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There are ways to minimize the industry's water footprint How to avoid water wars between fracking' industry and residents The shale gas boom has transformed the energy landscape in the U.S., but in some drier locations, it could cause conflict among
The furor over fracking took a further twist this week as levels of the greenhouse gas methane were found above drilling wells, in some cases, 1,000 times greater than previous Environmental Protection Agency estimates. The shocking
The authorities in Ohio announced Friday that they have issued new stricter permit conditions for seismic activity-prone areas after geologists linked recent quakes in the region's Appalachian rock formations to hydraulic fracturing ("
The face-off between the West and Russia over its annexation of Crimea and threat to invade eastern Ukraine has raised calls
Congressional members sent a letter last week to Gina McCarthy, the Obama-appointed administrator of the Environmental protection Agency,
Valero Energy Corp. could use a new rail terminal it plans to build at its San Francisco Bay Area refinery to process highly flammable Bakken crude from Montana. Valero conceded that possibility for
Ohio state regulators for oil and gas ordered a local hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") operation to cease following a series of earthquakes Monday and Tuesday reportedly with epicenters at the fracking site. The
Yesterday in Manchester, England, hundreds of people showed up to protest against fracking being done in the United Kingdom. The reason behind the protest is that fracking leads to pollution and to earthquakes down the road.
Exxon Mobil Corp. Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson is an ardent proponent of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), but only when it isn’t in his backyard. According to a
The business of fracking – hydraulic fracturing that digs deep into the earth to find new natural gas sources -- has resulted in one of the most curious apology letters in recent corporate memory. After a fracking well exploded last week