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US Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Regulations Handbook, 2012

Summary

"US Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Regulations Handbook, 2012" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists, and offers comprehensive information on hydraulic fracturing regulations applicable in the US both at the federal and state level. The report provides information on the regulatory bodies supervising hydraulic fracturing operations and laws and acts enacted for the regulation of fracking operations. The report also provides information related to the current state-level regulatory bodies and the policies framed for protecting the environment and public health from the potential impacts of fracking. The report is compiled using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis by GlobalData's team of industry experts.

Scope

  • Hydraulic fracturing regulations in the US at the federal level and the acts enacted for environmental and public health protection.
  • The regulatory bodies in Colorado, Texas, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, New York, Arkansas, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia and Alabama for hydraulic fracturing activities.
  • The rules and regulations framed at the state level in Colorado, Texas, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, New York, Arkansas, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia and Alabama for environmental and public health protection.

Reasons to buy

  • Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about hydraulic fracturing regulations applicable in different major states across the US
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting oil and gas resources using hydraulic fracturing across major plays in the US
  • Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast with all the latest policy changes pertaining to hydraulic fracturing across different states in the US

Table of Contents

1. Table of Contents

  • 1.1. List of Tables
  • 1.2. List of Figures

2. Introduction

  • 2.1. Overview
  • 2.2. GlobalData Report Guide

3. Overview of Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in the US

  • 3.1. Need and Importance of Regulatory Structure
  • 3.2. Major Regulatory Laws for Hydraulic Fracturing in the US
    • 3.2.1. Federal Level
    • 3.2.2. State Level

4. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing at the Federal Level

  • 4.1. Environment Protection Agency
  • 4.2. Bureau of Land Management
  • 4.3. Federal Level Laws
    • 4.3.1. Safe Drinking Water Act
    • 4.3.2. Clean Water Act
    • 4.3.3. Clean Air Act

5. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Colorado

  • 5.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in Colorado
  • 5.2. Fracking Regulations by Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
  • 5.3. Rules and Regulations Framed by Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for Hydraulic Fracturing
  • 5.4. Local Government Regulations in Colorado

6. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Texas

  • 6.1. Overview of Shale Plays in Texas
  • 6.2. Fracking Regulations of the Rail Road Commission
  • 6.3. Rules and Regulations Framed by the Rail Road Commission

7. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Pennsylvania

  • 7.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in Pennsylvania
  • 7.2. Fracking Regulations by the Department of Environmental Protection
  • 7.3. Rules and Regulations framed by the Department of Environmental Protection
    • 7.3.1. Rules under the Oil and Gas Act (Act 223)
    • 7.3.2. Act of July 25, 1961, Oil and Gas Conservation Law

8. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in North Dakota

  • 8.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in North Dakota
  • 8.2. Oil and Gas Division of Department of Mineral Resources Regulates Hydraulic Fracturing Activities in North Dakota
  • 8.3. Rules and Regulations Framed by the Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

9. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in New York

  • 9.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in New York
  • 9.2. Fracking Regulations by the Department of Environmental Conservation
  • 9.3. Rules and Regulations by the Department of Environmental Conservation

10. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Arkansas

  • 10.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in Arkansas
  • 10.2. Fracking Regulations by the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission
  • 10.3. Rules and Regulations by the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission

11. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan

  • 11.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan
  • 11.2. Fracking Regulations by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
  • 11.3. Rules and Regulations by the Department of Environmental Quality
    • 11.3.1. Permitting Instructions
    • 11.3.2. Completion Instructions
    • 11.3.3. Reporting Instructions

12. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Louisiana

  • 12.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in Louisiana
  • 12.2. Fracking Regulations by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Office of Conservation
  • 12.3. Rules and Regulations by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Office of Conservation

13. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Ohio

  • 13.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in Ohio
  • 13.2. Fracking Regulations by the Division of Mineral Resource Management
  • 13.3. Rules and Regulations by the Division of Mineral Resource Management
  • 13.4. Senate Bill 315

14. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Oklahoma

  • 14.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in Oklahoma
  • 14.2. Fracking Regulations by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission
  • 14.3. Rules and Regulations by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission

15. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in West Virginia

  • 15.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in West Virginia
  • 15.2. Fracking Regulations by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
  • 15.3. Rules and Regulations by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection

16. Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing in Alabama

  • 16.1. Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing in Alabama
  • 16.2. Fracking Regulations by the State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama
  • 16.3. Rules and Regulations by the State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama

17. Appendix

  • 17.1. Market Definitions
  • 17.2. Abbreviations
  • 17.3. Sources
    • 17.3.1. Methodology
    • 17.3.2. Coverage
    • 17.3.3. Secondary Research
    • 17.3.4. Primary Research
  • 17.4. Contact Us
  • 17.5. Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Hydraulic Fracturing, Water Usage of Shale Gas Fracking Operations in the US, 2012

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Exploration and Production Industry, Horizontal Well with Multiple Fractures by Hydraulic Fracturing, 2012
  • Figure 2: Hydraulic Fracturing, Clean Air Act, Costs and Benefits, 2012
  • Figure 3: Colorado, Green River Shale Formations, 2012
  • Figure 4: Colorado, Niobrara Basin, 2012
  • Figure 5: Colorado, Hydraulic Fracturing, Casing, 2012
  • Figure 6: Texas, Hydraulic Fracturing, Casing, 2012
  • Figure 7: Pennsylvania, Hydraulic Fracturing, Location of Marcellus Shale Formation, 2012
  • Figure 8: North Dakota, Hydraulic Fracturing, Location of Bakken Shale, 2012
  • Figure 9: New York, Hydraulic Fracturing, Marcellus Shale, 2012
  • Figure 10: Arkansas, Hydraulic Fracturing, Fayetteville Shale, 2012
  • Figure 11: Ohio, Hydraulic fracturing, Marcellus and Utica Shales, 2012
  • Figure 12: West Virginia, Hydraulic Fracturing, Marcellus Shale, 2012
  • Figure 13: Alabama, Hydraulic Fracturing, Floyd and Conasauga Shales, 2012
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