Blogger's Corner - Fracking News

25 Jul, 2017
Oil rose as Saudi Arabia promised deep cuts to crude exports next month while the U.S. shale boom showed signs of slowing.
24 Jul, 2017
A day after Secretary of Energy Rick Perry toured a coal-fired power plant in northern West Virginia, he sat down with the Washington Examiner at…
11 Jul, 2017
This week, President Trump is scheduled to talk extensively about U.S. energy policy and the administration’s push for “energy dominance.” This comes at a time…
02 Jun, 2017
OPEC's decision in late 2014 to pump oil at high levels launched a devastating price war. It sent oil prices to 13-year lows, dealing a…
27 Apr, 2017
Fox News Aricale A major anti-fracking argument by environmentalists may not have the facts to back it up, according to a new study conducted by…
28 Mar, 2017
U.S. shale oil production in April was set for its biggest monthly increase since October as output in the Permian Basin, America's fastest growing shale…
07 Mar, 2017
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Benchmark Brent gained while U.S. crude eased slightly on Monday, after the market pushed higher early in the day on reports…
07 Mar, 2017
The next time some NIMBY asks you why you should be allowed to permit a new quarry, you can now give them a one-word answer:…
15 Dec, 2016
Americans could be forgiven for thinking fracking poses an inherent threat to groundwater. The anti-fossil fuel “Keep It in the Ground” movement has waged a…
07 Dec, 2016
U.S. drillers have the ability to double the country's oil production to 20 million barrels a day, but doing so too soon would tank oil…
18 Nov, 2016
A vast field of shale rock in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels of oil, making it the largest source of shale oil the…
07 Nov, 2016
"Support for Fracking in the U.K. gaining support among trade unions." The main steelworkers' union has backed plans for fracking in the UK.
11 Oct, 2016
The energy revolution known as hydraulic fracturing ‎is going global. The United Kingdom recently approved a project in England.
15 Aug, 2016
EOG Resources planned fracking will revise its plans upward by 30 percent in 2016, despite the price of oil falling below the US$40 per barrel…
05 Aug, 2016
Opec’s worst fears are coming true. Twenty months after Saudi Arabia took the fateful decision to flood world markets with oil, it has still failed…
15 Jul, 2016
The US holds more oil reserves than Saudi Arabia and Russia, the first time it has surpassed those held by the world's biggest exporting nations,…
01 Jul, 2016
Members of Congress, gas companies, news organization, drilling opponents: They've all made bold claims about hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and the U.S. supply of underground natural…
14 Jun, 2016
The rapid development of frac sand mining in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and especially Wisconsin led many people living near mines and processing plants to become…
20 May, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy published data last week with some amazing revelations — so amazing that most Americans will find them hard to believe.…
25 Apr, 2016
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Bernie Sanders, campaigning across New York State on Monday, called for a nationwide ban on fracking and pointedly criticized Hillary Clinton for…
29 Mar, 2016
Some politicians and environmental activists have been quick to call for blanket bans on hydraulic fracturing under claims that the process is poisoning America’s drinking…
11 Mar, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s promise during a debate Sunday to aggressively regulate fracking deepens the divide between Republican and Democratic presidential candidates on oil and gas development
01 Mar, 2016
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For leading U.S. shale oil producers, $40 is the new $70. Less than a year ago major shale firms were saying…
24 Feb, 2016
A new study by Oren Cass, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, finds despite massive subsidies and state mandates, renewable energy sources remain a small…
11 Feb, 2016
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — A major study of the potential health effects of industrial sand mining in western Wisconsin concludes the industry is unlikely to…
11 Feb, 2016
Two recent reports on Ohio’s wastewater injection well program discredit chronic allegations by opponents of hydraulic fracturing. These include claims that the creation of such…
02 Feb, 2016
Fairmount Santrol recently completed a study of crystalline silica concentrations in the ambient air in the Menomonie community. The study found that the PM 4…
27 Jan, 2016
How low can oil prices go? When pundits start competing to predict where the barrel will hit bottom, you know that a rebound is inevitable.…
09 Jun, 2015

Fracking Wastewater Management

By Pattison Sand Company
Water used in the hydraulic fracturing process is usually managed and disposed of in one of three ways: 1) injected in permitted disposal wells in…
08 Jun, 2015
HOUSTON — Texas is producing about 36 percent of the country’s crude oil — three times more than any other state, according to the latest…
09 Jun, 2015
Scientist behind the Gaia hypothesis says environment movement does not pay enough attention to facts and he was too certain in the past about rising…
09 Jun, 2015

US energy independence

By Pattison Sand Company
Now this once-sleepy chunk of north-central Pennsylvania is a star on the map of an emerging national energy rush. Six hotels are new or being…
08 Jun, 2015
The practice of fracking as a means of sourcing natural gas deposits may polarize opinion across the country, but an engineering research study in Texas…
08 Jun, 2015
In 1909, the man who coined the term “Conservation Ethic,” U.S. Forest Service Chief Gifford Pinchot, engaged in a very public row with then U.S.…
24 May, 2015
Unbeknownst to many, Wisconsin has played a key role in driving down prices at the gas pump thanks to its abundance of “frac sand,” a…

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