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EIA: U.S. petroleum refineries producing record volumes

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media The Energy Information Administration has reported that U.S. refineries have been processing record amounts of oil. Within the past two weeks refinery inputs have exceeded the previous record from the summer of 2005. Refineries located in the Midwest and Gulf Coast have helped push the increase in production. This is due to the increased ...

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Wyoming: July sees incline of oil and gas production

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media The Star-Tribune in Casper, Wyoming reported today that oil production in the state is continuing to increase into the month of July. Over the past few months the state of Wyoming has been steadily adding drilling rigs, greater than the number of new rigs put in place during the same time period last year. ...

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Niobrara operator anticipates production values of 90% and higher

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media EnerJex Resources, an independent exploration and production company, has announced updates on its drilling and development activities in Colorado and Kansas. In the Niobrara formation EnerJex has recently tested a second confirmation well located on a different subsurface structure about one mile away from the well it had previously reported on. The test results ...

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Number of women in the ND oil industry increasing

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ According to the Job Service of North Dakota downtown Williston office, more and more women are applying for oil and gas industry positions. This is largely because the labor market in North Dakota is shifting from looking for anyone at all to looking for more technical positions. Cindy Sanford stated that the percentage of ...

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GE 2Q profit jumps 13 pct on aviation, oil and gas

Jonathan Fahey | The Associated Press NEW YORK — General Electric’s net income rose 13 percent in the second quarter on strong performance from its aviation and oil and gas divisions. The company said orders, especially those in developing countries, were strong and that the global economic environment continues to be positive. GE also said that its previously announced plan ...

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Wyoming unveils website dedicated to energy

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has recently unveiled the state’s new website, energy.wyo.gov, which highlights the state’s developing energy strategies. The website went live last Friday and was announced to the public on Monday. The site features an overview of Wyoming’s energy strategies and provides information and updates regarding various state energy initiatives. In a ...

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North Dakota legacy fund receives record deposit

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ The oil and gas industry has caused North Dakota’s economy to flourish. The state’s unemployment rate is one of the lowest in the country. Instead of immediately putting all of the revenue that the oil and gas industry has generated for the state into infrastructure or other projects that produce immediate results, North Dakota ...

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Hickenlooper: No special session on fracking

Ivan Moreno | The Associated Press DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper sent out a statement Wednesday morning conceding talks of a legislative compromise to the oil and gas local control debate have failed. “Over the past several months, we have worked with a bipartisan coalition to explore a legislative compromise that would avoid a series of expensive and divisive ballot ...

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Erie Planning Commission approves 13 new fracking wells

Alex Burness | The Boulder Daily Camera Oil and gas company Encana has taken another step toward securing approval for 13 new hydraulic fracturing wells near a dense residential section of Erie, but affected residents and town officials pressed the company to communicate their plans more clearly going forward. Erie’s Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday night to approve Encana’s plan ...

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