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OPEC Cuts Will Have A Muted Effect On Consumers

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DALLAS (AP) — OPEC’s decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. 796 more words


Oil prices are up 8.6% after OPEC surprised everyone by agreeing to a deal

OPEC—the floundering oil cartel left for dead after two years of bluster and no action—today flummoxed markets by mustering the will to make a massive cut in oil production and shore up its fiscally strapped member countries. 406 more words

Baker Hughes, Goldman Sachs and CSL Capital fracturing JV

Nov 29 Baker Hughes Inc said it has reached an agreement with CSL Capital Management and Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s merchant banking division to create a hydraulic fracturing company in which Baker Hughes will own a 46.7 percent stake. 203 more words

This Is Exactly how Fracking Could Trigger Quakes

An employee changes well heads throughout a time out in the water pumping stage at the website of a hydraulic fracturing procedure in Colorado. (Photo: AP) 44 more words

Jolynn Minnaar Unearthed

“I was never certain that I wanted to be a documentary filmmaker,” Jolynn Minaar smiled sheepishly. “‘Unearthed’ itself is a production I never really anticipated.” 889 more words

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Clayton county rezones 746 acres for frack sand mining

Jenna Ladd | November 17, 2016

The Clayton County Zoning Board of Adjustment voted unanimously Tuesday night to rezone 746 acres to allow for the underground mining of silica sand used in the hydraulic fracking process. 301 more words


The Significance Of Frac Sand In The New American Oil Boom

Of generally uniform shape and material, frac sand is utilized in the petroleum industry for the process of hydraulic fracturing, from which it gets its name. 246 more words

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