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Research & Commentary: Fracking Still Fiscally Benefits Local Communities Despite Commodity Price Downturn - The Heartland Institute

News Feed - January 17, 2018 - 3:16pm

The Heartland Institute

Research & Commentary: Fracking Still Fiscally Benefits Local Communities Despite Commodity Price Downturn
The Heartland Institute
... policy engagement,” found 82 percent of local governments experienced a “net fiscal benefit” from hydraulic fracturing (fracking) despite a large drop in oil and natural gas commodity prices beginning in 2014. Between 2013 and 2015, the authors ...

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Provincial PC leadership candidate wants fracking moratorium lifted, with caveats - The Spectator

News Feed - January 17, 2018 - 2:59pm

The Spectator

Provincial PC leadership candidate wants fracking moratorium lifted, with caveats
The Spectator
The Onshore Atlas Project, which was conducted by the Department of Energy, highlights a large royalty potential from natural gas sources, and has re-opened the debate on fracking in the province. “I've come out saying I'm in favour of (hydraulic ...
Fracking puts farming in jeopardy: Marilyn Cameron columnTruro Daily News

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Fracking Lobbyists Plan to Spend Big at Trump Hotel - The Intercept

News Feed - January 17, 2018 - 2:35pm

The Intercept

Fracking Lobbyists Plan to Spend Big at Trump Hotel
The Intercept
Fracking firms have had much to celebrate over the last year, as the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress have moved swiftly to approve pipeline projects, roll back environmental regulations, and expand drilling access on public lands. It ...

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Author Examines Both Sides Of The Fracking Debate In New Book - WUNC

News Feed - January 17, 2018 - 1:08pm

WUNC

Author Examines Both Sides Of The Fracking Debate In New Book
WUNC
Author Daniel Raimi began his journey studying natural gas and oil development in Durham. While interning at a state agency, he wrote a report about the potential for shale gas development in North Carolina. Since then, he has visited every major oil ...

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Energy Corp. Pays $1.7M Over Pa. Fracking Site Violations - Law360

News Feed - January 16, 2018 - 5:35pm

Energy Corp. Pays $1.7M Over Pa. Fracking Site Violations
Law360
Law360, Philadelphia (January 16, 2018, 5:30 PM EST) -- Pennsylvania environmental regulators announced Tuesday they had collected $1.7 million in fines from Energy Corp. of America following a series of spills and other violations at natural gas ...

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Colorado Farm Bureau seeks referendum on paying farms for fracking regulations - The Durango Herald

News Feed - January 16, 2018 - 2:48pm

The Durango Herald

Colorado Farm Bureau seeks referendum on paying farms for fracking regulations
The Durango Herald
A pump jack works off state highway 119 near Firestone in March 2017. The Colorado Farm Bureau is proposing a ballot initiative that would compensate farmers when laws or regulations put their mineral rights out of reach. Associated Press file. The ...

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COMMENTARY: The Public Health Hazards of Fracking - Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

News Feed - January 16, 2018 - 2:41pm

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

COMMENTARY: The Public Health Hazards of Fracking
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Puget Sound Energy (PSE) proposes to transition from coal to gas, citing gas as a healthier and cleaner alternative for both the environment and public health. It is not. The danger to health caused by the practice of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking ...

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Fracking Is Among the Most Harmful Forms of Energy Production, Study Finds - Futurism

News Feed - January 16, 2018 - 1:24pm

Futurism

Fracking Is Among the Most Harmful Forms of Energy Production, Study Finds
Futurism
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a controversial process in which highly pressurized water, sand, and chemicals are injected into tight rock formations to open up cracks so that oil and/or natural gas can be extracted. To determine the potential ...

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Gerard: Northeast could lower energy costs with Marcellus shale - northamericanshalemagazine.com

News Feed - January 16, 2018 - 9:52am

Gerard: Northeast could lower energy costs with Marcellus shale
northamericanshalemagazine.com
As the residents of the Northeast shiver through this winter's cold weather and New Englanders pay some of the highest electrical rates in the U.S., Jack Gerard, president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, sees a shale gas solution nearby ...

