N.B. Liberals clarify definition of shale gas moratorium
FREDERICTON, N.B. – The New Brunswick government clarified comments made earlier this week on its promise to implement a moratorium on shale gas fracking. Critics said the government may be straying from that position after the province's energy ...
Questions swirl over N.B. Liberals' position on shale gas fracking
FREDERICTON – The New Brunswick government is facing accusations that it is wavering on its promise to implement a moratorium on shale gas fracking. Premier Brian Gallant was elected just over a month ago on a promise to implement a moratorium on ...
Karoo fracking by winter 2016
Cape Town - The first exploratory drill head could be biting its way down through Karoo rock in search of shale gas by as early as mid-2016, according to the mineral resources department. Speaking to Sapa after briefing MPs on shale gas exploration ...
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Rules on fracking in Karoo to be published in JanuaryBDlive
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BHP puts gas asset up for sale as it finetunes US shale business
The Fayetteville business was acquired through BHP's $4.75bn purchase of assets from Chesapeake Energy in 2011 as Mr Mackenzie's predecessor Marius Kloppers sought to establish a leading position in the US shale gas revolution. This purchase was ...
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China: The Next Shale-Gas Superpower?
The National Interest Online
Shale gas sparked an energy revolution in the United States, helping end a reliance on imports and making the nation an energy superpower. Yet while China eyes its own shale revolution, the world's largest energy consumer is seeing its production ...
Vaughn Palmer: American shale gas boom a major threat to BC exportsVancouver Sun
U.S. Shale Gas Shifting World Trade Markets, Says IMFNatural Gas Intelligence
Opinion: Is shale gas the answer to Europe's energy independence?Energy Voice
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Shale gas application near Richard Burton's birthplace turned down amid ...
An application to test for methane, which locals believe could lead to “fracking” for shale gas in a forestry site near the birthplace of legendary actor Richard Burton, has been turned down by councillors. Members of Neath Port Talbot Council's ...
Letter: Shale gas is bad idea
Hunterdon County Democrat
Shale gas development is a bad idea, not just for New Jersey, but for the planet. On Sept. 21, the People's Climate March of 400,000 protestors in New York City and the subsequent United Nations' Conference on Climate Change, are highlighting the ...
Sumitomo's US shale oil foray turns sour
... in cash for 30 per cent of a project in the Permian Basin, saying it would supply another $1bn to fund most of the cost of drilling wells. Tight oil involves the extraction of crude oil from rock formations using similar technologies as in shale ...
Shale revolution reshaping crop nutrient sector
Disappointing returns on investments in shale exploration, especially if crude oil prices fall further, will lead to a decline in shale drilling, potentially putting upward pressure on natural gas prices. In addition shale gas exports are scheduled to ...
Possible CF-Yara merger shows how shale gas is shaking up fertilizer industryGreater Baton Rouge Business Report
CF Industries (CF) Shares Pop on Merger Talks with YaraZacks.com
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Bulgaria sees new protests against shale gas
The Sofia Globe
Enviromental conservation organisations in Bulgaria planned protests on September 24 2014 in the country's three largest cities – Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna – against prospecting and extracting shale and coal gas. Bulgaria's Parliament voted in January ...
Nationwide protest against drilling for shale gas in BulgariaFocus News
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Total sells stake in US shale gas transport firm for up to $450 mln
PARIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) - French oil major Total has agreed to sell its 25 percent stake in Cardinal Gas Services, a gas transport company operating in Ohio's Utica shale gas basin, to a group of Korean companies for up to $450 million. South Korean ...
Total Sells Shale Gas Asset in US to Two Korean CompaniesNASDAQ
Total sells stake in US shale gas transport firm for up to $450 millioneuronews
Total to sell Utica midstream assets to Korean firmsOil & Gas Journal (subscription)
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Siemens buys into big US shale gas player
The oil equipment maker's purchase allows Siemens to better compete against General Electric in the booming shale gas market. It is one of the biggest acquisitions in the German group's history, and strengthens it in its weakest region. It also ...
Shale promise lures German giant into U.S. oil, gasHouston Chronicle
Siemens to buy Dresser-Rand to tap U.S. shale gas boomEagleFordTexas.com
Siemens splurges $7.6 billion on Dresser-Rand in US shale market betReuters
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Where Political Parties Stand on Shale Gas
Huffington Post Canada
As shale gas has become the defining election issue for New Brunswickers going to the polls Monday, the Council of Canadians, along with several allies in the anti-shale gas movement, released the results of a questionnaire sent to all parties asking ...
China eyes shale gas future, but technology a hurdle — business daily report
BEIJING, September 18. /ITAR-TASS/. China expects to increase shale gas production from the current 200 million cubic meters to 30 billion cubic meters annually by 2020, its Ministry of Land and Resources has said, Meiri Jingji Xinwen business daily ...
China: Shale gas is a fraught solution to emissions
Qiang Wang suggests that shale gas might be used as a bridging fuel to cap China's carbon emissions (Nature 512, 115; 2014). Extraction and development problems could make this difficult. The greenhouse-gas footprint of shale gas is much bigger than ...
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Keep Calm and Ban Fracking: Shale Gas in the UK
Food and Water Watch (blog)
However, last week, I learned that the planning committee of the park had voted unanimously to turn down an application by shale gas explorer, Celtique Energie, to start drilling and maybe fracking at Fernhurst, a two hour drive south of London. A ...
Natural Gas in Fayetteville Shale Takes Arkansas from Zero to Billions in 10 Years - Arkansas Business Online
Natural Gas in Fayetteville Shale Takes Arkansas from Zero to Billions in 10 Years
Arkansas Business Online
“Southwestern Energy Co., the former Fayetteville company now based in Houston, is testing a new shale gas play on the Arkansas side of the Arkoma Basin. The company is drilling test wells targeting the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional gas ...
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Water Experts Urge Environmental Rules for Shale Gas Extraction
Stockholm — Extracting shale gas has environmental consequences and puts pressure on scarce water resources, requiring strict monitoring and regulation, energy and water experts said. The United States has taken the lead in shale gas exploitation, and ...
China's Shale Gas Plans Limited By Water Shortages, Report Finds
China is seeking to tap its shale gas deposits to help power a growing economy and move away from polluting coal-fired energy plants. Yet the country is also suffering its worst drought in half a century, with much of China's agricultural central ...
New shale gas, oil techniques challenge stressed water supplies
Danbury News Times
WASHINGTON -- The ability to harvest oil and gas from dense rock formations offers the promise of fueling the world for decades to come, but a new report warns that countries may not have enough water to tap those underground resources. The great ...