Resources

Research

Air

"Air Toxics One-Year Report: Oil Companies Used Millions of Pounds of Air-Polluting Chemicals in Los Angeles Basin Neighborhoods." Center for Biological Diversity, Physicians for Social Responsibility - LA, Communities for a Better Environment, Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment. June 2014.

Allen, David T., V.M. Torres, J. Thomas, et al. "Measurements of methane emissions at natural gas production sites in the United States." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. August, 2013.

"Detailed California-Modified GREET Pathway for California Reformulated Gasoline Blendstock for Oxygenate Blending (CARBOB) from Average Crude Refined in California." California Environmental Protection Agency, Air Resources Board, Stationary Source Division. September, 2012.

Field, R.A., Soltis, J. and S. Murphy. "Air Quality Concerns of Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas Production." Environmental Science Processes & Impacts. February 2014.

Fischerand, Marc L. and Seongeun Jeong. "Inverse Modeling to Verify California’s Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory." The California Air Resources Board. June, 2012.

Jacobson, Mark Z., et al. "Evaluating the Technical and Economic Feasibility of Repowering California for all Purposes with Wind, Water, and Sunlight." May, 2013.

Kang, Mary. "CO2, Methane, and Brine Leakage through Subsurface Pathways: Exploring Modeling, Measurement, and Policy Options." Princeton University. June, 2014.

Karion, Anna, et al. "Methane emissions estimate from airborne measurements over a western United States natural gas field." Geophysical Research Letters.

Karras, Greg. "Combustion Emissions from Refining Lower Quality Oil." Environmental Science and Technology. November, 2010.

Macey, Gregg P., et al. "Air concentrations of volatile compounds near oil and gas production: a community-based exploratory study." Environmental Health. October 30, 2014.

May, Julia. "The Increasing Burden of Oil Refineries and Fossil Fuels in Wilmington, California." Communities for a Better Environment. April, 2009.

McKenzie, Lisa M., et al. "Human health risk assessment of air emissions from development of unconventional natural gas resources." Science of the Total Environment. February, 2012.

Miller, Scot M., et al. "Anthropogenic emissions of methane in the United States." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. October, 2013.

Peischl, J., T.B. Ryerson, et al. "Quantifying sources of methane using light alkanes in the Los Angeles basin, California." Journal of Geophysical Research. May, 2013.

Salmon, Ryan and Andrew Logan. "Flaring Up: North Dakota Natural Gas Flaring More Than Doubles in Two Years." Ceres. July, 2013.

"State of the Air: California." The American Lung Association. 2013.

Thoma, Eben. "Measurement of Emissions from Produced Water Ponds: Upstream Oil and Gas Study #1." National Risk Management Research Laboratory. October, 2009.

"Towards a Road Map for Mitigating the Rates and Occurrences of Long-Term Wellbore Leakage." University of Waterloo, Geofirma Engineering Ltd. May 22, 2014.

"Toxic and Dirty Secrets: The Truth About Fracking and Your Family’s Health." The Center for Environmental Health. 2010.

"What are Air Contaminants?." California Department of Public Health. 2014.


 

California Regulatory Documents

"2011 Preliminary Report of Oil and Gas Production Statistics." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. 2012.

"2012 Preliminary Report of California Oil and Gas Production Statistics." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. April, 2013.

"AQMD Board Meeting-Proposed Rule 1148.2." AQMD. April 2013.

"California Laws For Conservation of Petroleum & Gas." October, 2012.

Edgcomb, John D. "Two Lawsuits Filed Against DOGGR for Programmatic Violations of CEQA and Other California Laws in its Issuance of Permits for Hydraulic Fracking Wells." California Fracking Law. September, 2013.

"Frequently Asked Questions About CEQA." California Natural Resources Agency. 2007.

"Hydraulic Fracturing: An Overview and EPA Region 9 Perspective." Environmental Protection Agency. May, 2013.

"Interim Written Notice and Certification of Compliance to Address Mandates of Senate Bill 4." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. November, 2013.

"Issue General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit discharges from offshore oil and gas platforms." California Coastal Commission. July, 2001.

"Narrative Description of Well Stimulation Draft Regulations." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. November, 2013.

"Oil Exploration and Production Wastes Initiative." California Department of Toxic Substances Control, Hazardous Waste Management Program, Statewide Compliance Division. May, 2002.

