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API: Obama Holds Control Over More Energy Jobs, Production

As President Obama was preparing to deliver a major jobs speech to the nation Thursday night, the energy industry weighed in with a study showing more than 1.4 million new jobs, $800 billion in additional Treasury revenue, and 10 million bbls of additional daily oil and natural gas production by 2030 could be added with more flexible federal rules.

September 8, 2011

DOE Fracking Panel Developing Timeline for Actions

Nearly 200 people crowded the phone lines of an open meeting Monday night to hear public comments surrounding the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Natural Gas Subcommittee’s initial report on hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

August 17, 2011

DOE Fracking Panel Developing Timeline for Actions

Nearly 200 people crowded the phone lines of an open meeting Monday night to hear public comments surrounding the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Natural Gas Subcommittee’s initial report on hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

August 17, 2011

North Carolina Fracking Study Bills Nearing Passage

Two separate bills calling for a comprehensive study of hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) in North Carolina — a state where the practice is currently illegal — are expected to be sent to Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue this week.

June 14, 2011

Subcommittee Taking a Field Trip for Fracking Study

As it works to craft best practices for hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) was hosting a rare meeting in Washington Monday night — Washington, PA, not Washington, DC.

June 14, 2011

Texas Nearing Frack Fluid Disclosure Requirement

Texas House lawmakers Sunday night voted to require public disclosure of the chemicals in fluids used for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) after disparities with legislation passed earlier by the Senate (see Shale Daily, May 27) were hammered out in conference committee.

June 1, 2011

Texas Frack Fluid Bill Heading to Governor

Texas House lawmakers Sunday night voted to require public disclosure of the chemicals in fluids used for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) after disparities with legislation passed earlier by the Senate (see Daily GPI, May 27) were hammered out in conference committee.

June 1, 2011

Three Workers Hurt by Fire at Pennsylvania Drill Site

Three workers were burned when a fire broke out at a Chesapeake Energy Corp. drilling site in Washington County, PA, on Wednesday night.

February 25, 2011

Gasland Deserves Oscar Snub, Industry Says

If the natural gas industry has its way, Gasland director Josh Fox won’t be “thanking the academy” for an Oscar Sunday night.

February 21, 2011

Investigation Launched in Pennsylvania Gas Explosion

An investigation is under way after a 12-inch diameter natural gas main exploded late Wednesday night, killing five people, including a four-month-old child, in Allentown, PA. A fire following the explosion affected a total of 47 properties, including 10 businesses, and forced more than 750 people to evacuate over a three-block area.

February 14, 2011