Maps of the Day: Eagle Ford Shale Rigs
Here's some background information on Eagle Ford:
Professor Mark J. Perry's Blog for Economics and Finance
From Minneapolis Craigslist:
The Calgary Herald is reporting today that the Apache Corporation has just discovered a huge shale gas reservoir in northern British Columbia.
"Mortgage applications increased 18% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 8.
NPR's Planet Money reporter Jacob Goldstein explains "Why It's Illegal To Braid Hair Without A License" on the NPR website, and in a longer NY Times Magazine article, with the following disturbing factoids:
The "Economic Miracle State" of North Dakota pumped another record amount of oil during the month of April at a rate of almost 610,000 barrels per day, which was an increase of 5.5% compared to March. North Dakota's oil production in April was noteworthy for several reasons: a) it was the first time the state's oil output exceeded 600,000 barrels per day, b) it was the largest year-over-year increase in the state's history at 73.5%, and c) it was the second straight month that North Dakota produced more oil than Alaska, after surpassing Alaska in March for the first time to become the country's No. 2 oil state.
Good Morning America -- "Under the plan in Niagara Falls, NY, graduates who have earned a 2- or 4-year degree in the past two years can apply for up to $3,500 a year (for two years) towards repayment of their student loans. The same deal would be offered to graduate students. Graduates of Niagara University and Niagara County Community College will be targeted at first, though the city hopes eventually to recruit graduates from other parts of the country.
"In keeping with an exploding North American trend, the appetite for truck grub is increasing in Toronto: over 300 food trucks are licensed to operate, and many trendy ‘gourmet food truck’ businesses have sprung up in the greater Toronto area in the past year or two, offering everything from fish tacos to maple-bacon doughnuts.