News

07.08.14

Fracking Has 'Cut Carbon Emissions More than All the World's Wind and Solar Energy'

Fracking has led to a greater reduction in carbon emissions than all the world’s wind turbines and solar panels put together, the Council of Europe heard last week.

 

07.08.14

Act 13 funds tapped for Sewickley Township road repair

Municipalities in the region are planning to repair roads with the money they are expected to receive this month from the state's natural gas impact fee that was levied on drilling activity in the Marcellus shale reserves last year.

 

07.07.14

2014 Pipeline Roundup: Moving Marcellus and Utica Production to New Markets

Surging natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica shales are moving in nearly every direction. Literally - with pipeline projects proposed or under review.

 

07.02.14

Building tanks and a workforce

One Johnstown manufacturing company summarizes local employment trends in one word: boomerang.

 

07.01.14

Crew monitors gas wells in 'living, breathing' safety operation

In a darkened office in Chartiers, three people surrounded by computer monitors keep their fingers on 600 gas wells across several counties.

 

07.01.14

Natural gas drilling money: Where is it going in York County?

York County commissioners have approved more than $1.7 million for parks and preservation.

 

06.28.14

Crew monitors gas wells in 'living, breathing' safety operation

In a darkened office in Chartiers, three people surrounded by computer monitors keep their fingers on 600 gas wells across several counties.

 

06.27.14

Lackawanna College President Volk touts college's drilling programs

The president of Lackawanna College pitched the school's successful program to train workers for gas field jobs as a possible national model to members of Congress.

 

06.26.14

Natural Gas Is "Happening", Kenworth Says (USA)

The resurging construction industry is pushing sales of vocational trucks so much that Kenworth wants to expand the compressed natural gas (CNG) truck market.

 

06.26.14

Natural gas revival goes beyond the production field

America is enjoying a remarkably positive new phenomenon: businesses, many of which were once thought lost for good, are returning their operations to U.S. soil.