New Albany Shale

Prices Help Drive Increase of Midwest Oil Exploration

Illinois’ Hydraulic Fracturing Regulation Act establishes strict environmental protections and sets the stage for significant economic development in the state. On May 31, 2013, Illinois Senate passed the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulation Act (SB 1715) by a vote of 52-3, one day after it passed the House by a vote of 108-9.  The legislation, developed with… Keep reading →