North Dakota Judge Limits His Water Rule Injunction to 13 States

A North Dakota federal district judge on Friday limited to 13 states an injunction he approved late last month against the Obama administration’s proposed expansion of the scope of the federal Clean Water Act.

September 8, 2015
Texas Crude Production Climbing, NatGas Down From Year-Ago Levels

Texas Crude Production Climbing, NatGas Down From Year-Ago Levels

Texas crude oil and natural gas production statistics continue to reflect producers’ preference for oil over less-lucrative natural gas.

October 30, 2014
Texas Production Up Again from Year-Ago Levels

Texas Production Up Again from Year-Ago Levels

Production of Texas oil and natural gas during November was higher than year-ago levels, based on preliminary data from the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC). While crude oil output was up from October’s level, Natural gas production declined.

January 30, 2014

Texas Oil, Gas Production Climbed in July

Texas natural gas production during July was up about 7% from the July 2012 level, and oil production was up about 30%, according to preliminary data from the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC).

October 1, 2013

D&L Calls Ohio’s Shutdown Order ‘Gross Violation of Due Process’

An attorney representing D&L Energy Inc. says the company will vigorously pursue its appeal before the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission, calling the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) decision to shut down the company “a gross violation of due process.”

March 26, 2013

Marcellus Health Impact Study Receives $1M Grant

Geisinger Health System has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Degenstein Foundation to help complete a study on the health impacts from Marcellus Shale gas drilling, a report eagerly anticipated by officials in at least two states.

February 22, 2013

Santa Fe Expands Barnett Position, Moves Forward With Drilling Plans

Santa Fe Petroleum Inc. announced Thursday that it had acquired additional leased acres in North Central Texas for oil and natural gas drilling, expanding its position in the Barnett Shale.

February 15, 2013

California Sued by Enviros Over Fracking

The San Francisco-based Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in a California Superior Court Thursday, seeking to get the state to enforce existing laws governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) when it is used in oil and natural gas production. The nonprofit conservation organization alleged that the state is shirking its responsibility.

January 28, 2013

California Regulators Unveil Draft Fracking Rules

Preliminary draft rules for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) were unveiled Tuesday by California’s state oil and natural gas drilling regulators who indicated the development process will take at least all of next year.

December 21, 2012

Shell Wraps Up Alaska Offshore Drilling Program

Royal Dutch Shell plc on Wednesday said it has completed its preliminary drilling program for this year in Alaska’s offshore.

November 1, 2012
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