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10.10.14

Marcellus Life: One Greene County man's encounter with a landman

Seismic testing is like doing an underground ultrasound to look for natural gas. The data is used by oil and gas companies to find the best places to drill.

 

10.10.14

Elk herd thriving in drilling boom

Nearly seven years into Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale drilling boom, wildlife officials say the state's elk population continues to flourish despite concerns about industrial footprints, wildlife displacement and habitat degradation.

 

10.10.14

Company to convert natural gas to electricity IMG Midstream plans electric generation facilities in Canton Twp., Smithfield Twp.

IMG Midstream plans to build three small-scale electric generation facilities in Bradford County that will convert natural gas to electricity.

 

10.06.14

Disclosures from railroad on crude oil to be made public

Five months after the government ordered railroads to give states information on shipments of potentially explosive crude oil across borders, Pennsylvania and some counties have not released the disclosures to the public.

 

10.06.14

The Impact of Marcellus Shale Development on Hotel Revenues in Pennsylvania

Recent Research from the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) Penn State regarding total revenue impact of the drilling activity

 

10.02.14

Oil, gas industry boom leads to expansion of laws in Pennsylvania

The booming oil and gas industry has led to an expansion of laws in Pennsylvania and other states aimed at protecting water supplies, an analysis by a group of regulators representing 20 states has found.

 

10.01.14

The facts the anti-frackers ignore

University of Maryland researchers recently warned that hydraulic fracturing - the process of shaking oil and gas free from shale deposits far belowground - could endanger the health of nearby residents by exposing them to air and water pollution.

 

10.01.14

DEP hopes new drilling rules will help find, cap abandoned wells

State environmental regulators hope new oil and gas drilling rules aimed at modern shale drilling will help them find and cap more of the 200,000 old and abandoned wells that dot the countryside.

 

10.01.14

Aker Philadelphia: Keel layed for LNG-ready product tanker

The new 50,000 dwt product tankers are based on a proven Hyundai Mipo Dockyards (HMD) design which incorporates numerous fuel efficiency features, flexible cargo capability, and the latest regulatory requirements.

 

10.01.14

LNG exports get federal approval from Dominion's Cove Point terminal

Federal approval of a much-debated liquefied natural gas export facility in Maryland sends a signal for more drilling in Appalachia that the industry began celebrating Tuesday and environmental groups met with more opposition.