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The Bureau of Land Management has begun issuing drilling permits that will enable the company to position two drilling rigs in the area by year-end.
Western Energy Alliance Director of Government Affairs: "We hope BLM can...release all suspended leases, and put more people in Montana and the Dakotas back to work."
The project would provide the first direct link between the prolific Bakken crude oil producing region in the Williston Basin and key U.S. markets near Cushing, Oklahoma, and the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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.