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Anadarko cutting spending almost in half, selling assets

Anadarko cutting spending almost in half, selling assets

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Anadarko will sell more assets and reduce by nearly half its spending on oil and natural gas exploration this year. One of the world’s biggest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, Anadarko said Tuesday it will cut capital expenditures this year to between $2.6 billion and $2.8 billion, from about $5.5 billion last ...

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American Medical Association blasts secret shale records

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The American Medical Association, citing growing concerns about monitoring and tracking long-term human health impacts caused by shale gas development, is calling for the public disclosure of all chemicals used in the extraction technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” The new policy, adopted Tuesday by the nation’s largest physicians organization at its annual meeting in Chicago, states that in ...

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Drones are back in the Marcellus

This article was updated on May 5, 2015 at 4:49 p.m. Drones have been in and out of the news for quite some time now, but just recently a Pennsylvania firm has decided to use them for work rather than play. Identified Technologies is hoping that oil and gas operators will use its fleet of drones to survey and maintain ...

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Tomblin calls for study of increased deaths from gas-drilling boom

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is calling for a study aimed at reversing the increase in workplace deaths that has accompanied the boom in natural gas drilling and production from the Marcellus Shale fields in Northern West Virginia. The governor offered few details of the initiative, but announced the effort Wednesday evening as part of his annual State of the State ...

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24hrs until the fracking ban, other cities are joining in

On Tuesday, the fracking ban in Denton, Texas takes effect and other communities in North Texas are joining in. According to the Associated Press (AP), Reno is one of several communities that may challenge the oil and gas industry’s right to frack in their communities.  Several cities northwest of Fort Worth have experienced earthquakes that are believed to have been ...

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