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03.10.14

Monday Update: Timing right for Sanofi natural gas service

Mid-2013 was a good time for Sanofi-Pasteur to switch to natural gas. The eve of the coldest winter in at least a decade, the 6.5-mile extension of a natural gas pipeline in Monroe County turned on, helping the vaccine maker convert from heating oil that had to be delivered by convoys of tanker trucks.

 

03.07.14

Chevron pizza 'scandal' isn't one in small town

Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker.

 

03.05.14

Chevron finishes installing new wellheads at Greene County explosion site

Chevron over the weekend finished installing new wellheads at a Greene County site but continues to investigate what caused a recent explosion and subsequent days-long fire that killed a worker.

 

03.05.14

McDonald buys salt with gas drilling impact money

McDonald council members voted tonight to use $12,000 from natural gas drilling impact fees to pay for road salt.

 

03.03.14

Charleroi Area OKs gas-drilling deal

Charleroi Area has struggled to balance its budget in the wake of state funding cuts in recent years. But after approving an agreement with EQT Corp. to allow horizontal drilling on its property, the school board hopes to see a boost in revenue.

 

03.03.14

Natural gas industry buoyed by advancing technology

From the office computer to the drill site, to the wells that can stretch more than three miles underground, nearly everything in Pennsylvania's natural gas industry is different from just a few years ago.

 

02.26.14

Natural gas plant to break ground in Porter Township this spring

A Canadian power developer plans to break ground on its first $400 million power plant in Porter Township this spring.

 

02.25.14

Fee hikes for Marcellus wells to generate $5M in revenue

Permit fees for some wells in the Marcellus Shale will increase come spring, a move that will generate just under $5 million in additional revenue, the Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday

 

02.25.14

Senior housing gets $500,000+ in tax credits

Natural gas impact fees are going to help to build a senior citizen apartment complex for those seeking to downsize, according to state lawmakers and city officials.

 

02.24.14

Chevron caps one of two wells involved in Greene County fire

Chevron said on Sunday afternoon that one of two wells in Greene County that were still leaking natural gas after a Feb. 11 explosion has been capped.