Leftwing progressive organization, Land Stewardship Project bussed in activists from rural Minnesota to lobby for a “temporary moratorium” (read: 30 year moratorium that will never go away) on silica sand mining in the state, a direct attack on the natural gas industry. The silica sand has been used for decades in hydraulic fracturing – also [...]
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Hydraulic fracturing in Minnesota is about to take another big hit as environmental activists bus in from around the state to descend on the Capitol in St. Paul. A joint hearing of energy committess in the Minnesota House and Senate is expected to discuss a 30 year moratorium on silica sand mining on Tuesday, February [...]
North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue on Sunday vetoed legislation that would have opened the door to shale gas exploration in that state. For the second time in the last two years, Governor Purdue has stalled efforts by the Republican-led legislature to foster gas exploration in the tarheel state. In a message about the veto, Perdue [...]
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2011 – The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the U.S. Commerce Department released their a report that demonstrates a slowing global and U.S. economy. The report annouces that “October exports of $179.2 billion and imports of $222.6 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $43.5 billion, down from $44.2 billion [...]
It didn’t pass the wife test and she keeps hoping Rick’s going to come out with something to change the game. For her – this wasn’t it. It’s a position ad and one that only talks about one thing – energy jobs. The challenge may be that while this helps Texas and the Gulf coast [...]
IRVING, Texas, June 14, 2011 — Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas, announced that it has spud the Breitling-Sandy Run #1 prospect in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana on June 12, 2011. The Breitling-Sandy Run #1 is a 3800′ well and is targeting Miocene Sands which showed [...]