By Ashe Schow | 12/10/13 04:04 PM
An increase in shale extraction from the Marcellus area in Pennsylvania and West Virginia should account for 18 percent of total U.S. natural gas production for December, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Thirteen billion cubic feet per day should be extracted this...
By Sean Higgins | 12/09/13 07:16 PM
Should a private energy company’s recommendation that certain public lands be made available for commercial drilling be kept confidential by the government? Or should everybody be able to know who made the request? That question is being fought in Colorado courtrooms, with energy companies...
By Ron Arnold | 12/05/13 07:18 PM
It's not over yet, although it seemed like National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis was off the hook for attempting to sabotage energy production and hydraulic fracturing on federal land - until Tuesday. Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, chairman of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on...
By Associated Press | 12/04/13 11:05 AM
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — A recount showed voters in the Denver suburb of Broomfield narrowly approved a five-year moratorium on fracking, but opponents filed a lawsuit challenging the vote-counting process and some voters' eligibility has been questioned.
By Arthur Herman | 11/26/13 04:44 PM
There’s been enormous furor over President Obama’s nuclear deal with the Iranians, and for good reason. Most commentators and analysts worry about whether Obama and the Europeans have given up too much on sanctions while getting too little in return. Too few have been focusing on why...
By Zack Colman | 11/20/13 06:43 PM
The Republican-controlled House passed a pair of bills Wednesday that would limit the federal government's ability to regulate energy production on public lands, measures that proponents said would prevent a slowdown of oil and gas drilling but face slim prospects in the upper chamber. One of...
By Zack Colman | 11/19/13 06:15 AM
House Republicans will take shots at the Obama administration's energy policies this week when a handful of bills come to the floor for votes.
11/17/13 10:03 PM
PITTSBURGH — Some of the Democrats who are challenging Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett have significantly different views from the Republican on how to regulate and tax the state's booming gas drilling industry, and they're trying to make it an issue with voters. With Corbett taking a firm...
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 09:56 AM
Ballot counting on a fracking measure in suburban Denver resumes Wednesday. The measure to ban hydraulic fracturing for five years fell 13 votes short of passing in the Nov. 5 election.
By Zack Colman | 11/12/13 12:43 PM
High oil prices that have made it economical to use unconventional drilling methods, such as hydraulic fracturing, have facilitated oil and gas production in North America, the IEA noted in its World Energy Outlook report.
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