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Full Title: "Fracking" in the American Mind Author(s): Chris Clarke, Hilary Boudet, Dylan Bugden   Publisher(s): George Mason University, Yale University Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report is based on findings from a nationally represented survey...
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Full Title: 2016 Shale Gas Reality Check Author(s): J. David Hughes Publisher(s): Post Carbon Institute Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): U.S. gas production was thought to be in permanent decline as recently as...
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Full Title: A Fair Share: The Case for Updating Oil and Gas Royalties on Our Public Lands Author(s): Center for Western Priorities Publisher(s): Center for Western Priorities Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Antiquated federal...
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Full Title: A Geologic Play Book for Utica Shale Appalachian Basin Exploration Author(s): Appalachian Oil and Gas Consortium at West Virginia University Publisher(s): Appalachian Oil and Gas Consortium at West Virginia University Publication...
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Full Title: A Retrospective Review of Shale Gas Development in the United States Author(s): Zhongmin Wang and Alan Krupnick Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This is the first academic...
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Full Title: Addendum to Environmental Review Documents Concerning Exports of Natural Gas from the United States Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The purpose of this Addendum is...
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Full Title: Addressing the Environmental Risks from Shale Gas Development Author(s): Mark Zoback et all Publisher(s): WorldWatch Institute Publication Date: 7/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The rapid development of shale gas resources in the past few years has...
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Full Title: Alaska’s Oil Investment Tax Structure Establishing a Competitive Alaska Author(s): Joe Beedle and Cheryl Frasca Publisher(s): Commonwealth North Publication Date: 3/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Alaska needs to have policies in place that result in increased oil...
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Full Title: America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil and Gas Revolution and the US Economy Author(s): IHS Publisher(s): IHS Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report offers an independent assessment of the importance of unconventional oil and...
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Full Title:  American Law and Jurisprudence on Fracing- 2011 Author(s): Thomas E. Kurth, Michael J. Mazzone, Mary S. Mendoza, Chris S. Kulander Publisher(s):  Hayes and Boone, LLP Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description: This report first covers...
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Full Title: An Introduction to North Dakota’s Shale Oil Author(s): Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc Publisher(s): Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc Publication Date: 8/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This is the first of several EPRINC reports which will address...
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Full Title: An Overview of Modern Shale Gas Development in the United States Author(s): J. Daniel Arthur et all.  Publisher(s): ALL Consulting Publication Date: 1/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This paper responds to these needs by describing...
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Full Title: An Overview of Unconventional Oil and  Natural Gas: Resources and Federal Actions Author(s): Michael Ratner and Mary Tiemann Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The United States has seen a...
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Full Title: An Overview of Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas: Resources and Federal Actions Author(s): Michael Ratner and Mary Tiemann Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The United States...
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Full Title: Assessing the Real and Perceived Consequences of Shale Gas Development Author(s): Energy Institute, UT Austin Publisher(s): Energy Institute, UT Austin Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: For this study, the energy Institute assembled an interdisciplinary team...
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Full Title: Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas on Drinking Water Resources (Executive Summary) Author(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Bakken Shale Author(s): Marathon Oil Corporation Publisher(s): Marathon Oil Corporation Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This article serves as a fact sheet about the Bakken shale play in North Dakota.
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Full Title: Barnett Shale Fact Sheet Author(s): IER Publisher(s): IER  Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This Fact Sheet provides information on the geological background and the Economic Impacts of the Barnett Shale.
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Full Title: Big-Money Courts Decide Fate of Local Fracking Rules Author(s): Billy Corriher Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Through campaign contributions and support for pre-emption laws, oil and...
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Full Title: Booming Shale Gas Production Drives Texas Petrochemical Surge Author(s): Jesse Thompson Publisher(s): Southwest Economy Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Advances in the exploration of shale, the source rock from which oil and gas have seeped for...
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Full Title: Breaking All the Rules: The Crisis in Oil & Gas Regulatory Enforcement: States are Betraying the Public by Failing to Enforce Oil and Gas Development Rules Author(s): Earthworks Publisher(s): Earthworks Publication...
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Full Title: Business Impact of Proposed Changes to Well Completion Regulations Author(s): Phillip K. Verleger Publisher(s): Peterson Institute for International Economics Publication Date: 2/2012 Language: English Length: 13 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): As per your request, we have examined the impact...
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Full Title: California's Fracking Fluids: The Chemical Recipe Author(s): Tasha Stoiber, Bill Walker, and Bill Allayaud Publisher(s): Environmental Working Group Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The fluids used in hydraulic fracturing of oil...
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Some oppose shale gas because it is a fossil fuel, a source of carbon dioxide. Some are concerned by accounts of the fresh water it needs, by flaming faucets, by...
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The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1976 requires the safe disposal of solid waste and hazardous materials.  In 1980, RCRA was amended to exempt waste from the production...
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Full Title: Composition Variety Complicates Processing Plans for US Shale Gas Author(s): Keith Bullin et all. Publisher(s): Bryan Research and Engineering Publication Date: 10/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This article reviews which gas processing technologies are appropriate for the...
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Full Title: Considering Shale Gas Extraction in North Carolina: Lessons From Other States Author(s): Sarah K. Adair et all. Publisher(s): Duke Law Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This article does not take a position on the...
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Full Title:  Continuing Partisan Divide in Views of Global Warming: Keystone XL Pipeline Draws Broad Support Author(s):  Pew Research Center Publisher(s):  Pew Research Center Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report outlines the results...
