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Articles Tagged with ''natural gas''

Environmental group takes Pennsylvania wastewater plant to court over discharge into river

July 24, 2013
An environmental group has decided to take legal action against Waste Treatment Corporation (WTC) for alleged illegal discharge of oil and gas drilling wastewater into the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania.
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Natural gas prices soar by 60% but remain too low for new operations

July 24, 2013
New data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has shown that natural gas prices rose by nearly 60 percent over the first half of 2013 but still remain too low to make new drilling viable in most states.
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Study links large overseas earthquakes to tremors at US fracking sites

July 16, 2013
Large earthquakes around the world have been linked to tremors at U.S. sites where wastewater from gas drilling operations is injected into the ground.
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Explosion at West Virginia natural gas well injures five workers

July 11, 2013
A blast at a natural gas well site near New Milton in Doddridge County, W.Va., on July 7 injured at least five people.
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EIA report revises global shale oil and gas reserves upwards

June 12, 2013
Global reserves of shale-based resources push up the world's total potential oil reserves by 11 percent and natural gas reserves by 47 percent.
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US gas exports to Mexico on the rise, further growth expected

May 24, 2013
New research from Barclays reveals that gas exports to Mexico have doubled over the past three years.
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New study reveals economic benefits of LNG exports

May 22, 2013
According to a new study commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute, exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) could create at least 73,100 to 145,100 jobs at home.
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Global petrochemical producers rethink strategies to remain competitive

May 22, 2013
Most petrochemical businesses have already come to the realization that the U.S. natural gas-based feedstock is giving those who use it a great advantage in terms of costs.
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Shale oil projected to account for 9% of 2020 global oil production

April 30, 2013
Shale oil is set to increase its importance globally and will continue to expand in terms of production and share on the international energy market, to account for 9% of total global production.
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Court ruling finds federal agency negligent over fracking risks

April 17, 2013
The Obama administration has been issuing oil leases to companies across California without taking into account the possible risks that stem from fracking, thus breaking the law, a federal judge has ruled.
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