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Articles Tagged with ''shale gas''

EPA reconsiders approval of Pennsylvania injection well permit

May 20, 2014
EPA has changed its mind on giving the green light to a 7,300-foot-deep injection well in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
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Middle East chemical industry to benefit from strategic change

May 12, 2014
The chemical industry will be the fastest growing sector in the Middle East over the next three years, as businesses try to remain competitive by refocusing onto higher-value and niche products.
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House of Lords committee calls for 'urgent' fracking regulation in UK

May 12, 2014
The UK urgently needs to regulate fracking, so that the country's economy can start benefiting from the opportunities created by shale gas.
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The case for crude oil exports

Shale ramifications slice a swath across upstream services, gas processing, petrochemicals and numerous points in between
May 1, 2014
Crude oil exports would be beneficial to the United States is the near-unanimous verdict of 30 economists in a recent Associated Press poll.
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Japan launches first fracking operations

April 11, 2014
Commercial production of shale oil in the northern prefecture of Akita will start at a much smaller scale than in the United States.
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TransCanada wins firm natural gas transportation commitments for ANR

April 7, 2014
Calgary-based pipeline operator TransCanada Corp. has secured long-term commitments for the transportation of nearly 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day via its ANR pipeline system.
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Poland moves to attract foreign shale gas companies with tax breaks

March 17, 2014
Poland is thinking of implementing an extensive shale exploration and development plan that aims to reduce its energy dependence on Russia and boosts its own economy.
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French refiners report $945 million losses in 2013

February 12, 2014
Cheap U.S. natural gas and competition from Asia and the Middle East have dealt a heavy blow to the European refining sector, with French refineries alone losing about EUR700 million ($945 million) last year.
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China aims to develop shale gas industry

February 3, 2014
Chinese authorities are looking for ways to respond to climate change swiftly and effectively, turning their attention towards fracking and other non-conventional methods for energy production in the hope that the country will be able to radically cut down on its coal use.
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Australia to advance in shale energy development

January 16, 2014
The U.S. shale energy revolution has led to a wave of shale exploration across the world, as governments are looking for ways to gain energy independence and cheap feedstock for a number of industries.
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