Independents see problems in BLM’s latest proposed frac rule

09/02/2013
US independent oil and gas producers identified three main problems as two of their trade associations submitted comments on the US Bureau of Land Management’s proposed revised hydraulic fracturing regulations. Officials from the Independent Petroleum Association of America and the Western Energy Alliance also reiterated that federal fracing rules aren’t even necessary. "Our federal system has vested the states with the authority to ensure that development of energy sources is safe and responsible," IPAA Pres. Barry Russell maintained. "Together with state regulators and local environmental groups, the US oil and gas industry has secured the great benefits of the shale revo...
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