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Chesapeake and GasFrac team up

Chesapeake Energy Corp. is teaming up with GasFrac Energy Services Inc. to test out waterless fracking on one of its oil wells in Ohio. The well, located in Tuscarawas County, is in early stages of testing, stated Chesapeake.  Chris Doyle, executive vice president of operations for Chesapeake’s northern division, explained how the company wants to test “the waters” so to ...

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BP: Petcoke will not be stored in Indiana

HAMMOND – Northwest Indiana residents can breathe a little easier. Huge piles of petroleum coke, or petcoke, that became a major cause of concern after they kicked up black clouds of sulphury dust in residential neighborhoods on Chicago’s Southeast Side aren’t going to just end up in Indiana instead. BP will not store the petcoke it’s producing at its Whiting ...

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