Delco chamber helps create Marcellus Shale coalition

The president of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with other chamber and union members to create a coalition that will advocate to advance the economic benefits of the Marcellus Shale.



Why Shell acquisition pays off for Beaver County right off the bat

Shell Chemical's now-finalized property acquisition for its ethane cracker plant has enriched Pennsylvania and Beaver County by $270,000, the amount the company is paying in real estate transfer tax.



Fracking support grows with increased awareness, RMU poll shows

Support for the use of fracking by the natural gas industry is growing with awareness despite concerns about potential damage to the environment, a new poll by Robert Morris University shows.



Shell completes purchase of former Horsehead Corp. site

Shell Chemicals has closed on an agreement to buy the former Horsehead Corp. property along the Ohio River where it could build a multibillion dollar ethane cracker plant.



Marcellus housing getting an upgrade

Thanks to the 2014 impact fee, the Pennsylvania Finance Agency is now issuing a Request for Proposals for projects that will improve housing in the Marcellus Shale region in Pennsylvania.



New poll shows majority of Pennsylvanians favor fracking

The survey, performed by Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, shows 57.1 percent of Pennsylvanians support the natural gas drilling technique.



Weekend rain set to clear smoggy Pittsburgh air

Area's high ozone levels will decrease



Natural Gas Weekly Update

Marcellus ethane moves one step closer to Europe with delivery of the first Dragon class liquid gas carrier .



State roundtable focuses on Philadelphia's potential to be energy titan

Joined by state business, energy and labor leaders, Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Dist. 28) hosted an energy roundtable Thursday at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex in Philadelphia, focusing on transforming the city into a global energy hub.



Impact fee revenue comes as welcome news for local budgets

Some welcome news for municipal budgets came on Wednesday from the state Public Utility Commission - millions of dollars is on its way to local coffers from the Marcellus Shale impact fee.