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.



Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs and Keystone Energy Forum Partner on 2nd Annual Outdoor Forum on Marcellus Shale

The Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs (PFSC) and the Keystone Energy Forum (KEF) will hold their 2nd annual joint forum focusing on Marcellus Shale development in Pennsylvania.



Federal commission seeks comment on pipeline project

FERC is seeking public comment (Thursday in New Milford) on a proposed Constitution Pipeline project that will run from Susquehanna County to northern New York state.



Natural gas royalties in Bradford County reach $160 million

So far, Marcellus Shale gas production has generated $160 million in royalties for land owners in Bradford County, a Penn State Extension educator said at a recent public meeting in Wysox Township.



DCED chief: Pennsylvania at center of energy revolution

A top state official said that Pennsylvania is at the center of an "energy revolution" and attention has now moved to drawing companies related to natural gas drilling to the state.