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15.07.2014 Halliburton in fracking joint venture in China

US oil and gas services giant Halliburton on Friday announced its first joint venture for hydraulic fracturing services in China, teaming up with private Chinese firm SPT Energy Group. Halliburton said it had signed an agreement with the SPT affiliate, Petrotech Engineering, to create a joint-venture company focused on hydraulic fracturing and production enhancement services in Xinjiang, in China's far west.

07.07.2014 Germany Could Outlaw Fracking Until 2021: Ministers

Germany could ban fracking until at least 2021 and strictly regulate the use of any such technology in future under policy proposals drawn up by the economy and environment ministers.

01.07.2014 Fracking: Scotland’s shale gas resources revealed

Scotland’s Central Belt is sitting on billions of barrels of shale oil and trillions of cubic feet of gas, an official survey has discovered.

26.05.2014 Britain plans fracking rule change as report shows huge shale oil reserves

Britain plans to ease rules on accessing shale oil and gas, including drilling without landowners' permission, a move that coincides with a government report suggesting billions of barrels of shale oil may lie underneath southern England.

25.03.2014 China makes progress in shale gas equipment development

China has made progress in developing shale gas equipment with core technologies, industry insiders said on March 24, Xinhua has reported.

07.03.2014 US Hopes to Cash in on Ukraine Crisis

The US is rushing to fast-track its ambitions to begin exporting its newfound natural gas resources to Europe in a scheme that is being framed as an effort by the Obama administration to undercut Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence over Ukraine and Europe.

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.

21.01.2014 OSIL Offers Monitoring Solutions for Fracking

OSIL (Ocean Scientific International ltd.), a UK company offers a full fracking monitoring system to enable clients to monitor local water quality before, during, and after operations.

20.11.2013 Large Shale Gas Reserves in Europe Promise Growth for the Pumps Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

Greater political acceptance of shale gas exploration and the growing need among European countries to be self-sufficient in terms of energy is expected to result in the growth for the pumps market, Frost & Sullivan has reported in an industry review.

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.