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  1. French PM extends ban on shale gas, oil drilling

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    Wed, 16 Mar 2011

    Francois Fillon extended the moratorium on shale gas and oil drilling until mid-June. Fillon also extended the moratorium ..... social, and environmental impact of shale gas and oil drilling will be examined and decisions made by the authorities

  2. 'Offshore oil drilling is a risky, dirty, dangerous business'

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2009

    clean energy solutions that will keep our beaches and marine life intact and help combat global warming. "Offshore oil drilling is a risky, dirty, dangerous business. Contrary to what the oil industry would like us to believe, there is no effective

  1. DRILLING MARKET FOCUS: Independents accelerate US horizontal oil drilling

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    Mon, 17 May 2010

    Saskatchewan. Pritchard Capital analysts said Nabors Industries Inc. is getting much of the drilling jobs for horizontal oil drilling in the Bakken. "Contracting 33% of all rigs in the Bakken, more than tripling its closest peer [Cyclone Drilling

  2. CERI notes oil -drilling tilt in W. Canada

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    Tue, 6 Aug 2013

    drilling economic in parts of central and southwestern Alberta and central-northwestern Saskatchewan. Oil drilling economic Oil drilling , by contrast, was economic in most of the WCSB at current prices, as horizontal wells and hydraulic fracturing

  3. CERI notes oil -drilling tilt in W. Canada

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    Mon, 12 Aug 2013

    drilling economic in parts of central and southwestern Alberta and central-northwestern Saskatchewan. Oil drilling economic Oil drilling , by contrast, was economic in most of the WCSB at current prices, as horizontal wells and hydraulic fracturing

  4. Ohio: Shallow horizontal oil drilling planned

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    Wed, 11 May 2011

    Marksmen Energy Inc., Calgary, signed a definitive agreement with private MAR Oil Co. to pursue a light oil horizontal development drilling opportunity in Ohio. Drilling is to start in May.

  5. Alberta: Mannville horizontal oil drilling under way

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    Fri, 13 Jan 2012

    FairWest Energy Corp., Calgary, has spudded its first horizontal well targeting light oil in the Mannville formation at Berry Creek, Alta., 115 miles east-northeast of Calgary.

  6. California: Ventura shallow heavy oil drilling planned

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    Fri, 4 Nov 2011

    Sefton Resources Inc., Denver, said its TEG Oil and Gas USA Inc. unit will begin drilling four new wells in mid-November from existing pads in Tapia heavy oil field in the eastern Ventura basin in Los Angeles County, Calif.

  7. EPA issues air permits to Shell for oil drilling offshore Alaska

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    Tue, 20 Sep 2011

    The US Environmental Protection Agency issued final air quality permits Sept. 19 necessary for Shell Oil Co. to proceed with oil and natural gas exploration drilling in the Arctic offshore Alaska using the Noble Discoverer drillship and a support fleet of icebreakers, oil spill response vessels, ...

  8. Iraq: Kuwait Energy, Dragon Oil drilling well on Block 9

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    Thu, 14 Aug 2014

    An onshore exploration well being drilled on Iraq’s Block 9 has reached the first of its two targets, Dragon Oil PLC said in a statement posted on its web site regarding 2014 interim operating results.

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