A class-action lawsuit over natural gas royalties hinges on the question of when the company sold the gas, an industry expert said Friday.
John Mollenauer has viewed the prosperity raining on western Washington County from the Marcellus shale boom with all the longing of a kid staring through a candy store window.
A 5 percent severance tax on shale gas drilling that Gov. Tom Wolf plans to announce would be punitive and would hurt a burgeoning industry in the long run, House Speaker Mike Turzai warned Monday.
As it enters its fourth year, FracFocus, the nationwide system for disclosing chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing process, continues to improve its performance and versatility.
The expansion of a natural gas liquids pipeline that attracted some opposition during the first phase found a friendlier reception Thursday among Westmoreland County residents preparing for another round of construction.
Royal Dutch Shell warned Gov. Tom Wolf that policies which hurt gas production could affect the company's decision on whether to build a multibillion-dollar plant in Beaver County to turn ethane into plastics, the head of a gas industry group said Wednesday.
Key Northeast markets are "oversupplied" with natural gas, so the number of gas drilling rigs in Pennsylvania's prime Marcellus Shale counties is expected to drop until at least 2017.
EOG Resources became the latest major shale producer to state that it would "delay a significant number of completions" when it announced fourth-quarter results.