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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

Can fracking preserve North Dakota's environment?

Oct 18, 2013
The fracking boom is bringing in a surge of development -- and tax revenue -- to North Dakota. Now conservationists have a plan use some of that growth to protect the environment.
Posted In: fracking, North Dakota, Oil, Environment, energy

Has the natural gas boom been too big for producers?

Sep 30, 2013
Fracking has produced a glut of natural gas and prices have subsequently plummeted.
Posted In: fracking, Shell, texas

In rural England, fracking finds few friends

Aug 14, 2013
Britain's government supports fracking as a source of cheap gas and jobs but his plans are meeting stiff resistance in the countryside, where New Age protesters and rich conservative country-dwellers want none of it.
Posted In: fracking, sustainability, U.K., United Kingdom (U.K.)

Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good: Embracing energy diversity is key

Aug 13, 2013
Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good on the future of the energy industry.
Posted In: Duke Energy, energy, fracking

The final interview with George Mitchell, father of fracking

Jul 26, 2013
The 94-year-old oil pioneer who changed the face of the energy industry with his fracking procedure died today. He gave his final interview to Marketplace's Scott Tong.
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