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04.21.17

Massive Natural Gas Deposit Discovered In The Gulf Coast Basin

Technological advancements have just pushed the boundaries of recoverable oil and gas in the U.S. further, according to an announcement by the U.S. Geological Survey.

 

04.17.17

State air-quality agencies' report tracks pollution control progress

"The Greatest Story Seldom Told: Profiles & Success Stories in Air Pollution Control" includes key metrics from concentrations of criteria pollutants like ground-level ozone and air releases of toxic chemicals to compliance and enforcement activity...

 

04.12.17

ANALYSIS-New U.S. pipelines to drive natural gas boom as exports surge

U.S. energy firms are scrambling to finish a slew of pipelines that will unleash rich reserves of shale gas in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio as the nation prepares to become one of the world's top natural gas exporters.

 

04.10.17

Federal regulators say pipeline's effect would be 'limited'

The environmental impacts of a proposed $1.2 billion natural gas pipeline from northeastern Pennsylvania to New Jersey would be "effectively limited," federal regulators said Friday.

 

04.07.17

New API poll shows consumers concerned about potential increasing costs of ethanol mandate

API Downstream Group Director Frank Macchiarola released a new poll showing that consumers are concerned the Renewable Fuel Standard could hurt their pocket books.

 

04.06.17

Shell makes good progress on site work for Pennsylvania petrochemicals complex

Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC (Shell) has made good progress on site preparations for its new major petrochemicals complex in Pennsylvania, USA. The early works programme is in preparation for the start of main site construction in late 2017, with commercial production beginning early next decade.

 

04.05.17

API's Gerard releases new study on impacts of restricting fossil fuel production

API President and CEO Jack Gerard stressed the need for forward-looking energy policies that embrace the U.S. energy renaissance as API released a new study examining the negative impacts of policies that restrict the production of fossil fuels.

 

03.31.17

Report and Plans Released for Enhancing Petrochemicals, Plastics Manufacturing in Pennsylvania

The study... forecasts $2.7 to 3.7 billion in investments in natural gas liquid assets as well as the opportunity to attract additional cracker plants, and petrochemical and plastics manufacturing.

 

03.31.17

Environmental groups challenge Keystone XL pipeline approval

A coalition of environmental groups challenged the federal permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline in court on Thursday because they say additional environmental scrutiny is needed.

 

03.30.17

Manufacturers share gameplan for Southwestern Pennsylvania 'renaissance' at shale summit

Thursday's conference at WCCC's Advanced Technology Center focused on education, employment and economic development opportunities related to Marcellus shale natural gas drilling.