Meter Reading: Eagle Ford Vying For Top Play, Storms Threaten Ozone, and More
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A new study says strong thunderstorms could damage the ozone layer.
Eagle Ford contends for No. 1 Shale Play – “Highly productive wells and the vast size of the Eagle Ford Shale are combining to make the South Texas shale play a contender for being the best in the nation, according to a new report.” — San Antonio Express-News
For Exxon, Natural Gas Becomes a Costly Burden – “The oil and natural-gas production boom sweeping the U.S. may be good for the country’s economic health, but it hasn’t recently been much help to energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp. Lackluster second-quarter financial results from Exxon’s U.S. oil and natural-gas production cast a shadow on the record global profit the company reported Thursday.” — Wall Street Journal
Strong Storms Threaten Ozone Layer Over U.S., Study Says “Strong summer thunderstorms that pump water high into the upper atmosphere pose a threat to the protective ozone layer over the United States, researchers said on Thursday, drawing one of the first links between climate change and ozone loss over populated areas.” — New York Times