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Fracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new study - The Independent

News Feed - January 15, 2018 - 8:53pm

The Independent

Fracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new study
The Independent
After finding a “very sizeable quantity of natural gas” in Lancashire's Bowland Shale, fracking company Cuadrilla announced on Friday it intends to drill four exploratory horizontal wells to extract gas. However, there is still much debate surrounding ...
Shale gas is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, research findsPhys.Org

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Hydraulic fracturing fleet to move to San Angelo - Concho valley homepage

News Feed - January 15, 2018 - 8:18pm

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Hydraulic fracturing fleet to move to San Angelo
Concho valley homepage
US Well Services, LLC (USWS) is pleased to announce we will begin operating a high pressure, high rate fracturing fleet servicing the Wolfcamp and Southern Eagle Ford Shale plays out of San Angelo, TX. “We are pleased to have US Well Services join our ...
Boom! Oil field Services Company is Moving Operations to San AngeloSan Angelo LIVE!

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Packers Plus files appeal of court ruling that fracking technology patent is invalid - CBC.ca

News Feed - January 15, 2018 - 6:43pm

CBC.ca

Packers Plus files appeal of court ruling that fracking technology patent is invalid
CBC.ca
Packers' system, patented in Canada in November 2002, is used to control and separate high-pressure injections of liquids and sand used to break up tight underground rock and free the oil and gas to be produced from horizontal wells, a process called ...

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Cuadrilla prepares for UK fracking - Industrial Minerals

News Feed - January 15, 2018 - 10:21am

Cuadrilla prepares for UK fracking
Industrial Minerals
Cuadrilla prepares for UK fracking. By William Clarke Published: Monday, 15 January 2018. Horizontal drilling at the company's site in Lancashire is set to start, potentially boosting UK frac sand demand, by the second quarter of this year. Cuadrilla ...

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The Road Paved In Waste: Fracking waste facility proposed for Allegheny River - Public Herald (press release)

News Feed - January 15, 2018 - 9:01am

Public Herald (press release)

The Road Paved In Waste: Fracking waste facility proposed for Allegheny River
Public Herald (press release)
This Tuesday evening, January 16th, there will be a presentation and public hearing about the fracking wastewater treatment facility proposed along the Allegheny River in Coudersport, PA. The wastewater will be treated by a company called Epiphany and ...

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Latest Study Links Fracking To An Increased Risk Of Cancer - Reports Healthcare

News Feed - January 15, 2018 - 6:56am

Reports Healthcare

Latest Study Links Fracking To An Increased Risk Of Cancer
Reports Healthcare
Fracking is one of the sources of energy which is more commonly referred to as unconventional hydraulic fracturing. The whole process of extraction, emission, and procession of fracking is so harmful that is becoming increasingly worrisome for the ...

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Longmont Renews Fracking Fight - Longmont Observer

News Feed - January 14, 2018 - 2:02pm

Longmont Observer

Longmont Renews Fracking Fight
Longmont Observer
Longmont has a well-known history with hydraulic fracturing or fracking, so it's no surprise that on the first day of the new legislative session, the city's representatives submitted a bill to address the issue. The Protect Act (Senate Bill 18-048 ...

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New anti-fracking group buds in Lafayette, adding to list of local activists - Longmont Times-Call

News Feed - January 14, 2018 - 12:04pm

Longmont Times-Call

New anti-fracking group buds in Lafayette, adding to list of local activists
Longmont Times-Call
From shining anti-fracking messages on public buildings to wearing hazmat suits during a die-in protest to unfurling a banner on Boulder's Third Flatiron, the Boulder County Protectors are not lacking in eye-catching ideas. "We're the only group saying ...

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From the Editorial Advisory Board: Fracking bills - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - January 12, 2018 - 9:52pm

From the Editorial Advisory Board: Fracking bills
Boulder Daily Camera
State Rep. Mike Foote, left, is seen talking with an unidentified private security guard, center, and a Boulder County sheriff's deputy, right, while being filmed by state Sen. Matt Jones as they tried to gain entrance to a "public" meeting with ...

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Fracking equipment company Cactus files for a $100 million IPO - Nasdaq

News Feed - January 12, 2018 - 7:05pm

Fracking equipment company Cactus files for a $100 million IPO
Nasdaq
Cactus, which sells wellheads and pressure control equipment used in onshore oil and gas wells, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering. The Houston, TX-based company was founded in 2011 and booked $286 ...

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Fracking Co., Industrial REIT Price IPOs Raising $696M - Law360

News Feed - January 12, 2018 - 6:07pm

Fracking Co., Industrial REIT Price IPOs Raising $696M
Law360
Law360, New York (January 12, 2018, 6:03 PM EST) -- Private equity-backed fracking company Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. said Friday it raised $216 million in an upsized initial public offering, preceded Thursday by a $480 million deal from Industrial ...

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