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21.05.2014 U.S. government cuts estimate of recoverable Monterey Shale oil by 96%

Federal energy authorities have slashed by 96% the estimated amount of recoverable oil buried in California's vast Monterey Shale deposits, deflating its potential as a national "black gold mine" of petroleum, Los Angeles Times reported on May 20.

30.04.2014 Aegion to buy Brinderson California-focused services provider

Aegion Corporation on April 29 announced the $150m purchase of integrated oil and gas services provider Brinderson and related entities. The Company expects to close the acquisition around 1 July.

05.03.2014 World’s largest solar plant launched in US

Google has revealed its latest foray into renewable energy sources by unveiling what it believes to be the world’s largest solar power project, TechWeek Europe reported on February 19.

26.02.2014 BNK Petroleum upbeat on Polish shale gas

California-based oil company BNK Petroleum has stated that it has registered “excellent gas readings” at its concession in Gapowo, northern Poland, Polish Radio reported on February 25.

13.02.2014 US government approves more fracking off California coast

The federal government has approved three new fracking jobs off the shores of California as state coastal regulators voiced concerns about potential environmental impacts, AP reported on February 13.

19.11.2013 California Comes up with Oil Well Fracking Regulations

The Brown administration has released much-anticipated proposed rules for fracking, a controversial technique for drilling for oil and natural gas reviled by environmentalists, Los Angeles Times reported on November 15.