"Regulatory Controls Over Well Stimulation." Los Angeles Department of City Planning. November 2014.

"SB 4 Interim Well Stimulation Treatment Regulations." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. December, 2013.

"SB 4 Well Stimulation Treatment Regulations: Economic Impact Analysis." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. November, 2013.

"SB 4 Well Stimulation Treatment Regulations: Text of Proposed Regulations." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. November, 2013.

SCAQMD. "SCAQMD Proposed Rule 1148.2." Proposed Rule 1148.2 – Notification and Reporting Requirements for Oil and Gas Wells and Chemical Suppliers. April 2013.

Seiver, Owen H. and Thomas H. Hatfield. "The Determination of Thresholds of Environmental Significance in the Application of the California Environmental Quality Act." California State University, Northridge. March, 2001.

"Senate Bill 4 Implementation Plan." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. November, 2013.

"Senate Informational Hearing on Well Stimulation in the Oil and Gas Fields of California." June, 2013.

Senators Pavley and Hill. "SB 4 Implementation and Well Stimulation Regulations." 2013.

"Settlement Agreement with Vintage Production California LLC." California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Region. November, 2013.

"The California Environmental Quality Act: Article 7. EIR Process." Ceres. n.d.

"Well Counts And Production of Oil, Gas, And Water by County." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. 2012.


 

Climate

Allen, David T., V.M. Torres, J. Thomas, et al. "Measurements of methane emissions at natural gas production sites in the United States." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. August, 2013.

Brandt, Adam R. "Oil Depletion and the Energy Efficiency of Oil Production: The Case of California." Sustainability. June, 2011.

"Crude Carbon Intensity Values." California Air Resources Board. March, 2013.

"Detailed California-Modified GREET Pathway for California Reformulated Gasoline Blendstock for Oxygenate Blending (CARBOB) from Average Crude Refined in California." California Environmental Protection Agency, Air Resources Board, Stationary Source Division. September, 2012.

"Effects of Possible Changes In Crude Oil Slate on The U.S. Refining Sector’s CO2 Emissions." International Council on Clean Transportation. March, 2013.

Fischerand, Marc L. and Seongeun Jeong. "Inverse Modeling to Verify California’s Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory." The California Air Resources Board. June, 2012.

Jacobson, Mark Z., et al. "Evaluating the Technical and Economic Feasibility of Repowering California for all Purposes with Wind, Water, and Sunlight." May, 2013.

Kang, Mary. "CO2, Methane, and Brine Leakage through Subsurface Pathways: Exploring Modeling, Measurement, and Policy Options." Princeton University. June, 2014.

Karion, Anna, et al. "Methane emissions estimate from airborne measurements over a western United States natural gas field." Geophysical Research Letters.

Karras, Greg. "Combustion Emissions from Refining Lower Quality Oil." Environmental Science and Technology. November, 2010.

May, Julia. "The Increasing Burden of Oil Refineries and Fossil Fuels in Wilmington, California." Communities for a Better Environment. April, 2009.

Miller, Scot M., et al. "Anthropogenic emissions of methane in the United States." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. October, 2013.

Peischl, J., T.B. Ryerson, et al. "Quantifying sources of methane using light alkanes in the Los Angeles basin, California." Journal of Geophysical Research. May, 2013.

Robert Collier. "A New California Oil Boom? Drilling the Monterey Shale." Next Generation . December 2013.

Salmon, Ryan and Andrew Logan. "Flaring Up: North Dakota Natural Gas Flaring More Than Doubles in Two Years." Ceres. July, 2013.

Thoma, Eben. "Measurement of Emissions from Produced Water Ponds: Upstream Oil and Gas Study #1." National Risk Management Research Laboratory. October, 2009.

"Towards a Road Map for Mitigating the Rates and Occurrences of Long-Term Wellbore Leakage." University of Waterloo, Geofirma Engineering Ltd. May 22, 2014.


 

Economy

"2011 Preliminary Report of Oil and Gas Production Statistics." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. 2012.

"2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure: California." American Society of Civil Engineers. 2013.

"A Risk Too Great: Hydrofluoric Acid in US Refineries." United Steel Workers. April, 2013.

"AEO2014 Early Release Overview." Energy Information Administration . December, 2013.

"America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil and Gas Revolution and the US Economy." IHS CERA . December, 2012.

