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Natural Gas Power Generation Surpasses Coal in the USA

The greater emphasis on environmental issues as the damage was irrevocable and much more detrimental dramatically changed the scenario of the coal power in the country. Also at the same time came a significant and likely permanent drop in natural gas prices by the fracking revolution. Continue reading

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Shale Gas – a Blessing in Disguise or Curse to Environment?

Shale gas is a natural gas trapped beneath the earth surface within the shale formation. Shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock that gets formed from the compaction of fine sand and clay-size mineral particles. Continue reading






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Gas Drilling Under Cemeteries Raises Moral Questions

Deep inside the industrial town of Ohio is the Lowellville Cemetery, the final resting place for many local residents. But now relatives of the thousands buried at the cemetery are worried as the place is becoming a lucrative hot-spot for … Continue reading

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Ohio Suspends Well Operations After a Series of Earthquakes

After a series of earthquakes over the past year, including the 4.0 magnitude on Saturday, Ohio officials in wake of public safety have decided to suspend operations at five fluid injection wells for an indefinite period.

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PetroChina Discovers New Shale Gas Finds

PetroChina has recently discovered vast resources of shale finds in the Sichuan province of China, indicating the country’s ability to transform the world’s energy picture with this unconventional fuel resource.

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New York Times and Energy Companies lock horns over natural gas talks

Recent series of articles by The New York Times voiced skepticism on the shale natural gas boom stating that companies greatly exaggerated the amount of natural gas they could actual get out of the ground. E-mails and documents collected by … Continue reading

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