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Pioneer sees good results from North Slope fracturing wells

...pleased with results of its large-scale fracturing of producing wells at the Oooguruk field...fractured following a successful test fracturing in late 2012 in a production test of...that are tapped at Oooguruk.Prior to fracturing, the Oooguruk wells produced in the...
My turn: Hydraulic fracturing in Alaska

This column concerns hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in Alaska. Fracking...permitting requirements for hydraulic fracturing along the Dalton Highway on the...permitted drilling. Hydraulic fracturing is exempt from the Safe Drinking...
Texas gas town considers banning fracking

...considering a revolt. Unlike other communities that have embraced the lucrative drilling boom made possible by hydraulic fracturing, leaders here have temporarily halted all fracking as they consider an ordinance that could make theirs the first city in...
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Neymar says his World Cup dream still alive

...there with them, and all of Brazil will be celebrating together."It was the first time Neymar had spoken publicly since fracturing a vertebra late in Brazil's 2-1 win over Colombia in the quarterfinals on Friday.The video was made just before the...
Interior issues new drilling rule on public land

...will require companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations. The new "fracking" rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid industry complaints that...
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In the Stacks: New adult nonfiction

...libraries."The Frackers," by Gregory Zuckerman. This is the story of six of the movers and shakers in the hydraulic fracturing industry, an industry that didn't exist as few as eight years ago. The difference in our national oil supply since fracking...
AOGCC keeps eye on safety, maximum recovery

...changes to rules regulating hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," which has become...debate in other states.Foerster said fracturing has been done for years in Alaska but...her or planned. The Alaska rules of fracturing need some tweaking, she said."We're...
House set to OK bills to speed oil, gas drilling win approval later Wednesday would restrict the Interior Department from enforcing proposed rules to regulate hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on public lands. A second would set strict deadlines for federal approval of oil and gas permits.A third...
Company sees promise in Alaska's shale oil potential

...commercially viable oil in the shale. Duncan is confident his company can extract the oil and make money using modern hydraulic fracturing technology, though he declined to provide specifics, APRN reported."There's nothing not doable about our technical...
Pioneer sells Alaska holdings for $550 million

...through the first nine months of 2013, according to the release.While Pioneer said in August it was pleased with the results fracturing produced on in-production wells in its Nuna field just onshore from Oooguruk, Sheffield said the prospect of 50 billion...


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