The Oil Price Swoon Won’t Stop The Shale Boom

STILL PROFITABLE AT LOWER PRICES, FRACKING IS RIPE FOR TECHNOLOGY GAINS THAT WOULD HELP IT WEATHER FURTHER DECLINES. The Wall Street Journal By Mark P. Mills With oil prices sliding, energy investors are worried, while Saudi Arabia and Russia no doubt hope, that low prices will cap America’s boom in shale-oil production. Green-energy types sit […]

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Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program

OOGEEP Recognized for Public Education, Outreach Programs

Akron Beacon Journal By Bob Downing COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) was recently awarded the Chairman’s Stewardship Award for Energy Education from the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) at the association’s annual meeting in Columbus. The IOGCC is a multi-state government association that works to ensure […]

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Southwestern Celebrates Marcellus Growth

Independent Weekender By Robert L. Baker, Times-Shamrock Writer The top guns from Southwestern Energy’s Houston, Texas, office were in Wyoming County Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 30) to celebrate its 5-year investment in the Marcellus Shale. SWN senior vice president Jack Bergeron, who oversees the company’s Marcellus operations in its Appalachia Division, said of the activity at […]

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Liberalization Key to Brazil’s Natural Gas Market Growth

Platts By J Robinson As one of the largest renewable energy producers in the world, Brazil’s relatively recent foray into natural gas markets could probably be euphemistically described as “unplanned.” When it became clear by the 1980s that the country’s hydroelectric reservoir system would be insufficient to meet growing national demand for electricity, the Brazilian […]

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Gov Tom Corbett

Court To Hear Shale Gas Challenge

Powersource  By Laura Legere Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a legal battle over whether the state violated its duty to conserve public natural resources by leasing state forests for shale gas development and using the bonanza to balance budgets. The case will determine if Gov. Tom Corbett and the General Assembly can […]

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