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Full Title: Controlling methane emissions in the oil and gas sector Author(s): Investor Group on Climate Change Publisher(s): Investor Group on Climate Change Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): IIGCC, INCR and IGCC represent nearly 200 institutional investors...
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Full Title: Cracks in the Façade Author(s): Dusty Horwitt Publisher(s):  Environmental Working Group Publication Date: 8/2011 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description: This report describes how, currently, both EPA and the Department of Energy are reviewing the environmental risks of hydraulic...
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Full Title: Disclosing the Facts: Transparency and Risk in Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Author(s): Richard Liroff, Danielle Fugere, Lucia von Reusner, and Steven Heim Publisher(s): Investor Environmental Health Network, As You Sow, Green Century Capital Management, Inc, and Boston Common Asset Management,...
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Full Title: Discovering Shale Gas: An Investor Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing Author(s): Susan Williams Publisher(s): Sustainable Investments Institute Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The economic benefits of U.S. shale gas development are substantial. The degree to which...
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Full Title: Don’t Frack PEI Author(s): Wind, Water, Sun – Energy for the Long Run Publisher(s): Wind, Water, Sun – Energy for the Long Run Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Natural gas is excluded for several reasons....
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Full Title: Drilling into Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Gas Development: A Texas and Federal Environmental Perspective Author(s): Michael Goldman Publisher(s): Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C. Publication Date: 3/2012  Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Recently, a respected energy economist stated that...
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Full Title: Drilling Productivity Report For Key Tight Oil and Shale Gas Regions Author(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Publisher(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The seven regions...
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Full Title: economic impact of the Eagle Ford Shale Author(s): Thomas Tunstall and  Javier Oyakawa Publisher(s): University of Texas at San Antonio Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This study assesses the economic impact of the...
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Last year, significant growth in natural gas production combined with low demand – due to a warm winter – caused natural gas prices to plummet below US$2 per thousand cubic...
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Full Title: Economic Impacts of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development Author(s): Alan J. Krupnick and Isabel Echarte Publisher(s): Resources For the Future Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The localized impacts of shale gas...
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Full Title: Elevated levels of diesel range organic compounds in groundwater near Marcellus gas operations are derived from surface activities Author(s): Brian D. Drollette, Kathrin Hoelzer, Nathaniel R. Warner, Thomas H....
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Full Title: Emissions from Natural Gas Production in the Barnett Shale Area and Opportunities for Cost-Effective Improvements Author(s): Al Armendariz Publisher(s): Southern Methodist University Publication Date: 1/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Natural gas production in the...
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Full Title: Energy Supply Security: Emergency Response of IEA Countries, 2014 Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The International Energy Agency (IEA) was created...
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Full Title: Energy-Water Nexus Author(s): Dan Mueller Publisher(s): Waste Management Association Publication Date: 03/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Water is a key factor in the development and utilization of energy resources. An obvious association is...
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Full Title: EPA Launches Hydraulic Fracturing Study to Investigate Health and Environmental Concerns While North Dakota Resists Regulation: Should Citizens be Concerned? Author(s): Heather Ash Publisher(s): North Dakota Law Review Energy Law Symposium Publication Date: 11/2011 Full...
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The EPA recently announced new regulations for methane emissions, taking an important first step in reducing the impact of this highly potent greenhouse gas (GHG). But the rule falls short,...
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Full Title: Examining the Impacts of Methane Leakage on Life-Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Shale and Conventional Natural Gas Author(s): Andrew Burnham and Corrie Clark Publisher(s): Air and Waste Management Association Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The development...
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Full Title: Exporting the American Renaissance: Global impacts of LNG exports from the United States Author(s): Deloitte Publisher(s): Deloitte  Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In a startling about-face, natural gas market forces reversed course over the...
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Full Title: Extracting the Facts: An Investor Guide to Disclosing Risks From Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Author(s): Richard A. Liroff Publisher(s): Investor Environmental Health Network Publication Date: 12/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Many governments and communities around the...
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Full Title: Fact-Based Regulation for Environmental Protection in Shale Gas Development Author(s): Charles G. Groat, Thomas W. Grimshaw Publisher(s): The Energy Institute Publication Date: 2/2012 Language: English Length: 144 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: Natural gas...
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Full Title: Fact-Based Regulation for Environmental Protection in Shale Gas Development Author(s): Charles G. Groat, Ph.D. and Thomas W. Grimshaw, Ph.D. Publisher(s): Energy Institute, UT Austin Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The discovery of large reserves of...
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Full Title: Flaring Up: North Dakota Natural Gas Flaring More Than Doubles in Two Years Author(s): Ryan Salmon and Andrew Logan Publisher(s): Ceres Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOCUMENT DOWNLOAD<- Description (excerpt): The tremendous growth of unconventional oil production in...
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Full Title: For Production Cuts, Oil Market Looks to OPEC, but OPEC looks toward US Shale Author(s): Robert McNally Publisher(s): Columbia SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A...
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Full Title: Fracking and Federalism Choice Author(s): Michael Burger Publisher(s): University of Pennsylvania Law Review Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: According to the author Michael Burger, “In this Response, I offer a set of constructive challenges to Professor...
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On March 20th, following a lengthy public review process, Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell unveiled new federal regulations for hydraulic fracturing on federal lands. According to the Department of Interior,...
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Full Title: Fracking the Future Author(s): Desmogblog Publisher(s): Desmogblog Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report is designed to shed light on the rapidly changing composition of the gas industry and to raise important questions about whether...
