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More fracking produces more open waste pits

Oct 14, 2014
Residents of a Texas town are apprehensive about sludge pits planned in their community.
Posted In: fracking, waste, texas, big oil
Guar research field, Texas A&M AgriLife, Lubbock, TX.

The boom-and-bust story of a crop called guar

Oct 9, 2014
A plant took on an outsize importance in the fracking world and created huge price swings.
Posted In: guar gum, fracking, farming

Frack that! Oil tries to own a word that rallies critics

Oct 8, 2014
An industry group wants to reclaim a term from opponents of oil drilling.
Posted In: fracking, rebranding, mining

Homeowners get rude awakening on ‘mineral rights’

Sep 19, 2014
If someone owns oil or gas beneath your home, they might displace you to get it.
Posted In: crude oil, fracking, minerals, mining

You may see $3 a gallon for gas in your lifetime

Sep 16, 2014
The global glut of oil is pushing gasoline prices down.
Posted In: gas prices, fracking, gasoline

A fracking story too good to be true

Aug 27, 2014
You know a technology's hot when stock market scammers make it part of their pitch.
Posted In: fracking, chimera, Securities and Exchange Commission
Hess Gas Plant in Tioga

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.
Posted In: fracking

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

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