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OIL AND GAS: Tribal issues absent from court's fracking rule ... - E&E News

News Feed - October 2, 2017 - 9:43am

E&E News

OIL AND GAS: Tribal issues absent from court's fracking rule ...
E&E News
A pumpjack operates at an oil and gas site on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in Utah. Ellen M. Gilmer/E&E News. When a federal court issued a ...

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COGA president reproaches Lafayette's proposed fracking moratorium ahead of vote - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - September 29, 2017 - 8:25pm

COGA president reproaches Lafayette's proposed fracking moratorium ahead of vote
Boulder Daily Camera
A Schlumberger Oil Field Services employee works on a Crestone Peak Resources Woolley Becky Sosa location in Erie in June. (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer). News that Lafayette could soon sanction a moratorium on new oil and gas development ...

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Illinois has a choice to make about fracking—and Rauner is making the wrong one - Crain's Chicago Business

News Feed - September 29, 2017 - 5:53pm

Crain's Chicago Business

Illinois has a choice to make about fracking—and Rauner is making the wrong one
Crain's Chicago Business
Pat Quinn signed a controversial fracking regulatory bill, known as the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act (HFRA), into effect. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources translated the law into weak rules which garnered more than 35,000 comments ...

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Rep. Lamar Smith Wants to Know if Russia Interfered With … America's Love for Oil? - Slate Magazine (blog)

News Feed - September 29, 2017 - 4:32pm

Slate Magazine (blog)

Rep. Lamar Smith Wants to Know if Russia Interfered With … America's Love for Oil?
Slate Magazine (blog)
27, Smith issued letters to Larry Page of Alphabet (Google's parent company), Twitter's Jack Dorsey, and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, requesting data pertaining to anti-fracking ads spread on these platforms. The letters, which start with Smith ...

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Lafayette proposes yearlong fracking moratorium in wake of new drilling plans - The Denver Post

News Feed - September 29, 2017 - 10:47am

The Denver Post

Lafayette proposes yearlong fracking moratorium in wake of new drilling plans
The Denver Post
Lafayette may impose a yearlong moratorium on any new oil and gas development applications within city limits, according to city documents released Thursday. It's the latest in a string of watershed oil and gas regulations proposed in recent weeks ...

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BP Makes a Big Push into Fracking Outside of the US - MetalMiner

News Feed - September 29, 2017 - 2:13am

MetalMiner

BP Makes a Big Push into Fracking Outside of the US
MetalMiner
BP has become adept in the sophisticated horizontal well-drilling and hydraulic fracturing technology from years in the U.S. fracking industry, but the Khazzan project will be its biggest unconventional gas project outside of the U.S. According to The ...

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Lafayette proposes yearlong fracking moratorium in wake of new drilling plans - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - September 28, 2017 - 9:33pm

Lafayette proposes yearlong fracking moratorium in wake of new drilling plans
Boulder Daily Camera
Lafayette proposes yearlong fracking moratorium in wake of new drilling plans. Moratorium is city's latest, and most drastic, proposed oil and gas regulation. By Anthony Hahn. Staff Writer. Posted: 09/28/2017 07:33:37 PM MDT | Updated: 57 min. ago.

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New Filter Removes Contaminates From Fracking Wastewater - Seeker

News Feed - September 28, 2017 - 5:59pm

Seeker

New Filter Removes Contaminates From Fracking Wastewater
Seeker
A ceramic filter that can clean wastewater from hydraulic fracturing without clogging could help ease one of the environmental problems associated with that petroleum-extracting process — and maybe ease the shakes that have hit the US oil patch ...

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As fracking lawsuits draw to a close, a look back at what happened ... - Philly.com

News Feed - September 28, 2017 - 3:58pm

Philly.com

As fracking lawsuits draw to a close, a look back at what happened ...
Philly.com
FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2012, file photo, Ray Kemble, of Dimock, Pa., holds a jug of his well water on his head while marching with demonstrators against ...

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Up in arms on the Upper Delaware over a proposed fracking ban - Philly.com

News Feed - September 28, 2017 - 11:40am

Philly.com

Up in arms on the Upper Delaware over a proposed fracking ban
Philly.com
In 2015, New York banned horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing statewide, including an area surrounding some of New York City's Catskills reservoirs in the Delaware basin. Geologists say the Marcellus Shale's gas content peters out beneath the ...

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Studies show dangers of fracking - Tribune-Review

News Feed - September 27, 2017 - 9:10pm

Studies show dangers of fracking
Tribune-Review
Jackie Stewart's letter “Anti-fracking claims baseless” was a vain attempt at rebutting a scientific study that I referenced in my earlier letter “Study links fracking, infant mortality” from the Journal of Environmental Protection by Christopher Busby ...

