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Moody’s Notes Chesapeake’s Progress, Raises Rating

Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s credit rating was upgraded on Tuesday by Moody’s Investors Services to “stable” from “negative” because of progress made to reduce capital spending (capex) and improve liquidity.

June 5, 2013
Refocused on Appalachia, Antero Grew Production Last Year

Refocused on Appalachia, Antero Grew Production Last Year

While it let go of acreage in the Arkoma and Piceance basins last year, production from Antero Resources’ booming Marcellus Shale activities more than made up for their absence in the company’s portfolio of producing assets.

March 20, 2013

Report: ‘Policy Reset’ Needed to Take Advantage of Shale’s Potential

Dramatically increasing the production of domestic natural gas, oil and coal offers the United States its best opportunity to create sustainable jobs, but political wrangling stands in the way of achieving that goal, according to a new report from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.

October 1, 2012

‘Major Energy Policy Reset’ Called Key to Fiscal Recovery

Dramatically increasing the production of domestic natural gas, oil and coal offers the United States its best opportunity to create sustainable jobs, but political wrangling stands in the way of achieving that goal, according to a new report from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.

October 1, 2012

‘Major Energy Policy Reset’ Key to Fiscal Recovery, Researcher Says

Dramatically increasing the production of domestic natural gas, oil and coal offers the United States its best opportunity to create sustainable jobs, but political wrangling stands in the way of achieving that goal, according to a new report from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.

September 27, 2012

ProWater Begins Saltwater Disposal Well in Bakken

ProWater, a Sustainable Environmental Technologies Corp. (SET) subsidiary, said Wednesday it has started drilling a new saltwater disposal (SWD) well in North Dakota’s portion of the Bakken Shale and will test a new automated system to support shale oil drilling in the play.

June 1, 2012

Shale Drilling Steady as EIA Detects December Production Slip

Natural gas production in the Lower 48 states declined by 0.2% to 72.54 Bcf/d in December from November’s record 72.68 Bcf/d. It was the first monthly decline in Lower 48 production since February 2011, according to figures released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

March 1, 2012

Pennsylvania Operators Stop Delivering Wastewater

Marcellus Shale gas operators in Pennsylvania are poised to comply with last month’s request by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to stop delivering wastewater to 15 municipal wastewater treatment facilities by Thursday (May 19).

May 20, 2011

Separate Studies Dispute Methane in Water, Air

A Duke University study released Monday found high levels of leaked methane in well water collected near shale gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) sites in the Marcellus Shale play. However, Duke researchers said there was no evidence that fracking fluids contaminated the water wells.

May 11, 2011

Executives Call for U.S. Energy Policy, More Investment

The United States need to form a comprehensive and sustainable energy policy to prepare for a future energy crisis, Hess Corp. CEO John Hess said last week.

March 14, 2011
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