"Annual Energy Outlook 2012 with Projections to 2035." U.S. Energy Information Administration. June, 2012.

"Annual Energy Outlook 2013 with Projections to 2040." U.S. Energy Information Administration. April, 2013.

Avalos, Antonio and David Vera. "The Petroleum Industry and the Monterey Shale: Current Economic Impact and the Economic Future of the San Joaquin Valley." California State University, Fresno. August, 2013.

Brandt, Adam R. "Oil Depletion and the Energy Efficiency of Oil Production: The Case of California." Sustainability. June, 2011.

Dobb, Edwin. "The New Oil Landscape." National Geographic. March, 2013.

"Domestic Crude Imports By Rail 2013." California Energy Almanac. 2013.

"Economic Impacts of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry on the U.S. Economy in 2011." American Petroleum Institute. July, 2013.

El Shaari, Nabile. "Is There a ‘Silver Bullet Technique’ For Stimulating California’s Monterey Shale?." Society of Petroleum Engineers. May, 2011.

Ershaghi, Iraj and Omar B. Milligan. "Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Reservoirs in California." University of Southern California. September, 2012.

Gordon, Peter, Park, J., Khodabakhshnejad, A. "The Monterey Shale and California’s Economic Future." USC School of Public Policy. March, 2013.

Haggerty, Julia, P.H. Gude, et al. "Oil and Gas Extraction as an Economic Development Strategy in the American West: A Longitudinal Performance Analysis, 1980-2011." Headwaters Economics. December, 2013.

"Hazard Alert: Worker Exposure to Silica during Hydraulic Fracturing." Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 2012.

Hughes, David J. "Drill, Baby, Drill: Can Unconventional Fuels Usher in a New Era of Energy Abundance?." The Post Carbon Institute. February, 2013.

Hughes, David J. "Drilling California: A Reality Check on the Monterey Shale." Post Carbon Institute. December, 2013.

Jackson, Robert B., et al. "The Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking." Annual Review. 2014.

Jacobson, Mark Z., et al. "Evaluating the Technical and Economic Feasibility of Repowering California for all Purposes with Wind, Water, and Sunlight." May, 2013.

King, George E. "Hydraulic Fracturing 101: What Every Representative, Environmentalist, Regulator, Reporter, Investor, University Researcher, Neighbor and Engineer Should Know About Estimating Frac Risk and Improving Frac Performance in Unconventional Gas and Oil Wells." Society of Petroleum Engineers. 2012.

Klass, Alexandra B. and Danielle Meinhardt . "Transporting Oil and Gas: U.S. Infrastructure Challenges." University of Minnesota Law School . 2014.

Kleinhenz, Robert A., K. Ritter-Martinez, et al. "2013-2013 Mid-Year Economic Forecast & Industry Outlook." Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation. July, 2013.

Muehlenbachs, Lucijia, E. Spiller and C. Timmins. "Shale Gas Development and the Cost of Groundwater Contamination Risk." Resources for the Future. 2013.

"Oil and Gas Extraction Inputs: Occupational Safety and Health Risks." The Center for Disease Control. N/A.

Pless, Jacquelyn. "Oil and Gas Severance Taxes: States Work to Alleviate Fiscal Pressures Amid the Natural Gas Boom." National Conference of State Legislators. February, 2012.

"Review of Emerging Resources: U.S. Shale Gas and Shale Oil Plays." U.S. Energy Information Administration. July, 2011.

Robert Collier. "A New California Oil Boom? Drilling the Monterey Shale." Next Generation . December 2013.

"SB 4 Well Stimulation Treatment Regulations: Economic Impact Analysis." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. November, 2013.

"The Petroleum Industry in California." Western States Petroleum Association. N/A.

"Well Counts And Production of Oil, Gas, And Water by County." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. 2012.

Western States Petroleum Association . "Assessment of Petroleum Industry Economic Impact to the State of California." Purvin & Gertz Inc. . June 2011.


 

Fracking Information

Alvarez, Johannes and Sungyun Han. "Current Overview of Cyclic Steam Injection Process." Journal of Petroleum Science Research. July, 2013.

Bailin, Deborah, P. Rogerson, J. Agatstein, J. Imm and P. Phartiyal. "Toward an Evidence Based Fracking Debate: Science, Democracy, and Community Right to Know in Unconventional Oil and Gas Development." Union of Concerned Scientists. October, 2013.

