Posts Tagged: Shale gas

2014-07-25

The Master Resource Report 2014-07-25 Brine disposal and lightning don’t mix WILLISTON, N.D. — Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or… Read more »

2014-07-11

The Master Resource Report 2014-07-11 Oklahoma earthquakes Last week the Wall Street Journal had an article that looked at the jump in magnitude 3 and above quakes that have been registered in Oklahoma. Temblors in Oklahoma used to be rare. Before 2008, the state experienced just one earthquake of magnitude 3 or larger each year…. Read more »

2014-05-16

The Master Resource Report 2014-05-16 Toyota ends battery and drivetrain supply deal with Tesla Toyota announced this week that it will not be renewing its agreement with Tesla to supply batteries and the drivetrain for its RAV4 electric crossover vehicle. The RAV4 electric has sold poorly since its introduction. According to a New York Times… Read more »

2014-03-28

The Master Resource Report 2014-03-28 Natural gas storage breaks thru 900 Bcf Yesterday the EIA reported that natural gas storage declined to 896 Bcf for the week ending March 21st. This is over 50% below both year ago levels and the trailing 5-year average. This is the lowest level for this time of year since… Read more »

2014-03-14

The Master Resource Report 2014-03-14 Quick look at the Bakken data just released The North Dakota Dept. of Mineral Resources released the January production data yesterday. So here is a quick look at what it shows. Next week’s report will look at it in more detail. The graphs below illustrate what happens when the new… Read more »