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North Dakota oil wells drain energy and money

Jul 4, 2014
Fracking oil wells burn off as much a third of the natural gas they release.
Posted In: big oil, fracking, North Dakota

Fracking is buoying up the Mississippi barge business

Jun 11, 2014
A Mississippi barge line owner says new money is flowing from an unlikely place.
Posted In: barge, Mississippi, fracking

Fracking: 27 tons of dirty, radioactive socks per day

Mar 12, 2014
And they're full of NORMs. A glossary of oilfield vocabulary.
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U.S. natural gas could be geopolitical weapon

Mar 6, 2014
Lessening Ukraine and Europe's dependence on Russian energy.
Posted In: ukraine, fracking, natural gas

When oil money runs dry

Jan 30, 2014
Big oil companies have to go farther and use expensive, new technology to tap oil deposits
Posted In: fracking, energy, Exxon

Pennsylvania court: Towns can restrict fracking

Dec 20, 2013
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court has tossed out a big part of a law that would have allowed gas companies drilling wells to ignore local restrictions.
Posted In: fracking, natural gas

Is the U.S. ready to become an oil exporter?

Dec 12, 2013
Exxon and other oil companies say, “Heck, yes.”
Posted In: Oil, U.S. exports, fracking

Chemical and plastics industries love fracking

Nov 29, 2013
Cheap natural gas has made the U.S. one of the cheapest places to make plastics.
Posted In: fracking, plastics

Global oil prices fall ahead of Iran talks

Nov 20, 2013
Resumption of exports from Libya, rising U.S. stockpiles, and the Iran talks are driving down oil prices.
Posted In: oil prices, fracking, Libya, Iran

Is fracking creating a 'manufacturing renaissance' in the U.S.?

Oct 24, 2013
With the price of natural gas so cheap, manufacturing is coming back to America.
Posted In: fracking, natural gas, manufacturing

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