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Bakken Oil Business Journal

Hydralic Fracturing; Cut Carbon Emissions More Thank All the World’s Wind and Solar – August/September 2014 Interview with Chris Faulkner. (more)

The Drill

Infrastructure is the key to meeting the EPA carbon emissions target – July 30, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency wants to cut carbon emissions from the power sector 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. On the face of it, this is good news for the natural gas industry, since natural gas produces half as […]

Los Angeles Register

Chris Faulkner: Debunking fracking myths – July 21, 2014 New York’s highest court just dealt a blow to the economy and the environment. In a sweeping decision, the court ruled that cities and towns can legally prohibit hydraulic fracturing, the decades-old method for extracting buried energy. (more)

The Texas Tribune

Denton Council Punts Fracking Ban Proposal To Voters – July 16, 2014 Voters will decide whether this North Texas college town will become the state’s first city to ban hydraulic fracturing. (more)

Looking for the Next Oil Boom?  Follow the Tech. – July 14, 2014 Much larger than Eagle Ford and once thought to have reached peak production, new technology has brought us full circle back to the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico, where the recent shift to horizontal well drilling has rendered this play […]