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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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)

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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)

News Feed - 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)

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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)

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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

News Feed - 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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Expected lawsuits don't follow NY fracking ban - LoHud.com - The Journal News | LoHud.com

News Feed - April 20, 2017 - 3:14pm

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Expected lawsuits don't follow NY fracking ban - LoHud.com
The Journal News | LoHud.com
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his top commissioners braced for lawsuits when they announced plans to ban large-scale hydraulic fracturing in late 2014.

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Activists plan legal challenge to Penn Township fracking - Tribune-Review

News Feed - April 19, 2017 - 10:42pm

Activists plan legal challenge to Penn Township fracking
Tribune-Review
Citizen activist group Protect PT opened a new front in its fight against hydraulic fracturing in Penn Township on Wednesday as it announced a legal challenge to the mineral extraction overlay that permits fracking in about 60 percent of the township ...

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'Marcellus Shale' opens Friday at Alban Arts Center - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

News Feed - April 19, 2017 - 10:06pm

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

'Marcellus Shale' opens Friday at Alban Arts Center
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
The play with music is produced in partnership with Talking Band, an acclaimed New York theater company. It's based on the experiences of a rural, upstate New York community, which confronts important questions as fracking transforms the landscape and ...

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With weeks left in Session, small-business group urges fracking ban - SaintPetersBlog (blog)

News Feed - April 19, 2017 - 8:55pm

SaintPetersBlog (blog)

With weeks left in Session, small-business group urges fracking ban
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
With just over two weeks left in Florida's regular Legislative Session, a group of over 100 members of the business community released a statement Wednesday indicating support for a statewide fracking ban. “If something goes wrong, I know that will ...

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Fracking and horizontal drilling will reduce oil prices to historic lows - Financial Times

News Feed - April 19, 2017 - 6:26pm

Financial Times

Fracking and horizontal drilling will reduce oil prices to historic lows
Financial Times
Sir, Anjli Raval's perceptive review of Robert McNally's Crude Volatility (“A refined take on the volatile oil price story”, April 17) correctly states that McNally ...

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