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A Little Model For A Big State

The Denton Drilling Awareness Group, or Frack free Denton, is a little grassroots organization of “aggravated” citizens. They gather together every week to plan and organize programs to educate Denton about the dangers and discomforts that arise from the high occurrence of relatively unregulated fracking. 635 more words


Taranaki, a safe fracking region.

New Zealand journalist/editor Jim Tucker has written a book called Taranaki Water Story a two year investigation into the state of our water ways.

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Texpatriate endorses for Railroad Commissioner

The Texas Railroad Commission, despite its byzantine name, is responsible for the regulation of oil and gas throughout the state. It is an enormous responsibility for a state so inextricably linked with the creation of energy. 606 more words

What's Hot Now: 3D Printing Improves the Efficiency of Fracking

Ever heard of the term “fracking?” Also known as hydraulic fractioning, fracking is a drilling process used by oil companies to collect crude oil and natural gas. 209 more words

Crude Oil Price setting mechanisms 101

We have recently seen the price of Brent crude oil (the global standard) drop steadily from over 100 dollars per barrel to close to 80 dollars. 441 more words

Energy Industry

Stoppt Fracking und die Schiefergasförderung!

Erdgas wird als effiziente, reichlich vorhandene und CO2-arme Energiequelle gepriesen. Aber eine bestimmte Art der Förderung, das Hydraulic Fracturing – auch ‘fracking’ genannt — erfordert risikoreiche Prozesse, die verheerende Auswirkungen auf Gesundheit und Umwelt haben können. 37 more words


How Hillary Clinton's State Department Sold Fracking to the World

A trove of secret documents details the US government’s global push for shale gas.

—By Mariah Blake

Illustration by John Ritter

One icy morning in February 2012, Hillary Clinton’s plane touched down in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, which was just digging out from a fierce blizzard. 3,581 more words