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Full Title: Fracking Wars: Federal, State and Local Conflicts over the Regulation of Natural Gas Activities Author(s): Sorell E. Negro Publisher(s): Thomson Reuters Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: With energy prices on a precipitous rise in recent years,...
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Full Title: Fracking, Legislation, and the Court Author(s): Barry Rabe Publisher(s): Brookings Institute Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The ink was barely dry on far-reaching new Pennsylvania legislation to regulate hydraulic fracking practices before a state appellate...
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Full Title: Fracking: The New Global Water Crisis Author(s): Food & Water Watch Publisher(s): Food & Water Watch Publication Date: 3/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Within the past decade, technological advances in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,”...
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Full Title: Fracking's Footprint Author(s): Madeline Fisher Publisher(s): CSA News Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Since 2004, nearly 3,000 shale gas wells have been drilled in Pennsylvania, which is still just a tiny fraction of the state’s number...
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Full Title: Fuel for Thought: Fracking and the Natural Gas Boom Author(s): Catrina Rorke Publisher(s): American Action Forum Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Natural gas is on the rise. Whereas just a few short years ago, energy companies...
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Full Title: Fugitive emissions from hydraulic fracturing: Current knowledge and policy implications Author(s): Michael Farren Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Recent innovations in drilling technology, especially staged hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”)...
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Full Title: Gas Fracking: Can we Safely Squeeze the Rocks Author(s): UNEP GEAS Publisher(s): UNEP Publication Date: 11/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Hydrological fracturing techniques have made accessible vast unconventional gas reserves. However, observed impacts on the environment and human...
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Full Title: Gasland Author(s): State of Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Publisher(s): State of Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The documentary Gasland has attracted wide attention. Among other things, it alleges...
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Full Title: GHG emissions from shale greater than conventional gas, coal or oil Author(s): R.W. Howarth Publisher(s): EU Commission Publication Date: 9/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Over a 20-year time period, the greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint of shale gas...
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Full Title: Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas: World Energy Outlook Special Report on Unconventional Gas Author(s): International Energy Agency Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 150 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Natural gas is poised...
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Full Title: HB2615: Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act Author(s): Illinois State Representatives John E. Bradley and David Reis Publisher(s): 98th General Assembly, State of Illinois Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Creates the Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing...
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Full Title: High-Rate Injection is Associated with the Increase in U.S. Mid-Continent Seismicity Author(s): M. Weingarten, J. W. Godt, B.A. Bekins, and J. L. Rubinstein Publisher(s): Science Magazine Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENTT<- Description...
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Full Title: Housing Market Impacts of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development Author(s): Alan J. Krupnick & Isabel Echarte Publisher(s): Resources For the Future Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Changes in housing prices as...
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Full Title: How Communities Can Manage Fracking Risks Author(s): Center for Science and Democracy and Consensus Building Institute Publisher(s): Center for Science and Democracy and Consensus Building Institute Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: How the Texas Natural Gas Boom Affects Health and Safety Author(s): Texas OGAP Publisher(s): Texas OGAP Publication Date: 4/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the last decade, hydraulic fracturing and other new drilling...
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Full Title: Human-Induced Earthquakes from Deep-Well Injection: A Brief Overview Author(s): Peter Folger & Mary Tiemann Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The development of unconventional oil and natural gas...
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing Author(s): Carl T. Montgomery and Michael B. Smith Publisher(s): SPE Publication Date: 12/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In 2006, SPE honored nine pioneers of the hydraulic fracturing industry as Legends of Hydraulic Fracturing. Claude E....
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing & Water Stress: Water Demand by the Numbers Author(s): Monika Freyman Publisher(s): Ceres Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This Ceres research paper analyzes escalating water demand in hydraulic fracturing operations across...
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Gas Production: Technology, Impacts, and Policy Author(s): Corrie Clark, Andrew Burnham, Christopher Harto, and Robert Horner Publisher(s): Argonne National Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Shale gas production...
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Gas Production: Technology, Impacts, and Policy Author(s): Corrie Clark, Andrew Burnham, Christopher Harto, and Robert Horner Publisher(s): Argonne National Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Hydraulic fracturing is a key technique...
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Resources: Separating the Frack from the Fiction Author(s): Heather Cooley and Kristina Donnelly Publisher(s): The Pacific Institute Publication Date: Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Natural gas has been touted...
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands: An Analysis of the Bureau of Land Management's Revised Proposed Rule Author(s): Molly Feiden, Madeline Gottlieb, Alan Krupnick &  Nathan D. Richardson Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing or ‘Fracking’: A Short Summary of Current Knowledge and Potential Environmental Impacts Author(s): Dave Healy Publisher(s): Environmental Protection Agency of Ireland Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The extraction of shale...
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing Radiological Concerns for Ohio Author(s): Melissa Belcher, M.S. and Marvin Resnikoff, Ph.D. Publisher(s): FreshWater Accountability Project Ohio Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): It is a known fact that the Marcellus and Utica shale...
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing Study: PXP Inglewood Oil Field Author(s): Cardno Entrix Publisher(s): Cardno Entrix Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Inglewood Oil Field was discovered in 1924 by Standard Oil, and encompasses an ...
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing: Selected Legal Issues Author(s): Adam Vann et all. Publisher(s): CRS Publication Date: 10/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Hydraulic fracturing is a technique used to recover oil and natural gas from underground low permeability rock formations....
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Full Title: Impacts of Unconventional Oil and Gas Booms on Public Education Author(s): Nathan Ratledge and Laura Zachary Publisher(s): Resources For the Future Publication Date: 08/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Unconventional oil and gas development...
