Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick

Craddick: Railroad Commission will continue permitting in Denton, not ruling out action against ban

Update at 5:00 p.m.: This blog has been updated with a response from the vice president of Denton Drilling Awareness Group. By Marissa Barnett AUSTIN–Railroad Commission Chairwoman Christi Craddick came out strongly against a fracking ban passed this week in North Texas, pledging to continue giving permits to companies that seek to drill in Denton. Craddick […]

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Oil & Gas Technology Of The Future Is Here

By. James Burgess of Oilprice.com LONDON, ENGLAND / ACCESSWIRE / November 6, 2014 / Oil and gas technology of the future is here, and it’s claimed to be safer and more economical than fracking. As oil prices slump and fracking remains under constant activist scrutiny, a new breakthrough technology promises a safe solution for making […]

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U.S. shale boom not exportable, says former Chesapeake CEO

By James Osborne Aubrey McClendon, former CEO of natural gas giant Chesapeake Energy, argued in a speech Wednesday that the U.S. shale drilling boom is unlikely to be replicated in other countries. McClendon, who now has a new shale venture, American Energy Partners, said the combination of entrepreneurial spirit, expansive infrastructure and the private ownership […]

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Tom Wolf

Wolf ousts Corbett in Pennsylvania governor’s race

By Marc Levy, Associated Press Tuesday, November 4, 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) >> Democrat Tom Wolf was elected Pennsylvania governor Tuesday after the businessman and first-time candidate spent $10 million of his own money on an early TV ad campaign that endeared him to voters and helped send unpopular Gov. Tom Corbett to a historic […]

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MDS Energy Development Announces Commencement of First Horizontal Wells

MDS Energy Development, LLC By MDS Energy Development KITTANNING, Pa Nov 4, 2014 — MDS Energy Development (“MDS”) announced today that it has commenced drilling its first horizontal natural gas wells targeting the Marcellus Shale formation in Western Pennsylvania.  The vertical sections of three horizontal wells have been successfully completed by drilling rigs operated by […]

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Fracking Alternative to Hit Market and Revive ‘Dead Wells’

By James Burgess Emerging oil and gas technology company FalconRidge Oil Technologies Corp. has announced the full commercialization of the third generation of a revolutionary new technology that revitalizes ‘dead’ wells and is poised to become the leading alternative to hydraulic fracturing. On 22 October, FalcronRidge (OTCQB:FROT) said its third-generation Terra Slicing Technology (“TST™”) for […]

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Quantum Energy Partners

Quantum Energy Secures North Dakota Site for Energy Center

Market Wired Quantum Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QEGY), announced today that it has signed a two year Option Agreement on a two hundred sixty (260) acre site in the Stanley, North Dakota area in Mountrail County, North Dakota for the construction and operation of an Energy Center that will include a 20,000 barrel per day topping […]

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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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Wireless remotes for RT System

Wireless Seismic facing patent infringement suit

Fuel Fix by Ryan Holeywell Wireless Seismic, the Sugar Land-based company with investment from energy giants Total and Chesapeake, is facing a federal lawsuit alleging that it’s infringing on a rival firm’s patents. On Tuesday, the company was featured in the Houston Chronicle. A day later, U.S. District Court Judge Keith P. Ellison signed an order […]

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