FRACKING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FRACKING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Oil, gas project OK’d on Nevada sage grouse land http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58098612-79/gas-oil-project-grouse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58098612-79/gas-oil-project-grouse.html.csp">Oil, gas project OK’d on Nevada sage grouse land</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN GRIFFITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T18:42:01.703-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 06:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • Federal land managers have approved an oil and gas project involving hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in a portion of northeast Nevada identified by state wildlife officials as essential habitat for the imperiled greater sage grouse. The Bureau of Land Management signed a decision record earlier this month on Noble Energy Inc.’s proposal to conduct oil and gas exploration drilling around Tabor Flats near Wells in Elko County. The Houston-based company plans to drill a maximum of 2...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580986122014-06-21T18:42:01.703-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-21T18:42:01.703-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58098612@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:42:01 MDT Texas gas town considers banning fracking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58089096-79/gas-denton-fracking-texas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58089096-79/gas-denton-fracking-texas.html.csp">Texas gas town considers banning fracking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMILY SCHMALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T10:22:02.792-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 10:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denton, Texas • Natural gas money has been good to this Texas city: It has new parks, a new golf course and miles of grassy soccer fields. The business district is getting a makeover, and the airport is bustling, too. For more than a decade, Denton has drawn its lifeblood from the huge gas reserves that lie beneath its streets. The gas fields have produced a billion dollars in mineral wealth and pumped more than $30 million into city bank accounts. But this former farming center north of Dallas ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580890962014-06-19T10:22:02.792-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T10:22:02.792-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58089096@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:22:02 MDT Rural county files protest over fracking in Nevada http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58014211-79/fracking-county-sale-lease.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58014211-79/fracking-county-sale-lease.html.csp">Rural county files protest over fracking in Nevada</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN GRIFFITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T22:35:11.093-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • A rural county has joined an environmental group in challenging an oil and gas lease sale in central Nevada that could open 270 square miles of public land to hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. Lander County and the Center for Biological Diversity have filed formal administrative protests over the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s July 17 sale of leases in 102 parcels around Big Smokey Valley between Austin and Tonopah. Both parties say fracking involves an enormous amou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580142112014-06-02T22:35:11.093-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-02T22:35:11.093-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58014211@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:35:11 MDT