Montana Petroleum Association http://kufm.org en Fracking: America’s new “F” word http://kufm.org/post/fracking-america-s-new-f-word <p>Since the release of the film Gasland, the 60 year old petroleum extraction process of hydraulic fracturing, better known as “fracking” has been lighting up the media like the flaming faucets used to scare energy consumers.</p><p>Fracking, a post drilling injection that pumps pressurized water, sand, and publicly disclosed chemicals into tight formations several thousand feet below ground, is being used today with another innovation; horizontal drilling, to take America from energy scarcity, to energy abundance.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 17:38:20 +0000 Jessica Sena 13449 at http://kufm.org Coal, petroleum industry say Obama climate plan will hurt Montana http://kufm.org/post/coal-petroleum-industry-say-obama-climate-plan-will-hurt-montana <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Representatives from Montana’s coal and petroleum industries are blasting <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/image/president27sclimateactionplan.pdf" target="_blank">the new climate action plan announced by President Obama this week.</a></span></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:04:23 +0000 Dan Boyce 4539 at http://kufm.org Coal, petroleum industry say Obama climate plan will hurt Montana