Sidley Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

Vol. 4, No. 30

Topics discussed in this week’s Report include:

  • EPA Issues Methane Challenge to Reduce Emissions from Oil and Gas Industry.
  • EPA Inspector General Report Says Agency Must Do More to Address Hydraulic Fracturing.
  • Oklahoma Expands Review of Underground Injection Wells Due to Concerns Over Seismicity.
  • California Governor Creates Panel to Evaluate Hydraulic Fracturing.

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Sidley Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

Vol. 4, No. 29

Topics discussed in this week’s Report include:

  • In Response to IG Report: EPA to Develop Plan to Increase Oversight of Diesel Fuels and to Decide on Whether to Propose Federal Disclosure of Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing.
  • BLM Issues Proposed Rule on Method for Calculating Oil and Gas Royalties.
  • Pennsylvania to Stop Using FracFocus.
  • Natural Gas Becomes Largest Source of Electricity Generation in U.S. for First Time.
  • Researchers Estimate Significantly Larger Utica Shale Natural Gas Reserves.

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Sidley Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

Vol. 4, No. 28

Topics discussed in this week’s Report include:

  • BLM Issues Master Leasing Plan.
  • Activists Petition for Federal Takeover of Oklahoma Disposal Program.
  • EDF Asserts $360 Million in Natural Gas From Federal Lands Wasted.
  • Ohio: Last Hydraulic Fracturing Ban Overturned.
  • California: New Drilling Rules for Groundwater.
  • Drilling Waste Unlikely to Impact Waters.
  • Barnett Methane Emissions From Small Group of Sites.

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Sidley Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

Vol. 4, No. 27

Topics discussed in this week’s Report include:

  • New York officially bans hydraulic fracturing.
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court revives lawsuit alleging that hydraulic fracturing caused earthquake.
  • England: Lancashire County denies application for hydraulic fracturing.
  • BCG study shows U.S. manufacturing becoming more competitive as a result of hydraulic fracturing.
  • Researchers conclude that few hydraulic fracturing chemicals have potential for groundwater contamination.
  • SRBC reports no change in water quality due to hydraulic fracturing.

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