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Drilling the Texas Haynesville Shale

by Kenneth E. DuBose on June 24, 2011

Texas Haynesville Shale rig count has dropped significantly from 2010.  If gas prices stay low through this fall, it isn’t likely that trend will reverse any time soon. “The prolific Haynesville Shale has been a source of interest for natural gas drilling since the first well was fractured just a few years back.  If activity […]

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EPA Fracking Study in Five US States this Summer

by Kenneth E. DuBose on June 23, 2011

The EPA Frack Study will include case review for hydraulic fracturing in Texas, Colorado, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana. “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today, in keeping with the Administration’s focus on ensuring that domestic resources are leveraged safely and responsibly, announced the next steps in its congressionally mandated hydraulic fracturing study. EPA has […]

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Texas becomes the first state to pass a law requiring the public disclosure of hydraulic fracturing fluids. “Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed a bill requiring drillers to publicly disclose the chemicals they use when extracting oil and gas from dense rock formations, the first state to pass such a law. “The issue has taken […]

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Midland Oil and Gas Ordinance Bill

by Kenneth E. DuBose on September 11, 2009

The city council of Midland is holding a public hearing to discuss a new oil and gas ordinance to regulate drilling within the city limits. [Read More]

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