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Full Title: Implications of North American LNG Exports for Asia’s Pricing Regime Author(s): Shahriar Fesharaki Publisher(s): Pacific Energy Summit Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This paper assesses potential exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) out of...
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Full Title: In Fracking’s Wake: New Rules are Needed to Protect Our Health and Environment from Contaminated Wastewater Author: Rebecca Hammer and Jeanne VanBriesen Publisher(s): Natural Resources Defense Council and Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 44 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This...
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Full Title: In Fracking’s Wake: New Rules are Needed to Protect Our Health and Environment from Contaminated Wastewater Author(s): Rebecca Hammer and Jeanne VanBriesen Publisher(s): NRDC Publication Date: 5/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report combines an evaluation of...
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Pennsylvania’s Act 13 of 2012 created a three-year Natural Gas Energy Development Program that will allocate $20 million in grant funds to purchase or convert vehicles to natural gas.  The...
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Full Title: Increased stray gas abundance in a subset of drinking water wells near Marcellus shale gas extraction Author(s): Robert B. Jackson, Avner Vengosh, Thomas H. Darrah, Nathaniel R. Warner, Adrian...
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Full Title: Induced Seismicity Impacts of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development Author(s): Alan J. Krupnick & Isabel Echarte Publisher(s): Resources For the Future Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report provides an overview of...
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Full Title: Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies Author(s): National Academy of Sciences Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 239 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Earthquakes attributable to human activities are called “induced seismic events” or...
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Full Title: Information on Shale Resources, Development, and Environmental and Public Health Risks Author(s): GAO Publisher(s): GAO Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This article includes (1) an overview of oil and natural gas, (2) the shale oil...
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Full Title: Injection Wells and Earthquakes: Quantifying The Risk Author(s): Energy In Depth Publisher(s): Energy In Depth Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), approximately 150,000 Class II...
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Full Title: Institutional Choices for Regulating Oil and Gas Wells Author(s): Lee Lane Publisher(s): Hudson Institute Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The FRAC Act proposals raise a broader question.  In the regulation of oil...
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According to a recently released Harvard Law School report, the website FracFocus.org “fails as a regulatory compliance tool” for energy companies developing oil and gas wells using hydraulic fracturing. FracFocus,...
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Full Title: Is Fracing a "Happy Solution" to our Energy Needs? Author(s): Richard Vodra Publisher(s): Advisor Perspectives Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Over the last few years, we have seen increasing enthusiasm – bordering on hype – over...
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Full Title: Is Fracking an Answer? To What? Author(s): Lindsey Grant Publisher(s): Negative Population Growth, Inc. Publication Date: 12/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Hydraulic fracturing (“fracking” in the popular literature; “fracing” in some technical journals) is a technique for...
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A bill, recently introduced by Illinois State Representatives John Bradley and David Reis, to regulate hydraulic fracturing in the state is attracting support from both industry and environmental groups. The...
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Full Title: Key World Energy Statistics Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Key World Energy Statistics from the IEA contains timely, clearly-presented data on the supply, transformation and consumption of all...
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Full Title: KPMG Outlook 2014 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): KPMG Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The past year has seen the energy sector continuing its climb back from the 2008 recession. In the oil and gas...
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Full Title: Leaking Profits: The U.S. Oil and Gas Industry Can Reduce Pollution, Conserve Resources, and Make Money by Preventing Methane Waste Author(s):  Vignesh Gowrishanker and Thomas Singer Publisher(s): Energy Facts NRDC Publication Date: 3/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Legal Fractures in Chemical Disclosure Laws: Why the Voluntary Chemical Disclosure Registry FracFocus Fails as a Regulatory Compliance Tool Author(s): Kate Onscnik, Margaret Holden and Alexa Shasteen Publisher(s): Harvard Law...
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Full Title: Lessons from the West: Fracking and Water Resources Author(s): Miles Hogan Publisher(s): California Environmental Law & Policy Center Publication Date: 11/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) of oil and gas wells in the United States...
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Full Title: Leveraging Natural Gas to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Recent technological advances have unleashed...
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Full Title: Life cycle greenhouse gas emissions and freshwater consumption associated with Bakken tight oil Author(s): Ian J. Laurenzia, Joule A. Bergersonb, and Kavan Motazedib Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 11/2016 Full...
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Full Title: Literature Review and Analysis of Waterless Fracturing Methods Author(s): George Moridis Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 04/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): One of the top water-energy priorities of research on the...
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Full Title: LNG Exports An Opportunity The Country Must Not Fumble Author(s): The American Oil and Gas Reporter Publisher(s): The American Oil and Gas Reporter Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For the better part of a...
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Full Title: Local Government Impacts of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development Author(s): Alan J. Krupnick, Isabel Echarte, and Lucija Muehlenbachs Publisher(s): Resources For the Future Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report reviews...
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Full Title: Mapping the Opportunities for Shale Development in Ohio Author(s): Iryna Lendel, Andrew R. Thomas, Bryan Townley, and Jeffrey C. Dick Publisher(s): Cleveland State University Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): By the...
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Full Title: Mapping urban pipeline leaks: Methane leaks across Boston Author(s): Nathan G. Phillips, Robert Ackley, Eric R. Crosson, Adrian Down, Lucy R. Hutyra, Max Brondfield, Jonathan D. Karr, Kaiguang Zhao, Robert B....
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Full Title: Marcellus Shale  Author(s): Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Publisher(s): Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Publication Date: 10/2011  Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This fact sheet provides a brief background on the Marcellus Shale in...
