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New York Moratorium Bills Face Uncertain Future in Senate

The New York State Assembly’s passage of a bill calling for a two-year moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in the state could divide the fragile bipartisan coalition that controls the Senate.

March 8, 2013

Colorado Considers Groundwater, Setback Drilling Rules

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) has drafted proposed rules for sampling and monitoring groundwater before and after new wells are drilled, as well as changes to setbacks, which formalizes some procedures that the industry had begun voluntarily last year (see Shale Daily, Aug. 4, 2011).

December 14, 2012
DRBC New York Lawsuit Dismissed, But Environmental Assessment A Question

DRBC New York Lawsuit Dismissed, But Environmental Assessment A Question

A lawsuit that sought an extensive environmental review of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Delaware River Basin by the State of New York and a coalition of environmental groups has been dismissed by a federal judge. However, the ruling left open to question whether an environmental assessment of the basin may be required in the future.

September 26, 2012

BP Expanding in GOM Deepwater

As the supermajor gets back to business in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) deepwater, one of its core areas, BP plc executives are hopeful that they can complete “in a few days” the $7.8 billion settlement tentatively reached last month with thousands of individuals and businesses that were impacted by the April 2010 Macondo well blowout, Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg said Thursday at the company’s annual meeting.

April 16, 2012

CEO: BP Running Five Rigs in GOM, Adding Three by Year’s End

BP plc executives are hopeful that they can complete “in a few days” the $7.8 billion settlement tentatively reached last month with thousands of individuals and businesses that were impacted by the April 2010 Macondo well blowout in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM), Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg said Thursday at the company’s annual meeting.

April 13, 2012

Norse Inks $37M Deal, Back to Being Optimistic in New York

Hopeful that it is seeing the final months of a moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) tick away in New York, Norse Energy Corp. ASA — a company that, like many others, has suffered through years of uncertainty at the hands of the delay — is positioning itself to hit the ground running in the Marcellus and Utica shales.

March 19, 2012

Norse’s $37M Deal Helps Maintain New York Optimism

Hopeful that it is seeing the final months of a moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) tick away in New York, Norse Energy Corp. ASA — a company that, like many others, has suffered through years of uncertainty at the hands of the delay — is positioning itself to hit the ground running in the Marcellus and Utica shales.

March 19, 2012

Shell Hoping to Drill Offshore Alaska Next Year

A U.S. affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell plc is hopeful that the federal government will allow it to begin drilling for oil and natural gas in the Alaskan Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) next year, and believes that moving forward with exploration and production would boost the Trans-Alaska Pipeline (TAP) and make the case for construction of a pipeline to transport natural gas.

October 7, 2011

Regulators OK Sale of Norse Assets to Appalachian

Norway’s Norse Energy Corp. ASA said Monday it has received regulatory approval to sell two natural gas pipeline companies so that it can focus on exploration and production activities in the Marcellus Shale play in New York.

May 25, 2011

Ohio Drilling Bill Nears Passage

Legislation that would open leasing on all property owned by the state government — including state parks — to oil and gas companies is advancing through the Ohio General Assembly and is expected to pass.

May 23, 2011
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