House moving Marcellus economic bills

House lawmakers plan action this week on bills providing millions of dollars of state tax credits and grants to develop a bigger market with vehicles using natural gas in Pennsylvania.



Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions declined in 2012

Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2012 were the lowest in the United States since 1994, at 5.3 billion metric tons of CO2. With the exception of 2010, emissions have declined every year since 2007.



Gas metering station tour offers insight into proposed facility

Anyone driving on state Route 11 past the Wyoming Monument can see in its shadow the two small brick structures surrounded by fencing. But not everybody notices them.



North Beaver natural gas plant faces resistance

Citizens sounded off against a proposed natural-gas-fired electric plant in North Beaver Township at a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection public hearing Wednesday.



Natural gas to Wyalusing?

Leatherstocking Gas Company representative Russell Miller gave a presentation Tuesday to the Wyalusing Township supervisors on the company's hopes of providing natural gas to the area.



Groundwater Contamination from Hydraulic Fracturing? Separating Fact from Fiction

Controversy surrounding groundwater contamination from shale gas development started to gain a significant media presence in 2009, coinciding with the early boom in the Marcellus Shale region.



State drilling fee revenue falls below $200M, following natural gas prices

Pennsylvania's drilling fee revenue dropped below $200 million this year as lower gas prices triggered a lower amount that deep-shale drillers must pay to the state.



Texas Eastern Transmissions plans gas pipeline improvements in Lebanon County

One of the nation's largest natural-gas-transmission companies is making plans to expand a pipeline that passes through the Lebanon Valley.



Dominion signs deal with India for gas exports

Dominion Resources announced an agreement Monday to liquefy up to 2.3 million metric tons of natural gas annually at its planned export terminal in Cove Point, Md., for a U.S. affiliate of GAIL, the largest state-owned natural gas processing and distribution company in India.



GIS offers estimates of gas industry activity to Gas Task Force

There's only so much land in Clinton County, and only so much natural gas to harvest beneath that land ... so how much can that drilling companies expand their footprint in our region? Where might they do so? When and where can we expect growth? When will the industry increase its activity?