"Basin Oriented Strategies for CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery." U.S. Department of Energy. 2005.

"Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing." United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. April, 2011.

Colborn, Theo, C. Kwiatkowski, K. Schultz and M. Bachran. "Natural Gas Operations from a Public Health Perspective." Human Ecological Risk Assessment. September, 2011.

"Health Effects of Chemicals Used in Fracking." Physicians for Social Responsibility, Los Angeles. August, 2013.

Jackson, Robert B., et al. "The Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking." Annual Review of Environment and Resources. August, 2014.

Jackson, Robert B., et al. "The Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking." Annual Review. 2014.

King, George E. "Hydraulic Fracturing 101: What Every Representative, Environmentalist, Regulator, Reporter, Investor, University Researcher, Neighbor and Engineer Should Know About Estimating Frac Risk and Improving Frac Performance in Unconventional Gas and Oil Wells." Society of Petroleum Engineers. 2012.

Robert Collier. "A New California Oil Boom? Drilling the Monterey Shale." Next Generation . December 2013.

Sang, Wenjing et. al. "Effect of Hydrofracking Fluid on Colloid Transport in the Unsaturated Zone." American Chemical Society. June 6, 2014.

Shonkoff, Seth B. "Public Health Dimensions of Horizontal Hydraulic Fracturing: Knowledge, Obstacles, Tactics, and Opportunities." April, 2012.

"The Hydraulic Fracturing Water Cycle." United States Environmental Protection Agency. 2013.

"Towards a Road Map for Mitigating the Rates and Occurrences of Long-Term Wellbore Leakage." University of Waterloo, Geofirma Engineering Ltd. May 22, 2014.


 

Health

Bailin, Deborah, P. Rogerson, J. Agatstein, J. Imm and P. Phartiyal. "Toward an Evidence Based Fracking Debate: Science, Democracy, and Community Right to Know in Unconventional Oil and Gas Development." Union of Concerned Scientists. October, 2013.

Bamberger, Michelle and Robert E. Oswald. "Impacts of Gas Drilling on Human and Animal Health." January, 2012.

"Birth Outcomes and Maternal Residential Proximity to Natural Gas Development in Rural Colorado." Environmental Health Perspectives. 2014.

Brown, Valerie J. "Radionuclides in Fracking Wastewater." Environmental Health Perspectives. February 2014.

"Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing." United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. April, 2011.

Colborn, Theo, C. Kwiatkowski, K. Schultz and M. Bachran. "Natural Gas Operations from a Public Health Perspective." Human Ecological Risk Assessment. September, 2011.

Cooley, Heather and Kristina Donnelly. "Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Resources: Separating the Frack from the Fiction." Pacific Institute. June, 2012.

Digiulio, Dominic, R. Wilkin, C. Miller and G. Oberley. "Investigation of Ground Water Contamination near Pavillion, Wyoming." U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. December, 2011.

"Hazard Alert: Worker Exposure to Silica during Hydraulic Fracturing." Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 2012.

"Health Effects of Chemicals Used in Fracking." Physicians for Social Responsibility, Los Angeles. August, 2013.

"Information on Shale Resources, Development, and Environmental and Public Health Risks." United States Government Accountability Office. September, 2012.

Jacobson, Mark Z., et al. "Evaluating the Technical and Economic Feasibility of Repowering California for all Purposes with Wind, Water, and Sunlight." May, 2013.

Kassotis, Christopher D., et al. "Estrogen and Androgen Receptor Activities of Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals and Surface and Ground Water in a Drilling-Dense Region." Endocrinology . December, 2013.

King, George E. "Hydraulic Fracturing 101: What Every Representative, Environmentalist, Regulator, Reporter, Investor, University Researcher, Neighbor and Engineer Should Know About Estimating Frac Risk and Improving Frac Performance in Unconventional Gas and Oil Wells." Society of Petroleum Engineers. 2012.

Lustgarten, Abrahm. "Buried Secrets: Is Natural Gas Drilling Endangering U.S. Water Supplies?." Pro Publica. November, 2008.

May, Julia. "The Increasing Burden of Oil Refineries and Fossil Fuels in Wilmington, California." Communities for a Better Environment. April, 2009.

McKenzie, Lisa M., et al. "Human health risk assessment of air emissions from development of unconventional natural gas resources." Science of the Total Environment. February, 2012.

