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2013-12-20 23:03:15

Former Secretary of the Pennsylvania DEP, John Hanger, is now calling for the agency to re-open a probe into methane and heavy metal contamination, believed to be the result of the gas exploration activities. WPX’s gas drilling is believed to have tainted the water supplies of families living in Franklin Forks, Pennsylvania. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting victims of toxic exposures, supports John Hangers call to...

2013-12-20 12:21:32

BEDFORD, Texas, December 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroTech Oil and Gas Inc. (OTC: PTOG) (the "Company" or Petrotech") today announced that they are entering into an agreement with DSS Oil Services Inc. to distribute their new biodegradable products in Texas. Petrotech will be setting up a subsidiary company and structure to accommodate the addition of their added business. "DSS has given us the opportunity to not only utilize their new innovations in biodegradable...

2013-12-19 16:21:48

Dynamic Young Breitling Energy Corp Founder is Fearless Educator and Industry Advocate DALLAS, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the oil and gas industry's most outspoken advocates, Chris Faulkner, founder and CEO of Breitling Energy Corporation, has been named to the Dallas Business Journal's Who's Who in Energy List. The listing is the latest in several honors for Faulkner and his company, including awards for Industry Leader and Exploration and Production Company of the Year...

2013-12-18 13:27:13

Development of oil and natural gas in a 16-county region of West Texas added more than $14.5 billion in total economic impact during 2012, according to a study released today by the Center for Community and Business Research in The University of Texas at San Antonio Institute for Economic Development. Additionally, the region supported 21,450 full-time jobs for workers in oil and gas, drilling, support operations, pipeline construction, refineries and petrochemicals. Highlights of the UTSA...

2013-12-18 12:22:05

LONDON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Strategic Analysis of the Pumps in the European Shale Gas Industry Energy Demand May Fuel the Growth of the Shale Gas Pumps MarketThis research service analyses future trends in the European shale gas pumps market. It determines the impact of political and public opposition towards hydraulic fracturing on the shale gas pumps market. It provides an analysis of the various projects in the...

2013-12-17 20:20:22

LAFAYETTE, La., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Field Energy Services Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, Green Field), a leading provider of hydraulic fracturing pump equipment and oilfield services, today announced that in connection with its ongoing Chapter 11 process in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (bankruptcy case #13-12783), it plans to explore and market for sale all or substantially all of the business and assets pursuant to Section 363 of...

2013-12-17 20:20:17

ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This litigation follows on the heels of statements made by Governor Cuomo and Dr. Shah following a public Cabinet Meeting yesterday that there is no end in sight for the ongoing 5 ½ year review of fracking in New York. Dr. Shah confirmed that he is continuing to review new studies as they become available. When questioned when the process would be done, Dr. Shah responded: "When I'm done." When questioned about the transparency in the...

2013-12-12 16:21:58

Further headway on power plant pollution, rejecting Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and protecting people from fracking needed in 2014 WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a key year for the American people's health and the environment, the nation has expanded clean energy and efficiency and acted against climate change, but further steps are needed to protect our communities and public health in 2014, according to experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council....

2013-12-11 12:21:59

Keystone XL, Fracking, NRDC's Plan to Cut Carbon Emissions from Power Plants, and More. WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council on Thursday will conduct a year-in-review press briefing that also will look ahead at the challenges and opportunities for significant progress for our health and environment in 2014. We'll discuss: fracking; NRDC's plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants and U.S. EPA standards; the proposed...

2013-12-10 20:20:46

--First two Permian horizontal wells averaged 823 Boe per day on 24 hour IP tests and 549 Boe per day over thirty days of production DENVER, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolute Energy Corporation ("Resolute", the "Company", "we" or "us") (NYSE: REN) today updates certain operating data and provides horizontal well results. As anticipated, production from Aneth Field and the Permian Basin has rebounded from the levels announced in our third quarter 2013 results. Our field level...