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Energy Today – June 13, 2013

Mary Leshper

Mary Schaper
Posted June 13, 2013

Wall Street JournalU.S. Oil Notches Record Growth

In the latest sign that  the shale revolution is remaking world energy markets,  the WSJ cites BP’s 2012 Statistical Review showing crude production in the U.S. jumped 14 percent last year to 8.9 million barrels a day. (subscription publication).

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pennsylvania to See $202.47 Million in Per-Well Fracking Impact Fees

A new Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission report notes that more than $200 million from hydraulic fracturing impact fees will be distributed to local governments across the state. Bradford County in the state's northeast will collect the most at $7.3 million while Washington is second at $4.7 million. Lycoming and Tioga counties follow with $4.4 million each.

The Hill GOP Warns of $1 Trillion EPA Regulations

Congressional Republicans say EPA’s proposed new standards for smog emissions will impose costs on businesses and could disproportionately affect western states.  “Even the EPA's conservative cost estimate of $90 billion a year make this proposed rule the most expensive regulation ever considered,” said Rep. Chris Stewart of Utah..

Bangor Daily NewsMaine Paper Mill Embraces Natural Gas to Increase Competitiveness

The UPM Madison mill   is  switching to natural gas to power its operations this fall. “It makes us much more competitive on an international basis by lowering our costs, and that helps provide long-term viability for the facility,” said the mill’s  manager.

Fuel Fix Blog Norway Gives 29 Companies Arctic Oil, Natural Gas Licenses

As the United States continues to debate its own stake in the Arctic, countries like Norway are moving forward with exploration and possibly development.

- See more at: http://energytomorrow.org/blog/energy-today-june-13-2013/#/type/all

Wall Street JournalU.S. Oil Notches Record Growth

In the latest sign that  the shale revolution is remaking world energy markets,  the WSJ cites BP’s 2012 Statistical Review showing crude production in the U.S. jumped 14 percent last year to 8.9 million barrels a day. (subscription publication).

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pennsylvania to See $202.47 Million in Per-Well Fracking Impact Fees

A new Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission report notes that more than $200 million from hydraulic fracturing impact fees will be distributed to local governments across the state. Bradford County in the state's northeast will collect the most at $7.3 million while Washington is second at $4.7 million. Lycoming and Tioga counties follow with $4.4 million each.

The Hill GOP Warns of $1 Trillion EPA Regulations

Congressional Republicans say EPA’s proposed new standards for smog emissions will impose costs on businesses and could disproportionately affect western states.  “Even the EPA's conservative cost estimate of $90 billion a year make this proposed rule the most expensive regulation ever considered,” said Rep. Chris Stewart of Utah..

Bangor Daily NewsMaine Paper Mill Embraces Natural Gas to Increase Competitiveness

The UPM Madison mill   is  switching to natural gas to power its operations this fall. “It makes us much more competitive on an international basis by lowering our costs, and that helps provide long-term viability for the facility,” said the mill’s  manager.

Fuel Fix Blog Norway Gives 29 Companies Arctic Oil, Natural Gas Licenses

As the United States continues to debate its own stake in the Arctic, countries like Norway are moving forward with exploration and possibly development.

- See more at: http://energytomorrow.org/blog/energy-today-june-13-2013/#/type/all

Wall Street JournalU.S. Oil Notches Record Growth

In the latest sign that  the shale revolution is remaking world energy markets,  the WSJ cites BP’s 2012 Statistical Review showing crude production in the U.S. jumped 14 percent last year to 8.9 million barrels a day. (subscription publication).

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pennsylvania to See $202.47 Million in Per-Well Fracking Impact Fees

A new Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission report notes that more than $200 million from hydraulic fracturing impact fees will be distributed to local governments across the state. Bradford County in the state's northeast will collect the most at $7.3 million while Washington is second at $4.7 million. Lycoming and Tioga counties follow with $4.4 million each.

The Hill GOP Warns of $1 Trillion EPA Regulations

Congressional Republicans say EPA’s proposed new standards for smog emissions will impose costs on businesses and could disproportionately affect western states.  “Even the EPA's conservative cost estimate of $90 billion a year make this proposed rule the most expensive regulation ever considered,” said Rep. Chris Stewart of Utah..

Bangor Daily NewsMaine Paper Mill Embraces Natural Gas to Increase Competitiveness

The UPM Madison mill   is  switching to natural gas to power its operations this fall. “It makes us much more competitive on an international basis by lowering our costs, and that helps provide long-term viability for the facility,” said the mill’s  manager.

Fuel Fix Blog Norway Gives 29 Companies Arctic Oil, Natural Gas Licenses

As the United States continues to debate its own stake in the Arctic, countries like Norway are moving forward with exploration and possibly development.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mary Schaper is a Digital Communications Manager for the American Petroleum Institute. She previously worked on Capitol Hill for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee as Digital Director and for Senator Lisa Murkowski. Before coming to D.C., she spearheaded digital strategy for Murkowski's successful Senate write-in campaign in 2010. Schaper enjoys traveling and taking in the local culture alongside her husband, their son and loyal springer spaniel.