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Britain Clears Way for Fracking

With the introduction of new risk controls last week, the British government has cleared the way for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to resume in the country where the shale gas reserve could be 4.2 Tcf, according to one estimate.

December 17, 2012

Britain Clears Way for Fracking

With the introduction of new risk controls, the British government has cleared the way for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to resume in the country where the shale gas reserve could be 4.2 Tcf, according to one estimate.

December 17, 2012

In Shales U.S. Has Something Many Want

U.S. resource plays that are spewing out natural gas and oil have virtually cleared producer calendars of speculative drilling and made for an energy supply bounty that is becoming the envy of numerous companies around the world, speakers at a Houston energy conference said.

February 24, 2012

Regulator Questions Georgia Marketers’ Gas Prices

An apparent disparity between continued low wholesale natural gas prices and the amount Atlanta-area consumers are paying for natural gas needs to be cleared up by Georgia marketers, according to Stan Wise, chairman of the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC).

January 5, 2012

Pipe Safety Bill Clears Senate, Heads to White House

House-passed pipeline safety legislation (HR 2845) cleared the Senate Tuesday evening by unanimous consent, and will be sent to President Obama, who is expected to sign the bill into law before the end of the year.

December 15, 2011

As Ohio Shale Plays Heat Up, Landowner Groups Cash In

When Rex Energy Corp. announced in August that it acquired the rights to lease about 11,000 net acres in Carroll County, OH, for $40 million, the company said it was doing so to develop a prospect in the Utica Shale play and expand its acreage position there.

September 12, 2011

BLM Clearing Backlog of Oil and Gas Leases in Wyoming

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it has cleared most of a more than two-year-old backlog for issuing oil and gas leases in Wyoming and hopes to have the remainder completed within days.

April 4, 2011

BLM Clearing Backlog of Wyoming Oil and Gas Leases

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it has cleared most of a more than two-year-old backlog for issuing oil and gas leases in Wyoming and hopes to have the remainder completed within days.

April 4, 2011

Texas Clears Range of Fouling Water Wells

Range Resources Corp. last Tuesday was cleared of fouling North Texas water wells with natural gas by a unanimous vote of the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC). It was vindication for the Fort Worth, TX-based producer and an informal indictment of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) — not that anyone from the federal agency was at the meeting in Austin, TX, to hear it.

March 28, 2011

Range Cleared of Texas Water Well Contamination

Range Resources Corp. Tuesday was cleared of fouling North Texas water wells with natural gas by a unanimous vote of the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC). It was vindication for the Fort Worth, TX-based producer and an informal indictment of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) — not that anyone from the federal agency was at the meeting in Austin, TX, to hear it.

March 23, 2011