Post Tagged with: "Frac ban"

Rystad Energy: potential US fraccing ban would have little immediate impact on nationwide oil and gas production

Rystad Energy: potential US fraccing ban would have little immediate impact on nationwide oil and gas production


From a valuation perspective, a fraccing ban would theoretically affect the full acreage potential and hence negatively impact the total portfolio value for some E&Ps. Rystad Energy research indicates that as much as US$36.5 billion in upstream asset
Premier Reaffirms South Australia’s Partial Frac Ban

Premier Reaffirms South Australia’s Partial Frac Ban

From News.Au

South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has reaffirmed his state’s partial ban on fracking to a gathering of oil and gas industry chiefs.

The partial ban on fracking in South Australia will remain, with Premier Steven Marshall telling energy …

Limiting Shale Development: Virginia County Creates 40-Acre Resource Extraction Districts, Imposes Strict Frac Regulations

Limiting Shale Development: Virginia County Creates 40-Acre Resource Extraction Districts, Imposes Strict Frac Regulations

County Board of Supervisors put in strong zoning restrictions before looking into imposing an all-out frac ban

From Fredricksburg.com/The Free Lance-Star

Westmoreland County, Va. – Moments after the Westmoreland Board of Supervisors passed amendments Monday night to strictly limit …

December 13, 2017 - 12:04 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Law, Regulatory
Source: University of Colorado

Drilling the Western Side of the Wattenberg: Boulder County Commissioners Ask State to Deny Drilling Permits to Extraction Oil & Gas Subsidiary

This week, the Boulder County Commissioners told its residents that 8 North LLC, a subsidiary of Extraction Oil and Gas, LLC had applied with the State of Colorado for permits to drill a 1,280-acre area at the far eastern edge …

In this Sept. 4, 2013 photo, One World Trade Center rises above the lower Manhattan skyline in New York. Twelve years after terrorists destroyed the old World Trade Center, the new World Trade Center is becoming a reality, with a museum commemorating the attacks and two office towers where thousands of people will work set to open within the next year. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

New York Banned Fracing but Spends $95 Million for Natural Gas Powered Buses

North American bus manufacturing giant New Flyer Industries Inc. (ticker: NFI), announced on Monday that it contracted with New York City Transit Authority (NYCT) to deliver 110 heavy-duty 60-foot articulated buses—fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG).

The state-funded contract, a …

Hearing Feb. 22: Bill Requires Colo. Cities that Impose Frac Bans to Pay Operators, Lessees, Royalty Owners for Losses

Hearing Feb. 22: Bill Requires Colo. Cities that Impose Frac Bans to Pay Operators, Lessees, Royalty Owners for Losses

 

Important hearing for HB 17-1124 at Colorado State Capitol — Feb. 22

Legislators in Denver have proposed a bill that would require a local government that interferes with oil and gas operations in Colorado to compensate oil and gas …

Colorado’s City and County of Broomfield Seeks Frac Moratorium–Again: Council Puts off Decision

Colorado’s City and County of Broomfield Seeks Frac Moratorium–Again: Council Puts off Decision

Extraction Oil & Gas’s proposed drilling program spurred citizen action and reaction by Broomfield council

On Jan. 10, 2017, the City and County of Broomfield, Colorado, held a public hearing on its proposed ordinance No. 2038 which calls for imposing …

Colorado Could Lose $14.5 Billion, 104,000 Jobs and Suffer Reduced GDP if Ballot Initiative 78 Passes – UPDATE

Colorado Could Lose $14.5 Billion, 104,000 Jobs and Suffer Reduced GDP if Ballot Initiative 78 Passes – UPDATE

Aug. 8 deadline looms

Ballot proposal 78 could reduce the surface area available for drilling in Colorado by 90%: COGCC report

While the economic impacts would not likely put the state into a recession, they would reduce the state’s GDP

Source: TAQA

Dutch Government Bans Hydraulic Fracturing for Five Years

Exploration wells to be allowed with permission from the government

Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp announced that the government will impose a ban on hydraulic fracturing until 2020. “No commercial exploration or extraction of shale gas will take …

Wyoming Judge Temporarily Halts New BLM Regulations in Four States

Wyoming Judge Temporarily Halts New BLM Regulations in Four States

BLM head Sally Jewell says old regulations were behind the times

U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl of Wyoming granted a request by Colorado, North Dakota, Utah and Wyoming to temporarily delay new Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulations today

while …

After Seven Years of Study, New York Formally Bans Hydraulic Fracturing

After Seven Years of Study, New York Formally Bans Hydraulic Fracturing

The decision follows the release of the DEC’s 1,448-page report on hydraulic fracturing

New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today that hydraulic fracturing would be formally banned in the state of New York.

The announcement …

Denton Considers Lifting Frac Ban

Denton Considers Lifting Frac Ban

House Bill 40 makes Denton frac ban unenforceable

Denton City Council held a meeting last night to consider its options for moving forward with the ban on hydraulic fracturing that it enacted in December of last year. The Texas …

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New Texas Law Pre-empts Local Frac Bans

HB 40 hopes to clarify limits of local control on oil and gas operations, preventing frac bans

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed legislation today designed to pre-empt local regulations on drilling activities in the state. The bill, House Bill 40

Oklahoma Senate Says No to Frac Bans

Oklahoma Senate Says No to Frac Bans

A bill that would prohibit local frac bans is expected to reach the Governor

The Oklahoma House approved a bill 64-32 that would prevent local governments from enacting bans on hydraulic fracturing. Senate Bill 809 would leave local governments with …

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate Heating Up in Michigan

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate Heating Up in Michigan

Initiatives targeting oil and gas development are becoming more and more common around the country, and Michigan is the latest state to play host to the hydraulic fracturing debate.

For the third election season in Michigan, opposition to the development …

Litigation Moving Forward to Lift Broomfield Frac Ban

Litigation Moving Forward to Lift Broomfield Frac Ban

A district court judge allows litigation to lift a Colorado frac ban to proceed

District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree has decided not to dismiss a motion from the Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA) to lift a local moratorium …

April 17, 2015 - 1:00 pm Fracing, Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Regulatory
Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force Holds Final Meeting Today Amid Protests

Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force Holds Final Meeting Today Amid Protests

Will deliver policy recommendations to Gov. Hickenlooper this week

The Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force is holding its final meeting today in order to discuss amendments to the recommendations it plans to send to Governor Hickenlooper later this week. …

February 24, 2015 - 6:07 pm Fracing, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
New York’s Southern Tier Threatens Secession over Governor’s Frac Ban

New York’s Southern Tier Threatens Secession over Governor’s Frac Ban

Southern Tier threatens to leave NY for PA: Everybody over the border has new cars, new roofs, new siding

Following a decision in December of last year to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York, several towns in New York’s …

February 24, 2015 - 1:18 pm Fracing, Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Regulatory