Yablonsky: Wolf's severance tax plan will hurt development

Gov. Tom. Wolf's proposed natural gas severance tax is, by a factor of two, the highest such tax in the U.S., Allegheny Conference on Community Development CEO Dennis Yablonsky said Friday.



The deal Hog Father's would have liked to refuse

As natural gas prices have fallen, producers have sought price breaks from businesses that supply them. As it turns out, they've sought concessions from those that feed them, too.



Dominion celebrates construction of Cove Point liquefaction project

Dominion said it has celebrated with its international business partners and Maryland community leaders the construction of the Dominion Cove Point LNG liquefaction project.



State approves Peoples Natural Gas' plans to expand natural gas service

Homes and businesses in southwestern Pennsylvania currently powered by oil, propane and electricity now have the opportunity to ask for natural gas instead.



Dominion Accepting Applications for $1.5 Million in Education Grants

Grants focus on energy, environment and workforce development



Courtney challenges Wolf's extraction tax

Questioning whether the Natural Gas Severance Tax will penalize counties that drill and reward those that do not, Westmoreland County Commissioner Tyler Courtney sent Gov. Tom Wolf a letter last week asking for clarification of his policy.



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



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.



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.



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.