October 21, 2019 archive

New drilling rules adopted in Colorado for safety setbacks

  Because of new health tests showing increased risk of benzene exposure, the state of Colorado has increased the distance that oil and gas exploration firms can drill close to homes and businesses. The report came from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and found the increased dangers within 2,000 feet of drill …

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New Mexico goes public with greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas

Wanting to be more transparent about greenhouse emissions from the oil and gas industry, the State of New Mexico has released data to keep the public informed of the problem. The release came as the State continued to develop stricter policies to regulate air pollution from the industry and other sources. The data was uploaded …

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Halliburton reports 2Q growth internationally but saw a drop in North American operations

Halliburton Company announced Monday net income of $295 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2019. But things weren’t so good for its North American operations. This compares to reported net income for the second quarter of 2019 of $75 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, and adjusted net income for …

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