapter of Dimock, Pennsylvania, Fracking Water Pollution Saga
DeSmog (blog)
On April 12, Dimock, Pennsylvania resident Ray Kemble filed a nuisance and negligence lawsuit against Marcellus Shale drilling company Cabot Oil and Gas for alleged contamination of his groundwater and air. Kemble lives around the corner from ... After ...

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Red tape puts brakes on fracking - Mail & Guardian

April 20, 2017 - 6:00pm

Mail & Guardian

Red tape puts brakes on fracking
Mail & Guardian
Oil and gas industry executives and environmentalists were all aflutter when Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane recently delivered a speech in the Karoo town of Richmond, suggesting that fracking for shale gas would go ahead. In reality, the ...

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Rappahannock Water Quality Endangered by Fracking? - Bacon's Rebellion

April 20, 2017 - 5:42pm

Bacon's Rebellion

Rappahannock Water Quality Endangered by Fracking?
Bacon's Rebellion
American Rivers has listed the Rappahannock River as the fifth “most endangered” river in the United States. The environmental group claims the river is threatened by industry interest in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations in the Taylorsville ...

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Fracking Pipeline Spilled Millions Of Gallons Of Mud Into Ohio Wetlands - WOSU

April 20, 2017 - 3:21pm

WOSU

Fracking Pipeline Spilled Millions Of Gallons Of Mud Into Ohio Wetlands
WOSU
The company spilled 50,000 gallons of the naturally-occurring mud call bentonite the next day in Richland County about 70 miles northeast of Columbus. The $4.3 billion, twin 42-inch pipeline project will transport gas from Appalachian fracking operations.
Oil and Gas: Pipeline firm cited for 2M-gallon spill in Ohio wetlandsPennEnergy

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