Drilling permit fees to rise

The price for a shale well permit in Pennsylvania is about to go up so the ranks of environmental regulators can grow.



Study: Crude exports yield big economic benefits for Pennsylvania

A new state-by-state analysis shows that Pennsylvania could add up to 14,534 jobs and $2.15 billion to the state economy in 2020 if federal restrictions on U.S. crude exports were lifted, said Executive Director of the Associated Petroleum Industries of PA (API-PA) Stephanie Catarino Wissman.



Marcellus companies on cutting edge

In the crook of a hill on a dirt road north of Meshoppen lies Cabot Oil & Gas's pride and joy: the Bray, a 10-well pad that produced enough natural gas in its first month to supply the city of Philadelphia for a month.



First private-public compressed natural gas filling station dedicated in Lancaster

Lancaster County's first private-public compressed natural gas filling station was dedicated Thursday at the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority's transfer station on Harrisburg Pike.



LCSWMA opens CNG station

The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority officially opened its new $4.8 million compressed-natural-gas station Thursday at the authority's campus in Manheim Township.



Williams representatives outline pipeline expansion project

Plans for a new pipeline to transport natural gas from the Marcellus Shale are underway, and on Wednesday, Dallas Township officials and residents got an idea of what to expect.



Growing Marcellus production shifts pipeline activity

Oil and gas pipelines across the country are being expanded to handle increased production from shale plays, but those in the eastern part of the country are seeing the most changes, according to investment firm Moody's.



Power Plant Set to Open in 2016

A construction site in Bradford County is the future home of the Panda Liberty Generating Station. It will be the first new power plant in Pennsylvania to convert natural gas from Marcellus Shale drilling into electricity.



EPA changes course on injection well approval

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken the unusual step of withdrawing its February approval of a 7,300-foot-deep injection well being drilled to permanently store shale gas drilling waste water near DuBois, Clearfield County.



Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett Joins Panda Power Funds to Break Ground on 829-MW Marcellus Shale-Gas Power Plant

First new power plant located on the Marcellus Shale gas formation; Plant expected to contribute up to $5.97 billion to area economy; create 500 jobs; Natural gas-fueled generating station will power up to 1 million homes; Gemma Power Systems to build plant with Siemens Energy technology