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Full Title: Marcellus Shale Gas Well Drilling: Regulations to Protect Water Supplies in Pennsylvania Author(s): Penn State Extension Publisher(s): Penn State Extension Publication Date: 3/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This publication summarizes the relevant components of the Oil and...
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Full Title: Measurements of Methane Emissions at Natural Gas Production Sites in the United States Author(s): David T. Allen et all Publisher(s): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 8/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This work reports...
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Full Title: Memorandum: Business Impact of Revised BLM Fracking Rule Author(s): John Dunham Publisher(s): John Dunham & Associates Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  As per your request, we have examined the impact of a proposal that...
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Full Title: Methane and the greenhouse-gas footprint of natural gas from shale formations Author(s): Robert W. Howarth, Renee Santoro and Anthony Ingraffea Publisher(s): Springer, Climate Change Publication Date: 3/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): We evaluate...
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Full Title: Methane as a Greenhouse Gas Author(s): U.S. Climate Change Science Program Publisher(s): U.S. Climate Change Science Program Publication Date: 1/2006 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane (CH4) is the primary component of natural gas and an important energy...
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Full Title: Methane contamination of drinking water accompanying gas-well drilling and hydraulic fracturing Author(s): Stephen G. Osborn et all. Publisher(s): PNAS Publication Date: 4/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Directional drilling and hydraulic-fracturing technologies are dramatically increasing natural-gas extraction. In...
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Full Title: Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Systems Author(s): Robert Howarth et all. Publisher(s): National Climate Assessment Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The past few years have seen major changes both in our understanding of the...
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Full Title: Methane Emissions from United States Natural Gas Gathering and Processing Author(s): Anthony J. Marchese, Timothy L. Vaughn, Daniel J. Zimmerle, David M. Martinez, Laurie L. Williams, Allen L. Robinson,...
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Full Title: Methane Fact Sheet Author(s): Energy Indepth Publisher(s): Energy Indepth Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane (CH4) is a chemical compound. It is the primary component of natural gas and is the most abundant organic...
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Full Title: Methane Gas & Groundwater Author(s): Wellcare Publisher(s): Wellcare Publication Date: 3/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane is the largest component of natural gas. In its natural form, methane gas is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. One natural source...
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Full Title: Methane Hydrates and the Future of Natural Gas Author(s): Carolyn Ruppell Publisher(s): Gas Hydrates Project Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For decades, gas hydrates have been discussed as a potential resource, particularly for countries with...
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Full Title: Methanol Use in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Author(s): Tarek Saba, Farrukh Mohsen, Michael Garry, Brian Murphy, and Brun Hilbert Publisher(s): Methanol Institute Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In 1999, Malcolm Pirnie (Malcolm Pirnie 1999) issued a report that provided...
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Full Title: Modern Shale Gas Development in the United States: A Primer Author(s): Ground Water Protection Council Publisher(s): ALL Consulting Publication Date: 4/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This Primer on Modern Shale Gas Development in the United States was...
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Full Title: Monitoring of Emissions from Barnett Shale Natural Gas Production Facilities for Population Exposure Assessment Author(s): Barbara Zielinska, Eric Fujita and Dave Campbell Publisher(s): Desert Research Institute Publication Date: 1/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Barnett Shale Study was...
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Hydrofracking for natural gas in shale formations has generated a heated national debate, complicating and in some cases preventing efforts to extract the resource. Critics of hydrofracking cite the process’...
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Full Title: Natural Gas Migration Problems in Western Pennsylvania Author(s): Will Durant Publisher(s): The Pittsburgh Geological Society Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): What we normally think of as “natural gas” consists mainly of methane with smaller amounts...
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Full Title: Natural Gas: Guardrails for a Potential Climate Bridge Author(s): Michael Lazarus, Kevin Tempest, Per Klevnäs, and Jan Ivar Korsbakken Publisher(s): The New Climate Economy and the Stockholm Environment Institute Publication Date:...
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Full Title: New Crudes, New Markets Author(s): Platts Publisher(s): Platts Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The US crude oil market is undergoing enormous change with production exceeding forecasted levels. The US is now the second largest...
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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), an arm of the Department of the Interior (DOI), last updated its hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) rules in 1988, before many current technologies and techniques...
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Full Title: New Tracers Identify Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids and Accidental Releases from Oil and Gas Operations Author(s): N. R. Warner, T. H. Darrah, R. B. Jackson, R. Millot, W. Kloppmann, and A. Vengosh Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Oil and Gas; Well Stimulation, Including Hydraulic Fracturing, on Federal and Indian Lands. Author: Bureau of Land Management Publisher(s): Bureau of Land Management Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 81 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The Bureau of Land Management...
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Full Title: Oil and Natural Gas Sector Hydraulically Fractured Oil Well Completions and Associated Gas during Ongoing Production Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Publication Date: 4/2014 Full...
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Full Title: Oil Production Potential of the North Dakota Bakken Author(s): James Mason Publisher(s): Oil and Gas Journal Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): North Dakota began producing oil in 1951 with production reaching 100 Mbbl/d in...
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Full Title: Oil Sands and the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund: The Definition of “Oil” and Related Issues for Congress Author(s): Jonathan L. Ramseur Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 02/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Oklahoma: A Major Player for Future Hydrocarbon Production Author(s): Bob Hugman and Harry Vidas Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This ICF white paper examines Oklahoma's large oil and...
