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Fracking in Illinois is projected to begin soon.
November 11, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

Key vote paves way for Illinois fracking

After more than a year of hammering out compromises amongst lawmakers, the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) agreed on fracking rules, which will go into effect Nov. 15, according to The Associated Press.

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Pipelines can improve natural gas efficiency.
October 30, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

Natural gas pipeline gets the green light

The Constitution Pipeline Company overcame a large hurdle on Oct. 24 after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission released it’s final ruling on the environmental impact of the proposed pipeline, according to Reuters.

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Drilling hasn't begun yet in Southern Illinois.
October 28, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Trends

Southern Illinois missing out on fracking benefits

Approval permits for fracking in Southern Illinois have not moved forward due to the delayed release of drilling rules from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, according to The Chicago Tribune.

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Reducing flaring can create more supply for customers.
October 23, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

North Dakota to flare less

North Dakota has made a commitment to lower its level of natural gas flaring to 15 percent by 2016, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Lower heating costs save money for homeowners.
October 10, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Trends

Higher natural gas production means lower heating costs this winter

The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects home heating costs to decline this winter due to increased natural gas production.

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More companies may release the fracking chemicals they use.
October 3, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Trends

Fracking company releases chemical information online

In a move to shed light on the internal workings at a frac site and gain public trust, the drilling company Baker Hughes is now making the details of its fracking chemicals available online, according The Associated Press.

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Power plants are the number one source of emissions.
October 1, 2014- Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Trends

Oil and gas emissions decline

Greenhouse gas emissions from the oil and natural gas industry dropped 1 percent in 2013, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Fracking is becoming more globalized.
September 23, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

More countries betting on fracking

German corporation Siemens bought out a Houston oil company for $7.6 billion – a move that points toward the globalization of fracking, according to The New York Times.

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Millions of people could see lower utility costs as a result of the pipelines.
September 22, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

2 new pipelines possible for New England

New England may have two new pipelines coming its way in the next few years as the Access Northeast and the Northeast Energy Direct projects are currently being planned and submitted for review to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, according to Bloomberg News.

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Safety is a vital issue in the oil and gas industry.
September 19, 2014- Equipment News - Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Innovations - Product Trends

Common safety precautions taken by fracking companies

The oil and gas industry has made technological advances in the last decade that have made the extraction and production of resources more efficient and abundant.

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