Sidley Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

Vol. 4, No. 26

Topics discussed in this week’s Report include:

  • Proposed Oil and Gas Rules Go to the Office of Management and Budget for Review.
  • Federal District Court Stays BLM Rule on Hydraulic Fracturing on Public and Tribal Lands.
  • Pennsylvania: Department of Health Publishes List of Shale Development Complaints.
  • Report Asserts Gas Pipeline Infrastructure Will Meet Electric Generation Needs Under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.
  • United States May Record Trade Surplus with OPEC in 2015.

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Sidley Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

Vol. 4, No. 25

Topics discussed in this week’s Report include:

  • Texas: Denton Repeals Hydraulic Fracturing Ban but May Challenge State Law.
  • Florida: Utility Can Recover Cost of Shale Exploration.
  • Ohio: Tax on Oil and Gas Production Stalled.
  • UK: Cuadrilla to Receive Drilling Approval.
  • Texas Commission Finds No Conclusive Evidence Injection Wells Caused Quakes.
  • Researchers Attribute Volatile Organic Compounds Found in Barnett Area Water Wells to Hydraulic Fracturing.

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Sidley Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

Vol. 4, No. 24

Topics discussed in this week’s Report include:

  • Environmental Groups Bring NEPA Challenge to BLM Management Plan for Central Valley.
  • Pennsylvania: State Commissions Study of Measures for Transporting Crude Oil by Rail.
  • California: Environmental Group Sends Notice of Intent to Bring Prop 65 Challenge to Injection of Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater.
  • Researchers Evaluate Wastewater Injection and Seismicity.

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Sidley Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

Vol. 4, No. 23

Topics discussed in this week’s Report include:

  • EPA Draft Report Finds Hydraulic Fracturing Not Causing Widespread Impact on Drinking Water.
  • States Seek Injunction to BLM Rule.
  • Interior Department to Release Data on Hydraulic Fracturing in Gulf of Mexico.
  • Colorado NGO Denied Request to Intervene in Lawsuit Challenging Lafayette Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing.
  • Company to Pay $500,000 to Resolve RCRA Waste Violations.

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Sidley Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

Vol. 4, No. 22

Topics discussed in this week’s Report include:

  • Administration Plans Further Oil and Gas Rulemakings.
  • Final Sage Grouse Protection Plans Issued.
  • DOE: U.S. Gas Exported From Canada Still Requires U.S. Review.
  • Oklahoma Law Prohibits Local Restrictions on Use of Hydraulic Fracturing.
  • Maryland: Hydraulic Fracturing Permits by October 2017.

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