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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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Corporation interested in building $26 million proppant facility outside of Gladstone

March 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A Houston ceramics company is taking steps to build a $26 million proppant facility near Gladstone, officials said today, but there is confusion over who the company needs to meet with to get the go-ahead. Continue Reading

Mont. preps for drilling in ‘Alberta Bakken’

February 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) State and federal officials next month will offer residents of north-central Montana a primer on the potential environmental and community effects of anticipated oil and gas development.
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SD Senate panel looks at bill supporting fracking

February 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) A South Dakota House committee has rejected a measure that would have made it clear hydraulic fracturing is an acceptable production technique for oil and gas.

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House panel: Drilling companies, including in ND, still use diesel

January 31, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Congressional investigators say oil and gas companies have injected more than 32 million gallons of fluids containing diesel fuel in a widely used technique known as hydraulic fracturing. Continue Reading&

House panel: Oil, gas drilling companies still use diesel

January 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

ngressional investigators say oil and gas companies have injected more than 32 million gallons of fluids containing diesel fuel in a widely used technique known as hydraulic fracturing. Continue Reading&