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Contaminated Water Linked To Faulty Shale Gas Wells, Not To Fracking Itself

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is a process used to release natural gas hidden deep underground. The process has been blamed for everything from earthquakes to sinkholes, but a new...

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2014-09-09 04:20:31

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Colosimo, managing partner of Burleson's Pittsburgh location, will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the 28(th) Annual St. Barnabas CEO Leadership Conference. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/DA38500LOGO The event will be held on Friday, September 12, at the St. Barnabas Health System campus in Gibsonia, Pa. Titled Winds of Change, it will cover a range of important topics affecting the economic environment of western...

2014-09-05 08:20:59

HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE MKT: GST) today announced that the Company will be presenting at the Euro Pacific Capital Global Investment Conference to be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in New York City. J. Russell Porter, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to an audio webcast of the presentation and view accompanying presentation materials, visit the Investor Relations page...

2014-09-04 23:08:38

Environmental Standards, Inc. was recently awarded a contract by the Marcellus Shale Coalition to coordinate and oversee an inter-laboratory study for the analysis of dissolved gases in groundwater samples. Valley Forge, PA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Environmental Standards, Inc. (Environmental Standards) was recently awarded a contract by the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) to coordinate and oversee an inter-laboratory study for the analysis of dissolved gases (e.g., methane) in...

2014-07-31 23:23:31

Fenstermaker confirms the opening of its newest office location in Cambridge, Ohio, offering the full scope of its survey & mapping, engineering, environmental and advanced technology abilities to clients both established and new. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Fresh on the heels of announcing the ribbon cutting ceremony for its office in Lakes Charles, Louisiana, Fenstermaker confirms that a new location has been established in Cambridge, Ohio. Providing energy services to a growing number of...

2014-07-31 23:13:38

A new study released today by Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Center for Energy Policy & Management (CEPM) and the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) confirms that the gas boom in Pennsylvania is still underway, and explores best practices to forestall or mitigate a subsequent economic downturn or “bust.” Washington, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The shale gas development that has vaulted Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale formation to the top of current U.S. natural gas...

2014-07-23 08:25:18

HOUSTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) will host its second quarter 2014 earnings webcast and conference call at 9:00 a.m., Central Time, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Company plans to issue its financial and operating results prior to the market opening on the same day. The webcast and presentation materials will be accessible on the 'Investors' page of the Company's website, www.nobleenergyinc.com. Conference call numbers for participation are...

Better Understanding Of Marcellus Shale Could Inform Decisions On Hydrofracking
2014-07-22 03:54:03

University of Rochester The 1500 mile Appalachian mountain chain runs along a nearly straight line from Alabama to Newfoundland—except for a curious bend in Pennsylvania and New York State. Researchers from the College of New Jersey and the University of Rochester now know what caused that bend—a dense, underground block of rigid, volcanic rock forced the chain to shift eastward as it was forming millions of years ago. According to Cindy Ebinger, a professor of earth and...

2014-07-17 16:21:53

DENVER, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antero Resources (NYSE: AR) ("Antero" or the "Company") announced today second quarter 2014 operational highlights and an increase in its firm transportation position. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131101/LA09101LOGO -- Second quarter 2014 average net daily gas equivalent production was 891 MMcfe/d, a 94% increase over the prior year quarter and a 13% increase sequentially -- Second quarter 2014 average net daily...

2014-07-15 16:23:32

DENVER, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Mid-year 2014 proved reserves increased by 19% to 9.1 Tcfe (13% liquids) from year-end 2013 -- Proved developed reserves increased by 37% to 2.8 Tcfe (12% liquids) -- Pre-tax PV10 of proved reserves including hedges increased by 28% to $9.0 billion -- 3P reserves increased by 7% to 37.5 Tcfe (15% liquids) -- Pre-tax PV10 of 3P reserves including hedges increased by 24% to $26.4 billion -- Utica...

2014-07-15 16:23:03

Legitimate public concerns with natural gas drilling activity "cannot be discounted or dismissed outright" HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental organizations in Pennsylvania today called for a full investigation into actions by the state Department of Health around natural gas drilling complaints. The request is on the heels of the revelation that the health department circulated a list of "buzzwords" to the department's employees with the...


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