Onshore “unconventional” natural gas production requiring hydraulic fracturing, which injects a mix of water, chemicals, and particles underground to create fractures through which gas can flow for collection, is estimated to increase by 45% between … MORE
Onshore “unconventional” natural gas production often requires hydraulic fracturing, which typically injects a mix of millions of gallons of water, thousands of gallons of chemicals, and particles deep underground to create fractures through which gas … MORE
Proponents are concerned about regulatory, legal, reputational, and financial risks associated with the environmental, health, and social impacts of hydraulic fracturing operations.
Historically, environmental and social shareholder proposals have failed to resonate with most investors. According to Proxy Monitor’s data from 2008 to 2010, the most likely resolutions to gain shareholder approval have related to relatively straightforward … MORE
RELEASE: Investors to Challenge Ultra Petroleum on Hydraulic Fracturing at Shareholder Meeting – Tuesday May 22
As You Sow Press Release
Ultra Petroluem Corporation is an independent energy company engaged in oil and natural gas exploration and production. As You Sow has engaged with Ultra Petroleum on issues related to hydraulic fracturing. Read more about our … MORE
TRIPLE PUNDIT – May 23, 2013 – For the fourth year in a row, a group of shareholders has organized to pressure oil and gas companies to disclose and address the risks of a drilling … MORE
TRIPLE PUNDIT – June 6, 2011 – The discoveries of massive deposits of natural gas may be America’s ticket to energy independence. These reserves are tucked far beneath the earth’s surface and requires extraction by … MORE
SMART PLANET – June 3, 2011 – This morning, I read where a British energy company has halted its hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking) operations in northwest England because of seismic activity reported near the area.
SOCIAL FUNDS – June 3, 2011 – At the annual meeting of Ultra Petroleum, the company refuses to permit shareowners to present their proposal, but votes in favor double that of 2010.
THE MOTLEY FOOL – June 3, 2011 – It doesn’t require a triple-digit IQ to identify the April 2010 tragedy aboard Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon rig as easily the most horrendous oil and gas environmental disaster … MORE
SRI Advisor – May 31, 2011 – Resolutions addressing the issue at Chevron and ExxonMobil, co-ﬁled by As You Sow and other sustainable investors, win substantial shareowner support, and Ultra Petroleum declines to release results … MORE
AS YOU SOW PRESS RELEASE – May 19, 2011 – On Wednesday, May 25 resolutions filed by the shareholder advocacy group As You Sow will be voted on by investors at the annual meetings of … MORE
BUSINESS INSURANCE – January 25, 2011 – Investors have filed shareholder resolutions asking several major oil and gas companies to disclose the environmental and financial risks associated with natural gas fracturing, or “fracking,” operations and … MORE
RESPONSIBLE INVESTOR – January 25, 2011 – US responsible investors have ﬁled a wide variety of resolutions ahead of the forthcoming proxy season, targeting issues as diverse as “fracking”, political contributions, network neutrality and oil … MORE
ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER – January 24, 2011 – Investors have ﬁled shareholder resolutions urging nine major oil and gas companies to disclose risks of their U.S. natural gas fracturing, or fracking, operations.
THE MOTLEY FOOL – January 21, 2011 – The specter of BP’s (NYSE: BP) Deepwater Horizon disaster last year, and the subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, hasn’t been put to rest. This … MORE
SNL FINANCIAL – January 21, 2011 – A coalition of environmentally minded investors is calling on leading oil and gas companies to improve transparency related to hydraulic fracturing practices and adopt policies that will mitigate … MORE
AS YOU SOW – June 14, 2010 – A proposal asking Ultra Petroleum to disclose what it is doing to reduce risks from toxic chemicals in natural gas drilling, and consider alternatives, won the support … MORE