U.S. exports could prevent India from getting supplies from Iran and give European buyers leverage on their Russian pipeline purchases, a subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee was told.
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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar signaled Tuesday that the department is close to completing final regulations for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in drilling operations on public lands.
A major producer group has called on the White House to take the lead in coordinating federal reviews of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) with the goal of avoiding redundancy and streamlining work.
California’s recently streamlined oil/gas drilling permits process has been achieved after warnings about the use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) were stifled and two top state officials were fired by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to a front-page report in Sunday’s Los Angeles Times.
Two environmental groups in California have sued the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to prevent the use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Monterey Shale play in north-central parts of the state.
Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) has launched a campaign to prevent Marcellus Shale drilling in Pennsylvania’s state parks. The campaign was unveiled by John H. Quigley, a special adviser to PennFuture and former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).
The International Energy Agency (IEA) says the worldwide amount of estimated recoverable gas has doubled over the last few years thanks to unconventional gas resources. The agency noted that a global race for unconventional resources is on.
As Japan struggled to prevent a catastrophic release of radiation from nuclear facilities destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami, Russia, Qatar and Indonesia all said they were willing and able to step in with supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to take up the slack for lost power generating capacity.
As Japan struggled Monday to prevent a catastrophe at nuclear reactors crippled by the earthquake and tsunami that struck the country last week, both Russia and Qatar said they were willing and able to step in with supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to take up the slack for lost power generating capacity.