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Full Title: Oklahoma’s Recent Earthquakes and Saltwater Disposal Author(s): F. Rall Walsh III and Mark D. Zoback Publisher(s): Science Magazine Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Over the past 5 years, parts of Oklahoma...
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Full Title: Old Story, New Threat: Fracking and the Global Land Grab Author(s): Jennifer Franco, Ana Maria Rey Martinez, Timothé Feodoroff Publisher(s): TNI Agrarian Justice Program Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper explains what is fracking,...
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Full Title: Overview of Environmental Management by Drill Cutting Re-Injection Through Hydraulic  Fracturing in Upstream Oil and Gas Industry Author(s): Mansoor Zoveidavianpoor, Ariffin Samsuri and Seyed Reza Shadizadeh Publisher(s): Intech Publication Date: 1/2012 Full...
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Full Title: Permanent Trust Funds: Funding Economic Change with Fracking Revenues Author(s): Devashree Saha and Mark Muro Publisher(s): Brookings Publication Date: 04/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The recent boom and bust of unconventional oil...
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Full Title: Potential Development of the Natural Gas Resources in the Marcellus Shale Author(s): National Park Service Publisher(s): National Park Service Publication Date: 12/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Oil and gas industry interest is increasing as this geologic formation...
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Full Title: Produced Water: Asset or Waste? Author(s): Blythe Lyons Publisher(s): Atlantic Council Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The outlook for US oil and gas production impacts the United States’ geopolitical strategy. On...
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Full Title: Public Education Impacts of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development Author(s): Laura Zachary and Nathan Ratledge Publisher(s): Resources For the Future Publication Date: 06/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report reviews the resource economics...
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Full Title: Quantifying Atmospheric Methane Emissions From the Haynesville, Fayetteville, and Northeastern Marcellus Shale Gas Production Regions Author(s): J. Peischl, T. B. Ryerson, K. C. Aikin, J. A. de Gouw, J....
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The lack of alternative energy sources to fuel our vehicles and replace expensive oil, jeopardizes U.S. national security, forces Americans to pay more at the pump, and greatly represses our...
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Full Title: Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in California: A Wastewater and Water Quality Perspective Author(s): Michael Kiparsky and Jayni Foley Hein Publisher(s): UC Berkeley School of Law Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Oil and gas producers have...
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Full Title: Remote sensing of fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas production in North American tight geologic formations Author(s): Oliver Schneising, John P. Burrows, Russell R. Dickerson, Michael Buchwitz, Maximilian Reuter, and Heinrich...
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Full Title: Replacement of Coal by Fracgas in the Production of Electric Power Author(s): Robert Ames, Anthony Corridore, Edward Hirs, and Paul MacAvoy Publisher(s): United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) &...
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Full Title: Research and Policy Recommendations for Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale-Gas Extraction Author(s): Robert B. Jackson, Brooks Rainey Pearson, Stephen G. Osborn, Nathaniel R. Warner, and Avner Vengosh Publisher(s): Union of Concerned...
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Full Title: Research and Policy Recommendations for Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale‐Gas Extraction Author(s): Robert B. Jackson, Brooks Rainey Pearson, Stephen G. Osborn, Nathaniel R. Warner, Avner Vengosh Publisher(s): Duke University Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Based on the...
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Full Title: Review of Emerging Resources: U.S. Shale Gas and Shale Oil Plays Author(s): EIA Publisher(s): EIA  Publication Date: 7/2011  Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The use of horizontal drilling in conjunction with hydraulic fracturing has greatly expanded the...
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Full Title: Review of U.S. EPA’s December 2011 Draft Report: “Investigation of Ground Water Contamination near Pavillion, Wyoming” Author: Harvey A. Cohen, F. Bryan Grigsby, Brad A. Bessinger, James J. McAteer, Jr.,  and Fred Baldassare, Publisher(s): S.S.Papadopulos&Associates,Inc. Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 98 pages,...
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Full Title: Rising Risk: Improving Methane Disclosure in the Oil and Gas Industry Author(s): Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Publisher(s): Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Publication Date: 1/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane, the primary component of...
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Full Title: Shale 2.0 Technology and the Coming Big-Data Revolution in America’s Shale Oil Fields Author(s): Mark P. Mills Publisher(s): The Manhattan Institute Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): With petroleum prices down 50...
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Full Title: Shale Gas Author(s): Schlumberger Publisher(s): Schlumberger Publication Date: 1/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Tight gas, coal bed methane, and shale gas are tough plays—no doubt about it. But focused expertise and technologies from Schlumberger are helping transform these...
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Full Title: Shale Gas: New Opportunities, New Challenges Author(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 1/2012 Language: English Length: 26 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Reaping the full economic and environmental...
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Full Title: Shale Gas: Reshaping the US Chemicals Industry Author(s): PwC Publisher(s): PwC Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In a recent PwC report on the potential impact of shale gas on US manufacturing, it...
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Full Title: Shale Gas: The Facts about the Environmental Concerns Author(s): International Gas Union Publisher(s): International Gas Union Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Hydraulic fracturing is a technique used to access natural gas deep underground in shale formations....
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Full Title: Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): North Sea Brent crude oil spot prices fell by more than 15% in November, declining...
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Full Title: Should Fracking Stop? Author(s): Terry Engelder Publisher(s): Macmillan Publishers Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This article examines the pros and cons of fracking. Extracting gas from shale increases the availability of this resource, but the health...
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Full Title: Should the United States Export Natural Gas? Author(s): US Energy Development Corporation Publisher(s): US Energy Development Corporation  Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Thanks to technological advancements such as horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, the...
