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Since NTL-05 was issued in June, 13 applications for permits to drill have been submitted to BOEM.
Eighteen of the state's 74 Marcellus operators had yet to submit the required information as of Sept. 7, according to DEP.
The forums are designed to collect information and views about deepwater drilling safety reforms, well containment and oil spill response.
Lisa Jackson: "This scientifically rigorous study will help us understand the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water..."
The well results represent a continuation of upgraded performances seen since refinement of the company's completion schemes in early 2010.
Significant hydrocarbon shows were encountered at Kunene #1 offshore Namibia.
While companies on the Marcellus are taking the initiative to disclose the chemical components in their fracing fluid, operators in Wyoming are being forced to answer to the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
Double Eagle currently has approximately 70,000 net acres with Niobrara potential.
The electronic logs have identified a 600-foot section of Barnett shale, which includes a solid 400-foot section in the Lower Barnett.
An effective offshore safety regime must ensure that clear roles and responsibilities are established between all parties involved.
Based on its key findings, the investigation team has proposed a total of 25 recommendations designed to prevent a recurrence of such an accident.
DNV has issued a Recommended Practice for recertification of blowout preventers and well control equipment for the U.S. outer continental shelf.