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Articles Tagged with ''shale gas''

Dow Chemical announces new investments on US Gulf Coast

Dow said the new investments coupled with the company's current projects in the region are expected to generate earnings of approximately $2.5 billion.
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US economy benefits from drilling boom

Increased drilling operations in states like Pennsylvania, North Dakota and Arkansas have resulted in economic growth not just in the areas close to drilling sites but across the entire country.
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Australian mining giant targets US shale gas expansion

In a bid to capitalize on growing global demand for commodities, the world's largest miner plans an expansion of its U.S. shale oil and gas operations.
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US natural gas production set to increase despite low prices

A new analysis predicts that energy production from the Eagle Ford Shale in Texas will rise by 50 percent by the end of this year, reaching an average volume of 844,000 barrels per day.
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Shale gas leading to $72 billion in US chemical-industry investments, half-million jobs

Abundant shale gas has transformed America’s chemical industry from the world’s high-cost producer five years ago to among the world’s lowest-cost producers today. Thus, the United States enjoys a decisive advantage in the cost of producing basic petrochemicals.
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Energy experts see benefits of rail over pipe in crude transportation

While key projects for major pipelines are being considered, some energy experts claim that shipping crude by rail is a more flexible option whose advantages over pipelines should not be overlooked.
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Ukraine to focus on resources development in search for energy independence

Ukraine will keep its position as a key energy sector partner of the European Union, particularly in regard to gas transportation and storage, according to the EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy.
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Fracking dries up scarce water resources, farmers claim

Farmers in many parts of the United States, especially west of the Mississippi, are competing for water against deep-pocket oil and gas companies.


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EIA report revises global shale oil and gas reserves upwards

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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Nebraska mulls fracking chemicals disclosure

Nebraska could be the next state that requires oil and gas drilling companies to disclose the chemicals used in their hydraulic fracturing operations, after it was announced that the state Oil and Gas Conservation Commission was working on new regulation.
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