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Chevron Corp. Donates $20 Million to Appalachian Partnership

Ohio.com By Bob Downing From the Associated Press: Chevron Corp. is spending $20 million to launch its Appalachia Partnership Initiative, which is meant to improve schools and workforce development in 27 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio. Chevron is working with the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the Claude Worthington Benedum […]

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Russia's Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi

Russia’s Natural Resources Minister Wants Shale Oil Regulation Eased

Reuters October 21, 2014 Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Editing by Louise Ireland Russia needs to lighten regulation to exploit unconventional oil deposits, including shale, its natural resources minister said, as conventional resources dwindle and Western sanctions limit access to foreign technologies and financing. The world’s top oil producer, believed to hold most of the world’s shale […]

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Electrolysis Treats Fracking Produced Water

Electrolysis Treats Fracking Produced Water

TCE Today By Helen Tunicliffe FRACKING shale produces large amounts of saline wastewater, and researchers in the US and Saudi Arabia have discovered that electrolysis could be an economical method to treat it. Water forced down into the shale during the fracking process leaches salts from the rocks it passes through, and this ‘produced water’ […]

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