Fracking

Resource pages for "Fracking"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


It’s a Gusher!

A mile beneath the surface of West Texas, there are 75 billion barrels of oil in Permian Basin shale deposits.

Fuel for Growth

Pennsylvania's new governor wants the natural gas boom to power economic development efforts in the state.
Larry Parman.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Larry Parman, Oklahoma Secretary Of Commerce

Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state's secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.

Flying Without Altitude

A major U.S. airport looks to expand its revenue by drilling under its runways.

Packing and Leaving

New laws and public scrutiny are spurring a wave of relocations for some traditional industries.

First Word: We’re No. 1

What a difference five years can make. The U.S. has undergone nothing short of an Energy Revolution and reclaimed it position as the world's largest energy producer.

The Reckoning

Memo to climate change deniers: You're gonna need a bigger boat.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Lesley Whatley, Director, START-UP NY

START-UP NY officially launched on January 1, 2014 and has already received significant interest from the business community. Find out how this new program is taking off.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds… With Larry V. Parman, Secretary, Oklahoma Department Of Commerce

Oklahoma Secretary Parman recaps plans for energy conservation, logistics, and natural gas exploration in the state.
Gov Tom Corbett

FEATURE STORY: Ringing The Bell For Growth

With huge reserves of low-cost energy, world-class R&D facilities and streamlined grants that yield solid returns, Pennsylvania wants everyone to know it’s ready to take on all comers.

BUSINESS REPORT: Fracking Boom Spurs Growth Of Supply Chain In Upstate NY

Alita USA Holdings has chosen Buffalo as the site of its new $102-million steel pipe plant, which will supply natural gas drilling operations in the multi-state Marcellus shale formation.

European Union Avoids Fracturing

The EU's financial union may be cracking, but our friends overseas seem to be uniting over one thing: they don't like fracking.

LOCATION FOCUS: California Dreamin’ – A Rebound Fueled By New Energy

As the economic picture brightens in the Golden State, energy reserves that could unlock $1 trillion in new state revenues beckon. From the January/February 2013 issue

Study Finds New Natural Gas Development Could Create More Than 45,000 Jobs And $9...

Study is first comprehensive look at Illinois jobs that could be created using hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies

Black Gold Rush

The key to unlocking California's economic rebound may be sitting deep in Monterey shale.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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