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Does the US Department of Energy further the technology needs related to energy production?
December 28, 2015
A study looks to provide quantitative data on the influence DOE has had on oil and gas innovations by looking at patent data.
New Assessment of Barnett Shale Resources Completed by the U.S. Geological Survey
December 21, 2015
The last time the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) completed a geology-based assessment of the unconventional oil and gas resources in the Barnett shale region was in 2003, based solely on vertical drilling development. The successful use of horizontal drilling with hydraulic fracturing opened the door to unlocking oil and gas resources. (more…)
The Significance of the Research Paper, "Reconciling Divergent Estimates of Oil and Gas Methane Emissions"
December 15, 2015
Three significant points identified from the research.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Considers New Legislation to Encourage New Energy-Related Businesses
December 10, 2015
On December 3, 2015, House Bill No. 1731, also called Keystone Energy Enhancement Act, sponsored by Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai, was referred to the House Commerce Committee.