Halliburton's positive perspective on European shale gas
Whilst many observers of the European shale gas industry saw the lights fading when a number of key players pulled out of Poland earlier this year,the industry is far from lost. Poland still remains the leader in European shale gas exploration, there ...
Public opposition to shale seems tough to overcomeInterfax Global Energy
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Chevron plans to pull out of $10bn Ukraine shale gas deal
The deal to develop the Olesska field in western Ukraine followed a similar shale gas agreement with Royal Dutch Shell — both keystone projects for Ukraine's bid to lessen its energy dependence on Russia with whom it is embroiled in a dispute over gas ...
Early slowdown signs emerge for US oil states after crude slide
After leading the U.S. economic recovery out of recession, some of the nation's top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices. In Houston, Texas, the first oil industry layoffs have been announced, with ...
Gasoline prices drop nearly 7 more cents in PittsburghTribune-Review
Plummeting Crude Oil Prices Threaten Economic Recovery In Top US Oil StatesInternational Business Times
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Shale gas industry 'ripe for noncompliance' with wage law
The “fissured landscape” of the shale gas industry is drawing regulators' eyes as they seek to enforce labor laws, U.S. Department of Labor officials said. On Tuesday, the department announced an agreement with roughly 145 oil and gas employers to pay ...
Shale gas construction boom to add 130 million tons in greenhouse gas ...
America has a surplus of cheap natural gas thanks to the nation's shale drilling boom, an environment that has prompted companies to spend billions of dollars to upgrade or expand dozens of facilities. While the build-up may be a good thing for the ...
Lancashire Evening Post
1500 responses to shale gas questions forum
Lancashire Evening Post
UKOOG, the representative body for the onshore oil and gas industry has completed its first pilot of the Let's Talk About Shale initiative in Preston, Blackpool and Lytham St Annes. More than 700 questions have been answered by leading experts ...
Shale Gas, Not a Threat to Environment in Algeria, Says Sonatrach Senior Official
Algiers — The exploitation of shale gas doesn't represent a threat to the environment in Algeria, declared Monday a senior official at Sonatrach, mentioning some assets specific to the regions and the nature of the rocks to be fractured. Speaking ...
Algeria to start shale gas exploitationmagharebia.com
Commercial exploitation of shale gas in Algeria expected in 2022 (CEO)Ennahar
Algeria to continue planning shale investmentShale Energy Insider
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New Study Claims US Shale Gas Quantities Grossly Exaggerated
But researchers from UT's Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering say shale gas production may peak 20 years earlier, followed by a rapid decline in output. Their findings were reported in a feature story published Dec. 3 in the scientific ...
Shale gas pipeline developer threatens to seize land
It's designed to bring cheap shale natural gas from Pennsylvania into high-priced markets in New England and New York. The 124-mile pipeline could be operational by next winter if it gets the remaining regulatory approvals from various state and ...
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Shale Gas Line to the Northeast Gets Federal Nod
Federal energy regulators have approved a $700 million pipeline project designed to bring cheap Marcellus Shale natural gas from Pennsylvania into high-priced markets in New England and New York. The project's backers said Wednesday that the Federal ...
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Oil Price Collapse Poses Threats to U.S. Shale Gas Boom
The second component is natural gas liquids (NGLs), which have driven much of the current shale gas boom despite falling gas prices because NGLs are worth more than dry gas. Because of their use as petrochemical feedstock, and because—unlike natural ...
How the US shale gas industry has changed the global economySpectator.co.uk (blog)
Billionaire Shale Gas pioneer: Frackers will outlast OPECBizNews
Saudis risk playing with fire in shale-price showdown as crude crashesTelegraph.co.uk
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Russia's Gazprom thinks local shale gas production unreasonable
MOSCOW, November 27. /TASS/. The board of directors of Russia's gas monopoly Gazprom sees no immediate reason for developing shale gas production in Russia, says the company's news release following a meeting of the board of directors on ...
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Much of nation's natural gas now comes from shale
Seven years ago, shale made up just 8 percent of the overall gas production for the United States, but last year it accounted for 40 percent of production– it's now the largest single source of gas in the country. The emergence of fracking has also ...
Shale gas company extends Poland licenses
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A company official says that oil and gas firm San Leon Energy is extending its licenses to explore for shale gas in northern Poland. Managing Director Pawel Chalupka told The Associated Press on Tuesday that results from its ...
OPEC needs to 'wake up' to shale revolution
The Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries (OPEC) is facing a "shale-tinged" reality and needs a "wake-up call," energy analysts have warned. Analysts in Citi's commodities research team warn that the shale gas and oil revolution in the U.S. has ...
Saudi Arabia wants to keep oil flowing, prices low and knock out Shale Gas ...BizNews
The Last Time Gas Prices Fell This Far, This Fast, We Were In A RecessionBusiness Insider
We're about to find out if OPEC's oil cartel still has swayMarketWatch
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Poland Tries to Save Shale Gas Dream
GALWAY, IRELAND--November 24, 2014 --Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland)--Poland is planning to cut the red tape that is strangling its budding shale gas sector in an effort to attract major oil and gas ...
Marcellus Shale gas now flowing to local UGI customers
UGI Energy Services Inc. recently completed its Union Dale Pipeline project, about six miles of 12-inch diameter pipeline that connects Marcellus Shale gas from Clifford Township to the UGI Penn Natural Gas system in Union Dale. The new pipe can ...
Ineos boosts UK shale with $1bn investment vow
SHALE gas could rejuvenate the UK's manufacturing industry, Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe told a press conference yesterday. The chemicals firm chairman made the comments after revealing that his firm planned to invest $1bn (£637m) in UK shale gas ...
£640m bid to be biggest UK frackerThis is The West Country
Call to oppose fracking moveHerald Scotland
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Ineos bids to become UK's shale-gas king
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Ineos plans to drill hundreds of exploration wells near the site in central Scotland and across the north of England, aiming to produce enough shale gas to supply its operations with energy. The remainder would be used to power homes and businesses.
Leaders: Remove risk to secure shale gas rewards
It plans to use the gas as a raw material for its chemicals plants, including Grangemouth, which is currently running at a loss. Mr Ratcliffe believes shale gas will transform the economics of the plant and in recent months has been buying up rights to ...