Generations

Colleges Offer Training in Response to Illinois’ Oil & Gas Regulations

Responding to Illinois’ tough new hydraulic fracturing (fracking) legislation, and with the potential for a surge of activity in relatively untapped shale natural gas deposits in Illinois, two colleges say they are planning an array of training opportunities for the emerging oil and natural gas industry.

June 20, 2013

Keep Canadian NatGas, Bitumen at Home, Says Group

Armed with fresh benefits forecasts, Canadian domestic industry is reviving a generations-old crusade for a priority spot on energy policy agendas dominated by government support for export pipeline projects. Provincial and federal authorities are being told that enough current refining and petrochemical development opportunities have been identified in Alberta alone to add about C$6.4 billion to Canada’s annual gross domestic product and create 18,600 jobs.

April 22, 2013

Groups Lobby to Keep Canadian NatGas, Bitumen at Home

Armed with fresh benefits forecasts, Canadian domestic industry is reviving a generations-old crusade for a priority spot on energy policy agendas dominated by government support for export pipeline projects.

April 22, 2013

NY Producers Challenge Yoko Ono’s ‘Artists Against Fracking’

The Independent Oil and Gas Association (IOGA) of New York has called on the state’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) to initiate an investigation into apparent violations of lobbying laws by the group known as “Artists Against Fracking,” which is led by Beatles star John Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, and their son, Sean Lennon.

April 2, 2013

Private Pennsylvania DCNR Meeting to Discuss Forest Drilling

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) plans to hold an invitation-only meeting on Thursday to discuss a request by two energy companies to access their mineral rights under the Loyalsock State Forest.

April 1, 2013

These Artists Don’t Like Fracking

She was blamed by many for breaking up The Beatles, and what John Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono and his son Sean Lennon are trying to do to hydraulic fracturing (fracking) won’t endear her to oil and gas producers either.

August 30, 2012

North Dakota’s ‘Nuisance’ Gas Could Be Seen in New Light

Natural gas has been turning up in North Dakota water wells for generations, and for the last four years geologists there have been studying its occurrence in observation water wells with the possibility in mind that it could be a viable commercial resource.

January 18, 2011

North Dakota Shallow Gas Might Not Be a ‘Nuisance’

Natural gas has been turning up in North Dakota water wells for generations, and for the last four years geologists there have been studying its occurrence in observation water wells with the possibility in mind that it could be a viable commercial resource.

January 17, 2011