Marcellus Gas Comes To Town -- In More Ways Than One

The Marcellus Shale Coalition held its annual "Shale Gas Insight" conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia to discuss its ramifications.



Former Sunoco refinery in Marcus Hook will process Marcellus Shale products

Sunoco Inc. announced Wednesday that its shuttered Marcus Hook refinery would be reborn as a facility to process Marcellus Shale natural-gas products,



Several express opposition to natural gas pipeline

Staff members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission got an earful of opposition to natural gas at a public hearing on the proposed Constitution Pipeline.



School drilling lease bill heads to Corbett

A bill is headed to Gov. Tom Corbett to allow Pennsylvania's state-owned universities to keep the proceeds if a college decides to lease land for gas drilling.



The Grid: Cheap Natural Gas From Fracking Makes U.S. Surprise Energy Power

Asian demand for natural gas has risen so sharply in recent years that Alaska wants to build a $50 billion pipeline and export terminal to move its stranded supply offshore.



About 4,500 gallons of treated water enters creek

An unspecified amount of treated frack water ran into Pine Creek following a tractor-trailer crash about 1 p.m. Wednesday just south of Ramsey along Route 44.



Planner: Protect 4 Corners from gas drilling

Tioga County Planner and Pine Creek Waterdogs member Jim Weaver spoke Wednesday to about two dozen members of the Tiadaghton Audubon Society at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center here about the importance of getting The Four Corners wild area designated as a High Conservation Value Forest.



Western Pa. natural gas destined for Europe

More natural gas from Western Pennsylvania will flow to Europe as part of a Philadelphia company’s new export pipeline project, a company official said on Tuesday.



Shale health advisory panel in works

A Senate Republican leader is drafting a bill to create a panel to address public health and safety issues stemming from drilling operations in the Marcellus Shale region.



Flush natural gas industry eyes exports

Producers embrace the idea of exporting natural gas, which would increase demand, boost prices, and spur more production. Exports would mean more American jobs producing gas. The income would also improve America's balance of trade.