User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
Last updated: Mar 28 2015 12:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 34,331    
Drill rules set for Dinosaur area 28.3.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
BLM SAYS SEASONAL LIMITS ARE DESIGNED TO Protect WILDLIFE
Also found in: [+]
Gas-drilling plan safeguards monument 28.3.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – A federal government plan for drilling in energy-rich northwestern Colorado released Friday includes stepped-up protections for public land near Dinosaur National Monument.The proposal would also ease limits on what time of year drilling rigs can operate if energy companies consolidate well sites to minimize environmental...
Also found in: [+]
The Often Overlooked Role of Natural Gas in the Israel-Palestine Conflict 28.3.2015 Mother Jones
Known oil and gas fields in the Levant Basin US Energy Information Administration/ Wikimedia This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. Guess what? Almost all the current wars, uprisings, and other conflicts in the Middle East are connected by a single thread, which is also a threat: these conflicts are part of an increasingly frenzied competition to find, extract, and market fossil fuels whose future consumption is guaranteed to lead to a set of cataclysmic environmental crises. Amid the many fossil-fueled conflicts in the region, one of them, packed with threats, large and small, has been largely overlooked, and Israel is at its epicenter. Its origins can be traced back to the early 1990s when Israeli and Palestinian leaders began sparring over rumored natural gas deposits in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Gaza. In the ensuing decades, it has grown into a many-fronted conflict involving several armies and three navies. In the process, it has already inflicted mindboggling misery on ...
Also found in: [+]
As U.S. Energy Industry Booms, Oil Hubs Run Out Of Storage Space 28.3.2015 NPR: All Things Considered
U.S. oil production is at near record levels. But the success has led to a question of where to store all that oil. One of the country's biggest oil hubs is now almost full.
Also found in: [+]
North Dakota loses lowest jobless rate as oil prices slide 28.3.2015 AP Business
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota no longer has the lowest unemployment rate in the nation due in part to sliding oil drilling activity....
North Dakota loses lowest jobless rate as oil prices slide; drill activity sinks to 5-year low 28.3.2015 Star Tribune: Business
Despite low oil prices, recent mishaps, DOE advisory council pushes for Arctic drilling 27.3.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
Also found in: [+]
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now 27.3.2015 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. should immediately begin a push to exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or risk a renewed reliance on imported oil in the future, an Energy Department advisory council says in a study to be released Friday....
Also found in: [+]
MPs spell out risks to Arctic if Shell restarts oil drilling 27.3.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
Continue reading...
Republican, Democratic lawmakers voice concerns about new drilling rules 26.3.2015 Star Tribune: Politics
Also found in: [+]
Cyprus says consortium fails to find sufficient gas quantities at 2nd drilling site 26.3.2015 Star Tribune: World
Also found in: [+]
Colombian tribe scores ‘historic’ victory versus Big Gas 26.3.2015 Guardian: Environment

State company Ecopetrol pulls out of drilling site in territories belonging to the indigenous U’wa people

Continue reading...
Also found in: [+]
In New York state, fracking ban fuels secession talk 26.3.2015 LA Times: Nation
From this village of dairy farms and friendly diners, Carolyn Price can see across the border into Pennsylvania, and it is a bittersweet view. The rolling hills a few miles away are as green as the ones here, and the Susquehanna River is icy and beautiful on both sides of the state line as it...
Also found in: [+]
Lawmakers intent on overhaul after oil regulators' lapses 26.3.2015 LA Times: Opinion
The agency that regulates the oil industry in California is — by its own admission — in disarray. After a series of embarrassing disclosures about regulatory lapses that allowed drilling in protected aquifers, officials at the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources are trying...
Also found in: [+]
Midwest Town Braces For More Steel Layoffs 26.3.2015 NPR News
U.S. Steel is shutting down its Granite City Works in southern Illinois. The plant makes flat-rolled steel for oil companies, which have been hit by lower oil prices.
In vast swaths of rural New South Wales, there's only one election issue: coal seam gas 26.3.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

CSG is a big vote swinger in the country, with many communities declaring themselves ‘gasfield free’. This is not just about the environment, writes our reporter: it’s also about people wanting to be heard

Continue reading...
Also found in: [+]
Schlumberger to pay $232 million in sanctions violation case 26.3.2015 LA Times: Business
The world's largest oil services company, Schlumberger Ltd., has agreed to a penalty of more than $232 million and one of its subsidiaries will plead guilty to trade sanctions violations.
Also found in: [+]
Low oil prices spur North Dakota drill rig count to drop below 100 for first time in 5 years 26.3.2015 Star Tribune: Business
Will Norway divest from giant Indian firm because of the Amazon? 26.3.2015 Guardian: Environment

Yet another recommendation to blacklist Reliance Industries could be made following developments in oil operations in Peru

Continue reading...
Schlumberger Ltd. to pay $232M in sanctions violations case 26.3.2015 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The world's largest oil services company, Schlumberger Ltd., has agreed to a penalty of more than $232 million and one of its subsidiaries will plead guilty to trade sanctions violations, the Justice Department announced Wednesday....
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 34,331