2012 Marcellus Shale Impact Fee revenue over $198 million

The Marcellus Shale Impact Fee has generated more than $198,000,000 in revenue for 2012, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).



The Infrastructure Boom in Eastern Ohio's Shale Play

With the ongoing development of the Marcellus and Utica shale plays in eastern Ohio, the oil and gas industry will be installing thousands of miles of pipelines to transport natural gas and natural gas liquids to processing facilities and ultimately to market.



Chevron may build regional HQ at campus in Moon

Chevron Corp. is acquiring two adjoining parcels of land in Moon that it may use for a regional headquarters campus - an apparent sign that the gas industry boom is prompting the energy giant to plant more permanent roots in the region.



Natural gas service bills clear Senate panel

A Senate committee overwhelmingly approved two bills to give state government a role in directing utilities to extend natural gas service to areas that lack it.



Berks official calls gas pipeline here likely

When it comes to a major natural gas pipeline project, Berks County officials aren't reading much into the word "suspended."



Air Products to build its first U.S. heat exchanger

The device will allow for export of natural gas, marking a shift in national energy sector.



State: Drilling didn't foul northeast Pa. wells

Gas drilling isn't to blame for a high-profile case of methane contamination in northeastern Pennsylvania, state environmental regulators said Monday, but a homeowner with fouled water vowed to press on and said she doesn't trust the agency.



Jail term imposed for Marcellus pipeline damage

A Marcellus Shale natural gas worker who admitted he knowingly on three occasions in June 2011 damaged a buried pipeline in northern Lycoming County with an excavator will spend a year and a day in prison.



Municipalities count the ways to spend gas well impact fee disbursements

Greene County government was not going to collapse if it had not received $3.1 million in Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling impact fees earlier this year. But county commission Chairman Chuck Morris did refer to the money as "a blessing."



In Steel Valley, composite gas tanks sign of revolution

For more than 100 years, the Christy Park Plant in McKeesport has been manipulating steel into cylinders.