Archive for the ‘Oil’ Category

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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[...]
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North American Shale to Eclipse Most OPEC Nation’s Output

Posted on December 13th, 2013 by

North American Shale to Eclipse Most OPEC Nation’s Output According to Exxon Mobil Corp.’s annual report for long term forecast for global energy, oil output[...]
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U.S. To Become Top Oil Producer by 2015 on Shale Boom

Posted on November 13th, 2013 by

U.S. To Become Top Oil Producer by 2015 on Shale Boom The US will overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world’s top oil producer[...]
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North Dakota Oil Spill Draws Attention to Rule Delay

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

North Dakota Oil Spill Draws Attention to Rule Delay Three years after pipeline rupture in Michigan spilled 843,000 gallons of oil, regulators still haven’t produced rules to[...]
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California Fracking Study May Take 18 Months, Says Governor

Posted on October 30th, 2013 by

California Fracking Study May Take 18 Months, Says Governor Governor Jerry Brown said it may take as long as 18 months for California, the third-biggest oil-producing state,[...]
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U.K. Offers Cheaper Water to Attract Shale Drillers

Posted on October 10th, 2013 by

U.K. Offers Cheaper Water to Attract Shale Drillers Britain’s water utilities are ready to give discounts for drillers needing supplies for fracking oil and natural[...]
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Unconventional Oil and Gas Regulations and Policy Relating to Local Environmental Impacts and Climate Change

Posted on September 5th, 2013 by

This piece provides a basic insight into the way climate change in conjunction with environmental and public health concerns have triggered a regulatory response by[...]
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Technology to Assist Wind Companies with Ongoing Payment Obligations

Posted on November 6th, 2012 by

While so much attention has been focused on development of new oil and natural reserves, wind power capacity has increased dramatically, albeit somewhat under the[...]
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The Libya Summit to Explore Newer Avenues and Novel Strategies for the Emerging Economy

Posted on October 25th, 2012 by

After obtaining freedom and democracy in their country, Libyans are now on the road to progression and prosperity.  Libya already offers a wide range of[...]