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11.11.14

Marcellus players looking long-term

If there's a notion out there of wildcatters hopping from town to town, striking it rich on an oil and gas well and moving on to the next great thing, it isn't so today. Not with shale. This, companies say, is a long-term game.

 

11.10.14

Natural Gas Airplanes Take Off

Natural gas airplanes are not something we hear about everyday but they've been around a while and now they're taking off.

 

11.07.14

Speakers: Having trained gas and oil workers pivotal to region

In 10 years, the natural gas and oil industry in Pennsylvania could lose 50 percent of its workforce because of retirements and expansion, which makes it critical that the region have properly trained workers to take their place.

 

11.07.14

Sunoco Logistics plans second, larger pipeline to East Coast

Companies eager to ship their bounty of propane, ethane and butane from natural gas wells in the Marcellus and Utica shale fields convinced Sunoco Logistics to start work on a second pipeline to an East Coast port.

 

11.07.14

The PennEast Pipeline project

The proposed route map illustrates the survey corridor for the current preferred route.

 

11.07.14

Fracking in Marcellus turns 10

It doesn't take a petroleum engineer to see how far fracking has come since its first successful use on a Marcellus shale well 10 years ago.

 

11.04.14

Company to build small power plants in Marcellus region

A Pennsylvania company is advancing plans to build a dozen small power plants in the Marcellus Shale region, producing electricity for the grid directly from nearby gas wells.

 

11.04.14

Natural gas royalties open farm opportunities

The tractors at Weatherbury Farm are a little fancier than the old ones, and a $65,000 compost and manure spreader purchased last year puts down fertilizer evenly.

 

11.03.14

Mineral rights, royalties flowing to Western Pa. charities

Some universities and charities don't need a gas well in their backyards to be enriched by the Marcellus shale frenzy.

 

11.02.14

Natural gas glut in Appalachia keeps pushing prices downward

Lower gas prices and a production glut in Appalachia aren't deterring the biggest drillers in the Marcellus shale.