Showing posts with label fracking. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fracking. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Shale-rich Oklahoma still facing seismic test

Shale-rich Oklahoma still facing seismic test
Shale-rich Oklahoma recorded a minor tremor early Wednesday, highlighting state struggles to address geological concerns in its energy sector.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Trump administration sued for allowing ‘unlimited’ dumping of fracking waste into Gulf of Mexico

Gulf of Mexico
The Trump administration is being sued by an activist organization for allegedly allowing oil companies to dump waste from fracking and drilling into the Gulf of Mexico, without considering the detrimental effect it will have on marine life.

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Oklahoma Tribe Sues Oil Companies Over Earthquake Damage

The leadership of the Pawnee Nation, a Native American tribe, on Friday filed a lawsuit against multiple Oklahoma oil companies, claiming that their operations caused a recent earthquake.

Monday, November 07, 2016

5.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes US State of Oklahoma (local time: 19:44 Depth 2 km)

The quake occurred at 7:44 p.m. local time on Sunday (00:24 on Monday GMT) at a depth of 5 kilometers (about 3 miles), USGS said.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Gaz de schiste : le "mystère" du séisme dans l'Oklahoma

Le 3 septembre, l'État d'Oklahoma, dans le sud des États-Unis, a été frappé par le plus important séisme de son histoire. Un tremblement de terre causé par l'exploitation du gaz de schiste dans la région. Une thèse crédible difficile à démontrer.

Saturday, September 03, 2016

5.6 Quake Hits Oklahoma; Ties Strongest in State History (Local time: 07:02, Depth 2 km)

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Midwestern state of Oklahoma Saturday morning that was felt throughout a large part of the central United States.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Victoria becomes first Australian state to ban controversial gas mining

Victoria will become the first Australian state to ban fracking, the controversial method of extracting coal seam gas, the state government said in a statement on Tuesday.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Fracking: Human-caused earthquakes pose threat to 7m Americans

Around 7 million people in the US live in areas at risk of damaging, human-induced earthquakes that are often linked to fracking, a report said Monday.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Largest fracking-related quake: Earthquake in Northern B.C. caused by fracking, says regulator

British Columbia's energy regulator has confirmed that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake in northeast B.C. in August of this year was caused by a nearby fracking operation.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Stanford researchers find oil drilling behind Oklahoma's earthquakes

Geophysicists with Stanford University have found a connection between the increased oil drilling in the southern US state of Oklahoma and the spike in seismic activity in the area.For over five years, a spate of earthquakes have shaken the state, turning it into the most seismically active area in the United States.

Friday, June 05, 2015

Fracking tech has no 'widespread' impacts on drinking water

A technique used to boost oil and gas production, known as hydraulic fracturing or fracking, has not led to "widespread, systemic impacts" on drinking water resources in the United States, the country's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Το Bloomberg Παραδέχεται Ευθέως πως «η Ρωσία Είχε Δίκιο: το Ευρωπαϊκό Αέριο Σχιστών Αποδείχθηκε Αποτυχία»!

Με αφοπλιστική ειλικρίνεια το αμερικανικό ειδησεογραφικό πρακτορείο Bloomberg σε πρόσφατο άρθρο του παραδέχεται πως η πολυδιαφημισμένη – από Ε.Ε. και ΗΠΑ - προσπάθεια να αναδειχθούν τα αποθέματα αερίου σχιστών (shale gas) της Γηραιάς Ηπείρου σε εναλλακτική πηγή ενέργειας σε σχέση με τις εισαγωγές αερίου από τη Ρωσία ήταν ανεπιτυχής.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Η Total Σταματά Εξόρυξη για Αέριο Σχιστών Κοντά στην Κοπεγχάγη

Η γαλλική πετρελαϊκή Total παραιτήθηκε από την άδεια για άντληση αερίου σχιστών ( shale gas) στην χερσόνησο της Ζηλανδίας στη Βόρεια Δανία, κοντά στην πρωτεύουσα της χώρας Κοπεγχάγη. Ο λόγος της παραίτησης είναι τα αποθαρρυντικά αποτελέσματα των πρώτων ερευνών.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Fracking Could Provide 140 Billion Barrels of Oil Outside North America

 A study of global untapped oil wealth, published by the US-based IHS research firm on Wednesday, shows that Russia, China, Iran and Mexico are the four countries that would benefit the most from such new extraction methods as horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

European Commission Rules Out EU Shale Gas Boom

Speaking at the opening session of the EU Energy Security Conference, Sefcovic cited Europe’s geological conditions, population density and public environmental concerns as the main obstacles preventing widespread shale gas exploration.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

China renews subsidies for shale gas exploration

China will renew subsidies on shale gas exploration as part of efforts to optimize the country's energy structure.

Monday, April 06, 2015

California Governor Defends Water Restrictions in His Drought-Stricken State

California Governor Jerry Brown is defending his decision to exempt farmers from most mandatory water restrictions, as a historic drought worsens in the far western U.S. state.

Saturday, April 04, 2015

US State of Maryland Mulls Fracking Moratorium

The upper legislature in the US state of Maryland advanced legislation on Friday that could put a two-year moratorium on fracking amid widespread opposition to the practice in the state, local media reported.

Friday, April 03, 2015

California water restrictions should cover oil companies, activists say

One day after California Gov. Jerry Brown issues the state’s first-ever mandatory water restrictions, environmental activists are calling on officials to limit the use of water by oil companies, Reuters reported.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Un terremoto en España, con epicentro en una zona con licencias para 'fracking'...

Un terremoto de 5,2 grados en la escala Richter se ha notado en el interior de la provincia de Albacete, según datos del Instituto Geográfico Nacional (su página web está caída pero informa a través de Twitter). Según datos de instituto alemán Geofon el epicentro se encuentra a siete kilómetros de la población de Ossa de Montiel, en las cercanías de las Lagunas de Ruidera, y ha tenido una profundidad de 14,8 kilómetros.

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