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NC fracking bill becomes law with veto override
AP ^ | 7/2/12 | Associated Press

Posted on 07/03/2012 8:34:42 AM PDT by greenwill

RALEIGH, N.C. - The gas-drilling process known as "fracking" will be authorized in North Carolina now that the General Assembly has overridden Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto of a bill that sets rules and regulations for the form of shale gas production.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: democrats; elections; fracking; ncfracking; northcarolina; shale; vetooverride
The House voted late Monday night 72-47 in favor of overriding her veto. The margin was just enough to meet the 60-percent majority required for overrides. Senators voted 29-13 earlier in the day.

Perdue issued the veto Sunday, saying she objected to the bill based on environmental and other concerns.

1 posted on 07/03/2012 8:34:47 AM PDT by greenwill
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To: greenwill

One dem accidentally voted in favor, lol


2 posted on 07/03/2012 8:41:05 AM PDT by Flightdeck (If you hear me yell "Eject, Eject, Eject!" the last two will be echos...)
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To: Flightdeck

good job NC Republicans!!!


3 posted on 07/03/2012 8:43:25 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: greenwill

Perdue is so aptly named.


4 posted on 07/03/2012 8:43:52 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (The Democratic Party strongly supports full civil rights for necro-Americans!)
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To: Flightdeck

I believe she was told by the vote counters that it would fail, even without her vote, and wanted to be on record as supporting it. I love it when their games fail them.


5 posted on 07/03/2012 8:44:05 AM PDT by Ingtar ("As the light begins to fade in the city on the hill")
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To: Flightdeck

It was probably just an accident ... bump! ;-)


6 posted on 07/03/2012 8:45:05 AM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: greenwill
This is great news! Beverly Purdue has been almost as bad a governor as Obama has been a POTUS!!
7 posted on 07/03/2012 8:45:18 AM PDT by srmorton (Deut. 30 19: "..I have set before you life and death,....therefore, choose life..")
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To: greenwill

Is there any “frackable” gas/oil in NC, or was this just for show?


8 posted on 07/03/2012 8:46:53 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: greenwill

Nice little boot in the butt for Perdue as she exits left in November.

Maybe there’s hope for NC afterall.


9 posted on 07/03/2012 8:47:40 AM PDT by moovova
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To: srmorton

Wonder if the Obama campaign will banish her to the weeds during the convention? Having such a ‘loser’ on the stage with The Won might upset his mojo & they don’t care who they throw under the bus.


10 posted on 07/03/2012 8:49:21 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: greenwill
Your user name reminded me of Greenwillie.
11 posted on 07/03/2012 8:51:47 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: nascarnation

“Is there any “frackable” gas/oil in NC, or was this just for show?”

There doesn’t appear to be any known shale gas reservoirs there and I doubt if there is any oil so it is for show.

http://www.energyindustryphotos.com/shale_gas_map_shale_basins.htm


12 posted on 07/03/2012 8:57:43 AM PDT by Okieshooter
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To: nascarnation

There is no current production in North Carolina, to my knowledge. Their best bet would be coalbed methane or offshore where some wells found some non-commercial shows back the 1970-1980’s. There have only been 129 wells drilled in the entire state. That is less than a three-mile radius of where I am sitting in my office in Texas. Only seven wells have been drilled in NC since 1980. Next, Maine will ban fracing and then override it for show.


13 posted on 07/03/2012 9:08:28 AM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector; nascarnation; Okieshooter
“Using a geology-based assessment method, the USGS estimates the mean undiscovered natural gas resources in the Deep River Basin in North Carolina to be 1,660 billion cubic feet of gas and 83 million barrels of natural gas liquids. Based on the 2010 average daily natural gas consumption volume in North Carolina of 811 million cubic feet per day, the USGS mean estimate of 1.66 trillion cubic feet could meet the state’s natural gas demand for 5.6 years.

NC Dept of Env. & Natural Resources statement on USGS survey

It's Triassic Basin, if that means anything to you geologically. All I know is the Triassic had dinosaurs. And cavemen!

14 posted on 07/03/2012 9:33:54 AM PDT by Skulllspitter
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To: Tunehead54; Flightdeck
Heh! Like I said ... ;-)

House Dem says she erred on NC fracking override

15 posted on 07/03/2012 9:45:00 AM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: Flightdeck

Several Democrats voted for it, but one did by accident and she is beside herself bc that was the deciding vote.


16 posted on 07/03/2012 9:47:23 AM PDT by Tea Party Terrorist (Fast & Furious: Proof the Government should not have access to guns)
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To: Skulllspitter

“All I know is the Triassic had dinosaurs. And cavemen!”

I believe that there were some early dinosaurs during that period, but it was a bit early for cavemen, 245 to 208 million years ago.

Just because the USGS says that deposits there that doesn’t mean they are commercially viable, but maybe so. After all much of the oil and gas being produced today wasn’t viable a few years ago. New technolgy and increasing prices can change everything.


17 posted on 07/03/2012 9:53:07 AM PDT by Okieshooter
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To: greenwill
The gas-drilling process known as "fracking"

Sigh...

Fracking is not a gas drilling process.

It is a "process" that is done after drilling is completed. It is done for both oil and gas wells.

18 posted on 07/03/2012 10:13:47 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: nascarnation; Okieshooter; crusty old prospector
“Is there any “frackable” gas/oil in NC, or was this just for show?”

There doesn’t appear to be any known shale gas reservoirs there and I doubt if there is any oil so it is for show.

There is no current production in North Carolina, to my knowledge.

There is no current oil production in North Carolina.

