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2014-06-03 16:22:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that county and municipal allocation amounts from the Act 13 natural gas impact fee are now available for review on the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission's (PUC) website. "These dollars are helping local communities all across Pennsylvania meet their critical obligations to their constituents without the need to raise local taxes," said Corbett. In early April, Corbett announced that impact fee...

2014-06-03 12:26:54

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The 20 Leading Companies in Shale Gas 2013 - Competitive Landscape Analysishttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/20_leading_companies_shale_gas_2012.html Report DetailsThe leading 20 players in the shale gas market comprise a broad range of companies, including the supermajors, large international energy companies and smaller independent companies specialising in shale gas. With...

2014-06-02 16:21:39

DALLAS and DENVER, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LLC ("Summit Investments"), the privately held company that owns and controls the general partner of Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP), and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MWE) ("MarkWest") announced today that a subsidiary of Summit Investments has exercised its option to acquire a 40.0% equity interest in Ohio Gathering Company, L.L.C. and Ohio Condensate Company, L.L.C. (together, "Ohio...

2014-06-02 08:22:43

Shale gas exploitation by the means of hydraulic fracturing has made the headlines for the right and wrong reasons. With the already significant fracking industry set for further expansion in the US, the demand to process the large volumes of produced wastewater is mounting. DURHAM, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The number of hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) shale oil and gas wells in the United States of America and across the world continues to increase. The Bakken...

Abundant Shale Gas Will Not Likely Alter Climate Predictions
2014-05-15 08:27:49

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Climatologists and energy scientists know that replacing higher-emission energy sources with natural gas will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to a new study from Duke University, however, even without policies specifically designed to reduce greenhouse gases, abundant shale gas will not cause a substantial change in total emissions. The study was published in a recent issue of Environmental Science and Technology. The...

2014-05-14 23:02:56

http://www.datasite.com -- From the North American shale revolution to the recent resurgence in clean technology, the energy industry is firing on all cylinders and attracting tremendous investor interest. New York, US (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Register to join the webinar here: http://bit.ly/1lhb7yW From the North American shale revolution to the recent resurgence in clean technology, the energy industry is firing on all cylinders and attracting tremendous investor interest. This revolution...

2014-05-14 12:24:50

PITTSBURGH, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD) announced the Richard King Mellon Foundation has awarded the Center a two-year grant in support of its certification program and public engagement initiatives. CSSD was formed by a group of leading environmental organizations, philanthropic foundations and energy companies, which have partnered to provide natural gas producers in the Appalachian Basin with certification to a set of...

2014-05-12 12:22:55

MUMBAI, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents Shale Gas Market in the US 2014-2018. This report is a type of unconventional gas that is trapped within organic-rich shale formations. Shale gas is extracted through a combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, which allows a large volume of shale gas to be produced. The economical production of shale gas has boosted the Natural Gas industry in the US. Currently, shale gas accounts for 36...

2014-05-09 08:22:05

DUBLIN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mq2v4z/shale_gas_market) has announced the addition of the "Shale Gas Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Shale gas is used for a range of applications which includes industrial, power generation, commercial, residential and transportation. It is basically a...

2014-05-07 16:30:13

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Water for Onshore Oil & Gas: Opportunities in produced water management, hydraulic fracturing and enhanced oil recoveryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/water_onshore_oil_gas_opportunities_produced_water_management_hydraulic_fracturing_enhanced_oil_recovery.htmlOil and Gas production is increasing rapidly and, by 2035, it s predicted that oil production will increase to 97...


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