Tioga County resident concerned about methane migration

Natural gas drilling and its effects on water wells again was focused on an incident of methane migration that happened in June.



Gas company partners with conservation group

Anadarko, the National Wildlife Turkey Federation - and the Keystone Energy Forum - recently co-hosted "Fueling Conservation," a fundraiser to help pay for habitat projects in Clinton and Lycoming counties.



Liquified Petroleum Gas Fracturing-Will It Replace Hydraulic Fracturing?

Can liquified petroleum gas (LPG) fracturing be used in place of hydraulic fracturing?



County hears proposals for shale revenues

Monessen municipal fire Chief Del Hepple made a plea for the Westmoreland County Commissioners to consider using Marcellus shale gas drilling proceeds to help volunteer fire departments.



Students Explore Career Options at Marcellus Camp

Teenagers learned about career paths in the shale gas industry while attending the inaugural Marcellus Camp 2012 at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.



US approves portion of Keystone pipeline

TransCanada has a permit, but not for the larger portion of Keystone, which would transport Canadian oil sands from Alberta.



EPA to stop Dimock Twp. water deliveries

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will end water deliveries to four homes in Dimock Township after a repeat round of sampling found no contamination "that would give EPA reason to take further action".



Court throws out state zoning for Marcellus Shale drilling

A Commonwealth Court panel ruled that the state cannot require local municipalities to allow gas drilling in areas that would conflict with their zoning rules.



Seismic testing to map the Marcellus Shale created loud noises in parts of South Fayette

Loud pounding sounds and convoys of large trucks through South Fayette recently were made by Dawson Geophysical Co., which was performing seismic testing.



Montco Rep Sees Big Savings For School Districts In Natural Gas

School districts looking to trim the fat in already tight budgets could see substantial savings by changing the way their school buses are powered.