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Liberty Oilfield Services shares soar on new fracking IPO

Liberty Oilfield Services shares soar on new fracking IPO

Chris Wright, Liberty Oilfield Services, discusses the company's new fracking IPO and the energy market outlook. feed: Energy Stories

January 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Crunching the Fracking Numbers

Crunching the Fracking Numbers

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Investing in companies that produce fuels from the process known as fracking or from the manufacturing of components that allow engines to be powered by these fuels accelerated with the stock market bottom of March 2009. This process has slowed since March 2012, but appears ready for a resurgence this year. […]

March 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Norse Energy to sue NY over fracking report

Norse Energy to sue NY over fracking report

Thomas West, attorney for Norse Energy, discusses why the company will sue New York State if the environmental impact report on fracking is not released soon. He says he's sure fracking can be done safely. feed: Tech Stories

December 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
France’s top court to review law banning shale gas fracking

France’s top court to review law banning shale gas fracking

PARIS, July 12 (Reuters) – France’s top court said it would examine a challenge to a law that bans hydraulic fracturing, the drilling technique used to produce shale gas and oil. Reuters: Energy

July 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Ill. passes nation’s toughest fracking regulations

Ill. passes nation’s toughest fracking regulations

Illinois came a giant step closer to approving the nation’s strictest regulations for high-volume oil and gas drilling on Friday, as lawmakers approved a measure they hoped would create thousands of jobs … Commodities News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

June 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Judge rules administration overlooked fracking risks in California mineral leases

Judge rules administration overlooked fracking risks in California mineral leases

By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A federal judge has ruled the Obama administration broke the law when it issued oil leases in central California without fully weighing the environmental impact of "fracking," a setback for companies seeking to exploit the region's enormous energy resources. The decision, made public on Monday, effectively bars for […]

April 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Both sides agree on tough new fracking standards

Both sides agree on tough new fracking standards

Some of the nation’s biggest oil and gas companies have made peace with environmentalists, agreeing to a voluntary set of tough new standards for fracking in the Northeast that could lead to a major expansion … Utilities News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

March 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Energy industry develops nontoxic fracking fluids

Energy industry develops nontoxic fracking fluids

The oil and gas industry is trying to ease environmental concerns by developing nontoxic fluids for the drilling process known as fracking, but it’s not clear whether the new product will be widely embraced … Commodities News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

February 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Fracking for natural gas being powered by it, too

Fracking for natural gas being powered by it, too

Advances in hydraulic fracturing technology have powered the American natural gas boom. And now hydraulic fracturing could be increasingly powered by the very fuel it has been so successful in coaxing … Commodities News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

January 20, 2013 | By | Reply More