Tag Archives: Hydraulic fracturing

Recent EPA Study Examines Fracking’s Potential Impacts on Water Supplies

by Christina Nagy-McKenna, Enerdynamics Instructor, and Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor On June 3, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its draft “Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas on Drinking … Continue reading

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Will the Party for Natural Gas Consumers Continue?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor  They say a picture, or in this case a graph, is worth a thousand words. Take a look at the change in U.S. natural gas reserves: Source: EIA.gov Without looking at it, it … Continue reading

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Initial Research Shows Fracking Well Contamination Is Due To Poor Completion Techniques

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor  A major concern of the United States’ current fracking boom is if and how fracking is negatively impacting the environment[1].  One key concern is that fracking may contaminate drinking water since elevated levels … Continue reading

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Natural Gas Liquids and the Shale Gas Boom

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor  There’s a lot of industry talk and media coverage about the shale gas boom in the United States. But barely mentioned in the discussion is the fact that Natural Gas Liquids, or NGLs, are key … Continue reading

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Fundamentals Rule Natural Gas Pricing, Part II

by Belinda Petty, Enerdynamics Instructor Last week’s blog post discussed how and why fundamentals rule natural gas pricing. Following up on that discussion, here are a few examples of events or scenarios that in recent years have been game-changing on both … Continue reading

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Update on Natural Gas Fracking

In August 2011, Enerdynamics wrote an Energy Insider article on the issue of natural gas fracking[1].  There we described what fracking is, what it had done for gas reserves as of 2011, and some of the concerns relative to fracking. … Continue reading

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Will Europe Walk Away from Its Shale Gas Reserves? Part II

by Christina Nagy-McKenna, Enerdynamics Instructor In last week’s post I discussed the state of Europe’s natural gas markets and cited some reasons why, despite a growing need for natural gas, many European markets are electing to dismiss the potential of … Continue reading

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