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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...
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...the coming year, surpassing Russia and even Saudi Arabia. The boom in non-traditional petroleum methods such as hydro-fracturing (commonly known as fracking) has joined existing technology to bring a lot of American oil to American markets.After years...
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 The new "fracking" rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid industry complaints that...
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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...
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...
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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Warning issued about oil shipped from ND, Mont.

...declaring that the Bakken's light oil - extracted from shale formations through the drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" - may be different.Kenneth Medlock, senior director at the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University...
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...


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