Fracking Moratorium

Texas Oil Companies Work To Adapt To Falling Oil Prices

German oil and gas producers are urging the government to overturn a de facto four year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. A proposed law would allow commercial scale fracking at depths below 3000 meters. The proposal is sure to be controversial as environmental groups see it is a wedge for increased fossil fuel… Keep reading →

Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

Loveland Voters Strike Down Fracking Moratorium Coloradoan: Loveland voters on Tuesday struck down a proposed moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, a controversial oil and gas extraction process that has been restricted in several cities along Colorado‚Äôs Front Range. More than 20,000 ballots were cast, but ultimately the moratorium failed by about 900 votes, said city spokesman… Keep reading →