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03.12.13

Shots fired at W. Pa. gas drilling site

Police say there are no injuries after an apparent drive-by shooting at a Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling site in northwestern Pennsylvania.

 

03.12.13

Pa. water study shows spill concerns small

Pennsylvania's waterways show little evidence of damage from toxic chemical spills from its fast-growing natural gas industry, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.

 

03.12.13

Gas Impact Fee Cuts Township's Property Taxes In Half

Homeowners in a township in Bradford County are experiencing something rather unusual: a drop in property taxes by 50 percent!

 

03.11.13

Cause of off-color, fetid water eludes Pa. town

What causes clear, fresh country well water to turn orange or black, or smell so bad that it's undrinkable?

 

03.09.13

PTI breaks ground for $3.5 million gas, oil technology center in North Fayette

Eight shiny new shovels were wielded by eight VIPs wearing suits and white hardhats, each emblazoned with three black letters - PTI - during a ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday for Pittsburgh Technical Institute's $3.5 million energy technology center that will house courses in oil and gas electronics.

 

03.08.13

Pipeline and Infrastructure 101: Test Your Knowledge!

Gathering lines, midstream operations, cryogenic processing facilities, fractionation. These new terms reflect additional investments that bring natural gas closer to consumers and manufacturers.

 

03.08.13

Buffett's Railway Firm Poised for Biggest Move Since Steam to Diesel

Rail company BNSF expects to be moving a million barrels of oil a day in the not too distant future, and it would like to move it with natural gas powered engines.

 

03.08.13

Push for leases under way in Mercer County

Even as oil and gas companies operating across Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale formation have curbed some drilling in the East and shifted their focus to wet gas reserves in the Southwest, the market for mineral leases in Mercer County is strong, say county officials and industry experts.

 

03.08.13

Venture proposes 'Bluegrass Pipeline' to the Gulf Coast

More natural gas liquids extracted from underneath Pennsylvania will start flowing to petrochemical facilities and export markets near the Gulf Coast through a new pipeline project announced Thursday.

 

03.08.13

Compressed gas station contract gets council's OK

It should be by the end of the year when the public will be able to drive up to a fast-fill compressed natural gas fuel pump in Williamsport and fill'er up.