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INSIDE FRACKING: Chevron offers rare look at controversial practice

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Patrick Niebuhr was chatting with a visitor outside a mobile command center in the Lost Hills Oil Field when suddenly a loud rumbling arose and exhaust began to stream from a series of red semi-trucks parked nearby. The commotion told Niebuhr, a Bakersfield-based technology manager with Halliburton Co., that the “frack job” he and engineers at Chevron had spent months ...

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Top 5 Bakken stories of the week

Here are the top five stories from Bakken.com for the week of July 18th through July 24th. Enjoy! 5. ND cracks down on illegal water sales in the Bakken The North Dakota State Water Commission is cracking down on illegal industrial water sales in the Bakken oil fields where massive volumes of water are required for drilling operations, reports the ...

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New oil and gas job training facility open in Williston

Despite the current oil and gas drilling slowdown Williston is now home to a new workforce training facility, according to the Forum News Service. The new, $7.5 million TrainND Northwest Center at Williston State College combines classroom education with the campus’ petroleum simulator and field program, which includes a workover rig and other field equipment for hands-on experience. TrainND CEO ...

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DOJ review of Halliburton and Baker Hughes deal extended

The mega-merger between the world’s second and third largest oil field service companies will grant U.S. antitrust regulators additional time to review the deal. The two companies, Halliburton and Baker Hughes, have entered into a timing agreement with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The review process of the merger, valued at $34.6 billion, will be ...

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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania

The Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania saw a little bit of action over the last week, despite the region saying goodbye to a major oil and gas services company. After 40 years in Indiana County, Halliburton is closing the doors to its service yard.  The driving factor behind the closing is Halliburton’s desire to be closer to its customers.  Halliburton’s ...

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Halliburton is closing its doors in Indiana County

After 40 years in Indiana County, Halliburton has decided it is time to close down its service there. Halliburton decided to close the Indiana County yard primarily so that they could be in closer proximity to the bulk of its customers.  Halliburton’s spokesperson Susie McMichaels made the following statement regarding the company’s shift: Halliburton is moving operations to Zanesville because ...

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Europe needs Pennsylvania’s natural gas

Thanks to Russia forcing Europe to pay high natural gas prices, Central and Eastern European counties are in need of Pennsylvania’s natural gas. On Monday, speakers at Williamsport-Lycoming Chamber of Commerce member connection event advocated the idea of exporting Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale gas.  During the discussion, commerce members requested the self-imposed exporting limits on natural gas be put to an ...

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