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Full Title: Silicosis and Fracking Author(s): Michigan State University Publisher(s): Michigan State University Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Fracking is the popular term for the process of hydraulic fracturing which has markedly increased the production of natural...
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Full Title: Social License to Drill Author(s): Mary Ellen Kustin and Kate Kell Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 07/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In April, Maryland became the second state after New York...
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Full Title: Study of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on Drinking Water Resources Author(s): US Environmental Protection Agency Publisher(s): US Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Vast reserves of natural gas that are commercially...
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Full Title: Summary and Analysis of API and ANGA Survey Responses Author(s): American Petroleum Institute Publisher(s): American Petroleum Institute Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This document presents the updated results from a collaborative effort among members of...
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Full Title: Tackling Fracking Using a Human Rights Lens Author(s): Lauren Davis Publisher(s): International Human Rights Funders Group Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): It didn’t take long to realize that hydraulic fracturing might have some serious impacts...
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Full Title: The Controversy over US Coal and Natural Gas Exports Publisher(s): RFF Author(s): Joel Darmstadter Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In international trade, a gap between theory and practice has always existed. Theory stresses, as an...
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Full Title: The Cost of Fracking: The Price Tag of Dirty Drilling's Environmental Damage Author(s): Tony Dutzik, Elizabeth Ridlington and John Rumpler Publisher(s): Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: The Costs of Fracking Author(s): Tony Dutzik, Elizabeth Ridlington, and John Rumpler Publisher(s): Penn Environment Research and Policy Center Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Over the past decade, the oil and gas industry has fused...
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Full Title: The Economic Consequences of Marcellus Shale Gas Extraction: Key Issues Author(s): Susan Christopherson Publisher(s): Cornell University Publication Date: 9/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Our research focused on Pennsylvania, where Marcellus HVHF drilling has already begun, and...
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Full Title: The Economic Impacts of the Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Play: An Update Author(s): Timothy J. Considine, Ph.D. et all Publisher(s): Penn State Publication Date: 5/2010  Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Natural gas development stimulates the economy in...
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Full Title: The Economics of Shale Gas Development Author(s): Charles F. Mason, Lucija A. Muehlenbachs, and Sheila M. Olmstead Publisher(s): Resources for the Future (RFF) Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the...
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Full Title: The feedstock curve: novel fuel resources, environmental conservation, the force of economics and the renewed east–west power struggle Author(s): Oliver R. Inderwildi, Fabian Siegrist, Robert Duane Dickson, Andrew J....
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Full Title: The Fracking Debate: A Policymaker's Guide Author(s): Jacquelyn Pless Publisher(s): National Conference of State Legislatures Publication Date: 4/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Concerns about hydraulic fracturing are behind many states’ reluctance to tap the economic benefits created...
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Full Title: The Fracking Industry and Its Potential Impact on the Illinois Economy Author(s): Dave Bieneman Publisher(s): Illinois Department of Employment Security Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Technological advances have changed the future of the oil and...
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Full Title: The Fuss Over Fracking An Examination of the Insurance Issues Associated with Hydro-Fracking Author(s): Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton White Publisher(s): Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton White Publication Date: 8/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Hydraulic...
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Full Title: The Future of Coal versus Gas Competition Author(s): Mark Repsher, Jamie Heller, Charlie Mann, & Trygve Gaalaas Publisher(s): PA Consulting Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Low natural gas prices were primarily...
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Full Title:  The Future of Fracking Author(s): Environmental Health Perspectives Publisher(s): Environmental Health Perspectives Publication Date:7/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Natural gas is lauded as a cleaner-burning fuel than either coal or oil, but getting the fuel out...
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Note: Synopsis drawn from report's executive summary. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. The Future of Natural Gas: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study By the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative Natural...
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Full Title: The Geopolitical Implications of U.S. Natural Gas Exports Author(s): Nick Cunningham Publisher(s): American Security Project Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) to American allies can improve their energy security, erode...
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Full Title: The Green Side of Fracking Author(s): Josiah Neeley Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Originally patented in 1949, hydraulic fracturing – known colloquially as “fracking” – is a...
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Full Title: The Implications of Lower Oil Prices for the US Economy Amid the Shale Boom Author(s): Jason Bordoff and James Stock Publisher(s): Columbia SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy Publication Date: 12/2014 Full...
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Full Title: The Natural Gas Gamble: A Risky Bet on America's Clean Energy Future Author(s): Jeff Deyette, Steven Clemmer, Rachel Cleetus, Sandra Sattler, Alison Bailie, and Megan Rising Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication...
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Full Title: The Politics of “Fracking”: Regulating Natural Gas Drilling Practices in Colorado and Texas Author(s): Charles Davis Publisher(s): Colorado State University Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper focuses on the politics of regulating natural gas fracking...
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Full Title: The Potential Impact of North American LNG Exports Author(s): James Henderson Publisher(s): Oxford Energy Institute Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper by James Henderson focuses on future North American LNG exports which, while subject to...
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Full Title: The Shale Gas Shock Author(s): Matt Ridley Publisher(s): The Global Warming Policy Foundation Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Shale gas is proving to be an abundant new source of energy in the United States. Because...
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Full Title: The Truth About Fracking Author(s): Chris Mooney Publisher(s): Scientific American Publication Date: 11/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The article discusses hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, a method used to harvest natural gas from shale layers, and...
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If climate change is considered a real concern by most government officials, why are policy makers and politicians not acting to keep reliably operational nuclear plants from being prematurely shutdown?...
