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02.17.15

Pennsylvania raised $19 million from leases to drill beneath waterways

When Gov. Tom Wolf issued an executive order prohibiting the state from signing new leases for gas drilling beneath state parks and forests in January, he left a third category open for business: public lands managed by the state's conservation agency.

 

02.13.15

Shale gas and tight oil are commercially produced in just four countries

The United States, Canada, China, and Argentina are currently the only four countries in the world that are producing commercial volumes of either natural gas from shale formations (shale gas) or crude oil from tight formations (tight oil).

 

02.13.15

UPS wants to build 8 natural gas fuel stations in New Stanton

UPS Inc. wants to build eight stations dispensing compressed natural gas to fuel company vehicles at its facility in New Stanton.

 

02.12.15

Tunkhannock may get gas connection by next year

Tunkhannock may finally be able to tap into the rich Marcellus gas field, a UGI spokesman told the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.

 

02.12.15

New oil and gas regulations could be a test for the Wolf administration

The next draft of a controversial package of state environmental rules for oil and gas well sites is due to be revealed near the beginning of March, and observers will be watching to see how Gov. Tom Wolf's administration leaves its mark on the standards.

 

02.11.15

Tom Wolf, revealed: Good grief

Gov. Tom Wolf supports fewer jobs for Pennsylvanians, especially for minorities attempting to step onto the first rung of the employment experience ladder. He also supports fewer small businesses doing business in the Keystone State.

 

02.11.15

Attention PIOGA members: Recap of governor's severance tax proposal

PIOGA Members: Gov. Tom Wolf's news conference was broadcast on PCN this morning (February 11)

 

02.11.15

Rebellion Photonics: Thriving On Fumes

By creating a better tool for spotting gas leaks from oilfields and pipelines, tiny Rebellion Photonics got the jump on a global market no one else could see.

 

02.10.15

Range Resources wins award for Cross Creek turkey habitat

Range Resources employees have another feather in their caps - or hard hats. The company received a statewide corporate conservation award from the National Wild Turkey Federation for its initiative to establish wildlife habitats in Cross Creek County Park last year.

 

02.09.15

PIOGA, Kids Get It donate money to schools for energy projects

Five Pennsylvania schools will receive a total of $2,048 in grants from the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA) to create energy-related projects.