Researchers at Columbia University said earthquakes that occur on the other side of the world could create smaller temblors near wastewater injection sites in the United States.
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NatGas Gasoline Pursued by New Jersey Start-Up
For those visionaries that want a clean transportation fuel without the additional vehicle and fueling infrastructure costs associated with natural gas vehicles, a small privately held New Jersey-based company, Primus Green Energy, wants to market natural gas-derived gasoline.
SM Energy Selling Anadarko Basin Properties
Denver-based SM Energy Co. is marketing all of its properties in the Anadarko Basin, including its Granite Wash interests. The sale of the gas-weighted assets is part of normal high-grading activities, the company said Wednesday. Proceeds could be spent in the Permian Basin or in the Eagle Ford Shale, analysts speculated Wednesday.
NatGas Gasoline Fueling Research
For those visionaries that want a “clean” transportation fuel without the additional vehicle and fueling infrastructure costs associated with natural gas vehicles, small privately held New Jersey-based Primus Green Energy is working to market natural gas-derived gasoline.
West Virginia Needs ‘Significant’ Investment in NatGas Infrastructure
If West Virginia and the broader region encompassing the Marcellus and Utica shales take advantage of value-added opportunities associated with natural gas — in the manufacturing, transportation and electricity generation sectors — a greater share of the economic benefits of the shale boom will be retained by the region, according to a report issued by Vision Shared, a the Huntington, WV-based nonprofit organization. But significant investment is needed upfront to make that happen.
EDF ‘Co-opted’ by NatGas Industry, Grassroots Groups Say
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has allowed itself “to be co-opted by industry interests on the issue of hydraulic fracturing [fracking] for shale gas,” and does not speak for local communities on the issue, representatives of 67 grassroots organizations said Wednesday.
Blaze Energy Corp. said it has settled a dispute with Environmental Energy Services Inc. (EESV), exchanging subsidiary EESV Fayetteville Inc. and associated outstanding notes for EESV’s 76% stake in the company, in a stock deal valued at $1.9 million. Under the first phase of a reorganization plan, the Boise, ID-based company — which is not affiliated with Calgary-based Blaze Energy Ltd. — also accepted the resignations of all but one of its employees and canceled the lease for its corporate offices.
Southwestern Nearly Doubles Marcellus Potential in Chesapeake Deal
Southwestern Energy Co., which has proved time and again that making money is possible in some of the onshore natural gas plays, on Monday cut a bargain deal that will nearly double its gassy acreage position in the Marcellus Shale of Pennsylvania.
Excelerate Affiliate Seeks to Build LNG Import Terminal in Puerto Rico
Aguirre Offshore GasPort LLC, a unit of Excelerate Energy LP, has filed an application at FERC to build a floating offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and associated facilities to provide gas to the largest power generation facility in Puerto Rico.
ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum Sign MOU on North American Unconventionals
ExxonMobil Corp. and Qatar Petroleum International (QPI) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly evaluate unconventional natural gas and associated liquids resources in North America, as well as global opportunities for liquefied natural gas (LNG).