Hydraulic fracturing

Natural gas, gas drilling

Md. Gas Drilling Panel Discussing Best Practices

A state panel studying prospects for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland is trying to pinpoint the best practices used elsewhere.

09/28/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Gas Drilling Panel Meeting In Western Md.

A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is holding a meeting to update residents on its work.

08/20/2012

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Md. Firm, Railway To Store Drilling Sand In Texas

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. says it’s partnering with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad to bring large amounts of sand to South Texas for use in hydraulic fracturing of the Eagle Ford shale.

06/18/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Md. Gas Drilling Panel’s Report Deadline Extended

A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is getting more time to produce its second set of recommendations.

06/12/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Commission Seeks Extension On Md. Drilling Study

Members of a commission studying hydraulic fracturing, a method of natural gas drilling, in western Maryland say they need more time to complete a best practices study.

04/25/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Without Funding, Md. Fracking Could Face Delay

Failure to pass legislation that would have forced energy companies to fund gas drilling studies could mean more delays for those wanting to tap in the natural gas lurking in western Maryland.

04/19/2012

fracking

Officials Run First-Ever Fracking Poll

A valuable resource deep under Maryland has surfaced on the public’s radar. Hydraulic fracturing—fracking, for short—is the subject of a first-ever poll.

03/27/2012

MONEY GENERIC

Senate Committee Hears Fracking Fee Bill

Opponents of using new hydraulic fracturing drilling techniques in western Maryland joined state officials Tuesday in asking lawmaker to support a fee to fund a study of potential environmental impacts.

03/06/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Bay Advocates Want Overall Study Of Shale Drilling

The federal government should conduct a comprehensive federal analysis of Marcellus Shale drilling in the six bay-watershed states, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and other environmental groups said Monday.

04/04/2011

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