News & Updates

CWA-SDWA Coordination Toolkit

11-17-2014

GWPC is pleased to announce the availability of Opportunities to Protect Drinking Water and Advance Watershed Goals Through the Clean Water Act: A Toolkit for State, Interstate, Tribal and Federal Water Program Managers.” This Toolkit is designed to enable state and EPA water quality practitioners to better protect drinking water supplies using regulatory and non-regulatory provisions of the Clean Water Act and achieve mutual goals – better protected sources of drinking water and improved water quality.  
 
The Toolkit is the result of a multi-year...

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State Oil & Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources: 2014 Edition

09-30-2014

The Ground Water Protection Council report is an update to our 2009 report and includes an overview of 2013 groundwater protection rules in 27 states that account for more than 98 percent of the country’s oil and gas production. In addition to the most up-to-date accounting of state regulatory activities, the report includes a series of items states might consider when evaluating and revising their rules and policies regarding hydraulic fracturing, chemical disclosure, storage and spill prevention.
 
 
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NETL Releases Analysis of Fracture Growth and Gas Migration associated with Use of Hydraulic Fracturing in Shale Formations

09-16-2014

Today the DOE Office of Fossil Energy release of new analysis of the -- An Evaluation of Fracture Growth and Gas/Fluid Migration as Horizontal Marcellus Shale Gas Wells are Hydraulically Fractured in Greene County, Pennsylvania. This report documents the results from the first two years of a field study that monitored the induced fracturing of six horizontal Marcellus Shale gas wells in Greene County, PA, to evaluate fracture growth and...

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NETL Releases Analysis of Fracture Growth and Gas Migration associated with Use of Hydraulic Fracturing in Shale Formations

09-16-2014

Today the DOE Office of Fossil Energy release of new analysis of the -- An Evaluation of Fracture Growth and Gas/Fluid Migration as Horizontal Marcellus Shale Gas Wells are Hydraulically Fractured in Greene County, Pennsylvania. This report documents the results from the first two years of a field study that monitored the induced fracturing of six horizontal Marcellus Shale gas wells in Greene County, PA, to evaluate fracture growth and...

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Florida DEP releases RFI to Review Well Workover Technique

08-27-2014

 
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION REGARDING EXPERT SERVICES
 
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is seeking to immediately retain an expert or group of experts with relevant experience in the areas of geology, groundwater hydrology, oil and gas exploration, or oil and gas well workover procedures, including hydraulic fracturing.  FDEP will require an expert report to assess a well workover technique, new to Florida, involving an enhanced acidation procedure.  The procedure occurred at a well in southwest Florida, south of Lake Trafford in...

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