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Carbo Ceramics: A Long Play On U.S. Drilling

Additionally, high cost wells like deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico where ceramic proppant is a necessity … making CRR a clear long play on deepwater drilling and fracking Following the oil crash, large oil and gas companies cut capex spending …

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Trump administration to hold another big offshore drilling auction for Gulf of Mexico

The Trump administration on Friday announced it would hold a new auction for offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in August … and overshadowed by easier-to-access onshore fracking opportunities from the shale boom. Brazil and Mexico are also competing …

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California says will block crude oil from Trump offshore drilling plan

Opponents of offshore drilling have complained that Congress has passed no new safety standards since BP Plc’s Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. It took months to stop that leak, which became the largest oil spill …

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San Francisco Passes Resolution Against Offshore Drilling, Fracking

The San Francisco resolution calls for: * A ban on dangerous fracking and well stimulation in federal and state waters off the California coast; * No new federal oil and gas leases in the Pacific, Atlantic or Arctic oceans or the eastern Gulf of Mexico …

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Energy industry expected to zero in on Gulf as Trump expands offshore drilling

“Of all the areas, the eastern Gulf of Mexico is the crown jewel,” said William … Offshore energy also is being challenged by cheap and easier-to-access onshore fracking shale regions. “Offshore requires companies to tie up a lot of money and …

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Trump Just Axed A Fracking Rule And Wants To Ease Offshore Drilling Safety Requirements

The Trump administration on Friday axed controversial Obama-era environmental rules for fracking on public and tribal lands … place following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster on the Gulf Coast. The public has until January 29 to comment on the …
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Laguna Beach council votes down offshore oil, gas drilling; first Orange County city to oppose Trump plan

The resolution was supported by the Center for Biological Diversity, which has organized a series of California resolutions opposing offshore drilling and fracking … to the April 2010 BP explosion in the Gulf of Mexico and the May 2015 oil spill off …
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Extreme weather and hurricanes do not mix with offshore drilling – The Hill


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Extreme weather and hurricanes do not mix with offshore drilling
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Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are difficult reminders that people, property and infrastructure along our coast are highly vulnerable to catastrophic damage from increasingly extreme weather events. But what has not been discussed enough is how more …

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Berkeley City Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling

The Berkeley resolution calls for: A ban on new drilling, fracking, and other well stimulation in federal and state waters off the California coast, No new federal oil and gas leases in the Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic oceans and the eastern Gulf of Mexico …
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Seismic Testing: Beating Fracking Before the Drilling Starts

Before drilling companies start fracking, they need to know there’s enough gas in … and would also be required to acquire local maps for water wells, hazardous waste storage, and sewer lines. Just days after the council took action, Huntley & Huntley …
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