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AGA: Shales Push Natural Gas Reserves to Record 300 Tcf

Data gathered from 30 large domestic natural gas producers indicate that the U.S. inventory of gas reserves has grown to about 300 Tcf, according to a new report from the American Gas Association (AGA). That estimate, based in large part on new discoveries in shale plays, shatters the previous domestic reserves record of 293 Tcf, which was recorded in 1967.

April 5, 2012

AGA: Natural Gas Reserves Swell to 300 Tcf

Data gathered from 30 large domestic natural gas producers indicate that the U.S. inventory of gas reserves has grown to about 300 Tcf, according to a new report from the American Gas Association (AGA). That estimate shatters the previous domestic reserves record of 293 Tcf, which was recorded in 1967.

April 5, 2012

‘Epa-Dimock’ Over? Testing Finds No Contamination from Drilling

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday initial test results of water samples taken from 11 households in Dimock Township, PA, do not indicate any levels of contamination from natural gas drilling.

March 19, 2012

EPA Finds Benzene, Other Compounds in Wyoming Water Wells

Two monitoring wells specifically installed to test water supplies deep within an aquifer near natural gas drilling locations in Pavillion, WY, found high levels of benzene and other chemicals, including petroleum-related compounds, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 office.

November 14, 2011

EPA Finds Benzene, Chemicals in Wyoming Water Wells

Two monitoring wells specifically installed to test water supplies deep within an aquifer near natural gas drilling locations in Pavillion, WY, found high levels of benzene and other chemicals, including petroleum-related compounds, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 office.

November 14, 2011

Wyoming Niobrara Development Slow, State Official Says

Early results, albeit preliminary and limited, indicate that the Niobrara play in southeast Wyoming is slow in coming to fruition, according to the state’s top oil/gas exploration and production official.

November 2, 2011

WSI: East to Avoid Extreme Temps of Last Two Winters

Colder-than-normal temperatures will dominate the Northeast through at least January, but current conditions indicate that the cold “will not be as extreme as it was during the last two winters,” according to Andover, MA-based Weather Services International (WSI).

October 31, 2011

WSI: East to Avoid Extreme Temps of Last Two Winters

Colder-than-normal temperatures will dominate the Northeast through at least January, but current conditions indicate that the cold “will not be as extreme as it was during the last two winters,” according to Andover, MA-based Weather Services International (WSI).

October 25, 2011

Sempra CEO: Pipes Safe, Growth Coming

An internal analysis indicates that Sempra Energy’s California utility natural gas pipeline system is safe, and its strategic assessments indicate there is plenty of room for growth within utility operations, Sempra Energy’s new CEO told financial analysts on a conference call last Tuesday.

August 15, 2011

ExxonMobil, Chevron Heeding Mistrust of Hydrofracking

ExxonMobil Corp. this week launched a public relations campaign while Chevron Corp. is working with industry groups to assure the public that drilling unconventional wells using hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) is safe. The moves preceded separate annual meetings where shareholders voiced growing support for more disclosure about the well stimulation practices.

May 27, 2011