Beneath

Alaska Touts Plan to Probe ANWR

The state of Alaska last week took the next step toward going it alone to find out how much oil and gas lies beneath the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) after an offer to partner with the federal government on the effort was rebuffed by the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI).

July 15, 2013

Centrica Taking Bet on UK’s Shale Gas Resources

The UK’s leading energy retailer, Centrica, is taking a bet that shale gas resources in the country’s Bowland Basin are the real deal after making a hefty commitment in explorer Cuadrilla Resources Ltd.

June 14, 2013

BLM Sells 15 Parcels in Utah Lease Sale

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) said Tuesday it sold 13 of 16 available parcels in an oil and natural gas lease sale in the Green River District in east-central Utah.

November 15, 2012

Barring Appeal, Tax Exemption Ruling Could Cost Texas $4.4B

Texas could lose an estimated $4.4 billion in revenue from oil and gas sales taxes, depending on how a district court judge tailors his ruling on exempting oil and gas companies from paying the state sales taxes on extraction equipment.

April 18, 2012

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Split on Impact Fee

A pair of votes Tuesday highlighted the struggle Pennsylvania’s local governments are having with a new regulatory package of shale development.

April 9, 2012

New West Virginia Alliance Supports Oil, Gas Industry

The Independent Oil & Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) said Wednesday it has launched a new alliance, Just Beneath the Surface (JBTS), to provide the public with information and debunk myths about the industry.

May 27, 2011

Study Calls for Rethink of Fort Worth Pipelines

Residents of Fort Worth, TX, saw the sun rise on the shale gas phenomenon as producers targeted the Barnett Shale play far beneath their neighborhoods. Now — following years of midstream development, and a deadly pipeline blast in California — some in the state’s fifth largest city are calling for a reset on how pipeline siting decisions are made.

October 25, 2010

Fort Worth Residents Seek Pipeline Reform

Residents of Fort Worth, TX, saw the sun rise on the shale gas phenomenon as producers targeted the Barnett Shale play far beneath their neighborhoods. Now — following years of midstream development, and a deadly pipeline blast in California — some in the state’s fifth largest city are calling for a reset on gas pipeline policy.

October 25, 2010

Gas Prospecting Under Houston Parks Approved

Houston City Council on Wednesday approved a three-year agreement with Southern Star Exploration LLC to explore for conventional natural gas beneath three municipal parks and a public works center in an industrial area.

September 3, 2010

Offshore East Coast May Hold Treasure of Gas, Oil Reserves

Offshore the East Coast in the Atlantic Continental Shelf, a treasure trove of energy reserves could be deep beneath the water, holding as much as 37 Tcf of natural gas and 3.8 billion bbl of oil, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) said late Wednesday.

April 5, 2010
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