Oil Production by State
http://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/pet_crd_crpdn_adc_mbblpd_m.htm

There is no current gas production in North Carolina.

Number of Producing Gas Wells by State
http://www.eia.gov/state/state-energy-profiles-analysis.cfm?sid=NC

However, there is potential to produce from tight formations such as shale.

Hydrocarbon Source Rocks in the Deep River
and Dan River Triassic Basins, North Carolina
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1108/ofr2008-1108.pdf

N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Shale Gas - Overview / Introduction
http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/guest/shale-gas

19 posted on 07/03/2012 10:28:57 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: greenwill
Perdue issued the veto Sunday, saying she objected to the bill based on environmental and other concerns because she is a mindless economy-killing Democrat.

There, fixed it.

20 posted on 07/03/2012 10:37:51 AM PDT by Hoodat (“An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy.” - John Marshall)
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To: Hoodat
she is gone in January
21 posted on 07/03/2012 10:39:48 AM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: Skulllspitter

I am not totally familiar with the Triassic of the Eastern Seaboard but in the 1980’s, there was some deep drilling in what was called the Newark Basin. From what I remember, there aren’t any associated source beds as the rocks are similar to what is being deposited in something like the Dead Sea of today. It was a rift-valley with either a freshwater lake or a very salty inland sea that filled it. Although, there are some freshwater lakes that have served as source rocks in the Uinta Basin in the Rockies and elsewhere around the globe. Those USGS studies are put out by the same type of people who seek grant money for global warming studies on spotted owls. But, as the saying in our profession goes, where oil (and gas) are ultimately found is in the minds of men. Someone with deep pockets just needs to poke a few more holes in the ground. With natural gas prices in the toilet for the foreseeable future, it may be a few decades away.


22 posted on 07/03/2012 11:25:19 AM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Ingtar

Somebody probably told her Justice John was taking care of everything......


23 posted on 07/03/2012 11:28:20 AM PDT by arrdon (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.)
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To: Okieshooter
I believe that there were some early dinosaurs during that period, but it was a bit early for cavemen, 245 to 208 million years ago.

Did they have global warming back then? I mean with all the dinosaur farts and all :)

24 posted on 07/03/2012 12:13:03 PM PDT by upchuck (FACEBOOK... Share pointless stuff with friends you don't know. Beg for intrusion into your life.)
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To: thackney
Dems, enviro-whackos and the rest of the Retarded Left have yet to figure out what fracking is, so repeating yourself is a no-win.

The Left has been told that fracking is bad, so it now becomes an Article of the True Faith.

The faith of snake handling evangelicals is no match for the faith of a Leftist Enviromentalist.

25 posted on 07/03/2012 12:26:40 PM PDT by jonascord (Any Democrat = Classic examples of the Downing Effect.)
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To: thackney

“...It is a “process” that is done after drilling is completed. It is done for both oil and gas wells....”

Amen and thank you!!
I’m sitting here in my office in the middle of the Eagle Ford.
139 wells in the whole state of NC? That’s just barely a good start for a small area over here. The next stabilizer I’m working on will take this one facility alone to almost 25,000 bbls/day with a future potential to over 50,000 bbl/day.
Man, I just love the smell of fresh oil condensate first thing in the morning with a flow back well flare to light up the dawn!!! It’s the smell and view of capitalistic money...the kind the lib commies absolutely and vehemently deplore. Just the very thought of the common American man or woman making a decent buck for their families just drives em even more insane. Screw em....bring me some more frack sand, please!!!!! Lord, I love this business!!!!


26 posted on 07/03/2012 1:31:53 PM PDT by lgjhn23
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To: greenwill

NC has 47 elected idiots.


27 posted on 07/03/2012 1:56:03 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: greenwill
Thank goodness for the voters of NC who elected legislators to challenge this weak Governor's veto. The future potential economic benefits to citizens throughout the State were worth it--once she and her fellow Dems leave office.
28 posted on 07/03/2012 2:01:45 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: thackney
How many thousands of posts and still we get:

The gas-drilling process known as "fracking"

If only someone would think up a centralized process where the government could educate us all. Then things like this wouldn't keep happening. ;-]

29 posted on 07/03/2012 3:20:13 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: thackney

Eat some bad NC BBQ and you’ll have all the “frackable gas” you can handle. (I don’t like it vinegary).


30 posted on 07/03/2012 4:06:34 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

http://www.wral.com/news/local/story/9335301/

NC gas well cooked up some BBQ last year.


31 posted on 07/03/2012 5:44:47 PM PDT by bricks4all@aol.com
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To: greenwill

NC House to Governor Perdue: “Frack You.”

Hank


32 posted on 07/03/2012 10:10:55 PM PDT by County Agent Hank Kimball (Screw it. Newt's the smartest candidate and the guy I want to see debating Obummer. Flame away.)
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To: greenwill

I just watched “Gasland” tonight.


33 posted on 07/03/2012 10:42:34 PM PDT by Cedar
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To: Hoodat
because she is a mindless economy-killing Democrat.

ping

34 posted on 07/04/2012 5:39:12 PM PDT by alrea (And it's not right at home right now, and the American people know it." C. Rice)
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To: Cedar

http://www.anga.us/TruthAboutGasland

http://www.energyindepth.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Debunking-GasLand.pdf

http://www.energyindepth.org/debunking-gasland/

http://cogcc.state.co.us/library/GASLAND%20DOC.pdf

http://www.masterresource.org/2012/06/truthland-the-factual-alternative-to-gasland/


35 posted on 07/05/2012 5:06:41 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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