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Drilling Regulations

Do OH Fracking Rules Gag Doctors?

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors given new access to the proprietary chemical recipes that oil and gas drillers use to crack into Ohio shale would be p...

New Drilling Bill Would Give More Control To State

AP | JOHN MILLER | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Local communities that want more say over where oil and natural gas wells can be drilled in Idaho won a victory Friday when sena...

Exxon CEO Speaks Out Against Federal Regulations

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

* Complex regulation hinders energy development, economy * State, local regulation sufficient * Shell, Statoil CEOs more conciliatory about ...

Marcus Baram

House Committee Wants To Drop Proposal To Expand Offshore Drilling Oversight

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green

House Republicans want to drop one of the key components of the Interior Department's overhaul of the troubled agency responsible for oversight of off...

Ken Salazar, Interior Department, Finalize Onshore Oil, Gas Reforms

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dennis Webb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Bureau of Land Management on Monday finalized onshore oil and gas leasing reforms, which two Republican U.S. senators say they hope to block throu...

The Atlantis: BP's OTHER Dangerous Rig In The Gulf

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Many news accounts on the moratorium extension implied that all deepwater Gulf operations had been shut down. But that's not the case. The administrat...

Economy, Gas Drilling Regulations Worry Colorado Community

coloradoindependent.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Government officials on the Western Slope are bracing for a drop-off in natural gas drilling of up to 80 percent this summer -- and a corresponding pl...