Fracking

Wave Goodbye to Fracking in 2020 as Coronavirus Devours Demand, Says Liberty Oilfield

Wave Goodbye to Fracking in 2020 as Coronavirus Devours Demand, Says Liberty Oilfield

Denver-based Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. is expecting to see “very little” completions activity through the rest of the year across North America as Covid-19 continues to consume energy demand.

April 29, 2020

Alberta Tightens Quake Monitoring, Response Protocols for Oil, Gas Operators

Confirmation that horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) caused three central Alberta earthquakes since 2014 has resulted in tightened safety controls on industry operations.

January 27, 2020

Alberta Tightens Quake Monitoring, Response Protocols for Oil, Gas Operators

Confirmation that horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) caused three central Alberta earthquakes since 2014 has resulted in tightened safety controls on industry operations.

January 27, 2020

New York Governor Pushes to Permanently Ban Hydraulic Fracturing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has included legislation in his budget proposal to permanently ban “high-volume” hydraulic fracturing in New York, five years after state regulators took action to stop unconventional natural gas development.

January 24, 2020

New York Governor Pushes to Permanently Ban Hydraulic Fracturing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has included legislation in his budget proposal to permanently ban “high-volume” hydraulic fracturing in New York, five years after state regulators took action to stop unconventional natural gas development.

January 24, 2020

Corridor Resources Rebrands with Mission to Revive Natural Gas Output in Eastern Canada

New Alberta management will take over Atlantic Canada’s lone natural gas producer with plans to revive east coast supply development and shop for bargain-priced western oilfield assets under a transaction announced on Monday.

January 14, 2020

NGI 2020: Drilling Bans, Low Prices, New Projects Pique Readers’ Interest in 2019

Editor’s Note: This is one of a 14-piece series NGI undertook as the energy industry readied for the new year, with Lower 48 natural gas and oil supply continuing to surge in an uncertain environment as liquefied natural gas exports ramp up, Mexico markets remain shrouded and stakeholders demand more value. Get your complimentary copy of NGI’s 2020 Special Report today.

December 31, 2019

Fracking Ban Could Send Natural Gas Prices Soaring, Cause ‘Catastrophic Impact,’ Says Chamber

A ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking), which some Democratic presidential candidates have pledged to implement, would be “catastrophic” for the U.S. economy, according to a new report by the Global Energy Institute, a think tank backed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

December 20, 2019

BLM Clears Path for Potential Oil, Gas Leasing in California

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to open 683,000 acres on federal lands in California to oil and natural gas drilling following a recent record of decision (ROD).

October 8, 2019
Mexico Shale Ban Could Hit NatGas Production, Increase Need for U.S. Imports, Says Baker Institute — Bonus Coverage

Mexico Shale Ban Could Hit NatGas Production, Increase Need for U.S. Imports, Says Baker Institute — Bonus Coverage

Banning hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and the development of the country’s vast shale resources could defeat Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s policy aims of limiting natural gas imports, according to an issue brief put together by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

May 15, 2019
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