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EPA Final Report on Fracking Water Impact Due in 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) report on the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on drinking water resources will likely be finalized in 2016, the agency said Wednesday.

June 21, 2013

DOE’s LNG Export Queue Called ‘Unlawful’

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) queue for deciding liquefied natural gas (LNG) applications is arbitrary and unlawful, said Center for Liquefied Natural Gas President Bill Cooper.

June 19, 2013

Researchers Peering into Shale Pores

Gas and oil reside in the shales, but how much, and at what price, are questions researchers at the University of Oklahoma (OU) hope to answer at a new oil and gas “center of excellence.”

June 10, 2013

Researchers in Oklahoma Peering into Shale Pores

Gas and oil reside in the shales, but how much, and at what price, are questions researchers at the University of Oklahoma (OU) hope to answer at a new oil and gas “center of excellence.”

June 7, 2013

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TravelCenters of America (TA) CEO Tom O’Brien is to deliver the opening keynote address June 25 at the 2013 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in the Washington, DC, convention center June 24-27. TA is making what the ACT sponsors called significant investments to provide its customers with alternative fuel options, including natural gas. TA and Royal Dutch Shell plc in April announced plans to build a network of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling lanes at existing TA locations nationwide (see Daily GPI, April 22). Shell has committed to creating a “U.S. network of LNG fueling centers for heavy duty road transport customers” stretching from coast to coast. O’Brien is expected to add more color to the ongoing push of commercial trucking fleets to use alternative fuels.

May 30, 2013
Ohio Reports Utica Production, Predicts Leader by 2015

Ohio Reports Utica Production, Predicts Leader by 2015

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) said 87 wells in the Utica Shale collectively produced 12.84 Bcf of natural gas and more than 635,000 bbl of oil in 2012.

May 17, 2013

SGICC Crowns Three Winners in Shale Gas Innovation Contest

After choosing 12 finalists from more than 70 applicants, Ben Franklin Technology Partners’ Shale Gas Innovation and Commercialization Center (SGICC) on Tuesday selected the three winners of its 2013 Shale Gas Innovation contest aimed at recognizing and promoting small- and mid-sized businesses behind emerging technologies in the Appalachian region’s growing natural gas industry.

May 9, 2013

Producers Cautious on New Appalachian Certification Group

Three weeks after the launch of the Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD) and its proposed certification process, many oil and natural gas producers are in the dark about the initiative and taking a “wait and see” approach to participating. Meanwhile, the organization is predicting that its membership will grow, but at an organic pace.

April 15, 2013
CSSD Says Membership Will Grow Slowly, But Producers Cautious

CSSD Says Membership Will Grow Slowly, But Producers Cautious

Three weeks after the launch of the Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD) and its proposed certification process, many oil and natural gas producers are in the dark about the initiative and taking a “wait and see” approach to participating.

April 11, 2013

One-Dozen Shale Gas Innovators Recognized by SGICC

The Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center (SGICC) has named a dozen finalists in its annual Shale Gas Innovation Competition, which will award a total of $75,000 to three winners to be selected next month.

April 8, 2013