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03.24.15

PennEast Pipeline Could Save Consumers Nearly $1 Billion Annually in Energy Costs for Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Concentric Energy Advisors' Analysis Estimates Consumer Savings of More Than $890 Million Had PennEast Pipeline's Capacity Been Available Last Winter

 

03.24.15

County Commissioners Disagree With Wolf's Severance Tax

When Gov. Tom Wolf was campaigning, he said if elected he would place a severance tax on Marcellus shale gas in the commonwealth, and now he's moving forward on a plan to do just that. The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, however, doesn't agree with some changes.

 

03.24.15

Canadian company centers its Marcellus push in Southpointe

A team of engineers, architects and others last month moved into an office at Southpointe, ground zero for companies working in the Marcellus shale and a hub for Stantec's engineering and environmental services for the oil and gas industry.

 

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.