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People are furious Pittsburgh sold their pride march to a fracking company - LGBTQ Nation

News Feed - May 24, 2017 - 4:30pm

LGBTQ Nation

People are furious Pittsburgh sold their pride march to a fracking company
LGBTQ Nation
Two marches will be held for Pittsburgh Pride, the EQT Equality March and the People's March. Jeff Taylor. The nonprofit Delta Foundation announced in January that the June 11 Pittsburgh Pride parade would be named the EQT Equality March, immediately ...

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Ask a Scientist: What is fracking? - UT Daily Beacon

News Feed - May 24, 2017 - 4:11pm

UT Daily Beacon

Ask a Scientist: What is fracking?
UT Daily Beacon
Fracking, officially known as hydraulic fracturing, is an oil and gas process where water, chemicals, and sand are pumped into an oil or gas well. This improves the amount of oil and gas that can be recovered from a well. These wells are pretty deep ...

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ANALYSIS: US Fracking Is Ascendant, But OPEC Isn't Dead Yet - The Daily Caller

News Feed - May 24, 2017 - 8:49am

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ANALYSIS: US Fracking Is Ascendant, But OPEC Isn't Dead Yet
The Daily Caller
Those small players control thousands of wells that cheaply extract oil and gas from shale formations across the U.S. using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Mills said that while “you can't say OPEC is dead,” U.S. oil producers are poised to scale up ...
North American Strategic Energy Adds Diplomatic CloutTownhall
Farewell to OPECAmerican Thinker
OPEC to Extend Oil Production Cuts Another Nine MonthsThe New American

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Fracking and domestic energy production - Washington Times

News Feed - May 23, 2017 - 8:56pm

Washington Times

Fracking and domestic energy production
Washington Times
With all the publicity around fracking, it's easy to assume that America's own domestic oil production is more than enough to fuel a growing economy. It certainly helps. But there's no magic bullet that will ensure long-term American energy security ...

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Independent oil producers want limits on horizontal drilling and fracking - KTUL

News Feed - May 23, 2017 - 7:09pm

KTUL

Independent oil producers want limits on horizontal drilling and fracking
KTUL
Independent oil producers argue that they are being hurt by massive new horizontal drilling and fracking operations. (KTUL). AA. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KTUL) - There's a battle in Oklahoma's oil patch over the future of drilling and a lot of money.

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No clear projections for cost of fracking ban in Nevada - Las Vegas Review-Journal

News Feed - May 23, 2017 - 3:21pm

Las Vegas Review-Journal

No clear projections for cost of fracking ban in Nevada
Las Vegas Review-Journal
CARSON CITY — A money committee heard conflicting, unpredictable projections Tuesday over how much revenue Nevada could lose if it imposes a ban on hydraulic fracking. Assembly Bill 159 sponsored by Assembly Justin Watkins, D-Las Vegas, would ...

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Longmont fracking foe Kaye Fissinger remembered for community activism - Longmont Times-Call

News Feed - May 23, 2017 - 12:23pm

Longmont fracking foe Kaye Fissinger remembered for community activism
Longmont Times-Call
Fissinger, who had moved to Longmont from California in 2006 and became active in pursuing environmental concerns after settling here, may have best been known for her outspoken opposition to fracking, the process used to inject water, sand and ...

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Trump's Plan To Sell Sounds Good - Who Needs The Strategic Reserve With Oil Fracking? - Forbes

News Feed - May 23, 2017 - 11:14am

Trump's Plan To Sell Sounds Good - Who Needs The Strategic Reserve With Oil Fracking?
Forbes
As a number of people have noted in the past couple of years the oil market has rather changed as a result of fracking. US production has surged, enough to frighten Opec into production cuts even. And this makes the US strategic oil reserve rather less ...

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Will Florida Ban Fracking? - Reason.com - Reason

News Feed - May 23, 2017 - 6:04am

Reason

Will Florida Ban Fracking? - Reason.com
Reason
Florida produces very little oil and natural gas. According to the state's Department of Environmental Protection, it has just 64 wells in operation, which gave the ...

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Fracking-waste suit revived on appeal - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Arkansas Online

News Feed - May 23, 2017 - 3:50am

Fracking-waste suit revived on appeal - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Online
A Conway County couple's federal lawsuit accusing Southwestern Energy Co. of causing millions of barrels of fracking waste to migrate onto their property, ...

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8th Circuit revives fracking trespass suit against Southwestern Energy - Reuters

News Feed - May 22, 2017 - 6:06pm

8th Circuit revives fracking trespass suit against Southwestern Energy
Reuters
A federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit by Arkansas landowners who claimed Southwestern Energy trespassed on their land by pouring more than 7 million barrels of hydraulic-fracturing wastewater onto nearby property that the company knew ...

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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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)

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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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