Seismic Activity Remains a Primary Concern for Ohio

Members of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission met in Columbus on October 21 to discuss the impact of seismic activity on the future of the oil and gas industry. Columbus Business First reports that “Regulators and industry reps at the meeting [said] there’s a need to dispel what they say is the myth… More »

Cuomo: Fracking Study Expected Before End of 2014

In a debate on October 22, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he expects a report by the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Department of Health examining the potential health impacts of fracking to be released by the end of the year. Despite pushback from both environmentalists and mineral rights holders, Cuomo has… More »

Mineral Royalty Owners Sue Denton, TX

A group of mineral royalty owners has sued the city of Denton, claiming that the city’s moratorium on fracking is a violation of their property rights. The AP reports that “Denton lawyer Charles Chandler Davis filed a lawsuit in Denton County earlier this month on behalf of Arsenal Minerals and Royalty, NASA Energy Corp. and… More »