FRACKING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FRACKING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Brine hauler sues over biblical fracking billboard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317690-79/brine-billboards-boals-legal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317690-79/brine-billboards-boals-legal.html.csp">Brine hauler sues over biblical fracking billboard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE CARR SMYTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T12:09:02.174-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 12:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus • An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards opposing a local deep-injection gas well is fighting a legal threat from the Texas well owner on free-speech grounds. Austin, Texas-based Buckeye Brine alleges in a July lawsuit that the billboards paid for by Michael Boals, of Coshocton, contain false and defamatory attacks against its two wells, which dispose of contaminated wastewater from oil and gas drilling. The complaint by the com...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583176902014-08-20T12:09:02.174-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T12:09:02.174-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317690@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:09:02 MDT Driller denies using diesel fuel in Utah fracking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292533-78/diesel-fracking-fracfocus-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292533-78/diesel-fracking-fracfocus-gas.html.csp">Driller denies using diesel fuel in Utah fracking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T01:01:02.066-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In February 2012, Bill Barrett Corp. fracked a gas well on the West Tavaputs Plateau, injecting 263,570 gallons of fluids into it under severe pressure. Among the long list of chemicals the company initially disclosed using was diesel, a hydrocarbon no driller should inject underground without a permit because of its potential to contaminate underground drinking water sources. The well in the Peter’s Point gas field was one of 351 that an environmental watchdog says were illegally injected with...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292533@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT Colorado governor aims to strike deal on fracking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260639-68/colorado-fracking-ballot-hickenlooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260639-68/colorado-fracking-ballot-hickenlooper.html.csp">Colorado governor aims to strike deal on fracking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IVAN MORENO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T21:40:07.396-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Colorado’s Democratic governor on Monday urged those pushing dueling proposals on oil and gas drilling to stop their campaigns to avoid a messy ballot fight and called for a task force to deal with energy development. Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis joined Gov. John Hickenlooper at the state Capitol to detail what they are pitching as a compromise to prevent four initiatives that support or oppose hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. But it remains to be seen whether both sides will pu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582606392014-08-04T21:40:07.396-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T21:40:07.396-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260639@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:40:07 MDT Britain reopens way for shale-gas fracking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232728-79/shale-fracking-gas-energy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232728-79/shale-fracking-gas-energy.html.csp">Britain reopens way for shale-gas fracking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW KNIGHT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T09:51:01.936-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Energy firms will be able to bid for licenses Monday to explore for shale gas in Britain, three years after the controversial fracking process caused seismic tremors which led the government to suspend operations. Business and Energy Minister Matthew Hancock said shale gas has the potential to increase the country’s energy supply but stressed national parks will be protected. “Done right, speeding up shale will mean more jobs and opportunities for people and help ensure long-term econom...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582327282014-07-28T09:51:01.936-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T09:51:01.936-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232728@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:51:01 MDT Halliburton to add North American fracking crews http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206402-79/percent-north-halliburton-america.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206402-79/percent-north-halliburton-america.html.csp">Halliburton to add North American fracking crews</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Wethe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T10:02:58.174-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 10:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • Halliburton Co. expects continued improvement in the North American hydraulic fracturing market and is “immediately” adding crews to begin work later this year. The world’s largest provider of the service that blasts water, sand and chemicals underground to free trapped hydrocarbons, expects third-quarter operating profit margins in the region to be near 20 percent, the company said Monday in a statement. Second-quarter earnings were 32 percent above the results from the same period la...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206402@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:02:58 MDT New York top court OKs local gas-drilling bans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58133408-68/gas-court-ban-fracking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58133408-68/gas-court-ban-fracking.html.csp">New York top court OKs local gas-drilling bans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL HILL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T12:40:02.42-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • New York’s top court handed a victory to opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas Monday by affirming the right of municipalities to ban the practice within their borders. The state Court of Appeals affirmed a midlevel appeals court ruling from last year that said the state oil and gas law doesn’t trump the authority of local governments to control land use through zoning. The two “fracking” cases from two central New York towns have been closely watched by drillers hopin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133408@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:40:02 MDT New York top court OKs local gas-drilling bans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132539-79/gas-court-ban-fracking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132539-79/gas-court-ban-fracking.html.csp">New York top court OKs local gas-drilling bans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL HILL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T13:01:33.808-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • New York’s top court handed a victory to opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas Monday by affirming the right of municipalities to ban the practice within their borders. The state Court of Appeals affirmed a midlevel appeals court ruling from last year that said the state oil and gas law doesn’t trump the authority of local governments to control land use through zoning. The two “fracking” cases from two central New York towns have been closely watched by drillers hopin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581325392014-06-30T13:01:33.808-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T13:01:33.808-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132539@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:01:33 MDT