U.S. Releases Initial Report on Fracking Impacts on Drinking Water WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Friday gave an early look at a long-term study on whether hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in drilling for natural gas pollutes drinking water.
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The $6 trillion global energy industry has undergone a lot of changes over its long history, from the first successful oil tanker developed by Sweden in 1878 to the first mobile steel barges for offshore drilling developed by the Texas Company in the early 1930s. But, in the modern era, hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) stands out as the single most important innovation.
EPA boosts biofuels target amid oil-and-gas industry resistance.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday raised biofuels targets for 2013 despite an ongoing legal battle with the oil-and-gas industry on the issue.
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For our drillers it is mandatory to hold a Cert IV Drilling – (Onshore Oil and Gas) and Rig Managers a Diploma in Drilling (Onshore Oil and Gas).
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AMERATEX ENERGY HOUSTON—Golden Pass Products LLC, a joint venture between Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM -0.78% and Qatar Petroleum, is asking federal authorities for permission to export large quantities of liquefied natural gas made in the U.S. from an existing terminal near the Texas-Louisiana border, an executive said Friday.
American oil and gas companies (like Ameratex Energy, etc..) alone have made a much bigger contribution toward a potential recovery than many citizens realize. The U.S. economy benefits greatly from substantial investments (over $36 billion), hiring (148,000 direct and indirect jobs), and taxes paid (over $95 billion) by oil and gas firms in 2011.
(Reuters) – Brazil’s oil and gas industry will spend $45 billion in 2012, Maria das Graças Foster, chief executive of state-led Petrobras, the largest Brazilian energy company, told reporters on Monday.