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"Our National Energy Policy: Post-Election Prospects and Challenges" December 14th, 2012 National Press Club, Washington, DC See below for an abridged version of the transcript and a full video recording of the event....
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Full Title: Trends in Natural Gas Production, Consumption, and Prices Author(s): Committee on Energy and Commerce Publisher(s): Committee on Energy and Commerce Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: A decade ago, experts predicted that the United States would...
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Full Title: U.S. Natural Gas Exports: New Opportunities, Uncertain Outcomes Author(s): Michael Ratner et all Publisher(s): CRS Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The possibility of a significant increase in U.S. natural gas exports will factor into...
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Full Title: U.S. Natural Gas Exports: New Opportunities, Uncertain Outcomes Author(s): Michael Ratner et all Publisher(s): CRS Publication Date: 9/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): What effect exporting natural gas will have on U.S. prices is a central question in...
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Full Title: U.S. Shale Gas Author(s): Halliburton  Publisher(s):  Halliburton Publication Date: 1/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Current increasing demand and lagging supply mean high prices for both oil and gas, making exploitation of North American unconventional gas plays...
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Full Title: University of Texas Study Underestimates National Methane Emissions at Natural Gas Production Sites Due to Instrument Sensor Failure Author(s): Touché Howard Publisher(s): Energy Science and Engineering Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: US LNG exports driven by demand Author(s): Workng Group I, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Publisher(s): Ernst & Young Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Global liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand has risen an estimated 7.6%...
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Full Title: US Manufacturing and LNG Exports: Economic Contributions to the US Economy and Impacts on US Natural Gas Prices Author(s): Ken Ditzel, Jeff Plewes, Bob Broxson Publisher(s): Charles River Associates Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: A manufacturing...
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Full Title: Venting and leaking of methane from shale gas development: response to Cathles et al. Author(s): Robert W. Howarth & Renee Santoro & Anthony Ingraffea Publisher(s): Climate Change Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In April 2011,...
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Full Title: Waste Not: Common Sense Ways to Reduce Methane Pollution from the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Author(s): David McCabe, Ph.D.,Meleah Geertsma, Nathan Matthews, Lesley Fleischman, and Darin Schroeder Publisher(s): Clean...
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Full Title: Water In The Energy Sector: Reducing freshwater use in hydraulic fracturing and thermoelectric power plant cooling Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Publication Date: 09/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Water Use for Shale-Gas Production in Texas, U.S. Author(s): Jean-Philippe Nicot and Bridget R. Scanlon Publisher(s): UT Austin Publication Date: 3/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The objective of this study was to quantify net water use (water...
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Full Title: Water Withdrawals for Development of Marcellus Shale Gas in Pennsylvania Author(s): Penn State Publisher(s): Penn State  Publication Date: 1/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The information presented here is subject to rapid change due to the fast-paced, evolving...
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Full Title: Waterless Fracking: A Clean Substitute Author(s): Nathan Janiczek Publisher(s): University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, has become a source of much controversy...
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Full Title: Well Played Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): EOG Resources Inc. Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Well Played theme focuses attention both on EOG's success in capturing the best position in the best shale...
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Full Title: What if... Hydraulic Fracking was Banned? Author(s): U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for 21st Century Energy Publication Date: 11/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This paper marks the fourth in a series of...
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The boom in oil and gas production in the United States has largely been heralded as a strong economic stimulus for the economy. For example, in an August 2013 interview,...
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Full Title: Where the Shale Gas Revolution Came From Author(s): Breakthrough Institute Publisher(s): Breakthrough Institute Publication Date: 5/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The shale boom has expanded domestic energy production, pushed down wholesale electricity prices to record lows,...
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Full Title: Where the Shale Gas Revolution Came From: Government's Role in the Development of Hydraulic Fracturing in Shale Author(s): Alex Trembath, Jesse Jenkins, Ted Nordhaus, and Michael Shellenberger Publisher(s): The Breakthrough Institute Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 13 pages, PDF Full...
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Full Title: WHIMBY (What’s Happening in My Backyard?): A Community Risk-Benefit Matrix of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development Author(s): Alan J. Krupnick, Isabel Echarte, Laura Zachary, and Daniel Raimi Publisher(s): Resources For...
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Full Title: Who Needs a Fracking Education? the Educational Response to Low-Skill Biased Technological Change Author(s): Elizabeth U. Cascio and Ayushi Narayan Publisher(s): National Bureau of Economic Research Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Who Pays the Cost of Fracking? Author(s): Tony Dutzik, Benjamin Davis and Tom Van Heeke Publisher(s): Environment America Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): To the extent that this dirty drilling is allowed to continue, policymakers...
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Full Title: Why Every Serious Environmentalist Should Favour Fracking Author(s): Richard A. Muller and Elizabeth A. Muller Publisher(s): Center for Policy Studies Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Environmentalists who oppose the development of shale gas...
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Full Title: Why Fracking Won’t Bring Back the Factories (Yet) Author(s): Chad Bown and Michele Denevers and Ann Harrison Publisher(s): Wharton Public Policy Initiative Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Since last fall, President Obama has repeatedly declared...
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Full Title: Will LNG Exports Benefit the United States Economy? Author(s): Elizabeth A. Stanton et all. Publisher(s): Synapse Energy Economics Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): DOE is considering whether large scale exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG)...
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Thanks to breakthroughs in seismic imaging, horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, the US in 2012 reduced its reliance on much dirtier coal by shifting to gas-fired power plants. This trend...
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