Archive for July 3rd, 2012

Norse Energy Special Shareholder Appeal – Sneak Preview

On July 5, Norse Energy Corp will hold what they call an “Extraordinary General Meeting” (EGM) for shareholders in Oslo, Norway. Norse Energy’s CEO Mark Dice will present to shareholders using the PowerPoint embedded below. MDN has included a rundown of what’s in the slides. For better or worse, Norse has most of its investments […]

Al “Crucify Them” Armendariz Goes to Work for Sierra Club

Where do former EPA officials go after they’ve been outted as extremist anti-drillers—so extreme even the head honchos in Obama’s EPA can’t stomach them anymore? Why, the Sierra Club, of course! You may remember the rightful furor over comments made public by then-EPA Region 6 Administrator Al Armendariz about how his philosophy on the enforcement […]

Trumble County, OH Update: Drilling Won’t Start for 18 Months

According to Terry Fleming, executive director for the Ohio Petroleum Council, Trumbull County is “at least” 18 months away from any active drilling for oil and gas. Fleming’s update for Trumbull County:

NY and Compulsory Integration – MDN Agrees with Slottje (!)

David Slottje and his wife Helen are both lawyers funded in part by the Park Foundation (in Ithaca, NY) to run around trying to convince local town boards in New York to ban hydraulic fracturing. They are, in a word, the enemies of landowner property rights. They seek to deny landowners who want to lease […]

Altela Set to Open 2 New Frack Wastewater Plants in PA

Two new fracking wastewater treatment plants will come online in Pennsylvania on August 1st—one in Clarion County, the other in McKean County. As MDN reported back in November, Altela Inc. will use a distillation process to purify fracking wastewater, a “green” alternative instead of chemically treating the water (see this MDN story). The new news […]

Magnum Hunter’s Marcellus Production Curtailed from Storm

You may or may not have heard about the severe thunderstorms that moved through the mid-Atlantic region last Friday afternoon. It resulted in 1.3 million people in Washington, D.C., Maryland and northern Virginia losing power. Some of them still don’t have power and won’t until later this week. But what you may not realize is […]

The Inverse Relationship of Coal and Natural Gas

A heartrending editorial in the Charleston Gazette tells about recent massive layoffs in the West Virginia coal industry. While there’s mention of Obama’s war on coal (and make no mistake, it’s a real war on coal by the global warmists), the editorial puts most of the “blame” on the rise of cheap natural gas, brought […]

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Tue, Jul 3, 2012

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading:


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