Archive for the ‘Oil’ Category

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Coal Mogul Express Probability of More Bankruptcies

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

Coal Mogul Express Probability of More Bankruptcies Robert E. Murray, the owner of Murray Energy Corp. – the biggest closely held U.S. coal producer, said[...]
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Hydraulic Fracturing Boom Hits Water Wall

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Hydraulic Fracturing Boom Hits Water Wall The World Resources Institute has released a new report that lays out the potential for water scarcity to put[...]
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Drillers Illegally Used Diesel For Hydraulic Fracturing, Says Report

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by

Drillers Illegally Used Diesel For Hydraulic Fracturing, Says Report A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project, reveals that several oil companies have been illegally[...]
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U.K. Geological Study Shows Shale is Below Water Sources

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

U.K. Geological Study Shows Shale is Below Water Sources Layers of shale in the U.K. are well below water aquifiers, thereby minimizing the risk of[...]
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Gore Predicts Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

Gore Predicts Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline Al Gore, who considers the Keystone XL pipeline as an atrocity, said he thinks President Barack Obama is[...]
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Canada Attempts to Turn Up Heat on U.S. as Keystone Stalled

Posted on June 13th, 2014 by

Canada Attempts to Turn Up Heat on U.S. as Keystone Stalled The Canadian government has moved to turn up the heat on President Obama’s administration[...]
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Southern England Holds Billions of Barrels of Shale Oil

Posted on May 27th, 2014 by

Southern England Holds Billions of Barrels of Shale Oil The Weald basin, covering counties south of London may have as much as 8.6 billion barrels[...]
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UK Shale Has Potential to Spark $55 Billion in Investment, Says E&Y

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by

UK Shale Has Potential to Spark $55 Billion in Investment, Says E&Y U.K. shale gas production has the potential to spur local demand for supplies[...]
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Fate of Keystone Pipeline in the Hands of Nebraskan Jurists

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by

Fate of Keystone Pipeline in the Hands of Nebraskan Jurists The focus of the Keystone XL pipeline debate has shifted from a fierce lobbying strife[...]
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Fracking Linked to Ohio Tremors

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

Fracking Linked to Ohio Tremors The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) said yesterday that recent earthquakes in its northeastern region were likely caused by[...]
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Court Upholds Fracking Ban in Colorado City

Posted on March 4th, 2014 by

Court Upholds Fracking Ban in Colorado City Colorado District Court Judge Chris Melonakis of the 17th Judicial District has approved the results of a November[...]
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Keystone XL Minimal Impact in Climate Change, Says U.S. Review

Posted on February 3rd, 2014 by

Keystone XL Minimal Impact in Climate Change, Says U.S. Review In its final environment review, the U.S. State Department says that the Canada-U.S. pipeline will[...]
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The Benefits of Telecommunications in the Oil and Gas Industry

Posted on February 3rd, 2014 by

Oil and gas companies are extracting natural gasses from locations as remote as Guinea and Kazakhstan. Employees are shipped off to countries in Latin America,[...]
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EU Drafts Hydraulic Fracturing Guidelines to Mitigate Conflicting Laws

Posted on January 17th, 2014 by

EU Drafts Hydraulic Fracturing Guidelines to Mitigate Conflicting Laws The European Union is planning guidelines for its 28-member nation and will urge them to abide[...]
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Duke Tests Reveal the Perils of Fracking

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by

Duke Tests Reveal the Perils of Fracking Scientists from Duke have found potentially explosive levels of methane in some wells of Texas homes that are[...]
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Unforeseen Oil Boom in U.S. Alters Market as More Drilling Continue

Posted on January 9th, 2014 by

Unforeseen Oil Boom in U.S. Alters Market as More Drilling Continue According to IEA records, 15 European refineries have closed in the past half-decade as[...]