Category: Hydraulic fracturing

McClendon’s West Texas venture plans Wall Street debut

Wildcatter Aubrey McClendon’s oil and gas startup in West Texas may be the latest venture in the Permian Basin to beckon for Wall Street investors, sitting astride one of the most lucrative U.S. shale plays.  More »

Fracking advocates urged to win ugly by discrediting foes

The fight over fracking in Colorado has been viewed as a bellwether for similar debates brewing from New York to Sacramento.  More »

Kirby Corp. grows onshore with hydraulic fracturing boom

Kirby Corp., a Houston-based barge shipping company, is growing its business on shore. Since hydraulic fracturing took off, Kirby has found a growing market for its diesel engine services division. The engines power hydraulic fracturing pumps, and demand has been rising in recent years.  More »

U.S. crude output rises to highest since 1980s on shale boom

U.S. crude production climbed to the highest level in at least three decades last week as the shale boom moved the country closer to energy independence.  More »

OPEC head tells oil market to stop panicking about prices

Crude collapsed into a bear market this month as Saudi Arabia and other producers deepened price discounts for their oil.  More »

Texas panel amends disposal well rules over earthquake concerns

As of Nov. 17, disposal well operators must research U.S. Geological Survey data for a history of earthquakes within 100 square miles of a proposed well site before applying for a permit.  More »

California fracking fight draws big money

Several oil companies have spent millions fighting measures in two California counties that would ban hydraulic fracturing.  More »

Markets for advanced rigs rising, Nabors CEO says

Rising prices for the Bermuda rig contractor’s most advanced machines are helping Nabors crank out more of them for operators in U.S. shale plays.  More »

New Mexico audit finds $3 million in uncollected Apache royalties

Land Commissioner Ray Powell says the assessment of Apache Corp.’s production in Lea County turned up royalties going back to January 2009.  More »

Pennsylvania township moves to ban drilling near homes

Some residents have voiced concerns about possible pollution from the drilling and have said they object to the proximity of the Krendale wells to homes, businesses and schools.  More »

How the Energy Revolution is Supporting Texas-Sized Economic Growth

America is in the midst of an energy boom. We all know this. We also know the positive impact it has had on our nation’s balance sheet. The U.S. is now set to surpass Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude production, and it has already passed the former as the world’s largest producer of natural […]  More »

New York court rejects bid to revive fracking ban case

A motion by bankrupt Norse Energy against the town of Dryden in western New York was denied by the state’s highest court.  More »
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