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Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

...have shaken the state in recent years have been triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations. The society released a statement following an investigation into dozens of earthquakes recorded in...
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Panel pushes more oil drilling

...influence in various parts of the federal Gulf waters would be changed. That means even if Florida objected, natural-gas drilling could be done in some areas that are 25 miles from Florida's state waters and oil drilling could be done 50...
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't

...found new work - in commercial building or in booming and sometimes higher-paying industries like mining and natural gas drilling - and aren't eager to come back.Hispanic immigrants, largely from Mexico, who had filled jobs during the...
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Pro: Strategy is sabotaging an economic recovery did absolutely nothing for jobs creation. Nor did blocking access to new federal offshore areas for oil and natural gas drilling produce any jobs.At a time when more than 13 million Americans are unemployed, you'd think that the president...
Dems hit 'lax' fed drilling oversight

WASHINGTON - Federal policing of oil and natural gas drilling on public lands is lax and inconsistent, with only 6 percent of violations resulting in monetary fines over 13 years, House Democrats...
PRO: EPA's failure to investigate groundwater contamination a shocking dereliction of duty

...a classic case of non-denial denial by a federal agency enjoying observer status courtesy of a law assigning natural gas drilling oversight to the states. Jackson wasn't saying there have been no cases of ground water contamination from this...
Billions in gas drilling royalties transform lives

PITTSBURGH - Private landowners are reaping billions of dollars in royalties each year from the boom in natural gas drilling, transforming lives and livelihoods even as the windfall provides only a modest boost to the broader economy...
Ahtna plans natural gas wells for communities

ANCHORAGE - Communities near Glennallen could see reduced heating bills under a natural gas drilling plan being considered by a Glennallen-based Alaska Native regional corporation.Ahtna Inc. hopes to develop wells and has licensed...
Low oil prices stall development

...Projections were scaled back. In January of 1997, Arco sold its interest in Tyonek Deep to Phillips. From its natural gas drilling platform already on site, Phillips drilled three wells. A drill in February of last year flowed at more than...
Kenai gas expansion protested

...Alaska and The Wilderness Society have joined forces to challenge the Bush administration's proposal to expand natural gas drilling inside the refuge. In a press release, the groups contend that expanding drilling in the refuge is "contrary...


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