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Dallas suburb lawmakers reject fracking ban, send measure to voters

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DENTON, Texas — A Dallas suburb rejected a measure on Wednesday to ban new hydraulic fracturing — a move that would have made it the first city in Texas and one of the largest in the United States to halt the method of energy resource extraction.
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Dallas suburb lawmakers reject fracking ban, send measure to voters

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DENTON, Texas — A Dallas suburb rejected a measure on Wednesday to ban new hydraulic fracturing — a move that would have made it the first city in Texas and one of the largest in the United States to halt the method of energy resource extraction.
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EIA cuts estimates on California shale’s recoverable oil

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK —The U.S. Energy Information Administration on Wednesday cut its estimate of recoverable oil in California’s Monterey shale by 96 percent, casting doubt on what was once thought to be America’s next major energy play.

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Petition calls for two-year frac sand ban; Dayton won’t go it alone

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

RED WING — A group of Minnesota residents drove to the state Capitol Tuesday to deliver a petition calling for a ban on silica sand mining in southeast Minnesota, but Gov. Mark Dayton said he wouldn’t act without the Legislature.

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New rules on using diesel, kerosene for fracking

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Guidelines published this week by the Environmental Protection Agency require oil companies to get an additional permit to use diesel and kerosene in hydraulic fracturing.
The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources is working to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New rules on using diesel, kerosene for fracking

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Guidelines published this week by the Environmental Protection Agency require oil companies to get an additional permit to use diesel and kerosene in hydraulic fracturing.
The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources is working to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hot economy, cold comfort: The ND Oil Patch’s homeless problem

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Lured by the promise of jobs created by the oil and gas boom, Mario Solano left his home in Miami to travel to a new life in the center of it all — North Dakota.
At first, Solano found temporary jobs driving trucks for oil and gas companies. Event…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Murdock: Fracked gas should be Left’s fuel of choice

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Imagine an energy source that reduces greenhouse gases, conserves water and preserves natural habitat. It also creates manufacturing jobs, reduces income equality and defunds sexists and homophobes. Liberals would scream for this fuel, right?
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Frackers fight back: RockPile uses outreach, tour of site to teach about hydraulic fracturing

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

In most debates, the best stance to take is an informed one.
That in mind, RockPile Energy Services hosted a tour group Tuesday in efforts to educate about the controversial but hugely popular hydraulic fracturing process.
“As you guys are well a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

YouTube video sparks discussion of gas in ND oil field tap water

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The video contains strong language.  

By Amy Dalrymple

 

WILLISTON, N.D. – A YouTube video of a man lighting tap water on fire from North Dakota’s Oil Patch is ge…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com