Tag Archives: Natural Gas Fracking

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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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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Will the United States’ Romance with Natural Gas Continue in 2013? Part II

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor In last week’s post we discussed natural gas supply and demand as well as pricing, all factors that must be considered when examining whether natural gas will continue the popularity it enjoyed … Continue reading

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EPA to Begin Regulation of Fracking

Image via Wikipedia by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics’ President and Lead Instructor As we’ve discussed in previous blog posts including The Natural Gas Fracking Debate: What Is Fracking and Why Does It Matter? Part II, the potential benefits of natural gas … Continue reading

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