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 ...
Food and Water Watch (blog)
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 ...
Probiotics may help prevent peanut allergies, animal study shows
Bacteria in the gut can help protect mice against peanut food allergies, according to a new study. The findings suggest that probiotics might help treat or prevent these potentially lethal food allergies in people, researchers say. Food allergies, which are ...
Bacteria study offers hope in fight against food allergiesToronto Star
Can gut bacteria stop peanut allergies?Futurity: Research News
'Clostridia' gut bacteria protect against food allergiesDelhi Daily News
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New recommendations for overweight people with heart risks
NEW YORK – Overweight patients with risk factors for heart disease should be sent by their doctors for "intensive behavioral counseling" about diet or exercise, according to new recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force ...
Eating and Exercise Needs to Be Part of Heart-Health Counseling, Say DocsTIME
Agency Advises Counseling for Overweight With Cardiac RiskMedscape
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 26, 2014Phys.Org
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WHO Urges Tighter Regulation of E-Cigarettes
E-cigarettes Culture An employee holds his e-cigarette at his desk while working in So. California. Lynne Gilbert—Moment Editorial/Getty Images. The United Nations agency acknowledged both the "promise and threat" of the $3 billion industry. The World ...
UN Health Agency: E-Cigarettes Must Be RegulatedABC News
Ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking soughtCNNMoney
WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettesFox News
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WHO: Ebola taking 'heavy toll' on health staff
An "unprecedented" number of doctors and nurses have been infected with Ebola virus in west Africa, according to the World Health Organization. More than 2,600 people in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone have been infected since March, ...
How Ebola is challenging the 'Africa rising' narrativeThe Guardian
US health official: Ebola has 'upper hand'MiamiHerald.com
WHO says the number of medical staff infected with Ebola is exceptionalThe Standard Digital News
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Medical marijuana may reduce painkiller-related deaths
Buds are removed from a container at the "Oregon's Finest" medical marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon April 8, 2014. Over 20 Oregon cities and counties are moving to temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries ahead of a May deadline, ...
Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: StudyPhilly.com
States With Medical Marijuana Have Fewer Painkiller Overdose DeathsThe Atlantic
Medical Marijuana reduces Deaths due to Overdose of Narcotic PainkillersUncover California
ScienceBlog.com (blog) -Tech Times
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Parents Believe Overweight Kids Are Healthy
Aside from the obesity epidemic amongst children in the United States, there also seems to be an epidemic of parents who think their overweight kids are healthy. Researchers from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, New York University and Fudan ...
Parents Cannot See Obesity in their ChildrenHeadlines & Global News
Today's parents blind to kids' obesityHealth24.com
As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obeseLos Angeles Times
New York Daily News -Press Herald -iStreet Research
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Times of India
Low-dose aspirin reduces blood clot risk
Times of India
Low-dose aspirin can help prevent new blood clots among people who are at risk and have already suffered a blood clot, says a promising study. According to Australian researchers, low-dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots and ...
Health Alert: Aspirin may prevent blood clots in veinsKYTX
Aspirin cuts clot risk by a third: studyFinancial Express
Aspirin lowers risk of stroke and heart attacks, new study findsDaily News & Analysis
Nature World News -International Business Times UK
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