NiSource sees 70-mile pipeline job beginning in August

NiSource Midstream Services hopes to begin by August laying a 70-mile natural gas pipeline across Southwestern Pennsylvania.



House approves bill on drilling at state colleges

The state House of Representatives approved a measure tonight that could expand drilling on state-owned lands, including on the campuses of the State System of Higher Education colleges.



Local companies drill into natural gas industry

Sales of manufactured gas-development materials help companies in the area diversify and tap into the lucrative energy-development market.



UGI applies for gas pipeline in Kingston Twp.

CH2M HILL, on behalf of UGI Energy Services Inc., has applied for a 27.4-mile, 24-inch diameter natural gas transmission pipeline.



Marcellus gas cuts price premiums to decade lows

So much natural gas is coming from the Marcellus shale deposit in the U.S. Northeast that costs for utilities are at levels unseen in more than a decade.



Penn State Extension Makes Inroads with NGVs

Penn State Extension hosted an event focused on the use of natural gas vehicles in Pennsylvania.



OSHA and NIOSH issue hazard alert for silica exposure in fracking operations

OSHA and NIOSH issued an alert that outlines the health hazards associated with hydraulic fracturing and focuses specifically on exposures to airborne silica.



Settlement reached between Chesapeake Energy, Terry Twp. residents

A settlement was reached between residents of Terry Township and Chesapeake Energy in the amount of $1.6 million.



Marcellus Shale Business Expo attracts thousands

The Northern Tier Marcellus Shale Business Expo, in its third year, featured 240 businesses from all parts of the country.



Cracker plant proposed in West Virginia

Aither Chemicals LLC of South Charleston, W.Va. is taking the first steps toward determining market interest for the chemicals and plastics that would be produced by a cracker facility in the Kanawha Valley region of the state.