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Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

...considering bills that would limit cities' abilities to do so.The Texas Railroad Commission, the state's oil and gas regulator, hired its first seismologist last year to investigate potential links between quakes and fracking after Azle...
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Ruedrich quits oil and gas commission

...Amid mounting pressure, Republican Party of Alaska chairman Randy Ruedrich resigned from his job as a state oil and gas regulator Saturday evening after meeting with Gov. Frank Murkowski. Prominent state GOP leaders had demanded that Ruedrich...
Palin resigns from state oil and gas commission

...administration did not ask for her resignation, she said. She praised AOGCC staff for their roles as independent oil and gas regulators in a resignation letter and said she wants to contribute to the state in a positive manner. "We let her letter...
Oil studies find commercial fish in Arctic waters

...shellfish species expand their range northward because of warming ocean temperatures. Since 2006, federal offshore oil and gas regulators have spent about $60 million on Arctic research. Another survey of the central Beaufort - led by the University...
Ruedrich's last effort on oil and gas commission was to try to kill it resign as one of three commissioners. They cited a conflict of interest in his roles as GOP chairman and an oil and gas regulator. But one day before Ruedrich resigned, on Nov. 8, he sent a proposal to Gov. Frank Murkowski's chief of...
Palin jousts with Biden

...Biden it was that he lacked discipline. Palin disputed that, saying her experience as a mayor, business owner, oil and gas regulator and then as governor of a major oil producing state would be put to good use, but was unwilling to acknowledge...


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