The updated regulations, in the works since 2012, set standards for wells and disposal of wastewater. They also require disclosure of chemicals used.
Half of the 41 fracking companies operating in the U.S. will be dead or sold by year-end because of slashed spending by oil companies, an executive with Weatherford International Plc said.
Five million litres of wastewater will be disposed at the Brookfield-based plant following a successful pilot project earlier this spring.
The National Energy Board said Kinder Morgan can conduct survey work at Burnaby Mountain, despite opposition from the city.
The still-rising shale energy boom is moving the United States ever closer to energy independence. This means drilling activity is skyrocketing — and will continue to be heavy for years.
The proposed law, however, would allow fracking for testing and research purposes.
Engineer/environmentalist explains why 'frack' shouldn't be considered a dirty word.
The Atlantic province will introduce legislation to prohibit high-volume hydraulic fracturing for onshore shale gas this fall.
The merger is the largest in the energy sector in the last 15 years.
Special protection will be given to national parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty and world heritage sites, says the government.
After a two-year moratorium,, Germany is ready to allow fracking and so reduce the country's dependency on Russian energy.
EPA's radical new rules make building new coal-fired power plants unfeasible while 15% of existing capacity will be shut down within two years, reducing demand.
The two documents released Tuesday conclude the debated extraction process just needs to be closely monitored and properly regulated.
The discovery has already pushed British authorities to start mulling plans to ease rules on accessing shale oil and gas, including drilling without landowners' permission.
The agency will begin soliciting comment on whether companies should publicly list the chemicals used to extract fuels out of the ground.
Jury awards Texas family $3m for health problems like nausea and nosebleeds said to be as a result of a fracking well a few kilometres from their farm.
How much faith can we put in our ability to decipher all the numbers out there telling us the US is closing in on its cornering of the global oil market?
Former regulations only targeted horizontal wells, the most common in the state.
Mainly thanks to improvements in the techniques of horizontal drilling and fracking, says the EIA.
In a country that celebrates “Oil Industry Nationalization Day,” the energy package approved last night has automatically become Mexico’s most significant and controversial economic reform since the NAFTA.
It's allegedly happening in environmentally sensitive areas, such as the world’s largest elephant herds habitat.
But not a long-term threat to the OPEC.
The European Commission is set to announce tighter guidelines for companies involved in the shale gas industry by January.
A Moncton court lifted Monday an injunction against the Elsipogtog First Nation that prevented them from blocking SWN Resources' operations.
A wave of pacific demonstrations hit the country Thursday evening and more are expected on Friday.
Americans currently import close to 10 million barrels of crude per day and Canadian oil accounts for 30% of that total.
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