Monthly Archives: November 2013

Recovery Energy Announces Name Change to Lilis Energy

DENVER, Nov. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Recovery Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:RECV), an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on development in the Wattenberg field and surrounding areas of the Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin where it holds 112,000 net acres, announced that its shareholders voted and … Continue reading

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Don’t let extremists undermine fracking boom

By Jack Rafuse – 11/25/13 – The Hill States are taking the initiative to regulate hydraulic fracturing operations to produce oil and natural gas — and environmentalists, as well as industry, support them. Colorado just unveiled new rules to limit … Continue reading

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House rejects Polis’ fracking-study proposal

Raju Chebium – Gannett Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Rep. Jared Polis pushed for a federal study to examine how flooding affects oil and gas tanks, wells, pipelines and drill sites, but the House said no Wednesday. The Republican-majority chamber voted 221-201 to … Continue reading

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Obama, GOP battle over credit for surging oil and gas production

By Ben Geman – The Hill – November 22, 2013 Republicans and the White House are battling over whether President Obama deserves credit for oil and natural gas production that has surged in the last few years. Many Republicans claim that … Continue reading

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Wyo. court hears fracking chemical disclosure case

By MEAD GRUVER – Associated Press – November 20, 2013 CHEYENNE, Wyo.—The state Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over whether a trade secrets exemption in Wyoming’s public records law may be invoked to shield from disclosure many of the chemicals … Continue reading

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White House waves veto pen at GOP fracking, energy bills

By Ben Geman – The Hill The White House is threatening to veto House GOP bills that would thwart Interior Department hydraulic fracturing rules and force regulators to speed up oil and gas drilling permits. In a pair of statements Tuesday … Continue reading

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Colorado Fracking Rules to Target Methane

By Amy Harder – The National Journal Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado plans to announce a framework targeting methane—a potent greenhouse gas—as part of his state’s regulations controlling fracking. “We are very close now—within the week—to hammering out a … Continue reading

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In key shift, U.S. oil production tops net imports

By Josh Lederman – The Associated Press – November 14, 2013 WASHINGTON — For the first month in nearly two decades, the U.S. in October extracted more oil from the ground than it imported from abroad, marking an important milestone for … Continue reading

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