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Southwestern Energy Enters Niobrara

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

“We are very excited about our entry into this emerging liquids-rich resource play,” stated Steve Mueller, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southwestern Energy. “This acreage position covers a substantial area in the Sand Wash Basin

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How U.S. Energy Boom Changes America’s Place in the World

[ 0 ] February 11, 2014

New report sees America’s energy riches upending the geopolitical order By Denver Nicks It wasn’t even five years ago that Iran reelected hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a disputed presidential election, openly admitted it was building a uranium enrichment facility and brazenly test-fired missiles capable of hitting targets in Israel. Fast-forward to today: A more conciliatory [...]

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U.S. Chamber’s Energy Institute Unveils Comprehensive New Energy Works for Nation

[ 0 ] January 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy today unveiled its comprehensive new Energy Works for US platform that reflects the new reality of America’s energy revolution. Energy Works for US consists of 64 specific, actionable recommendations in nine key areas. The plan will form the basis for the Chamber’s energy advocacy across [...]

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Energy Sector Continues to Tilt Toward Domestic Shale Plays

[ 0 ] January 10, 2014

Advances in fracturing chemicals have spurred an ongoing shift toward shale within the U.S. energy industry. Fitch Ratings recently released a market analysis highlighting this trend. The firm examined several new developments in the sector that underscore the extent to which companies have become focused on shale plays in North America and are curtailing their [...]

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New Oil Boom Lurks in Denver-Julesburg Basin

[ 0 ] December 15, 2013

“We are still finding out how big this is going to be,” said Dan Kelly, vice president at Noble Energy, the basin’s largest operator. ” The opportunity is there.”

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Beefy Slurry Pumps Make Clean Work of Spent Drilling Mud

[ 0 ] December 11, 2013

Until recently, drilling rig operators had typically used cast-iron wastewater submersible pumps to move the spent drilling mud in and out of the reserve pits – but with very high failure rates.

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New Database Charts Oil, Gas Water Quality Regulations

[ 0 ] December 11, 2013

The Oil & Gas – Water Quality database project is led by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Intermountain Oil and Gas Best Management Practices (BMP) Project in partnership with Temple University’s Public Health Law Research program and its LawAtlas.org website.

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