Monthly Archives: May 2012

New technology may change fracking debate

New technology may change the face of hydraulic fracturing – and it couldn’t come at a better time. Amidst heated debates across the country regarding hydraulic fracturing, waterless hydraulic fracturing claims to offer oil and gas companies an alternative to traditional hydraulic fracturing that is environmentally friendly and cost-effective. GasFrac, a Calgary-based company, is paving […]

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Rising gas prices here to stay

For the first time in nearly three years, gas prices at the pump haven’t risen significantly year-to-year. If you remember my post from this time last year, I wrote how prices had crept up to nearly $4 per gallon nationwide. From 2009 to 2011 prices rose by an average of 65 cents per year, according […]

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EPA under fire after Regional Administrator’s comments cause public to question agency’s impartiality

  Senator Inhofe’s House address last week regarding an EPA Regional Administrator’s comments to “crucify” the oil and gas industry to make an example shook the industry over the weekend. In a 2010 town hall meeting in Dish, Texas, Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz gave a crude analogy regarding “crucifixion” to explain of how the […]

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