September 30, 2013- Industry News

Oil and gas industry employment jumped 40 percent in 5 years

The oil and gas industry has created thousands of jobs in a 5-year span and at a rate that trumps the private sector, according to Oil and Gas Journal.

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September 30, 2013- Industry News

North Dakota oil output will continue to increase, experts say

As one of the largest contiguous deposits of oil and natural gas, the Bakken shale formation has greatly contributed to the Unites States’ domestic energy production in recent years.

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September 27, 2013- Industry News

Dems voicing support for fracking

As the benefits of hydraulic fracturing become widely reported, more people are voicing their support for the popular process used in shale formations throughout the United States to explore for oil and natural gas.

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September 26, 2013- Health & Safety News - Industry News - Product Trends

BSEE grants comment period extension on proposed production safety rules

Federal regulators are extending the deadline to allow industry leaders to provide additional feedback on new proposed safety regulations for offshore production systems, according to Fuel Fix.

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September 26, 2013- Industry News

W. Va. natural gas drilling operations employing locals

Increased natural gas activity in West Virginia has contributed to a decline in the state’s unemployment.

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September 25, 2013- Health & Safety News - Industry News

Pipeline safety organization updates state regulation compendium

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) released an updated compendium of state pipeline regulations to improve worker and public safety, according to Oil and Gas Journal.

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September 24, 2013- Industry News

California focuses on fracking

California will conduct a study on hydraulic fracturing operations – the first of its kinds in the state.

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September 23, 2013- Industry News

API urges president to approve Keystone XL pipeline

The American Petroleum Institute urged President Barack Obama Sept. 19 to approve the Keystone XL pipeline on the fifth anniversary of the project being submitted to the State Department for review.

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September 20, 2013- Industry News

Natural gas vehicles projected to increase

Regions with natural gas-rich fields are taking advantage of local energy resources by providing incentives to purchase energy efficient vehicles.

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September 19, 2013- Health & Safety News

Methan​e emissions from natural gas drilling lower than previously recorded, study shows

Opposition surrounding hydraulic fracturing has centered around its perceived impact on the environment. Some fear the process of injecting a mixture of sand, water and chemicals into a well can pollute groundwater and the air.

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