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06.19.13

Colleges plan training for gas drilling jobs

Two colleges in southern Illinois have announced a cooperative agreement to provide training in the emerging field of high-volume oil and gas drilling.

 

06.19.13

Top industry lobbyist says US oil and gas production could grow even more

American Petroleum Institute chief Jack Gerard said Tuesday that U.S. gas prices and the unemployment rate would be higher if not for the tremendous growth in oil production in America over the last few years.

 

06.17.13

IL Gov. Quinn signs bill to regulate fracking

Gov. Pat Quinn today signed sweeping legislation to regulate horizontal hydraulic fracturing, better known as "fracking." The move, which was expected, adds a bevy of restrictions and protections to an industry that while legal, was largely unregulated.

 

06.16.13

America enjoys oil rush as world switches to other energy sources

Unconventional oil, such as the Canadian oil sands, shale oil deposits in North Dakota and Texas and deepwater drilling in Africa and South America have helped to bolster global energy supplies.

 

06.16.13

FracFocus rolls out more user-friendly version

The hydraulic fracturing chemical registry has been updated to allow users to search by date ranges, chemical names or chemical abstract numbers – the unique numerical identifier for a chemical. The registry's focus remains on individual landowners and/or concerned residents who want to know the composition of fracking fluids used on their property or near their communities.

 

06.14.13

U.S. crude oil production could reach 10 million barrels per day by 2040

Projected crude oil production in the United States ranges from 6 to 8 million barrels per day (bbl/d) over the next 30 years in the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 (AEO2013) Reference case projection. However, under greater supply assumptions, crude oil production is sustained at a higher level of about 10 million bbl/d between 2020 and 2040.

 

06.10.13

Please, frack beneath my farm

The debate over hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas from deep beneath the earth has led to some rather interesting discussions among New Yorkers. Many of these are well-intentioned, but some are absolutely unhinged from reality.

 

06.09.13

The way forward on shale

I recently agreed to join the board of directors of the Center for Sustainable Shale Gas Development, a new organization founded by energy companies and environmental groups to reduce the environmental impacts of natural gas production by hydraulic fracturing. I applaud the Environmental Defense Fund for helping to create this important initiative despite criticism by other environmental organizations.

 

06.06.13

North Dakota grows five times faster than nation

Propelled by a massive energy boom, North Dakota once again captured the title of the nation's hottest economy, with a growth rate five times the national average.

 

06.05.13

Crude Output Exceeds Imports for First Time in 16 Years

U.S. domestic crude-oil production exceeded imports last week for the first time in 16 years, a government report showed.

 
 
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