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Ohio Water District Agrees to Sell More Water to Antero

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) has agreed to sell more water to Antero Resources for oil and gas drilling in the Utica Shale.

July 23, 2013

North Dakota Output Sets Daily Records

Coming out of its coldest April and wettest May ever recorded, North Dakota’s latest oil and natural gas statistics show the amounts of oil transported by rail shot up to 75% in April while new wells connected set a record at 185. Overall, April oil/gas production was down compared to March, but the daily averages set all-time records on a preliminary basis (793,249 b/d and 846 MMcf/d).

June 17, 2013

North Dakota Production Sets Daily Records; Rail, New Connects Soar

Coming out of its coldest April and wettest May ever recorded, North Dakota’s latest oil and natural gas statistics show the amounts of oil transported by rail shot up to 75% in April while new wells connected set a record at 185. Overall, April oil/gas production was down compared to March, but the daily averages set all-time records on a preliminary basis (793,249 b/d and 846 MMcf/d).

June 17, 2013

Wyoming Lawmakers Consider Flaring Tax Bill

An interim committee in the Wyoming legislature is considering drafting a bill that would put a severance tax on producers for the amounts of produced natural gas they flare.

June 10, 2013

Ohio Water District Sells More Water to Gulfport, Enacts New Policy

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) has agreed to sell more water to Gulfport Energy Corp. for Utica Shale drilling activities, as it adopts a new short-term water sales policy and partners with the U.S. Geological Survey to study the impact of future water withdrawals.

May 22, 2013

Colorado Bill Would Spur Higher Oil/Gas Emissions Standards

A bill to require oil and natural gas companies to meet enhanced water and air emissions standards in order to earn streamlined state environmental permitting was introduced Tuesday by the majority leaders of both houses in the Colorado legislature.

April 29, 2013

Pennsylvania Shale Drilling Fees Drop on Low Natural Gas Prices

Low natural gas prices have hit Pennsylvania, where deep-shale drilling fees collected last year fell about 3% from 2011, according to state data.

April 5, 2013

Texas Producers Using, Recycling More Water

An update conducted last year of a Texas water use study found that oil and gas producers are using more water for hydraulic fracturing (fracking), but they’re also recycling more, making it important to distinguish between water “use” and “consumption.”

January 18, 2013

Natural Gas-Powered Frack Pumps Could Save $$Billions

Halliburton, Apache Corp. and Caterpillar have developed a dual-fuel technology for using natural gas and diesel to operate pumping equipment used in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) at oil and gas well sites.

January 15, 2013

California Drafts Frack Rules but Drilling Tepid

California oil and natural gas regulators are collecting stakeholder input on proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) but at this point, drilling in the state has been somewhat tepid from a year ago, according to the state Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR).

December 3, 2012
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