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.
New found formations potentially hold seven times the amount of recoverable oil located in the US and Canada together.
News comes on the heels of another study implying a link between fracking and the recent wave of earthquakes that has hit Ohio.
The state registered over 100 earthquakes in less than a year. Study links them to fracking.
Likely to open up the country’s oil industry to private investment for the first time in 75 years.
Findings leads to believe there is a link between fracking and arsenic contamination.
Shale gas supporters in the UK still firmly believe that fracking holds their energy salvation and will cause energy bills to fall.
Kenoil agent commits fraud in duping Amish farmer.
More than 150 scientists from 33 institutions signed a letter warning the Australian government of the mounting threats to the Great Barrier Reef from new coal ports and other industrial projects.
Bureau of Land Management did not fully weigh the effects of fracking on the environment.
Since the mid-1970s and until today the US held the world’s largest net oil importer position.
Companies trying to secure a price on the 15.4 billion barrels of crude oil underneath the Monterey Shale.
Report shows Canadian taxpayers could be on the hook for a massive environmental cleanup bill in the event of an offshore oil leak.
She invested $6.6 million Tuesday in junior Lakes Oil, which is pursuing the potential for unconventional oil and gas in the state of Victoria.
Energy Information Administration's prediction based on growth of hydraulic fracturing in states like North Dakota and Texas.
Despite anti-fracking groups, the U.S. expects close to $90 billion worth of investments related to shale gas in 2013
Groundwater leaks from shore into the ocean floor itself and experts are trying to figure out the implications of this for the supply of fresh water on land and aquatic life.
Leaked fluid from fracking activities polluted groundwater after a “serious” incident at a well site near Grande Prairie, a city in the northwestern part of the Canadian province of Alberta, in September 2011.
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