Frac’ing Goes Green… The Electric Frac Job Is Here!

Guest commentary by David Middleton This morning, Charles passed a couple of articles on to me about electric fracking. One was from a WUWT Tip submission by RonPE and the other was in an email he received. My first thought was that it might be referring to the use of microwaves to free kerogen from…

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FRACK’S LACKING BACKING

From The Sun Theresa May has been urged to back fracking as company says it has found ’30 years worth of gas’ in East Midlands Chemical giant Ineos claims the gas field in Nottinghamshire is the richest in UK history Exclusive By Steve Hawkes, Deputy Political Editor |15th February 2019, 1:43 am Updated: 15th February…

Shale Reservoirs, do they work, will they spread?

By Andy May Popular accounts of shale oil and gas reservoirs are often riddled with errors and, even when technically correct, often misleading. As a shale petrophysicist, retired from Devon Energy, I thought I would try and explain, in a non-technical way, how these reservoirs work and why they have been so successful. We often…

America! Frac Yeah!

Guest commentary by David Middleton How American Science Made Government Regulations On Emissions Unnecessary By Hank Campbell — May 18, 2018 In 2009 the U.S. government attended the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and pledged to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions 17 percent by 2020. To make it happen, the Obama administration directed the U.S.…

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House Defunds Obama Era Methane Rules

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Willie Soon – the House has voted to defund an Obama era EPA initiative to limit methane emissions from fossil fuel mining operations. House votes to block funding for EPA methane pollution rule BY DEVIN HENRY – 09/13/17 01:55 PM EDT Lawmakers voted Wednesday to block implementation of a…

Drilling set to begin in British shale

From UPI Cuadrilla Resources says its drilling rig is on site and ready to tap into a natural gas basin in Lancashire. By Daniel J. Graeber    |   July 28, 2017 at 8:14 AM   July 28 (UPI) — With its drilling rig on site, a British shale gas explorer said it expects to address…