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The fracking-crew shortage: Good problem to have - Tribune-Review

May 26, 2017 - 11:09pm

The fracking-crew shortage: Good problem to have
Tribune-Review
Drilling for oil always has been a boom-or-bust business — before and after fracking brought new efficiencies and capacity to tap previously unreachable reserves. So it's no surprise that the U.S. industry, reacting to market forces just as it did ...

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Is US Fracking Killing OPEC? - Investor's Business Daily

May 26, 2017 - 4:28pm

Investor's Business Daily

Is US Fracking Killing OPEC?
Investor's Business Daily
Energy: Despite cuts in oil output and threats of even more, the OPEC cartel can only watch in disappointment as prices for crude defy their efforts to raise them. Credit fracking for the cartel's loss of power over the world market. These are ...
OPEC, others keep cap on outputNorthwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Oil price falls as OPEC battles forces beyond its controlThe Economic Voice (blog)
US Oil Prices Drop Despite OPEC Production CutsCourthouse News Service
Times of India -Money Morning
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Legal Protest Targets Massive Nevada Fracking Plan - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

May 25, 2017 - 5:07pm

Legal Protest Targets Massive Nevada Fracking Plan
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The protest challenges the BLM's failure to analyze the environmental impacts of high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, especially relating to the depletion and pollution of aquifers and the springs they feed. The groups argue that the Battle ...

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Fighting Fracking Infrastructure in New Jersey - Food and Water Watch

May 25, 2017 - 1:48pm

Food and Water Watch

Fighting Fracking Infrastructure in New Jersey
Food and Water Watch
Fighting Fracking Infrastructure in New Jersey. When energy giant Transco Williams announced its Northeast Enhancement Project plan, the company probably did not expect such strong community opposition. facebook; twitter; google-plus; envelope ...

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The Queen of Punk Tells Archbishop of Canterbury to Ban Fracking - EcoWatch

May 25, 2017 - 12:15pm

EcoWatch

The Queen of Punk Tells Archbishop of Canterbury to Ban Fracking
EcoWatch
Whether it's through fashion or protest, Vivienne Westwood is not a woman afraid of making a statement. On May 23, she rocked up to the residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury in London with a special guest—the Grim Reaper—to issue a strong ...

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Vinton County quake probably not fracking-related, state says - The Columbus Dispatch

May 25, 2017 - 12:17am

The Columbus Dispatch

Vinton County quake probably not fracking-related, state says
The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials are investigating an earthquake reported Wednesday in southeastern Ohio, but don't believe it was related to oil and gas production. The initial analysis shows a 3.4 magnitude, “naturally occurring seismic ...
3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Vinton CountyWOSU

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Fracking, Now The Dominant Technology, Will Keep Oil Price Around $55: Goldman Sachs - Forbes

May 25, 2017 - 12:01am

Forbes

Fracking, Now The Dominant Technology, Will Keep Oil Price Around $55: Goldman Sachs
Forbes
Oil prices may rise or fall in the short-term, but they will return to a range of $55 to $65 in the long term because that's the price of oil from fracking shale wells, the Goldman Sachs head of research said in Chicago Wednesday. Oil prices today were ...

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Fracking, Now The Dominant Technology, Will Keep Oil Price Around $55: Goldman Sachs - Forbes

May 25, 2017 - 12:01am

Forbes

Fracking, Now The Dominant Technology, Will Keep Oil Price Around $55: Goldman Sachs
Forbes
Oil prices may rise or fall in the short-term, but they will return to a range of $55 to $65 in the long term because that's the price of oil from fracking shale wells, the Goldman Sachs head of research said in Chicago Wednesday. Oil prices today were ...

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People are furious Pittsburgh sold their pride march to a fracking company - LGBTQ Nation

May 24, 2017 - 4:30pm

LGBTQ Nation

People are furious Pittsburgh sold their pride march to a fracking company
LGBTQ Nation
Two marches will be held for Pittsburgh Pride, the EQT Equality March and the People's March. Jeff Taylor. The nonprofit Delta Foundation announced in January that the June 11 Pittsburgh Pride parade would be named the EQT Equality March, immediately ...

