Posts Tagged ‘fracking’

Can it be True Frac Wastewater Injection Well Seismicity is a Miscue?

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Two years ago (06/15/2012), an AP report, Fracking-Earthquake Report Suggests Low Risk For LargeTremors,  by Seth Borenstein stated, “The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing to extract[...]
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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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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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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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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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PA High Court Quashes Part of Fracking Law

Posted on December 23rd, 2013 by

PA High Court Quashes Part of Fracking Law Pennsylvania’s high court struck down part of a law geared towards easing natural gas production in the[...]
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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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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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Seismic Activity and Earthquakes: Is Hydraulic Fracturing Only to Blame?

Posted on October 31st, 2012 by

It’s time to think out-of-the-box in regards to the influence of hydraulic fracturing and deep injection wells to seismicity. The relationship of these activities to[...]
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Will Shale Gas Casing and Cementation Last Forever?

Posted on June 22nd, 2012 by

The other day, I received an email from a representative of an international oil company which is wholly owned by the government and reports to[...]
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The Potential Opportunity For Armada Oil

Posted on June 17th, 2012 by

James Cerna of Armada Oil discusses his company’s chances of extracting oil in Wyoming: