Bakken Water Recycling Solution Emerges

Initial tests of a process used in the Bakken Shale in North Dakota indicate that up to 80% of the water used in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) may be recycled successfully, according to the state’s chief oil and natural gas official.

November 26, 2012

West Awash in Gas, LNG Uncertain, But New Pipes Roll On

Western North America has overreacted to price signals and taken “drill, baby, drill” to an extreme, and as a result the region is saturated with natural gas production that outstrips the current prospective markets, according to a panel of western energy executives who spoke last Tuesday at the 2008 LDC Forum Rockies & West Conference in Irvine, CA. Current swift drops in wholesale gas prices will help, but volatility still adds continued uncertainty for buyers, the panelists said.

November 17, 2008