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Kemp: Next energy revolution will be on roads and railroads

August 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

LONDON — From modest beginnings in the Barnett shale beneath the city of Fort Worth, unnoticed by most energy analysts, horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing spread across North America and transformed all aspects of the energy landscape in …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A bigger Bakken in Oklahoma?

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

A handful of energy firms are rushing their rigs to several counties in southern Oklahoma, convinced they’ve found the next shale play to expand America’s oil boom.
While the number of rigs is leveling off in places like the North Dakota Bakken,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Taylor-made trucking

July 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

During another busy day in the Bakken on Thursday morning, LT Enterprises owner/president Luke Taylor is on the phone at his desk. Continue Reading

California drillin’

June 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

On the surface, North Dakota and California are two states that don’t have much in common, but the two have one big thing in common. Continue Reading

Legal questions raised on NY’s gas-drilling rules

July 11, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) While an energy industry economist says New York’s proposal to place large areas off-limits to gas drilling is overly restrictive, an environmental lawyer says the proposed watershed protections don’t go far enough.
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Optimism, worries amid rush to tap oil from Niobrara Shale

September 19, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) A well named Jake and a controversial drilling technique are fueling a Western oil rush, raising hopes for economic revival and questions about the environment and who’s going to share in the wealth. Continue Reading