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Tim Blair: Time to get fracking and lower those emissions

Picture: John Fotiadis “That’s not just bad news for Iran. It also weakens the hand of Saudi Arabia, which has gone from jihad-encouraging frenemy to a nervous ally as it faces Iran across the Persian …

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Egdon faces joint threat of fracking moratorium, delays and low gas prices

The moratorium on fracking, along with planning delays and weak commodity prices are a challenge … and Dukes Wood (Nottinghamshire). The Widmerpool Gulf licence, PEDL201, on the …

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How fracking changed America forever

For the first time in 70 years, the U.S. is predicted to become a net energy exporter. Most of this progress can be attributed to the combination of two technologies — hydraulic fracturing and …

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Could fracking be causing earthquakes throughout the state? Curious Texas digs in.

I have noticed what seems an increased number of earthquakes. Is fracking a cause?” The short answer is “yes,” said Heather DeShon, a seismology professor at Southern Methodist University. But how …

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Margaret McGregor and Larry Barzelai: Most of us are blissfully unaware of how much fracking takes place in B.C.

It’s a long weekend and we’re returning from the Gulf Islands on the new B.C. ferry … is that the Salish Eagle’s fuel is fracked gas and that over 85 per cent of our province’s natural gas now comes …

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Fracking leaves heavy footprint in Argentina’s Patagonia

Pumpjack oil wells peck like giant birds at the ground, plumes of yellow flames flare from gas pipelines, lakes accumulate contaminated waste—Patagonia and its indigenous people are … in particular …

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Political Risk Rising: 2020 Presidential Candidates, Fracking, And Federal Lands

A broad fracking ban would be an even taller order probably requiring Congress to act … In terms of federal waters, the major production area is the Gulf of Mexico, with a small amount produced off …

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With Proposals to Allow Fracking Waste Dumping in Waterways, EPA Is Courting Disaster

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news site. We don’t survive on …

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US business group: Fracking ban would have dire consequences

That means New Mexico now stands out as a state where the real-world effects of a fracking ban would hit hard, he said … companies are trying to lock in decades of demand by building infrastructure …

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California Freezes New Fracking Permits – But All Oil Drilling Permits Still Outpace 2018

State oil and gas regulators have not issued a new permit for fracking or acidizing in California since mid-July and have slowed the overall … A halt of approvals of new oil extraction wells that …

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