A month after over 865,200 gallons of oil spilled from Tesoro Logistics’ 6-inch pipeline near Tioga, North Dakota, the cause of the leak is still largely unknown to anyone but Tesoro. The pipeline resumed operations today. Carrying oil obtained via…
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See that cluster of lights by North Dakota? That’s the result of fracking. Six years ago that light cluster did not exist. The reason is over the past years natural gas extraction though the use of fracking has increased exponentially as a result of the push for alternative fuel use and technological achievements.
In case you haven’t noticed, gas prices seem to be falling at a fairly steady rate, and the trend shows no sign of reversing. With America’s domestic production on the rise, prices for a domestically-produced barrel of oil could fall to the lowest levels seen in years. But it is unlikely to last according to a new report.
Editor’s Note: Sasha is one of the newest additions to the Gas 2.0 writing team. Welcome Sasha! North Dakota’s fund for helping ethanol producers hedge against fluctuating corn prices is about to run out, and the producers are getting worried. The fund, paid for in part by farm vehicle registrations, was drained by high corn […]