University of Oklahoma researchers are developing a new simulator for shale gas reservoirs that will provide oil and gas companies with an essential tool for managing production and choosing drilling locations to lower costs and increase production.
The complaint alleges that the property values for homes owned by nine families have been reduced and the families' health has been jeopardized.
The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Pennsylvania General Energy Co. $28,960 for the illegal discharge of Airfoam HD, a surfactant, into Pine Creek in Lycoming County last March.
EPA submitted its draft study plan on hydraulic fracturing for review to the agency’s Science Advisory Board, a group of independent scientists.
Is hydraulic fracturing the holy grail of energy independence or a groundwater nightmare in the making?
- By Keith Hall
- Dec 20, 2010