Iran Invites Bidders for Oil and Gas Fields

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC’s) third largest oil producer, Iran, plans to revive its energy sector, following the lifting of international sanctions, by offering oil and gas fields to international bidders. Iran has been trying to restore its oil industry since emerging from international sanctions over its nuclear program earlier this year. The […]

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Global power provider reveals oil, gas industry strategy change

Bakken Magazine By Luke Geiver David Dickert has experienced the impact of fluctuating oil prices during his time heading the oil and gas division for global temporary power provider Aggreko. Since entering the North American shale energy industry in plays ranging in location from the Bakken to Brazil, Dickert and his team believe they’ve found […]

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Natural Gas Production Rises in Feb, Keeps Strain on Prices

Zacks By Nilanjan Choudhury The supply glut from the shale drilling bonanza meant that February was another month when U.S. natural gas production from the Lower 48 states kept growing. As per the latest report from Bentek Energy – the forecasting unit of Platts – February natural gas production was up 1.3% from January to 72.3 […]

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The Next Step in Pa.’s Shale Boom is LNG Exports: Raymond Keating

PennLive By Raymond J. Keating At this weekend’s annual Pennsylvania Society Holiday Dinner in New York City, I suspect energy policy will be a frequent topic of discussion — as it should rightfully be. From Benjamin Franklin’s first experiments with electricity in Philadelphia to the energy revolution taking place in the Marcellus Shale natural gas play, […]

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Genie Energy – Energy Retailer With Exploration and Oil Shale Upside

Oil Voice By Edison Group Genie Energy offers investors exposure to two exciting prospects: exploration in northern Israel, and oil shale developments in Israel, Mongolia and Colorado utilising its proprietary in-situ technology. Genie’s US energy retail arm, Genie Retail Energy, provides a valuation foundation and helps finance upstream activities. The northern Israel exploration campaign will […]

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Shale Students Show Off What They Know

Morning Journal News By Steve Rappach SALINEVILLE – Students at the Utica Shale Academy got a chance on Tuesday to show a crowd of people some of the industry skills they have learned. Demonstrations in proper drilling and casing were presented at the academy’s classroom at Southern Local High School with board members from the […]

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Here’s an Energy Policy Prescription for Pa.’s Next Governor

PennLive By Stephanie Catarino Wissman In state after state, energy was a winning issue in the midterm elections. Candidates who agreed on little else often found common ground in championing America’s job-creating energy revolution. In West Virginia, Democratic Senate candidate Natalie Tennant made a point of saying “It’s not about Democrat versus Republican… I disagree with […]

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US Hydraulic Fracking Production Numbers

The Uncertain Future Of Shale Gas: Report Casts Doubt On US Hydraulic Fracking Production Numbers

Global Research By Steve Horn Post Carbon Institute has published a report and multiple related resources calling into question the production statistics touted by promoters of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”).  By calculating the production numbers on a well-by-well basis for shale gas and tight oil fields throughout the U.S., Post Carbon concludes that the future of fracking is not nearly […]

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