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Analyst: Texas Ingenuity Helping Oil Producers Weather Low Prices - HPPR

News Feed - September 27, 2017 - 4:19pm

HPPR

Analyst: Texas Ingenuity Helping Oil Producers Weather Low Prices
HPPR
Financial analyst Frank Holmes recently wrote an editorial in Forbes magazine praising the ingenuity of Texas fracking companies. It's only due to this ingenuity and efficiency, he wrote, that West Texas producers can remain profitable, even though oil ...

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Pennsylvania not fully capitalizing on its Marcellus shale, energy ... - Tribune-Review

News Feed - September 27, 2017 - 3:49pm

Pennsylvania not fully capitalizing on its Marcellus shale, energy ...
Tribune-Review
Pennsylvania is realizing only a fraction of its economic potential as an energy producer against a backdrop of oversupply and continuing low prices, Chevron ...

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Facebook, Twitter and Google have two weeks to turnover anti-fracking ads to a House Russia investigation - CNBC

News Feed - September 27, 2017 - 12:52pm

CNBC

Facebook, Twitter and Google have two weeks to turnover anti-fracking ads to a House Russia investigation
CNBC
Smith is dismissive of local and national protests that have emerged around the country objecting to the process of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and gas because of its affect on water quality, as well as the construction ...
Russia might be running anti-fracking ads too, congressman saysVICE News
GOP senator claims Russia behind anti-fracking adsRT
House asking social-media firms about Russian fracking ad buysSeeking Alpha
Washington Times -Chron.com -Twitter Blog -Washington Post
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Cabot Oil & Gas Settles Fracking Lawsuit With Pennsylvania Families - Oil and Gas Investor (registration)

News Feed - September 27, 2017 - 12:44pm

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Cabot Oil & Gas Settles Fracking Lawsuit With Pennsylvania Families
Oil and Gas Investor (registration)
26. Carlson approved the settlement on Sept. 21, court records show. Dimock, Pa. was at the heart of the Marcellus Shale gas fracking boom that began in 2007. Residents complained that Cabot's drilling caused methane gas to migrate to their wells, so ...
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Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)Zacks.com

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Is BLM fracking rule not yet 'enforceable'? - Sublette Examiner

News Feed - September 27, 2017 - 12:05pm

Legal Reader (blog)

Is BLM fracking rule not yet 'enforceable'?
Sublette Examiner
WYOMING – With the Bureau of Land Management's 2015 final rule to regulate hydraulic fracturing or fracking proposed to be rescinded, a federal appellate court last week dismissed pending appeals of the current injunction saying they are “prudentially ...
Obama-era Fracking Rule May Soon Go Back Into Effect, Or NotWyoming Public Media
Independent oil, gas producers push for the withdrawal of hydraulic fracturing ruleDaily Energy Insider
Tenth Circuit Dismissal of BLM Hydraulic Fracturing Rule Leads to Regulatory UncertaintyLexology (registration)
Legal Reader (blog)
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US lawmakers ask Facebook, Twitter for information on anti-fracking ads - Reuters

News Feed - September 27, 2017 - 11:55am

Reuters

US lawmakers ask Facebook, Twitter for information on anti-fracking ads
Reuters
Smith is dismissive of local and national protests that have emerged around the country objecting to the process of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and gas because of its affect on water quality, as well as the construction ...
Russia might be running anti-fracking ads too, congressman saysVICE News
House asking social-media firms about Russian fracking ad buysSeeking Alpha
Lamar Smith seeks answers from tech firms on Russia's role in anti-fracking adsChron.com
PoliticusUSA -The Hill -Washington Post -CNNMoney
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Commissioners Support Removing Fracking Regulation - WesternSlopeNow

News Feed - September 26, 2017 - 9:56pm

WesternSlopeNow

Commissioners Support Removing Fracking Regulation
WesternSlopeNow
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - The Mesa County Commissioners are encouraging the Bureau of Land Management to remove the Obama-era regulation regarding fracking on federal lands. The commissioners mailed a letter of support to the United States ...

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Marcellus shale conference in Pittsburgh will review status, future of natural gas - Tribune-Review

News Feed - September 26, 2017 - 4:09pm

Marcellus shale conference in Pittsburgh will review status, future of natural gas
Tribune-Review
The seventh annual Shale Insight Conference opens Wednesday in Pittsburgh at a time of increasing attention on Pennsylvania's role in the Marcellus shale natural gas boom. “Over the past decade, development of the Marcellus shale formation has ...

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118 Groups Urge Trump to Ban Fracking on Public Lands - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - September 26, 2017 - 1:55pm

118 Groups Urge Trump to Ban Fracking on Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Social justice, public health, faith, tribal, wildlife and climate groups representing millions of Americans are calling on the Trump administration ...

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