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PA House Bill 1684 continues to languish ........
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With the PA House of Representatives back in session, it is time to lobby our representatives with the request that they pass HB1684.The following is copied from:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron Hale Sep 25.

An Evaluation of Fracture Growth and Gas/Fluid Migration as Horizontal Marcellus Shale Gas Wells are Hydraulically Fractured in Greene County, Pennsylvania
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A long (80 page) study has just been released by the U.S. Department of Energy. The study is titled:  “An Evaluation of Fracture Growth and Gas/Fluid Migration as Horizontal Marcellus Shale Gas Wells…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nancy Mosley Sep 16.

Residual hydraulic fracturing water not a risk to groundwater, study says .........
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In case you missed this on Jack's Picks, this research is notable in explaining away some of the unfounded groundwater concerns.Source:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barry D Sep 12.

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Jack Straw replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'FERC controlled pipelines. What is your plan of attack?'
"RE: "As for the KXL, I read recently that TransCan is going to build a line across Canada to Nova Scotia so they can sell their oil to foreign markets.  Good.  No need to tear up land here for the sake of Canadian & Pipeline…"
2 hours ago
Jack Straw replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'Don't all wells produce some oil?'
"RE: "Why is there so much "water" ie brine...at such depths....????" The sediments were deposited in an ancient ocean. The water you refer to is what a petroleum geologist or reservoir engineer would refer to as 'connate…"
5 hours ago
Jack Straw replied to Peggy A Murray's discussion 'Early renewal of 5 year lease with Shell'
"Tioga County has become the 'fruit of the month'; Shell's recent well appears to have Shell out there trolling for any low hanging fruit. The fact that they have approached you for an early ... and exceedingly long (10 year) lease…"
22 hours ago
Jack Straw replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'OPEC - the ultimate beat down?'
"RE:"As far as I know, Natural Gas has always been the most economic domestic fuel choice.I dont know why it hasn't been used more widely." There are two interrelated reasons why it has not been more widely used: Until recently, there…"
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Jack Straw replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'OPEC - the ultimate beat down?'
"Right now, I consider North American Natural Gas (I have to include our Canadian brothers and sisters) to be the bargain of the century (perhaps the millennium). All…"
yesterday
Jack Straw replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Jackass "science" - Here is what we're up against'
"RE: "Perhaps 97% of scientists are not in agreement with the idea that man is contributing to climate change. Maybe it's only 90 or 95%." Maybe it is only 15% or 10%   .... however one thing is certain, the number of…"
yesterday
Jack Straw replied to Jesse Drang's discussion 'OPEC - the ultimate beat down?'
"Who suffers the most from low oil prices?: Countries dependent upon high oil prices to pay their bills (without currency reserves to tide them over): Russia, Iran, Venezuela.   Countries dependent upon high oil prices …. but have the…"
yesterday
Jack Straw replied to M.A.B.'s discussion 'Natural gas liquids, BOE's, condensates'
"RE: "cow equivalents" ..... I am not totally pleased with that terminology; it is not sufficiently elegant, nor sufficiently obtuse. I would like to replace CE with BoE (Bovine Equivalent); I believe that Bovine Equivalent has a certain…"
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Jack Straw replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Jackass "science" - Here is what we're up against'
"Stephen, more proof that you were correct and as you said just "thousands of loonie scientists who are pushing this crazy notion that man might be capable of damaging the environment!" Source:…"
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Jack Straw replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Jackass "science" - Here is what we're up against'
"RE: "thousands of loonie scientists who are pushing this crazy notion that man might be capable of damaging the environment!" Now, you "have hit the nail on the head". Happy to see that you now recognize that it is just a…"
Sunday
Jack Straw replied to M.A.B.'s discussion 'Natural gas liquids, BOE's, condensates'
"RE: "so, all the stuff that comes out of the borehole, except oil, is measured in BOE equivalency?" What comes out of the borehole is REPORTED in terms of BOE (Barrels of Oil Equivalent) in various reports required by the SEC and IRS;…"
Saturday
Jack Straw replied to M.A.B.'s discussion 'Natural gas liquids, BOE's, condensates'
"There is a continuum of hydrocarbons of increasing molecular complexity; starting with the simplest being Methane (dry Natural Gas) and working up to oil.   Ethane through Pentanes are what are typically referred to as Natural Gas Liquids (they…"
Friday
Jack Straw replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Jackass "science" - Here is what we're up against'
"RE: “This "Jackass Science" is in fact believed by the overwhelming majority of climate scientists, and most of the world.” False statement; this is discredited propaganda. This statement has been falsely made; (man-caused)…"
Friday
Jack Straw replied to Jack Straw's discussion 'Jack's Picks VI'
Thursday
Jack Straw replied to Frank Walker's discussion 'Jackass "science" - Here is what we're up against'
"RE: "It is true fracking will not impact global warming." I have a small disagreement with that statement. If man made global warming exists (not that I believe that it does) ..... fracing would impact global warming. Natural gas…"
Thursday
Jack Straw replied to Zack Jameson's discussion 'Don't all wells produce some oil?'
"RE: “you left out one factor....time. The longer the sediment is under pressure and heat, the more cooked it becomes.” That is true …… to a point. I tried to keep the earlier description simple and basic; thus the…"
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At 5:48pm on August 1, 2012, lynn said…

Sorry to hear about the health problems-sure hope they're over and you can get on with your projects.  Can't believe how fast this summer's going by.

At 10:53am on May 17, 2012, George Ballou said…

Reading through yer postings...

looks good from Louisiana.

At 12:09pm on December 9, 2011, Lenore M. Mason said…
 
 
 

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