via dual-fuel technology in a process that can displace as much as 70% of the diesel fuel traditionally used to operate fracking equipment, a first for the area. COG says the goals of its dual-fuel projects are to reduce air emissions and truck traffic
WATFORD CITY, North Dakota, May 20 (Reuters) - In towns across North Dakota, the wellhead of the North American energy boom, the locals have taken to quoting the adage: "Whiskey is for drinking, and water is for fighting."
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Environmental concerns over the practice of hydraulic fracturing to tap shale gas will be on the European Union's agenda this year, EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger told a German newspaper.
WATFORD CITY, North Dakota (Reuters) - In towns across North Dakota, the wellhead of the North American energy boom, the locals have taken to quoting the adage: "Whiskey is for drinking, and water is for fighting."
oil and natural gas boom, and has become a net exporter of petroleum products for the first time in many years, thanks to fracking technologies, which have enabled energy firms to harvest oil and gas from newly discovered shale deposits and also to revitalize
plan offers "flexibility" to drillers by allowing them to use various tools to evaluate cement integrity, and continuing the use of industry-backed website FracFocus.org for the disclosure of chemicals used in fracking . 1 comment!
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled a new proposal for regulating hydraulic fracturing on federal lands, rolling back some measures from its original, abandoned draft as it sought to ease concerns the rules would be too burdensome for producers.
* Green groups also unhappy, says proposal fails to protect safety (Adds comments from Interior Secretary, Senators, background)
WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled its latest proposal for regulating hydraulic fracturing on federal lands, seeking to allay concerns that its initial draft was too onerous for producers, while still protecting public safety.
OTTAWA, May 15 (Reuters) - The Canadian province of Quebec, citing public concerns, unveiled a bill on Wednesday to impose a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking , in a region rich in shale gas deposits.