Tag: Fracking Ban

Lakes Oil looks at grounds for lawsuit over Australia fracking ban

Lakes Oil looks at grounds for lawsuit over Australia fracking ban

Company shares down 50 per cent after Australia fracking ban announced   By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Lakes Oil, a junior oil and gas explorer in Australia, is considering the grounds it may have for suing Victoria state, after the government there permanently banned fracking and extended a halt on onshore conventional […]

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Colorado anti fracking initiatives hit signature target

Colorado anti fracking initiatives hit signature target

Colorado anti fracking initiative a “backdoor fracking ban”: Industry HOUSTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Environmental groups in Colorado on Monday said they collected enough signatures to add proposed anti-fracking initiatives to a state ballot in November, as long as their petitions make it through a validation review by the Secretary of State’s office. One of […]

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Denton fracking ban approved by voters, repealed by city council

Denton fracking ban approved by voters, repealed by city council

6-1 vote in favor of Denton fracking ban repeal Leaders of a North Texas university town that was the first in the state to ban hydraulic fracturing repealed the voter-approved measure early Wednesday, sounding a tone of capitulation to the state’s powerful oil and gas interests after a seven-month battle. The Denton City Council called it a […]

Nova Scotia bans fracking, allows LNG exports of American fracked gas

Nova Scotia bans fracking, allows LNG exports of American fracked gas

US Dept. of Energy approved exports of fracked gas to Nova Scotia, National Energy Board import approval pending Nova Scotia recently passed legislation banning fracking, but is quite happy to approve an $8 million LNG export terminal that will use American fracked natural gas. Pieridae Energy (USA) Ltd. announced Tuesday that the US Department of […]

Oklahoma follows Texas by banning local fracking bans

Oklahoma follows Texas by banning local fracking bans

Oklahoma shaken by big increase in earthquakes linked to waste water disposal wells since 2011 Oklahoma is set to join Texas in banning local fracking bans, as its Senate voted voted 33-13 on Thursday for the measure, which also prohibits local bans on wastewater disposal. The bill is headed to Gov. Mary Fallin for a signature as […]