Environmental watchdogs petition DCNR to remove access fee on oil & gas well database

Environmental activists are calling on a state agency to eliminate access fees for a database containing detailed information about orphaned and abandoned oil and gas wells across the commonwealth that they believe Pennsylvania taxpayers should have access to free of charge. Oil & gas well watchdogs are asking the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural … Read more

RCMP investigating Canadian oil company ReconAfrica after complaints of alleged corruption and fraud

According to the Canadians interviewed by the RCMP, the probe seems focused on two issues: ReconAfrica’s ties to politically connected figures in Namibia and the company’s stock promotion activities.John Grobler/The Globe and Mail The RCMP have launched an investigation into a Canadian oil company that is drilling exploration wells near the ecologically sensitive Okavango River … Read more

Oil, gas production activity likely cause of earthquakes

University of Texas researchers found that oil and gas production activities are the likely cause of increased earthquakes in West Texas and New Mexico, according to a recent study. The Delaware Basin, stretching through West Texas into New Mexico, is a region known for its oil and gas production. Before the study, researchers knew earthquakes … Read more

Oil and gas reservoirs are cheapest options for underground hydrogen storage – pv magazine Australia

New research from Ireland shows that depleted oil and gas reservoirs may be used to store hydrogen at a cost of US$1.29/kg (AU$1.9/kg). According to the researchers, underground hydrogen storage may benefit from the technological maturity of the geological storage of natural gas and CO2, which are associated with decades of established knowledge. July 19, … Read more

Geological Drilling Rig Sales Market Size, Share, Industry Analysis & Forecast to 2028 |Oil States International, Veristic Technologies, Terra Sonic International, American Jereh International, Liebherr

New Jersey, USA,- The Global Geological Drilling Rig Sales Market Report provides in-depth analysis of emerging trends, market drivers, development opportunities, and market constraints that may have an impact on the market dynamics of the industry. Each market sector is examined in depth in the Market Research Intellect, including goods, applications, and a competitive analysis. … Read more

Lt. Governor Husted meets with oil and gas representatives | News, Sports, Jobs

Companies in the oil and gas industry met Thursday in Marietta with Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted to discuss issues and concerns. (Photo by Michele Newbanks) Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted was in Marietta Thursday for a roundtable discussion regarding the oil and gas industry. Held at Artex Oil Company, members … Read more

Biden Sued for Restarting Oil Leasing on Public Lands

Several environmental groups sued the Biden administration on Tuesday for resuming oil and gas leasing on public lands despite ample evidence that doing so will exacerbate the fossil fuel-driven climate crisis. “Our climate cannot afford any new fossil fuel developments.” The lawsuit came as the US Department of the Interior (DOI) and its Bureau of … Read more

Oil and gas activity linked to most recent ea

image: Researchers investigated the linkage between earthquakes and oil and gas production activities in the Delaware Basin of Texas and New Mexico. The graphic indicates how strongly seismicity is linked to hydraulic fracturing, shallow wastewater injection, and deep wastewater injection in different regions. The lower the p-value the higher the association confidence. In some cases, … Read more