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Ask a Scientist: What is fracking? - UT Daily Beacon

May 24, 2017 - 4:11pm

UT Daily Beacon

Ask a Scientist: What is fracking?
UT Daily Beacon
Fracking, officially known as hydraulic fracturing, is an oil and gas process where water, chemicals, and sand are pumped into an oil or gas well. This improves the amount of oil and gas that can be recovered from a well. These wells are pretty deep ...

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ANALYSIS: US Fracking Is Ascendant, But OPEC Isn't Dead Yet - The Daily Caller

May 24, 2017 - 8:49am

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ANALYSIS: US Fracking Is Ascendant, But OPEC Isn't Dead Yet
The Daily Caller
Those small players control thousands of wells that cheaply extract oil and gas from shale formations across the U.S. using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Mills said that while “you can't say OPEC is dead,” U.S. oil producers are poised to scale up ...
North American Strategic Energy Adds Diplomatic CloutTownhall
Farewell to OPECAmerican Thinker
OPEC to Extend Oil Production Cuts Another Nine MonthsThe New American

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Fracking's Dark Secret - EcoWatch

May 24, 2017 - 4:18am

EcoWatch

Fracking's Dark Secret
EcoWatch
We've long known extracting oil and gas comes with negative consequences, and rapid expansion of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, increases the problems and adds new ones—excessive water use and contamination, earthquakes, destruction of habitat ...

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Fracking and domestic energy production - Washington Times

May 23, 2017 - 8:56pm

Washington Times

Fracking and domestic energy production
Washington Times
With all the publicity around fracking, it's easy to assume that America's own domestic oil production is more than enough to fuel a growing economy. It certainly helps. But there's no magic bullet that will ensure long-term American energy security ...

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Independent oil producers want limits on horizontal drilling and fracking - KTUL

May 23, 2017 - 7:09pm

KTUL

Independent oil producers want limits on horizontal drilling and fracking
KTUL
Independent oil producers argue that they are being hurt by massive new horizontal drilling and fracking operations. (KTUL). AA. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KTUL) - There's a battle in Oklahoma's oil patch over the future of drilling and a lot of money.

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No clear projections for cost of fracking ban in Nevada - Las Vegas Review-Journal

May 23, 2017 - 3:21pm

Las Vegas Review-Journal

No clear projections for cost of fracking ban in Nevada
Las Vegas Review-Journal
CARSON CITY — A money committee heard conflicting, unpredictable projections Tuesday over how much revenue Nevada could lose if it imposes a ban on hydraulic fracking. Assembly Bill 159 sponsored by Assembly Justin Watkins, D-Las Vegas, would ...

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Longmont fracking foe Kaye Fissinger remembered for community activism - Longmont Times-Call

May 23, 2017 - 12:23pm

Longmont fracking foe Kaye Fissinger remembered for community activism
Longmont Times-Call
Fissinger, who had moved to Longmont from California in 2006 and became active in pursuing environmental concerns after settling here, may have best been known for her outspoken opposition to fracking, the process used to inject water, sand and ...

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Trump's Plan To Sell Sounds Good - Who Needs The Strategic Reserve With Oil Fracking? - Forbes

May 23, 2017 - 11:14am

Trump's Plan To Sell Sounds Good - Who Needs The Strategic Reserve With Oil Fracking?
Forbes
As a number of people have noted in the past couple of years the oil market has rather changed as a result of fracking. US production has surged, enough to frighten Opec into production cuts even. And this makes the US strategic oil reserve rather less ...

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Will Florida Ban Fracking? - Reason

May 23, 2017 - 6:04am

Reason

Will Florida Ban Fracking?
Reason
Among respondents who said they were familiar with fracking, which involves injecting high-pressure fluids into wells to create minute cracks that release trapped oil and natural gas, the researchers found "generalizable empirical evidence that those ...

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Fracking-waste suit revived on appeal - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Arkansas Online

May 23, 2017 - 3:50am

Fracking-waste suit revived on appeal - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Online
A Conway County couple's federal lawsuit accusing Southwestern Energy Co. of causing millions of barrels of fracking waste to migrate onto their property, ...

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8th Circuit revives fracking trespass suit against Southwestern Energy - Reuters

May 22, 2017 - 6:06pm

8th Circuit revives fracking trespass suit against Southwestern Energy
Reuters
A federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit by Arkansas landowners who claimed Southwestern Energy trespassed on their land by pouring more than 7 million barrels of hydraulic-fracturing wastewater onto nearby property that the company knew ...

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