Myers, Tom. "Potential Contaminant Pathways from Hydraulically Fractured Shale to Aquifers." Ground Water. April, 2012.

"Oil Exploration and Production Wastes Initiative." California Department of Toxic Substances Control, Hazardous Waste Management Program, Statewide Compliance Division. May, 2002.

"Oil and Gas Extraction Inputs: Occupational Safety and Health Risks." The Center for Disease Control. N/A.

Rafferty, Margaret A. and Elena Limonik. "Is shale gas drilling an energy solution or public health crisis?." Public Health Nursing. April, 2013.

Russell, Cindy, M.D. "Fracking Our Farmland, Our Families and Our Future: A New Toxic Legacy." Santa Clara County Medical Association . nd. .

Shonkoff, Seth B. "Public Health Dimensions of Horizontal Hydraulic Fracturing: Knowledge, Obstacles, Tactics, and Opportunities." April, 2012.

Souther, S. et al. "Biotic impacts of energy development from shale: research priorities and knowledge gaps." The Ecological Society of America. August, 2014.

"Toxic and Dirty Secrets: The Truth About Fracking and Your Family’s Health." The Center for Environmental Health. 2010.

Vandenberg, Laura. "Hormones and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Low Dose Effects and Nonmonotonic Dose Responses." The Endocrine Society. 2012.

Warner, Nathaniel R., C.A. Christie, et al. "Impacts of Shale Gas Wastewater Disposal on Water Quality in Western Pennsylvania." Environmental Science and Technology. 2013.

"Webinar on Fracking in California." Physicians for Social Responsibility, Los Angeles. April, 2013.

"What are Air Contaminants?." California Department of Public Health. 2014.


 

Maps

"CA Oil Map 1." FracTracker. February 2014.

"CA Oil Map 2." FracTracker. February 2014.

"California Shallow Principal Aquifers." FracTracker. January 2014.

"Crude-by-Rail Facilities Map." FracTracker. February 2014.

"DOGGR Wells and SCAQMD Wells." FracTracker. January 2014.

"Local Government Actions." FracTracker. January 2014.

"Main and Short Line Railroads in California." FracTracker. February 2014.

"New Wells, Stimulations, and Federal Ozone Attainment." FracTracker. January 2014.

"Point Conception Offshore Oil Rig Platforms West of Santa Barbara Channel." FracTracker. January 2014.

"Santa Barbara Channel Offshore Oil Rig Platforms." FracTracker. January 2014.

"Water Source Wells and Injection Wells." FracTracker. January 2014.


 

Monterey Shale

"2011 Preliminary Report of Oil and Gas Production Statistics." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. 2012.

"2012 Preliminary Report of California Oil and Gas Production Statistics." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. April, 2013.

"AEO2014 Early Release Overview." Energy Information Administration . December, 2013.

"America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil and Gas Revolution and the US Economy." IHS CERA . December, 2012.

"Annual Energy Outlook 2012 with Projections to 2035." U.S. Energy Information Administration. June, 2012.

"Annual Energy Outlook 2013 with Projections to 2040." U.S. Energy Information Administration. April, 2013.

Avalos, Antonio and David Vera. "The Petroleum Industry and the Monterey Shale: Current Economic Impact and the Economic Future of the San Joaquin Valley." California State University, Fresno. August, 2013.

Brandt, Adam R. "Oil Depletion and the Energy Efficiency of Oil Production: The Case of California." Sustainability. June, 2011.

El Shaari, Nabile. "Is There a ‘Silver Bullet Technique’ For Stimulating California’s Monterey Shale?." Society of Petroleum Engineers. May, 2011.

Ershaghi, Iraj and Omar B. Milligan. "Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Reservoirs in California." University of Southern California. September, 2012.

Gordon, Peter, Park, J., Khodabakhshnejad, A. "The Monterey Shale and California’s Economic Future." USC School of Public Policy. March, 2013.

Hughes, David J. "Drill, Baby, Drill: Can Unconventional Fuels Usher in a New Era of Energy Abundance?." The Post Carbon Institute. February, 2013.

Hughes, David J. "Drilling California: A Reality Check on the Monterey Shale." Post Carbon Institute. December, 2013.

Kiparsky, Michael and Jayni Foley Hein. "Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in California: A Wastewater and Water Quality Perspective." Berkeley Center for Law, Energy & the Environment. April, 2013.

"Monterey Shale Focused Analyst Day." Venoco Inc. 2010.

