Highlights of the March 31, 2015 issue:
- Research: Why Cities Can't be Allowed to Impose ‘Reasonable’ Setback Requirements
- Editorials: Texas Cities will Always Use Onerous Setbacks to Get $ from Operators
- Editorials: The Few Places Where It’s Still Economical to Drill
- Guest Column: Hazy Days: EPA’s Methane Emissions Plans
- Report: Crude Export Ban Helps Few Refiners but Hurts All U.S. Producers
- Wyoming Suit Contests Federal Rules for Public Land Drilling
- EPA Releases First Part of Frac Study, an Analysis of Chemical Disclosure
- Report: Drilling Activity could Rebound as Service Costs Fall
- U.S. Crude Oil Production Sets Record in 2014
- Methane in Drinking Water Unrelated to Gas Drilling, Study Suggests
- Iran Waiting to Flood Market with Up to 35 Million Barrels of Crude
- Oil Producers Sound Retreat from China
- North Dakota Oil Rig Count Drops Below 100
- XTO Energy wants 140 Wells Excused from ND’s Flaring Rules
- Texas Senate Committee Advances ‘Denton Fracking Bill’
- Texas High Court Hears Case on Gas Royalty Payments
- EnLink Midstream Agrees to Victoria Express Acquisition from Devon Energy
- Mexico Signs Second Pipeline Deal to Import Eagle Ford Natural Gas
- Enviro Groups Sue to Protect Colorado Wildflowers from Mining, Drilling
- Pennsylvania Begins Monthly Oil & Gas Production Reporting
- Statoil, West Virginia Agree on Deal for Drilling Under Ohio River
- Martin County Sheriff’s Office Dealing with Expensive Oilfield Theft
- Resolute Energy Selling Non-core Assets in West Texas
- In Wake of Quakes, OK Regulators Expand Areas for Disposal Well Scrutiny
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