News

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.

 

10.29.14

Short film gives viewers a tour of Pennsylvania's most drilled county

Bradford, PA County Commissioner Doug McLinko shows viewers the reality of hosting hydraulic fracturing operations.

 

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.