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10.28.14

Pennsylvania townships wary of proposed shale gas tax

There are three basic themes to opposing a severance tax on Pennsylvania's shale gas production, such as the one currently being proposed by gubernatorial hopeful Tom Wolf and vehemently opposed by incumbent Tom Corbett.

 

10.24.14

First Natural Gas GM Pickups With 5.3L Engines Announced

Nat G CNG Solutions announced today that it has delivered the first natural gas half-ton pickup trucks with General Motors' 5.3 liter direct injection engine.

 

10.24.14

PSE&G cuts gas bills

Public Service Electric and Gas Co. is giving its residential gas customers a big bill credit for the next three months, worth about $118 a household, thanks to opportune purchases of shale gas.

 

10.23.14

York County directs Marcellus Shale funds toward Delta parks, recreation

Commissioners directed $25,000 to the study for the borough

 

10.23.14

Final bills address Marcellus lease issues

Marcellus Shale leaseholders would have more protection in dealing with drillers under new laws signed Wednesday by Gov. Tom Corbett.

 

10.22.14

Legislature OKs bill requiring more frequent gas production reports

A bill approved by the state House and Senate would change the way drillers report gas production figures. The measure now awaits Governor Corbett's signature.

 

10.21.14

Chevron to partner in $20 million regional STEM initiative

Chevron Corp. today said $20 million will be poured into a new initiative to improve education and technical training for the region's workforce.

 

10.21.14

New tracers can identify frack fluids in the environment

Scientists have developed new geochemical tracers that can identify hydraulic fracturing flowback fluids that have been spilled or released into the environment.

 

10.20.14

Without pipelines, gas can't get to demand

We will start hearing this week from gas companies how they performed during the fiscal quarter that ended Sept. 30. Expect to hear a lot about dismal prices in the Marcellus shale.

 

10.20.14

Plastics, tech sectors crucial to cracker plants

As is the case with other high-profile proposals to build petrochemical plants close to the shale gas that would feed them, Odebrecht hasn't made a final decision to build on the spot it picked in West Virginia.