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.
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.
Environmental groups outraged.
Ukraine has two major shale gas production deals with Chevron and Shell.
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.
Hydraulic fracturing blends are often exempt from disclosure because they're considered a trade secret.
It's allegedly happening in environmentally sensitive areas, such as the world’s largest elephant herds habitat.
Six regions account for nearly 90% of US oil production growth and 100% of domestic natural gas production growth.
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.
Findings leads to believe there is a link between fracking and arsenic contamination.
"It's the only reason people come out here, I am pretty sure. I think if they say something else they are lying."
"Everyone told him he was just wasting his time and money."
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.
If you want an objective view of energy, ask an economist, who can tell you what to expect to pay at the pump in the coming years, and why, as well as what to expect from medium- and long-term economic growth and what the real drivers will be.
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