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February 11, 2014 Ceres' Focus On Fracking Misses The Point, Probably Intentionally

Source: Forbes

The oil and gas industry has been the subject a variety of fear-based attacks from anti-fossil fuel activist groups in recent years, and the last week has seen a new one arise. An activist group out of Boston, Ceres CERE -2.8%,...

February 10, 2014 Report: Fracking competes for water use in drought

Longview News-Journal - South Texas operators used an average of 4.5 million gallons ... in 2015 it will be the largest stand-alone energy project in the world.â Oil and gas companies have to get rid of water that returns...

February 10, 2014 How the U.S. Energy Boom is Changing America’s Place in the World

Source: Time

It wasn’t even five years ago that Iran reelected hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a disputed presidential election, openly admitted it was building a uranium enrichment facility and brazenly test-fired missiles capable of...

February 7, 2014 Shale Gas: Hype or Hope' - A two-thirds plunge in U.S. natural gas prices thanks to soaring output of shale gas has given a boost to U.S. industry that is now being felt in the rest of the world. The impact in terms of competition...

February 6, 2014 Sustainable Fracking' For Real'

Motley Fool - The environmental community has had a mixed reaction to the CSSD. Richard Liroff, executive director of the îInvestor Environmental Health Networkî, or IEHN, told me that the standards align closely with...

February 6, 2014 Report: Fracking raising water supply worries

Source: USA Today

The USA's domestic energy boom is increasing demands on water supplies already under pressure from drought and growing populations, a new report says. The water-intensive process used to extract oil and gas from shale underground...

February 5, 2014 Shareholders Target Companies' Failure to Measure and Reduce Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing

Source: Green Century Capital Management

Shareholders filed resolutions at five major oil and gas companies, including ExxonMobil*, Chevron*, and EOG Resources*, over failure to disclose measurable reductions in environmental and social impacts of hydraulic fracturing...[more]

January 31, 2014 Is Fracking About to Arrive on Your Doorstep?

Source: Huff Post

For the past several years, I’ve been writing about what happens when big oil and gas corporations drill where people live. “Fracking” -- high-volume hydraulic fracturing, which extracts oil and methane from deep shale -- has...

January 30, 2014 New York Decision on Fracking Regulations Delayed

Source: Bloomberg

New York’s environmental commissioner said he won’t issue regulations to allow fracking for natural gas until at least April 2015, signaling that Governor Andrew Cuomo probably won’t decide on the issue until after he faces...

January 29, 2014 Fracking Guidelines May Ease Shale Exploration Across EU (2)

Businessweek - âThis is obviously a very disappointing and alarming proposal,â said Antoine Simon, shale-gas campaigner for îFriends of the Earth Europeî. âEuropean politicians are turning a blind...

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