HOUSTON, April 17 (Reuters) - The Texas House overwhelmingly approved a bill on Friday that would give the state the exclusive right to regulate the oil and gas industry, and gut the power of municipalities to pass anti- fracking rules.
(Reuters) - Hollywood actor Edward Norton is lending his voice to a radio advertisement in his home state of Maryland paid for by a consumer rights group calling for a moratorium on the drilling process known as fracking .
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California oil producers used 214 acre-feet of water, equivalent to nearly 70 million gallons, in the process of fracking for oil and gas in the state last year, less than previously projected, state officials told Reuters on Thursday.
you reevaluate. And the biggest change in the story has been fracking in the shale basins in North America. What it's done is ..... lower-cost projects. That's what technology has done in making fracking cost-competitive--not just at the last barrel of oil but
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet signed off on a draft law on Wednesday that imposes an effective ban on the controversial technique of fracking for shale gas.
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BERLIN, April 1 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet signed off on a draft law on Wednesday that imposes an effective ban on the controversial technique of fracking for shale gas.
technological advances such as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking , have made the oil-extraction process much more efficient than anything ..... 42 percent. Demand Not Dissipating At the same time that fracking has pushed daily U.S. oil output to 32-year highs, improvements
and other states at the center of the fracking boom. The U.S. oil rig count, which ..... when times get tough, but firms in the fracking industry seem to have an extraordinary ..... also saves money on the back end, since fracking tends to require lots of diesel fuel
in the U.S. are often extracted from shale formations. Fracking and other technology improved dramatically in the gas fields ..... extraction from shale formations seemed improbable. Then came the fracking revolution. If you knew in 2008 that the natural gas rig count