Far from the oil and gas patch in a seaside annex to Hollywood, CA, independent filmmakers are working on documentaries that attempt to push back at critics of the industry. FrackNation, a pro-hydraulic fracturing (fracking) documentary under way, questions information in the controversial 2011 Academy Award-nominated Gasland, as well as creator Josh Fox, who is now pursuing a sequel.
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Unconventional oil and natural gas resources are an increasingly bigger piece of the pie for domestic energy companies, according to a new survey.
Drilling activity in the Marcellus Shale helped push production in the Lower 48 states to a 1.4% (0.96 Bcf/d) increase in October compared with the previous month, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Warming trends due Thursday in the South along with much of the Midwest and Rockies caused enough diminution of heating load to push prices a few cents lower at a modest majority of points Wednesday. However, forecasts of windy snow showers and lows generally in the 30s kept quotes moving much higher in most of the Northeast, with several citygates again recording dollar-plus advances.
Although the backers already have signaled that they will push back, Oregon Attorney General John Kroger has filed with FERC asking the federal regulators to revoke permits for the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) project at Coos Bay and a related transmission pipeline along the south-central coast of Oregon.
In a new push for development of the Marcellus and Utica shales, Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed former Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director David Mustine to a top post with JobsOhio, Kasich’s new private, nonprofit corporation designed to spur job creation and economic development.
The need for higher standards in emerging shale plays could push some companies out of the business, a Talisman Energy Inc. executive told a Philadelphia audience Thursday.