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Dallas Fed: Oil and Gas Activity Rises in Third Quarter

Dallas Fed, oil and gas activity

Surveys and reports from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas are now available for the third quarter. The business activity index – the survey’s broadest measure of conditions facing Eleventh District energy firms – was up from 13.8 in the second quarter to 26.7. While the survey still shows weakness in both industry employment and production, it does show some ...

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Anadarko gears up for horizontal drilling in Fort Lupton

FORT LUPTON — Oil and gas activity may be trailing off throughout the country, but officials at Anadarko Petroleum are gearing up to make their southern Weld County acreage more active than it has been in five years. Officials from the Fort Lupton city, along with economic development folks and energy industry advocates, celebrated Anadarko — one of the top ...

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Texas House set to vote on bill banning local fracking bans

Texas House

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Legislature is poised to take a major step toward wiping out a highly-publicized local ban on hydraulic fracturing approved by a college town near Dallas — and ensuring that other communities don’t follow suit. San Angelo Republican Rep. Drew Darby’s bill is poised for House debate and approval Tuesday. His is one of 11 proposals ...

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TX House Subcommittee hears testimony from Railroad Commission seismologist

Justin Scott | Breaking Energy Following the Texas Railroad Commission’s recent proposal for additional rules related to disposal wells in “high-risk” seismic areas, on Monday, August 25, members of the Texas House Subcommittee on Seismic Activity heard testimony from Dr. Craig Pearson, the seismologist hired by the Railroad Commission to investigate the possible correlation between seismic events and oil and gas activity. Pearson’s hiring followed a ...

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