Saturday, October 25, 2014
A bill requiring unconventional well owners to provide monthly production reports is a step closer to coming into effect
Oil prices have fallen to $82.75 per barrel, but shale drilling continues at a steady pace.
Word of the Week
Hydraulic Fracturing or Fracking
Usually shortened to ‘fracking’, the process of using high pressured fluid containing water, sand and chemicals into sub-surface rock formations. The fluid fractures the rocks, improving the flow of natural gas into the well bore. Early attempts at injecting fluids into wells began in the 1860s, but early attempts at fracking didn’t occur until 1947. The fracking process of today began in 1999.
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
There are several types of pipelines being constructed, including collection lines, intrastate lines and interstate lines.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Before signing an easement, landowners should know the impact of a pipeline crossing through their property.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
In the oil and gas industry, condensates aren’t defined separately from natural gas liquids.
Pennsylvania senators have proposed an impact fee for pipelines that cross the state.
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