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03.23.15

Odysseys: Kazakhstan native blazed a trail for female oil engineers

Once Natalya Sachivichik gets focused on a goal, it's almost impossible to talk her out of it. Her parents knew it, so they didn't even try to change her mind when she said she wanted to be a gas and petroleum engineer.

 

03.23.15

Test results: Air not impacted by EQT well pad in Union Township

Test results from an independent company showed air quality at EZT's Trax Farm well pad in Union Township was normal during the testing period.

 

03.20.15

Obama administration unveils new fracking rules

The Obama administration said Friday it is tightening rules on fracking with regulations that it says will preserve the oil and gas extraction method while protecting water supplies and the environment.

 

03.19.15

Peoples Natural Gas proposes rate cut

Peoples Natural Gas said it will seek to lower a portion of its rate beginning Oct. 1.

 

03.18.15

What They're Saying About Higher Energy Tax Proposals

It's increasingly - if not alarmingly - clear that proposed higher energy tax plans in Harrisburg, including the governor's proposal: 1) do not reflect current market conditions; 2) will not generate the promised revenues; and 3) threaten thousands of good-paying Pennsylvania jobs and our region's manufacturing potential.

 

03.18.15

Texas plans to power government vehicles with natural gas

Last week, legislators in Texas introduced State Bill (SB) 12, with the goal of converting as many as 28,000 state vehicles to natural gas and establishing 20 new natural gas fueling stations each year for 10 years.

 

03.18.15

Peoples to give people a break on gas bills

Peoples Natural Gas customers can expect a cut in their monthly bills starting in October, the utility said Tuesday.

 

03.17.15

Gas drillers says Wolf's severance tax plan would force them to overpay while prices are low

Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal to impose a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production could yield hundreds of millions of dollars in extra revenue while prices are at rock bottom, because it would set a floor on the price at which the tax is calculated.

 

03.17.15

Gas drillers says Wolf's severance tax plan would force them to overpay while prices are low

Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal to impose a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production could yield hundreds of millions of dollars in extra revenue while prices are at rock bottom, because it would set a floor on the price at which the tax is calculated.

 

03.16.15

As NC fracking moratorium lifts, Lee County awaits wildcatters

Drilling focus turns to 3 counties at epicenter of N.C. gas resources