"Review of Emerging Resources: U.S. Shale Gas and Shale Oil Plays." U.S. Energy Information Administration. July, 2011.

Robert Collier. "A New California Oil Boom? Drilling the Monterey Shale." Next Generation . December 2013.

Rowe, Greg, Robert Hurkmans, and Norman Jones. "Unlocking the Monterey Shale Potential at Elk Hills: A Case Study." 2004.

"The Petroleum Industry in California." Western States Petroleum Association. N/A.

"Well Counts And Production of Oil, Gas, And Water by County." California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas And Geothermal Resources. 2012.


 

Policy and Regulation

Alison Dettmer. "Briefing on Offshore Fracking and Other Well Stimulation Treatments." California Coastal Commission . February 2014.

"Assembly Hearing on Offshore Fracking." Assembly Select Committee on Coastal Protection. April, 2014.

Brady, William J. "Hydraulic Fracturing Regulation in the United States: The Laissez-Faire Approach of the Federal Government and Varying State Regulations." University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. 2012.

"California Public Lands: National System of Public Lands." U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management. 2013.

"Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing." United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. April, 2011.

Cooley, Heather and Kristina Donnelly. "Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Resources: Separating the Frack from the Fiction." Pacific Institute. June, 2012.

"Disclosing the Facts: Transparency and Risk in Hydraulic Fracturing Operations." As You Sow. 2013.

"Energy-Water Nexus: Coordinated Federal Approach Needed to Better Manage Energy and Water Tradeoffs." United States Government Accountability Office. September, 2012.

"Frequently Asked Questions About CEQA." California Natural Resources Agency. 2007.

"Hydraulic Fracturing: An Overview and EPA Region 9 Perspective." Environmental Protection Agency. May, 2013.

"Impediments to Public Health Research on Shale (Tight) Oil and Gas Development." Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy. May, 2013.

"Information on Shale Resources, Development, and Environmental and Public Health Risks." United States Government Accountability Office. September, 2012.

"Joint Informational Hearing on Hydraulic Fracturing in California: Water Quality Protection." May, 2013.

King, George E. "Hydraulic Fracturing 101: What Every Representative, Environmentalist, Regulator, Reporter, Investor, University Researcher, Neighbor and Engineer Should Know About Estimating Frac Risk and Improving Frac Performance in Unconventional Gas and Oil Wells." Society of Petroleum Engineers. 2012.

Kiparsky, Michael and Jayni Foley Hein. "Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in California: A Wastewater and Water Quality Perspective." Berkeley Center for Law, Energy & the Environment. April, 2013.

"Oil Exploration and Production Wastes Initiative." California Department of Toxic Substances Control, Hazardous Waste Management Program, Statewide Compliance Division. May, 2002.

"Plan to Study the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on Drinking Water Resources." U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. November, 2011.

Pless, Jacquelyn. "Oil and Gas Severance Taxes: States Work to Alleviate Fiscal Pressures Amid the Natural Gas Boom." National Conference of State Legislators. February, 2012.

"Rule 1148.2 Status Report." Stationary Source Committee. February 21, 2014.

"Safe Rail Transport of Crude Oil: What’s On the Horizon, and Are We Prepared?." California State Senate. 2014.

Seiver, Owen H. and Thomas H. Hatfield. "The Determination of Thresholds of Environmental Significance in the Application of the California Environmental Quality Act." California State University, Northridge. March, 2001.

"Senate Informational Hearing on Well Stimulation in the Oil and Gas Fields of California." June, 2013.

"Settlement Agreement with Vintage Production California LLC." California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Region. November, 2013.

"Split Estate Private Surface/Public Minerals: What Does it Mean to You?." U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management. 2006.

Vann, Adam, B.J. Murrill and M. Tiemann. "Hydraulic Fracturing: Selected Legal Issues." Congressional Research Service. November, 2013.


 

Safety

"A Risk Too Great: Hydrofluoric Acid in US Refineries." United Steel Workers. April, 2013.

Bamberger, Michelle and Robert E. Oswald. "Impacts of Gas Drilling on Human and Animal Health." January, 2012.

"Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing." United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. April, 2011.

Digiulio, Dominic, R. Wilkin, C. Miller and G. Oberley. "Investigation of Ground Water Contamination near Pavillion, Wyoming." U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. December, 2011.

