Tag Archives: hydraulic fracturing

New Technology Could Recover More Oil From Early Bakken Wells

Oil companies are applying new hydraulic fracturing techniques to early Bakken wells, a process industry leaders say has the potential to recover more oil without increasing the footprint on the land. Operators are targeting wells drilled between 2008 and 2010, the early years of Bakken development before fracking technology advanced to where it is today. […]

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Appeals Court Decision Places Colorado’s Environmental and Economic Goals at Risk

Appeals Court Decision Places Colorado’s Environmental and Economic Goals at Risk DENVER, March 29, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley today said that Colorado is a national leader not only in producing oil and natural gas but also in protecting the environment. “As the seventh largest producer of oil and natural gas […]

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PESA News – Fracturing Grabs Summer Headlines

Fracturing Grabs Summer Headlines Continuing public and policy debate on hydraulic fracturing has filled headlines over the past few weeks, with activity in a congressional committee, a regulatory agency, a major state, and the courts. Congressional Testimony At a Senate field hearing in Seattle, US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz testified that increased domestic oil and gas […]

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Exploration and Development of Shale Gas

The natural gas found within the Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania is a clean-burning, abundant energy source. It provides economic benefits to communities across the state, with producers investing hundreds of millions of dollars in leasing properties, drilling, infrastructure improvements and community development. From start to finish, drilling a Marcellus well is an investment in […]

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