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Fracking study in Pennsylvania finds few water concerns

Fracking study in Pennsylvania finds few water concerns

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 17 (UPI) -- Water quality in Pennsylvania hasn't been affected by hydraulic fracturing in the state, a report from state's conservation department said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Shale oil, gas production to increase, EIA says

Shale oil, gas production to increase, EIA says

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Oil production and natural gas production from the six prominent shale basins in the United States should increase in May, a U.S. drilling report said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Baker Hughes sees drilling efficiency increase

Baker Hughes sees drilling efficiency increase

HOUSTON, April 11 (UPI) -- Drilling efficiency overall in the United States is 3 percent better than it was at this time last year, Oil services company Baker Hughes said Friday.
Daniel J. Graeber
TransCanada fills U.S. shale gas network

TransCanada fills U.S. shale gas network

April 1 (UPI) -- Canadian pipeline company TransCanada Corp. said it secured nearly 2 billion cubic feet per day worth of commitments for a U.S. shale gas pipeline system.
Daniel J. Graeber
Well integrity a fracking concern, British study finds

Well integrity a fracking concern, British study finds

March 25 (UPI) -- A study published Tuesday in the British journal Marine and Petroleum Geology finds underground wells used for shale exploration may cause water contamination.
Daniel J. Graeber

Gulf of Mexico, U.S. shale rewarding for Anadarko

HOUSTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Anadarko Petroleum, a company with headquarters in Houston, said its oil production from shale basins in the United States increased 25 percent year-on-year.

Baker Hughes: U.S. oil well count declines but efficiency improves

HOUSTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Baker Hughes said Friday the number of oil wells counted inland in the United States in the fourth quarter declined but drilling efficiency improved.

Noble Energy to target Colorado basin in 2014

HOUSTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Noble Energy Chief Executive Officer Charles Davidson said the bulk of his company's spending next year will target the Denver-Julesburg basin in Colorado.

Marcellus shale activity increasing, EIA says

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Energy Information Administration said the Marcellus shale gas area in the eastern U.S. states may account for 18 percent of total U.S. gas production.

Marcellus shale pollution concerns reviewed

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A group of oil and gas associations working in the Marcellus shale area in Pennsylvania announced plans to study radioactivity associated with gas extraction.

U.S. oil, gas production increases tied to shale

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Oil production from six key fields in the United States is expected to increase 1.6 percent from October to November, the Energy Department said.

U.S. natural gas demand steady for winter

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A mild winter is expected to keep U.S. natural gas demand at a relatively stable level, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said in a report for winter.

N.Y. highest court to hear fracking case

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- New York's top court agreed to hear arguments in two cases that challenge municipal bans on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

Pennsylvania shale source of economic gain

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 14 (UPI) -- The natural gas industry in Pennsylvania has generated more than $1.8 billion in tax revenue in the last seven years, the Marcellus Shale Coalition said.

Slow start to Utica shale boom

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 17 (UPI) -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources said natural gas production from the Utica shale play was slow but could pick up in the next few years.

W.H. Smith acquires LaBarge product lines

PARKERSBURG, W.Va., March 11 (UPI) -- W.H. Smith Co. reports it has completed acquisition of intellectual property rights and related assets made for the U.S. military by LaBarge Products Inc.

Pipe planned from Utica, Marcellus shale

HOUSTON, March 8 (UPI) -- U.S. energy company Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners announced plans for a joint venture to move Midwest shale natural gas to the southern coast.

Gulfport Energy takes on more Utica shale

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- More than 21,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day are expected to come from the Utica shale play in Ohio given new acreage, said Gulfport Energy Corp.

New York debates natural gas rules

ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Concerns about the extraction of shale natural gas in New York state suggests the government may miss a regulations deadline, a commissioner said.

More gas for Gulfport in Utica play

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Oklahoma company Gulfport Energy said two wells in the Utica shale play yielded a combined 26.9 million cubic feet of gas per day during testing.

'Fracking' wastewater at center of study

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Fracking makes less wastewater per unit of gas obtained than conventional wells but can overwhelm some regions' wastewater disposal capacity, researchers say.

Gulfport Energy takes on more Utica shale

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. energy company Gulfport Energy Corp. said it amended a deal reached this week to take on additional shale acreage in eastern Ohio.

Statoil invests into U.S. Marcellus shale

STAVANGER, Norway, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Norwegian energy company Statoil announced Wednesday it was spending $590 million to acquire acreage in the Marcellus shale play in the United States.

Utica shale attracting more interest

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. energy company Gulfport announced it spent $300 million to increase its holdings of acreage in the Utica shale play in eastern Ohio.
Report: N.Y. eyes tight 'fracking' limits

Report: N.Y. eyes tight 'fracking' limits

ALBANY, N.Y., June 13 (UPI) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is considering a plan to restrict the locations where "fracking" by natural-gas producers can be conducted, state officials said.
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