"Disclosing the Facts: Transparency and Risk in Hydraulic Fracturing Operations." As You Sow. 2013.

"Domestic Crude Imports By Rail 2013." California Energy Almanac. 2013.

"Hazard Alert: Worker Exposure to Silica during Hydraulic Fracturing." Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 2012.

"Health Effects of Chemicals Used in Fracking." Physicians for Social Responsibility, Los Angeles. August, 2013.

"Impediments to Public Health Research on Shale (Tight) Oil and Gas Development." Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy. May, 2013.

King, George E. "Hydraulic Fracturing 101: What Every Representative, Environmentalist, Regulator, Reporter, Investor, University Researcher, Neighbor and Engineer Should Know About Estimating Frac Risk and Improving Frac Performance in Unconventional Gas and Oil Wells." Society of Petroleum Engineers. 2012.

Klass, Alexandra B. and Danielle Meinhardt . "Transporting Oil and Gas: U.S. Infrastructure Challenges." University of Minnesota Law School . March 2014.

"Occupational Exposures to Respirable Crystalline Silica During Hydraulic Fracturing." National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. March 2014.

"Oil and Gas Extraction Inputs: Occupational Safety and Health Risks." The Center for Disease Control. N/A.

"Oil by Rail Safety in California." State of California Interagency Working Group. June 10, 2014.

Robert Collier. "A New California Oil Boom? Drilling the Monterey Shale." Next Generation . December 2013.

"Safe Rail Transport of Crude Oil: What’s On the Horizon, and Are We Prepared?." Safe Rail Transport of Crude Oil Informational Hearing. Senate Energy, Utlities, And Communications Committee. February, 2014.

Sang, Wenjing et. al. "Effect of Hydrofracking Fluid on Colloid Transport in the Unsaturated Zone." American Chemical Society. June 6, 2014.

Souther, S. et al. "Biotic impacts of energy development from shale: research priorities and knowledge gaps." The Ecological Society of America. August, 2014.

Witter, Roxana et al. "Occupational Exposures in the Oil and Gas Extraction Industry." American Journal of Industrial Medicine. February 2014.


 

Seismology

Aminzadeh, Fred. "Induced Seismicity Aspects of Hydraulic Fracturing." University of Southern California. September, 2012.

Brodsky, Emily and Lia J. Lajoie. "Anthropogenic Seismicity Rates and Operational Parameters at the Salton Sea Geothermal Field." Science. July, 2013.

Donald, Paul L. and Fred Aminzadeh. "Managing Induced Seismicity in an Energy System Context." University of Southern California. September, 2012.

Ellsworth, William L., J. Robertson and C. Hook. "Man-Made Earthquakes Update." July, 2013.

Fountain, Henry. "Experts Eye Oil and Gas Industry as Quakes Shake." The New York Times. December, 2013.

Gan, Wei and Cliff Frohlich. "Gas injection may have triggered earthquakes in the Cogdell oil field, Texas." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. November, 2013.

Hamilton, Douglass H. and Richard L. Meehan. "Ground Rupture in the Baldwin Hills." Science. April, 1971.

"Induced Seismicity Primer." Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division. N/A.

Keranen, K.M., et. al. "Sharp increase in central Oklahoma seismicity since 2008 induced by massive wastewater injection." Science. July, 2014.

Keranen, Katie, H. Savage, et al. "Potentially Induced Earthquakes in Oklahoma: Links between wastewater injection and the 2011 Mw 5.7 earthquake sequence." Geology. March, 2013.

Kim, Won-Young. "Induced seismicity associated with fluid injection into a deep well in Youngstown, Ohio." Journal of Geophysical Research. July, 2013.

Sumy, D., Cochran E.,Keranen K., Wei, M., and Abers, G. "Observations of static Coulomb stress triggering." Observations of static Coulomb stress triggering of the November 2011 M5.7 Oklahoma earthquake sequence. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth . 2014.


 

Technology

"A Risk Too Great: Hydrofluoric Acid in US Refineries." United Steel Workers. April, 2013.

Alvarez, Johannes and Sungyun Han. "Current Overview of Cyclic Steam Injection Process." Journal of Petroleum Science Research. July, 2013.

"Basin Oriented Strategies for CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery." U.S. Department of Energy. 2005.

"Drilling Sideways — A Review of Horizontal Well Technology and Its Domestic Application." U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Office of Oil and Gas. April, 1993.

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