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Shale gas processing equipment market poised for growth

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With the U.S. leading the world in shale reserves exploration, and other countries starting to explore and develop their own reserves, strong growth is expected in the shale gas processing equipment market over the next five years.
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Is China getting ready for a fracking revolution?

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Despite its huge fortune buried in shale rock formations, China has been very slow to realize the benefits of fracking and embrace the technology.
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North American fracking wastewater treatment market to reach $350 million in 2018

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As oil and gas production in North America keeps rising, turning the country into the largest energy producer in the world, the industry seeks more opportunities to optimize and reduce its water use.
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UK agencies look into risk of water contamination through fracking

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The British Geological Survey and the Environment Agency have published the results of a large-scale study into the risk of drinking water being contaminated by fracking operations.
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Colorado regulator halts wastewater injection due to earthquake link

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Colorado officials recently suspended injections of fracking wastewater underground, following the discovery that disposing of wastewater in a local well might be linked to seismic activity in the area.
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North Dakota to introduce gas flaring restrictions

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The North Dakota Industrial Commission is introducing new regulations on the maximum amount of natural gas that oil and gas companies will be allowed to burn off in the process known as flaring, in an effort to reduce the overall amount of gas burned off within the state.
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Oklahoma's seismic activity surpasses that of California in 2014

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So far in 2014 Oklahoma has had more earthquakes than California, and many experts believe that the unusual seismic activity is linked to the sharp increase in oil and gas drilling operations.
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Is fracking really depleting states' water resources?

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In states where water reserves are scarce, the tension between agriculture and oil and gas industry is growing.
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Scientists seek alternatives to wastewater wells in wake of Greeley earthquake

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A team of scientists from the University of Colorado has been carrying out seismographic research in the area of the recent Greeley earthquake in order to determine if it was connected to nearby gas fracking wastewater wells.
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North Carolina to criminalize disclosure of fracking chemicals information

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The North Carolina Senate has approved a proposal filed by three Republican state senators to criminalize the disclosure of confidential information concerning the type of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
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